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HAS YOUR CALIFORNIA BUSINESS LOST MONEY AS A RESULT OF THE PANDEMIC?
Post On May 22, 2020
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You know that the COVID-19 / coronavirus pandemic has caused many small and medium sized business throughout the State of California to lose money. However, what you may not know is that some insurance policies cover these losses. HAS YOUR CALIFORNIA BUSINESS LOST MONEY AS A RESULT OF THE PANDEMIC?...

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May a Contract Be Forgiven if it Becomes Impossible or Impracticable to Perform During COVID 19?
Post On Apr. 24, 2020
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This guide will discuss the defense of impossibility to breach of contract, in the context of the current pandemic. Introduction In the current climate, when businesses are shutting down and economy has come to a staggering halt, many business owners are left wondering whether they are obligated to...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Business Interruption and Loss of Business Income Insurance Claims
Post On Apr. 23, 2020
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If your business has been closed, you may immediately consider a business interruption/loss of income claim under your commercial insurance policy. I suggest that you review your commercial insurance policy to check for potential insurance coverage The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has...

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Cause of Non Performance In Force Majeure Contract Disputes
Post On Apr. 13, 2020
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A force majeure clause in a contract may excuse a party’s performance if there is an unpreventable occurrence that disrupts contract performance. The COVID-19 pandemic may be such an occurrence as well as many of COVID-19’s affects. For any of these events to trigger force majeure, however, they...

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Protecting Trade Secrets Under Coronavirus COVID-19 Work From Home Policies
Post On Apr. 10, 2020
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COVID-19 is having a huge impact on businesses. The government has issued stay-at-home orders. Businesses have also implemented work-from-home policies for employees. These policies, however, may create new challenges for businesses in protecting their confidential information and trade secrets....

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Force Majeure - What It Means For Your Business
Post On Apr. 06, 2020
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A force majeure clause discharges certain contractual obligations upon the occurrence of a force majeure event. What obligations are discharged and under what circumstances depend on the language of the specific force majeure clause. What is Force Majeure? A force majeure event is an occurrence...

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THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON YOUR BUSINESS AND THE FORCE MAJEURE (ACT OF GOD) CLAUSE
Post On Apr. 04, 2020
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Can performance of a contract be excused due to inability to perform the terms of the contract as a result of the shelter-in-place orders in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic? Introduction During these times of uncertainty in the business sector, issues pertaining to contractual obligations are...

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Employment Law in a Time of Coronavirus: Fight Employer Abuses Even While Stuck at Home

This is a guide to some possible legal employment claims you can pursue during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Crisis, even though they may be based on events that occurred while you were still going to work. It's a Good Time to Evaluate Your Potential Employment Case You may be presently enjoying not...

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How to Navigate the Administrative Remedies Process

We all deal with administrative agencies on a regular basis, whether it be through renewal of our cars’ yearly registrations, paying taxes, or through receiving and maintaining licensures to engage in certain professions such as medicine or teaching. Conflicts can arise between persons and agencies...

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California Assembly Bill 1521: ADA Accessibility Litigation Update for 2015
Post On Feb. 04, 2016
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Recently, the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1521 (effective October 10, 2015) to limit the practice of high-volume lawsuits motivated by the goal of obtaining quick settlements with business owners, rather than correcting violations of construction-related accessibility standards....

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Bankruptcy Basics in Oregon

A brief overview of how filing bankruptcy can help you get a fresh financial start. The Process Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution authorizes Congress to enact "uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies." Under this grant of authority, Congress enacted the Bankruptcy Code in...

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Foreign Marriage and Texas Divorce
Post On Sep. 04, 2015
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My husband and I married each other in Africa. Under the law of the African country where we were married, it is lawful for a man to have more than one wife. Unbeknownst to me at the time we married, my husband was already lawfully married to another woman. . . . 1. As an initial matter, you should...

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REGULATING THE CONDUCT AND ETHICS OF TAX PROFESSIONALS

This article explains the reciprocal nature of the ethical requirements governing all Tax Professionals. It also explains a taxpayer’s rights when confronted with unethical and inappropriate conduct. It then explains the tools available to Tax Professionals to report any ethical violations. Finally,...

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Ensuring ADA Compliance At Your Place of Business
Post On Jun. 14, 2013
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ADA Compliance is Mandatory Every business, open to the public, must comply with all ADA rules and regulations. A common misconception of business owners is that there are state agencies which monitor and regulate ADA compliance. This is not the case. A business owner is responsible, on their own,...

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Planning for your Divorce With Property, Children, and Assets in Florida
Post On Apr. 01, 2013
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Evaluate all your marital assets and liabilities. Print out a long form financial affidavit and fill everything out as detailed as possible. You can find this form here: http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/forms_rules/902c.pdf . Gather three months' worth of paystubs, bank statements, and...

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Florida Dissolution of Marriage: Mandatory Disclosure - What and Why?

Viewed from a personal perspective rather than collectively as a couple, comparing the amount of wealth and assets once shared in marriage relative to what will be your share after asset division can be daunting. What was once thought sufficient to maintain a happy relationship and comfortable...

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Should I File My Employment Discrimination Claim with the EEOC or the ERD?
Post On Mar. 13, 2012
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A commonly misunderstood and confusing part of employment law litigation for employees who feel they have been discriminated against in Wisconsin is whether to file their claim with the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division (ERD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). While both entities...

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Depakote, Birth Defects and What Abbott Knew—but Didn't Tell
Post On Aug. 09, 2011
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Birmingham, AL : By Jane Mundy If you are taking Depakote and considering getting pregnant, if you are of child-bearing age and taking Depakote, or even more concerning—that you are pregnant and taking this drug , it is very important that you read the following regarding Depakote and the Depakote...

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ADVERSE POSSESSION LAW IN MASSACHUSETTS
Post On Aug. 02, 2011
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ADVERSE POSSESSION CLAIMS IN MASSACHUSETTS Many title disputes in Massachusetts arise through the assertion of an adverse possession claim. In Massachusetts, "[t]itle may be acquired by adverse possession only upon 'proof of non-permissive use which is actual, open, notorious, exclusive and adverse...

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Dangers in Using Unauthorized Representatives (Notarios) When Preparing Immigration Documents
Post On Jul. 31, 2011
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Definition of Authorized Legal Representative An authorized legal representative is a person who is permitted by law to provide legal assistance to concerning immigration law and procedure. Attorneys licensed in the United States can provide immigration advice so long as they are permitted to...

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