Workers Compensation 101

Answering Three Questions About Buying Your First Home

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You may not make a purchase that is larger or more important than buying your first home. Yet, you may lack the type of expertise needed to ensure this purchase goes as smoothly as possible. In order to be a better-prepared consumer, you should understand the answers to these basic questions first-time homebuyers may have.   Do You Need an Attorney If You Have a Real-Estate Agent? There are many first-time homebuyers that are under the impression that they will not benefit from working with a real-estate attorney if they have an agent. Read More»

How Do You Handle Online Shopping Among Employees Without Ending Up With Either A Revolt Or A Lawsuit?

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The holiday season is fast approaching—which means that it’s time for every business owner to consider an important question: how are you going to handle employees who shop for presents on company computers or on company time? The answer may not be as easy as you think. This is what you should consider. You can have a zero-tolerance policy. While it may seem a little draconian, a zero-tolerance policy can be effective—but only if it’s strictly enforced. Read More»

Keeping Your Property: What to Know About Bankruptcy Exemptions

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If a chapter 7 bankruptcy is your near future, you may be worried about losing some of your property. Your home, vehicle, boat, and more could be seized by the bankruptcy court and used to help repay some of the debt being forgiven with your filing. Bankruptcy law does allow you to keep some of your property, however, and the property you may keep depends on the amount and use of exemptions. Read More»

Lock Legalities

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Breakups are always sad and frequently messy. As a result, you may want to change the locks on your apartment or home after your spouse or significant other moves out. Legally, you may not be able to do so until things are settled by the court. Before you call the locksmith, you need to know your rights. Family Home When one partner of a marriage or civil union moves out, you may legally be able to change the locks if the move was voluntary and meant to be permanent. Read More»

Exposing A Few Myths Concerning Dog Bite Cases

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Dogs are extremely popular pets to own. However, it is an unfortunate fact that some dogs are far more aggressive than others. As a result, it is possible for individuals to suffer particularly serious bites from these animals. When you suffer a serious dog bite, it is possible to suffer extensive injuries that require medical care to treat, which can lead to serious medical bills. Luckily, the legal system allows for dog bite victims to pursue damages, but you may need the following few myths about dog bite cases addressed. Read More»