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Guest Lecturer Kevin M. Helmich

Kevin M. Helmich has been asked to act as a guest lecturer for the Human Development & Family Studies graduate program at Iowa State University, Course HD FS 484: Estate Planning for Families. Mr. Helmich’s presentation is entitled “The Probate Process – A View from the Clouds”. The presentation will [...]

By | 2018-05-17T18:06:59+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

Beggs & Lane Welcomes Ed Holland

Beggs & Lane is pleased to welcome G. Edison (Ed) Holland, Jr. back to the firm. Mr. Holland recently retired as president and CEO of Southern Company Holdings and executive vice president of Southern Company Services. Prior to these roles, he served as president, CEO, and Chairman of Mississippi Power [...]

By | 2018-03-22T13:52:08+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|

What To Expect When You Are Named A Successor Trustee

By: Kevin M. Helmich, Esq. Beggs & Lane, RLLP Your parents call and tell you that they are nominating you as the “successor trustee” in their estate planning documents. What does that mean? For purposes of this article, I am going to assume that your parents have appointed you as [...]

By | 2018-07-02T23:35:42+00:00 March 8th, 2018|

Understanding Homeowners Insurance Policies

By Terrie Didier Insurance policies can be complicated and sometimes require a flowchart to determine whether a loss is or is not covered after considering the exclusions and the exceptions to the exclusions. But some basic points for understanding insurance policies are discussed below. • There are eight general forms [...]

By | 2017-09-26T17:00:52+00:00 September 26th, 2017|

Marc Huff Earns LLM in Taxation

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that partner Marc Huff has earned an LL.M.  degree in taxation from the University of Alabama School of law. “We congratulate Marc on earning this advanced law degree.  The LL.M in taxation makes Marc particularly well qualified to advise clients on complex estate [...]

By | 2017-09-11T12:23:00+00:00 September 11th, 2017|

Amy P. Slaman Selected To Leadership Okaloosa Program

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that Amy P. Slaman has been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Leadership Okaloosa program. Leadership Okaloosa is an esteemed leadership training and development program with a 26 year history of being a vital part of the growth and development of Okaloosa County’s [...]

By | 2018-04-05T13:39:25+00:00 August 30th, 2017|

Jeff Stone To Assume New Role As Vice President-General Counsel And Corporate Secretary For Gulf Power

Beggs & Lane congratulates Jeff Stone on his new role as Vice President-General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Gulf Power. During his 33 years at the firm, Jeff represented Gulf Power in numerous regulatory proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission, including the initial creation of the Purchased Power Capacity [...]

By | 2018-02-01T15:42:00+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

The Department of Labor Intends to (Eventually) Revise Its 2016 Rule Increasing Salary Minimums for Certain Overtime Exemptions

By Russell F. Van Sickle As of June 30, 2017, last year’s controversial Department of Labor (DOL) rule increasing the minimum annual salary for most overtime exemptions to $913 per week ($47,476 annually) can now be declared dead.  However, the DOL has not abandoned its plans to increase the minimum [...]

By | 2017-07-05T12:28:12+00:00 July 5th, 2017|