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Five Ways a Contract Can Be Rendered Invalid

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2021/05/28 at 11:01am

Let Our Alexandria Business Litigation Attorney Help You If you’re involved in a business contract dispute, then you may be concerned (or excited) by the prospect of the contract being considered “invalid” and “unenforceable.” For example, if you are attempting to sue the defendant for breaching the contract, then you’ll want the contract to be deemed valid and enforceable — if the defendant successfully establishes that the contract is invalid and unenforceable, then they will be able to avoid liability for breaching said contract. As the enforceability of a contract is fundamental to a dispute centered around that same contract, […]

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What President Biden’s Executive Order Could Mean for Title IX

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/05/14 at 10:51am

Work With an Experienced Title IX Attorney On March 8, 2021, President Joe Biden issued an executive order requiring that “all students be guaranteed an educational environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex.”  The executive order also required that the Department of Education review all existing regulations and guidance documents relating to Title IX, and in undertaking this comprehensive review, potentially change rules that are not congruent with the Biden-Harris administration’s overarching policy goals. As of early April 2021, the Department of Education announced its plans to begin this comprehensive review.  But what can we expect going forward?  […]

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Title IX Sexual Harassment May Apply to School Trips

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/04/30 at 07:15pm

Work With an Experienced Title IX Attorney If you have been accused of sexual misconduct under Title IX, then you could be subject to a variety of consequences: from school suspension to expulsion, to serious professional ramifications (i.e., losing an internship or other position).  There may also be negative social impacts in the wake of the Title IX accusation. Managing these outcomes while navigating the complex Title IX process is a challenge, and requires the assistance of a qualified Title IX attorney.  We encourage you to contact our team for guidance on how to proceed. Title IX sexual harassment does […]

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What is Arbitration?

Alternative Dispute Resolution By Binnall Law Group - 2021/04/16 at 07:11pm

Seek Guidance from an Alexandria Business Litigation Attorney If you’re involved in a contract dispute, then it’s possible that your contract includes an arbitration clause that imposes arbitration on you (or that — at the very least — gives you a choice as to whether to go through arbitration). Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution.  Through arbitration, the parties are given an opportunity to present their evidence and their arguments to a neutral arbitrator, who will evaluate the facts and come to a decision. Arbitration is meant to be somewhat less formal than a courtroom hearing/trial.  It is […]

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