At The Law Office of Edward M. Lai, we provide you with excellent quality representation and advice for all of the legal needs for you and your business. We work to advise and protect you and your business from potential risks. Our goal is to help you install legal safe guards and protects to minimize your exposure to legal issues and litigation.
We advise on risk management, preventive law and insurance issues, as well as assisting in drafting contracts, to help address liability issues before they can grow into bigger legal headaches. However, in those cases where litigation is inevitable, or where litigation has already been filed, we will vigorously defend your legal interests to resolve the matter as efficiently and equitably as possible.
Encompassing all areas of employer/employee relationships regarding compensation, insurance claims and the application of Federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions.
U. S. Immigration law is complex. We assist with the naturalization process for those that desire to become U.S. citizens. 100s of thousands become citizens every year. We are intimately familiar with relevant laws and procedures.
Personal injury is legally defined as an injury to the body, mind or emotions as opposed to an injury to your property. Have you been injured due to wrongful or negligent conduct? We fight to remedy the pain and suffering by fighting on your behalf.
Starting a new business is never an easy task; there are constant changes in the corporate world that a potential business owner has to look out for. There are numerous laws and regulations for owning and operating a business on not only the federal, state and county level, but in some states at the city level as well.
So what are some of the potential changes that business owners have to look out for in 2017? Let’s take a quick look at the some of the important points:
Letting go of something that you as a parent and a couple have fought for through many years is never easy. Many young parents and now separated couples are finding that breaking up a family is not an easy task.
While it be through divorce or through “separation” splitting a family is difficult for all those involved. However in the end it could be for the best. So what exactly happens when a family is ultimately split apart? There are certain steps that must be taken to ensure that any children involved are to be protected and raised properly.
The first few days of the new Trump administration will be critical when it comes to implementing his plans for unauthorized immigrants in the United States. According to most experts the unauthorized immigrants who have criminal records both abroad and in the US will be among the first to be deported.
During a recent interview with 60 Minutes, then President-elect Trump stated that his pledge to deport unauthorized immigrants has not faltered from the stance he took during his presidential campaign. According to Trump there will be at least 2 million unauthorized immigrants that can be deported due to criminal records alone.
Tax season is just around the corner and many who have filed and won their personal injury claims will have to report the money they were awarded on their returns. But surprisingly every year more and more of those who have won settlements do not file their taxes properly and end up losing money unnecessarily.
So what should you look for when filing taxes and including your personal injury claim? Not so surprisingly there is a lot of money that can be filed as tax free if done properly.
The unfortunate trend in today’s society is divorce. Gone are the days when couples stayed together forever. Many more couples are finding themselves in court rather than in a retirement home together.
While the divorce proceedings could take months or even years to complete, one must learn to avoid several behaviors that many adults find themselves in. Here are several common mistakes young adults make while going through divorce:
The owner of a now closed beef jerky business is being sued by the federal government after firing an employee who called 911 after a co-worker severed his thumb.
The owner of Lone Star Western Beef Plant in Fairmont West Virginia, John M. Bachman could face serious charges after the result of a lawsuit the US Labor Department filed against him and his company.