When upgrading their farms, many farmers choose to do the work themselves. Although this may save them money, they often face unexpected challenges as a result. One of these challenges is permits.
Monthly Archives: January 2015
Legal-Ease: Newest specialty crops require attention to detail
New technology and scientific advancements have made it possible for farmers to grow more diverse crops in a wide-variety of areas. Although this is a great thing for food production, it can cause problems when it comes to legal issues.
Legal-Ease: Power of promises, legally speaking
Promises are an area of law that can sometimes be foggy. Contracts are a form of promises, and typically legally binding. However, some promises are made hastily and without any legal oversight, making them less likely to hold up in court. In general, it’s a good idea to get a written note and have a lawyer look it over before considering a contract legal.
Legal-Ease: Determining if it’s fraud
Any time someone is the victim of a bad deal, they have the tendency to think they’ve been the victim of fraud. However, legally, there are six conditions that must be present for it to legitimately be fraud. Some of those conditions are the person must know they are committing a fraud (it can’t be an honest mistake) and it must have caused some sort of monetary or physical damage.