Do verbal agreements hold up in law?

Do verbal agreements hold up in law? California law normally allows oral contracts. All contracts may be oral, except such as are specially required by statute to be in writing. Further, if a party tricks another into not having a written contract, a verbal contract may be enforced even when normally required to be in…

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What does it mean when they say equal opportunity employer?

What does it mean when they say equal opportunity employer? “An employer that pledges to not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.” Title VII of the law established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), whose main purpose is to investigate claims of employment discrimination. Who…

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What happens to your life when your spouse walks out?

What happens to your life when your spouse walks out? Going forward after 25 years of marriage, it was my choice to live a full, whole and happy life. The early years were a struggle as a single parent. I would never say it was easy. I will say it was worth it. The person…

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Can you have a lodger in a shared ownership property?

Can you have a lodger in a shared ownership property? Shared Ownership leases do not allow you to sublet your home. If you intend to take a lodger, you should check with the housing association you are purchasing the property from, but most Shared Ownership leases allow this. How long can a guest stay in…

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