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Where To Find Recent Arrests



To determine where to find recent arrests, start on a local police department’s website. Other law enforcement agencies may also be useful, but choosing one largely depends on the level of crime a person has been arrested for. In some cases, it may be necessary to make a phone call or an in-person visit to […]

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Seven Factors Every Business Owner Must Know About Independent Contractor Law



If you are the owner of a business who does not know the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, you could be in trouble with the state and federal government. As a worker, how you are classified could have an effect on how the amount you are paid and the benefits to which […]

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Law School and Jobs: Thinking Beyond Being a Lawyer



All too often we think that the only reason anybody ever goes to law school is to become a lawyer. This assumption is understandable. After all, law school is hard work, expensive, and the very name of it (law school) suggests that most people are going through the grind of it in order to come […]

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How to Write a Resignation Letter like a Lawyer



When it comes to writing a resignation letter, we all know how important it is to provide sufficient notice, make sure our grammar and spelling are correct, and state when our resignation will take force. What many people overlook, however, is that there are also important legal considerations to keep in mind when handing in […]

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Four Mistakes To Avoid When Writing A Job Offer Letter



There is a feeling of relief when you complete the process of reviewing resumes, holding interviews and making the decision to hire the person who appears to be the perfect candidate to fill the vacancy in your organization. All that is left to do is compose a job offer letter to the individual you hope […]

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Hiring Someone To Represent You: Five Questions To Ask A Lawyer



Every lawyer must pass a bar examination and be screened before being allowed to practice law, but choosing the lawyer who is the best one to handle your particular legal matter can be a daunting task. Deciding which of the many lawyers admitted to practice in your state is the right one to represent you […]

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Four Steps To Preparing A Killer Salary Increment Letter



Unless you work for the government or have an employment contract, the chances are that you do not receive automatic salary increases. If you want a raise, you have to march into your boss’s office and ask for it, but standing or sitting across from someone and coming up with the right thing to say […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Business Proposal and a Business Plan?



If you run a small business then at some point you will likely come across two types of documents: business plans and business proposals. While these two documents sound very similar in name, they do have different purposes and structures. Confusing these two types of documents is understandable, not only because they sound similar to […]

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Three Conditions Required For Respondeat Superior



The law generally makes each person responsible for his or her actions. If the car you are driving crashes into another vehicle because you were not paying attention, the law makes you liable to pay compensation to anyone injured due to your negligent conduct. However, if the accident happened while you were making deliveries on […]

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Four Common Mistakes People Make with Redacted Electronic Files



Electronic filing of documents in federal courts has been in place for several years. An issue that frequently arises has to do with protecting personal data, such as Social Security numbers, bank and financial account numbers, and dates of birth, when that information appears in the documents being filed. Filing redacted documents is the recommended […]

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What Is HRM?



HRM Overview HRM, which is also known as human resource management, is a broad field of social science with applied and theoretical components. The abbreviation may also be used to describe the human relations movement, the broad cadre of sociologists and psychologists who study the behavior of workers in the workplace. Practically, human resource management […]

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