Minimizing Conflict in Your Estate Plan

As disconcerting at it may be, considering the eventuality of one’s own death and the impact it will have on his or her family is something we all must address and prepare for. As unhappy as it might make one feel, there is something worse than imagining your family without you. The fighting after our passing and failing to follow your desires as to your estate may be even more upsetting. However, unlike dying, something none of us can avoid, having your wishes followed is something each of us can take steps to insure. Certainly it is worthwhile to avoid the dissipation of one’s estate and the acrimony a court fight between family members can, and is likely, to produce.
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Lawyers Express Confidentiality Concerns Over Bring Your Own Device Model

Lawyer client confidentiality is a sacred bond. Although most people think lawyers are concerned only with money… there are several noble causes that concern them more. One of those is the expectation of privacy. Perhaps that’s why so many lawyers across the country are not jumping on the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) bandwagon and sharpening their skills to go after all the organizations that are. The concept of using one’s own wireless device(s) for business purposes is believed to amount to huge savings for organizations who, until now, have supplied this technological equipment to their employees. But when it comes to the to the BYOD model being touted by many efficiency experts, lawyers continue to openly express concerns on behalf of all professionals who, like themselves, must comply with mandated confidentiality regulations.
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How to Prepare Yourself for Your First Meeting With a Lawyer

You have a meeting with a lawyer who is going to present your case in favor of you in the court. There are certain things that you should do in advance to prepare yourself for it. You have to gather and organize the details of your case in an ordered way. Having all the details at one place will let the lawyer advise you properly.
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Unfair Pay Discrimination in New Jersey

State legislators recently passed two bills that address unfair pay discrimination in New Jersey. They have yet to be signed into law.

One bill would require public contractors to report salary and wage information by gender, race and job title to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, in order to monitor compliance with existing anti-discrimination laws. The second would align state law with the Federal government’s Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.
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