The best elder law professionals in the world can’t help clients who don’t ask for the help. The first step in the process is, for some, the most difficult: having the discussion.
Fourteen percent of the survey respondents who have ever been in a relationship or have been married said that they “stayed in a relationship longer than they wanted because it was more affordable than being alone.”
It’s a great time to have employees tackle housekeeping items that might not take as much bandwidth, like digitizing records or refreshing or updating collateral materials or the company website.
What are law enforcement and legislators doing about it? Fourteen states plus the District of Columbia (D.C.) ban the use of handheld phones while driving outright. Forty-six states plus D.C. ban texting while driving.
While you might not be familiar with the concept, filial responsibility laws have been around for a long time—a really long time. They’re based on English statutes dating from the 1500s, a time when that country faced widespread poverty and enacted “poor laws” to codify family commitments.
Ask the hard questions: Is there a mechanism in place to verify that anyone being served is of legal drinking age? What arrangements can and will be made for employees who overindulge? Will transportation be provided for those too impaired to drive?
The ruling came from a case in which Simon Tam, lead singer of an Asian-American rock band, had applied to register his band under the trademark “The Slants,” a name that is normally considered a racial slur for people of Asian ancestry.
Listen to the people who do this type of thing every day. “If you find yourself starting to dig in a fight over who gets the microwave, it’s probably time to refocus,” Weinberger suggests.
The rules for public land vary depending on which government agency manages the land and the location and use of the land. For example, the rules and regulations for a national park might differ than those of a national forest or a state park.
Some jurisdictions are taking our four-legged friends into account when drafting rules around fireworks displays and noise ordinances. It is even an international issue. Collecchio, Italy, now requires that fireworks be silent (yes, that’s a thing) to protect pets and wildlife.