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Kellie Pantekoek, Esq.

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Kellie Pantekoek, Esq., Senior Legal Writer

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Kellie Pantekoek wrote and edited article and blog content for and Kellie has more than a decade of experience in legal research, writing, and editing. A licensed attorney, Kellie ran her own family law practice and now serves as a volunteer attorney and mediator.

Kellie is passionate about technology’s role in making justice more accessible to all. Kellie attended undergrad and law school in Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and three daughters.

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    The the Families First Coronavirus Response Act benefits both employees and employers by making leave benefits paid by employers completely recoverable through payroll tax credits. Learn more about the FFCRA in this article.

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    This FindLaw article explains the ways in which employers should update their employee handbooks in the wake of COVID-19.

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    Currently, all 50 states have begun reopening their economies after COVID-19 closures, which means small businesses across the county — from restaurants to gyms to hair salons — have reopened or are preparing to reopen. Business owners know they need their employees to return in order to get back to business, but some are finding that not all employees are willing to return to work, often out of fear of being exposed to COVID-19.

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    Learn what programs are in place to assist the millions of Americans with student loan debt — and what policies are being proposed to address the building crisis — in this article.

  • Reopening My Small Business After COVID-19

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  • Is It Illegal to Steal or Vandalize Political Signs?

    Political polarization is peaking online and in communities across the United States, with just weeks to go before the 2020 General Election. The division is clear on social media – take look at the comment section of a political post, if you dare – and also from increased reports of campaign yard-sign theft and vandalism. Yard signs supporting President Donald Trump, former vice president Joe Biden, and other state and local candidates are all being targeted by those with opposing viewpoints.

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    Filing for divorce in the state of Tennessee is different from filing for divorce in most other states. Learn why in this article.

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