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  • Identity Theft and Bankruptcy Cases

    Identity Theft and Bankruptcy Cases Imagine that you receive a letter requesting that you appear at a meeting of creditors related to a bankruptcy case. However, you have never considered bankruptcy and have no knowledge of any type of bankruptcy filing. After consulting with an attorney who investigates, you find out that someone has used your name, social security number, ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 27 readers -
  • Auditors as Whistleblowers

    CPAs sometimes have conflicting obligations. The Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants says that accountants must maintain client confidences. That makes sense; no one wants to hire an accountant or auditor who blabs trade secrets or a client’s expansion plans. But what if the accountant learns of wrongdoing by the client? Can accountants become whistleblowers? When ca ...

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • 125th Birthday of Secretary Charles Erwin Wilson

    "Charlie" When quick help is needed to avoid grief, who is often chosen to help out? Apparently often, "Charlie." In the artistic field, there is well-known cartoonist Charles M. Schultz and his alter-ego "Charlie Brown." In the fields of commerce and government, are two other "Charlies" - Charles Erwin Wilson ("Engine Charlie") and Charles Edward Wilson ("Electric Charlie").

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 39 readers -
  • 5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney Rather Than Do Your Own Divorce or Custody Paperwork

    Many people who are facing an amicable divorce or custody case understandably want to take the most cost effective route to finishing their paperwork. For some people that means they draft the paperwork themselves. Frequently, however, this approach backfires in fairly damaging ways. Here are some of the ways it can backfire or you can be better off hiring and family law attor ...

    Brasier Law- 35 readers -
  • With the big scoop

    And again they serve themselves. Judges are no exception. The Federal Constitutional Court judges have unanimously decided that the remuneration of judges is unconstitutional. It is reported here. This applies to the Grade R1. That is somewhere between 3,000 and 5,000 EUR, depending on the age and seniority of the judge.The Federal Constitutional Court is based on Art. 33 (5) of the Basic Law.

    R24 Kooperation/ 10 readers -
  • Dallas Trench Collapse Lawyer

    Those who work in the construction and excavation industries are well aware of the dangers of trench collapse accidents. There are certain shoring standards and safety measures that employers are required to adhere to in order to reduce the potential for a trench collapse. Unfortunately, employers do not always follow these measures.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -
  • Just Cause: Consider the Context

    With contributions from Trevor Thomas, Lawyer. While the phrase “just cause” has become a part of the public lexicon (so much so that it has been used as the title of a popular action-adventure video game), the term actually has a specific legal meaning that few non-lawyers are fully familiar with.

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 32 readers -
  • Formal Notice Required to Review Attorney Compensation

    Written by Jordan Hammer • May 6th, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Probate Administration, Fundamental to our legal system is the concept of procedural due process — before any order can be rendered affecting a person’s rights, that person must be given notice and an opportunity to be heard. In civil cases, the summons and complaint are the implements of serving process and mee ...

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 12 readers -
  • Citizenship Through Joining the U.S. Military

    citizenship > Citizenship Through Joining the U.S. Military Today, I would like to touch upon the program known as Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI), which is offered by the U.S. Military. Below are some frequently asked questions about MAVNI. What is MAVNI? MAVNI is a military enlistment program for immigrants with specialized skills.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 14 readers -
  • Don’t Try to Gamble Your Way out of Debt

    One of my current observations about our clients is the number of them who gamble. In the Montgomery River Region, we have several casinos where on a typical week night every seat could be filled by someone hoping to strike it rich. Recently, I had a client who testified at her hearing that she had spent her entire Social Security check at a local casino.

    Bond and Botes- 20 readers -
  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    In Texas, law enforcement will sometimes engage in undercover sting operations in order to catch people in the act of soliciting prostitution. These sting operations may also be used to expose sex trafficking organizations or catch pimps. These operations usually work by using an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute who attempts to find paying customers.

    Law Office of James Alston- 40 readers -
  • Law Blogging – When Other Lawyers Are Your Target Audience

    In a recent article, Andrew discussed writing a law blog for your audience. In it, he discusses that content should generally be written for the ideal client and that lawyers shouldn’t typically write for lawyers. However, there are some situations where that’s not the case. When you Should Write for Lawyers Let’s consider two situations where an attorney would wa ...

    Jurispage- 20 readers -
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