The office of attorney general Eric Schneiderman said the settlement was restitution over failure to pay overtime despite some employees working 50 and as much as 72 hours per week. True Entertainment has also agreed to a compliance regime. although it does not agree it was being unfair to its employees. The AG's office said its investigation found that the workers were paid weekly or daily salaries with no premium for work over 40 hoursand without keeping accurate records of the hours they had worked. While the state has exemptions from overtime for professional employees or high-level, high-paid... Read more
The bag is bigger but the food in it is less, and the prices are going up. The rush to build micro-units is a bait and switch by developers to maximize profits while claiming to be affordable, at the same time excluding families due to their tiny size. Concerning the co-op ordinance Budd mentioned, it currently proposes allowing 12 unrelated people to move into a 2,000-square foot house in a low-density neighborhood. People live in low-density neighborhoods because they chose the quiet neighborhood lifestyle. Many have spent 20-30 years paying off the mortgage on their house, which is their... Read more
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Having to go to court is definitely stressful but you can make things better by finding a reliable lawyer. Once you have a good lawyer in place, you can heave a sigh of relief. Read these tips to find a lawyer that works for and with you.
You should always consider also keeping a lawyer in the wings. You won't feel pressured and can take the necessary amount of time. If you keep your personal lawyer on retainer, you will constantly have legal advice available to you.
Real estate lawyers can be a real asset when dealing with real estate issues. This... Read more
(AP) An attorney says a Columbus man who's charged with killing his own father acted in self-defense. The victim was the 39-year-old son of Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, and the man charged is the mayor's 20-year-old grandson. ........................ ADVERTISEMENT ...................... Davius Roshard Smith was charged with murder Friday, two days after his father, Robert Smith Jr., was shot to death at the home where the two men lived. A judge set bond at $100,000. Defense attorney Rod Ray tells The Commercial Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2hD9Uso ) that Davius Smith is a college student who has... Read more
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When legal issues arise, having a lawyer with experience, honesty and skill is essential. You may not know what you're looking for when you need an attorney, however. Keep reading to get solid tips on selecting the best attorney for your issues.
Always request information related to fees when hiring a lawyer. These fees can vary greatly depending on their demand and experience, so you must know what you're paying before choosing them. There is nothing worse than losing representation once proceedings have already begun.
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This is called “overpayment.” When you are arrested, you are handed a 10-day permit to drive and after that, suspended for 30 days. Unfortunately, the wait-time for a hearing can range from 6 months to more than 2 years. - Tip: Before the hearing, make sure you have documentation of your medical condition, work history and doctors visits. Disabled widows/widowers Benefits: If you are a disabled widow or widower age 50 or older you may be able to receive benefits off your spouses or former spouses Social Security record. There are many disabilities compensation benefits available for disabled... Read more
Prospects for passage are uncertain if Sessions wins confirmation as attorney general, but the across-the-aisle unity of reform efforts could provide a potent counterpunch to law enforcement lobbying. Civil asset forfeiture is dangerously profitable, Issa wrote in an op-ed piece, and has allowed law enforcement to make a habit of seizing property from innocent Americans without sufficient proof of wrongdoing. I dont want to disparage law enforcement because these laws are being used properly most of the time, Issa said in a statement. The problem is, most of the time isnt good enough when... Read more
The minimum limits required for such coverage are $25,000 available for each person injured, and a total of $50,000 for any accident for all persons injured. What with the high cost of medical services in this day and age, an ambulance ride to the hospital and a couple of days stay can exhaust and exceed such coverage just in expenses incurred in the first few days after an accident, not to mention lost income, future medical, and possible long-term complications that can arise. That is why I believe every motorist should have higher limits of coverage than the minimum to protect them in the... Read more
6, 2016 Updated Dec. 7, 2016 3:32 p.m. 1 of 4 Tony Jalali saw his Anaheim building seized in 2012 by federal authorities because he rented space to a pair of medical marijuana dispensaries. The case was later dropped. (Photo courtesy of Institute for Justice. 1 of 4 Tony Jalali, landlord of this commercial building in Anaheim, saw his building seized in 2012 by federal authorities because he rented space to a pair of medical marijuana dispensaries. The feds eventually dropped the case. (File photo by Art Marroquin, Orange County Register/SCNG) 1 of 4 This box of cash is part of what was seized... Read more
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