Cleaning House: A check-up on estate planning for real property | MyLawCLE

Real property owners frequently utilize revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, or legal entities to transfer titles and achieve various estate planning goals. These transfers enable individuals to avoid probate, efficiently manage property during incapacity or death, maintain privacy, and more. However, it is essential for attorneys to emphasize that these transfers are not “set it and […]

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Does an employer have to provide a place other than the bathroom for a mother to pump breast milk?

Colleen M. Flynn of Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP addresses the issue of breastfeeding in the workplace. Does a mother have to breastfeed in the bathroom? Ms. Flynn answers, No. She references the Fair Labor Standards Act, which provides that employers are “required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is […]

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Can I fire my employee for calling me a “cheap son of a b@!ch” on Facebook?

Joan M. Vecchioli of Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP addresses the issue of whether or not an employee can be fired for harshly criticizing an employer on social media, using the example of an employee calling his/her superior a “cheap son of a b****.” Ms. Vecchioli provides that an employer could be prohibited […]

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