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.
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.
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.
15 January 2016
It is often hard to deal with disabilities that make you or someone you know incapable of daily tasks. Fortunately, Social Security's disability program helps ease the burden by providing disability benefits for those who qualify. In order to know if you or a family member qualifies for disability pay, there are certain myths you need to be aware of. Myth 1: If a doctor says you are disabled, you are guaranteed to qualify.
20 December 2015
Opening a new business is exciting, but it's also fraught with potential pitfalls. You have to manage your budget and attempt to attract customers and make a profit while staying in compliance with any legal obligations and requirements that apply to your business – and there may be more of those than you think. It's important to have a good grasp of the business laws that might apply to your company because running afoul of them could cost you your chance to succeed.
7 December 2015
You and your spouse may decide to get legally separated as opposed to divorced for many reasons, including social, religious, and financial reasons. In some states, a legal separation is required before a divorce will be granted and in other states, separations are not legally recognized. During a legal separation, you will have a court settlement, similar to the one you would get after a divorce. This will lay out the rules regarding support, debts, and custody that you and your spouse must abide by.