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Application of Hague Convention on Children in Romania

  May 26, 2017     By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
There have been many articles written concerning the implementation of The Hague Convention on child abduction. All countries have come into...

Performing Employee Background Checks

  May 18, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Conducting employee background checks helps you to make better hiring decisions, and uncover issues that might interfere with an applicant's...

The Importance of Reviewing Your Employee Handbook

  May 11, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
There are many good reasons why you would want to ask a lawyer to review your company's employee handbook before you hand it out to your...

What Is an OIG Investigation? How Much Trouble Am I In?

  April 10, 2017     By HG.org
The Office of Inspector General investigations deal with various instances of fraud, waste, abuses situations and misconduct in regards to...

Renewal of European Union Trademark Registration

  April 4, 2017     By Krasimira Kadieva
European Union trademark registration is administered by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

4 Ways Legal Processes Are Impacted By Technological Innovation

  March 27, 2017     By Associated Services
Technology offers huge opportunities for law firms to innovate in ways that benefit both them and their clients.

Termination of Indefinite Employment Contract Due to Misconduct in Democratic Republic of Congo

  March 10, 2017     By Yav & Associates
The Democratic Republic of Congo legislature subordinates the existence of a valid and legitimate ground for the exercise of the right of...

Trademark Coexistence Agreements

  March 7, 2017     By Krasimira Kadieva
Trademarks are graphically represented signs, which are used to distinguish and identify the goods of one manufacturer or seller from those of...

Anticipate the Future - How Lawyers Prepare for Technological Innovation

  March 6, 2017     By Associated Services
Across our society, we are witnessing economic and technological changes at an unprecedented rate. These changes will continue to influence the...

Jordanian Punishment Laws

  March 2, 2017     By Abdullah & Partners Law Firm
How much punishment is too much? This sensitive question is as old as the law itself. As well as the word “justice” and “legitimacy”.

Special Marriage Registration- Bangladeshi and Foreigner

Bangladesh Government has made provision of registration of Marriage between Bangladeshi and Foreigner and also between Foreigners under The...

Why You Should Think Like an Attorney

Practicing law is different than you might think. Most attorneys don’t spend much of their time making eloquent speeches before juries....

10 Legal Keys to Business Success

Avoiding legal pitfalls that may be holding back your business, exposing you to increased risk, or preventing you from getting the greatest...

Grounds for Annulment of Marriage in Jamaica

What is an annulment? Annulment is a legal procedure which cancels a marriage between a man and a woman. The legal effect of annulling a...

Stamp Duty in Cyprus

There have been recent amendments to the Stamp Duty Law of Cyprus (Law 19/1963) (the “Law”) with the aim of modernising and simplifying the Law....

Publishing Articles with Unique Content on HG.org = Reaching More Visitors Looking for Legal Help

  By HG.org
Whether you walk in the door under your own shingle on Main Street or take your coffee in the corner office on the 42nd floor in Midtown, you...

Legal Risks All Home Improvement Contractors in New Jersey Must Know

In New Jersey, almost all home improvement contractors fail to follow the numerous requirements imposed upon them by the Consumer Fraud Act and...

Inheritance Procedure in Romania for UK citizens

Inheritance and succession issues in relation to UK citizens with assets in Romania are one of the areas about which we are being asked more and...

Know your Client - Romanian Corporate Governance

KYC or know your client seems to be a mantra repeated by many institutions these days, whether is it from banks of financial authorities the...

Child Abduction in Romania

The custody and control of children are under Romanian law that of the parents and to those who the courts delegate this authority. Parental...

3 Must-Have Types of Legal Videos

Our team has worked with numerous attorneys over the years, and by far the most common goals have been generating more leads, which convert to...

Complaints of Serious Complications With the Use of ESSURE® Likely to Result In Litigation

ESSURE® complications may lead to litigation.

Why Outsource Your Legal Service of Process?

Law firms have increasingly begun to address the explosion of costly high-volume litigation matters by teaming with a dedicated legal...

Company Formation in Romania

The first question international clients usually ask lawyers in Romania is how long will it take to incorporate a company. For an experienced...

New Directive in EU Law on Trade Secrets and Know-how

Whilst the protection of Know-how and Trade Secrets is usually covered in local law there is often confusion as to how this will translate...

Romanian Employment Regulations

Being an employer in any jurisdiction seems to become more complicated as time goes on. I was recently reminded of this when we were advising an...

A Trap in Romanian SRL Statutes for the Unwary

Most investors and companies that wish to incorporate a company in Romania chose to form a limited liability company (SRL). As Romanian lawyers...

Data from Past Claims

In an effort to reduce the number of medical malpractice lawsuits and develop more effective safety protocols and prevention strategies,...

Delaware Bill for Homosexuality as Marital "Misconduct"

A bill recently proposed in Delaware could have an impact on how other states consider homosexuality when a couple declares legal grounds for...

The Art of Constructon Contract Drafting

A well-written contract is more than a fill-in-the-blank form. It's unique, it reflects your business principles, and it reflects your values....

Can I Take the Bar Exam If I Am not a Citizen?

  By HG.org
Individuals who want to be lawyers generally must pass a bar exam. This test is perceived as one of the most grueling in the country, requiring...

Spoliation in Georgia

The changes made by the Georgia Supreme Court in June of 2015 in regards to spoliation in the State of Georgia.

Useful Legal Tips for Choosing the Best Domain Name

Useful legal rules for choosing the best domain name and well as the necessary checks, that are recommended to be performed in order to avoid...

Is It Important to Hire an Attorney with Specialized Experienced Handling Specific Case Types?

The decision regarding whether or not to hire an attorney – and whom to hire if so – is one of the biggest that an individual who is considering...

Cyprus: Warrant of Search Issued against a Lawyer Cancelled Due to Violation of Legal Professional Priviledge

In the recent case, Antonakis Andreou & Co LLC, a Supreme Court Judge, in Certiorari proceedings, cancelled a warrant issued against a lawyer...

Using of Facsimile in Business Practice in Ukraine

The facsimile is a technical way of signing documents that reproduces the signature of empowered person; actually it confirms the validity of...

Collective and Certification Trademarks in Bulgaria

According to Article 9, paragraph 1 of the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications, trademark is a graphically represented sign used to...

Actions that Should be Taken by Trademark Owners for the Successful Protection of their Trademarks in Bulgaria

What actions trademark owners should take for the successful protection of their trademarks over the years. It is important to be noted that the...

3 Stages That Convert Leads From Video into Clients

Our team has worked with numerous attorneys over the years, and by far the most common goals have been generating more leads, which convert to...

Why Trademark Applicants Are Advised to Conduct a Preliminary Trademark Search?

Why it is important a preliminary trademark search to be performed.

Trademark Monitoring – An Important Preventive Tool Every Trademark Owner Should Use

It is important to be noted that the present material reflects the applicable Bulgarian legislation. This article describes why trademark...

Trademarks Registration Procedure in Bulgaria

A detailed description of the trademarks registration procedure in Bulgaria.

The Law Upside Down: What This Means for Business

Like many industries worldwide, the legal world finds itself upside down. Once the full-service law firm billing its clients by the hour...

Power of Attorney in the UAE

A Power of Attorney is a notarised letter of authority given by a person or a company to another person or a company, which allows them to act...

How to Prepare for a First Meeting with an Attorney

Choosing an attorney can be a mind-numbing experience. That first meeting can be scary, but simple preparation will make the experience better....

Recognition of Foreign Judgements in Turkey

According to Turkish Private International Law (“Law”), a foreign judgments may be executed. The execution of the judgments in Turkey rendered...

Termination of Distribution Agreements under Turkish Law

In international or local trade relations, termination of distribution agreements especially by manufacturers come frequently to the fore.

Legal Aspects of Real Estate Purchase of Foreign-Capital Companies in Turkey

Due to Turkey’s rapidly financial growth and increasing population, real estate market has been developing for last five years.

Distribution Agreements in Turkish Law

Due to developments particularly in telecommunication technologies and transport since last century, more products have been demanded by...

Judicial Collection in Costa Rica: Law 8624 Calls for Expeditious Judicial Collections

The Judicial Collection Law (#8624), effective in Costa Rica since May 20th, 2008, completely changed the way the judicial collection files were...

Dubai Court's Ruling Against Developer

Dubai Court ordered developer to compensate buyer for the shortfall in the size of the sold property and all its supplemented areas.

Family Offices

Many family offices (FO) started their business as so called single family offices, where the family owns the FO and serves only the owner...

What Do I Do When my Current Attorney is Pushing me into a Settlement I Don’t Feel is Adequate?

When you hire an attorney to pursue a personal injury claim on your behalf, you expect that lawyer to make sure you get all the money you...

The Perils of Do-it-Yourself Internet Law

There is an unmistakable trend revealing itself in growing numbers of new cases: the “Instant Internet Lawyer.” This term refers to a growing...

Are Verbal Agreements Binding?

  By HG.org
Verbal agreements are contracts even though they were not memorialized in a writing. Assuming that the contract is valid, the verbal agreement...

62% Take 121 Days to Settle Invoices

The Queen’s Speech confirmed a new Conservative Enterprise Bill which, for most SMEs, cannot come into play soon enough! The bill is aimed to...

5 Easy Steps to Derail Your Attorney/Client Relationship

When clients come to me for legal advice, I assume they will consider my advice, if not follow it. However, for sake of argument, let’s say you...

Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) in Egypt

Legal process outsourcing is the process of obtaining legal support in different areas of practice from an outside law firm or legal support...

Accidental Violations of Court Orders

  By HG.org
Many clients come to attorneys when they have accidentally violated a court order. Whether due to an accident or misunderstanding, the...

Top 5 Qualities of a Good Lawyer

To become a lawyer is to become a man/woman of many hats. Law schools will teach you some of the skills you need, but they can't teach...

Is It Legal to Keep Abandoned Personal Possessions?

  By HG.org
Anyone who has ever found someone else's wallet has probably experienced that momentary moral dilemma of deciding whether to return the wallet...

After a Riot, Who Pays for the Damage?

  By HG.org
Riots have erupted all over the United States in recent years, often in the wake of racial tensions created by police activities. Often...

What is Tort Reform?

  By HG.org
The term “tort reform” has been a favorite in the news for years, but what does it really mean? What is a tort, why does it need to be reformed,...

Documents Mistakenly Disclosed: Litigation Privilege

When will the courts disallow the use of documents that have been fraudulently or mistakenly obtained? A recent case in the UK has given useful...

What Are the Conditions Needed to Qualify for a Pro Bono Lawyer?

  By HG.org
Lawyers can be very expensive. They are highly trained professionals with in-demand skills that make them able to charge increasingly high fees...

What is the Difference Between an Attorney and a Paralegal?

  By HG.org
When preparing to deal with legal matters, many people experience concern over the expense associated with using an attorney. As a result, many...

What to Expect when Meeting Your Attorney for the First Time

Despite what some popular jokes insinuate to the contrary, lawyers are people, too. They understand that it’s common for potential clients to be...

How Do Attorneys Charge for their Work?

  By HG.org
When a person needs to hire an attorney, one of the first questions he or she asks is how much it will cost. Different attorneys charge...

When Do I Need a Lawyer?

  By HG.org
With a variety of self-help forms and resources available to individuals today, it may be tempting to attempt to do legal work yourself and...

Questions to ask a Small Business Lawyer Before Hiring

  By HG.org
Small business lawyers play a vital role in the formation and retention of a business. They are also a source of trust and expertise for small...

How to Respond to a Subpoena

  By HG.org
A subpoena is a court-ordered mandate telling a person to show up in court or a deposition at a certain time or to provide a party of a case...

Can a Joint Account Be Garnished?

  By HG.org
When a creditor wants to ensure that it will quickly receive the funds that it is due, it may go after any funds or assets that it can get its...

What is a Retainer Agreement in Personal Injury Claims?

During the initial meeting between the personal injury lawyer and the victim or a car accident, the types of services that will be provided and...

Discovery and Depositions in Germany

Taking depositions in Germany can be easy with the proper planning and scheduling.

Claims of Lawsuit Abuse Are Not Backed Up by the Facts

To hear some critics tell it, Illinois is overrun with too many lawsuits. Travis Akin, of the group Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW), claims...

Can I Break Up and Fire My Attorney?

  By HG.org
Sometimes despite an attorney’s best intentions, he or she may find that a client is not happy with the services provided. In many situations, a...

Implementation of Infrastructure and Facilities in Handling Household Waste in Indonesia

  By Leks&Co
Provisions of law concerning Management of Household Waste are regulated in Government Regulation Number 81 of 2012. To implement certain...

The Tao of Discovery

More than two thousand years ago, the Chinese warrior-philosopher Sun-Tzu wrote a treatise on military strategy called The Art of War. Since...

Will my Designated Beneficiary Receive the Proceeds from my Life Insurance Policy?

The answer should be yes, but if you have had major life events in your family, such as births, adoptions, divorce, marriage, or deaths, your...

CA Hwy 74 Motorcycle Injuries, Fatalities and Vehicles Going Over the Side

The stretch of Hwy 74 that runs from Palm Desert toward Mountain Center and then toward Idyllwild as Hwy 243, is a scenic paradise with views of...

CA Hwy 86 Injuries and Fatalities, Once Again a Killer Highway

Hwy 86 runs from Interstate 10 to Calexico. It passes through Indio, Thermal, Brawley and El Centro. Once known as “The Killer Highway,”...

I-10 Big Rig Crashes and Tractor-Trailer Rollovers in the Coachella Valley

The truck speed limit on the I-10 through the Coachella Valley is 55 mph. Most truckers drive through the valley at faster speeds. It would be...

Distracted Holiday Shoppers Causing Car Accidents and Pedestrian Injuries

It’s that time of year, Christmas, that dangerous time in California for drivers and pedestrians which accident attorneys and insurance...

Cathedral City CA Hit and Run Accidents and Fatalities, a Coachella Valley Tragedy

The families of hit and run victims in Cathedral City and their attorneys just want answers. How can a bicyclist be hit by a hit and run...

The Christmas Tort, For Christmas Dishes You’ve Had to Eat and Lies You Were Told

It’s time to give personal injury lawyers a tort that can improve the lives of people at Christmas. How long are family members going to suffer...

Twentynine Palms Marine Accidents and Fatalities on CA Hwy 62, The Killer Highway - A Personal Injury Tragedy

At least 182 people have died on CA Hwy 62 since 2002. More than 90 lives have been lost since 2007. The risks of dying on Hwy 62 make this...

My Kid Got Arrested, What Now? Choosing a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Designed to provide parents with specific things to consider before choosing a criminal defense lawyer to represent his/her child who has been...

My Kid Got Arrested, What Now? The Pennsylvania Criminal Process For Parents

Designed to provide parents with general information about the Pennsylvania criminal process in the event that their child has been charged with...

Paternity Suit in Turkey Under Turkish Family Law

Paternity Suits in Turkey under Turkish Family Law. Results of Paternity suits will enable the mother to request financial support from the...

Is it Worth it to Pursue my Case?

In both evaluations – winning and execution evaluations- there must be a good channel of coordination between the plaintiff, which is the...

Recognition of a Foreign Judgment and Public Policy Requirement

Do you have court order from court of your country that you wish to seek recognition of it in Turkey, but you are concerned that it might not be...

I Would Like to Change My Defense Lawyer. How Can I Do This?

  By HG.org
At times, a criminal defendant may find that he or she is not satisfied with the attorney that was hired for one reason or another. Generally...

I Have a Legal Question – Who Can Help Me?

  By HG.org
Each day that goes by may present a unique legal problem. You may have a dispute with a neighbor regarding differing opinions on the boundary....

How to Confirm a Lawyer Accreditation

  By HG.org
Lawyers may receive accreditation to practice law or to practice in a particular area. While lawyers may focus in particular areas, state ethic...

I Cannot Pay for a Lawyer. What Should I Do?

  By HG.org
Most people do not anticipate that they will need an attorney and as such do not save for such an expensive need. While many lawyers charge...

Up Close and Personal: The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“the Act”) came into force on 15 November 2013. With it, businesses in Malaysia are now faced...

Expunctions in Texas

A criminal record can have far-reaching consequences, even if the criminal charges do not result in a conviction. Fortunately, Texas law...

What to Do if a Default Judgment is Taken Against You

A default judgment is a judgment that is taken against someone that’s been sued when the person sued (defendant) is served with a lawsuit but...

Lessor Beware: Estoppel by Deed in Oil and Gas Leases Comes to Pennsylvania

This case illustrates the critical need of a grantor to know the exact extent of his or her ownership interest when conveying an ownership or...

Guidance by the Ministry of Justice on Apostille and Cyprus Public Documents

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order, which is the public authority designated as a Central Authority for the purpose of implementation of...


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