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The Convenience of Online Divorce Mediation

by Edward Amaral on

Online Divorce Mediation is centered around the concept of convenience. With the need for more income, many people have very busy work schedules, which can make it difficult to set aside time to travel to meetings, court...more

Asset Searches and the Collection of Debt

by Edward Amaral on

It has become increasingly important for both businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Debtors are often delinquent in paying for goods, services or other financial obligations. When a debtor...more

To Sue or Not to Sue

by Edward Amaral on

It is not always easy to make a decision when it comes to filing a lawsuit against a debtor. Before one can choose whether or not to sue, they should know whether the debtor has sufficient assets to secure payment or if the...more

Why Conducting an Asset Search is an Essential Due Diligence Tool

by Edward Amaral on

The most obvious use of an asset search is when a client is injured in an automobile accident client or personal injury case. The attorney representing his clients must use due diligence to determine whether the person or...more

Why Should Heirs and Personal Representatives Conduct and Asset Search

by Edward Amaral on

Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but having to deal with settling the deceased person's estate can amplify the stress and grief. Usually, when someone dies, an executor is appointed to carry out the wishes of the...more

Post Asset Search Legal Tools

by Edward Amaral on

Conducting an asset search on a subject is the first step for businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Most thorough asset searches cost less than $300.00 and provide existing assets of a subject...more

Get Divorced Through Your iPad or iPhone

by Edward Amaral on

The events leading up to, and actually getting a divorce from your spouse, can be one of the most difficult times in a person’s life. Both parents will no longer be living under the same roof. Visitation plans with the...more

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets?

by Edward Amaral on

The division of assets and liabilities can be one of the most difficult tasks in a divorce today. Many people commit to marriage without a Pre-Nuptial Agreement or without substantial knowledge of their fiancé’s financial...more

How Your Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search

by Edward Amaral on

It has become increasingly important over the past few years for businesses and companies to collect debts that are owed to them. The economy has been in poor health; banks have cut back in lending; the bankruptcy and...more

Conducting a Missing Person Search Online

by Edward Amaral on

Prior to the use of the Internet, locating a missing person was not a simple task. One would have to hire a private investigator or actively set out to find the person. However, now, with the use of missing person locate...more

A advocacia e a luta por liberdade e por amor

Nesta segunda década do século XXI, inegáveis foram os avanços rumo à defesa e à promoção dos direitos da população LGBT. No Brasil, a força da Justiça que animou esse movimento, com atuação valorosa dos profissionais do...more

How Your Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search

by Edward Amaral on

How Your Business or Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search It has become increasingly important over the past few years for businesses and companies to collect debts that are owed to them. The economy has been in poor...more

Why and When to Conduct an Asset Search

by Edward Amaral on

Asset Search services are one of those areas that most people know little about until they need them. For years personal injury attorneys have conducted asset searches to satisfy their due diligence in determining the nature...more

Ain't Nobody Got Time for That (unhappy clients)

by Matthew Thompson on

Beware of taking on representation for FREE. Danger, danger!...more

When Should I Call a Lawyer?

by Crider Law PC on

You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more

Divorce Mediation eBook

by Edward Amaral on

We are excited to announce the publication of our new eBook on Divorce Mediation. Learn what the many benefits are by getting a divorce through mediation versus a long, expensive and protracted contested divorce. See also how...more

Get Divorced Through Your iPad or iPhone

by Edward Amaral on

The events leading up to, and actually getting a divorce from your spouse can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life. But does the actual divorce process have to add unwanted stress? There is a better way to...more

San Diego Court Reporters in Civil Courtrooms are Laid Off – November 5

by Kramm Court Reporting on

NEWS RELEASE - SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA – COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO - Release: Immediately Contact: Karen Dalton Date: 09/25/12 Phone: (619) 450-5353. San Diego Superior Court To Stop Providing Court Reporters In...more

Why and When to Conduct an Asset Search

by Edward Amaral on

Asset Search services are one of those areas that most people know little about until they need them. For example, personal injury attorneys have conducted asset searches to satisfy their due diligence in finding a...more

Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements [Video]

by Bloomberg Law on

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Marilyn Chinitz, partner at Blank Rome LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about representing Tom Cruise in his divorce from Katie Holmes and motivating factors for quick settlements. ...more

#GoneClio: Rosengren Kohlmeyer

by Clio on

Meet Jason Kohlmeyer, a founding partner of the Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office, based in the region hub of Mankato, Minnesota. Learn how he transitioned from a Minnesota-large law firm to his own small law practice, and how...more

Law office client fee agreement

by Anne Kiske on

While this is geared for my state, Missouri, change it to what will suit you best....more

Heresy: Using Outlook email as a to do list.

by Jason Kohlmeyer on

One lawyer's thoughts about using Outlook as a way to improve personal productivity. Can be read at http://mankatolawblog.com/...more

Going Solo - Why You Need Not Be Afraid

A FAQ to help answer some questions for attorneys thinking of making the jump to solo practice, or for recent law grads who are wondering what they can do in this job market. ...more

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