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Defamation Against Businesses

litigation business lawyerConsumers use the internet to make a variety of decisions, including what products to buy and what professionals to hire. During their research, many consumers go online to look at reviews the business has received on local business directories like Yelp or Google+. Online reviews can have a huge effect on the success of your business so it is important to understand your rights should your business receive a negative one. If your business has received a negative online review, it could be that you and your business are being defamed. Before taking action, you should consider using any dispute or review process provided by the review site.

Digital Marketing for a Law Office

Digital Marketing for a Law Office

Common characteristics of thriving law offices include a loyal client following, a high success rate, and a strategic digital marketing plan. While the first two elements seem like no-brainers, the third is a bit more difficult. Promoting a law office simply by word of mouth is often not enough to earn the confidence or business of potential clients. Digital marketing for lawyers requires a dynamic, modern approach to the market and a plan consisting of established strategies that maximize returns. While this may seem overwhelming at first, a practiced marketing plan will generate new business and ensure the retention of existing clients who are sure to be impressed with the firm’s digital marketing strategy.

Social Media at Work

Social Media at Work

You know it starts out innocent enough – a viral video that goes around the internet at the speed of sound.  It soon is the talk at the office coffee machine, and, for those who’ve missed it, no less than a dozen people hustle back to their respective work stations to forward it along posthaste so our co-workers can see it personally.  As an employer it is your job to be aware of the latest social media trends in the workplace and to keep your employees at check so that they are able to better perform their work duties without feeling threatened, with this there are many common legal questions that you may want to ask your employment law attorney.

Divorce and Social Media

Divorce and Social Media

Sadly the statistics don’t lie.  It is estimated that some 40 to 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce courts these days.  What can we attribute this to?  Was the picking of a permanent partner more carefully thought out back in our parents’ day?  Perhaps couples just agreed to disagree and kept a stiff upper lip and carried on with the relationship for the sake of the children.  By the time the children were grown and out on their own, the polite air of civility was the norm and the relationship was comfortable, so the marriage continued until one or the other passed away.

Today though, our society seems less content to just be satisfied with making do in the relationship “until death do us part” and perhaps this accounts for the fact that nearly half of all marriages are doomed for divorce.  Of course, there are the exceptions like needing to extricate oneself from a threatening relationship where domestic violence is present or when one’s spouse has addiction issues which seem unlikely to be resolved, even through counseling, thus, there is a resignation that divorce will be the answer.

Yet, domestic violence and addiction issues cannot account for all the divorces that crowd the family law docket these days.  Why has the sanctity of marriage and a relationship that was so treasured become so seemingly disposable?