Mistakes I Have Made Working From Home

For the past 12 or so years, I have worked primarily from home. Two-thirds of my career as a lawyer have been spent working out of an office littered with stray Barbie accessories and Legos and with the demands of my other job, wife and mom, on the other side of the door. In some […]

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Ask the Law Mother: Is a Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

A question from Manuel in Frisco: “I’ve been a car salesman for 20 years. I recently switched dealerships. It was too good of an opportunity to pass up. I got a letter in the mail from a lawyer representing the dealership I used to work for. They are claiming I am working for a competing […]

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Are You Running an Illegal Business Out of Your Home?

Are you a mom running an illegal business out of your home? No, I’m not talking about a housewife dealing pot out of her house, à la Nancy Price Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) in Weeds. A full fifty percent of Americans work from their homes. A quick survey of some of the moms living in my neighborhood found […]

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