As an employer, you are required to purchase worker's compensation insurance in every state but Texas, and you are required to buy it if you have at least two employees. So, what happens when you are insured, one of your employees becomes injured while working, and the insurance company refuses to pay up? Sadly, you could be sued, when it is not even your fault that the employee was injured and denied benefits.
12 April 2018
All Americans have constitutional rights that provide protection from unreasonable search and seizure. This means that law enforcement has restrictions as to how they may search you or your property and invade your privacy when it comes to looking for anything, and that includes all illegal drugs. The 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution provides these protections for you, and it is important that you fully understand your rights in the event you find yourself being subjected to illegal search and seizure.
15 March 2018
The family courts take a hard line on issues dealing with children during a divorce. They rightfully take a protective stance for minor children, often placing the well-being above that of the adults involved in the divorce proceedings. The courts expect the non-custodial parent of the child to help financially support that child, and support orders may be issued as soon as the marital separation occurs. When it comes to meeting this obligation, the courts do not play around, so read on to learn more about child support enforcement.
12 February 2018
If you've decided that the time has come to take the plunge and to go into business for yourself, you're probably excited and nervous at the same time. Both of these feelings are completely natural for those in your position. However, you can take the edge off the nervousness by taking certain steps to prepare yourself for the unique challenges. Following are three things you should do before opening your business to make sure that you're as prepared as possible for your new life as an entrepreneur.
16 January 2018
When you have been very successful in life and have made your first fortune, it is time to make your second fortune. Most people would just refer to this as making your wealth grow, but you are not working quite so hard this time to make money. Hence, you are using what you have worked very hard for (i.e., your first fortune) to make your second fortune, which will not be that difficult at all.
10 December 2017
Credit card debt is something that many Americans have. In fact, the average American household has credit card debt balances that average out at $16,883. The problem is that some people struggle to pay off this debt and end up paying thousands of dollars in interest. Falling behind on credit card debt and failing to make payments can also have disastrous impacts on a person's financial health. For those who are struggling with their credit card debt, a credit card debt lawyer may be able to help.
13 November 2017
Amusement parks are a fun and exciting way to get some family time in during the holidays. If you and your family plan on hitting an amusement park during the holidays this year, take some precautions to keep yourselves safe. The holidays are among the busiest times for most amusement parks, which means the possibility for injuries increases. The most important thing you can do is be aware of your surroundings at all times.
18 October 2017
Going through a custody dispute with your former spouse can be an extremely emotionally charged experience for you to have to handle. Unfortunately, a lack of knowledge will make it far more difficult to make wise choices when it concerns protecting your rights when it comes to these disputes. Do You Have Options If The Other Parent Denies You Visitation? As part of your divorce proceeding, the rights and privileges for each parent will be clearly outlined.
25 February 2017
Children don't normally testify during custody hearings; testifying in court can frighten children and affect them psychologically. However, children can sometimes contribute to the case by providing factual testimony or stating their custodial preferences. When they do, they don't have to testify in open court, but rather via various other ways, including these three: Testifying In the Judge's Chamber Even if the child has to speak directly to the judge, it's not must that they do it in court.
10 February 2017
Finding out that your child was part of a car accident is a tough situation to be in. There are a few things that you will need to do to ensure your child gets great medical care and that you are treated fairly in the legal proceedings. Upfront Communication Is Always a Good Idea You may be very angry at the driver who involved your child in a car accident, but keeping open lines of communication is in your best interest and your child's.
29 December 2016