Is My Spouse Entitled to Half My Business?

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Whether or not your spouse is entitled to half the value of your business is dependent upon many factors. For an accurate and thorough evaluation of your particular circumstances, we advise meeting with one of our firm’s attorneys. What follows here is a general overview of how and if a business is divided in the […]

How Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Impact My Business?

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As the COVID-19 vaccine is fairly new, and lawsuits regarding employers mandating vaccines are still arising, this area of law is not yet settled. Legal experts on health policy have varying opinions on the issue. However, what can be discussed with clarity is the stance of the EEOC with regard to whether employer mandates run […]

Do I Still Get Alimony if My Spouse Goes Bankrupt?

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When a spouse has declared bankruptcy they have entered a legal status saying they are unable to pay their creditors. Alimony is a legally mandated payment from one spouse to another. The other spouse might worry that bankruptcy would affect alimony payment. This is not the case, but there are still some elements you must […]

What is a Restraining Order?

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A restraining order, sometimes called a protective order, is a court order that can protect someone from being physically or sexually abused, threatened, stalked, or harassed. It imposes certain behaviors and requirements on the offender with legal consequences should the offender fail to comply. The person who obtains the restraining order is called the “protected […]

What is a Fictitious Business Name?

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A fictitious business name, or FBN, is a legal term for a form of registration required of businesses in certain situations. When determining if you need to file a fictitious business statement ask yourself whether you plan on running the business under an assumed name. If so, then they will need to follow state fictitious […]

Why You Should File for Divorce First

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Many people going through a divorce are often caught off guard by the initial filing. They may have felt the issues plaguing the marriage weren’t enough to warrant a divorce, or perhaps they thought they had conducted their undesirable behavior in secrecy. Whatever reasons prompted the divorce, the spouse caught unaware is at a disadvantage. […]

Emails & Divorce – What You Need to Know

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The content of emails can serve as evidence in court proceedings, so take care to be judicious in who has access to your emails and how you express yourself within them. Taking the following advice into account can help you use email in a way that protects you and keeps you on the best path […]

What is an Unfair Competition Claim?

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Are you involved in an unfair competition claim, or have you been wronged and want to file a claim? If so, you may be trying to figure out what this means to you and what you can do about it. What is Unfair Competition? From a legal perspective, unfair competition is a type of tort. A tort […]

What Are Unreasonable Support Demands?

Every so often, we have a client come to us that is in need of a good defense lawyer to assist them with unreasonable support demands from their ex. We help our clients reach more reasonable demands that both parties can agree to. What qualifies as an unreasonable support demand? Here are a few examples […]

Do Real Estate Investors Need an Attorney?

Are you considering investing in real estate, but wondering if real estate investors need an attorney? Or maybe you have been investing in real estate for a while and realized you have grown a lot of assets that need protection. Either way, here are a few things to keep in mind as you decide whether […]