Becoming a business owner affords you many rights as well as responsibilities. You get to set the ruling guidelines for your organization, hire the people who are the best fit for your vision, and sell products and services that are valuable to the customers who patronize your business. However, when you're just getting started, there are bound to many things you don't know about the business world. There is a learning curve to nearly everything in life, and spearheading a company is no different.
9 December 2019
One of the scariest things for defendants in criminal cases is wondering what the state has for a case. If you're facing charges or are worried some might be brought against you, here's what you need to know about uncovering the case the state has. Before Being Charged Most people being investigated for a possible offense get some hints that the police or the prosecutor's office might be looking into something.
8 November 2019
Most people feel that a last will and testament is far too important a document to complete on their own and seek help from an attorney. Some independent souls, however, consider the creation of a will to be a personal and private act. Surprisingly, there is a smattering of states that don't recognize hand-written wills, also known as holographic wills, but the remainder of states do. There are, though, several rules that must be followed when creating your own will, or it could be ruled invalid.
14 October 2019
Interested in starting a nonprofit business venture? If you have a specific vision in mind and you would love to take things to the next level by getting this business started because you truly believe it can make a difference, you will need to create a business plan while being fully prepared to take certain steps to get your startup running. Although it can take time and a lot of effort, you can eventually start your own nonprofit business that does well for years to come.
10 September 2019
When considering bankruptcy, there are many factors you should analyze before making the decision to file, and one of the factors to evaluate is the effects bankruptcy will have on your credit. Both branches of bankruptcy, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, can have negative effects on your credit, and here are several things to understand about the effects these branches can have on your credit file and credit score. Both branches stay a while
7 August 2019
When you breathe into a breathalyzer, you might expect that the device will show that you weren't drinking or that you may have not had that much. However, you may later discover that your blood alcohol content (BAC) is above the legal limit. After being incarcerated for a DUI, it is often a good idea to seek an independent blood test. Always Accept an Independent Blood Test Oftentimes, you are given the option of an independent blood test after a breathalyzer and blood test have been performed.
9 July 2019
After being involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you could be thinking about filing a lawsuit against the responsible party and his or her insurance company. This is common, and it can help you with things like paying your medical bills and making up for lost income related to the accident. There are certain mistakes that some people make when handling these cases, though, that can cost them their case.
29 May 2019
You are not allowed to drink and boat in any of the 50 states in the United States. Not drinking while boating is very important because more than half of all boating accidents are the result of drinking while boating. As a result, there are serious and large penalties for making this decision, including fines and imprisonment. You may also have your boat operator license revoked. Effects of Inebriation Those driving boats are more likely to become impaired compared with those who drive a car while intoxicated.
27 April 2019
Lawsuits regularly devastate small businesses. However, they can be avoided in most cases by small business owners who take the proper precautions. You need to be aware of the lawsuit risk and plan around it to ensure the continued success of your small business. The following are six things you should be doing to lower your company's risk of having to deal with a lawsuit: Always have contracts drawn up by an experienced attorney
27 March 2019
While there are certainly some on-the-job injuries that will prevent you from ever working again, the goal of most people who are hurt at work is to eventually resume their career. It might not be advisable to jump right into the job, however, which means that your workers' compensation attorney will likely advocate for — and negotiate on your behalf — the idea of you getting back to work on what is known as light duty.
20 February 2019