How To Prove The Existence Of An Oral Contract
30 March 2016
Did you know that oral contracts are enforceable? Yes, you can agree to babysit for your neighbor in exchange for use of his or her lawnmower, shake your hands on it, and it will be legally binding for both of you. The problem comes when your neighbor renegades on the deal and declines to allow you use the lawnmower. If you sue, you will need to prove that the contract actually existed.
Employment Law: Staying ADA Compliant And Avoiding Disability Lawsuits
9 March 2016
Did you know that research shows that employers are more than 25 percent less likely to be interested in potential job candidates who inform them of a physical disability even if they are extremely qualified for the position? This is prohibited under the Americans with Disabilities Act. And although you may say that you would never discriminate against a disabled job applicant, you may do so unintentionally. Therefore, you want to make sure that you are equipped with the right information to ensure that this doesn't happen.
Creating A Will Is Just The Beginning: 3 Things You Need To Do After Will Creation
22 February 2016
The creation of a will is an important part of estate planning, but it's also only the beginning. Below are three things that should be done after your will has been created so as to ease the probate process for your loved ones and executor upon your death.
1. Enlist the Help of a Notary Public to Reduce Probate Issues
While a will can be valid without the help of a notary public, using the services of one can help to keep your will out of probate so your loved ones receive their inheritance faster.
Hit & Run, Not Fun: 3 Reasons To Avoid Leaving The Scene Of An Accident
10 February 2016
There's one obvious reason not to leave the scene of a car or pedestrian accident: it's just not the right thing to do. If you leave the scene of an accident, whether it involves property or a person, you have to stop and exchange insurance information. Otherwise, you have committed a hit and run. Need some more reasons? Here are a few:
1. There are criminal penalties associated with leaving the scene.