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Lawyers from JDSA Law cover legal topics and questions on the air – things we should know about law. JDSA Law is proud to support our community by providing insight into legal topics. *JDSA’s Law Talk discusses general legal issues, but does not constitute legal advice in any respect. Please seek the advice of counsel prior to making or refraining from a legal matter.

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Lawyers from JDSA Law cover legal topics and questions on the air – things we should know about law. JDSA Law is proud to support our community by providing insight into legal topics. *JDSA’s Law Talk discusses general legal issues, but does not constitute legal advice in any respect. Please seek the advice of counsel prior to making or refraining from a legal matter.

    Contractor's Lien Rights – and the Importance of Perfection

    Contractor's Lien Rights – and the Importance of Perfection

    You do work, but you don’t get paid. It happens often in the construction industry. But there is a legal mechanism that can help you. Depending on where you live, it may be called a construction lien, or property lien. So, what is it, how do you engage - or avoid - this legal action, and how might it affect your rights. In this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk, attorney Matthew Hitchcock discusses what you need to understand about Contractor’s Lien Rights – and The Importance of Perfection.

    • 10 min
    Workplace Discrimination – and What You Need to Know About It

    Workplace Discrimination – and What You Need to Know About It

    Workplace Discrimination is an all too common topic. Partly, it’s because people have become more empowered to stop and report what they see as unfair treatment of themselves, or others. But what really is the definition of workplace discrimination? How do we know what is or isn’t actual discrimination under the law? How are companies protected? And how should employers act to protect their employees? In this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk, attorney Stephanie Boehl joins the show to discuss Workplace Discrimination – And What You Need to Know About It. 

    • 14 min
    Five Tips for Licensing Intellectual Property

    Five Tips for Licensing Intellectual Property

    Your ideas have value. And if you want to earn a living from your ideas, you need to own them and control them. If you create the next big thing, you’ll likely want to create the next, Next Big Thing. So, in order to keep creating, you need to license your ideas – your intellectual property – and let others sell it for you. But, now you have to sort out license scope, revenues, timelines, enforcement, and more. And that’s when you learn, licensing intellectual property is exactly as complex as it sounds. In this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk, attorney Colleen Frei offers Five Tips for Licensing Intellectual Property.

    • 10 min
    Encumbrances – and the Issues They May Cause

    Encumbrances – and the Issues They May Cause

    When you buy a property, it’s yours, correct? No one can come on your property. But can the utility company have access? It’s possible they can, because of an encumbrance. An encumbrance allows access for a variety of reasons. Some are voluntary, while others - such as a utility easement - are involuntary. All are perfectly legal, yet some may deter you from purchasing a property. In this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk, attorney Matthew Hitchcock discusses what you need to understand about Encumbrances – and The Issues They May Cause.

    • 10 min
    Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodations at Work

    Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodations at Work

    Your property. Before it was yours, it was someone else’s. Over the years, as properties change hands, assumptions are made about borders such as existing fences or landscape boundaries. So, what if you have a border dispute with your neighbor? Do you know who has a right to come onto your property, and why? Do you know for certain where your property boundary is? In this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk, attorney Matthew Hitchcock talks about dispute resolutions, property boundaries, and the importance of surveying.

    • 11 min
    Uncomfortable—but Necessary—Estate Planning Questions

    Uncomfortable—but Necessary—Estate Planning Questions

    It’s difficult for most people to discuss estate planning. But, it’s important we make the tough decisions ourselves - especially if we have a family. Decisions like, what if both parents die in an accident? Who will take care of the kids? What about our furry and feathered family members? Can we legally give someone our passwords for our digital identities? What if we’re on life support? None of these questions should be left to the courts, and they are all covered in this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk as attorney Colleen Frei discusses some Uncomfortable—But Necessary—Questions About Estate Planning.

    • 12 min

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I love this podcast! They cover a variety of topics and provide general but thorough information and facts! One of my favorites!

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