It’s impossible not to have noticed or experienced the tremendous growth in the use of technology to capture our “signature” or, from a legal perspective, the act that symbolizes our affirmative consent or agreement to be bound.
With a few simple clicks on our computer or phone, we c... continue reading »
Although summer is winding down, warm weather continues (at least for a little while). With warmer weather, this brings people out of their homes and out into the community. With that, the streets are being shared with pedestrians and cars. As such, pedestrian injuries occur. This article will sh... continue reading »
It seems like a growing trend for people to buy a home prior to marriage or possibly with the intent of never getting married. Divorce can be an awful experience but at least there is a lot of legal precedent about how to resolve home ownership, possession and debts after the divorce. If you ... continue reading »
We often hear of restrictive covenants in an employment setting, and typically these take the form of a non-compete and non-solicitation obligation in an employment agreement. In such agreements an employee may also be subject to confidentiality obligations and restrictions on use of proprietary ... continue reading »
I often get questions from injured workers wanting me to give them an overview of how workers’ compensation works. In its most basic sense, workers’ compensation is when an employee gets hurt on the job and the employer’s insurance company pays for the injured workers’ medical bills and l... continue reading »
Legal terms can be confusing. When a lawsuit is started it is very stressful time for those involved. So when you don’t understand a lot of terms that are being thrown around during a lawsuit, it only adds to that anxiety. One of the most important elements in any lawsuit is dis... continue reading »
Many have heard of the Statute of Frauds; the main focus of this statute is that agreements related to land need to be in writing to be enforceable. Here are some common scenarios that are not often reduced to writing and can lead to problems.
Encroachment Issues: Neighbors often know an... continue reading »
It probably goes without saying, but the terms and language used in your estate planning documents are so important. Whether you realize it or not, when you meet with your attorney, they are not only working to understand your wishes and your family dynamics, but at the same time running throug... continue reading »
A very stressful time that occurs for many is when they get served with a Summons/Complaint in a lawsuit. For those who don’t know what it Summons is, it’s essentially a notice from another person or entity (most likely from their attorney) that you are being sued. The Complaint that alleges ... continue reading »
As we look at the ever changing family paradigm, we see a trend over the years of increasing divorce rates with the various generations. The so called “gray divorce” is on the rise. Statistics show the divorce rate for adults age 50 and older (Baby Boomers 1946-1964) has roughly doubled sin... continue reading »