October 28, 2018

3 Reasons You Need to Hire an Estate Lawyer When Writing Your Estate Plan

Do you have a plan for what happens to your personal property after you pass away? What about a legal document outlining what you’d like to have happen if you become incapacitated? If not, then you need to consider creating an estate plan. In this post, we’ll tell you just a few of the many […]
October 24, 2018

4 Employment Laws Every Manager Needs to Know

There are a couple of ways to look at employment lawsuits. The first one is to take the “What’s the worst that could happen?” approach. Managers who know that workers only win 1 percent of federal civil suits that go to trial are more likely to take this approach because they figure the odds are […]
October 20, 2018

5 Legal Issues Real Estate Agents Need to Be Aware Of

For you, nothing compares to the thrill of making that home sale and collecting that check on closing day. And you’re not the only person who feels this way. Research shows that more than 440,000 people in the United States were real estate agents in 2016. However, as exciting as being a real estate agent […]
October 19, 2018

What to Do When a Tenant Refuses to Leave

Today, the number of renters in the United States is at its highest since 1965. While the number of households in the US grew, the number of owners stayed flat. This is a consequence of the housing bust in the country. That said, it does mean that more people have the opportunity to increase their […]
October 19, 2018

Top 5 Tips to Find the Best Estate Planning Lawyer

Whether we like it or not, we’re all going to die one day. And when we do, its easier for our families if our affairs are in order. Unfortunately, not everyone sees things this way. Even the wealthiest people sometimes forget to get their estates in order. Singer Aretha Franklin, for example, passed away in […]
October 16, 2018

5 Signs It’s Time to Evict Your Tenants

Have you been having trouble with some of your tenants? Have you tried giving them warnings, issuing official statements, and trying to reason with them all to no avail? Then it might be time to evict. Eviction might seem harsh, but as the landlord, it’s your right to evict tenants under certain circumstances. It is […]
October 3, 2019

Small Business Errors to Avoid

The responsibility of running a small business can put a lot of pressure and stress on you if you aren’t careful. It’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed while trying to handle multiple tasks. This is when business owners tend to make costly errors. Sometimes, business owners learn valuable lessons the hard way by costing themselves […]
October 3, 2019

4 Big Mistakes Companies Make When Terminating Employees

Things can get complicated quickly if you are an employer that doesn’t understand the right procedures for terminating a current employee. It’s your responsibility as an employer to follow state and local employment laws when the time comes to move on from an employee. Failure to adhere to employment laws can lead to litigation and […]
October 3, 2019

Important Policies for Small Businesses to Have

Owning a small business requires you to lay down a certain framework for your employees to operate under. There are certain policies you should get down in writing to avoid potentially disastrous legal consequences. These policies will help you mitigate risks in the workplace and keep your employees productive and happy during the time they […]
October 3, 2019

Estate Planning Services from Derryberry & Associates LLP

Creating a solid estate plan is essential for anyone that wants to help provide for their family when they are gone. It’s never fun to think about death, but it’s important to remember that death is simply part of life. An estate plan allows you to lay out what you want to occur after you […]
October 3, 2019

4 Remedies for Breach of Contract

If you work in business, you probably know just how important it is to always have contracts in place. Contracts can protect your business and act as a legally binding agreement in court should you ever run into problems. Breach of contracts will occur quite frequently in business, which is why it always pays to […]
October 3, 2019

4 Components of a Legal Contract

Most business owners aren’t experts in the legal world, which is why it’s important to hire a reliable attorney. Anytime you are dealing with a legal contract, the margin for error is very slim. Knowing the difference between what constitutes a legally binding agreement and what doesn’t can be very valuable. That’s why we’ve created […]