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Legal matters are rarely simple, which is why Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys like to share their knowledge about specific topics through our articles page. Here, you will find articles to help make sense of complex legal issues. If you have a legal topic you would like us to address in our articles, please email info@tullylegal.com.


Yes, it’s legal in Canada, but serious consequences await those trying to bring cannabis across the border

So much for a Canadian Rocky Mountain high! Although the United States and Canada may be involved in many joint endeavors, Americans rolling back from Canada may find border…

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Helpful tips to prevent joint-custody issues from dampening holiday spirits

The holidays are fast approaching and with them often come the challenges of handling joint custody during one of the busiest times of the year. With hectic schedules, travel or…

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In wake of Schoharie limousine tragedy, ensuring personal safety is key

It may not be an everyday occurrence, but when renting a limousine—whether for a wedding, prom or other special occasion—it is a good idea to spend a few extra minutes to take…

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10 must-ask questions before starting a business in New York State

Starting and maintaining your own business is no small feat. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), between 2005 and 2017, 78.6 percent of newly established…

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What employees need to know about New York’s new sexual harassment law

Employees in New York State should be aware that it is now state law that their employers—regardless of size—provide them with written sexual harassment policies. As of…

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Military personnel beware: A domestic violence conviction could derail your military career

Military personnel and veterans are often faced with multiple deployments, family separation and reintegration, demanding workloads at home and on duty, head trauma, mental…

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Security clearance changes could have serious impacts on military personnel and federal employees

Have a security clearance? Make sure your bills are paid on time. New security clearance guidelines that include continuous monitoring of the financial status of military…

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New guidelines highlight what contractors can expect when doing business with the federal government

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently published guidelines clarifying expectations for interactions between OFCCP and…

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Domestic violence plays large factor in outcomes of family, matrimonial cases

Domestic violence occurs across all races, ages and socio-economic statuses, and the majority of individuals involved will likely, at some point, find themselves dealing with the…

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Article 81 Guardianships can provide assistance to a family member in need

When an adult loved one is disabled or becomes incapacitated, family members surely will want to ensure that his or her best interests are represented. Article 81 Guardianships,…

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