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(This is Part 2 in a series. Read: Part 1) Last week I signed up for an Avvo advertising profile and I’m recapping the first week. 1 Week Later… I mentioned last week that of the 1,000 or so searches for my practice area, I could expect around 20-25 “leads”, which sounded too good to be true. Now I get a sense why.
by Fort Worth Divorce Attorney Susan Smith Caring for one’s children is one of the most important roles in our society. Whether you are a parent facing a custody battle, or a non-custodial parent seeking greater involvement in your child’s life, knowing the rights and duties of parents is extremely important.
green card > How to Renew Your Green Card If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States, it may come as a surprise to you that you will need to renew your green card every 10 years. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I always warn my clients of this fact. An expired green card is of little use to you. Below are some frequently asked questions.
If you have filed a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, then your first payment of the Chapter 13 plan is due within 30 days of the date you filed. Your payments are made to the Chapter 13 Trustee, not the Bankruptcy Courthouse or the Bankruptcy Court Clerk. The Trustee acts a lot like an accountant. He keeps track of everything you pay into your case, and he handles sending payments o ...
Every single day, drivers die or are seriously injured in road collisions. The majority of these collisions or accidents are traced back to human error or behavior. Many of the collisions are caused by speeding, inexperienced drivers, or drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, a less obvious, but dangerous contributor to the high number of annual aut ...
On July 14, 2015, Martin Eisenstein presented a webinar to accounting and legal professionals on the subject of sales tax issues in connection with the IT products and services industry. Mr. Eisenstein discussed the six questions that should be answered with regard to any IT service provider’s product/service line, including: the identification of the nature of the servi ...
Driving or riding in a motor vehicle comes with an inherent risk of accidents and injuries. These risks significantly increase, however, when other drivers on the road act in an irresponsible manner. While some drivers simply make a mistake, others may purposefully decide to drive in a dangerous manner.
Earlier this month, Attorney Allen Thompson authored a post Yes, You Can Record Police Officers During The Course of Their Official Duty. The following day, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania released its decision in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove, 1146 C.D. 2014. The primary issue in Grove was whether the video recordings of interactions between law enforcement offic ...
According to the official United States Government Website for Distracted Driving, “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving” is considered to be a form of distracted driving. These distractions range from texting to adjusting a radio to eating. However, the complexity behind text messaging creates a complex diversion of attention off of the road.
It seems pretty harmless at first. The first several years, even decades go by as you begin to build a retirement savings. You feel proud that you are on your way to retirement. What an accomplishment that would be; to have enough money to retire one day. Then, life happens and the kids need to go off to college; parents are aging and need support; an accident happened to your husband.
Wireless hacking, or cyber hacking, is the newest threat to our privacy and now, it would seem, to our ability to drive safely. The wireless features that allow us to call in for help, connect wirelessly to our music, and other features are part of the technology that supposedly enhances our driving experience.
A few times per week we get phone calls to our Houston office from people interested in finding out if there is a way to find out if they have a warrant in Harris County, without having to visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for obvious reasons. To get more information about how to find out if you have a warrant in Houston, click one of the links below.
The case of Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Pike Co., Inc., 2015 WL 3453348 (D.Conn. 2015) demonstrates a court barring a subcontractor’s claim for labor inefficiencies based on the provisions of the subcontract. Not only does this case demonstrate the challenges a subcontractor has in recovering labor inefficiencies based on the risks agreed to in a subcontract, but also the ...
People v. A.P. Practice Area: Criminal Defense Description: Defendant with a prior history known to law enforcement was arrested for Criminal Mischief 3rd (felony), Resisting Arrest, ABC violation, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Lewdness. He was incarcerated for almost three months before I was hired.
California has one of the most generous and positive whistleblower climates within the United States. Like many states, California has false claims act that allows insiders with knowledge of fraud against the state or any of its subdivisions (counties and municipalities) to bring a lawsuit in the name of the state and collect a generous reward if the suit is successful.
Florida Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Real Property Written by Anya Van Veen • July 24th, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate Administration, It is not uncommon for a resident of Florida to own real property in another state. In Brown v.
FINRA Fines Morgan Stanley And Scottrade For Failing to Detect Fraudulent Wire Transfer Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:08 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Morgan Stanley and Scottrade Inc. agreed to pay $950,000 to FINRA after the regulatory authority deemed that the two firms failed to monitor wire transfers of customer funds to third-party accounts.
The world can be a dangerous place for children, and it’s our job to make it safer for the next generation. We must do everything we can to make the world safe and accessible for young people as they grow and develop. Because children are small with still growing bodies, there are many dangers that pose a special risk of injury to them. The most common cause of child injury is car accidents.