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Need Legal Help for Your Business? Find It Here

When my husband I decided to start a business, we didn't think about the legal aspects of doing so. We didn't realize that purchasing business insurance, getting building permits and making investments all required some type of legal advice. But after speaking to a close friend, who also happens to own a small business, we contacted a business attorney. Now, we have the legal smarts to make the best decisions for our business, as well as the legal representation in case something happens to our company. I hope that you find my blog helpful and informative for your own business. It's a great resource for finding the legal advice, resources and guidance you need to get your company up and running.

Need Legal Help for Your Business? Find It Here

  • Should You Take The Stand In Your Own Defense? 3 Points To Consider

    10 June 2016

    If you've been charged with a crime, you have the right to take the stand during your trial and testify in your own defense. You also have the right not to take the stand, and to allow the evidence, witnesses, and arguments that your defense attorney introduces speak for you. Your defense attorney can advise you one way or the other, but ultimately, the choice as to whether or not to take the stand is yours.

  • Proving Emotional Distress in a Personal Injury Case

    12 May 2016

    In a personal injury case, it's not out of the ordinary for the plaintiff to sue for emotional distress in addition to punitive and compensatory damages. As with punitive and compensatory damages, the plaintiff must prove that the emotional distress he or she suffered was sufficient enough in severity to justify a monetary award. However, proving emotional harm can be an uphill battle, especially in cases where there's little to no physical injury.

  • What You Should Know before Filing an Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    6 April 2016

    If you are a middle-aged or older individual who has recently lost your job and you think that your age is the reason why you were fired, then you may be able to sue your former employer for age discrimination. Age discrimination is a real, but often overlooked, form of discrimination. It is described as acting unfavorably towards someone over the age of 40 in a work-related environment. These actions can involve hiring, firing, promoting, laying off, and general employment policies.

  • 3 Real Estate Purchase Contract Provisions Recommended By Real Estate Attorneys

    11 March 2016

    Buying a new home is a big investment. The average home sold in the U.S. in January of 2014 cost about $188,900. If you're thinking of putting in a bid for a new home or applying for a mortgage, you definitely need to make sure that all of your bases are covered. Unfortunately, a real estate agent may not always have your best interest at heart since he or she may be more interested in closing a deal.

  • Three Often-Forgotten Things You Must Discuss When Getting a Divorce

    4 February 2016

    Divorce is rarely an organized and straightforward affair. There are so many moving parts that it's easy to forget about some things until it is too late and the papers have been finalized. Here are three oft-forgotten things you should talk to your soon-to-be ex-spouse about while negotiating your divorce. The Possession of Intimate Pictures and Videos It's not unusual for married people to take sexy pictures or videotape intimate activity.