The Legal Minute

The Legal Minute

What Are The Biggest Myths of Divorce Court?

This week, Karen Wagner explains the most common myths regarding divorce court.

Myth #1: Custody

It is a common myth that a mother will always win custody of the children. It is a balancing of what is equal and right for the child. We do our best to advocate for the parent’s interests but the court will focus on the best interest of the child. This might not mean that either parent gets exactly what they want.

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When Does The Statute Of Limitations Begin?

When does the Statute of Limitations Begin?

The statute of limitations is a law which sets forth the time period in which a lawsuit must be commenced. The limitations period begins to run when a cause of action is said to accrue. Meaning that the aggrieved party becomes aware of the facts that have given rise to that cause of action.

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Meet Karen Wagner

We are happy to announce that Karen Wagner has returned to Davis, Upton & Palumbo, LLC. Karen left in 2016 for a position doing defense litigation. Now Karen has returned as an associate and we are glad to have her back!  Karen will be working in our Annapolis offices.

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Are Your Interview Questions Appropriate?

This week, Denise Bowman explains how to ensure your interview questions don’t result in a claim against your company.

It is important to carefully consider all of your interview questions when looking for a new employee. The best-intended questions can get you in trouble if you are not aware of the state, local and federal laws that regulate the questions prospective employers can ask. Read more