How to Choose the Right Business Litigation Lawyer for Your Company

How to Choose the Right Business Litigation Lawyer for Your Company

General Legal, Lawyers
Business litigation is the process of resolving disagreements between business entities through the legal system. When two businesses disagree, it is often resolved this way. A business litigation lawyer is a professional that will help businesses resolve these disputes in a court of law. There are many business litigation lawyers to choose from, so how do you know which one is the best for your needs? Here are some things to look out for to help you decide. Do your research When researching business litigation lawyers, it is important to find one who has experience in the specific area of law that your business is dealing with. For example, if you are a business owner who needs help resolving a contract dispute, you will need a lawyer who specializes in…
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How To Increase In-house Diversity?

How To Increase In-house Diversity?

General Legal, International Differences, Lawyers, Legal Matters
With the ever-changing social climate, more and more incidences of ethnic and racial discrimination occur in the workplace. This is not just a problem with one ethnic group but a problem with the corporate world. There has been a recent upsurge in the number of lawsuits filed against companies for sexual harassment. Often, these lawsuits allege that the plaintiff was not treated as an equal. Although sexual harassment is not recognized as a legal concept in the United States, if the company has a sexual harassment policy and makes a sincere effort to comply with equal opportunity laws, this litigation can be avoided. What is In-house Diversity? In-house diversity is a term that has become increasingly popular in recent years. However, the meaning of the term is susceptible to a…
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Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Law Firm

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Law Firm

General Legal, Lawyers, Legal Matters
I've been a lawyer for a few years now, and I've had a lot of experiences. Whether I've been helping my clients or just having some lame conversations with other lawyers about the firm, I feel like I've learned a lot. Here are some things I wish I knew before starting my own law firm: Assemble Your Team When deciding whether to go to law school, it is important to find the right school that will give you the training you need and the mentorship you desire. But there is more to law school than just the classroom. There are also extracurricular activities you can take part in, which can make your experience in law school more fulfilling. Although I have a great team, I can't share the best part…
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Trademark Registration Law in the EU

Trademark Registration Law in the EU

General Legal, Legal Matters
OVER THE LAST MONTH, the EU Trademark Registration Directive has been a hot topic in the EU Intellectual Property (IP) community. On 4 December 2014, the Directive's transposition into national law is expected to be completed. This will allow the EU trademark community to focus on the Directive's substantive provisions, with the final stage of the Directive's transposition expected in the Spring of 2015. The EU is famous for banning all sorts of products from entering its member states. Even though these products are rarely ever banned for this reason alone, the mere existence of the sanctions can be incredibly damaging.  This is often the case with products that are banned for the sake of avoiding consumer confusion, rather than because they are dangerous, and it is in that context…
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Tips to Help Siblings Avoid or Resolve an Estate Battle

Tips to Help Siblings Avoid or Resolve an Estate Battle

General Legal, Legal Matters
The older sibling has always seemed to hold the upper hand in a family's estate battle, but the power balance has shifted with the advent of technology. Today's parents and grandparents have access to legal documents through the internet, but not everyone has the time or the inclination to research their options. So, skipping the legal part and digging a little into the other side of the coin might help the peace process. When parents pass away, it is sometimes necessary to make important decisions regarding the care and maintenance of their estate. Whether the parents have created a will or not, their estate may still need to be managed by a family member, such as a sibling. If a family member is unwilling or unable to take care of…
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Is Estate Planning the Same as Making a Will?

Is Estate Planning the Same as Making a Will?

General Legal
Making a will or estate planning has become a popular topic for many reasons. The first is that people are ever more aware of how important it is to make a will and how important it is to make sure that they do. The second is that most people are not sure what they can do to protect their interests after they die. Thirdly, an ever-increasing number of people are not sure how they can protect their families' interests when they die. Lastly, many people are not sure whether they have the time or the motivation to get their affairs in order. What is estate planning? Estate planning is the process of taking care of all the legal aspects of how your estate (the assets) will be distributed after you…
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5 Types of Crimes That Have a Severe Punishment

5 Types of Crimes That Have a Severe Punishment

General Legal
Human beings have been evolving in societies for at least 200,000 years. Over that time, we've developed sophisticated ways to ensure that our societies can function in a way that benefits all of our members. Our laws, customs, and traditions are a result of this evolutionary process. As a society, we tend to be mostly free and rule-abiding. But, as the world becomes more complex, some people tend to commit more dangerous crimes. This article will list the 5 types of crimes with the most severe punishment. Terrorism Terrorism is often associated with violence and destruction, but it is possible to commit terrorism without violence. There are 5 Types of Terrorism, and they are: State Terrorism Political Terrorism Religious Terrorism Anarchist Terrorism Economic Terrorism Terrorism is an act of violence…
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What Is a Notice of Intended Prosecution?

What Is a Notice of Intended Prosecution?

General Legal
Do you have a criminal record? Do you need to know about a Notice of Intended Prosecution? If you answered yes to both questions, then you have come to the right place. Here, we'll learn more about the process of having a Notice of Intended Prosecution filed on you, as well as how that affects your life. A Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) is a document sent by a prosecutor to a defendant that informs the defendant they are under investigation for a crime and gives them the chance to defend themselves. It is a formal notification of the existence of an investigation and is used when there is an actual or imminent threat of an indictment or conviction. Sometimes, a judge will issue a "Notice of Intended Prosecution," sometimes…
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Do’s and Don’ts When You’re a Victim of Crime

Do’s and Don’ts When You’re a Victim of Crime

General Legal
We often talk about how to stay safe and what to do to prevent crimes, but we don’t always remember that the victims of crime are also people too. We rely on our friends, colleagues, and family for help. So, here is a guide on how to stay safe and protect yourself when you are a victim of crime. Dos: Call 911 immediately Do you dial 911 when you are a victim of a crime? If you are a victim of a crime, then you should do everything that you can to have the police come take care of the crime. If you dial 911, then you have the law on your side, and you will have the police come and take care of the crime. If you dial 911…
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Biking For Fitness: What to Know

Biking For Fitness: What to Know

Fitness
Bike riding is a great way to get fit and lose weight, and don’t get us wrong. We love biking. But it isn’t always an easy way to get moving. There are some things to know about biking for fitness, and we can help. We can get you started on a routine and get you into your new mode of transportation. Biking is a great way to get fit. And if you’re not a fan of running, it’s the only way you can burn calories that way. Many people think that riding a bike is just a relaxing way to get some fresh air and exercise at the same time. But is it that easy?  Biking is great for weight loss. Whether you’re taking part in an organized event, cycling…
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