The decision to file for bankruptcy isn't an easy one. Besides lowering your credit score and increasing your insurance rates, in some cases, bankruptcy has implications for your employment. If you're worried about whether your current employer will find out, it may help to know that bankruptcy laws offer you some protection. In many cases, however, your employer won't even know. Your Employment Rights Under the Law Current Employer Your current employer cannot legally fire you just because you filed for bankruptcy.
12 December 2014
When you have been hurt, it is important to determine who is liable for your injuries. While your injury could be an accident, or an expected risk of surgery, you may have been hurt because of the negligence of another party. If someone else is responsible for your injuries, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Legal Liability Starts With an Act of Carelessness Reasonable care is a standard for which your accident and injury will be assessed.
11 December 2014
When asked why you should not represent yourself during your divorce, your answer is likely to revolve around your inadequate knowledge of the legal system. However, there are many other reasons for not entering a pro se (self) divorce, even if you have a good understanding of the associated laws. Some of these reasons include: Unforeseen Difficulties Many people who go through with pro se divorce do so by following pro se divorce packets that you can easily get online.
10 December 2014
The Constitution gives Congress the responsibility of governing intellectual property law. Unfortunately, the Constitution was drafted long before the idea of a computer program was even remotely conceivable. As a result, understanding how intellectual property law protects the creation and marketing of computer programs can be challenging. Understanding the Basics of Intellectual Property Law "Intellectual property" is an area of law that gives people certain rights and legal protections for their inventions and creations.
9 December 2014
If a job related injury prevents you from working, you often can get workers' compensation payments. This money covers your medical expenses and a portion of your wages. But, in some cases, you might need to sue to get benefits. Workers' Compensation Basics Workers' compensation often pays regardless of who is at fault for the injury. So, you don't need to prove that your employer caused the illness or accident. However, when you receive workers' compensation, you agree not to sue your employer.
9 December 2014
When you are contemplating divorce, it is also a time to get 'your ducks in a row,' so to speak. If you are not being abused physically or in any danger, you would be smart to consult a divorce lawyer for advice on improving your situation beforehand, because rushing ahead could put you into a poor situation financially. Things to Establish To keep your information confidential, sign up for a post office box.
8 December 2014
Bankruptcy is a complex legal process involving the forgiveness or reorganization of your past debt. The main goal is to move on and rebuild your financial future. If an audit or unusual activity raises a red flag, the prosecuting attorney will re-examine your bankruptcy case and take an in-depth look at your personal financial assets. If you've been ordered to appear in court regarding bankruptcy fraud, you must follow all of the instructions precisely.
5 December 2014
In any business setting, the safety of your employees is important. However, the safety of every person that walks through your door is just as crucial and must be properly attended. Of all of the accidents that can occur in a place of business, those related to slips, trips, and falls are often the most common. Unfortunately, customers will hold you liable in most cases if they are injured because they fell in your business.
5 December 2014
Are you going through a divorce in New Mexico and looking to get an alimony (also known as spousal support) award? You should already be talking to your divorce lawyer about this. Your lawyer will be able to determine whether you are eligible for alimony in New Mexico, and if you are likely to be awarded it. A strategy for court can be based on this information. Your divorce lawyer will also look at the different types of alimony that can be awarded in New Mexico and will concentrate their case plan for you on getting you the type that best fits your situation.
4 December 2014
Workers' compensation laws protect your employer from facing lawsuits from injured workers. However, this does not mean that you cannot file a lawsuit against anyone else for your injuries. Here are some scenarios in which you and your workers' compensation attorney can file a lawsuit for your injuries. Toxic Substances Whether your injuries were immediately apparent or they were the result of years of exposure to toxic substances, you could potentially file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the substance.
3 December 2014