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Ending a Civil Service Employment Contract

Ending a civil service employment contract – that is an employment contract governed by legi specialii, namely the Civil Service Act and the Act on Municipical Civil Servants – must be ended as per the aforementioned acts, for the Employment Contract Act does not...

Changes to Zero-Hour Contracts

Previously, both the Employment Contract Act and the Working Hours Act have allowed employing workers under so-called zero-hour contracts, meaning contracts where the employer is not obliged to provide minimum weekly working hours to the employee and the employee is...

Construction Contracts – A Buyer’s Perspective

From the buyer’s perspective a construction contract includes multiple critical steps. Succeeding is always dependent on sufficient expertise at construction industry. If the buyer does not have the required expertise the ought to turn to a good consultant who is able...

The Purpose of Housing Co-op Code of Conduct

Oftentimes a housing co-op has created a code of conduct in which rules and prohibitions concerning the members are laid out. The code of conduct is usually drafted at the general meeting. At their best the rules feel sensible and can even promote good relations...

Equitable Division of Community Property at Divorce

Compensatory adjustment is a leveling asset, which is paid to the less wealthy spouse by the wealthier spouse when a marriage is dissolved and the division of property is made. A married couple might have accumulated community property, which they have acquired during...

Differences Between Two Common Forms of Last Will and Testament

A will, which institutes the right of possession on property, is grouped with other similar testaments instituting access and usage rights to a certain property. The devisee of the testament is granted rights to manage property under the testament as well as entitled...

How to make a Notice of Defect in Trade of Real Estate

Provisions concerning the trade of real estate and possible cases of defects in properties are found in the Code of Real Estate. There are also provisions concerning the time limit of giving a notice of defect. The buyer is not entitled to invoke a defect if they do...

What Can a Buyer Expect of an Old House

Oftentimes real estate disputes manifest in the buyer’s expectations when they buy an old property. The buyer might have bought a property advertised being in good condition in the listing, yet later problems are discovered. The seller might hold onto their view that...

Defects in Terms of Building Contracts

An owner of a single-family home encounters at times need to renovate. Sometimes it might be a big and through renovation from floor to the ceiling, or it can be all about a minor facelift to refresh the interiors or exteriors. Renovations having done by a private...

Making a job part-time

An employer may turn a full-time employment contract into a part-time contract should there exist non-temporary financial and production-related grounds for termination of the contract. Should the employer have a need of reducing the employee’s weekly or daily working...