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Written by Barry Dorans

Important Changes for Overtime As of July 1, 2024

This article by attorney Barry Dorans will provide an overview of the changes proposed to go into effect on July 1, 2024 and January 1, 2025 under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) concerning overtime and the minimum salary.

June 06, 2024 in Employment Law for Employers

Internal Revenue Service Announces New Penalty Relief

The IRS is giving automatic penalty relief (failure-to-pay penalty) to taxpayers who owe less than $100,000 for tax years 2020 and 2021.

January 04, 2024 in Tax Law

Written by James Panagis

The Pleasures and Pratfalls of Duck Hunting on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

With an abundance of habitat, food, water, and wildlife the Eastern Shore of Virginia is a paradise for hunters. Many individuals who choose to hunt the Eastern Shore do so on their own private property. These hunters who are properly licensed...

October 05, 2022 in Criminal Defense - State & Federal

Written by Scott Krystiniak

A Recent Development in Virginia’s Law of Necessary Parties: Is Your Boundary Dispute or Riparian Rights Case Impacted?

When you own land, many different conflicts with your neighbors can arise—even under the most “neighborly” of circumstances. Boundary line disputes and riparian rights issues persist as two of the the most prevalent conflicts that come up,...

March 02, 2022 in Land Use & Zoning

Written by Barry Dorans

Optional Extension of Expanded Paid Sick Leave and Family and Medical Leave

At the outset of the pandemic, Congress enacted an expanded family and medical leave program which required employers with less than 500 employees to provide paid expanded FMLA leave and emergency sick leave. That program ended on December 31,...

April 14, 2021 in Employment Law for Employers

Written by Barry Dorans

Construction Defect Claims in Virginia

When an owner wants to make a construction defect claim in Virginia, there are three factors that need to be considered: liability, damages and source of recovery. Whether an owner is contracting to have minor repair work done on their home, or is...

November 12, 2020 Construction Law; Litigation

Written by Mark Pascucci

A Brave New (Electronic) Will

Will the passage of the Uniform Electronic Wills Act pave the way for electronic wills in Virginia and other states? For better or worse, we are living in an age of technology. At our fingertips we have computers, smartphones, tablets and other...

September 24, 2020 Estate Planning; Wills, Trusts & Estate Administration

Written by Barry Dorans

Employee Payroll Tax Withholdings - Deferral

In response to the COVID crisis, a number of proposals have been suggested to assist the economy. In particular, President Trump suggested that the employee’s share of the payroll tax be eliminated during the negotiations concerning the extension...

September 09, 2020 in Employment Law for Employers

Written by Barry Dorans

Important Changes In Virginia Employment Law

There are a number of very significant changes to Virginia employment laws that go into effect July 1, 2020. This article is an executive summary of those changes. They will dramatically impact the landscape in Virginia.

June 15, 2020 in Employment Law for Employers

Norfolk Supply Chain Emergency Grant Funding

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, City of Norfolk Economic Development has introduced a business loan product to help business impacted by inventory and supply chain disruptions and are in danger of ceasing business operations. Successful...

May 15, 2020 in Banking & Finance