Category Archives: Articles

How to Legally Rent Out a Room in Your House

By | February 24, 2012

Renting out a part of your house or apartment, or subletting, is a great way to earn extra (and generally passive) income – income that can help supplement your own rent payments. But too many people take the illegal route, housing people in areas that they should not be housing them. When they’re found out, not only does… Read More »

The Ins and Outs of Alimony Payments After a Divorce

By | February 22, 2012

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But if you’re already at the point of having to pay alimony after a divorce, then you know that you can’t go back and change how much prevention you put into the divorce itself. So what’s the cure? Information. The better you arm… Read More »

Signing Under Duress: When Does it Render a Contract Void?

By | February 17, 2012

Many of us have grown up believing in the general infallibility of the written contract. And while the written contract does indeed hold a tremendous degree of legal clout, it’s not always the end-all, be-all solution for every court case. In fact, some contracts are considered void in special circumstances, such as when a person is believed to… Read More »

How Do I Fight My Health Insurance Company Over a Claim?

By | February 13, 2012

Having an exorbitant amount of medical bills these days is not fun – between the high costs  of medical procedures and the difficulty of finding quality health insurance, it can be a nightmare for people who are already living paycheck-to-paycheck. But what’s worse is when you are indeed covered and your health insurance company still denies your claim.

Raising a Post-Relationship Child: 5 Steps That Will Help

By | February 10, 2012

Parenting relationships for divorced or separated couples can sometimes turn into never-ending battles between mom and dad. In my law practice I’ve encountered many parents who make it clear to me that they wish the other parent would just drop off the face of the earth. Here’s the problem: This wish would be the last thing a child… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »