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.
26 January 2017
Divorce is never easy. When children are involved, it's worse. You want the transition to go smoothly for your kids, but even when you have the best intentions, problems can arise. This is particularly true when it comes to visitation schedules. If you're having a hard time getting your ex to commit to a visitation schedule, remember how this is affecting your kids. Here are four steps you can take to help your kids through visitation troubles.
23 January 2017
One of the most important calls that you can make after you have been involved in an auto accident is to an attorney, mostly because of the various ways in which he or she can help you win a case against the individual who struck you or a settlement from his or her insurance company. Listed below are two reasons to hire an auto-accident attorney. Can Protect You from Being Held Liable for the Accident
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.