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The Basics of Eminent Domain for Property and Business Owners

By Ryann C. Carmody (August 25, 2020) - The concepts involved in eminent domain law are complex and confusing. To shed some light, below are answers to some frequently asked questions many people have about eminent domain and the condemnation process.

How Title IX Applies to Elementary and Secondary Schools

By Carissa C. Sterling (July 14, 2020) - K-12 schools will be responsible for adhering to most of the same Title IX regulations that apply to colleges and universities. Read more about some of the key differences for Title IX's application to elementary and secondary schools as compared to colleges and universities.

Why Everyone Should Consider Estate Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Mark A. Mulchek (June 24, 2020) - Regardless of your situation, estate planning is for everyone. If you become incapacitated during your lifetime, you want to avoid having a court make the decision of who to appoint to exercise some or all your legal rights. Having a proper estate plan can also ensure your estate will pass as intended and minimize the hassles and stress your family will face after your passing.

What the Supreme Court LGBTQ Ruling Means for Employers

By Candace E. Johnson (June 19, 2020) - On Monday, June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a historic 6-3 ruling that the 1964 Civil Rights Act safeguards employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The ruling recognizes new worker protections in federal law. Employers should take note.

Buying and Selling a Home: What Sellers Must Disclose and What Buyers Should Look For

By Sarah J. Klebolt (June 19, 2020) - As states start to slowly ease stay-at-home orders amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and businesses begin to open with modified operations, the residential housing market still moves forward. This article outlines some considerations for both sellers and buyers when selling or buying a home.