Archive for April, 2010

29Apr, 10

For an employee to successfully claim that his employer retaliated against him for filing a discrimination claim he would need to show that he suffered a materially adverse employment action. Failure to get a desired office space or job assignment may not be enough to bring a discrimination claim. In the decision of Rebecca Lockridge ... more

29Apr, 10

As companies grow they acquire or build intellectual property capital along with products and inventory. This intellectual property may include processes, formulae, data, functional specifications, computer programs, blueprints, know-how, improvements, discoveries, developments, designs, inventions, techniques, marketing plans, strategies, forecasts, new products, unpublished financial statements, budgets, projections, licenses, prices, costs and customer and supplier lists and/or ... more

15Apr, 10

The New Hampshire Supreme Court was asked, (Martel and Martel, March, 2008) to determine whether poor investment decisions made during the marriage by one spouse could result in an uneven property division in a subsequent divorce. In Martel, the parties were married in 1985 and twenty years later the wife filed for divorce. The trial ... more

15Apr, 10

You may feel once you have filed the paperwork with the state and obtained a tax identification number (EIN) that your company is formed. This is not true; you have only completed the beginning of the process. If your entity is a limited liability company, you will need an operating agreement; this is true even ... more

15Apr, 10

In 2005 the New Hampshire legislature substantially amended the divorce and custody statutes in New Hampshire. The terms physical custody and legal custody are no longer used; instead, the statute (RSA 461-A) uses the terms parental rights and responsibilities. RSA 461-A mandates that in formulating a parenting plan there is a presumption that both parents ... more