Indemnification provisions are present in many types of contracts- service agreements, leases, insurance contracts, and employment agreements - to name just a few. To "indemnify" someone is to promise to pay the cost of future damage, loss, or injury and therefore to protect them from future monetary damage. Indemnity provisions are common, "boilerplate" language. This leads many careful, … [Read more...] about What are Indemnification Provisions?
The 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the "ADA"). This was the first comprehensive law to protect the civil rights of Americans with Disabilities. We are now used to seeing wheelchair ramps, handicapped parking spaces and telephone or ATM options for people with disabilities. But, 25 years ago, these everyday items were not common. The ADA has made … [Read more...] about The 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Stay-at-Home Parent Must Prepare for Divorce
If you are a stay home parent a divorce can be especially frightening. A person who is going through a divorce will experience major changes in his/ her personal life but work life may be consistent. However, a stay at home parent who needs to enter or reenter the work force may feel like s/he is facing a double challenge. Here are some tips on how to prepare: Know your … [Read more...] about Stay-at-Home Parent Must Prepare for Divorce