Sitting in a chair next to a judge and testifying in front of a full courtroom can be daunting for anyone. Attempting to answer questions in a language that is not your own makes the task seem all the more imposing. Every word counts and as a non-native English speaker, or the family member of a Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individual, it is imperative that nothing gets lost. This inability to connect linguistically is the point in which the legal system brings in a communication specialist, otherwise known as an interpreter.
As a hard-working small business person, your primary concern is the day-to-day operations of your enterprise. Staffing, sales, supply chain and customer service occupy your daily concerns. What happens if you’re accused of breach of contract?
The blood, sweat and tears you poured into your business have helped build its prosperity. As you are ready to enter retirement and pass ownership to your children, it is important to be sure the transition is successful.