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Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
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What’s Next from the CFPB
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Dean: There's No Oversupply of Lawyers
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Weekly Brief: Will Congress Garnish Paychecks to Repay Student Loans?
Court of Appeal affirmed trial court's determination that making a loan based on a false promise to repay amounted to theft by false pretense, and Penal Code 496 therefore applied, entitling the victim to recover treble...more
POKER GAMING ACT OF 2013 -- State of Texas Bill relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. HB 292 Legislative Session:...more
Editor's Comment: Following up with the offensive strategy and the concept of attacking every weak point in the pretender lender's strategies, Fagan went after Wells Fargo on the seemingly innocuous motion for the Judge...more
Last year, we notified you about the Company Portal Manual (Manual) issued by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Manual gave instructions on the use of the special access portal, known as the Company Portal...more
Monday, August 13, 2012, marks the commencement of the Anti-Money Laundering Program.
Specifically, this is the effective date for implementing the regulatory compliance requirements for Residential Mortgage Lenders and...more
PETITION FOR REMISSION OR MITIGATION OF A CRIMINAL OR CIVIL FORFEITURE ACTION BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE -
This is a sample to assist potential petitioners. There is no legal form or...more
When is a breach of contract also fraud? When the party never intended to perform.
So how do you get into the mind of the defendant to determine if he intended to perform when he signed the agreement? Thankfully,...more
A New York federal district court recently ruled that, with limited statutorily defined exceptions, a whistleblower asserting private relation claims under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act must...more
In a decision published October 26, 2009, a unanimous panel of the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, affirmed the trial court’s order denying class certification in a case handled by Barger & Wolen, Kaldenbach v....more
A summary of what to expect during divorce in Tennessee at the initial steps....more
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. FORGED MAKER CHECKS...1
A. General Rule...1
B. Payor Bank Defenses...2
C. Depositary Bank Defenses...13
2. FORGED PAYEE CHECKS...14
A. General Rule...14
B. Depositary Bank Defenses...17
Municipal court speeding ticket jurisdictional issue....more
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