• What Happens If I Guarantee Another Individual’s Debt?

      What Happens If I Guarantee Another Individual’s Debt? Posted on Feb 11, 2016 By Grant McNutt February 11, 2016 by Grant McNutt I get asked by clients all the time why they are now being sued for a debt they guaranteed or co-signed with another individual, usually a relative or close friend. They will say “I am just the co-signor. It is their debt.

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    • Charlotte Man Pleads Guilty to Securities & Wire Fraud

      February 10, 2016- Charlotte, North Carolina The Charlotte Observer reports that Frank Enrique Lleras, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and wire fraud in connection with a real estate scheme that bilked victims out of over $3 million. Victims were led to believe that his company Optimum Property Investments made money by purchasing distressed and foreclosed ...

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  • Coping with Grief After Wrongful Death of a Loved One

    Dealing with the wrongful death of a loved one would be extremely difficult for anyone, regardless of circumstance. It is natural to feel grief and anguish after losing a parent, spouse, child, or immediate family member. The mourning process can go on for years after the sudden death of someone close, and everyone copes with grief differently.

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  • Wayne Kirk/Reef Securities Investigation–Update

    February 11, 2016- Richardson, Texas Rex Securities Law is investigating Harris Wayne Kirk , a stock broker currently registered with Reef Securities, Inc. Kirk’s FINRA record indicates that he has been named in 3 customer disputes. A FINRA arbitration filed filed by a customer was recently settled for $25,000.

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  • Martin Eisenstein and David Bertoni Pen Cover Article for State Tax Notes

    The cover story in the February 8, 2016, issue of State Tax Notes is B&I partners Martin Eisenstein and David Bertoni’s article on “Taxing Thin Air: Cloud Computing Meets Limitless Jurisdiction.” Eisenstein and Bertoni focus attention on recent state efforts to expand their taxing jurisdiction to include cloud computing services through theories of “virtual physical presen ...

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  • 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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  • $19,000 Settlement for man injured during rear end accident

    Recently, a man in his 20’s was injured during a rear end accident, while driving along I-94, when another vehicle abruptly struck the back of his car. He was transported by ambulance to Advocate Trinity Hospital and sustained cervical and lumbar strains. The young man, who was unsure about how to proceed, contacted personal injury attorneys at the Staver Law Group, who knew ex ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 5 readers -
  • Use Your Tax Refund to Help Your New Year’s Resolution

    A couple of years back, I resolved to try to get in better shape. Being in my mid-50s, I had made this resolution several times during my life. What I have learned is that making the resolution is easy. It is keeping the resolution that is the hard part. Trying to keep on track, I stopped at the local YMCA on my way home from work tonight to get in some time on the elliptical machine.

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