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Understanding Employer Obligations to Deployed Military Employees

The Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), signed in October 1994, protects employees enlisted in the military who deploy. In other words, a civilian employee can take a leave of absence to perform military duties, whether involuntarily or voluntarily, knowing that he or she has the protection of accrued seniority and other benefits […]

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Posted on:
September 6th, 2018

Category:
Labor and Employment
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Interview Questions Employers Cannot Ask Job Candidates

When interviewing someone for a job opening, you want to know everything possible. After all, people are curious by nature. However, there are laws in place that prevent you from asking specific interview questions. These laws allow you to gather enough information to make a well-informed decision without delving into the job candidate’s personal life. […]

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Posted on:
August 22nd, 2018

Category:
Corporate Law

Critical Steps to Take Following a Cyberattack on Your Business

While news on cyberattacks has quieted, there is still a significant risk. Remember, just as advancing technology does a lot of good, it also gives criminals new opportunities to expose, attack, and even destroy companies. For this reason, you have to remain vigilant in protecting your business. More than likely, you already took the proper […]

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Posted on:
August 14th, 2018

Category:
Corporate Law

Fighting to Keep a Loved One on Life Support

Over the past few years, there have been several news reports about families fighting against doctors and hospitals to keep their loved ones alive. Sadly, even when someone suffers from irreversible brain damage, making it impossible to sustain life without support, it is beyond painful for families to make the decision to let the individual […]

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Posted on:
August 8th, 2018

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals

What Are Recent Changes in Law Regarding Nursing Home Abuse?

Although nursing home abuse is an ongoing problem, thanks to public education and government action, some things are starting to improve. In fact, several recent changes in law will help protect people living in full-time care facilities. However, there are also some potential new laws that seem to protect nursing homes more than they do […]

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Posted on:
July 26th, 2018

Category:
Elder Law

How to Get Illegal Squatters Out of Your House

You return home after a two-month-long vacation only to find strangers squatting in your house. The problem is that these people have lived in your home since the time you left and even receive mail there. To regain possession of your property, you have few options, each usually taking time to process. Now the battle […]

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Posted on:
June 11th, 2018

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Is the Legal Process for Getting Child Visitation?

There are multiple reasons why a parent ends up fighting for child visitation. For example, a parent might bar the other parent from seeing a child in retaliation for a relationship gone bad when going through a separation or divorce or if never married. It can be that one parent wants to protect the child […]

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Posted on:
May 23rd, 2018

Category:
Family Law Services