Legal Articles

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February 20, 2014 – 967 views
Karina B. Sterman, Esq.
In 2012, employers awaited the California Supreme Court’s decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court with the bated-breath anticipation of a presidential election, or an Olympic luge race. And, boy, was it worth the wait. Crowds cheered and hurrah’d upon hearing that the highest court in California went with pragmatism and reason as it announced that employers need not police meal and rest periods so long as they provided them and gave employees the freedom to take them. Full Story 
February 17, 2014 – 1,059 views
Legal Compliance Resource
Entering into a commercial lease is inevitable if you possess a business. There are many issues that need to be addressed. If you are thinking of taking a commercial property on lease, there are certain things that you must keep in mind... Full Story 
February 14, 2014 – 974 views
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Underlining their commitment for making the society more open to felons, the Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. made his stand clear and urged the state to consider his plea of letting the convicted wrongdoers vote. This plea was made by the Attorney General in a speech to students in Georgetown University. The Attorney General equated the ban on voting for the felons with the racist policies of America after the Civil War when the states took the shelter of the criminal justice system to make sure that the blacks were treated as some sort of outcasts. Full Story 
February 10, 2014 – 1,178 views
Legal Compliance Resource
Facing real estate title issues that arise during a sale is not a new occurrence for attorneys. In fact, it is an investment strategy employed by many people to purchase properties which are available at a discount rate and sell them for a profit after it is resolved. Either way, you need to know how to go about resolving the title insurance issues of your client... Full Story 
February 6, 2014 – 899 views
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The food stamp farm bill, which was long overdue, finally got a nod from Congress. The bill will bring about changes in how food stamps are issued in over 12 states, and could cut the benefits of nearly 850,000 Americans... Full Story 
February 3, 2014 – 862 views
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Advances in digital technology are not only revolutionizing our communication techniques, but our society too. A growing number of government leaders are realizing the drastic difference technology can make towards helping our community function smoother. Many applications are being innovated to bridge the gap between the community and civic authorities, and to aid social causes. Here are five apps that promote civic growth... Full Story 
January 29, 2014 – 934 views
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House Republicans are calling for legal status, not citizenship, for the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country. This, of course, refers to adult immigrants, but for young children who have been brought to the US illegally, there could be an option for citizenship... Full Story 
January 22, 2014 – 1,039 views
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The Chris Dodd- Barney Frank legislation is set to take to the real estate and mortgage market through a whirlwind. The Dodd-Frank reform came up with a set of 7 rules last January that could potentially change how the mortgage industry operates. By mid-year, the CFPB (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) finalized all clarifications and amendments. While some of the rules have already been in effect for a while now, others will take the stage this January. While banks have been long preparing for this, many people are barely even aware of it... Full Story