1100 13th Street, NW, Suite 1000Washington, DC 20005202.887.6400Toll-free: 800.544.0155
All Contents © 2020The Kiplinger Washington Editors
See All Authors »
Attorney at Law
Author of "You and the Law"
After attending Loyola University School of Law, H. Dennis Beaver joined California's Kern County District Attorney's Office, where he established a Consumer Fraud section. He also became a highly visible presence on local television as legal affairs reporter. He is in the general practice of law and writes a syndicated newspaper column, "You and the Law," carried by a number of papers in Northern California.
Married 41 years to Anne, Beaver has a 39-year-old son and a young grandson. Beaver is fluent in Swedish and French, a language in which he can pass as a native speaker.
"I love law for the reason that I can help people resolve their problems, and my newspaper column reaches so many people in need of down-to-earth advice not colored by how much I am paid. I never charge readers for help," Beaver observes.
The coronavirus has become a sneak attack in slow motion on the American workforce. Fear has become the operative word, not only of falling ill, but the impact this virus is having on our economy, on jobs. ...
See More From: Careers
"The Food Truck Lawyer" has some words of advice for anyone curious about starting their own empire, an opportunity that could make sense in the age of coronavirus.
See More From: Building Wealth
If there's a family member or a friend in your life who refuses to do their will and get their estate in order, here are some tips to finally get them to take action.
Here's the story of one lawyer who did it herself. This strategy is not right for everyone, and there is a very high standard that must be met. But for some people, it is one possible way out of from under crushing student debt.
We all should be asking ourselves what we can do to help others during this difficult time. Forgiving rent is a good place to start.
Business owners should be digging out their insurance policies to see what coverage they might have to help with losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Two attorneys share what to look for and what to say to the insurance company.
A marriage license isn't just a piece of paper. It's a legal document offering legal protections.
Answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus in the workplace. A pair of lawyers who specialize in employment law weigh in with some practical advice for workers and business owners alike.
Estate planning attorneys are getting mobbed with questions. So, here is some timely advice from three attorneys on what families and business owners should be doing to prepare in case the unimaginable happens.
When your boss asks you to take a lie detector test, do you have to do it? Should you do it? Read on to learn your rights and one lawyer's advice.
The Three-Day Cooling-Off Rule protects consumers from high-pressure sales tactics, so they need to know their rights. And well-intentioned businesses that don’t want to get shafted need to know them, too.
Here's a story about how a predatory company that took advantage of a naive homeowner won its small claims court case, even though it shouldn't have. It holds lessons for anyone thinking about filing a suit themselves.
Have you ever sent a worker on a quick trip in his own car to the post office or the bakery to pick up an employee birthday cake? You may have just opened your business up to some serious liability.
Just in time for New Year's Eve, take a lesson from one breathalyzer owner's experience. He was trying to be responsible and do the right thing, but he made one critical mistake.
Lessons from a lawyer's long stint in divorce court and from the author of the new book "Couples That Work."
Our system for hiring and promoting has become twisted over the years, the author of a new book says. Here's why and what employers and employees alike should watch out for.
Let me tell you: California is La La Lawsuit Land. It can be a very expensive place to conduct business, so my advice is to steer clear.