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Another April 15th has come and gone. Have you submitted your tax returns yet? I certainly hope so. Unfortunately, you may have gotten stuck with a tax debt that you were not anticipating or cannot repay in a lump sum upon submission of your timely tax return. What are your options? Can you file bankruptcy on this tax debt? The answer is yes and no! This new tax debt is not yet ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum The City of Yonkers has amended its Consumer Protection Code by adding new protections for consumers from whom a debt is being collected from a debt collection agency. The new rules expand the definition of the term “debt collection agency” to specifically include active and passive buyers of delinquent debts.
When you are behind the wheel, your mind and eyes should be focused on one thing only: the road. This is so important, because distracted driving makes an accident at least three times as likely as it would be if you were fully paying attention to driving. Most of us have come to recognize and avoid certain risky behaviors: texting, talking on the phone, setting the GPS, etc.
crime > Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented foreign-born clients who have been living in the United States without legal status for some time, and who have been placed in deportation (removal) proceedings. Being placed in deportation proceedings is obviously a stressful scenario for the immigrant, and for his/her family.
We all want to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. Unfortunately, along with warm weather the danger of being hit by a car increases. Four people were injured in less than a week recently in Indianapolis, the latest a young school girl as she was getting out of a car to get onto her school bus. Drivers of vehicles need to be especially careful because people are not as easy t ...
Authorities with the state of Kansas took custody of Shona Banda’s 11-year-old-son after he made comments about medical marijuana during a drug education program at his school. Banda, 37, lost temporary custody of her son, and may face other charges in connection with a police search of her home. According to a NewsWire article by Tyler Jones, “At the school presentation on dr ...
Nissan has announced another round of recalls of defective Takata airbags after a woman in Louisiana was injured from shrapnel, in her 2006 Sentra. This is a regional recall targeting vehicles in states with high-humidity conditions. Nissan added 45,000 Sentras from model years 2004-2006 after this accident, bringing the number of recalled vehicles to approximately 17 million.
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission is the latest regulator to take aim at Belvedere Management Group. Originally labeled a suspected Ponzi scheme by respected journalist David Marchant, regulators all over the world have been targeting the beleaguered financial services giant. Boasting $16 billion of assets under management and advisement, Belvedere Management may tur ...
You’re a software developer. You’ve worked hard on your product. All those hours, all that coding, all the design and testing. You put a lot into creating your software. Do you know how to protect what you’ve made? What is a trademark? In general, a trademark is legal protection for a name, design, logo, or other distinctive characteristic of a brand.
The alleged owner of popular Miami hip hop venue “Club Play” can no longer play in the securities industry. Aaron Parthemer consented to a ban from the industry after being charged by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with several violations of industry rules. Regulators claim that Parthemer failed to disclose outside business activities and private loan tra ...
The Hippocratic Oath dates back to antiquity. Hippocrates, the so-called father of modern medicine, lived in the 5th century B.C. Today the oath has been modernized but is still used by graduating medical students around the world. Central to the oath is the concept that physicians should never harm their patients. Evidently convicted doctor Farid Fata of Detroit missed that lesson.
On April 24, 2015, we (D. Benjamin Sessions, Robert Chestney and I) were excited to meet with Georgia Public Defenders to discuss the new Georgia Supreme Court Decision Williams v. State, ___ Ga. ___ (Case No. S14A1625, decided 3/27/15) and how it affects the admissibility of breath and blood tests in Georgia DUI cases.
By Allen Thompson, Esq. What is “Custody?” There are two types of custody: physical and legal. Physical custody is self-explanatory; it is the time in which you are the physical custodian of the child. Often, this is referred to colloquially as “visitation.” Physical custody may be supervised or unsupervised.
Trop Gun made a big splash on social media and forums on Thursday for their refusal to show Glock employees their 4473s for customers who had purchased guns through the Blue Label Program. In response to Trop’s refusal to show the Glock representative the 4473s, Glock terminated Trop from the Blue Label Program.
Introduction – Recovering Damages in a Discrimination Case This article will explain the common forms of damages that an employee can recover when they prevail in their discrimination case. At the outset it is important to note that damages are extremely fact and case dependent, so what a complainant was awarded in one case is rarely predictive of what a complainant will recover in another case.
Injured in an accident involving farm equipment in Texas? Call 1-877-405-4313 and let us review the facts of your case for free. The equipment present on farms and within the agricultural industry is known to cause a number of accidents involving serious injuries and even death. In fact, farm workers are 800% more likely to die on the job when compared to other industry workers.
acquired citizenship > United States Citizenship – By Derivation, or By Acquisition Today, I would like to talk about U.S. citizenship in my capacity as a Miami immigration lawyer. We must first start out with the simplest question – who is a United States Citizen? If the following apply to you, you are clearly a United States citizen: You were born to U.S.
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