Without any warning, you receive a notice from a bankruptcy court that a customer who owes you thousands of dollars has filed for bankruptcy. You’ve heard about companies going bankrupt, of course, but you’ve never been in the middle of one. What should you know? The notice should tell you what type of bankruptcy your.
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The hallowed Fifth Amendment: “No person…shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself.” This privilege, which applies only to individuals, protects any statement that might even tend to incriminate. It extends not only to direct admissions of wrongdoing, but to any statement that “furnish[es] a link in the chain of.
If a company is around long enough, it may eventually be subject to an employment discrimination claim. One such claim can involve an employee alleging constructive discharge. Under discrimination law, a “constructive discharge” occurs when an employer makes working conditions so intolerable, often through harassment or retaliation, that an employee is effectively forced to resign..
Negotiating contracts can be downright messy. By the time you agree to major business terms, you may not want to argue the “small stuff.” Jurisdiction, for example: that’s just meaningless lawyer-talk, you think. Or venue: whatever that is, it can’t be important, you say. And choice of law: the law is the same everywhere, right?.
Click on the link to read Diane Slomowitz’s Wisconsin Law Journal article regarding appellate briefs. Read the article for five tips for the brief writer. In Appellate Briefs Don’t Forget the Brief Part