Shelton & Deon Law Group, Our Practice

Our Practice

Shelton & Deon provides first-rate legal counsel in employment and labor issues, commercial disputes, estate planning, divorce and family law, and the rights of LGBT individuals and families

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Our Attorneys

In the courtroom, the boardroom, and at the negotiation table, we are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes according to each client’s specific goals, expectations, and budget.

Shelton & Deon Law Group, Our Commitment

Our Commitment

The attorneys at Shelton & Deon offer the quality and depth of experience you expect of a large law firm and the flexibility, responsiveness, and personal attention only a small practice can offer.

S&D Update

Subway DOL Employer

Why Franchisors Should be Wary of DOL-Subway Deal

While it was hailed as a “recipe for success,” the U.S. Department of Labor’s new alliance with Subway to improve its franchisees’ wage-and-hour compliance might be a recipe for disaster for other franchisors. For many, it raises fears of a slippery slope leading to them being considered joint employers and liable for the failure of […]

IRS Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage

IRS Gives Formal Recognition to Same-Sex Marriages

In the wake of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has now formally recognized same-sex marriages that are legally performed in all American states, territories, and possessions. The guidelines, issued September 1st, also redefine the meaning of “spouse” in the eyes of the IRS for federal tax purposes. Going […]

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