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What Your College Student Needs to Know About Title IX

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/08/20 at 10:39pm

All across the country, students are heading off to college, many for the first time. They will be thinking about seeing friends, going to parties, and maybe even getting ready for class. Chances are they will not be thinking about Title IX.  But they should be. As a parent, educating your college student about Title IX could be one of the most important actions you take to prepare for the start of the school year. It can be reassuring to know that you can consult a knowledgeable Title IX attorney if you have questions or any signs of trouble arise.  […]

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Advantages to Resolving Disputes Through Litigation

Business and Commercial DisputesLitigation By Binnall Law Group - 2021/08/13 at 12:26pm

These days, it seems that alternative dispute resolution is touted as the way to accomplish everything, including reducing costs. While there are times when mediation or another less contentious route can be a suitable option for settling a conflict, many other times, litigation is the most effective means to resolve a dispute.  Whether you are considering strategies to prevent a new problem from getting out of hand or are already facing a raging inferno, it is worthwhile to consider some of the advantages to resolving disputes through litigation and see how they match up with your situation. An experienced Alexandria […]

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Understanding Express Affirmative Consent

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/07/30 at 01:20pm

Have you been accused of sexual misconduct under Title IX?  If so, you may be feeling a variety of emotions, including confusion and anxiety, about the claims being made against you — especially if you believed at the time that the accuser had actually consented to the sexual conduct at issue. However, if you find yourself in this situation, let our Title IX defense lawyer help you fight the allegations. Many colleges and universities have revised their Title IX rules to require “express affirmative consent” for any type of sexual activity. However, introducing express affirmative consent rules can result in […]

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Contract Disputes: Dealing With Enforceability and Unequal Bargaining Power

Business and Commercial DisputesLitigation By Binnall Law Group - 2021/07/23 at 10:08am

“Contracts, like hearts, are meant to be broken,” according to famous businessman Ray Kroc who helped make McDonald’s what it is today. While some in the business world may believe that, the reality is certainly to the contrary. At Binnall Law Group, each Alexandria business dispute attorney at our firm knows that contract disputes arise all the time over any number of issues. For example, if you are a party in a dispute that involves unequal bargaining power concerns, there’s a good chance that the court will find that the underlying contract was unconscionable and, therefore, unenforceable. Still, based on […]

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