Red Light, Red Light! Do You Really Have to Pay Red Light Camera Tickets?

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are approaching an intersection. Traffic is moving, but it’s bumper to bumper. Any sudden breaking and the front end of the car behind you is in your car’s trunk. The light changes to yellow. Then you see it out of the corner of your eye. Encased in a […]

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Naming a Beneficiary for Your Life Insurance Policy

You know – I’ve got friends of mine who live and die by the actuarial tables and I say “Hey. It’s all one big crapshoot anywho.” Groundhog Day Do you remember the character Ned Ryerson from the 1993 movie Groundhog Day? He is the annoying former high school classmate-turned-insurance-salesman who badgers Bill Murray’s character Phil […]

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Licenses and Permits for Your Home-Based Business

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss Did I get you fired up last week to quit your job and start out 2018 as your own boss? Have you come up with an exciting (and hopefully profitable) idea for your […]

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Ask the Law Mother-Am I Responsible for My Mom’s Care?

A tough question from Sue S. in Dallas: “I am in the process of moving my elderly mom into a nursing home. Her health needs have become too much for me to handle at home. Between finding the right place for her and trying to make sense out of her finances, Medicaid, and the contracts […]

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Start-Up Legal Checklist for Your New Home-Based Business

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!” Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss Ready to kick off 2018 as your own boss? Three words: home-based business. Home-based businesses can run the gamut from a website designer or an attorney who runs a virtual law practice (me) to a cookie baker or […]

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How to Report Sexual Harrassment

On Tuesday, Matt Lauer, as the longest-running host in the history of the “Today” show, was the crown jewel of NBC’s news division and commanded a $25 million annual salary. On Wednesday, Lauer was an “unemployed journalist” (per Wikipedia) after being fired by NBC following “a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in […]

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