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What Happens if You Break a Lease?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Real Estate Law, Resources

Contracts exist to protect the rights of all parties involved. That’s precisely what a lease is – a contractually binding agreement between landlords and tenants that exists to protect both parties’ rights. However, there are several reasons you may have for wanting to break a lease. Maybe you got a new job out of town, and you need to relocate. …

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What Happens if You Don’t File Taxes?

Legal Assistant Resources, Tax Law

Every US citizen has a legal obligation to file their tax returns every year – whether or not you owe anything to the IRS. That’s just how the law is set up. Besides, you might just find that Uncle Sam has a tax refund waiting for you. And who doesn’t like having a little extra cash in their pocket, much …

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Can a Business Sue You for a Bad Review?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Consumer Law, Personal Injury Law

Have you ever encountered such horrible customer service from a business that it left you feeling utterly infuriated? So, much so that even after asking “to speak to the manager,” you could still feel yourself getting hot under the collar? Don’t worry. You’re in good company. We’ve all been there at one point in our lives. Before you know it, …

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Telehealth Laws by State 2020

Legal Assistant Administrative Law, Business Law, Regulatory Law, Resources

What is telehealth? Imagine if your physician made a house call but didn’t physically have to be inside your home to treat you. That’s precisely what it is. You can think of it as a virtual consultation. A Zoom-call, if you will, with your doctor. Contrary to what you might think, the concept of virtual doctor consultation isn’t new. It’s …

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Can You Reverse a Wire Transfer?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Regulatory Law, Resources

Anytime you’re making a large purchase, it is generally considered good practice to double or even triple check the details of the recipient of the funds in question. But, sometimes, despite your best efforts, you realize afterward that you entered the wrong account number. Now, what? In other instances, you may wire money to a bank account only to later …

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What Is a Non Compete Agreement and Is It Enforceable?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Resources

A non compete agreement serves one primary purpose – to prevent any employee who leaves your company from divulging confidential business information to the competition. These types of agreements are generally issued to business executives, officials, partners, or any other company employee who is privy to trade secrets and other sensitive information that they are supposed to protect. You can …

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What’s the Difference Between a Confidentiality Agreement and NDA?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Resources

If you thought that Non-Disclosure Agreements, or NDAs as they are popularly called, were reserved for celebrities, well, you thought wrong. They are an essential piece of legal documentation for anyone who wants to keep certain aspects of their professional or personal life private. Signatories to NDAs have to pay-up hefty amounts in damages if they break the terms of …