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HOW CAN THE COLLABORATIVE LAW APPROACH TO DIVORCE HELP WHEN CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED?

The collaborative law approach to divorce can be particularly beneficial when a couple has children since the approach places a premium on long-term cooperation and respect. Collaborative law is an innovative alternative to traditional divorce proceedings that focuses on civility, privacy, and long-term cooperation in an effort to avoid adversarial divorce litigation and ...
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WHOSE INFORMATION IS IT? IS YOUR NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT PROTECTING YOU?

Does your company receive, provide or exchange confidential information with your clients, vendors or services providers? If so, your company should have a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). NDA’s discuss the exchange of confidential information between two or more parties and identifies the obligations placed on each party regarding the use and protection of such information. If yo...
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GREAT NEWS FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

shutterstock_125245661On November 20, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn signed the bill allowing marriage equality in Illinois into law. Illinois became the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage. The law was to take effect statewide on June 1, 2014, but due to a ruling in Federal Court, marriage licenses for same-sex couples have been available at the Cook County Clerk’s office since Febr...
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TOP 10 COMMON FMLA MISTAKE EMPLOYERS MAKE

Although enacted more than 25 years ago in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) still presents numerous challenges for employers. In light of changes in the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) FMLA regulations over the past several years, many employers are making mistakes that put them at risk for violations and fines through the Department of Labor. This article will cover some of the most common ...
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