legal problems you could have with your business

  • Are You Not Getting Paid For Overtime? Know These 4 Things

    16 July 2020

    Do you feel as if you have been putting in too many hours at your job and deserve overtime pay? Here are 4 things that you should know about this situation.  The Overtime Rate You should start by understanding what overtime rates are considered at the local, state, and federal level. For example, if you work in California, overtime pay starts after you have worked a 40 hour work week or more than 8 hours in a day, and you should be paid at 1.

  • Three Things An International Trade Attorney Can Do For Your New Import Business

    29 October 2019

    If your business is just starting down the road to international trade, there are many services that an international trade lawyer can provide that will enhance your chances for success. The following are just a few of them. They can help you prepare to import a new product You may have found a great source of a new product that you think is going to sell well for your business, but if you have no experience with importing products, you may find your shipment held up for any number of reasons.

  • 3 Good Reasons To Step Up As A Whistleblower As A Healthcare Employee

    27 June 2019

    You love your job, and you love what you do, but you have realized recently that there are some shady practices taking place in the practice. Maybe a physician is accepting bribes from a pharmaceutical company for getting new patients. Perhaps there are some charges being sent through for federal insurance payments that are questionable. In any case, no matter how hard it may be, it is best to step up as a whistleblower.

  • Protecting The Intellectual Property On Your Blog

    11 August 2016

    Many people begin blogging as a way to document their hobbies and activities. For some people, blogging can turn into a lucrative business, eventually replacing the income from a full-time job. If you rely on your blog to generate income, it's important that you take the necessary steps to protect your intellectual information. Here are three things that you should be protecting on your blog in the future. 1. Images that you have created to accompany blog posts.

  • Pros And Cons Of A Joint Will

    24 July 2015

    As a married couple, the idea of a joint will might seem like a good idea, but it can potentially create more legal problems than a single will would. Although a joint will can save you and your spouse time when it comes to estate planning, it is important to carefully consider all of the possible legal ramifications involved in your decision. Before you and your spouse sign off on the will, here are some things to know.

  • 4 Things Your Estate Plan Will Include

    15 June 2015

    Estate planning is a very important part of your family's emergency plan. Yes, you would hope that in your younger years you do not need to access the estate plan, but simply hoping for the best does not make it so. This is why everyone should have an estate plan. Here are four things that your estate plan will include whether you are old or young. 1. A Will A will is used for different things than it was historically.

  • What You Need To Know About Being A Corporate Whistleblower

    13 May 2015

    When you are a corporate employee that has information about the illegal or unjust activities of your employer, you may fall under the category of being a whistleblower. Though calling the illegal actions of your employer to the attention of the law is a difficult position, it may be necessary to prevent violations and protect others from harm. A whistleblower can often be a prime target for discrimination and reprimand, not to mention workplace ridicule.

  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Corporate Attorney

    21 April 2015

    A corporate attorney is a very versatile lawyer who can handle a wide variety of different tasks, especially for those individuals that run a company, or are thinking of starting a business. These types of attorneys can help you start a business, write up contracts, and perform research. Start A Business Starting a business can be quite complicated, mostly because there are quite a few regulations governing the process. One way that a corporate lawyer can help you start a business is by making sure that your company has an appropriate name.