Archive for June 2021

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How Should Employers Respond to Workplace Injuries?

Serious workplace injuries happen every day across America. No employer wants to see employees injured while doing their jobs. Unfortunately, accidents happen no matter how much you try to avoid […]

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Keep Renters From Burning Down Your Property on the 4th of July

Independence Day celebrations are almost here, and with them comes the risk of accidents and fires. While most people take precautions, landlords have an additional worry when it comes to […]

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How To Pay Employees for 4th of July

While we all may agree that the Fourth of July is a joyous time of year, for small business employers, it can also be confusing. After all, the Fourth of […]

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Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

Many people believe a Prenuptial Agreement, or prenup, is a bad idea because it implies they are planning on a divorce at the same time they’re planning a wedding. But […]

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What Employers Can Do To Prepare for Emergencies at Work

Is your business prepared for workplace emergencies? As vaccination rates increase and your business reopens with customers and employees returning to shops, offices, and worksites, it may be time to […]

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Strategies for Managing Your Own Rental Property

Being a landlord may appear easy from the outside, but once you get started, you quickly find out how hard it can be. Keeping the amount of time you spend […]

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Lend Money to Family and Friends the Smart Way

Many people turn to friends and family for loans when buying a large asset or starting up a business. Lending to family and friends is a high-risk undertaking with little […]

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Use a Cease and Desist Letter To Stop Debt Collection Harassment

As a consumer, you have a wide variety of rights under both federal and state laws to stop harassment by creditors. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a […]

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What To Know About Going Into Business With Friends

Starting a business with friends can be a great way to become a business owner. Working with friends can be rewarding and fun, but there can also be some speed […]

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The Dad’s Guide to Legal Documents

In honor of fathers everywhere we have created a list of legal documents that every dad should have to help them care for their loved ones, even when they are away.

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How to Sign Documents as a Power of Attorney Agent

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that grants one person the authority to act or make decisions on behalf of the person creating the Power of Attorney. The […]

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Make These Upgrades and Repairs Before Selling Your Rental Property

Getting your rental property ready to sell can potentially be a lot of work. Should you make upgrades or repairs before you list the property or sell it as-is? Answering […]

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Why You Need a Power of Attorney When Traveling Abroad This Summer

Many Americans are planning trips abroad this summer as COVID-19 vaccinations increase, international borders begin to reopen, and foreign countries begin to welcome tourists back. Planning international travel comes with […]

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How To Travel With Kids When You Don’t Share a Last Name

Getting through security when you don’t share a last name with your kids is becoming a common scenario and we have provided some how-to’s to make it easier.

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Prepare for Surgery: Legal Documents You’ll Want in Place

Surgery is a significant event that can leave many people in extended recovery. As you prepare for your surgery, you might also consider putting in place some simple legal documents. […]

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7 Tips for Negotiating Late Rent Payments with Tenants

As a landlord, you may have tenants who make late rent payments or cannot pay rent at all for an extended period of time due to financial hardship. Exactly how […]

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What Are the Steps To Register a Trademark?

A trademark protects brand names, logos, catchphrases, and more. Trademark rights and protections are established as soon as you create the trademark and start using it to sell your products […]

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Travel Tips for a 2021 Summer ‘Safecation’

After a long year of closures, cancellations, and quarantines, many people are looking for ways to get out and explore again. Increasing confidence in the fact that it is safe […]

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Why Your Business Needs a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Employers are looking for ways to encourage their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination as they become more readily available so that business operations can return to normal. In a […]

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5 Tips for Hiring a Landscape Contractor for Your Landscape Project

Many homeowners reach a point when they can no longer maintain their landscaping without professional help. A landscape contractor can transform your property from drab to eye-catching while providing valuable […]

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Review Your Parenting Plan To Prepare for Another COVID Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and it is coming just as some COVID-19 precautions are lifting. Many separated and divorced parents may want to take a new look at […]

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8 Things To Do After Forming Your LLC

Some business owners assume that they do not have to take any additional actions after forming their LLC. In many cases, creating your LLC is just the first step to […]