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During the initial consultation, your family lawyer will ask you many questions about the case at hand. You must answer those questions as truthfully and sincerely as possible to help your attorney understand your situation. The information you provide will also help you and your lawyer formulate the best strategy. Knowing the things you should tell or ask your family...

Divorce may be a regular occurrence here in Colorado and other states, but it still continues to be a painful and messy process for couples. It may be because of these qualities that make unmarried couples reluctant about marriage. Hope for Happiness You may be with someone you want to marry, yet both of you may be hesitant about marriage. Thankfully, you can marry without...

From Hollywood to a regular nine-to-five job, age discrimination in the workplace is prevalent in America. Efforts, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), have been enacted to discourage such instances and protect people aged 40 and above from an unequal work environment. The problem is that some people don’t even realize they’re a victim...

Most people assume that those who enter a legal profession got into law school to become an attorney. According to some surveys, paralegals ranked the top among the 2011 Most Underrated Jobs in the U.S. What they don’t know is that some choose the paralegal career path because they get the best of both worlds. They know that taking paralegal degrees online could lead...

Even the best employee gets sick. It is for this reason that sick leaves exist: to allow them to recuperate, and gain enough strength to return to work. The mandatory employee benefit provides workers with five days of sick leave, depending on how long an individual worked for the same employer. With the law entitling the workforce, employers have no choice but to abide....

Sexual harassment, whether it happens in a dark alley, club, or workplace, is never acceptable. No matter how hard people try to justify it, perpetrators should not get away with it. It’s also important to realize that sexual harassment comes in many forms and it remains a major problem, worldwide. If you’re an employer, manager, or HR personnel, you want your workplace...

Conflicts in the workplace are inevitable. But that doesn’t always mean you’re a bad employer or manager. While you can invest in building relationships between your employees, you simply can’t force everyone to get along with each other. Here’s what you should do when conflicts arise. When Should You Step In? If work relationships go sour, it’s your job to intervene...

Legal services can take a toll on your finances. There are free and low-cost services out there, but you need to fit certain criteria first before you can get them. Another option is to go to court with no legal or paralegal help at all. It is just you acting as a lawyer for yourself. Family lawyers in Colorado Springs note the rise of litigants who choose to go to court...

You may have walked past your neighbor’s dog for the last ten years or so. If you think that is a guarantee of its loyalty and friendliness towards you, you’re wrong. A dog is man’s best friend, true, but for one reason or another, it could end up biting you. And when it does, you need to let the dog’s owner know he or she is accountable for your injury. What Should...