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Tax Evasion: Voluntary Disclosure Relieves Pressure on Tax Evaders

December 19, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Untaxed illicit earnings in foreign clandestine accounts are preying on the minds of more and more tax evaders. A voluntary declaration can ensure they sleep easy again.

Have a Car Accident Lawyer by Your Side when Dealing with Insurance Companies

December 18, 2014     By King Aminpour Law Firm
After being injured in an accident an insurance company will try to give you the least amount possible as compensation for the damages to your vehicle and compensation for your injuries.

Find a Car Accident Lawyer Near You to Help with Your Insurance Claim

December 18, 2014     By King Aminpour Law Firm
After being struck by another driver adrenaline is most likely coursing through your veins and you may not be able to think clearly. You also may not be able to feel the full effects of the injuries you may have sustained during the accident. For these reasons and many others you should avoid making any type of initial statement to your insurance company or the insurance company of the individual at fault for the accident.

How Will A DWI Affect My Job?

December 18, 2014     By Minick Law, PC
The implications that a DWI charge can have on your employment.

Can I Represent Myself in a Criminal Case?

December 18, 2014     By Minick Law, PC
Explaining the process of representing oneself in a criminal case, and outlining the risks involved with doing so.

Optimise Corporation Tax

December 18, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Corporation tax is a type of income tax for legal persons, e.g. corporations. It is for this reason that some of the rules of income tax are applied to its taxation.

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

December 17, 2014     By DiCindio Law, LLC
Designed to provide parents with specific things to consider before choosing a criminal defense lawyer to represent his/her child who has been charged with a crime.

Overview on New Immigration Policies through November 2014 Executive Actions

December 17, 2014     By HG.org
On November 20 and 21, 2014, President Barack Obama announced an overhaul of the immigration system through a series of executive actions. The actions established new immigration programs, changed guidelines for existing programs and created new proposals for visas.

Can a Minor Enter into a Contract?

December 17, 2014     By HG.org
Yes, a minor can legally enter into a contract. However, whether the contract is enforceable will depend on a number of factors.

Tax Evasion: Small Mistakes in Voluntary Declaration Can Have Serious Repercussions

December 17, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Voluntary declarations leading to immunity serve as an incentive to return to a state of legal tax affairs, yet they will only succeed if they are error-free.

DUI Defenses

December 16, 2014     By HG.org
If you were pulled over during a holiday or any other time of year, you may have been arrested for DUI. However, there are several defenses that a criminal defense attorney may raise to protect you from a conviction.

How Can I Get Divorced in One State When My Spouse Lives in Another State?

December 16, 2014     By HG.org
Getting a divorce becomes more complicated when spouses no longer live in the same state. In some situations, a spouse has moved to another state right after the couple recently separated. In other cases, the spouses have continued separate lives in different states for several years. Even if spouses live in different states, they can still get divorced.

Criminal Tax Law: High Penalties For Tax Evasion in Germany

December 16, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
German tax law is complex and constantly changing. It is therefore easy to unwittingly render oneself guilty of tax evasion. The consequences can be drastic penalties.

Can I be Terminated if I am Disabled and Collecting Workers' Compensation Benefits in New York?

December 16, 2014     By Brune Law Office
My clients are often surprised to learn that even after devoting many years of loyalty to a company, that he or she is subject to termination, even after suffering a work related injury.

Patient Safety Initiatives Needed to Address Medical Malpractice

December 15, 2014     By Briskman Briskman & Greenberg
Medical malpractice is a national crisis, killing more than 200,000 people each year by some estimates.

Attack on GoDaddy Highlights Importance of Employee Security Training

December 15, 2014     By Evidence Solutions, Inc.
An employee of the website hosting and Internet domain registrar, GoDaddy was tricked into giving a Black hat hacker information that could allow the hacker to take over customer’s domain names. This incident further illustrates that employees can be the weakest link in an organizations security.

What Is Anticipatory Repudiation?

December 15, 2014     By HG.org
When a person indicates that he or she is not planning to perform his or her obligations under the contract, this is considered anticipatory repudiation. The party who was not planning to breach the contract can use anticipatory repudiation in order to seek remedies against the other party.

Suspension and Deferral of Deportations: A Band-Aid Covering the Tumor

December 15, 2014     By The Law Office of Russell S. Babcock
Congress and President Obama have both taken recent steps in passing two measures that move in the right direction to solve the immigration crisis in the United States.

Is a Claim on a Directors and Officers Policy Made as a Consumer or Business in the UK?

December 15, 2014     By Wright Hassall
The Financial Ombudsmen Service (“FOS”) resolves disputes between consumers and businesses. So if you want to complain about a Directors & Officers policy, clearly a ‘business’ policy, even if you are claiming in what appears to be a personal capacity, does that fall within the jurisdiction? FOS thought yes, but the broker against whom the director complained in this case asked the Court to review FOS’s jurisdiction.

Adoption of Ukrainian Children by Foreigners

December 15, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
There are more than 25,000 of children living in orphanages in Ukraine. Of course, all of them want to find a carrying family and loving parents. Not only Ukrainians can give them such an opportunity to find home, but also residents of other countries can do. Fortunately, Ukraine is loyal to adoption of children by foreigners.

Tax Evasion: Tightening Up Of Voluntary Declarations Has Cash Tills Ringing

December 15, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
The planned tightening up of voluntary declarations supposedly has cash registers ringing. Die Welt reports that this will apparently entail additional revenues of around 15 million euros a year.

The Collection of Biometric Personal Data of Foreigners Entering Russia

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
Russian president signed a decree on November 24, 2014 "On the collection of biometric personal data of foreign citizens and stateless persons." According to the decree on December 10, 2014 will be introduced the collection of biometric personal data of foreign citizens and stateless persons when making visa to enter Russia or transit visa to travel through the territory of the Russian Federation.

Principle of Reciprocity in Relations between Russia and Foreign States will be Established

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
A draft law on the proposed legislation enshrines the principle of reciprocity in relations between the Russian Federation and foreign states are considered by the State Duma.

New Order of Sharing Personal Income Tax of Foreign Employees in Russia

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
The procedure for the payment of personal income tax on income for foreign employees has been clarified. Russian president signed a federal law on November 24, 2014 № 374-FZ "On Amendments to Article 50 and 56 of the Budget Code of the Russian Federation".

Russia Establishes Quotas for Temporary Residence Permits

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
The Russian government has determined quotas for foreign citizens and stateless persons for temporary residence permits in the Russian Federation in 2015.

A New Procedure for Notifying the Federal Migration Service in Russia on Attracting and Using Highly Qualified Specialists

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
From 1 January 2015, the procedure for notifying authorities about attracting and using highly qualified specialists will be changed.

Mandatory Biometric Registration in Russia?

December 15, 2014     By Levine Bridge Law Firm
The State Duma was sent a draft law on mandatory biometric registration of citizens of Russia. According to the authors of the draft law, mandatory biometric registration will allow getting away from the practice of presenting identity documents and will allow solving problems in the law and in the social sphere in time.

Can I Get a Divorce in One State if My Spouse Is in Another State?

December 14, 2014     By HG.org
Yes, but the amount of relief that you can receive may be limited by the circumstances of your case. Courts may not be able to make valid decisions pertaining to certain aspects of the divorce, depending on the location of the subject matter and jurisdictional issues.

What Is an Attractive Nuisance?

December 14, 2014     By HG.org
An attractive nuisance is a dangerous condition on a person’s property that attracts children onto the property and puts their safety in danger. Landowners who have an attractive nuisance on their property are held to a higher duty to protect children. If an attractive nuisance is found to have injured a child on the landowner’s property, the landowner may be required to pay for the damages that resulted, even if the child was technically trespassing.

What Is Deferred Action for Parental Accountability?

December 14, 2014     By HG.org
On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced the implementation of a new program called “Deferred Action for Parental Accountability” through an executive order. The program is similar to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and provides temporary immigration relief for otherwise law-abiding citizens.

What Are the Rules Regarding Unconstitutional Searches?

December 14, 2014     By HG.org
The United States Constitution provides protection for individuals from illegal searches and seizures. Whether a search is constitutional depends on the particular circumstances of the case.

Paternity Suit in Turkey Under Turkish Family Law

December 12, 2014     By Cindemir Law Office
Paternity Suits in Turkey under Turkish Family Law. Results of Paternity suits will enable the mother to request financial support from the father.

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

December 12, 2014     By DiCindio Law, LLC
Designed to provide parents with general information about the Pennsylvania criminal process in the event that their child has been charged with a crime.

Shipping and Maritime: Costs Following Hijacking of Vessels

December 12, 2014     By Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
A vessel was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden by Somali pirates. Unfortunately for cargo owners and insurers, the High Court in the UK has ruled that additional classes of expense - including wages paid to crew, and bunkers consumed during the period of the hijack - could be recovered by ship owners from cargo interests.

Gift Tax in Germany: Make Use of Room for Manoeuvre

December 12, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
The state looks to profit even from gifts, levying gift tax as soon as the tax allowance is exceeded. There are, however, different possible arrangements in connection with gift tax.

The Exclusionary Rule in Thai Criminal Procedure

December 11, 2014     By Siam Legal International
Section 226 of the Thai Criminal Procedure Code of B.E. 2477 (1934) prohibits, in a criminal case, the admission of evidence that is obtained by unlawful means.

Commercial Disputes: Challenging Expert Reports

December 11, 2014     By Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
In what circumstances can a party to a commercial contract challenge an expert’s report? The UK’s Court of Appeal has handed down an important ruling in a case in which it examined the relevant principles that apply when a party challenges an expert’s report(1).

Challenges of Winter Driving in Rhode Island

December 11, 2014     By d'Oliveira & Associates
Winter driving can be extremely difficult, especially here in Rhode Island. Our proximity to the ocean constantly opens up the possibility of huge storms, blizzards and nor'easters. This closeness also influences frequent temperature changes with many freeze-thaw cycles throughout the winter months. Such a weather pattern makes roads slippery and riddled with potholes, contributing to more treacherous conditions for drivers.

Spain to Reduce the Non-Resident Income Tax Rate in 2015

Beginning in 2015, the general rate will be 24% instead of the current rate of 24.75%.

The Spanish Government Grants a ‘’Second Chance’’ to Non-Resident Pensioners

Included in the Draft Tax Reform of Income Tax Law for Non-residents is a significant modifying rule that could be described as a "second chance" to allow those non-residents who have not declared foreign pensions received to rectify the situation.

Factors a Car Accident Lawyer Looks For to Determine the Winnability of a Case

December 11, 2014     By Law Office of Mark H. Cibula
Car accidents are generally scary and stressful situations to find yourself in, no matter how major or minor they might be. However, when you also have to worry about recouping costs for medical bills, lost wages, property damage and anything else you owe as a result, it makes the hardship much more difficult to manage on your own. That’s where the knowledge and assistance of an experienced car accident lawyer really comes in handy.

Inherited Illegal Earnings – Voluntary Disclosure Can Help

December 11, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Heirs must file an inheritance tax declaration with the tax authorities. If the estate includes illicit earnings, these must be reported immediately.

Seniors Should be Cautious When Purchasing Deferred Annuities

December 10, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Financial Conduct Authority says the deferred annuities market is messy, so seniors and elders need to be more careful when buying.

Commercial Disputes: Specific Performance

December 10, 2014     By Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
If a party to a commercial contract is in breach of its obligations, the court may order specific performance – but not necessarily. In a recent case(1), the UK’s Technology and Construction Court (TCC) considered the circumstances in which the court will order specific performance of a contractual obligation.

Notice Period of Resignation for Directors in Malaysia

December 10, 2014     By JK LIM Advocates & Solicitors
There is always the beginning and the end. Upon being appointed as directors, many of these directors may not be aware of the requisite notice period of resignation from their high office.

Voluntary Declaration: Hessen Not Ruling Out Further Purchase of CDs on Tax Evaders

December 10, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
The pressure on tax evaders continues to rise. Since North Rhine-Westphalia announced an additional purchase of CDs on tax evaders, Hessen is now also not ruling out this option.

Three Things You Need to Know About Business Formation in Thailand

December 9, 2014     By Thai International Law Firm Co., Ltd.
In Thailand, business formation in Thailand is very expensive in order to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by the government. Many might have expected that it is going to be cheap, but it is more of a hassle than one could anticipate.

Drug Crimes in Colorado

December 9, 2014     By Hebets & McCallin, PC
Colorado law widely regulates the use of medicinal drugs and outright bans the use of most harmful non-medicinal drugs.

Patent Enforcement and Litigation in Israeli Court Proceedings

December 9, 2014     By Reif & Reif, Law Offices and Notary
Patents are regularly enforced by courts in Israel. As soon as your patent is registered, you can begin to enforce it. Once the patent has been registered, you can sue anyone that has infringed the patent at any time since it was filed.

What Personal Property is Exempt from Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Texas?

December 9, 2014     By Allmand Law Firm PLLC
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy allows debtors to retain all their exempt properties although the ones that are not exempt are typically turned over to the trusties of the chapter. Such pieces of property are usually sold and the proceeds distributed to the creditors. What applies in Texas?

Who Owns the Nursing Homes in California?

December 9, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
When moving your loved one into a nursing home, you want the best. Except, that info isn't readily available to the public.

International Tax Law: Avoiding Double Taxation

December 9, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Due to the advancing pace of globalisation, international tax law is becoming increasingly more important. This affects private individuals, but especially internationally operating businesses.

A Tax Avoidance Approach to Disgorgement Generates a Win for the SEC

December 8, 2014     By Fulcrum Inquiry
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has been awarded a substantial win in its civil enforcement action against Samuel Wyly and Donald R. Miller, Jr. as the Independent Executor of the Will and Estate of Charles J. Wyly Jr. (the “Wylys”).

The Divorce Process: Decide or Have the Decision Made for You

December 8, 2014     By Demmel Law Office, LLC
Decide or have the decision made for you. This phrase applies to pretty much everything in the area of family law. You can’t make any decisions for anyone else, but you can decide how you’re going to approach these challenges. If you don’t decide how you’re going to approach these difficulties, the decision will be made for you.

Labor Permits in Albania

December 8, 2014     By LPA Law Firm
Persons who are not Albanian citizens and wish to work in Albania need a work permit issued by the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth.

Surviving During the Holidays in a Divorce or Legal Separation

December 8, 2014     By Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, PC
In Illinois, there are parents with physical custody of the children, often referred to as residential custody, and there are non-residential custodial parents with visitation rights. In any divorce in which the parties are parents, often, divorce lawyers will tell you that the primary issue is often the division of visitation time with the kids. The most sought after parenting time is during the holidays when families are expected to be together and the kids are not in school.

Tarrant County Traffic Tickets Disputed in Court

December 8, 2014     By Jack Byno, Attorney at Law
Every day in Tarrant County, Texas, traffic tickets are written to drivers who are caught violating traffic law, including by speeding. Whether you hold a Class C driver's license or CDL, if you have been issued a traffic citation by police, you must either challenge your violation or plead guilty to it by the date it is due. A traffic ticket lawyer may help you dispute your ticket, but a warrant may be issued for you if you instead allow it to go past due.

Contracting the Petroleum Operations Under Turkish Petroleum Law

December 8, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
As exception to liberty of contracting and unlike a number of other industries, Turkey's petroleum industry imposes certain obligations to petroleum right owners in contracting the conduct of the petroleum operations. At the first glance this seems that it aims to strengthen the management of hazards by enhancing the safety however the liability imposed to petroleum right owners in case of contracting the operations still remains unclear in terms of limitation.

Alternative Investment Funds in Cyprus

December 8, 2014     By A. Danos & Associates LLC
The Alternative Investment Funds Law of 2014 was enacted by the parliament on the 10th of July 2014 and entered into force on the 27th of July 2014.

Special Immigrant Juveniles Status (SIJS) Eligibility & Process

December 8, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Special Immigrant Juveniles Status, commonly known as SIJS, is a federal law that allows certain undocumented children to get legal permanent residency in the United States. Below, we discuss this complex immigration process and the requirements in detail.

Transfer and Granting of Rights under Turkish Petroleum Law

December 8, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
Especially after the drop in oil prices the companies that are in early stage of their investments have begun to get position aiming to turn into an advantageous investment and started to look to what extent the regulations allow them to transfer and grant their rights under Turkish Petroleum Law. This may be deemed also as an exit strategy for some from operational perspective as it parallels with the tendency around the world and has direct relation with oil prices.

Tax Law: Key To A Closed Book

December 8, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
For many people, tax law is a closed book. Expert help is frequently necessary in order to pay taxes correctly and at the same time avoid giving away too much money.

FATCA: Cayman Islands Investment Entities Should Act Before Upcoming Registration Deadline

December 7, 2014     By Loeb Smith & Brady
The broad scope of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“US FATCA ”) introduced by the United States (“US”) and the implementation of that broad scope of application into Cayman Islands law means that it is very important for Cayman Islands domiciled entities to each undertake an assessment of whether or not it is a Financial Institution under Cayman Islands law for the purposes of US FATCA.

Residence Permit in Albania

December 7, 2014     By LPA Law Firm
Foreigners who wish to reside in Albania on a long-term basis (in any case more than three months within each six-month period) are issued a residence permit.

Immigration in Albania

December 7, 2014     By LPA Law Firm
Legislative framework and general principles in Albania.

How Can I Get a Criminal Conviction off My Record?

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
Criminal convictions are often discovered by potential employers and landlords upon completing a background check. A conviction can follow a person around for his or her lifetime in some cases. Seeking to expunge or seal your criminal record may help this information to be removed from the public eye. However, it may not completely remove the conviction from a person’s criminal record.

Can I Sue if I Am Injured on Private Property?

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
If a person is injured on the private property that belongs to another, he or she may be able to sue for the damages that he or she sustained. The ability to recover will depend on state laws regarding premises liability and the relative duty of the host and guest.

Company Formation in Russia

December 7, 2014     By Egorov, Mazavina, Petrov And Partners
A brief description of corporate vehicles commonly used for doing business in Russia.

What Is Deferred Action?

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
Deferred action is the exercise of prosecutorial discretion for certain law enforcement agencies and governmental entities, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. There are several reasons why deferred action may be exercised.

What Are My Rights Under Community Property Distribution?

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
While the majority of states require that assets be distributed in an equitable division upon divorce, community property states view all property that was accumulated during the marriage to be the equal property of both spouses.

What Can I Do if I Dispute Legal Fees from My Attorney?

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
If you have received a bill from your attorney and believe that the fee is too high or if you anticipate that this situation will arise, there are a few ways that you can handle this situation to provide a resolution that you are comfortable with.

Innocent Infringer Trademark Defense in Israel?

December 7, 2014     By Reif & Reif, Law Offices and Notary
Israel's Supreme Court recently found that trademark infringement in Israel should not be attributed to an importer who did not knowingly order counterfeit goods, had no intention of buying counterfeit goods, and was the innocent victim of a scam.

Planned Obsolescence - Shouldn't Be an Offense Punishable like Any Deception

December 7, 2014     By HG.org
Planned obsolescence occurs when a product designer creates a design that is meant to phase out after a certain period of time. This makes the product have a lifespan of a limited duration, often influencing consumers to upgrade to a more expensive model. Many times, the product fizzles out just after the warranty period.

Parallel Import in Israel

December 7, 2014     By Reif & Reif, Law Offices and Notary
Israel's Supreme Court has just handed down a watershed ruling in relation to the question of parallel import in Israel. In addition to re-affirming the existing common law, which permit parallel import, the Supreme Court clarified many do's and dont's relating to this kind of activity, thereby painting a fairly clear picture of what will, and will not, be permitted in Israel.

Requirements for Naturalization

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Becoming a naturalized citizen can be a challenging process but if you meet any or all of the below guidelines the process can become much simpler. We have detailed what to consider when trying to obtain your naturalized citizen when the time comes.

Divorce in Texas

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
When you are considering a divorce, much less going through the process, it can be the absolute most difficult time in your life. That is why it is so important to know what your options are and to come up with a plan based on the advice of an experienced attorney.

Why Everyone Should Have a Will

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Everyone should have a will to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes. Since the purpose of a will is to make clear your final wishes, it is important to consult a professional during this process to ensure this complicated process produces a clear and concise, legal document.

Which Business Entity is Right for You?

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
There are many different types of business entities, each having their own advantages and disadvantages. This article intends to define and explain some of the most common entities. Since people have different goals and circumstances, it is important for one to know which option is the best fit for his or her business.

Duties and Role of an Executor

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Your friend calls you up one day and says that he is writing his will. He asks if you will be willing to serve as executor. What should you say? Before you answer that question, you should know about the duties you will be responsible for if you choose to act as executor. Let's discuss what you should consider.

Tax Implications Depending on Immigration Status

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Tax implications on certain immigrants and non-immigrants.

Employment-Based Permanent Residence Process

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
One method of obtaining permanent residency in the U.S. is through the Employment-Based Permanent Residence Process (“EBPRP”) or in other words: through an employer. Once you have an employer that is interested in your skills and in sponsoring you, then the EBPRP may begin. Obtaining your permanent residence through an employer usually takes three (3) phases: Labor certification; Immigrant visa petition; and application for permanent residence.

Things to Consider When Buying a Franchise

December 5, 2014     By Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC
Buying a franchise can be an immensely profitable business opportunity. You can sell goods and services that have instant name recognition, and get training and support that can help you succeed. However, buying a franchise is no guarantee of success. Here is some useful information about franchises to consider before you decide to purchase one.

The Family Grows Bigger - The Definition of Related Parties Expands

December 5, 2014     By Jalsovszky Law Firm
The recently adopted tax law changes significantly expand the definition of related parties. As of 2015 not only those companies will qualify as related parties which are connected in their ownership chain, but also those with an overlap in their management. As a result, the number of transactions where parties have to apply arm’s length pricing will increase. The new definition may, however, cause uncertainties as well.

Secure Securitisations in Malta

December 5, 2014     By CSB Advocates
Securitisation transactions in Malta, that is the raising of capital through the transfer of assets and risk from the transferee (“Originator”) to special purpose vehicles (“SPVs”) and converting the same into financial instruments issued by the latter, are regulated by the Securitisation Act (Chapter 484 of the Laws of Malta) (“Act”).

Germany Tax Evasion: Only Those Who Take Notice of the Details Pertaining to Voluntary Declarations Emerge Unpunished

December 5, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
It is a misapprehension to believe that a voluntary declaration automatically leads to immunity following tax evasion. Strict rules apply for voluntary disclosure.

China's New Environment Law

December 4, 2014     By MMLC Group
Within less than a month, the latest amended “Environment Protection Law” in China will become effective. The said Law was passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress this April after three years’ amending process.

Understanding Uninsured and Underinsured Coverage for Car Accidents

December 4, 2014     By d'Oliveira & Associates
An uninsured motorist is a driver who does not have a valid auto insurance policy. Under Rhode Island law, it is illegal to operate a vehicle without auto insurance.

Connecticut Elder Abuse on the Rise

December 4, 2014     By Richard H. Raphael, Attorney at Law
We all want the best for our loved ones. Most of us would give anything to give back to our parents in their old age what they have given to us growing up. Unfortunately, some families have members that do not respect the relationship with their elders, and may take advantage of them in a vulnerable condition.

Debt recovery process in Poland

December 4, 2014     By Dudkowiak & Kopec Law Firm
If you have a debtor in Poland you will probably need to face standard debt recover process with your Polish lawyer. Before doing so you may have a look at the stages and court fees that you will have to cover in order to find a way to justice.

European Securities and Markets Authority Issues Consultation Paper on Asset Segregation

December 4, 2014     By CSB Advocates
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently published a consultation paper on the asset segregation requirements under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Tax Evasion: Federal Government Passes Stricter Rules For Voluntary Disclosure in Germany

December 4, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
On September 24, the federal government adopted a tightening of the rules for voluntary disclosure in the event of tax evasion. Amounts shall only remain unpunished up to 25,000 EUR.

Business Valuation in Connecticut Divorce

December 3, 2014     By The Prince Law Group, LLC
When a previously married couple files for divorce, their property must be equitably distributed between the former spouses. Usually, the courts will follow what is known as an equitable distribution model to ensure fairness to both parties.

New Illinois Maintenance Law

December 3, 2014     By Mulyk, Laho & Mack, LLC
In every Illinois divorce, the family law court decides whether one spouse must pay maintenance, commonly referred to as spousal support, to the other side.

2014 Recalls Aimed at Infant Products

December 3, 2014     By Martinez & Schill LLP
Thousands of consumer products are recalled due to safety concerns every year. Every year, hundreds and even thousands of consumer products are recalled due to safety concerns. These products fall under a wide variety of categories, from automotive parts and products to kitchen goods, household accessories, pet toys and products, and children's products.

China's New Dedicated IP Courts

December 3, 2014     By MMLC Group
A look at the new IP courts that have been set up in China.

China's First-to-File Trademark System

December 3, 2014     By MMLC Group
A look at China's well known first-to-file system for trademark registration and how this system can be adjusted to a first-to-use system in certain cases to protect global trademark owners.

Unwarranted Drug Tests On Senior Citizens

December 3, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Senior citizens have been given certain unnecessary drug testing in a Medicare fraud scheme.

Understanding the Routes to Different Child Custody Situations in California

December 3, 2014     By The Law Office of Heather Cullen, APC
The Child Custody and Visitation Process in California. Divorcing parents in California control their own future when deciding child custody arrangements. That is if they are amicable and can come to an agreement.

5 First Steps to Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

December 3, 2014     By Venus Poe, Attorney at Law
Suffering a personal injury can be scary, but it is always important to try and keep calm. The steps you take following a personal injury can affect the amount of compensation that you will get after filling a personal injury claim.

Risk Of Discovery Continues To Increase – Return To A State Of Legal Tax Affairs Via Voluntary Declaration

December 3, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Owing to so-called group enquiries, German tax investigators are able to retroactively search for tax evaders in Switzerland up to February 1, 2013.

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