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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Family Law

Divorce and the Holidays: No Easy Recipe. Q&A With Family Law Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey Coates

As our Family Law Practice Co-Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey J. Coates, put it: the holidays are already stressful, and divorce adds another layer. In this Q&A, they offer tips on managing divorce during the holidays: tips for blended families and divorced parents; how to face your first Christmas alone after divorce; how to see your ex at the holidays, and best ways for sharing custody during the holidays.

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Employment Law

Jury in Eastern District of Va. Awards Nearly $750k to Plaintiff in Sect. 1981 Retaliation Case

In this Section 1981 Equal Rights case, the employer was found to have unlawfully retaliated against an employee for merely bringing potentially discriminatory trends to the company’s attention. This large jury verdict out of the Eastern District of Virginia once again showcases how retaliatory conduct can be very costly for employers of all sizes.

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