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Helping you form a successful business

Starting a business can take much time and effort. Not only does one need enough assets to get a business running, they need foundational work to ensure the structure of the business is strong. This can prove to be very important and profitable for one starting their first business. While there is no guarantee that a business will succeed, there are ways to ensure that it has been formed successfully.

Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Finding out that you are pregnant is an exciting time for most women. Despite it being a joyful time, some women decide not to disclose their pregnancy right away. Nonetheless, when a pregnant woman does disclose her pregnancy to her employer, she is expected to have their support when it comes to making any reasonable accommodations. However, if an employer fails to do so or if a pregnant woman is treated differently in the workplace, she may have a claim for pregnancy discrimination.

Caps lowering for immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S.

For some immigrants entering the U.S., resettling in the United States is their goal. While this might be for career opportunities, others take this step because of the fear of persecution in their home country. Seeking asylum is not a rare step taken by immigrants; however, it is an area of immigration law that has faced criticism and has endured many changes.

When should I start writing my will?

Determining when to begin writing your will is a very personal decision. It is common for people to put off thinking about death, but our lives are filled with complicated relationships that often affect how we want our estates to be divided after we die. Without a will, your estate will be divided by your state’s intestacy laws, which may not align with your wishes. Also, the probate process, or the process of sorting out your property, can be long and expensive, leaving less for your heirs to inherit than you had intended.

What are the requirements for an asylee to obtain a green card?

Traveling to America is typically an exciting event for foreigners; however, each person traveling to the U.S. has a different story and their own reason for entering the United States. In many cases, their trip is short lived and only for tourism. In other cases, the goal is long term or permanent. For those seeking to start a new life in America, it is important to understand what options they have to establish a new life in the country. This is especially true for those seeking to escape horrible situations and treatment in their home country.

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