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.
11 February 2021
The wealth and estate that you amass during your lifetime is your legal legacy. Most people make the mistake of thinking that they should make their end-of-life plans because they can. However, it is wiser to have a legal expert helping you make your end of life plans because they will minimize the margin for errors. An estate planning lawyer will help you create a foolproof will that others cannot mess with once you are gone.
12 January 2021
When a loved one passes, it can be hard to deal with their death. It can be even more challenging if you believe that someone else's negligence is the reason that your loved one died. If someone else was responsible for your loved one's untimely passing, you might want to consider seeing if their situation qualifies for a wrongful death lawsuit with a personal injury attorney. There are various types of accidents where a wrongful death case may be warranted.
9 December 2020
Do you run your local housing authority, or are you at least a part of a community group that seeks to keep your local housing plan looking as good as it can? If so, you likely already know that this can sometimes lead to unpleasant conversations if you have a homeowner in your community who refuses to play by the same rules as everyone else. If your HOA or community association does not yet have its own attorney, it might be worth your while to fix this oversight as soon as possible.
10 November 2020
While the Social Security Administration (SSA) is better known for providing benefits to those afflicted with physical conditions, mental health conditions like depression are also covered. If you are no longer able to attend to your job, applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits may result in a monthly payment to help make ends meets after you stop working. Read on and learn more about applying for SSDI with a mental health condition.
13 October 2020
After a serious car accident or other personal injury, you may find yourself in a position where you are considering a personal injury case against the individual or entity who caused the injury. One common way people pursue these claims is by suing for more than their medical bills. In some cases, people pursue claims for pain and suffering. If you are thinking about pursuing a claim, you may be eligible for more fees than you think.