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Reasons Why Most Workplace Harassment Goes Unreported

94% of all those who face discrimination do not take action. Here’s why and how to take action. Despite being prohibited by both federal and state laws, workplace discrimination remains a pervasive issue in the American workplace, with hundreds of thousands of complaints filed every year here in the United States. The victims of harassment or discrimination may be denied employment, benefits, earnings, and their dignity.... ❯❯❯

Save Your Estate for Your Heirs: Avoid These Probate Issues

All estates must go through the probate process. Probate is the legal process of determining if a will is valid, paying any qualifying debt and estate taxes, and distributing whatever assets remain. It is potentially a very complicated legal process, and an attorney should be involved in any estate planning activities. Using these strategies will help you design your estate to avoid some common challenges of the probate process and... ❯❯❯

LSAT Tips That You Should Know

If you are going to take the LSAT test, make sure you spend enough time getting ready for the test. This will help you get a better idea of your strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, you will be able to focus your efforts on areas that need most of your attention. After all, it's not a good idea to spend 15 minutes on a question that you know you will get wrong no matter what. Therefore, you may want to know your strengths and... ❯❯❯

Do's and Don'ts When You Can't Afford Child Support Payments?

Child support and custody is a serious topic that can be complicated and exhausting for both the parties involved in it. Things can get rough when you can't afford child support and do not want to be separated from your child. If you find yourself in such a crisis, here is what you need to know. How long does the child support last? The law requires you to make child support payments until the following conditions occur: •... ❯❯❯

Ready With Your IP Application Filing - Consider These Three Parameters

While doing research and development, we often found some creative ideas, processes, and concepts that don't exist. As an inventor, you hold the right to enjoy all the benefits of what you have invented and obtaining a patent can provide you the legal protection for that. Since the US patent law changed to first-to-file system from first-to-invent in 2013, so you need to be very quick in IP application filing. The patenting process... ❯❯❯

Why Are More People Choosing Divorce Mediation Instead of Court Battles?

Getting divorced is never going to be easy. It's obviously a huge change and it's a representative of a range of emotional and stressful issues which you need to deal with. That doesn't mean that there are no ways to try to improve the ordeal. That's why an increasing contingent of divorcing couples are now turning to divorce mediation as opposed to the more typical courtroom battle. Understanding why sheds light on the trend and... ❯❯❯

Know How a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Handles Compensation Claims

Anyone who gets injured in a motor vehicle accident should hire an attorney to help them with their compensation claim. You might wonder why this is necessary. Often the injury happens due to the carelessness of someone else. When such a situation arises, there could be many kinds of financial losses which the victim and his or her family might incur. He/she will have to deal with medical bills, or other expenses such as the cost of... ❯❯❯

What If Your Child Suffers Clinical Negligence?

Caring for a sick child is a heartbreaking and challenging experience. Any parent or guardian who has had to watch their child suffer will understand just how difficult it is. However, many can rest assured that their child is receiving a high standard of care and treatment that will ultimately help them recover from an injury or illness. However, what can you do if you are concerned that those treating your child are not carrying... ❯❯❯

Electronic ERISA Pension Notifications Proposed by U.S. Department of Labor

Under the DOL's new proposal, employers with ERISA-covered retirement plans would be permitted to use electronic delivery as the default method for furnishing participants with retirement documentation. For participants who prefer a paper copy, they may opt out of their employer's electronic delivery process and receive a physical copy free of charge. If adopted, the new rules will follow a "notice-and-access" type of electronic... ❯❯❯

Health and Welfare Powers of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to nominate another person to assist you in some capacity. It empowers that individual and gives them a legal standing in your stead. In England there are three different types of Power of Attorney, General, Lasting for Finances and Lasting for Health and Welfare. In a nutshell a General Power of Attorney is for people who retain mental capacity, meaning you still have your mental... ❯❯❯