• Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams

    Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:09 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Andrew Gamber, through his Jackson, Mississippi-based Sobell Corp. offered a product to retail investors called “Pension Income Stream Program.

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  • Maternity Leave and Job Protection: Are There Exceptions?

    Lawyer Erin Kizell, Contributor. We’ve written before about the rights afforded to pregnant employees and new parents by both the British Columbia Employment Standards Act (the ESA) and Human Rights Code (the Code). At the risk of repeating ourselves, here’s a brief review of some of the legal protections available to BC employees when it comes to having children (for more de ...

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  • Humanitarian Parole – What is it?

    denial > Humanitarian Parole – What is it? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I often receive questions about humanitarian parole. Humanitarian parole is used sparingly to bring someone who is otherwise inadmissible into the United States for a temporary period of time due to a compelling emergency. Below are some frequently asked questions.

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  • EB-5 Investor Program Shake-up?

    Last week Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2nd and 3rd, Congress held hearings on proposed changes to the United States’ Visa-Investor program, EB-5. The popular program was launched by Congress in 1990, as part of the omnibus Immigration Act of that year. Essentially, the program’s purpose is intended to stimulate and strengthen the economy by giving foreign businesspeople a ...

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  • Nine Tips To Write A Great Lawyer Website Biography

    Lawyer website profiles are so much more important than most law firms realize. Bio pages play a crucial role in SEO while revealing what the firm thinks is important. They are the primary individual branding locations for the firm’s most valuable assets – its lawyers. Each lawyer’s profile is one piece of a whole – the bio pages should be written in the firm’s voice and in it ...

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  • File a Lawsuit for Sexual Assault, Sex Abuse, or Rape

    Are you the victim of sexual assault? Call 1-877-405-4313 and let us explain the legal options available to you at no charge. While we all know that perpetrators of sexual assault can be charged criminally, many victims don’t realize that they may be able to bring a civil claim (a lawsuit in order to recover financial compensation) as well.

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  • What Should I Do After a Hit and Run Accident in Illinois?

    Imagine that you’re driving through Interstate 290, on your normal route home, and all of the sudden, another vehicle drifts from its lane and crashes into your car. You quickly pull over to the shoulder of the roadway, but the negligent driver is nowhere to be seen. What do you do? Hit-and-run accidents have been on the rise across major U.S. cities, with a 13.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 4 readers -
  • Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery

    Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated Battery vs Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery. Simple battery can be charged as felony battery under certain circumstances. Battery Basics Criminal battery can be either a misdemeanor or a felony.

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 4 readers -
  • Puerto Rico and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Puerto Rico and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Posted on Feb 09, 2016 By Kathryn Davis February 9, 2016 by Kathryn Davis I have previously discussed the basics of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy as well as two Chapter 9 bankruptcies that occurred in Alabama. In this post, I’ll examine a current event that involves a discussion of Chapter 9- Puerto Rico’s current debt crisis.

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