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.
22 February 2023
Paying property tax on your house can be quite helpful to the surrounding community. Property taxes that are collected from local homeowners are used to cover expenses associated with public schooling, first responders, and a host of other public service costs that could otherwise be neglected. However, as beneficial as property taxes are for the greater good, there are times when you may be shocked at the amount you are charged when you receive your annual notice.
22 February 2023
It's always a good idea to have a will. You can decide what happens to your assets after you pass away and make other important decisions, such as how your healthcare will be handled if you are incapacitated. However, depending on your unique situation, it is wise to hire an estate planning attorney to help you with your will and set up a trust. Testamentary Vs. Living Trusts When setting up a trust, you can set up both a testamentary and living trust.
20 January 2023
Several people may contact you after a vehicular crash to ask for details of the incident and other related information. For instance, the wrongdoer's insurance provider will likely call you a few days after the crash. During the ensuing conversation, they might act concerned for your health and the corresponding financial requirements. However, their main agenda may be to gather the information they can use to weaken your claim. Therefore, you should only speak to them after consulting an attorney.
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.