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Estate planning is the process of determining how to treat property upon a person’s death. This process is often complicated if a person has property in different states or countries.
When both parents of a child are willing to work out the support he or she receives, it is possible to modify the child support order put in place by the court. While the agreement between both mother and father may appear fair, it still must go before a judge.
Intentional infliction of emotional distress is a tort that allows for recovery when one person’s outrageous conduct results in severe emotional trauma to someone else. There must be specific elements that are met in order for the victim to recover compensation from the person who caused the distress.
March 24, 2017 By Ameli Inyangu & Partners
Voter bribery, if committed by a person vying for elective office adversely affects the consideration of elections as free and fair.
March 24, 2017 By Ameli Inyangu & Partners
This is what a first time buyer of land in Kenya needs to know before engaging in conveyancing.
March 24, 2017 By GRP Rainer LLP
Employers that wish to issue an employee with exceptional notice of dismissal need to be able to cite good cause for this action. Otherwise, the notice of dismissal is generally ineffective.
Business partnerships can be a favorable way to launch a business by combining a shared vision of the business, complimentary skills and capital from multiple sources. However, many business partnerships end on bad terms. In many cases, this is due to the business partners failing to plan or making preventable mistakes.
When an accident occurs, the victim usually must deal with at least one insurance company to resolve the matter. This could be through an interview, through a statement requested and an investigation into the matter may transpire to ensure the proper settlement is provided.
When someone has been accused of committing crime and is in need of a lawyer, he or she is permitted either a public defender or a privately hired lawyer as per the Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
If you are being investigated by the Child Protection services there are a few things that you should do to protect yourself and your child to the best of your ability.
CPS decoded: CPS stands for Child Protective Services and is the governmental agency that is responsible for providing child protection. They usually respond to complaints about child abuse or neglect.
March 23, 2017 By GRP Rainer LLP
Manufacturers are allowed to make non-binding price recommendation, but they cannot issue merchants with price specifications. Otherwise, they are in breach of antitrust law.
New Jersey constituted an anti bullying law in 2002 that was one of the first to be initiated, in 2003 New Jersey and 14 other states passed the anti-bullying laws with most of the states forming the laws, due to the vast number of high school shooting being conducted during the period of 1990s.
In New Jersey, the goal is to protect those people who are most vulnerable.
Divorces are never easy. Aside from the emotional aspects of it that are always difficult to deal with, there are many practical things to consider after a divorce is complete that few people think about until it actually becomes a problem.
Much like at the federal level, sexual harassment is prohibited by the state of New Jersey. It is quite important for you to know your rights in case you become a victim of sexual harassment.
Custody of children is always a complicated situation. Especially when it comes to cases of interstate custody and the laws surrounding it.
There are a number of ways in which real estate lawyers are able to transfer property from one owner to another. This is called conveyancing and is a legal means of property transfer.
There are several types of litigation possible involving real estate deals. It is when there are construction disputes that these matters become more complicated.
When the creator of a trade secret must do business with another business, it is important that the secrets that are often disclosed to other business are protected as much as possible.
March 22, 2017 By Nicoll Davis & Spinella, LLP
On February 27, 2017, for the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court discussed social media in the context of the First Amendment, recognizing social media as “a crucially important channel of political communication,” arguably deserving of First Amendment protection.
March 22, 2017 By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, PC
Even before the new administration took office in January, there has been concern over the future of the 2014 federal order that provides workplace protection rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
March 22, 2017 By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, PC
A recent study suggests that tech giants like Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google may have a long way to go when it comes to programming their bots against sexual stereotypes and harassment.
March 21, 2017 By Lyons & Associates
When a grandparent plays an integral role in a child’s life, that relationship is often an important source of love, support, and stability, particularly if the child’s parents are divorced.
March 21, 2017 By Jeffrey S. Gross, Attorney at Law
The most basic principle of Workers’ Compensation law is that if an employee is injured on the job, he/she has the right to compensation for medical bills, medications, transportation, and about two-thirds of lost wages.
March 21, 2017 By Herren Law
When you or a loved one joined the military, you, like thousands of other veterans, dedicated everything to your service, giving the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, etc. your 110%. Nevertheless, the VA is notorious for inefficiencies when getting disabled veterans their much-needed benefits. Despite your dedication, that may have left you disabled, the VA all-too-often rates the severity of a disability lower than it should be, or the VA takes way too long.
March 21, 2017 By Galfand Berger LLP
A line of toys manufactured by internet-based company, CloudPets, has left the personal information of nearly 800,000 consumers exposed to hackers everywhere.
March 21, 2017 By Donald C. Barrett, P.A.
Florida law treats DUI charges as criminal offenses, and anyone charged with DUI should immediately seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Even though the evidence may seem strong in a given case, a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney may explore a variety of factual and legal issues to obtain a favorable result.
March 21, 2017 By Bohrer & Lukeman
Though the number of major airline accidents have diminished in recent years, in-flight turbulence-related injuries have increased, in part due to overworked flight crews and inadequate enforcement of safety protocols.
Child support sometimes takes years to collect when absentee parents intentionally shirk from their responsibilities or take time to catch up to the obligations of a court order. If a child who was the subject of support is now an adult and an existing support order is in place, questions can arise as to whether the child should be entitled to the support.
When a neighbor is being a nuisance, there are some instances where the person affected may file a claim against them. This is often seen when the nuisance affects the quality of life, the value of property or may injury someone through illness or bodily harm.
When property owners have disputes with others over trees, creeks, cattle crossing and other matters, it is important to know what the property line is that exists on the land.
March 21, 2017 By John D. Lloyd, PhD, CPE
Human injury is complicated. If we lived our lives inside a protective bubble then, one day experienced an incident, it may be relatively simple to ascribe any injuries to the traumatic event. But that is typically not the case.
Personal injury claims are almost always restricted for filing by a time limitation based on the state and the injury being claimed. The circumstances surrounding the incident may allow for certain extensions, but the time frame to file for a claim is often controlled by what is known as a statute of limitations.
Insurance policies are often purchased for home, car, life with work, medical and when a something else is needed. Some of these are to protect in case something happens.
March 21, 2017 By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA
When a patient is admitted to the hospital for surgery, his or her life is literally in the hands of the surgeon who is performing the procedure.
Purchasing Immovable Property from Individuals in Russia: Why Marital Status of the Seller Is Important
March 21, 2017 By Mosgo & Partners Law Firm
When buying immovable property or shares in a company from an individual in Russia, one should take into account the potential rights of the seller’s spouse.
When there are business concerns that require the assistance of a lawyer, it is best to contact and then consult with a business legal representative.
Damage to the ligament is common when a car accident occurs. When an expert witness is needed for the case, this professional must determine how to evaluate the injury of the ligament and how it applies to the case.
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects a person that has a disability for employment, when in public establishments and from various forms of discrimination.
SME Internationalization: How to expand business to overseas markets.
Ski accident damage: compensation in civil and criminal matters.
Flat tax: What is it, how it works and benefits.
March 20, 2017 By Mirandah Asia
Singapore has recently announced a range of major changes to its patent system that will affect those seeking protection in a variety of ways.
March 20, 2017 By GRP Rainer LLP
The key arrangements between franchisees and franchisors are set out in the franchise agreement. For this reason, both parties ought to closely scrutinize this document.
March 20, 2017 By Yav & Associates
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the socio-economic evolution and international labor standards, certain provisions of the Law No. 015-2002 of 16 October 2002 establishing the Labor Code were inadequate, resulting in difficulties for their application. It has therefore proved necessary to bring them into line with realities. Hence the promulgation of Law No. 16/010 of 15 July 2016 amending and supplementing the Law No. 015-2002 on the Labor Code.
March 20, 2017 By Law Offices of Jef Henninger
New Jersey is not the easiest state to fight a parental alienation case. However, with the right strategy and the right attitude, you can win.
March 20, 2017 By Murphy Law Group, LLC
How Disabilities Are Covered Under Federal Law
March 20, 2017 By Apfelbaum Law
A non-compete agreement is a type of restrictive covenant that protects employers from employees leaving and setting up a competing business. For example, if you have a medical office that provides a service like radiology, dentistry, or optometry, you might want a non-compete agreement from your partners or employees. This agreement would protect your business from your head optometrist quitting, open his or her own eye clinic across the street, and taking many of your patients
March 20, 2017 By L. Reed Bloodworth
Did a client, vendor, bank, corporation or partner break a contract? Did you break a contract? When someone breaks a contract it's described as a breach. If you breached a contract you may have a valid reason. Or, are you the plaintiff in a breach? What should you do if you're the victim of a breach of contract?
Wills Must Be Respected in UK, as the Supreme Court Ruling on the Challenge by Heather Ilott Reminds Us
March 20, 2017 By Giambrone Law
The well documented case of Heather Ilott and her attempt to overturn her Mother’s will appears to have come to an end with the Supreme Court ruling that, whilst she may have be granted some money from her Mother’s estate, it is a far smaller sum than the Court of Appeal awarded.
March 20, 2017 By GRP Rainer LLP
GmbH shareholders can be represented by a proxy at the general meeting of the shareholders. In addition, it may be permissible according to a ruling of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Dresden [Higher Regional Court of Dresden] for them to bring an adviser along to the meeting.
EPA Investigation of Dodge RAM, Jeep Grand Cherokee Emissions Prompts Class Action Lawsuits Against Chrysler
March 20, 2017 By Heygood Orr & Pearson
The EPA has launched an investigation into potential emissions cheating by Chrysler on Dodge RAM and Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel models. A pair of class action lawsuits have been filed against Chrysler on behalf of drivers who purchased or leased one of the affected vehicles. Drivers who owned or leased affected Dodge RAM 1500 EcoDiesel, Dodge RAM 2500, Dodge RAM 3500, or Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel models may qualify to take legal action.
March 20, 2017 By Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C.
A wrongful death case can occur when a person is fatally injured as a result of another person or company’s negligence. Accidents such as medical malpractice or a car crash can constitute as a wrongful death claim. Our Middletown wrongful death lawyers answer some questions about these cases below.
There are several types of divorce proceedings and manners that couples decide to dissolve a relationship. One that provides a swifter conclusion is an uncontested divorce. The other that may cause extensive time, money and energy to resolve is a contested divorce.
Bicyclists are sometimes the reason a traffic accident occurs. While these incidents are not common, they may be catastrophic depending on the factors of the situation. If the bicyclist swerved into oncoming traffic, he or she may have just caused one vehicle to collide with another.
When a child has been adopted and told about this, he or she may feel like an entire world of possibilities is missing from his or her life. The idea of blood relatives may play on the mind until something is done.
The rights to minerals on land may be complicated when applied to inheritance or legal struggles. If there is a transfer of ownership, there could be several ways to transfer the rights.
Consumers and buyers of real estate are protected by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. When mortgage lenders, various servicers and brokers are involved in a deal, they must ensure certain disclosures are explained to these buyers about costs involved in purchasing the real estate.
March 18, 2017 By HG.org
As the number of elderly individuals increases in the general population, there is a greater number of persons entering nursing and assisted living facilities either of their own volition or due to family.
Workers’ compensation claims are processed through a company that has a package purchased to take the place of other plans when an employee becomes injured while working for a company. However, it is possible that a claim may be denied.
Frozen embryos are considered property by most states due to the both a lack of laws regarding the freezing and distribution of these embryos and the idea that they are not human until they are born.
New business owners can take steps during the initial stage of their business to protect their legal interest. The following tips can help a business owner start with a strong foundation.
March 17, 2017 By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, PC
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against disabled individuals in every aspect of public life.
March 17, 2017 By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
A recent ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court highlights the role of design defect plaintiffs in product liability litigation.
If you have assets that you want to pass onto spouse should anything happen to you then you may have considered a joint will.
If you have decided that divorce mediation is the way to go, then you will more than likely have already booked your first appointment.
March 17, 2017 By Abusaid Gómez & Asociados
After the 2016 tax reform that took place in Colombia one thing is clear. Duty Free Zones (DFZ) took the best portion of tax benefits and incentives, and undoubtedly became the most attractive vehicle for a foreign investor to do business in Colombia. Of course, the convenience of the DFZ also depends on whether the business model of the investor is adequate for DFZ, something that needs to be looked up closely, case by case.
There are many variants that can affect the amount that the non-resident parent is liable to pay towards the child’s/children’s upbringing which will mean that a friend or family member with the same amount of dependants may be paying a different amount.
What is a simple assault? Though the legal definition of simple assault varies from state to state, the broad base subscribes to it being an act of misdemeanor.
CPS or Child Protective Services is a government agency in the United States of America that mainly deals with cases of child abuse and neglect.
It is a common practice to place children in therapy, in case sexual abuse is alleged or suspected in a given situation.
In New Jersey you are not required by law to make a prenuptial agreement before marriage however it is advisable to do so.
Many child custody cases are heated and involve allegations from both sides lodged against each other. Having a private investigator can help tilt the evidence in one direction. A private investigator can perform a number of investigative functions to gather the information necessary to prove the client’s claims.
In some situations, a child who has not yet reached the age of 18 may want to acquire the right to make certain decisions regarding his or her own life. Emancipation from his or her parents may provide the ability to acquire this right.
Animal attacks are common in areas where there are forests and family home developments. However, many of these dogs are carefully managed by their owners. In some instances, they are provoked or instigated into biting another person. On occasion, they attack an innocent with no seeming reason.
In some divorce cases, it may become necessary to hire a private investigator to help with the process. An expert may be needed to find certain evidence and to complete specific tasks before the divorce is final. This helps to protect a person’s legal and financial interests.
March 16, 2017 By Galfand Berger LLP
With technological advances being made at a shockingly fast rate, it may come as no surprise that driverless, or robot cars, are already on American roadways.
Class action lawsuits are occurring with greater frequency due to so many multiple party litigation cases. When a company has harmed or injured numerous individuals, it is possible that a case against the business is possible with everyone aggrieved attached.
At some point during the course of the business partnership relationship, there may come a time when the partners no longer want to work together. This can be because of a fundamental difference regarding the way that they want to run the business.
March 16, 2017 By Williams Law Group, LLC
The Child Protective Services (or CPS as it is more commonly known) is a government agency.
March 16, 2017 By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Privacy, security, and freedom of speech and expression are reasons many businesses give for choosing offshore website hosting. The physical location of the actual servers that the web hosting company uses to run a website determines the laws under which the website operates. So a website that is hosted by a company with servers in Iceland must comply with the laws of Iceland. There are both excellent and questionable offshore website hosting companies in countries around the world.
March 16, 2017 By The Posey Law Firm, PC
With both constitutional and statutory protections for citizens to carry arms, businesses are faced with walking a fine line between providing a safe work environment, reducing business liability, protecting business reputation and standing, and restricting personal freedom.
March 16, 2017 By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Even though Americans pride themselves on their rugged individualism and independence, there are some things that simply should not be attempted by amateurs or those without the proper knowledge and experience.
March 16, 2017 By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Crowdfunding is an innovative way to raise money for a project by pooling small contributions from a large number of people.
March 16, 2017 By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
The key to the [legal structure of a business with 50/50 shareholders] is this: The two partners can either work together, or they can break up.
March 16, 2017 By Cores & Associates, LLC
Although there are some circumstances where a revocable trust is useful it is usually not necessary.
March 16, 2017 By Carter Capner Law
Nobody likes to think about being in a plane crash when traveling. It does happen, and people should know what to expect if it does. Important information about what will occur after a plane crash is printed on a person's plane ticket. There will be information concerning what an airline is required to do by law in the event of such an event.
March 16, 2017 By d'Oliveira & Associates
After being implanted with the devices the Plaintiffs all claim to have serious injuries due to the implant system.
There are many personal injury cases caused due to an incident with physical objects instead of specific persons. These are usually due to defective products created by a manufacturer or distributed by a company.
There are many versions of sharing someone’s private details by accident that are not considered an invasion of privacy. However, when the divulging of these specifics is accomplished in certain ways, a claim may be possible for the damage this act causes.
Truck accidents are among the general vehicular incidents on the road that lead to property damage, injury and death. When a truck collides with a smaller or less equipped car, the truck usually is damaged less, and those inside the bigger vehicle tend to have fewer injuries.
The Israel Antitrust Authority (‘’IAA’’) has announced its intention to impose a financial sanction in the sum of NIS 25,640,000 on Bitan Wines, due to its violation of the terms of the merger between Bitan Wines and the Mega supermarket chain.
Within the scope of a new directive published recently by the database registrar at the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority, entities, such as service-providers, that retain recordings of telephone conversations or chat correspondence with their customers will be forced to enable their customers (the subjects of the information) to also access information of this type.
One of the common remuneration mechanisms in startups and technology companies is the granting of options to employees in addition to or, sometimes, in lieu of, the traditional remuneration component – the cash salary.
March 15, 2017 By Hassan Elhais
The UAE is home to a great number of foreign citizens and thus has set out extensive laws relating to when it will and will not process extradition requests from foreign countries.
March 15, 2017 By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
Employers and Payors of Funds may face contempt and other significant penalties if they fault to properly withhold proceeds from income or payments to someone who owe child support. Understanding the obligations is critical to avoiding potential liabilities.
Estate laws in New Jersey are changing as of 2017. The estate laws are expected to be repealed altogether during the 2018 calendar year.
If you have left anything of value in your will to gift to a loved one in the event of your death, then you should be aware that in the State of New Jersey anyone who has lived or owns property there will be subject to inheritance and state estate tax.