Articles From Ashley Crettol

Life insurance litigation post-divorce: Easy to avoid, commonly neglected By Lauren J. Wolven & Ashley Crettol Trusts and Estates, August 2010 Even if a valid waiver is included in the divorce decree, practitioners should also impress upon their clients the importance of changing their beneficiary designations.
Case summaries By Ashley Crettol & Kurt Kamrath Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2008 The First Circuit found that under a partnership agreement that includes an arbitration clause, a corporation cannot avoid arbitration by naming as defendants two non-signatories to the agreement.
Happenings By Kurt Kamrath & Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2008 Florida recently passed a bill that requires parties in homeowner’s association disputes to attempt mediation or arbitration prior to filing suit.
Happenings By Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2008 An amendment to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration rules was approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Case summaries By Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, April 2008 The dispute between Preston and Ferrer, who were disagreeing over whether the California Talent Agency Act (CTAA) or the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) had initial jurisdiction over concerns with their contract, was decided on February 20, 2008.
ADR happenings By Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2008 Recent developments in ADR. 
Supreme Court to decide two cases involving Power of Arbitration Agreements By Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2008 There are currently two cases on the Supreme Court docket for the 2007-2008 term which question the power of arbitration clauses.
Case summaries By Ashley Crettol Alternative Dispute Resolution, January 2008 Local 15 objected to a new system implemented by Exelon Corporation, which, during an emergency, would summon those employees who were not already at work.

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