Questions About Using The Family First Response Act For COVID-19 Leave

One of the major concerns for many employees around the country is what they can do if they or a family member get COVID-19 but still need to get paid and retain their jobs. There are several qualifying reasons as to why someone is allowed to use the act for qualified sick leave. Here are some questions you likely have about this law and how it could apply to you. [Read More]

Why A Witness Should Get A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Witness to wrongdoing may not seem like the first reason to hire a criminal lawyer. The world, however, is an odd and sometimes unfair place, even for folks who feel it's their civic duty to serve as witnesses when crimes have been committed. Here are four reasons why you should consider retaining the help of a criminal defense lawyer if you believe you are or worry you will be a witness. [Read More]

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Workplace Sexual Harassment

With the #MeToo movement taking center stage in much of the news, employers are finding themselves increasingly concerned about the potential for sexual harassment in their work environment. Since many employers are undereducated about the legal facts surrounding these charges, it's important that you familiarize yourself with the basics in order to protect your business and your employees. Here are a few things that you need to know. Don't Dismiss Claims Based On Gender [Read More]

Three Things To Be Sure You Do When Planning Your Estate

Planning for after your death might seem like a grim thing to do, but estate planning can be a wonderful way to provide for and protect your loved ones after you are gone. In order to ensure that your loved ones can avoid probate proceedings, be sure to do the following things when planning your estate. Set Up Agreements of Joint Ownership When you own property or a business with someone, to make sure that it goes to them after you pass away, it is a good idea to set up an agreement that grants both of you joint ownership. [Read More]