Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law
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Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law

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.


Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law

  • Child Custody: Unique Circumstances That May Require Legal Representation

    18 November 2017

    Child custody is a serious issue that affects many families each year. Sometimes child custody issues are resolved amicably. However, there are times when the issue can be complicated, and bitter battles may occur between opposing parties. Some custody cases may even involve individuals seeking custody who are not the biological parents of the minor children. This is why it is important to understand when you should strongly consider having legal representation for a child custody case.

  • Two Things That You Should Know About Hiring A Process Server -- Before You Do It

    26 October 2017

    It's hard to sue someone if you can't locate them. It's also hard to divorce a spouse who keeps ducking the paperwork because he or she doesn't want to start kicking in spousal support or child support. While ducking the legal paperwork that tells someone a lawsuit has been filed against them and gives them their due process won't stop the inevitable (because there are eventual ways around that sort of problem), it does slow things down, which is why hiring the right process server can be important.

  • Negligent Claims You Can Use To Pursue Damages If Your Kid Is Injured In A Swimming Pool

    24 September 2017

    Swimming pools are both enjoyable and dangerous, especially for kids, which is why they are classified as attractive nuisances. Still, you may not be entitled to an automatic compensation if your kid is injured in a swimming pool. You will have to prove that the pool owners or managers were negligent, and the negligent caused your child's injury. Here are examples of how pool owner's negligence can lead to injuries:

  • How To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit

    16 February 2017

    If you've been injured and are thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit, you're probably wondering how to go about it. This guide to how to file a personal injury lawsuit will help you to finally get on with your life. 1. Determine if You Have a Case Before you proceed, it helps to know what circumstances warrant a personal injury case. Every case is different, but in general, for a valid personal injury claim, there needs to be some kind of negligence, some kind of liability, and a proven injury.

  • Visitation Schedule Not Being Followed? 4 Steps to Help Your Kids Through the Troubles

    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.