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Police Stops: Know Your Rights When Pulled Over or Questioned

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Peace officers (including the police), are tasked with maintaining public safety and preserving law and order, however, for many people, interactions with law enforcement can be stressful. To stay safe during […]

Key Legal Documents for Rebuilding After Unrest

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If you’ve been impacted by the civil unrest taking place across America, you may have questions about what to do next. While a majority of recent protests have been peaceful, […]

What to Do if You or a Loved One is Arrested for Protesting

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The right to peaceably assemble and voice your concerns in a public forum is enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Indeed, the right to protest is a […]

Know Your Rights: How to Protest Legally and Safely

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The constitutional right to express your grievances against the government and demand justice is rooted in one of the most cherished founding principles of the United States, which was itself […]

Business Interruption Insurance Claims for COVID-19 Losses

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As efforts to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic—social distancing, in particular—continue to negatively impact many small businesses, you may be wondering whether your insurance policy covers your losses. Business interruption insurance, […]

Going Out of Business: Closing a Business Checklist

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Sometimes, entrepreneurs decide to close, sell, or transfer their businesses years in advance and have plenty of time to plan their exit strategies. Unfortunately for many other business owners, circumstances […]

The Importance of Incorporation During an Economic Downturn

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If you are unemployed due to COVID-19 and are considering starting a business, or if you simply want to formalize your existing side hustle, you may be wondering if it […]

Can an Employer Require a Doctor’s Note to Return to Work?

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) requires certain employers to provide employees with medical leave for specific reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic (through December 31, 2020). You want […]

Returning to Work Post-COVID: What Employers Should Know

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Most states are planning to reopen (or already have reopened) public spaces and workplaces that were restricted due to social distancing guidelines put in place to mitigate the spread of […]

COVID-19 Cancellations: Event Contracts and Force Majeure

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If you’re a small business owner or sole proprietor who scheduled an in-person event prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re probably wondering how to work out the logistics of a […]

COBRA Insurance: What is COBRA and How Does It Work?

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Many American workers have been laid off as a result of non-essential businesses having to close or reduce operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While unemployment benefits have been expanded […]

Severance Pay: Severance Package Legal Answers

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Ever since the global COVID-19 pandemic began making its way across the United States, employers and employees have been asking more questions about employment contracts, unemployment benefits, and severance packages. […]