Can I Always Be Fired In An At-Will Employment State?

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Some states have at-will employment. Within these states, it's possible for an employer to terminate employment for any reason. An employee can also quit a job for any reason. However, just because you are in a state with at-will employment, that doesn't mean that your termination was necessarily legal. You Can Exercise Your Rights Throughout the United States, you cannot be fired if you were observing jury duty or if you are exercising a right that is legally protected, such as your right to vote.

3 September 2018

When Their Brake Lights Didn't Work: How To Prove That You Were Not At Fault Of Rear Ending Someone

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According to Nolo, rear end collisions are usually caused by drivers who hit the cars in front of them. However, this is not always the case, particularly when the lead driver's brake lights are not functioning properly. Brake lights are a way for drivers to determine when someone in front of them are applying their brakes. However, when brake lights are malfunctioning, the following drivers are unable to easily make the determination that the driver ahead of them is applying the brakes.

27 July 2018

What You Need To Know If You Have Been Charged With Burglary

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Being charged with any crime is scary and confusing. You are not sure of what can or will happen, or how to proceed. When the charge is burglary, it can be even more confusing. The best and most important thing to do is to immediately contact a burglary offense lawyer.  Burglary charges may be either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. Your lawyer will look at all the evidence and together you will decide how to proceed.

31 May 2018

What Should You Do When You'd Like To Keep Working After A Disability Diagnosis?

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If you've recently been diagnosed with a disabling condition at a relatively young age, you may be dismayed at the prospect of spending the rest of your working years unemployed while receiving federal disability benefits. Fortunately, even if you decide to file and collect these benefits during the initial stages of your illness, you may be able to return to work on a part-time or provisional basis and continue receiving these benefits until you're certain your foray into the working world will maintain some stability.

9 April 2018

How A Sexual Harassment Lawyer Can Help You Protect Yourself

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If you are considering pursuing a sexual harassment case against your employer, it can be really helpful to get a sexual harassment lawyer on your side as soon as possible. Here are a few ways that a sexual harassment lawyer can assist you and help you protect yourself throughout the experience that you are going through at work. #1 Document Your Harassment Your attorney can help you document all the harassment that you experience as well as all conversations that you have with your employer about the harassment that you experienced.

3 October 2016

Divvying Up An Estate? Two Reasons Why You Should Hire A Probate Attorney

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If someone you know has recently passed away and has left behind an estate that must be divided up among survivors, you may think that the task can be handled without third party assistance.  However divvying up an estate can be an extremely intricate legal matter, and because of this, it's best to have the assistance of a qualified probate lawyer to help with the job.  Use this information to learn two reasons why you absolutely must hire a probate lawyer when you're settling an estate.

15 September 2016

The Best Ways To Reduce Litigation Risk During The Probate Process

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One of the most common issues that family members worry about when handling probate matters is taxes. However, the biggest, and most expensive issue that family members should be concerned about is litigation. One of the goals of a probate attorney is to avoid unnecessary litigation and legal proceedings down the road. Estate litigation, especially in a case where it is alleged that there as undue influence, is especially challenging, since the most important witness is dead.

17 July 2016