Know The Signs Of Nursing Home Negligence And What To Do About It

If you have a relative who is living in a nursing home, then it is essential to know what the signs are of negligence and what you should do if you believe your loved one's care needs are being overlooked. When your relative is under the care of any care facility, they have a legal requirement to provide adequate care and can be severely fined by the various government regulatory agencies or sued by a family member if they fail to do so. [Read More]

Frequently Asked Questions About Employment Attorneys

If you work for a corporation or even a small business, you might be wondering whether or not you need to use your resources to work with an employment attorney. Found yourself in a court case with a current or past employer? These questions are frequently asked by those seeking answers about whether or not to hire an employment attorney. What problems will an employment attorney handle? If you find yourself needing to take legal action against an employer, you need a lawyer that specializes in employment to handle the case. [Read More]

Pros & Cons of Fictitious Business Names for Sole Proprietors

If you're thinking of starting a business for yourself and have no plans to have employees or partners, you kind of have an advantage in that you don't have to create what's called a fictitious business name. However, many sole proprietors still do that anyway. There are some definite benefits that come with having a name other than your own standing between you and customers, but sometimes it can seem like an unnecessary step. [Read More]

Ex Parte Divorce: What It Is and Why You Would File for One

Ex parte divorce is a divorce wherein your former and/or estranged spouse does not participate. In many states, your ex must be served with due notice that you are filing for divorce. In other states, if you have not heard from or seen your ex in years, a presumption of death or an assumption that your ex has left the country is taken in lieu of direct contact. Here is more on an ex parte divorce and why you would file for one. [Read More]