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Announcing 2020 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Announcing 2020 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Over the last 30+ years, Davenport Evans scholarships have benefited over 250 high school seniors through the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. The scholarships are designated for use at institutions of higher learning in the state of South Dakota. “The firm...

Davenport Evans Sponsors Levitt in Your Living Room Series

Davenport Evans Sponsors Levitt in Your Living Room Series

Join Levitt at the Falls and sponsor Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith for the premier of Levitt in Your Living Room, May 16 at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live! What is Levitt in Your Living Room? It’s a sneak peak, it’s a deep dive, and it’s a musical experience to...

How to Prepare Your Will from Home

How to Prepare Your Will from Home

Davenport Evans continues to actively provide estate planning services during this time of social distancing. The following estate planning lawyers at Davenport Evans can be contacted by phone or email through these links:  Sarah Richardson Larson, Matthew W. Van...

The SECURE Act Impacts Distributions from Your IRA and Retirement Plan

The SECURE Act Impacts Distributions from Your IRA and Retirement Plan

The SECURE Act, more formally known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act,” was enacted December 20, 2019. The SECURE Act made significant changes to the rules for distributions from IRAs and retirement plans. Lifetime Distributions Begin...

Davenport Evans Lawyers Rank Tier One by Chambers 2020

Davenport Evans Lawyers Rank Tier One by Chambers 2020

Lawyers from Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP in Sioux Falls, SD have again been ranked Tier One by Chambers USA. In South Dakota, rankings are given in five categories: Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Labor &...

A Thank You Drive-Through for Administrative Professionals’ Day

A Thank You Drive-Through for Administrative Professionals’ Day

Office life has changed in the light of COVID-19. So how do you throw an office party? At Davenport Evans Law Firm, in Sioux Falls, SD, it's been a few weeks since the lawyers and staff have worked side-by-side. While the firm is busy serving clients by phone, email...

Remote Notary Law Adopted in South Dakota

Remote Notary Law Adopted in South Dakota

South Dakota’s strides into the digital age continue to change the way financial institutions do business. Last month, our e-newsletter highlighted changes to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) to allow for legal recognition of blockchain as an electronic...

What is Remote Notarization?

What is Remote Notarization?

Remote notarization allows a notary to notarize a document executed by an individual not in their physical presence at the time the document was signed. Instead, the individual may execute the document remotely, so long as they appear before the notary by means of...

EEOC and DHS Issue Updated Guidance For Employers to Address COVID-19

EEOC and DHS Issue Updated Guidance For Employers to Address COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created a great deal of uncertainty in the workplace, forcing many employers to search for ways to protect their staff while struggling to stay in business. Fortunately, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has...