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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.


Sharply split Supreme Court decision could affect millions of public sector employees

The recent United States Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME will almost certainly have far-reaching implications for public sector unions across the United States. The…

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Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

A recent ruling paves the way for federal employees who served in the military after September 11, 2001 to receive additional paid military leave from their agencies. O’Farrell…

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Children’s passports–what are your obligations?

It is not uncommon for separated or divorced parents to share what is called joint legal custody. Joint legal custody has nothing to do with where the children live or how much…

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Divorces and deductions: Understand how the new tax law could affect you

Planning to get a divorce? If so, you might want to hurry up to avoid the impact of a major federal tax change if you are the payor. As the payee, you may be better off waiting…

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‘Children’s Bill of Rights in Divorce’ can help limit negative effects on kids

Experts estimate that today’s divorce rate stands between 42 percent and 45 percent, slightly lower than the peak years of the 1990s and 2000s, when one in two marriages…

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ERISA Disability Regulations

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 or “ERISA” applies to most private sector employee benefit plans.  Federal law already requires that participants under an…

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What is EPLI Coverage and Why Should You Care?

If you own a business and have employees, you should care about EPLI or Employment Practices Liability Insurance.  Many employers have workers’ compensation and employer…

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Survey: VA’s whistleblowing protections aren’t effective

A year since the Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 was enacted, an independent report indicates the Act is not having the intended effect Congress desired on…

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Time for change: Office of Personnel Management is updating its digital records system

Time is ticking as government officials work to update the aging digital records system at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The goal of the update is to…

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Are you entitled to a Medical Disability Retirement?

The recent change in policy to the “Deploy or Get Out” approach means that service members who have been non-deployable or will be non-deployable for 12 months or more will be…

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