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.
20 December 2022
When it comes to filing for bankruptcy, it's not unexpected for one to wonder if the process is going to leave them destitute. It is important to have a knowledgeable lawyer on your side who can guide you through this difficult time and provide you with the best possible outcome. Under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, there are several protections that a bankruptcy lawyer can offer you to ensure that your rights as a debtor are protected.
23 November 2022
When representing the best interests of your child, you will sometimes come into conflict with teachers and other staff at your child's school. Under these circumstances, there are various hearings and meetings you will need to participate in. During these events, you will be able to bring a special education lawyer who will help you throughout the process. How a Lawyer Can Help You The purpose of a special education lawyer is to inform you of your rights.
27 October 2022
When you are pulled over and suspected of driving under the influence, you may be asked to take a breathalyzer test. Refusing to take the test can have serious consequences, including loss of your driver's license and jail time, unless you work with a DUI lawyer. Take a look at what happens if you refuse to take the breathalyzer test and what your options are if you are arrested for DUI.
3 October 2022
It's something that many people consider after an arrest. Should they try representing themselves in court? Read on to find out why that is such a bad idea. Are You a Lawyer? Funnily enough, even lawyers in trouble with the law need to get a lawyer to help them. They know what you may not know — that you need a second set of eyes on your case to be successful.
8 September 2022
If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime, you are likely feeling a mixture of anxiety, fear, and confusion. That's completely understandable. Being charged with a crime can be an immensely stressful experience. But it is important to remember that you still have rights, and one of the best things you can do for yourself is to hire a criminal defense lawyer. A criminal defense lawyer will be familiar with the criminal justice system and will know how to navigate it.