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12Sep, 18

State and federal employment discrimination laws require employers to reasonably accommodate employees with disabilities in order to enable them to do their job; however, employee misconduct does not usually afford any reasonable accommodation.  By way of example, if an employee threatens violence against a coworker, employers may generally fire that employee.  The employee ... more

15Aug, 18

There are legal benefits in operating your business through a corporation or a limited liability company (hereinafter “LLC”).  If you have a corporation or an LLC and you enter into contracts in your representative capacity, you are often not personally liable for that obligation.  For example, if you sign your office lease “Jim Jones, Member, ABC Realty, LLC”, your ... more

31May, 18

If you are divorced, had been married to that person for at least 10 years, and are not remarried, you may be able to collect on your former spouse’s earnings record as a divorced spouse, provided their monthly benefit payments are higher than what you would receive based upon your own earnings record. You must be at least 62 years old and your former spouse must also be ... more