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PREPARING FOR COURT

PREPARING FOR COURT Finding yourself in a courtroom or in front of a judge can be an intimidating experience. Your case depends on whether you present yourself in a good light. Although legal situations may find your stomach in knots, it is how you present yourself that will make the most impact. Here are [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|court|0 Comments

EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR THOSE IN THE MILITARY

EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR THOSE IN THE MILITARY Although race, gender, age, and disability are the most well-known forms of discrimination, veterans and current members of the armed forces are often subject to the very same behavior. Luckily, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects against such. Although shocking, discrimination against vets [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|employment law, military|0 Comments

NEW YEAR, SAME US

NEW YEAR, SAME USTo begin the New Year, we found it only fitting to take this time to re-introduce Nelson Law Group!Here at Nelson Law Group we serve people, not big insurance companies. When it comes to helping you with employment or family law, we are sure to be of assistance. We handle almost every [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|news|0 Comments

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS If you are going through a legal process that seems overwhelming and intimidating, mediation may be your solution. Allowing a neutral third party to assist in resolving conflict through the use of negotiation techniques and communication, acts as a huge advantage when faced with disputing parties. Mediation, in law, [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|mediation|0 Comments

ENSURING YOU’RE INSURED

ENSURING YOU'RE INSURED Insurance defense attorneys work to minimize the amount paid by the insured party and company while also protecting the rights of the insured and insurer during legal proceedings. By having experienced legal counsel, both the policyholder and the company can keep their costs to a minimum and ensure that the policyholder’s [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|insurance|0 Comments

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK There have been a lot of stories in the news lately about sexual harassment in the workplace.  Very rich, very powerful men have been exposed (no pun intended) for their behavior – Roger Ailes, Bill Cosby, and Harvey Weinstein just to name a few.  But most of us know that [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|sexual harassment|0 Comments

CONSUMER PROTECTION

CONSUMER PROTECTION One of our most recently added services is consumer protection. What is consumer protection? Consumer protection, closely intertwined with consumer rights, is a group of laws and organizations designed to protect consumer rights as well as ensure fair trade, competition and the validity of accurate information in the marketplace. It is because [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|consumer protection|0 Comments

COMMON OVERTIME PAY QUESTIONS

COMMON OVERTIME PAY QUESTIONS What is considered overtime? Overtime is when an employee works over 40 hours during a defined work week. How much is overtime? Overtime pay is time-and-a-half of your hourly wage. For example, if you make $20 an hour, your overtime would be $30 an hour. Can you still get overtime [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|employment law, overtime|0 Comments

TOP 3 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A FAMILY LAWYER

TOP 3 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A FAMILY LAWYER Deciding whether or not your situation entails hiring legal help can be paralyzing. Here are three determining factors that led others to hire a family lawyer: Divorce Complications Divorce can be a very emotionally difficult time for someone, even before considering the many moving pieces [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|family law|0 Comments