Three Of The Most Common Ways Small Businesses Break The Law

30 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

There are a lot of laws that govern companies and employees in the United States, and it's sometimes tough to keep updated on everything. Large corporations have dedicated lawyers to handle their proceedings, but many small businesses don't have that luxury. Unfortunately, it's easy for a small business to be violating laws without even realizing it. Here's a look at three of the most common ways that small businesses run afoul of the law. Read More 

Steps To Gaining Refugee Status

16 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

The number of refugees allowed into the United States each year is set by the president. For instance, in 2015, President Barack Obama set a limit of 70,000 refugees. However, the number who are actually approved can fall below that number. If you have a family member who needs to apply for refugee status, here are some of the steps he or she will need to complete in order to gain legal entry to the country. Read More 

Bankruptcy Or Divorce First? How To Decide

30 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are considering filing for both bankruptcy and divorce, you should know the order in which you proceed could be important. Either one of these life-altering events can be stressful on its own, but careful consideration of how each issue can affect the other could make a difference. Read on for more information about filing for both bankruptcy and divorce, and how to determine the order of filing. Type of Filing: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13? Read More 

3 Things That Can Hurt Your Workers Compensation Claim

12 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting hurt while on the job is never fun. But, if you are injured in the workplace and you can't work for a while, most employers have workers compensation insurance. You and your employer simply have to file a claim with the insurance company and you can get compensation. However, not all claims go smoothly. Here are three things that can hurt your workers compensation claim. 1. You didn't report your workplace injury or accident immediately afterward. Read More 

What To Do If You Fear Violence Or Theft During Your Divorce

26 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Since the process of getting a divorce is so stressful and emotionally charged, you may discover that you are living in fear of your ex-spouse stealing your belongings or physically assaulting you. If this is the case, then it is very important for you to take the necessary steps to protect yourself and any children you may have living in your home. Call the Authorities if You Are Threatened  If you feel like your ex-spouse is going to harm you, your children, or your belongings, you should immediately leave and seek protection in a public place with friends or with family. Read More