Indian Law

Season 2, Episode 27 – Indian Law…is different. And yes, Indian is the correct term under treaties in the United States. So, if the laws are different on Indian land, what do you need to know to do business in Indian Country? Special insurance? A “right-to-sue” provision? Clarity on who owns the land you’re doing business on? A lot of good business happens on Indian land. But as a business owner, you need to have solid contracts. In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Kristin Ferrera discusses Indian Law - The Basics and Beyond.

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Arbitration Clauses

Season 2, Episode 26 – You know your favorite sports athlete has gone through this, but it’s just as likely you will one day. It’s Arbitration - and it’s not just for high-profile sports heroes. It is often the method of resolution for most legal agreements. In fact, you probably agree to it every time you click “accept” when installing a new app on your smartphone. You know, the “terms of use” few to no one ever reads. Arbitration is a mainstay of legal dispute resolution. But is arbitration a good idea for you? Is this your best way to solve a legal dispute? And what exactly is binding arbitration? In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Clay Gatens - explains Arbitration Clauses – Advantages and Disadvantages.

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Pregnancy Discrimination

Season 2, Episode 25 – You’re expecting. You’re excited. But is your employer as excited as you about the baby-on-the-way? Pregnancy in the workplace is finally, as of 2017, protected. So, what are your legal rights? And what must employers do to accommodate pregnant employees? Work reassignment? Time off? More flexibility? Exactly what is a “reasonable accommodation”? And how are you both impacted by Washington State’s new law? In this podcast, JDSA Attorney Kristin Ferrera discusses the key points that employees and employers should know about Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodations at Work.

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1031 Exchange - What’s the Benefit?

Season 2, Episode 24 – You can do this in business, but you can’t do it for personal gain. What part of the tax code is this? It’s the 1031 Exchange, or as you may know it, the Like Kind Exchange. For instance, when you need new equipment for your business, you can sell the old, and defer the taxes until a later date. Sounds great, doesn’t it? What if taxes go up? How long can you defer the taxes? And why can’t you do this with your personal taxes? The 1031 Exchange doesn't benefit every situation, although it might be right for your business. In this podcast, JDSA Attorney Lindsey Weidenbach explains the 1031 Exchange - What’s The Benefit?

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Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work (Part 2 of 2)

Season 2, Episode 23 –The conversation continues. Welcome to Part 2 in a discussion about Consumer Class Action Lawsuits. In this podcast, you’ll learn more about opting-in and opting-out; what you should do if you receive a notice of a Class Action; how you can find out more information; what your legal rights are; and what options you have regarding settlement. And are you going to receive “more than 99 cents”? Listen in as JDSA Attorney Clay Gatens continues on the topic Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work.

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