What Causes A Red Flag on A Background Check?

A pre-employment background check can result in the loss of a job opportunity for a variety of reasons, ranging from a criminal record to bad reviews from former bosses. Today, the vast majority of employers conduct thorough background checks on their candidates before making a formal hiring decision. Even if…

Can You Fight a False Positive Drug Test?

Random drug testing is becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. Airline, railroad, trucking, pipeline, mass transit, and shipping industries do drug tests under US government mandate. A positive drug test is cause for dismissal in many companies. Most companies that drug test do not hire job candidates who test positive.…

Tips for Helping Your Expert Witness

Expert witness selection is important for cases that have complex litigation as it is often imperative to hire someone who is knowledgeable and specialized in the field of study or subject debated in the courtroom. This may provide a chance at success for the plaintiff. Under the Federal Rules of…

What is the law of adoption?

For many couples looking to adopt a child, the process can be arduous, emotionally draining and fraught with uncertainty. The legalities of adoption are quite complicated and vary significantly from state to state. Therefore, for most couples, the first step when looking to adopt is to hire an attorney experienced…

Do Criminal Records Have an Expiry Date?

A criminal record is simply information that’s kept about a person’s arrests and convictions. State, local and federal authorities store and use them for many purposes. They can be used for identification and to locate possible suspects in unsolved cases. Courts can also use criminal records to determine sentences for…