Understanding Employment Contract Breaches

An employment contract is a great way to make sure that both the employee and the employer are clear on what's expected of them in the course of an employment arrangement. However, despite the clarity and detail that they can bring to an employment situation, they also raise the possibility of a breach of contract. Here's a look at some things you need to know as a business owner about employment contracts and what can happen if they are breached. Read More 

Four Reasons You May Not Receive Workers’ Compensation For A Work Injury

If you have been hurt while working for your employer, you may be considering filing a claim for workers' compensation. However, there are a few situations where you may not be eligible. The following are four cases where you may not be able to collect on workers' compensation, even though you were injured on the job. Your employer does not carry workers' compensation Some businesses are exempt from carrying this type of insurance, although the businesses that are not required to have a policy are in the minority. Read More 

Are You Joking Or Making Terrorist Threats?

Suppose that you "threaten" to blow up a mall, how will the authorities tell whether you were joking or serious? What sets a joker and a terrorist apart? Well, if your neighbor hears you making those threats and reports you to the authorities, then the latter will have to prove the following elements to charge you with terrorism. Willful and Serious The threat must be willful, meaning you must have made it under your own volition. Read More 

3 Costly Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make When Dealing With A DUI

While there might not be anything wrong with enjoying a drink every now and then, that doesn't mean you should overdo it and step behind the wheel of your vehicle. Drinking and driving is a serious offense and shouldn't be taken lightly. In the event you get pulled over for driving while intoxicated, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration. The last thing you want to do is make matters worse for yourself than what they need to be. Read More 

Addressing Your Child’s Education Needs: Preparation Tips For A Successful IEP Meeting

The end of the school year is not only a time for summer vacation planning, but for parents of children with special needs, it's often a time of meeting preparations, too. Over the summer, you'll be in contact with your child's school about setting up education plans for next year to make sure that your child's needs are met. An Individualized Education Plan, also called an IEP, is the document schools use to do just this. Read More