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Employment Law Should I have an attorney review my employment contract? Aug 27 2019 WH Law frequently reviews employment contracts for managers, doctors, and other professionals to ensure the contract is clear and to ensure that the contract actually provides protections. WH Law also drafts contracts for high-level employees and for small employers looking to provide contracts to their employees. In doing so, we draw on our experience litigating employment law cases. In litigating numerous…
Family Law Tips on Using Social Media During Separation and Divorce Aug 20 2019 The wheels of justice may have a reputation for turning slowly but technology certainly does not. It seems at least once a month if not much more often there is a new social media app like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc. While you may be doing a good job of monitoring your children’s Tik Tok profiles to keep them safe, what…
Criminal Law Can I smoke weed on probation? Aug 13 2019 The short answer – Yes, if you follow the proper steps. Now that Arkansas has passed a medical marijuana law and is issuing cards to those that can properly obtain prescriptions from their doctors, you can use marijuana just like any other prescribed drug you would normally take for your health and that you would normally be allowed to use while serving probation. What…
Probate & Estate Administration Stepchildren Rights to Probate Assets Aug 6 2019 Many disputed estate cases involve differences between stepparents and stepchildren.Whether the case involves a will, trust, or other end-of-life matters, the interests and motives of stepparents and stepchildren may be very different.So, who is right? Unfortunately, the typical legal response applies: “It depends.”IS THERE A WILL? Mom or Dad may have a will that left assets to their spouse, children, or both. However,…
Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Means Test | Are You Eligible? Jul 30 2019 The “Means Test” what does it all mean? The bankruptcy means test is used decide to see who is eligible for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. People often are worried about the means test, but it is not as bad as it seems. If you make less than the median income for the state, here is a link to the numbers, then you do not…
Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Discharge: What Is It and When Does It Happen? Jul 23 2019 At the end of your bankruptcy, you get a discharge – a court order that relieves you from your obligation to pay your debts. You get a discharge at the end of your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy only after completing all of the requirements for your case. The benefit of a discharge is that your creditor can never take…
Bankruptcy Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, or Debt Consolidation? Is There a Difference? Jul 9 2019 If you’re falling behind on debt payments, two of the options you can explore are bankruptcy and debt consolidation. So how will you know which is right for your situation? First, some definitions:• Bankruptcy: The legal process of eliminating or reducing the amount of debt owed under the United States Bankruptcy code.• Debt Settlement: Debt settlement is the process of paying…
Family Law How to tell when you need a family lawyer and the dangers of fighting it on your own. Jul 2 2019 When is it time to hire a family lawyer? Of course what you expect to hear from a lawyer about when you should hire them is something along the lines of “the sooner the better.” And not to upset you further – but the sooner you hire a lawyer, the better the…
Employment Law Why restaurant workers are likely owed money Jun 25 2019 The Court system makes thousands of restaurants all over the country pay back workers money the workers are owed. The U.S. Department of Labor found that in one two-year period, over eighty percent of restaurants violated labor and employment laws. (Click here to read more about that study) If you’re a restaurant employee, we’ve found out that restaurants often violate the your rights…