• Understanding and Compassionate Attorney

    Copyright 2014 - Fountain Law Firm Sitemap | Disclaimer *The information contained on this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. Every situation is different. Also, any contact with this law firm through the web site does not result in an attorney-client relationship. Do not send any confidential information until an atto ...

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  • Green Cards for Children

    family reunification > Green Cards for Children Many of my clients consist of parents who are applying (petitioning) for green cards for their children. However, it may not be immediately clear as to who is considered to be a “child” in the immigration process. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I am happy to help shed some light on this matter.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • Former Broker Allegedly Involved In Outside Business Activities

    Former Broker Allegedly Involved In Outside Business Activities Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 11:53 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Patric Baccam, a former Centaurus Financial broker, allegedly was involved in outside business activities. According to FINRA, Baccam received at least five customer complaints regarding his sales of promissory no ...

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  • Can a Person Be Accused of Illinois DUI with a BAC Under 0.08?

    Can a Person Be Accused of Illinois DUI with a BAC Under 0.08? by Attorney Uche | Apr 24, 2015 | Current Affairs/Law/Politics & News. | It is common knowledge that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is a criminal offense in the state of Illinois. Perhaps equally well-known is the fact the legal limit for a driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08 percent.

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  • Medicare Fraud and Cost Outliers

    Medicare Fraud and Cost Outliers Medicare pays doctors, hospitals and other health care providers based on fixed price formulas. The idea is to standardize costs. For example what the government pays for a simple surgery to remove a patient’s tonsils shouldn’t depend on what physician performs the surgery or in which hospital the surgery is performed.

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  • OVDP and Double Counting

    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from new offshore reporting clients is how to handle transfers between bank accounts. Current reporting rules look to the highest balance in each foreign account but often that means double counting. Let’s say that our hypothetical client Dr. Singh has two accounts in India. One is a checking account and the other an investment account.

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  • Belvedere Management – “Wolf of Wall Street”

    Stories continue to tricle in about Belvedere Management. The prominent industry publication Offshore Alert claims the massive $16 billion operation may be a Ponzi scheme. Regulators in London, Mauritius, the Caribbean and South Africa are reportedly investigating and in some cases have frozen certain Belvedere funds.

    Due Diligence- 7 readers -
  • Court Upholds FBAR Penalties

    A federal judge in Seattle upheld the IRS in a closely watched FBAR penalty case. Very few FBAR cases make it to federal court. Most are resolved at the IRS appeals level or in U.S. Tax Court. Earlier this month, a U.S. District Court judge found that the maximum penalties imposed against taxpayer James Moore did not violate the Due Process Clause or the Excessive Fines Clause of the U.S.

    Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • Docket Alarm Helps Journalists Stay Abreast of the Latest Legal News

    More than just a legal research engine, Docket Alarm is a multifaceted analytics platform and source database that journalists, day traders, and other professionals can utilize to their advantage. Instead of continuously searching disorganized databases, court dockets, and PACER, journalists can use Docket Alarm’s user-friendly search tool to see the latest court cases invol ...

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  • Detroit Medicare Fraud Scammers Sent to Prison

    Detroit has one of the worst Medicare fraud problems in the United States. Rarely a month goes by without someone getting indicted or convicted of felony healthcare fraud charges. While some think that ripping off the government is a victimless crime, it isn’t. Medicare and Medicaid are funded with tax dollars. More importantly, funding for these programs is limited.

    Due Diligence- 2 readers -
  • Idaho Broker Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud

    Idaho Broker Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11:44 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Idaho broker Michael Justin Hoopes pleaded guilty to wire fraud and engaging in monetary transactions in property from illegal activity. From 2007 to 2011, Hoopes defrauded investors to use their funds for day trading.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 8 readers -
  • The Importance of a Good Credit Score

    The Importance of a Good Credit Score Your credit score can play a role in many different aspects of your life. A good—or not so good—credit score can play a significant role in determining where you live, what kind of car you drive, where you go to school, or even where you work. Credit scores are regularly used to make decisions regarding the following: Student loans and ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 7 readers -
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