Keeping Trust Documents

By: John B.C. Porter, Esquire Until recently, if a member walked into a credit union in Ohio and wanted to open a trust account, the credit union, being properly advised by its legal counsel, required the member to provide the credit union with a copy of the trust instrument. The credit union needed a copy…

The Litigation Process in 4 Paragraphs.

When a lawyer files suit on behalf of a client, there is a lengthy process involved.  First, the lawyer has to develop an understanding of the law and make sure the complaint filed is not frivolous.  This means that the complaint has to be supported by facts and that the law has to support the…

Rob Rutkowski to present on “Why Members Sue Credit Unions and Win”

Rob will be presenting a webinar on June 19 to the Illinois League of Credit Unions on “Why Member Sue Credit Unions and Win”, which is part of their Quick Bites seminar series.  This seminar will provide participants with a guide to keeping their credit union out of hot water. Topics of discussion will include the Truth in Lending…

Liability for Sponsorship of an Event

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Fall 2005 edition of The WWR Letter:  Liability for Sponsorship of an Event By: Sara Donnersbach, Esquire  What risks are there in sponsoring an event, if those participating are injured during the event? The answer to this question depends on what the sponsor does to carefully plan and take…