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What Is The Difference Between Physical And Legal Custody?

In the context of divorce, most people have a general understanding of what custody is. However, many people do not know there are two main types of custody: physical custody and legal custody.

Physical and legal custody are an integral part of child custody determinations, so it is important to understand what the terms mean. This post explains them.

Starting a business? You must first choose a business structure

Are you planning to start a small business? This is a part of the American dream for many individuals, but there is much more involved than simply coming up with a good idea and making a few products. In addition to drafting a business plan and securing financing, you must also consider the legal steps you must take before you can truly begin.

One of the most important considerations that New Mexico business owners must make is to decide what type of business structure they need. There is a wide variety of business types to choose from, and the right one for you will largely depend on the nature of your business and the type of operation you will have.

Emerging Issue: Asking Job Applicants About Pay History

The New York City Council has approved legislation that will prohibit employers from asking job applicants what they earn in their current or past job.

The council’s decision in early April is the latest action nationwide against asking about applicants’ pay histories. Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and Philadelphia have banned the question. Similar business law legislation has been introduced in more than 20 other cities and states.

7 Important Facts About Protection Orders

A domestic violence order of protection is a legal tool that is often used in domestic disputes. Typically, protection orders ban one person from contacting another person or from interfering with an order of the court regarding custody rights or visitation.

Protection orders are used in cases of domestic abuse, to stop the abuser from coming into contact with the victim. Below are important facts about protection orders in New Mexico. If you believe you need a protection order, consult an experienced family law attorney.

What To Look For In A Business Partner

Are you thinking about launching a new business? Have you decided you want or need a business partner?

There are dozens of things to consider before going into partnership with someone else, and below are seven of them. As a small-business owner, your prospective partner does not have to "check all the boxes," but he or she should come close.

How To Manage Social Media During Your Divorce

As a parent, have you ever told your children to be careful with social media, to assume that everything you post will exist forever and be accessible to anyone? If you are facing divorce, the same advice now applies to you.

When you are getting a divorce, you can safely assume that anything you post will be found by the opposing side and could be used against you. Below are tips on how to manage social media in the midst of the divorce process.

There are a lot of considerations when starting a business

Whether you reside in New Mexico or elsewhere, if you are thinking about starting your own company, you will probably be sorting out a myriad of things before beginning this challenge. Starting a business is not an easy process, and it is likely that, if you are going it alone, you could make a few mistakes along the way. However, problems can be avoided or minimized by seeking the right assistance to help with your endeavor.

5 Tips For Developing A Business Succession Plan That Works

As a business owner, it is never too early to begin planning your succession, no matter how old you are. Here are tips for developing an effective succession plan.

Choose your successor. This is a difficult task for any business owner because it is impossible for you to be objective. Your successor will not be a copy of you – the next boss will have strengths and weaknesses that do not match yours. To eliminate your blind spots, consider forming a search committee, seeking the help of your board of directors or hiring a consultant who can help you with the process.

Have You Changed Your Name? Tell The Government

Did you change your name in the past year? Have you recently adopted a child? If so, you need to take the necessary steps that are required by the IRS.

All names on your tax return must match the Social Security Administration’s records. If any of the names do not match, it could delay your tax refund. Below is the information you need to know if you have changed your name.

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