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Top court backs mandatory arbitration agreements
Check out this article about a recent U.S. Supreme Court case concerning the enforceability of mandatory arbitration agreements in employment contracts. Such agreements tend to be favored by employers, but workers’ rights advocates argue that they unfairly lock employees into a dispute resolution process that may not always be in their best interests. The court was deeply divided on the issue but ruled that mandatory arbitration agreements are enforceable.
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3 Situations When a Contract Might Not Be Legal
Check out this article to learn about the potential circumstances that could allow you to break a contract you made with someone else. In most situations, legally binding agreements must be followed, but if fraud, intimidation or force was used to create the agreement, the contract might not be legal. Read through this article to find out more.
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Appealing a case to a higher court
Read this article to find out the steps that need to be taken when a case is appealed to a higher court in New Jersey. The person appealing the case, known as the appellee, must submit a properly organized brief. An appeal can potentially lead to an prior court’s decision being reversed. Learn more about what is involved in the appeals process.
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Divorce litigation in New Jersey
Read about the instances in which someone ending a marriage in New Jersey may be required to appear in court. There are processes in place that could make the process easier, such as making decisions in mediation. Learn what your options are for legalizing the divorce and whom you should consult if you have questions.
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Tips for successful business partnerships in New Jersey
Read more for tips to make business partnerships work. With shared ownership between two or more people, partnerships may be an advantageous business structure for some. Having more than one decision-maker, however, may lead to disputes that could significantly affect business operations. People may protect themselves and their partnerships by clearly defining each partner’s role and communicating regularly.
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What you need to know about non-compete agreements in New Jersey.
This article is beneficial for employers and employees alike. It discusses the basics of non-compete agreements in New Jersey.
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Choosing the right entity for your business
How do you decide which business organization is best for your #startup? By weighing these important factors, you will have a better understanding of which legal entity will help your new #business succeed.
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The line between legal business decisions and illegal discrimination can be blurry
Two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term demonstrate the gray areas of employment law.
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A trust can provide for a child even if he or she later divorces A trust can limit the ways in which beneficiaries - and their creditors and exes - can access funds.
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