As a business owner, keeping informed about the finer points of employment law is important. If you're getting ready to hire your first employees, you need to be sure that you understand exactly what you can and cannot do. Don't risk getting yourself into legal trouble by asking the wrong question at the interview or making an off-hand comment that's considered legally unacceptable. I created this site to give you the basics of employment law expectations. I hope that the information here helps you to understand what you should and shouldn't do as you're interviewing and hiring your first staff members.
3 January 2017
With winter weather in full swing in many areas of the country, the risk of accidents is increasing. The better prepared you are for the season's weather, the safer you will be on the road. Whether you're experienced with driving in the snow or not, you should be attentive to your winter preparations and behaviors. Negligence on the road can leave you facing a potential personal injury suit. Here's a look at some of the things that you need to know to minimize your risk.
14 December 2016
At the very least, it is common knowledge that everyone should have a will. Unfortunately, a will may not be enough, and can cause your heirs to be shortchanged. A will is only a single part of estate planning, because a will cannot accomplish everything that needs to be done. Keep reading to understand what to expect by using a will and additional estate planning methods. Making Burial Wishes A mistake that some people make is listing their wishes for their funeral in their will.
23 November 2016
According to a 2005 study, a whopping 46% of bankruptcies have to do with medical conditions and expenses. Inadequate health insurance can easily lead to overwhelming medical debt, but so can just having a chronic or devastating health condition that leaves you struggling with co-pays and uncovered expenses. Is bankruptcy necessarily the best option? Maybe not. Don't be shocked if you meet with a bankruptcy attorney who ends up advising you not to file for relief.
3 November 2016
Are you running low on merchandise because your vendor never showed up to make a delivery? If you have been unable to resolve the problem because the vendor is not cooperating, a litigation lawyer will be able to handle everything on your behalf. There are a few things that you might be able to sue the other party for. In this article, you will learn more about the ways that a lawyer can assist with your dispute.
12 October 2016
Were you involved in a traffic stop and now face marijuana charges? Perhaps it was the first time that you have ever been in trouble. Some people in your situation make the mistake of trying to navigate the judicial system themselves. This can lead to the acceptance of plea deals that may be regretted later. Some people also have to spend time in jail because they choose not to get legal representation.