When Contracts Do and Do Not Need to be in Writing: Meet the Statute of Frauds

When a person enters into an important contract, it is common wisdom that they should get the agreement in writing. Getting a contract in writing generally makes good sense. A written document provides solid evidence that an agreement existed in the first place, and clearly lays out the expectations and obligations of each party to…

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Freedom of Religion: It’s Freedom to Believe, But Not to Break the Law

In recent years, many cases have made news – and ignited public controversy – where conflicts arose between one person’s exercise of their legal rights, and another person’s exercise of their religious beliefs. Some of the most heated debates have included anti-vaccination parents wanting exemption from vaccination requirements for their children in order to attend…

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How Did I Get Here?

Two years ago, I found myself asking:  “How did I get here?” I had been running a solo family and workers’ compensation law practice for about five years. I had enjoyed accomplishments in my practice, and I believed in what I was doing. I had not made a huge living, but I had always kept…

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