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Fundamental Workers’ Rights Threatened by New Supreme Court Ruling

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Perhaps you have heard by now that the majority rule of the Supreme court was to support employers over employees in the latest case regarding arbitration and banding together of employees against their employer. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is no big deal. The truth is that many experts are concerned about the […]

Legal Options for Victims of School Shootings

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School should be one of the safest places in the community. Instead, school shootings are a tragic reality, and the deaths, injuries, and repercussions are a serious problem in our country today. More and more, individuals are seeking justice against the assailant and any individuals or entities that ultimately caused or contributed towards the crime. […]

Blatant Discrimination Against Alternative Gender Expression in Texas

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The right of all American citizens to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is fine and dandy for some fellow Americans until a person’s pursuit leads them to challenge gender roles or sexual orientation in any way.  Recently in Texas, a 21-year-old man, Bobby Rodriguez, experienced discrimination when he was prevented from entering a […]

Uber Sexual Assault Concerns; Legal Options For Survivors

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A few weeks ago, CNN revealed the results of an investigation into physical and sexual assault involving Uber drivers. They were shocked to learn that over the past four years, at least 130 drivers have had serious (sometimes even sadistic) allegations made against them for assaulting passengers. Thankfully, many have been brought to justice, but […]

Thanks for Paying My Student Loans, I Want a Divorce

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Sometimes great sacrifices are made in the name of love, but as some relationships grow apart and divorce comes into the picture, things that were once lovingly offered can transform into incredibly painful obligations and losses. Chances are that you might have made some of those great sacrifices for love. One thing that ends up […]

Offshore Drilling Accidents and Workers’ Compensation

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Life in offshore oil drilling has a fatality rate that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports to be seven times higher than other U.S. jobs. Unfortunately, it is apparent that the oil company’s main focus is on getting the oil out of the ground at any cost, including the cost of human and […]

New Jersey’s New Sick Leave Laws: Happier, Healthier, Better Workers

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On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey State Senate made New Jersey the tenth state in America to establish paid sick leave legislation, and the truth is that it really seems to have heart. The other states that have done this so far include California, Washington, Washington, DC, and other New […]

Medical Malpractice: The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

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Unfortunately, when hospitals and doctors make poor and negligent decisions, patients are left with no choice but to endure the consequences. Ana Pereira is a woman who endured medical malpractice seven years ago when she went to Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey, a hospital that currently has three out of five stars on Yelp. […]

Why Was My U.S. Visa Denied?

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Why Was My U.S. Visa Denied?   Consular officers aren’t required to properly explain why you are refused, and they aren’t even required to tell you what you can do about it. The truth is that they are pretty much the only ones with the authority to shut you down unless you are able to […]

New Jersey Leads Nation on Equal Pay Rights

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen, New Jersey has stepped up to close the gender pay gap! This April 2018, a room full of working women witnessed Gov. Phil Murphy as he signed a law that supersedes the current federal standard. In fact, it is possible that it could up the ante for U.S. law and other […]

Basics for Entering the World of Homeschooling

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Homeschooling for children age 5 to 17 has been around since the 70s, but it is an option that more and more parents are considering in the wake of school shootings, growing concerns about the quality of public education, and the generally aggressive nature of popular culture and its pervasiveness in the public and even […]

Here’s How the New Tax Law Affects You

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Tax season has come and gone, but there are some things you should know about the new tax bill that will affect your 2018 taxes next year. This is a particularly important reform since it is the largest reform in over thirty years, as well as one of the most complicated. First, Some Basics Explained […]

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Keep Your Car, Lose the Staggering Payments

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Yes, it’s true. Even when going bankrupt, you may not have to get rid of your car (or even real estate investment)! Instead, if you are able to file a Chapter 13 “wage earners” bankruptcy, then you could be able to reduce your principal balance and restructure your vehicle installment loans, or you may be […]

Could Cooperating With the Federal Government Really Help Your Case?

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Accused of a federal crime? If there is a larger piece to this crime that you have information about, you may be able to use this as leverage for a reduced sentence. However, there is more to consider than you may think when it comes to cooperating with police. For example, do you know what […]

Got Creditor Harassment? Take Your Debt Seriously: Jail is a Real Possibility

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The fate of many households around America hangs in a balance between living off of credit and simultaneously digging themselves out of debt. If they slip, they may be shocked to find themselves facing time behind bars.   It IS Possible to Go to Jail for Private Debts Initially, incarceration was only imposed upon those […]

Ford Engineer Wins Case Against Employment Discrimination and How You Can, Too

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Workplace discrimination comes in many forms, and some of the best-known companies have been reprimanded for this at one time or another. Sometimes these problems can be handled through HR, but unfortunately, it’s not always taken seriously and the treatment is allowed to continue. In some workplaces, the person who has been victimized even faces […]

Bankruptcy: How the Automatic Stay Keeps Your Creditors at Bay

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If you are going into debt and worried about folks coming after you for payments or taking away your possessions, you should know about a temporary remedy called “the automatic stay.” What is the Automatic Stay? It’s a really valuable break that allows the borrower a set amount of time to sort out their financial […]

Police Violence and What You Should Know

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Police violence is a controversial subject, and you may be wondering, “What do I do if it happened to me or to someone I care about?” Unfortunately, this is a very serious problem that must be addressed. We consistently hear about horrific incidents on a regular basis, complete with video and witness testimony. Most recently, […]