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ARE YOU AWARE OF YOUR CHILD

While many parents care deeply for their children and are actively involved in their child’s education, they are woefully unaware of their child’s rights in education. Many parents believe that while at school, their child is being cared for in the same manner they would care for them as parents. Parents are justified in this belief. A school should be a place where every child can learn in a safe and secure environment, no matter the child’s abilities or needs. A close examination may prove that this is not always the case.

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Changes to taxes for small businesses in 2013

As tax day approaches, individuals and businesses need to be sure that they are familiar with all of the changes that have been made to tax laws. Each year, the tax code undergoes multiple changes, and this year is no exception. No one wants to go through an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit or collection action. Failing to keep up with these changes could subject individuals and businesses to potential tax penalties if they do not pay their required taxes.

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EMD Attorneys Successfully Beat Back Injunction Attempt to Avoid Water Fees

SALEM, MA – EM&D LLP attorneys Matthew C. Donahue, Esq and Joseph W. Jussaume, Esq. successfully blocked an injunction filed by a developer in Lynnfield who wanted to avoid paying fees for water infrastructure improvements on a contract they had already executed. The Windsor Estates LLP, developers of formerly town-owned land in Lynnfield Center had petitioned the court claiming that $243,000 in fees for water usage and hook ups was an illegal tax. The developers had agreed to the terms earlier this year.

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EM&D Brings Suit Against Olympia Sports

LOWELL- EM&D recently filed suit in the Essex County Superior Court against Olympia Sport Center, Inc. (More casually known as the Olympia Sports chain of sporting goods stores) The suit was brought on behalf of one of its former employees who was denied a duty free lunch break while working a ten hour shift. The former employee regularly worked a ten hour shift on Saturdays as a manager. He was told that during his ten hour shift, he was not allowed to leave the store.

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Eno Martin Donahue, LLP Rolls Out “My Outside General Counsel” Program

The Merrimack Valley firm of Eno Martin Donahue, LLP announced this month that it is rolling out its unique and innovative “My Outside General Counsel™” Program that provides legal services on a fixed rate basis.

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