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- Steps to Take Before Being Sentenced
Provided by HG.org
After a person has been found guilty either by pleading guilty, accepting a plea agreement or being found guilty by a judge or jury, the next phase of the criminal case is sentencing. The sentencing phase determines how much time a person will be ordered to serve as well as any other sentences that will be imposed. It is important that the defendant through his or her lawyer take certain steps before he or she is sentenced.
- Public Pension Plans Struggle to Meet Funding Obligations
Provided by ERISA Benefits Consulting, Inc.
Low interest rates are one of several factors contributing to higher levels of unfunded pension liabilities at state and county pension plans across the country. The inability of state and municipal pension plans to properly fund current liabilities at the same time that rates of return are falling is causing significant underfunding.
- H1B Process
Provided by Law Offices of Grinberg & Segal
The H1B visa is for nonimmigrant workers in specialty occupations who have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
- Insights and Advice on the Wells Fargo Bank Fraudulent New Account Opening Litigation
Provided by Don Coker
Negative repercussions from fraudulent new account opening sales practices monkey business was bound to happen at some point, and now it has come to light in a big-time way at venerable Wells Fargo Bank. [Full Disclosure: As an expert witness consultant that serves both plaintiffs and defendants, I have consulted on cases against and for Wells Fargo Bank in the past.]
- How Estate Executors Can Successfully Navigate the Florida Probate Process
Provided by Jurado & Farshchian, P.L.
If you have been named the executor (a/k/a personal representative) of an estate, you will probably have some questions about your exact duties and responsibilities when it comes to Florida probate.
- Thinking of Immigrating to Florida? A Treaty Investor Visa Could Be Your Ticket
Provided by Apfelbaum Law
Have you ever heard of a Treaty Investor Visa? Have you considered hiring the services of a Florida Business Lawyer in hopes to expand a business as a foreigner into Florida? While these two topics may look unrelated, they can play a central role in you getting a visa to operate a business in the United States. Getting a visa allowing you to stay for an extended period of time in the US is usually a long and daunting task for many foreigners.
- Child Support Payments
Provided by Schmidt, Kirifides & Rassias
How does an obligation to pay child support impact someone’s right to workers’ compensation benefits?
- Conscious Uncoupling
Provided by Lyons & Associates
For many divorcing couples, the goal of reaching an amicable settlement loosely translates to everyone getting out without suffering serious emotional harm. If you were lucky enough to have an amicable divorce, you may have still been able to see, hear about, or talk to your ex without too much angst.
- Jaguar Land Rover Adds More than 50,000 to Takata Airbag Recall
Provided by d'Oliveira & Associates
Previously unaffected by the Takata Airbag recall, Jaguar Land Rover has announced that thousands of SUVs and Sedans will be recalled.
- California’s “Good Faith Settlement” Law: An Example from a Recent Case
Provided by Gehres Law Group, P.C.
Lawsuits are expensive, as we all know, and as experienced business law litigators, we frequently find ourselves advising our business clients to settle their claims, usually at some reduced value, rather than pursue expensive, distracting litigation. But sometimes, even where your adversary is willing to agree to pay a reasonable settlement amount, filing a lawsuit may be advantageous.