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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: Does an email confirmation of terms of employment constitute a contract?

Went to a small firm looking for freelance work, Was hired as a Marketing VP by the owner of the small firm. I requested a written confirmation of the offer via email that included a review at 3 months. This was sent by VP of Finance. Two months later, owner said the terms of employment were... View More

Neal J. Wallace
Neal J. Wallace
answered on Feb 15, 2012

You should have the actual language reviewed by an attorney. Most employment is "employment at will" even if there are certain terms agreed upon. In an employment at will situation, either you can quit and the employer can fire you at any time for any reason except for a short list of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Q: Does the small estate Affidavit have to be notarized or filed at the court house to be valid?
Neal J. Wallace
Neal J. Wallace
answered on Feb 15, 2012

The small estate affidavit does not have to be notarized. It does need to be signed "under penalty of perjury."

As far as whether you need to file it at the courthouse, it depends on what you want to use it for. Most of the time, you simply provide it to whatever institution you...
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