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Meet Kristin 1080 675 Jonathon Frantz

Meet Kristin

Please welcome Kristin Berg to our team here at Post Falls Law!  Kristin is a Paralegal at Post Falls Law. She is responsible for compiling and analyzing information, drafting pleadings, and correspondence. Kristin is currently a student at North Idaho College in the Paralegal program, she will obtain her Associates of Applied Science Degree and Certificate…

Why You Need a Written Contract 795 675 Paul

Why You Need a Written Contract

  Elementary school kids across the country have found decades of profit on street corners selling lemonade. However, None of these young soft drink entrepreneurs have had a business license or contract. This begs the question, then, at what point does a freelance project become something that requires legal counsel? Does a $100 service deserve…

WILL You TRUST Your Kids? 1080 675 Jonathon Frantz

WILL You TRUST Your Kids?

  Why you need a WILL or TRUST No matter how many times I’ve seen a child get robbed of his or her inheritance, it still makes me sick. Bob and Linda, both with children from a previous relationship, got another chance at love. Unfortunately, neither of them had a will or trust (an estate…

Bankruptcy Basics: Covering Your Assets Jonathon Frantz

Bankruptcy Basics: Covering Your Assets

So, you’re in a tight spot and you’re thinking about filing bankruptcy, eh?  The aim of bankruptcy is simple: pay creditors as much as possible while leaving the debtor (the person filing bankruptcy) with enough assets to have a “fresh start.”  The way to accomplish that goal, however, involves quite a bit of work. First,…

Business Partner Trouble? 300 300 Jonathon Frantz

Business Partner Trouble?

Trouble with a business partner? Post Falls Law can help! *The following names of my clients have been changed to protect their privacy. This case started in the early nineties. David and Goliath, two partners, drafted an airtight partnership agreement as they ventured into the business of apartment rentals. Idaho requires, unless otherwise provided for…

Idaho Childcare Power of Attorney 615 408 Jonathon Frantz

Idaho Childcare Power of Attorney

When do you need a Child care Power of Attorney? You’re going under a long-term medical treatment and grandma and grandpa will be taking care of the kids. Or maybe you are taking some time to get your life in order and your sibling will be watching your child in the meantime. Whatever the reason…

Trademark Infringement: Knowing How Not to Name Your Company 300 300 Jonathon Frantz

Trademark Infringement: Knowing How Not to Name Your Company

Many of us have aspirations of starting a successful company. I know I did when I started Post Falls Law, LLC. But what does it take to have your own company and why does it even matter? Like many things in life, your company will probably be judged by its “cover”- err, I mean name.…

Preliminary Hearings Galore! What are they all for in Criminal Cases? Jonathon Frantz

Preliminary Hearings Galore! What are they all for in Criminal Cases?

The criminal justice system can be a little overwhelming at times, especially if it’s new to you (let’s hope you never have to worry about that); but, what can you expect if you are served a complaint?  Or even worse, arrested?  One thing you can be certain: you’ll have plenty of chances to appear in…

What’s in a Name? 960 540 Jonathon Frantz

What’s in a Name?

Quite a bit actually! When it comes to contract law, the name signed at the bottom of the document determines who is liable to perform the obligations in the contract. This comes into play most often with small business owners who see themselves and their business as one and the same. However, if you have…