How To Defend Your Small Business from Liability

By | February 8, 2012

In today’s justice system, “liability” is one of the most important concepts to understand. If you ignore liability, you can find yourself on the wrong end of a highly contentious lawsuit – or you may miss out on damages that you’re owed simply because you didn’t think about liability.

What You Need to Know About Workplace Lawsuits

By | February 6, 2012

Trouble in the workplace can be a major issue for a lot of people. After all, you likely spend around 40 hours a week at your place of work – time that could otherwise be spent with friends and family. A hostile work environment can put a damper on your entire daily routine, and the fact that you… Read More »

The Most Common Obstacles to Attaining US Citizenship

By | February 3, 2012

Attaining U.S. citizenship isn’t as easy as it once was. In the golden age of immigration, becoming a United States citizen was often as simple as submitting to a physical examination and signing a form. Those simple days are well behind us, however, and we’re left with what is perhaps a more difficult journey to legal citizenship in… Read More »

Workers’ Compensation Law: What Don’t You Know?

By | February 1, 2012

When it comes to workers’ compensation, a lot of us take it for granted. We expected workers’ compensation to be there almost as if granted by invisible forces of nature. But what we don’t take into account is that workers’ compensation is indeed paid for, and in some states the entire system of workers’ compensation is becoming an… Read More »

A Guide to Three Different Types of Corporations

By | January 27, 2012

Incorporating is a major decision for any business – from start-ups to long-held companies. That’s why setting up a legal and tax structure that supports your efforts and gives you all the necessary legal protections you need is such an important step. But if you want to do the best job in incorporating your business, you’re going to… Read More »

How to Set Up a Living Trust — Starting Today

By | January 25, 2012

A living trust can be one of the most valuable legal entities you ever create. Why? Because it gives you a large degree of control over your own estate. But let’s back up here and explain what a living trust is all about. Essentially, a living trust is a trust for estate planning that you create while you’re… Read More »

When Have My Intellectual Property Rights Been Violated?

By | January 23, 2012

Intellectual property rights, for many people, don’t ring as true as tangible property rights. But those people don’t know just how influential and important intellectual property rights can be. Many famous entertainers make a lot of money simply because they own the rights to the artistic property they’ve created – in many cases, they make enough to live… Read More »

What Constitutes Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

By | January 20, 2012

Workers’ compensation insurance is one of the most useful benefits for employees around the country, because it protects not only against loss of income but helps ensure a peace of mind that many other job benefits do not.

Five Major Differences in Military vs. Civilian Law

By | January 18, 2012

When discussing law, most people are referring to civilian law. But there’s another type of law present in our society: military law. In military law, what applies in certain situations might not apply in others, especially if the differences trace back to the military or civilian status of the person in question. In short, there are stark differences… Read More »

Written vs. Verbal Agreements: What You Need to Know

By | January 16, 2012

We all know that in many cases, a document that has been written and signed has an ironclad force behind it, the full power of the justice system. But what do we really know about verbal agreements? If someone makes a promise verbally and breaks it, does that represent a broken contract – or simply a fib that… Read More »