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August 2018 Archives

Understanding asylum and what makes immigrants eligible

There are many reasons why foreign nationals come to the United States. While some seek to just visit and sight-see, others seek to make their move permanent, as they have nothing back at home. In some cases, immigrants decided to leave their home as a means to obtain a better life and escape persecution. While this means entering the country legally, coming to the U.S. to seek asylum is a legal options for those seeking refuge.

What are common employment law mistakes for small businesses?

Starting a small business is an exciting endeavor. This experience is likely a person's dream finally coming true. His or her life savings are going into the business, and all of his or her time and effort goes towards starting and running the business. Because so much is on the line, it is vital that small business owners, like any business, take the time to understand employment law matters. Hiring people to work for you is major, as these individuals can help the business flourish. On the flip side, actions by employees could negatively impact a business, making it vital to consider potential employment law matters that could impact the business.

Playboy suing cryptocurrency company for breach of contract

When companies do business, this transaction is memorialized in writing. An agreement has certain terms, and these terms must be followed by the parties to the agreement. Failure to do so could be considered a breach of contract. Such a situation does not only harm the agreement, essentially invalidating or voiding it, it can cause damages, making it important to understand what steps could be take to recover these losses suffered.

Understanding the rights of a lawful permanent resident

Some immigrants enter the United States as a means to see the county, traveling to major tourist locations. Other immigrants seek to remain in the U.S., taking steps to lawfully reside in the country. By filing for a green card, these immigrants are open to certain rights and privileges other immigrants are not afforded when they come to America.

Guiding Chicago companies through business litigation

Whether it's a publicly or privately held company, not-for-profit or a public sector entity, business law issues tend to come up. These might be the typical routine business decisions; however, others can become more complex. A contract could be disputes, a fiduciary duty is breached or there are issues with a confidentiality agreement. No matter the issue at hand, it is important that businesses take the time to timely and adequately resolve these matters.

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