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Home Defects: Do I Have the Right to Sue and If So, Whom Do I Target?

Even with a great Realtor, there is a lot that goes into buying a home. For a newly constructed home, there is little to worry about regarding defects since it remains under warranty. However, for an existing home, the seller has the responsibility of disclosing major defects, otherwise referred to as material defects. A “material […]

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Posted on:
September 7th, 2017

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Types of Cases Does an Elder Law Attorney Handle?

An elder law attorney is a legal professional who deals with matters that impact the lives of older or disabled individuals. Just as you have legal needs as a younger adult, you will need an attorney’s assistance as you age, but pertaining to different matters. Unfortunately, many people never seek help from an elder law […]

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Posted on:
August 24th, 2017

Category:
Elder Law

Can My Employer Force Me to Retire or Is That Discrimination?

If you are close to 65 and concerned that your employer is trying to force you to retire, you have protection. Thanks to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), there is no mandatory age for retirement. Under this law, you have protection against discriminatory practices that include hiring, termination, promotions, benefits, training, job duties, […]

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Posted on:
August 16th, 2017

Category:
Labor and Employment | Uncategorized

Getting Legal Advice After Being Scammed

Scams against people have been a problem for a long time, but in recent years, they have reached new heights. While anyone can become a victim, criminals often target the elderly. If someone scammed you, there might be legal recourse. Rather than hide in shame, you need to speak out. Although you might feel embarrassed, […]

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Posted on:
July 14th, 2017

Category:
Criminal

How to Fight a Dishonest eBay Seller for a Large Ticket Item

Although millions of people enjoy seamless transactions on eBay, others get scammed out of money. Unfortunately, not all eBay sellers are honest. If you purchased a bigger ticket item using this online auction site and got scammed, there are several options for fighting back. If you believe that an eBay seller scammed you but are […]

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Posted on:
July 6th, 2017

Category:
Uncategorized

Suspected Employee Embezzlement: What Can I Do from a Legal Standpoint?

Working hard to establish a successful business only to have suspicions that one of your so-called trusted employees is embezzling money is disheartening. Analysts estimate that employees working for US companies steal over $400 billion every year. Unfortunately, this problem is all too common, regardless of a company’s size or industry. If you think that […]

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Posted on:
June 29th, 2017

Category:
Criminal

Can an Attorney Help with a Disputed Will?

Over the past several years, several high-profile cases involving disputed wills have surfaced in the news, including Kasey Kasem, Prince, George Michael, and many others. However, just like celebrities, everyday people go through the same battles. In response to the question of whether an attorney can help, the answer is yes. Will and probate attorneys […]

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Posted on:
June 22nd, 2017

Category:
Estate Planning, Asset Protection and Probate