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Can My Boss Single Me Out Based Upon My Gender?

Gender discrimination occurs when your employer treats you differently because of your sex, male or female. Here are questions that need to be asked and answered to help you decide if you have a ...
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Don't Wait to File your EEOC Complaint!

Did you know that an employee only has 180 calendar days (approximately 6 Months) to file a complaint with the EEOC? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Federal laws ...
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Nashville Takes the Lead with Paid Family Leave

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Should I Accept A Severance Package?

Losing your job is a traumatic experience. Dealing with the situation often requires making quick and difficult decisions. One of the first decision many people must make is, whether or not to accept ...
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Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace - 10 Things That May Surprise You

1. Pregnancy discrimination is a form of unlawful gender (sex) discrimination. This type of discrimination occurs when an employer treats an applicant or employee differently based on her current ...
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Law Firm to Investigate Potential Claims Against Frontier Communications Internet Service

The Law Firm of Humble Law LLC, formerly Beckum Kittle LLP has announced that it is investigating potential claims against Frontier Communications a/k/a Frontier. Frontier is a Norwalk, ...
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Law Firm to Investigate Potential Claims Against TDS Telecom Internet Service

The Law Firm of Humble Law LLC, formerly Beckum Kittle LLP has announced that it is investigating potential claims against TDS Telecommunications Corporation a/k/a TDS. TDS Telecom is a Madison, ...
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PET CUSTODY IN DIVORCE CASES

According to a recent survey, 65% of U.S. households, or about 79.7 million families, own a pet. It is therefore inevitable that the issue of pet ownership comes up in divorce cases. Divorces, by ...
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PET CUSTODY IN DIVORCE CASES

According to a recent survey, 65% of U.S. households, or about 79.7 million families, own a pet. It is therefore inevitable that the issue of pet ownership comes up in divorce cases. Divorces, by ...
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MEDIATION IN ALABAMA FAMILY LAW CASES

Mediation is a process which is often used to resolve legal disputes among individuals. This process is particularly useful in the family law context. In Alabama, divorce and post-divorce cases (such ...
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Child Support: Imputing Income

Whether you have been married and divorced or are simply a parent trying to obtain financial support for your child, each and every parent is obligated to provide financial support for their child. ...
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What happens if you do not have a Power of Attorney?

"You need a durable power of attorney!!!" This is a common mantra from Estate and Elder Law attorneys and for good reason. A durable power of attorney can be a lifesaver if you, or someone ...
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Cheater, Cheater: The New Craze of Infidelity Testing

Have you ever wondered if your significant other is cheating on you? Whether you have been married for six months or forty years, the topic of infidelity has probably come up. It is estimated that up ...
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Alabama's New Grandparent Visitation Law

During its 2016 regular session, the Alabama legislature passed House Bill 334 regarding grandparent visitation in this state. This bill has been signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley and goes ...
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Common Law Marriage Abolished In Alabama

During the 2016 session of the Alabama legislature, House Bill 332 was introduced by Representative Mike Jones, Jr., of Alabama’s 92 nd District. The bill was signed into law by Governor Robert ...
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Navigating the "New" Sexual Harassment

When most people think of workplace sexual harassment, they might imagine inappropriate touching between co-workers or indecent sexual bargaining between superiors and subordinates. While these ...
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Three Things to Avoid During a Custody Battle

When it comes to deciding child custody, no factor is more important the court than the best interests of the child. Many divorce clients locked in a custody battle are confident in their parenting ...
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Creating a Parenting Plan that Works

When divorcing, separated, or single parents cannot agree on child custody matters, they must submit to the court's ruling on custody, visitation, and other crucial factors to their child's ...
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What is "the Best Interests of the Child?"

When deciding child custody, "the best interests of the child" is the key, determining factor that a judge will consider when ruling on a temporary order or a final divorce judgement. Most ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Late last month, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a decision many had been waiting months—or even years—to hear. On June 26, 2015, in a split 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the right ...
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Why "Legal" Separations are So Important

For Alabama couples who recognize that they need space to re-evaluate their marriage, but are not ready to commit the finality of a divorce, separation is likely their best option. Too many couples, ...
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Windstream Communications Settles Claim of False Internet Speeds

In February 2014, Windstream Communications, a national internet service provider, settled claims with the State of Georgia for $600,000 involving allegations of false internet speeds. Now, a year ...
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Money Mistakes to Avoid in a Divorce

January is a busy month in most divorce law firms as couples decide to proceed with a divorce that may have been delayed due to the recent holiday season. There are a variety of things to do when ...
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Custody Battle in the Sky

After a divorce or a custody case, visitation exchanges and custody can be difficult issues for parents to navigate. In one instance, a plane bound for Beijing was ordered by the FBI to return to the ...
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Link Between Daughters & Divorce

In an article published by the Huffington Post called "Study Offers Explanation for Link Between Daugthers and Divorce," Rebecca Adams comments on the latest trend. Science has recognized ...
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