• Beware of Cosigning a Loan or Debt

      Beware of Cosigning a Loan or Debt Posted on Dec 01, 2015 By Suzanne Carlson Shinn December 1, 2015 by Suzanne Carlson Shinn During a consultation, clients may need to discuss how they can deal with a cosigned debt. It might be that they want to untangle themselves from a cosigned debt or it might be that they need to protect someone that has co-signed a debt obligation for them.

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    • Sheldon Silver, Dirty Pols & Whistleblowers

      Sheldon Silver, Dirty Pols & Whistleblowers December 1, 2015 by Brian Mahany Whistleblowers Rejoice – New York Assembly Speaker Convicted of Corruption Guilty. Yesterday a Manhattan federal jury convicted New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of all counts on a wide ranging anti-corruption indictment. From kickbacks to money laundering, Silver had his hand in the cookie jar.

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    • IRS Whistleblower Program – Success or Flop?

      IRS Whistleblower Program – Success or Flop? December 1, 2015 by Brian Mahany IRS Whistleblower Program Pays $315 Million in Awards! The National Whistleblowers Center issued a press release yesterday extolling the virtues of the IRS’ Whistleblower Program. According to a just released GAO report, the IRS program has paid over 500 awards since 2011. Those awards exceed $315 million.

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  • Served with a Notice to Appear (NTA)?

    deportation > Served with a Notice to Appear (NTA)? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented quite a few clients who have been served with a Notice to Appear. Below are some frequently asked questions. What Is a Notice to Appear? A Notice to Appear (an “NTA”), is the charging document that signals the initiation of removal proceedings against you.

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  • Peter Brann To Co–Teach Seminar At Harvard Law School

    Partner Peter Brann will be teaching a seminar at the Harvard Law School as a Lecturer in Law during the Spring 2016 term on “The Role of the State Attorney General” with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. Brann, who served as Maine’s State Solicitor before joining Brann & Isaacso ...

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  • Happy Federal Rules Amendments Day

    If there was an advent calendar for federal civil litigators—and why would there be—opening the window on December 1, 2015, would reveal a brand–new—or, at least, significantly amended—set of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. We’ve previewed the key amendments most immediately relevant to patent litigation—in with a new discovery regime in which discovery must be proportional ...

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  • Who is responsible for a playground accident?

    Playground accidents are a prevalent issue in the United States as each year emergency departments treat over 200,000 children under the age of 14 for an injury sustained on a public, private, or school operated playground.1 The types of injuries and extent of damage varies by incident, but approximately 45 percent of the play-ground related injuries result in severe fracture ...

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  • Spencer Edwards Broker Stephen Biley Suspended for Role in Selling Unregistered Penny Stocks

    Stephen Marc Biley (Biley) recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) pursuant to FINRA Rule 9216 of FINRA’s Code of Procedure in connection with allegations he participated in the sale of unregistered penny stocks on behalf of three customers in 2011. Accordingly, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) suspended Biley for thirty (30) bus ...

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  • 3 Locations Where Trucks Make the Most Dangerous Turns

    Commercial trucks can weigh many tons more than other cars on the road and may be limited in their mobility by size and speed. And, with constant pressure to meet tight deadlines and long drives, exhausted or stressed drivers may be particularly susceptible to making life-altering mistakes. One such mistake is a wide-turn accident, which happens when a collision is caused by a ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • FCC Shares Jurisdiction with States for Phone Matter

    The members of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) and Core Communications, Inc., appealed a District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of AT&T Corp. Core billed AT&T for terminating phone calls from AT&T’s customers to Core’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers from 2004 to 2009.

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
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