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Should I Sign a Waiver of Accounting in Probate?

Probate Administration, In many probate administrations, the beneficiaries will be asked to sign a waiver of accounting, so as to release the personal representative of the estate from having to account to the beneficiaries. Should you sign the waiver of accounting? Florida Probate Rule 5.

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Workers’ Compensation and Medical Marijuana

This April, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted Act 16 of 2016 (the Medical Marijuana Program),which will enable patients with serious medical conditions to purchase marijuana to treat their symptoms. This is viewed as a conservative approach to the legalization of marijuana in certain circumstances, not a wholesale and liberal distribution of medical marijuana cards.

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9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals Says DOJ Can Not Prosecute Medical Cannabis Businesses That Comply With State Laws.

In a decision which can only be classified as a win for the marijuana industry, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco (the “Court of Appeals”) ruled Tuesday August 16, 2016, that the U.S Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) must comply with a Congressional rider which prohibits the DOJ from spending money to prosecute cannabis businesse

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Can A Government Employee Receive a Whistleblower Award?

Can a government employee receive a whistleblower award? The answer is often yes! While we rarely see these cases, there is nothing wrong, immoral or illegal with government agents filing claims. There are exceptions depending on the program, however. IRS agents, for example can’t receive an award under the IRS Whistleblower Program. For this post, we visit a case from Texas.

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State Budget May Hinder Illinois Boat Patrols

The state of Illinois has been experiencing a 12-month long budget impasse. The latest casualty of this financial hurdle is the Illinois Conservation Police Department. The department is in need of funds to carry out its monitoring activities. Accordingly, there may be fewer boat patrols, and the Conservation Police will have to try to serve the state with the limited resources
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The B Series: Trailblazing the B Corp Movement in Uncharted Industry

This post was originally featured on Melissa Schweyer’s blog. As of this writing, there are exactly 1,836 certified B Corporations in the world today—stretching across 50 countries and 130 industries. While the B Corp movement scales towards a tipping point of popularity and growth—its wide reach across industry is quite impressive.
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Two Marshals arrested in shooting investigation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The head of Louisiana’s state police says two law enforcement officers have been arrested in the recent shooting death of a 6-year-old boy and his father’s wounding earlier this week. Col. Mike Edmonson said at a late Friday news conference that the two officers are being booked on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the shot.

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Conflict of Interest Concerns resulting from Morgan Stanley Sales Contest

Conflict of Interest Concerns resulting from Morgan Stanley Sales Contest Posted on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 7:30 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: CEO James Gorman runs Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley and has recently come under inspection for the promotion of questionable sales tactics.

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Here’s A List Of When Every Halloween Movie Airs On TV

Here’s A List Of When Every Halloween Movie Airs On TV Halloween isn’t simply the best because you get to wear an awesome costume, stuff your face with candy and bob for apples. It also means an entire month of your favorite spooky films. From classic childhood movies like Casper and Hocus Pocus, to horror like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,

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Natchitoches New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show

The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess 1330 Jackson St. Alexandria, LA 71301 Natchitoches New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show December 28, 2015 clayburgess Clay Burgess Alexandria Attorney. Personal Injury Lawyer Louisiana. L. Clayton Burgess, A Professional Law Corporation, specializes in handling personal injury claims.