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Can I Have an Attorney Assist Me Through My Title IX Proceedings?

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2020/10/30 at 11:08am

Experienced Title IX Defense Attorney Students who have been accused of sexual misconduct under Title IX face a number of different challenges.  They could be exposed to punishments that include academic suspension, expulsion, and more.  Depending on the outcome of the Title IX proceeding, the student’s career and social life could be upturned entirely, creating significant roadblocks to a return to normalcy. Given the high-stakes nature of Title IX proceedings, accused students are best served by contacting a qualified attorney for guidance. Attorneys and Hearings in a Title IX Proceeding Institutional norms vary with respect to Title IX proceedings.  As […]

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Reliance Damages for Breach of Contract

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2020/10/16 at 11:06am

Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Attorney If you were involved in a contract with another party (who ultimately breached said contract), then you may have a right to sue and recover damages as compensation for the various losses suffered. Damages in breach of contract cases can vary quite substantially, however, depending on the circumstances.  In some cases, future profits are accessible, while in others, the damages account for the losses incurred in anticipation or preparation for the contract (reliance damages). Reliance damages are a crucial issue in many breach of contract disputes. Let’s take a closer look at how reliance damages […]

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Immaterial Breaches Are Not Punishable By Law

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2020/09/30 at 05:01pm

Experienced Business Dispute Lawyer in Alexandria, VA Breach of contract disputes are highly fact-specific, and so it can be somewhat difficult for parties involved in the dispute to fully understand how the conflict is going to play out should the case go to trial. For first-time litigants, one confusing issue is that of materiality — whether the breach was material or immaterial.  Only a material breach can give rise to liability.  An immaterial breach cannot give rise to liability. It is therefore in the plaintiff’s best interest to establish that the breach of contract at-issue was material.  By contrast, is […]

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The Ramifications of an Unfavorable Title IX Result for the Accused

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2020/09/16 at 04:58pm

Experienced Title IX Defense Attorney If you are a student who has been accused of sexual misconduct pursuant to Title IX, then chances are that you’re feeling overwhelmed and anxious about what the accusation could mean for your future.  Though the Title IX process is not a civil or criminal matter — it is handled by the educational institution and the consequences are institutional in nature — there are potentially serious ramifications. Let’s take a closer look. Expulsion and Related Institutional Punishments The university may punish the student with a suspension (or even expulsion from a specific academic program, or […]

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