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The Supreme Court - March 2016 #2

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The Supreme Court of the United States issued decisions in three cases today - Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., No. 14-1382: Plaintiff corporations, including respondent ConAgra Foods, Inc., brought suit...more

Domestic Violence and Divorce

by Jaburg Wilk on

Thanks to the NFL these past few weeks, domestic violence has gained national attention and even received a comment from the President of the United States. However, domestic violence (“DV”) is bigger than most American’s...more

A Sense of Security with Orders of Protection in Arizona

by Dickinson Wright on

Going through a divorce or a dispute in your personal life can be stressful, especially if you fear the safety of yourself and loved ones. Orders of protection are one way you can protect you and your family if you feel...more

Out of Harm’s Way: Domestic Violence and Divorce

Divorce can be an extremely emotional experience, fraught with sadness, anger and even a sense of helplessness. These feelings are exacerbated for someone who has been the victim of domestic violence. If you are the victim...more

Churchill Wisdom; On Advice

by Matthew Thompson on

Listen to your Attorney. Listen to those professionals that you hire to tell you what to do!...more

I was just served with a notice to appear at a hearing concerning a restraining order against me, what should I do?

by George Bourguignon on

If you have just been served a notice about a restraining order, you should read this post, and fast! Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr., Esq. Phone: (508) 769-1359 or (413) 746-8008 Email: ...more

Identity Theft; What to do when a Victim.

by Matthew Thompson on

Practical steps to take if a victim of identity theft....more

Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

by Kaiser Legal Group on

Published on the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) website as an installment in Michael Kaiser's Animal-Law blog. Mr. Kaiser, founder of the Kaiser Legal Group, is a consultant and mediator. He...more

Exemption From Criminal Liability Of Family Members For Certain Crimes

by Rey Cartojano on

Article II Section 12 of the Constitution provides that the State shall protect and strengthen the family as a basic autonomous social institution. As a policy of the State, it is the duty of the State to fortify the union of...more

When Can I File Bankruptcy Again?

by John Skiba on

Usually bankruptcy is a once in a lifetime event. I think it is fair to say that not only do people not want to file bankruptcy once they surely don’t want to be in a situation a second time where a bankruptcy is necessary. ...more

Hearsay & Custody: Parents Testifying For Their Kids

by Gosteli Law Firm on

Everyone thinks they know what hearsay is. But, few lawyers and judges truly understand the concept, and even fewer understand how it can be admitted as evidence. Hearsay is an out of court statement offered for the...more

Children & Testimony: Why It's Good For Kids to Testify In Court

by Gosteli Law Firm on

Children are often witness to a number of things that happen between adults. Sometimes they are the only witness. This document discussing the issues with children testifying in open court, and why it often helps them,...more

New York Child Support Laws Demystified

Child Support Laws Demystified...more

Hiring an Investigator, what you need to know

No matter what type of law you practice, the chances are that you will need or have needed the services of an investigator. The questions you should ask are, "How do I find one?" "I really did not like the last person I...more

Using Nondischargibility in Bankruptcy Against Financial Abusers of the Elderly

"Stealing the Old Lady's Bundle"? Getting back money from those who cheat elderly parents and then file Bankruptcy. Recovering Money and other property from those who abuse the trust of elderly people in their care or...more

Bardfield v. O'Leary

Memorandum in Support of Opposition to Summary Judgment

This is the Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in a case challenging the imposition of a "range test" where both statute and regulation state no such testing is required....more

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