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How to Achieve a Favorable Settlement

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2021/03/31 at 01:31pm

Let a Skilled Alexandria Business Dispute Attorney Handle Your Case The large majority of cases are settled well before trial litigation.  In fact, some industry observers estimate that up to 95 percent of cases settle before trial. Why? Settlement is generally seen as a net positive for both parties.  Business litigation is inherently an uncertain process — there is a chance that the court will rule against you.  Alternatively, the jury may award damages that are not in keeping with your expectations. To minimize this uncertainty, parties may choose to settle the case instead.  This also avoids a lengthy litigation […]

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Defining Title IX Sexual Misconduct

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/03/19 at 01:11pm

Work with an Experienced Title IX Attorney Title IX sexual misconduct claims can be confusing for those who are unfamiliar with the processes and definitions underlying these disputes.  If you’ve been accused of sexual misconduct under Title IX — whether you’re a student or faculty member — then you may not be sure whether the claimant has a legitimate argument.  To better evaluate the strength of your defense, it’s important to understand how sexual misconduct is defined as per current Title IX regulatory policy. Title IX disputes can be quite challenging, and they involve procedures and rules that are particular […]

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Criminal Investigations and the Title IX Process

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/02/26 at 03:56pm

Our Title IX Attorney Is Here For You If you’ve been accused of sexual misconduct under Title IX, it’s worth noting that the State may also choose to pursue criminal charges against you for the same misconduct.  This can complicate your case somewhat.  Let’s take a closer look. Parallel Investigations Title IX proceedings and criminal investigations may occur in parallel.  In fact, universities are encouraged not to delay their proceedings, even if a criminal investigation is ongoing. Parallel Title IX and criminal proceedings can be quite a challenge to navigate, as they each demand different procedures, involve different penalties, and […]

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Penalties for a Title IX Violation Can Vary

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/02/19 at 03:53pm

If you’ve been accused of Title IX sexual misconduct, then you may be feeling somewhat overwhelmed — and for good reason.  Title IX proceedings can be confusing, and the consequences can be serious and life-changing.  If you’re found guilty in a Title IX proceeding, the university may impose a slew of administrative penalties (and you could be impacted by a range of indirect issues) that put a burden on your future. Contact our Title IX attorney for immediate help so you can learn more about your legal options. Let’s take a closer look. Administrative Penalties Title IX violations may lead […]

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