Simple Steps to Protect Yourself
You have been served divorce papers and are wondering what to do next. Don't worry, there's no need to fear. Everything you need to know to get you headed in the right direction is listed below.
Simple Steps to Protect Yourself
These days, sexual harassment claims in the workplace are rampant. Although the most notable circumstances of late — and there are many — occurred in industries where big names and veils of silence go hand in hand, Hollywood and politics aren't the only places sexual harassment happens.
When planning and hosting your corporate holiday parties, it is important to ensure that your guests remain safe and comfortable and that you mitigate any legal risks associated with the party, especially if you plan to serve liquor. Many states have implemented social host liability laws that can lead to the host of the party being held liable for injuries that occur to any guest who becomes intoxicated and any injuries that a guest causes, either at the party or afterward.
Most business owners prefer leasing commercial property rather than buying because it requires less capital. However, commercial lease agreements can be complicated. The terms of the commercial lease agreement with the property landlord could dictate your future prospects. It is therefore important that you get it right from the beginning. Before you can sign any documents, you need a deeper understanding of what exactly you are getting yourself into.
“Business law” is a generic term which includes the whole range of different laws relating to the creation, ownership, sale, management and operation of businesses. These laws derive from federal, state or local legislation, and from the common law (case law) which may be applicable to such things as contractual disputes.
If you are involved in a civil court noncriminal case dispute or litigation, being prepared is critical to making sure that your rights are represented and that you will hopefully achieve the best possible outcome. While the United States Constitution allows citizens to represent themselves in any court, having an experienced litigator in your corner can be beneficial in many ways.
When receiving notice a lawsuit has been filed against you, a series of emotional reactions will naturally follow — from surprise and fear to anger and denial. Whatever may have brought about the unfortunate situation, immediate action will transform an emotional reaction into a state of clarity. Follow these steps to counter legal action against you, responsibly.
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John Davies is a law student from the United Kingdom. He is studying Law at the University of East Anglia in England but as per his degree requirements, he has spent this last year studying at South Texas College of Law Houston. Alongside his studies, he worked for the Harris County Attorney’s Office as a Law Clerk and has worked for Tough Law Firm since July as a Legal Intern.
What Is it?
A Cease and Desist letter — normally composed by a lawyer on behalf of a fee-paying client — urges another party to quit some particular activity.
Topics: Cease and Desist
Are you contemplating starting a business? It's an exciting time, but it is also a challenging undertaking. Before you can get started, you have some decisions to make. One crucial decision you have to make from the beginning is the type of business structure. We will discuss the various business structures in the United States as we also probe the role played by a lawyer when starting a business.