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So, you found “the employer of your dreams.” You will get your desired salary, you’ll work in a welcoming environment, and getting overworked is the least of your problems. The catch is, your dream employer asked you to sign a non-compete agreement. A non-compete agreement is a contract that you should honor. For a period of time, you cannot work for...

Discrimination is one of the issues that plague almost every industry. There have been clamours for a feministic and anti-discrimination stance in workplaces to protect the welfare of female employees. Getting legal advice from Rapid Legal Solutions in Townsville can help, in case you feel you are a victim of discrimination. How to Protect Yourself from Discrimination While...

There’s no such thing as safe drink driving. Most Australians ride a car so often that we tend to forget how hard it is to be behind the wheel. You need rapid reflexes, total concentration and good coordination. It’s not the time to make bad decisions, or you’re putting someone’s life in danger. Drinking alcohol takes away this control. Queensland...

It’s after midnight and a police officer asks you to pull over for some reason. Not surprisingly, they might be thinking that you’ve had some alcoholic drinks in you or are doing illegal stuff. You provide your insurance and driver’s license information. Then they ask point blank if you’ve been drinking because he smells alcohol on you. If you’ve...

In child custody disputes, parental alienation is the storm after the storm. It’s a dirty tactic used by the custodial parent to destroy the child’s love toward the other parent. Anger, insecurity, paranoia – whatever the cause, the only real victim of one parent’s deliberately estranging the other is the child. It’s unfair, immoral, and illegal – it’s...

Annie Baddock from The Nanny Diaries has other nannies saying “Yas Queen!” with all of her sentiments. Watching Scarlet Johansson’s character go through the challenges of being a nanny is amusing and telling at the same time — not just for the nannies. One of the best moments from the film was when Annie discovers that her employer, Mrs. X, installed a nanny cam....

If you think about pursuing a career in the legal industry, the first thing that may have crossed your mind is becoming a lawyer. While lawyers make up the majority of the population in law firms, there are other lucrative careers that can get you involved in the law. This is where paralegals come in. It’s a job that is important to the legal system, but often misunderstood. What exactly is...

In a business, money only runs in two ways: into the company and out of the company. You can only earn money and spend money. When the spent money is much less than the earned money, your business is thriving and profiting. When your spent money is much more than your earned money, however, you get debts. What happens when you cannot pay your debts on time? Spending More...

Silicon Valley is the cradle of civilization. Most of what powers the world right now came to fruition in this technology hub. From devices and other forms of infrastructure, to software and other things that run computers, a wide range of startups dealt with a variety of subjects. What is usually not is a place for lawyers. In hindsight, however, it’s a haven for...

The decision of a mother or birth parent to place their baby up for adoption isn’t always simple. When you place your baby up for adoption, you are not giving up — instead, you are choosing life for your child. Putting their needs ahead of your own, after all, is an act of pure love. Here’s when you should give serious thought to placing your baby for adoption: Lack...