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The client appears with a letter from a walker. She writes something like: “I went in the dark about your property. And I fell head first on the pavement. The cause was, that in the dark there was a unlit iron chain, which is stretched on your property. It hangs in the middle of about 20 to 30 cm above the ground and thereby it acts as a tripping hazard. It is not visible in the dark.
I’ve read a couple articles recently that warn about taxes when student loans are forgiven under the Income Driven Repayment program for federal student loans. The articles are, Beware Taxes When Your Student Loan Debt is Forgiven by Lifehacker (@lifehacker); and There’s a huge catch if the federal government forgives your student debt by Business Insider (@businessinsider).
By: Robert J. Nahoum The notorious debt buyer Erin Capital Management and its lawyers Eltman, Eltman & Cooper has sued you for an old debt that they bought from an original creditor. You are considering whether to fight them or to reach a reasonable settlement and get on with your life. You now have to determine how much is a good settlement with Erin Capital Management? ...
TEXAS CITY, TX (06/30/2015) — 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor for Biolandscape, was killed when an 18-wheeler veered off the road and struck him. According to reports, 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor, was killed after an 18-wheeler struck him off Highway 146 at FM 646 in Texas City, Texas on Tuesday morning.
Over the weekend, I am sure many Americans have had numerous discussions with friends, family and strangers regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, stating that states could not keep same-sex couples from marrying or refuse to recognize their unions from other states. Whether you disagree or agree with the U.S.
A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide for his various classes of debt - priority, secured, and unsecured.
Automobile crash injuries are a leading cause of death for Missouri teenagers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted an investigation into fatal car accidents involving teenagers and found that almost half were driving cars that were over six years old. Smaller vehicles accounted for almost a third of all fatalities.
A record-breaking number of law firms, law-related corporations and partners contributed to the 2015 Chicago Bar Foundation Investing to Justice Campaign. Thanks to the efforts from those involved in addition to the Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago’s legal community successfully raised more than $11.5 million to support victims in the Chicago area in need of legal assistance.
There are around 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States each year. City engineers, transportation safety experts and the automotive industry devote countless resources to the fight to maximize safety and save lives. Although that fight often ends in lower speed limits and stricter traffic regulations, some wonder if maybe increased speed limits are actually an importan ...
Arrest Record vs Police Records, vs Criminal Records, vs Convictions Posted by Matthew Sharp under Expunctions and Non-Disclosures July 1, 2015 When someone is arrested, charged with a crime or convicted of a crime in Texas, information about the incident will be stored in their records. However, people may be confused about which records are stored and how they are recorded.
The Bar cares when you’ve stayed too long at the bar. Attorneys need to be mindful that a conviction for drunk driving may impact their ability to practice law. Practitioners who are subject to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the USPTO, for example, must advise the Office of Enrollment and Discipline within 30 days of any criminal conviction, misdemeanor or felony.
When a person files for bankruptcy in Florida and owes a gambling debt in Nevada, which states' law apply in determining whether the claim on the gambling debt should be allowed or whether it is dischargeable or nondischargeable? A 2006 Florida bankruptcy ruling dealt with this issue. The Bankruptcy Court reviewed that normally a federal court hearing a matter pursuant to diver ...
The issuance by the Floirda Third District Court of Appeals in Miami of the recent decision in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, etc. v. Harry Beauvais, et al., Case No. 3D14-575, may be an appropriate time to review what actions a Miami homeowner that seeks to save their home from foreclosure.
I am aware that some purchasers of Colt firearms are concerned with the announcement earlier this month that the company has filed for bankruptcy. Please note that Colt’s press release on the subject found here explains that Colt requested that the Bankruptcy Court approve its “requests to protect trade creditors, vendors, and suppliers thereby allowing for its operations to ...
On July 25, 2015, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Eric Winter of Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., in conjunction with King Shooters Supply, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at their store located at 346 E Church Rd, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406. The cost is $10 and ...
In addition to lawyers and professionals, regular citizens can benefit from having access to Docket Alarm’s legal research platform to uncover litigation history and stay informed of the latest lawsuits and cases. Here are four ways the public can use Docket Alarm to their benefit. 1. Conduct Due Diligence Citizens can use Docket Alarm to research potential employers ...
The iconic firearms maker, Colt, recently filed for bankruptcy protection on June 14, 2015. Colt hopes this will allow for the restructuring of its debt while remaining open for business. This not the first time that Colt has run into financial difficulties. Sam Colt opened his first firearms plant in 1836 but it closed 6 years later because of poor sales.
A very common type of legal malpractice complaint involves attorneys who miss deadlines. The law in Wisconsin provides specific statutory time frames in which cases must be filed, and if your attorney misses the deadlines provided under the law, you may be permanently barred from ever filing your claim and thus be harmed.