Guide to a wide range of legal issues relating to law including family law, privacy, corporate law, public law, legal malpractice and product liability.
Immigrants came to the US because they believed they had a chance to make a better life for their families, but recent changes to the Equal Opportunity Employment Act will make it more difficult for them to find suitable employment. In order for US citizens to get hired they will need to learn exactly what is required of both potential employers and themselves before they go through the application process.
You may be looking forward to owning your first piece of property, but you should know what to look out for before you make a purchase. Working with a real estate agent can help you to avoid the most obvious pitfalls, but you must learn how to rely on your own instincts as well. Educate yourself on real estate law and locate the best property for your lifestyle.
Although many view paying taxes as a hassle, they are essential for the continued operation of social services, local governments and public school systems. There are stiff penalties for those who attempt to avoid paying their taxes, but some taxpayers do make genuine mistakes when they underpay their taxes. Learn what your rights are when it comes to tax codes and laws.
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For years, companies and universities have had a comfortable relationship with supplying education and free labor in the form of internships. The company benefitted by grooming a potential candidate for a job in the organization upon graduation while the university gives credits towards the student's requirements. However, a recent ruling by a federal district judge in Manhattan
has potentially brought all of this crashing down. The ruling clarifies the definition of an intern by following a six-point test supplied by the Department of Labor. If any one of the six points is violated by the company hosting the intern, the intern must be paid an hourly wage.
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Breach of promise laws are nearly obsolete in many areas of the world. There are however, some jurisdictions that do still allow for breach of promise lawsuits, provided the person injured by the broken promise wants to pursue legal recourse. A breach of promise is basically one person going back on their promise to marry another. If someone consents to marriage and then withdraws that consent before the wedding, a breach of promise lawsuit could ensue.
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Immovable property is that which has a fixed location. It can be built upon but can in no way be transferred or moved without destroying it. Those who have immovable property do have the right to gift that property to someone else if they wish. The property will require a deed of gift and the person gifting the property is known as the donor.
Continue reading 20.04.2013. 06:06