How Long Do You Have to File a Police Report for Domestic Violence?

Hot legal news! A victim of domestic violence should generally try to involve law enforcement at the earliest possible time after an incident, assuming police didn’t arrive during the incident. The sooner a victim can file a police report, the higher the likelihood that police will investigate, which increases the chances of…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vJLzaq

Third Woman Accuses Roman Polanski of Sexual Assault

Hot legal news! The endless legal saga of Roman Polanski rages on, this time with another accuser saying the she was also ‘victimized’ by the filmmaker in 1973 when she was just 16 years old. The 59-year-old woman, who gave only the name Robin, said she was forced to come forward after Samantha…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vJOzDG

Can You Bring a Comfort Dog With You to Court?

Hot legal news! In this hurly-burly, topsy-turvy, crazy messed up world we live in, there’s something that we can all agree on. Dogs are good. They catch abusive babysitters. They win Supreme Court cases. Even when they’re bad, shockingly bad, they’re good. That’s why we like to have them around, so much so…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vHjAIB

Class Action Against Kellogg for Serial Cereal Puffery Continues

Hot legal news! Plaintiff Stephen Hadley has filed a lawsuit claiming that the many different Kellogg breakfast products he ate for breakfast were not as healthy as the breakfast maker has claimed. And while Kellogg denies these allegations, the company was not successful in having the case dismissed at the earliest possible…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2x6rdGp

Closing Up Shop: Top 5 Tips When Ending or Exiting a Small Business

Hot legal news! Entrepreneurs are optimists. And even those with a long-term view on their startups often don’t envision leaving those companies, much less failing or being forced to close. But ending a business is as much a reality as starting one, and planning for the worst is as essential as hoping for…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2wUqFUv

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Child Custody Lawyer

Hot legal news! Whether you’re just getting divorced or still hashing out custody issues with an old ex, you’re probably wondering if you need the help of an attorney. Beyond having expertise in the field generally and familiarity with the court or judges involved specifically, an experienced child custody lawyer can act as…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vGBwTp

Amazon Sued by Transgender Former Employee and Husband

Hot legal news! Mr. Dane Lane and Ms. Allegra Schawe-Lane were husband and wife when they began working at an Amazon warehouse in Kentucky in 2014, and Schawe-Lane is a transgender woman. This should not be a big deal, especially at an employer as big as Amazon, who had a non-discrimination policy at…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2wTMzHB