IUPUI Registrar – Course Offerings #iupui, #registrar, #student #records, #records, #iupui

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Office of the Registrar

Course Offerings

The list of scheduled courses offered at IUPUI for a given term is typically released one month prior to the beginning of priority registration. Spring courses are available in October, Fall courses in late January or February, and Summer courses in December.

Viewing Course Offerings via One.IU:
A real-time display of course availability and the open or closed status of individual classes is publicly accessible from One.IU using two different search tools – the SIS Class Search and the iGPS Course Search. Both tools offer a variety of filtering options to narrow search results.

  • SIS Class Search
  • 1. Navigate to: one.iu.edu .
  • 2. Click in the Search box and type schedule of classes and press ENTER.
  • 3. Click the schedule of classes task icon
  • iGPS Course Search
  • 1. Navigate to: one.iu.edu .
  • 2. Click in the Search box and type search courses and press ENTER.
  • 3. Click the Search Courses (Public) task icon

Course Listings By Department
If you are accustomed to reviewing the list of classes by subject that has historically posted on this website, please know this information is still available to you through the Class/Course Search tools above.

Using SIS Class Search.
Select the Institution, Term, and Course Career. Then insert the Department Code listed below that corresponds with your area of interest into the Course Subject field within the Class Search page. Click Search.

Using the iGPS Course Search :
Select the Campus. Degree Level. and Term Offered. Then enter the Department Code listed below into the Search field and click GO.





21/09/2017

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MINNESOTA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY #minnesota #accident #attorney, #injury #lawyer, #wrongful #death

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St. Cloud Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys

From our law office in Central Minnesota and Minneapolis, we represent people who have been injured in accidents and defend individuals against misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. Bradshaw Bryant, PLLC is defined by our strong experience and award-winning talent. For six consecutive years, attorney Michael Bryant has been recognized as a SuperLawyer and has been named among Minnesota’s Top 40 Personal Injury Lawyers by Minnesota Law Politics.

Attorney Michael A Bryant discusses wrongful death law. Click here to hear his interview from Northwest Airlines Sky Radio.

At Bradshaw Bryant. we encourage everyone to drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive. When you do drink, make sure you have a designated driver or call a taxi or a friend for a ride. Here are the most dangerous roads for drunk driving deaths. Be safe and stay away from these areas at bar closing times.

Contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced lawyers.

Years of Experience in Minnesota Injury Law

Our personal injury lawyers regularly represent clients suffering from serious and catastrophic injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. We have an extensive background negotiating with insurance companies and trying personal injury and wrongful death claims in front of juries and judges in Minnesota.

Whether you were injured in a car accident. motorcycle accident or truck accident. we will vigorously seek the financial compensation you need to cover your medical bills, lost wages and future rehabilitation costs. We are experienced trial attorneys who will make sure the insurance company and the jury understand how your injury has changed your life.

Our personal injury attorneys also have significant experience successfully representing accident victims in no-fault arbitrations and pursuing damages for injuries caused by uninsured drivers and drivers without enough insurance. Whether your accident claim is resolved through negotiation, arbitration or trial, our goal is to secure as much financial compensation as possible to help you recover from your losses.

Are you curious about our approach? Listen to attorney Bryant explain how he worked with a family in a wrongful death case.

Skilled Minnesota Criminal Attorney

Our criminal defense practice is dedicated to representing clients charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses. including traffic violations and drunk driving (DWI). Every criminal charge must be taken seriously. A criminal conviction, even for a misdemeanor, can result in serious penalties. You need a Minnesota criminal attorney to protect your rights and be an advocate for you. We have successfully defended clients in a wide range of felony matters.

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Contact Us Today

If you are suffering from a personal injury or need skilled defense against a criminal charge, contact us by e-mail or call 800.770.7008 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer. Our phone line is answered 24-hours a day, seven-days a week.

From our offices in Waite Park and Minneapolis, we represent clients across Minnesota, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul as well as St. Cloud, Brainerd, Alexandria, and other cities in Stearns County, Sherburne County, Wright County, Hennepin County, Benton County and throughout Central Minnesota.

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18/09/2017

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Milwaukee Wisconsin Divorce Lawyer Attorney Kathleen Reiley, Divorce, Child Custody, Support,

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7161 N. Port Washington Road, Suite B

Milwaukee (Glendale), WI 53217

Phone: (414) 369-6309

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Milwaukee Wisconsin Attorney

Who Is Your Divorce Lawyer?

When you call the law offices of Attorney Kathleen (Kathy) Reiley, you get “Kathy”, complete with her outgoing and engaging personality, wonderful sense of humor, straight forward no-nonsense Iowa-bred matter of the fact attitude, courage of a bush pilot, and undeniable caring heart that understands the journey that you have embarked upon in divorce, child custody, support, or domestic contracts and disputes, but without the marble floors or the prices to go with them.

Wisconsin Divorce Attorney

Attorney Kathleen Reiley is a Wisconsin divorce & family Law lawyer with three decades of experience handling every type of divorce action. You can click on the links below to read more information about the types of divorces recognized by Wisconsin Divorce Law and some questions frequently raised with regard to Wisconsin divorce laws such as marital property agreements, or refer to Wisconsin Divorce Law for a comprehensive overview.

Legal Custody & Physical Custody

The legal custody and physical placement of a child are often times referred to as “custody” in general, however, legal custody, physical placement and visitation have different meanings under the law. The overview about legal custody, placement and visitation explains some of these differences. Custody will be an issue that must be resolved in any divorce with children.

Paternity Actions

Adjudication of paternity is the process of determining that a man is the father of a child in order to establish the paternity, legal custody, physical placement and support of the child with an enforceable judgment as the end result. Paternity adjudication is sometimes referred to as a paternity action or paternity suit. The need for a paternity adjudication can arise whether the couple is married and divorcing or unmarried, whether they are in cohabitation or separated. Wisconsin statutes need to catch up with same sex parents being adjudicated the parent of non-marital children.

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights

Wisconsin Mediation Attorney

Under Wisconsin laws, mediation is recognized as one form of alternative dispute resolution to resolve conflicts including divorce mediation and contract mediation (dispute resolution for people living together). Attorney Kathleen Reiley is an experienced mediator. Whether a person’s attorney can be present at the mediation depends upon certain facts. Attorney Reiley can serve as a neutral third party mediator in cases in which she does not represent the parties, or she can prepare clients to go to mediation.

Divorce Of Elderly Spouses

What do people who are 60, 70 or 80 years of age do when their spouse informs them that they want a divorce? What happens when your spouse wants to sell the home you planned to live out your life in as part of the divorce? And then there are the pension, social security and deferred income accounts that were intended to support you throughout your gold years. For an attorney you can trust and who also understands the complexities of your life, call Attorney Kathleen Reiley.

Unmarried Couples’ Disputes

Alternative lifestyle choices can include cohabitation relationships of both opposite sex and same sex partners. These property disputes are not resolved under Wisconsin Marital Property Law or Wisconsin Divorce Law, but rather through Wisconsin contract law. The disputes are resolved in court through negotiation, through mediation and through litigated trials. Attorney Kathy Reiley has been handling alternative dispute methods for more than two decades.

Glendale – Milwaukee – Madison Offices

MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN OFFICE:

7161 N. Port Washington Road, Suite B

Glendale, WI 53217

Phone: (414) 369-6309

Phone: (608) 246-8309

Guardian ad Litem

    Guardians Ad Litem are attorneys. Parties can ask for a GAL in a custody or placement dispute, but ultimately a court orders (appoints) a GAL during a divorce, legal custody, physical placement or grandparent visitation proceeding. The Guardian ad Litem represents the best interests of the child, not necessarily what the child wants or what the parent wants. The GAL serves at the Court’s discretion and not at the will of the parties.

Attorney Reiley – Finding a lawyer

Guardianship

Guardianship is the legal relationship between a person who is adjudicated to be unable to make decisions on his or her own behalf and a person appointed by a court to make those decisions.

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Law Offices of Attorney Kathleen Reiley

7161 N. Port Washington Road, Suite B

Glendale, WI 53217

Milwaukee Law Offices: (414) 369-6309

Madison Law Offices: (608) 246-8309

Fax (both offices): (608) 246-8305

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17/09/2017

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Top School in Pittsburgh for Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement #criminal

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Top School in Pittsburgh for Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

School and Ranking Information

Pittsburgh, PA, has nine schools within a 25-mile radius that offer criminal justice programs. Based on graduation rates and program offerings, the top three are Point Park University, La Roche College and Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver.

  • Winner: Point Park University offers both bachelor’s and master’s degrees and is ranked among regional universities by U.S. News World Report .
  • Runner-Up #1: La Roche College is also ranked among regional universities by U.S. News World Report. It offers bachelor’s degrees.
  • Runner-Up #2: Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver also offers bachelor’s degrees and features an on-campus lab.

School Comparison Chart

  • Master
      • Master of Arts in Law – Criminal Justice
      • Master of Arts in Government – National Security Affairs
      • Master of Arts in Law – National Security
      • Master of Public Administration – Emergency Management and Homeland Security
      • Master of Arts in Law – Mediation
  • Bachelor
      • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies – Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Corrections
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies – Criminal Justice

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4 Keiser University

Minimum eligibility requirements:
  • Must be a high school graduate.
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5 Strayer University

Minimum eligibility requirements:
  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
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6 American InterContinental University

Minimum eligibility requirements:
  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
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7 University of the Rockies

Minimum eligibility requirements:
  • Psychology programs do not lead to licensure and do not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional
  • An online degree does not lead to teacher licensure in any state; online education programs are not CAE or TEA or NCATE accredited which is a requirement for certification in some states.
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      • Doctor of Psychology – Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Master
      • Master of Arts in Psychology – Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Master of Arts in Law – Criminal Justice
  • Master of Arts in Government – National Security Affairs
  • Master of Arts in Law – National Security
  • Master of Public Administration – Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Law – Mediation
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies – Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Corrections
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  • 12/09/2017

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  • Lois Kulinsky #law #firm, #law #office, #legal #advice

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    Lois Kulinsky

    Lois Kulinsky has been a trial attorney since 1980, representing clients in contested matters in Cook, Lake, McHenry and DuPage Counties as well as the United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois. Her trial practice concentrates in family law, guardianship, disabled estates, juvenile court law, probate, corporate and estate planning. She and her associates also provide services in the areas of real estate, and traffic law. In the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division, and in Lake County, she is often appointed by judges to represent minor children as a Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney for minor Child and Child Representative. Lois is court approved and often acts as a guardian for disabled people (both young and old) in the probate division in Lake County. She has been included in Who s Who in American Law. Recently she was nominated and accepted as a 2015 American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 best family law attorney for client satisfaction.

    Ms. Kulinsky received her Juris Doctorate degree from IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law in 1980. She also holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science with high distinction from the University of Minnesota. She has lectured attorneys and accountants in tax aspects of Illinois divorce law, ethics and estate planning and has published materials on those subjects.

    Areas of Practice

    • Business Commercial Law
    • Contracts
    • Business Organizations
    • Closely Held Businesses
    • Formation Business Planning
    • Limited Liability Companies
    • Partnerships
    • Employment Law — Employer
    • Employment Contracts — Employer
    • Estate Planning
    • Guardianships Conservatorships
    • Living Wills
    • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
    • Trusts
    • Wills
    • Family Law
    • Adoption
    • Alimony Spousal Support
    • Child Support
    • Childrens’ Rights
    • Custody Visitation
    • Divorce
    • Domestic Violence Neglect
    • Juvenile Law
    • Paternity
    • Prenuptial Agreements
    • Probate Estate Administration
    • Estate Administration
    • Real Estate Law
    • Commercial Real Estate
    • Residential Real Estate

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois, 1980
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. Supreme Court

    Education

    • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Chicago, Illinois
      • J.D. – 1980
    • University of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois
      • M.A.T.
      • Major: Teaching
    • University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota
      • B.S. – 1967
      • Honors: With High Distinction
      • Major: Studio Art/Teaching

    Classes/Seminars

    • Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Illinois Divorce in Illinois, National Business Institute, 1994
    • Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Illinois Divorce in Illinois, National Business Institute, 1997

    Honors and Awards

    • University of Chicago – Fellowship. 1968 – 1970
    • University of Minnesota – Scholarship. 1964 – 1967
    • Chimes. 1967 – Present

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Illinois Bar Association. 1980 – Present
    • Chicago Bar Association. 1980 – Present
    • Lake County Bar Association. 1990 – Present

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    08/09/2017

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    Rancho Cucamonga Divorce Lawyer #rancho #cucamonga #family #law #attorney

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    Rancho Cucamonga Divorce Lawyer

    If you are like most people going through a divorce, you probably have many questions. That’s completely normal. Typically, people in situations similar to yours choose to work with a divorce lawyer from Rancho Cucamonga who understands California law and how it applies in your case.

    Working with a Rancho Cucamonga Lawyer

    California is a no-fault divorce state. Divorce cases here are filed on the grounds of incompatibility; that means neither spouse must have “grounds ” for divorce.

    Often, the issues that arise during divorce proceedings can become quite complex. For this reason, many people choose to work with an attorney who focuses on family law .

    What Can a Divorce Lawyer Do for You?

    In addition to providing you with case-specific legal advice during your divorce, a divorce lawyer from our office can handle a number of issues, including any of the following:

    Establishment of Paternity

    If two parents are married when their child is born, paternity is automatically established—the law assumes that the mother s spouse is the child’s father.

    However, when the parents aren’t married when a child is born, the father may or may not declare his paternity. In order for child custody and child support to be determined in a California court, paternity must first be established.

    A family lawyer can assist you with this process, whether by voluntary declaration or through other methods, such as court-ordered DNA testing.

    Child Custody

    Your Rancho Cucamonga lawyer will likely suggest that you and your ex-spouse reach a child custody agreement on your own, without the court’s intervention. In most cases, families are able to come up with the best solutions by working together and negotiating.

    However, that isn’t always possible. We will be able to guide you when it comes to child custody and your rights as a parent if negotiations break down and court becomes necessary.

    Unfortunately, sometimes child custody leads to litigation. If you and your spouse choose to take the issue to court, your Rancho Cucamonga divorce lawyer will represent you and ensure that your child’s best interests are being served.

    In contested custody cases, the court may order a 730 evaluation. This requires you, your ex-spouse, and your children to be interviewed by a court-appointed evaluator. After the interviews, the evaluator will provide his or her recommendations to the court regarding what’s best for your kids.

    Ultimately, the court will rule on child custody and parenting time. While your judge will do his or her best to make a decision that works for your whole family, it is ideal if you and your ex-spouse can agree without involving the court.

    Child Support and Spousal Support (Alimony)

    Every parent in the state of California has a responsibility for providing for his or her child. Although California courts have a specific formula by which they determine the amount of child support that changes hands, it may be helpful for you to consult with your lawyer about child support—particularly if you have extenuating circumstances.

    Under California law, some people are entitled to receive spousal support or alimony. Inevitably, that means that the other party in a divorce case must pay. Your Rancho Cucamonga divorce lawyer can help you fight for justice when it comes to spousal support, whether you should be receiving it or whether you must pay it.

    Business Valuation

    If you have a family business and you’re getting a divorce, that business needs to be valued so that it can be distributed properly during the property division phase of your divorce.

    Most people find that it’s best to work with a business valuation lawyer who understands the process and who knows the right professionals to ensure a fair and accurate valuation.

    Property Division

    Aside from child custody, property division is one of the most hotly contested areas of divorce. What happens when “what’s mine is yours” goes out the window?

    We can help ensure that your assets and debts are divided appropriately during your divorce. You should be able to walk away from the marriage with what is rightfully yours.

    Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer?

    Divorce can lead to many complex issues, and it can be tough to navigate the court system on your own.

    Call us at 909-466-7661 or complete our contact form below. We can provide you with case-specific legal advice and ensure that you are represented fairly in court during your divorce.





    08/09/2017

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    Atlanta Truck Accident Attorney Lawyer #atlanta #personal #injury #lawyer, #attorney, #law

    Atlanta Truck Accident Attorney

    Truck driver’s are under tremendous pressure to deliver their loads within a given time frame. Many of these driver’s are under further financial pressure to perform as many loads as possible in a given period. These same pressures increase the likelihood that a truck driver will succumb to speeding and to driving while tired. In addition to the increased incentive for risky behavior with truck driver’s on public roads, there are the inherent increased risks in these vehicles themselves. Trucks are obviously much larger than the average passenger vehicle and hence their weight and blind-spots increase accordingly. All of the above has led to both the federal government and the Georgia state government to stringently regulate the trucking industry by creating rules and standards that must be followed in order to increase safety.

    • Speeding to meet a delivery deadline
    • Driving tired for long periods of time
    • Driving under stressful time constraints
    • Defective components and mechanical failure
    • Truck overloading
    • Size and maneuverability of the truck

    In addition to the requirements cast upon the trucking industry, there are different requirements for seeking compensation in Georgia courts from injuries from trucking companies. We are versed in these rules and requirements and are anxious to proceed on your injury claim to get you just compensation. Give us a call at (404) 870-9114 to talk to an Atlanta truck accident attorney about your case or the case of an immediate family member.

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    08/09/2017

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    Expert Witness Consultants, Law Enforcement and Jail Detention Policies, Risk Management and Training

    OSS Law Enforcement Advisors� [OSS] is an Expert Witness and Law Enforcement Consulting agency comprised of Subject Matter Experts dedicated to improving both public and private law enforcement and security operations.

    Our combined law enforcement experience encompasses more than 110 years of professional expertise in law enforcement, jail, security, correctional care and criminal justice fields. Our field-experienced staff is certified by local, state, or national organization(s).

    Our advisors have conducted assessments, developed policy procedures and provided training services for some of the world’s leading police and security agencies, including: The United Nations, Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Customs, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, Texas Department of Public Safety, State of Mississippi Department of Public Safety, State of Mississippi Department of Education, the Tennessee Corrections Institute, the Sheriffs� Association of Texas, local and state police agencies, major international insurance carriers, and international security and detention operators .

    Services Include

    Expert Witness Consultants

    OSS Subject Matter Experts have been retained in 1,200+ liability-related cases. Should the need ever arise; we are available to provide your defense team with expert litigation support. [Expert Witness Consulting Services ]

    From very straightforward initial analysis to standing for you in court as a testifying expert we have the expertise to put behind your case. Here are some common formats for our expert witness services:

    Policy Procedures

    OSS� policy and procedures assist Sheriffs, Chiefs of Police, jail detention operators, and correctional care facilities by providing professional policies in order to better manage their operations. OSS policy and procedures are also widely used by campus school police and security departments and risk managers throughout the country. [Law Enforcement, Jail Detention, Communications Center Policies Procedures ]

    Policy Development

    OSS Subject Matter Experts develop agency specific policies from our existing Law Enforcement . Jail Detention . and Communications Center Policy Procedures policy sets. OSS SMEs are recognized in both federal and numerous state courts and are well versed in the latest evolving industry best practices and court decisions, and regularly teach law enforcement officers, jailers, risk managers and attorneys.

    With 2,000+ policy clients, a unique source of policy development input comes through actual incidents, opinions, and perspectives shared by agency Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs, and cases OSS has been retained in as experts. [Policy Development Services ]

    OSS develops Policy Procedures for:

    R isk Management

    OSS Law Enforcement Advisors� provide both, public and private clients with the appropriate processes, methods, and tools necessary to reduce the risk of loss of human life or property.

    Our analysts regularly perform assessments and provide expert witness consulting services for law enforcement agencies, jail detention operations, prisons, correctional care facilities, courthouses, schools, and governmental operations. These assessments include limited and detailed inquiries and evaluations depending on the needs of the client agency, pool, or insurance provider.

    We perform cost-effective, critical infrastructure and task assessments for public and private entities throughout the United States. Risk management services include, but are not limited to, lighting, crime and incident statistical analysis, evaluation of existing services and design.

    OSS also provides extensive risk management services for:

    Services include litigation support, claims management, expert witness consulting services. policies procedures development. agency specific or online law enforcement and jail training. and on-site assessments.

    Training

    OSS provides a vast array of law enforcement, jail detention and security related courses. We provide both instructor led training and through our OSS Academy� 130+ online law enforcement and corrections training courses. OSS Academy� online classes are recognized by more Peace Officer Standards and Training boards and correctional associations than any other online training provider. For more information, contact OSS. [Visit OSS Academy� ]

    Our team of highly rated law enforcement and jail instructors are often called upon to teach at colleges, police academies, and association gatherings. Since 1974, we have put this expertise to good use, when called upon to provide expert analysis and testimony in both state and federal courts in defense of allegations made against law enforcement and detention operations. [Law Enforcement, Jail Detention and Security Training Services ]

    Service Area

    OSS Law Enforcement Advisors� is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with Expert Witness and Law Enforcement Consultant Services provided throughout the United States.

    For more about what our clients are saying about us, review OSS Accolades or Contact OSS .





    07/09/2017

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    Charleston Accident Lawyer – Handling Mount Pleasant Personal Injury Cases –

    Welcome to Drescher Law Firm, a Charleston Personal Injury Law Practice

    If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident due to the negligence of another, it is crucial that you get an experienced personal injury attorney to assist you in the process of recovering fair compensation for your loss. At the Drescher Law Firm, LLC, we are experienced in handling serious injury cases. Our reputation for success in the courtroom puts us in a much stronger position when negotiating a settlement on your behalf; our opponents know that we prepare every case for trial. Our track record speaks for itself and often leads to a more favorable settlement than would otherwise have been available. Over the past 15 years, Scott Drescher has been consistently getting more money for our clients in the courtroom than the offer. We work on a contingency fee basis, so we dont get paid until you do. (Contingency fees are calculated before deducting expenses.)

    Charleston Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Representation

    As an experienced personal injury attorney, Scott Drescher represents victims and their families who have been seriously injured in an accident or have lost someone as the result of the negligence of others (wrongful death). If your loved one died as a result someone else’s negligence, we urge you to visit our wrongful death site or contact us for more information.

    Contact a Personal Injury Attorney Today

    The Drescher Law Firm is located in Charleston, SC. If you need a Charleston area personal injury attorney contact the Drescher Law Firm today to discuss your serious personal injury or wrongful death case. If you are unable to come to us, we will come to you.

    Top 10 Reasons to Hire the Drescher Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm

    Mr. Drescher has been successfully handling personal injury cases for 18 years. He has won millions of dollars for his clients in verdicts and settlements.

    Mr. Drescher has a reputation as an excellent trial attorney. In fact, in the last fifteen years, every one of his clients received more money after going to court than what was offered prior to trial, except one time.** This success in court helps him obtain more favorable settlements.

  • Focuses practice on serious injury and wrongful death cases:

    Some law firms try to handle a wide area of law while also trying to handle personal injury cases. We do not. We represent seriously injured individuals and their families. When you focus your practice on a particular area of law, you become very proficient in that area and have a huge advantage over those who don’t.

    Free, no obligation consultation.

    We don’t get paid until you collect.





    06/09/2017

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  • Glenn Bergenfield, P #lawyer, #attorney, #law #firm, #law #office, #legal #advice,

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    New Jersey Legal Malpractice Lawyer

    Professional Negligence Attorney throughout all of New Jersey

    Lawyers must be held accountable for their work, just like everyone else. If your attorney has steered you off course, I can get you back on track. I ve been handling legal malpractice cases for over 15 years. I like these cases because they prove this:

    Everyone has to play by the rules.

    I Understand Your Concerns

    If you think you have been hurt due to legal malpractice, a lawyer might seem to be the last person you would trust. But my law practice is not like others. Nearly all of my cases are legal malpractice cases for plaintiffs. I go to great personal expense and effort to find out what happened to you to uncover the truth about what really happened. I listen closely to my clients to hear their story so that we can uncover the truth and go about fixing things.

    I am highly experienced in this area, and am all too familiar with the many ways in which lawyers’ actions or inaction actually harm clients instead of helping them. I am best able to apply my skills to help clients who have suffered significant financial damage due to lawyer malpractice.

    • I ve handled hundreds of these cases, and they are always very hard-fought. See Glenn in the News for articles written about some of my cases.
    • My philosophy about the law and my view about these cases may be a bit unusual. Take a look at my About Glenn page and see what I mean.
    • Clients come to me confused about the legal process and unsure of who to trust. Find out how I can help .
    • Legal malpractice can involve any number of negligent acts by an attorney. Find out more about types of legal malpractice .

    Clients contact my firm for cases that have huge financial implications, and for cases that have compelling legal issues that must be addressed. I take these cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that I charge my clients nothing until we win a settlement or verdict.

    Contact Me if You Have a Legal Malpractice Case

    To speak to an experienced legal malpractice attorney in New Jersey, contact me to get my opinion, free of charge. My office is located in Lambertville, New Jersey, but I am available to take big cases throughout New Jersey and the United States.

    Glenn A. Bergenfield, P.C.
    201 South Main Street, Building B
    Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
    Phone: (609) 951-0088
    Fax: (609) 951-9111
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    My law firm is located in Lambertville, New Jersey, I can take cases from all over New Jersey. Most of my clients have been throughout New Jersey, including Mercer County, Essex County, Bergen County, Passaic County, Middlesex County, Somerset County, Union County, Ocean County, Monomouth County, Atlantic City, Freehold, Hackensack, Newark, Trenton, New Brunswick, Paterson, Somerville and any other counties and towns throughout New Jersey.





    03/09/2017

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    Affordable Legal Help for Arizona #bankruptcy #lawyers,bankruptcy #attorneys,cheap #bankruptcy #lawyers,affordable #bankruptcy

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    Rapoport Law Offices, P.C. has a strong record of success in personal injury and wrongful death cases. The firm has won many multimillion-dollar recoveries for our clients in cases involving medical malpractice, semitruck and other auto accidents, construction accidents, product liability and other areas. The firm is well-known nationally for having won many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for aircraft disaster victims and their families over the last 25 years.

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    The firm’s lawyers are recognized by judges and peers throughout the country as leaders inside and outside of the courtroom. Inside the courtroom, our attorneys work to help our clients, and also to improve public safety by holding wrongdoers accountable when they act carelessly resulting in harm to others. Outside the courtroom, our attorneys are committed to helping the community through philanthropy. We assist the legal profession by educating other lawyers through teaching in law school and writing for law journals and other publications.

    • Attorneys at Rapoport Law Offices, P.C. have an AV Peer Review Rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, representing the height of professional excellence.
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    • The firm’s founding partner, David Rapoport, is President of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
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    Common Law Marriage in Florida? Fact or Myth – Moon Law

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    Common Law Marriage in Florida? Fact or Myth

    The other night I was meeting a few friends after work and one of the girls in the group was discussing her 15-year live-in boyfriend and called him her “Common-law husband”. Since we live in Florida (and I am an attorney), I felt it my duty to inform her of the “common law marriage” myth in Florida. It is, in fact, a myth in Florida. Our state does NOT recognize “common law” marriage unless it is from another state.

    A common law marriage is one in which the parties may hold themselves out as a husband and wife, and under certain circumstances, be deemed married without a marriage license or ceremony. Florida doesn t have a common law marriage, however Florida does recognize common law marriages that occurred in other states.

    Even then, a common law marriage is not simply “we live together for a certain amount of years”…. There are other factors that must be recognized in that particular state to be considered married via the “common law”.

    Common law marriage is recognized only in the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Colorado
    • District of Columbia
    • Iowa
    • Kansas
    • Montana
    • New Hampshire (only for inheritance)
    • Oklahoma
    • Pennsylvania
    • Rhode Island
    • South Carolina
    • Texas
    • Utah

    If you live in Florida and have a significant other, remember that unless you have specific legal documents stating your intentions, your boyfriend or girlfriend will have no legal rights over health or financial issues. You may not want to “take the plunge,” but if you plan to stay in the relationship over the span of many years, you may want to ensure you have proper documents if you wish that person to have a say in your financial or health matters.

    If you would like to learn more about Florida family laws. please contact the Moon Law Group today. The Moon Law Group serves Hillsborough (including Brandon, Tampa, New Tampa, Carrollwood, Sun City Center, and Plant City), Pinellas (St. Petersburg and Clearwater) and Pasco Counties.

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    29/08/2017

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    About Hanratty Law Group

    Hanratty Law Group was established in 2005 focusing in two separate and distinct fields of law: family law and personal injury. Each attorney at Hanratty Law Group focus in either family law or personal injury. It is our firm’s belief that each client receives the best representation when the attorney knows and truly cares about each and every aspect of the law related to a particular field of law. Only under such circumstance will the client receive the best representation available.

    Kevin M. Hanratty, Esq. heads the personal injury division of Hanratty Law Group. Kari J. Hanratty, Esq. heads the family law division of Hanratty Law Group. While each of these divisions of Hanratty Law Group are distinct, since 2005 Hanratty Law Group has successfully maintained its focus on providing each client with personal, responsible and effective representation while maintaining the highest integrity and ethics.

    Kevin M. Hanratty, Kari J. Hanratty, Esq. and all the employees of Hanratty Law Group maintain strong beliefs in devoting themselves to each person they represent and the necessity to support each family they are fighting for to build a stronger community. Since graduating from Law School in 2001, Kevin and Kari have called Las Vegas Home and they continue to support local schools, youth organizations, homeless shelters, churches and local, national and international charities that build stronger communities.

    Life can change in a split second. Whether you are involved in a life altering accident, suffer a devastating personal injury, are contemplating a divorce or involved in a child custody action, you need a dedicated attorney that understands your needs for both personal attention and to obtain the most aggressive representation based upon integrity, experience and commitment. Hanratty Law Group is dedicated to providing each and every client with the highest quality of experienced representation needed along with the compassion they deserve to get through such difficult times. Unlike other firms, Hanratty Law Group does not see you as a number but rather we will stand on the premise that you, your injuries and your families are deserving of the most professional, aggressive and experienced representation available.

    Our Team

    Kari J. Hanratty, Esq.

    Even prior to attending law school, Kari’s life passion was assisting families. While interning for the Honorable Family Court Judge Cynthia Dianne Steel, Kari discovered that family law was her passion.

    Kevin Hanratty, Esq.

    Kevin focuses on individuals who have sustained serious injuries related to accidents as a result of another party’s negligence.

    Carrie Primas, Esq.

    Ms. Primas is a native born Nevadan and grew up in Las Vegas. After graduating with honors from Durango High School, Ms. Primas received several scholarships to the University of Nevada, Reno, where she earned a B.A. in Economics in 2005. Ms. Primas was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society in 2005.

    Personal Injury

    Our personal injury practice includes cases stemming from a wide range of accidents and incidents of negligence, including motor vehicle accidents (car, truck, motorcycle, bus, and taxicab accidents), as well as plane crashes, train collisions, and boating accidents, construction and work site injuries, defective products, dog bites, pedestrian and bike accidents and premises liability (i.e. slip and falls).

    Hanratty Law Group also represents clients with catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injury, back, neck, and spinal cord injury, and those who have lost family members to negligent wrongful death.





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    If you become injured as a result of work-related circumstances, you will want to utilize every resource available to you to ensure that you are able to continue supporting yourself and your family while you are recovering. Workers’ compensation is often allows people to accomplish this, but Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may be another viable option for you. Read More

    The traditional permanent job may seem like a confusing subject for many people in Minnesota. Temp work is increasingly becoming more of a norm than ever before. Recent research shows that the growth rate in temporary work has exceeded the rise in traditional employment over the past decade. Read More

    Study after study shows that nurses and other medical professionals who provide direct care to patients are more likely to suffer injury on the job than workers in any other industry. You may be surprised to learn that the rate of nurses who suffer injuries on the job exceeds the rate of injuries construction workers experience. It would seem that medical facility administrators would be well-versed in workplace safety for health professionals. Read More

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    27/08/2017

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    Divorce

    Preliminary Conference

    Counsel and Litigants are encouraged to refer to the Divorce Resources site for forms.

    Effective immediately, the Queens Supreme Matrimonial Department shall utilize the Preliminary Conference form listed under General Forms .

    Notice

    All orders to show cause containing an application for the issuance of an Order of Protection will be treated as an emergency and emergency procedures must be followed. The court is required to conduct a hearing before issuance of an order of protection, and the applying party and their attorney, if any, must be present.

    Family Protection and Domestic Violence Intervention Act

    In accordance with the Family Protection and Domestic violence intervention Act of 1994, an automated statewide registry will be operative effective October 1, 1995. The legislation requires that the registry contain information involving orders of protection and warrants issued statewide in connection with criminal, Family Court and matrimonial cases involving family violence. Effective October 1, 1995, all requests for an order of protection must be submitted with a completed Family Protection Registry information sheet. These forms are available in the matrimonial office, Room 140 in Jamaica.

    General Information

    Telephone inquiries regarding decisions on motions will no longer be accepted. This information, as in the past, will be published in the New York Law Journal. Counsel may appear personally and obtain the pertinent information required from the computer terminals made available to the public for that purpose. Any Request to expedite the signing of an uncontested Judgment of Divorce must be done by Notice of Motion filed and made returnable in accordance with matrimonial motion rules.

    Motions must be filed with the matrimonial office at least 5 working days before the return date.

    Effective immediately. the filing of all post-judgment matrimonial motions and orders to show cause must include:
    (a) copy of the judgment;
    (b) calendar number of the said matrimonial action;
    (c) date of the note of issue.

    Additionally, all applications for writs of habeas corpus must indicate, below the present index number, the index number of any previously assigned action and the assigned judge, or state that no other matrimonial actions have been filed.





    27/08/2017

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    Real Estate Law

    Lower Your Risk and Protect Your Investments

    Matters involving complicated real estate laws and legal issues can be overwhelming for even the most savvy real estate player. For most businesses and individuals, the largest financial investments of their business and personal ventures involve real estate. At the Law Offices of Joanna W. Owen, you will receive advice that will help you to understand your options, lower your risk and protect your investments.

    All Aspects of Real Estate Purchases, Sales, Financing and Leasing

    At the Law Offices of Joanna W. Owen, our focus is on providing high quality legal services for both commercial and residential real estate clients. We work with individuals, business owners, in-house counsel, local and national title insurance companies, banks, and lenders, buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, property managers and leasing agents, in all aspects of real estate purchases, sales, financing and leasing.

    Over the past five years, we have participated in the sale, purchase, leasing and financing of more that $500 million in real estate transactions. We have represented clients in modest residential transactions ( For Sale by Owner ) and in commercial real estate deals involving millions of dollars. Regardless of the complexity of a real estate transaction, we provide skilled and experienced professional services.

    An added value of our firm is our on-site title insurance and surveying services available to our clients.

    As St. Louis real estate attorneys, we handle a broad range of real estate matters including:

    • Commercial and residential real estate transactions (from simple For Sale By Owner residential transactions to significant commercial properties such as hotels, restaurants, medical facilities, industrial sites) negotiations, structuring, document preparation, due diligence, financing, closing and post-closing matters.
    • Real Estate Financing Loans/ Mortgages/ Deeds of Trust
    • Property Development / Subdivision and Condominium
    • Homeowner Association and Subdivision Trustee Matters
    • Foreclosures and Work-outs
    • Leasing Matters – Negotiating, drafting and review of leases retail, industrial, shopping centers, office buildings. commercial leases
    • Landlord/Tenant disputes
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    • Title Problems Title defects, title insurance and conveyance problems
    • Roads and Rights of Way Easements, rights of way, roadway issues, condemnation
    • Land and Property Disputes Survey problems, Boundary disputes, Quiet Title Actions, Partitions, Encroachments
    • Property Defects Non-disclosure problems/Fraud CasesMechanic s Liens
    • Environmental ProblemsDeeds Conveyance Deeds (Warranty Deeds/Quit Claim Deeds) and Probate Avoidance (Heirs Deeds/Beneficiary Deeds)
    • Federal and State Tax credit developments
    • Affordable Housing

    Protect your real estate investment

    Real estate often represents the largest investment businesses and individuals make. To safeguard your real estate investment and maximize the benefits of holding, selling, buying or leasing real estate, you need an experienced real estate lawyer.

    The Law Offices of Joanna W. Owen is the law firm to assist with your personal, business and commercial real estate needs.

    Contact the Law Offices of Joanna W. Owen to discuss your real estate needs.

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    27/08/2017

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    A number of health agencies, including the World Health Organization, The American Cancer Society, and others, have expressed concerns that the use of baby powder and body powder products for feminine hygiene containing talcum may place women at an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Earlier this year, the family of a woman who died from Ovarian Cancer was awarded a verdict after using Johnson Johnson brand talcum baby powder. Since then, more than 1,200 additional lawsuits have been filed by woman with similar circumstances. If you or a loved one have used Johnson Johnson baby powder or body powder products containing talcum for feminine hygiene and were diagnosed with ovarian cancer, you may qualify to file a lawsuit. Contact our office for a free consultation to find out more.

    The number of newborns who suffer brain injury due to substandard medical care is large and the cost of providing necessary custodial, rehabilitation and medical care for those injured is a huge burden for families as well as for the schools, government support systems, medical insurers and ultimately the taxpayers who bear much of the cost to provide even the most minimal levels of care. The cost of loss of human potential and depression of the spirits and psyches of the injured and their loved ones is sobering and incalculable. We have successfully settled or tried numerous cases involving birth injury and are prepared to assist any family whose child was seriously injured because of negligence of the hospital, doctors or nurses at or around the time of birth. Contact us for a free consultation.

    The Federal False Claims Act contains a qui tam provision that encourages a private citizen who has evidence of fraud committed against the federal government to act as a whistleblower (also called relator) and sue on the government’s behalf to recover losses created by the fraud. Some states have also created statutes to protect state government against fraud by including qui tams provisions enabling them to recover money at the state level. The whistleblower law provides that if a qui tam suit is successful, the whistleblower receives a percentage of the recovery. In addition, once a qui tam lawsuit is filed, the law provides certain protections for the whistleblower including protection from retaliation in the workplace.





    24/08/2017

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    You have unlimited possibilities for success at Tennessee State University. We’re a leading institution of higher learning and provide students with the opportunity to experience academic and personal growth. You’ll receive instruction from top-notch faculty and be immersed in research, service learning, and student life activities, including internships, cultural, and study abroad opportunities.

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    Our world-class faculty will teach you how to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations. As a student, you will become a problem solver and critical thinker. You may begin the admissions process by submitting your application. The university also assists in providing information on financial aid services, work-study, fellowships and scholarships based on eligibility and other rules and regulations established by the agencies.

    Tennessee State University students are go by the motto: “Think. Work. Serve.” But we also realize a little fun should be part of the collegiate experience to create a holistic approach to learning. With a variety of social, professional and civic clubs for students to participate in, there are many opportunities for you to share your time and talents and enjoy connecting with your fellow students to create the work-life balance needed for success in college and beyond.

    Tennessee State University counts on the generous contributions of alumni and friends to fulfill our mission of providing a top-notch, affordable education to the best and brightest students. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. When you support TSU, you help provide critically needed scholarships, departmental support and other special project funding that benefits our students.

    Tennessee State University is engaging in cutting-edge research to address critical challenges in our society. Our research arm supports faculty and students by taking their ideas from conception to fruition in critical areas such as biotechnology, homeland security and agriculture, to name a few. Our Centers of Excellence encourage collaborative and experimental learning opportunities and help expand the boundaries of science, education and technology.

    Tennessee State University Athletics is part of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) NCAA Division Ⅰ and offers football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track and field, golf, tennis, softball and volleyball. We provide student-athletes with a positive academic and social environment to excel on and off the field. Our mission is to blend physical, emotional and intellectual development into one experience. We not only build winning-teams, but leaders in the classroom, in the community and in your profession of choice.

    Tennessee State University is a world-class university known for academic excellence, incredible students, inspiring faculty, exceptional value and an amazing campus and community. We invite you to learn more about TSU and our academic programs, admissions process, tuition and financial aid, campus visits, student housing and more.

    Tennessee State University is dedicated to helping students develop the skills needed for the real world. Our vibrant campus life, leadership opportunities, rigorous academic programs, access to scholarships and student services are just a few of the student services we offer. We are preparing career-ready professionals today for knowledge-based jobs tomorrow. The Tiger legacy continues with you.

    TSU loves parents! And we encourage you to stay involved with your Tennessee State University student. We strive to make the transition to college and beyond flow as smoothly as possible for everyone. We’ll keep you up-to-date on campus happenings through a monthly eNewsletter, a helpful Parent Guide and through many other programs and events. We’re here to help you and your student make the most out of your TSU experience.

    At Tennessee State University, our blood runs blue! We enjoy connecting, socializing and sharing news about the great things our alumni are doing across the globe. From our annual Homecoming celebration to donor events and volunteer activities, TSU alumni always find time to celebrate what it means to be a Big Blue Tiger. We welcome you back to campus anytime to rekindle your most memorable experiences.

    Welcome to Tennessee State University, located in the heart of Nashville, one of the nation’s most progressive cities! Whether you are here for your first visit, planning a campus tour or returning after many years away, TSU welcomes you to enjoy our facilities, hospitality and our unique history and contributions.

    Tennessee State University is proud to have 1,200 distinguished administrators, faculty and staff members as part of our team. With outstanding reputations for teaching, research and service, these professionals make valuable contributions to our community of scholars and ensure that TSU is a thriving public institution of higher learning.

    Criminal Justice Department

    Equipping Students for Work in Criminal Justice

    The Department of Criminal Justice has approximately 400 students and is one of the largest programs in the nation devoted to criminal justice education.

    The Department offers both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.C.J.) degrees in Criminal Justice. This degree is also an excellent Pre-Law major.

    The Criminal Justice curriculum contains a broad range of courses including Police Science, Social Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Law designed to equip students for work in the field of criminal justice. The Department’s wide range of academic courses are intended to achieve the following major objectives:

    • Provide students with an academic, ethical, and legal foundation for employment opportunities within the criminal justice field.
  • Foster the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):

    good communication skills (written and oral)
    improved critical thinking (problem solving and reflective judgment)
    sharpen moral reasoning
    deepen the appreciation and complexity of living in a more global society

    Campus Location:
    Department of Criminal Justice
    Crouch Hall (a.k.a. Graduate Building), 3rd floor

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
    –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Tennessee State University has been designated a certified “Vets Campus” by the THEC, and “Military Friendly” by G.I Jobs and Victory Media.





    20/08/2017

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  • Iowa Bankruptcy Lawyer: Paul Gandy Iowa Bankruptcy Attorney: Iowa Bankruptcy, Gandy

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    IOWA BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY

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    Since 1991 from a small county seat town in southeast Iowa – we reach out to families, individuals, and small businesses throughout our entire great state, and help those who seek financial relief and a fresh start through the powerful law of bankruptcy. one person at a time. This is our mission, this is our passion at GANDY LAW OFFICES, P.C.

    Now that the law has changed, can I still get a fresh start through the process of bankruptcy?

    Yes, Yes, Yes – with experienced, professional legal help on your side.

    Most of us know that after October 17, 2005 the bankruptcy laws changed in a major way. Many people had feared that the new law would make it impossible to get a fresh start using the bankruptcy option. That is not the case. We are here to tell you that bankruptcy still works! The bankruptcy process is still an option in getting a financial fresh start in life. Certainly, the process is more difficult, trickier, requires more paperwork, and has more possible traps for the unwary. In fact, we believe it would be very unwise under the new law to attempt to file bankruptcy on your own. But, with the experience and trained guidance of someone who knows the ins and outs of the new law, you can still make the law work for you and get a new beginning, a fresh start. Under the new law, you need a good bankruptcy lawyer more than ever.

    To give you some idea of why you would want to choose GANDY LAW OFFICES, P.C. to work for you, you’ll want to know that our lead attorney is Harvard educated and Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.

    Iowa Bankruptcy Lawyer Gandy is also profiled in Who’s Who in American Law and admitted to practice before the Iowa Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. He has been licensed to practice in Iowa since 1987, and since 1991 his practice has been dedicated to representing consumers in straight Iowa bankruptcy under Chapter 7 and bill consolidation cases under Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. Attorney Gandy has filed over 2000 successful cases. One by one. Moyea Web Player

    GANDY LAW OFFICES, P.C. knows you have a choice in deciding in who and how you will be represented in getting a fresh start, and our team appreciates the trust and confidence you show by considering us. GANDY LAW OFFICES, P.C. conducts its consumer bankruptcy law practice throughout all of Iowa by telephone, internet, fax, e-mail, mail, and in-office client contact.

    IOWA BANKRUPTCY LAWYER

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    Lawyer Referral Service – Santa Clara County Bar Association #lawyer, #referral,

    We connect you with the right

    Santa Clara County Lawyer

    Certified by the State Bar of California, the SCCBA LRS is the largest
    and oldest lawyer referral service in Santa Clara County.

    FIND YOUR LAWYER NOW

    Our friendly and highly-trained referral staff has over 20 years of experience in selecting qualified, pre-screened lawyers for your immediate legal needs. Bilingual in English and Spanish. we communicate with you with empathy and skill. We’re here to help.

    Simple Steps

    • Call 408.971.6822 to speak with an LRS staff member about your legal problem; or Contact Us Online.
    • Receive your 30-minute consultation with a qualified local lawyer in the area of legal expertise you require. Your consultation will be immediately arranged around your schedule, usually within 24-48 hours.
      Plus, receive a free second 30-minute appointment with a different lawyer, if requested;
    • Pay a $41 non-refundable administration fee by Visa/Mastercard or Money Order.

    All Attorneys in our Lawyer Referral Service charge NO FEE for first 30 minutes.

    Neither you, nor the lawyer, are under any obligation to continue beyond the first consultation. If your problem requires further legal services and you elect to hire the lawyer, you and the lawyer will decide the fee to be charged.

    Experienced Lawyers

    Our lawyers must meet pre-set qualifications to insure they have the experience, knowledge, and professional approach to advise you on your unique legal situation. Attorneys with the Lawyer Referral Service are screened for minimum qualifications and must have malpractice insurance. Attorneys connected through LRS waive their fees for Initial appointments.

    Areas of practice include:

    • Adoption
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    • Bankruptcy
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    • Family
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    and many more.

    Modest Means Panel

    For clients who have limited financial resources, we offer a Modest Means Panel that matches clients with lawyers who can assist at a substantially reduced rate in the following specialties:

    • Bankruptcy
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    Find out if you qualify to be matched with an experienced lawyer at a reduced rate.
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    Limited Scope Representation in Family Law

    For clients who need help with only certain parts of a Family Law case, we offer Limited Scope Representation.

    Budget your financial resources by doing the simpler tasks yourself. Your family law attorney will focus their time only on specific areas of your case, as needed.

    Please contact us to receive limited scope representation by a qualified family law attorney.
    Call 408.971.6822.





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    Client Intake Form

    What do I need to bring with me?

    Welcome to the home page of Elizabeth M. (Lisa) McBride and the McBride Law office. We are a full-service law firm, emphasizing Bankruptcy Law for both businesses and consumers in Chapter 7 liquidation, Chapter 13 wage earner petitions and Chapter 11 business reorganizations. This web site has a useful form which will summarize your financial information which, in turn, will help me effectively discuss your case with you when you come in. Please print the pages and complete the information prior to your appointment. (You may also complete the information packet in the office if you prefer.) While we strive to provide the best service we can, there will unfortunately be times when we are unavailable to assist you. If you have questions about your case during non-business hours, you might find the answer you are looking for at the Bankruptcy Court’s web site at U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington





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    Boston Criminal Lawyer – Massachusetts Crime Defense Attorney – O Brien

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    We are an experienced team of trial lawyers, with a distinguished record of providing superior legal advocacy, and a reputation for working tirelessly towards accomplishing the individualized goals of every single client. We understand that “success” means something different to every client.

    -Attorney Frank O’Brien

    Francis T. O Brien, Jr. serves as director of the firm s criminal practice group. Formerly a founding partner of the Boston Criminal Trial firm, Wheeler O Brien, P.C. Attorney O Brien brings over thirty years of experience in the field, and is one of the most well respected Boston criminal lawyers currently practicing today. Whether your case goes to trial or is resolved prior to that point, Attorney O Brien has the judgment, knowledge and skill to achieve the most favorable outcome for your case.

    The reality is that many arrests and criminal charges do not occur during normal business hours. A person facing criminal charges needs an aggressive attorney who is available and responsive whenever the need arises, wherever you are in the city of Boston, or in any town or city in Massachusetts. Whether your situation requires an immediate appearance at a criminal court, a Boston Police Station or Police Station anywhere in Massachusetts, State Police Barracks, jail or other location, call Francis T. O Brien, Jr. first.

    Mr. O Brien also has extensive state appellate experience, having argued criminal cases before the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts as well as the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. On the federal level he is admitted to practice before the First, Second, Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal..

    Criminal Cases We Handle

    Our practice group concentrates on all areas of criminal defense. We have achieved outstanding results for out clients in cases involving drug crimes. vehicular homicide, driving to endanger, fraud, white collar crimes and crimes of violence including, murder, rape, date rape, domestic assault battery and restraining order violations. In addition, Attorney O Brien has extensive experience in criminal issues relating to search and seizure as well as issues arising in the defense of drunk driving and operating under the influence and is an expert on Melanie s Law and the criminal penalties associated with the law. He also has years of experience handling clerk s hearing as well as criminal appeals .

    Having successfully handled hundreds of cases of individuals charged with operating under the influence (OUI) and other motor vehicle offenses, Mr. O Brien also has considerable experience with OUI-related issues involving license suspensions and requests for license reinstatement. He frequently represents clients before the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Board of Appeal for the Registry.

    Knowledge of The Law

    Boston laws regarding criminal activity are complex and require an experienced lawyer with a thorough understanding of the letter of the law. Very often there are situations where mere technicalities can decide a case. It is these instances where the expertise and judgment of Francis T. O Brien, Jr. can be of vital importance to your case.

    Criminal Defense Fee Structure

    There is no charge for an initial consultation or initial office visit. We charge a flat fee that varies based on the type of criminal case as well as depending on the complexity and nature of the case.

    Speak with a Criminal Defense Lawyer

    To speak with a highly experienced Boston criminal lawyer, contact us online or telephone Francis T. O Brien, Jr. at O’Brien Law Boston twenty four hours, seven days a week, toll free at 617-512-0939. As a member of the Massachusetts and Florida state bars and the federal bar in Massachusetts, Mr. O Brien has also represented clients on criminal, state and federal matters in more than twenty states.





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    Undue Influence #elder, #law, #attorney, #riverside, #riverside #county, #california, #george #f.

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    Undue Influence

    Undue influence is a key element in financial abuse cases. Almost always, the elderly victim was taken advantage of through coercion, manipulation or trickery and thus lost their property and money to the perpetrator.

    California Civil Code Section 1575 describes undue influence as:

    The use, by one in whom a confidence is reposed by another, or who holds a real or apparent authority over him or her, of such confidence or authority for the purpose of obtaining an unfair advantage over him or her;

    Taking an unfair advantage of another s weaker state of mind; or

    Taking a grossly oppressive and unfair advantage of another s necessities or distress.

    As you can see, taking advantage of an elder is the key theme in financial abuse cases.

    There are numerous ways that the elderly are taken advantage of. One of the most prolific is the improper use of financial powers of attorney. Placed into the hands of a greedy son or daughter, this powerful document can become a license to steal . Here s a quick example:

    Mom had always lived independently and always handled her own finances. She would never relinquish control over her investments or bank accounts. However, over the years she began to develop symptoms of dementia short and long term memory loss. Although she had some friends, none of them felt it was their place to step in and assist her with her financial matters.

    Because of the current economic situation . her son recently lost his job and his bank was threatening to foreclose on his home. He now sees an easy way out. He relentlessly badgers mom until he overpowers her deep-rooted need for independence, and unduly influences her into signing a financial power of attorney by convincing her that she needs help in paying her bills. Son now takes the power of attorney to mom s bank and adds his name on both her checking and savings accounts.

    It isn t long until her accounts are depleted and she never saw it coming because of her diminished mental capacity.

    Under California law, undue influence can be presumed to have occured whenever a special relationship exists between the elder and the perpetrator. Determining whether a special relationship exists involves questions of fact and depends on the circumstances of each case. Such a relationship can be established by the close proximity of the perpetrator to the elderly victim. Caregivers, nurses, friends or relatives can all, potentially, be so involved in the elder s life that such a special relationship exists to trigger the presumption that undue influence occurred.

    The importance of this presumption, once established, is that it shifts the burden to the defendant (the son in the above example) to prove that undue influence did not occur.

    Another factor in determining whether undue influence occurred, it is a determination as to the adequacy of consideration that was given to the elder by the defendant. In making such a determination, the Court will consider the degree of isolation, failing health, and mental capacity of the elder and what benefit, if any, the defendant provided to the elder.

    One more factor is whether or not the elder obtained independent legal advice before executing a power of attorney or completing a conveyance of real or personal property. In most cases of elder financial abuse, the perpetrator did not take steps to have the transaction reviewed by an attorney.

    One of these factors, by themselves, is probably insufficient to show that the elder was subjected to undue influence and that the conveyance of real or personal property should be undone. However, a combination of these factors can be enough to prove undue influence and to convince the court that the power of attorney be declared void, or that the transaction, conveyance or contract should be rescinded and the property wrongfully taken must be returned to the elder.

    Many remedies exist when undue influence has been used to obtain property. California s Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act provides nearly every remedy under the sun, and a civil action can request that the defendant be liable for attorney fees, costs, and punitive damages, as well as all special and general damages.

    If you or a loved one have been the victim of undue influence, then pick up the phone and give us a call. We re here to help. The initial telephone consultation is always free.

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    Whistleblowers Claim Retaliation for Revealing VA Horrors – NBC News #whistleblowers

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    Whistleblowers Claim Retaliation for Revealing VA Horrors

    It’s been almost three years since a whistleblower shocked the nation by disclosing that 1,400 of veterans languished without care at the Phoenix, Arizona, Veterans Affairs Hospital — and new whistleblowers say little has changed except for the harassment they’ve received.

    The April 2014 announcement cost then-VA Secretary Eric Shinseki his job while members of Congress and President Obama promised that they would do better by the 6 million veterans who use the hospital system. It proved to be an empty promise.

    Earlier this month, the president’s Office of Special Counsel (OSC) reported that thousands of Phoenix veterans went without appointments in the past two years — and 215 of them ultimately died.

    Trump Announces David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary 2:01

    Despite a mandate to see patients within one month, on a daily basis the hospital still has 1,100 people still waiting longer than that, the report found.

    Now, the whistleblower who alerted the OSC to these alarming numbers tells NBC News that he believes his desire to save veterans’ lives came with a price: the VA retaliated against him with harassment, insurmountable work tasks and by placing him under surveillance and investigation for not solving the scheduling problem the VA created.

    “As an Iraq veteran, it makes me feel like dirt that bureaucratic civilians who’ve never served this country are abusing vets like me, and killing vets who have are defenseless because they’re ill,” said Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez, a scheduling manager for the Phoenix VA’s specialty care. “They know the price of freedom and the VA abuses that, and benefits off the backs of veterans.”

    Rodriguez’s plight to expose the corrupt system even caught the attention of Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, whom respectively, wrote a letter to VA Secretary Bob McDonald demanding answers and issued statements praising the Rodriguez and Coleman.

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, right, and Veterans Affairs Undersecretary for Health Robert Petzel on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2014, during a hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. Cliff Owen / AP file

    Rodriguez said he sought the protection of the OSC after several things happened: His complaint to the Inspector General’s office was somehow emailed to several staff members by his boss, his computer was monitored, he was placed under surveillance, and he was criticized for not fixing scheduling problems by himself.

    “They grilled me for four hours in a [VA investigatory] board. I was in the military and had to deal with the CIA once and that only took me an hour,” Rodriguez told NBC News.

    “I’ve been in combat in Iraq and to have to come home and deal with this?” asked Rodriguez.

    Phoenix VA spokesman Paul Coupaud denied that Rodriguez was being retaliated against for whistleblowing, but said the actions were taking because the VA’s Administrative Investigation Board (AIB) was “investigating allegations of harassment.”

    Coupaud said the Phoenix VA’s director received multiple complaints of harassment against the health services leadership team, which included Rodriguez.

    “In the VA, an AIB is an impartial inquiry to determine facts, collect evidence, reveal improvement areas, and identify system problems,” Coupaud said. “Generally, an AIB does not make recommendations for action to senior leaders, but only reports facts found during the investigation. As the investigation is not complete, we cannot address what facts the AIB has or has not discovered.”

    The VA also disputed the number of veteran deaths saying the number was actually 118 — and that only one person could be verified as a definite result of unscheduled care.

    They grilled me for four hours in a [ VA investigatory] board. I was in the military and had to deal with the CIA once and that only took me an hour

    Rodriguez said he first discovered that something was wrong in April 2015, when he was going through a list of veterans unscheduled for care and found six dead patients. Concerned, he did further research and found more than 200 dead patients — all who had died waiting for procedures like dialysis, colonoscopies, lump removals, vascular surgeries and mental health screenings. Thousands more patients awaited appointments, he said.

    He brought the findings to his supervisors but decided to complain to the Inspector General when “there was no real movement to get to the bottom why we weren’t scheduling people on time.”

    The VA would have needed to hire an additional 38 people to manage the scheduling, but no move was done to do this, he said.





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    Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney, Phoenix Criminal Lawyer, Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney

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    Phoenix Adult Criminal Defense Attorney

    In the state of Arizona, if you’ve been arrested and charged with a criminal offense, there may be severe consequences upon your life and liberty. Simple misdemeanor offenses can result in significant fines and fees, mandatory classes at your own expense, probation, jail time, a judgment of restitution against you, a criminal record, and much more.

    Felony offenses may result in all of the above, but have the added consequences of possible prison time. In the state of Arizona, with the exception of some drug offenses, if you have a prior allegeable felony conviction, you must be sentenced to the Department of Corrections. However, with the right attorney, you may be able to negotiate a plea bargain that allows for probation or beat your charges altogether. For additional information about the adult criminal justice system, click here. Adult Criminal Defense Lawyer in Phoenix Arizona.

    At the Verdura Law Group, we are here to give you the representation you deserve. We are former prosecuting attorneys who know how the system works. Let our experience work for you.
    Call today for a free consultation.

    Phoenix Juvenile Criminal Defense Attorney

    If your child has been taken into custody, do not despair. There is help. The first thing you need to know about the juvenile justice system is that unlike the adult justice system, in the state of Arizona, the juvenile courts focus on rehabilitation, not punishment. Although this is wonderful news, it’s important to understand that even juvenile offenses can severely impact your child’s life. With the right attorney, you may be able to negotiate a favorable plea bargain for your child, get the case dismissed or beat the charges altogether. For additional information about the juvenile criminal justice system, click here: Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona.

    At the Verdura Law Group, we are here to give you the representation you deserve. We are former juvenile prosecuting attorneys and we know how the system works. Let our experience work for you. Call today for a free consultation.

    Personal Injury Law Attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona

    A personal injury can have catastrophic repercussions in your life and the lives of your loved ones. Regardless of the nature and extent of your injuries, we all know that being injured can affect your ability to work, your ability to concentrate, your ability to participate in and enjoy daily actives and hobbies, your ability to actively engage in fulfilling relationships with others, and ultimately, your ability to engage in a fulfilling life. Treatment for a personal injury can also deplete your financial resources, take you away from work and family, and even hinder your ability to work in the future. However, with the right attorney, you may be able to recover just compensation for your losses. For additional information about personal injury law, click here: Personal Injury Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona.

    At the Verdura Law Group, we are here to give you the representation you deserve. We are trial attorneys with first-hand experience working for large insurance companies. We know how the system works. Let our experience work for you.

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    DWI and DUI Defense Lawyer Paul D #arkansas #dwi, #arkansas #dui,

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    The Law Office of Paul D. Reynolds
    The premiere DWI and DUI defense law firm in NWA

    Call us at
    (479) 527-6571

    Welcome to The Law Office of Paul D. Reynolds

    Welcome and thank you for visiting the web site of attorney Paul Reynolds. Our office is located in the historic Fulbright Building immediately adjacent to the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Paul’s practice is dedicated to defending clients charged with DWI and DUI alcohol related driving offenses in the Circuit Courts of Washington, Madison, and Benton County, Arkansas, and the District Courts of Fayetteville, Springdale, West Fork, Prairie Grove, Huntsville, Lincoln, Farmington, Bentonville, Rogers, Lowell, Centerton, and Siloam Springs.

    Every client receives the highest degree of confidential and personal attention. It is our promise to you to use common sense, sound judgment, and good old-fashioned hard work to obtain your needs, goals, and objectives. Paul has been practicing law for over fifteen years and has handled over 1000 DWIs and DUIs as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. This is experience that delivers results.

    It is amazing how much wrong information is out there about Arkansas DWI laws, even among attorneys and people who have been through the DWI and DUI court system. Hopefully, the information contained on these pages will be helpful to you.

    Please call for a no charge office consultation and give us the opportunity to assist you with your legal service needs.

    Please review our site and see what we may be able to offer you.
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    McLeish Orlando – Personal Injury Lawyer Toronto #orlando #law #firm

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    CLIENT TESTIMONIAL

    My experience working with John McLeish, far exceeded my expectations. McLeish Orlando’s knowledge, skill and attention to detail made the process of my lawsuit far much less traumatic than I expected. The injury I suffered was life changing.

    During a very vulnerable and stressful time in my life, John’s team of incredibly dedicated staff connected me with the best doctors and health care professionals. The encouragement, the explanation of what was going on at all times, and the continuous communication was very comforting to me. The final settlement was significantly more than I expected. It gave me a fresh start and allowed me to live my life.

    Julie Enns – Client

    RESULTS MATTER

    We ve achieved some of the largest personal injury settlements in Canadian history. McLeish Orlando has recovered the largest personal injury damages award in Canada – an $18.4 million award for a young brain injured girl and her family against a negligent driver, an insurance company and the Ministry of Transportation.

    MOST RECOMMENDED IN 2014

    McLeish Orlando s John McLeish, Dale Orlando and Patrick Brown were ranked Most Recommended by Lexpert in 2014.

    Other lawyers know we have the expertise and reputation to take care of their clients. We even get referrals from insurance defense lawyers who have opposed us on other personal injury cases – they’ve seen firsthand what our team can do, and recommend us because they know nobody does a better job of getting a fair settlement.

    EXPERTISE FOR SERIOUS INJURIES

    McLeish Orlando has a long and proven track record of success representing clients who have suffered from critical injuries. Our practice focuses on serious cases involving:

    • Brain injury including mild traumatic brain injury, moderate to severe TBI, hypoxic brain injury and injuries affecting the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.
    • Serious orthopaedic injuries including complex fractures, fractures that extend into joints and injuries to ligaments, tendons and other connective tissues.
    • Spinal cord injury including complete and incomplete SCI and the paralysis, chronic pain and fatigue that accompany these injuries.
    • Wrongful death caused by the negligence of others.
    • Injuries to children including swimming pool injuries, injuries from defective products or equipment, school trip injuries and improper supervision injuries.

    THE LAWYERS OTHER LAWYERS TURN TO

    Most of our referrals come from other lawyers. They know we have the expertise and reputation to take care of their clients. We even get referrals from insurance defense lawyers who have opposed us on other personal injury cases – they’ve seen firsthand what our team can do, and recommend us because they know nobody does a better job of getting a fair settlement.

    About McLeish Orlando

    McLeish Orlando is a Toronto personal injury law firm representing people who have been seriously injured and family members who have lost a loved one through the negligence of others. McLeish Orlando is a recognized leader within wrongful death and personal injury law. We represent people who have suffered brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and serious orthopaedic injuries. We strive for a fair settlement and the best possible results for our clients.

    We speak your language including:

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    Common Law Marriage in Texas #texas #bankruptcy #law, #texas #family #laws

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    Common Law Marriage in Texas

    What Is a Common Law Marriage?

    A valid common law marriage in Texas is where a man and woman become husband and wife without getting a marriage license and having a marriage ceremony. Once established, a common law marriage has the same legal effect as a ceremonial marriage.

    Under Texas law. to have a common law marriage, you must do three things:

    (1) Agree to be married
    (2) Live together as husband and wife, and
    (3) Told others (hold yourselves out) that you are married.

    In What Ways Do People “Hold Themselves Out” as Married ?

    Simply put, by telling others that they are married. Examples of telling other people you are married include:

    • Introducing yourselves as a married couple; or
    • Doing something that made people think you were married, like signing credit applications as a married couple.

    Even if you said that you were married only one time, you can meet this requirement.

    Can Children Under 18 Enter Into A Common Law Marriage?

    No. In Texas, both spouses must be adults. An adult and a child (or two children) can’t have a common law marriage, even if their parents give permission. In other words, no person under the age of 18 can be part of a common law marriage.

    Ending a Common Law Marriage

    Common law marriages in Texas have the same legal status as a ceremonial marriage. Why is this important? Because if the common law marriage doesn’t work out, you’ll have to get a formal divorce to end it.

    Getting a divorce is the same as with other marriages, except the couple must first prove to the court that they were married. The person that first files papers with the court has to prove that there was a common law marriage.

    Grounds for Common Law Divorce in Texas

    There are seven (7) grounds for divorce in Texas including:

    1. Insupportability – Divorce is granted without fault if the marriage can no longer continue because of disagreements or differences that cannot be resolved.

    2. Cruelty – Can be mental or physical.

    4. Felony conviction – During the marriage, your spouse has been convicted of a felony and imprisoned for at least one year (in any state or federal prison) and has not been pardoned. However, you cannot use this ground if your testimony is what was used in court to convict your spouse.

    5. Abandonment – Your spouse left you with the intention of abandoning you and remained away for at least one year.

    6. Living apart – You and your spouse have lived apart (without cohabitation) for at least three years.

    7. Confinement in mental hospital – your spouse has been confined in a mental hospital (state or private) for at least three years (at the time you file for divorce) and it appears that his mental disorder is a type that will not get better (or if it does get better, it appears that a relapse is probable).

    If you and your common law spouse have had children during the marriage, you may be required to pay child support. The judge may require one or both parents to provide child support and medical support until:

    • The child turns 18 or graduates from high school, whichever comes later;
    • The child is emancipated (released from custodial care) or the death of the child.

    If the child is disabled, child support payments could last for an indefinite period of time.

    Texas marriage laws can be tricky. Consider speaking to a Texas family law attorney if you have questions about your specific situation.





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    Utah Social Security Disability Lawyer #salt #lake #city, #disability, #attorney, #utah,

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    Welcome

    Utah Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer

    At the Salt Lake City law firm of Ward Harper, Attorney at Law, we help people throughout of Utah, including Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, Orem, Logan, Vernal and Price, to establish their right to benefits under disability benefits programs run by the Social Security Administration. Contact our office for a free evaluation of your case.

    The Social Security disability claims process can present many hurdles for people trying to establish their eligibility for benefits. I represent individuals throughout the claims process. At the third stage of the process, I represent claimants in hearings before administrative law judges to prove their disabilities and right to collect payment. I usually win by the administrative hearing stage. But if not, I appeal. I have taken cases all the way to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Success in SSDI and SSI Appeals

    I have won 99% of my cases since January 2001. Through September 2010, this amounted to 940 wins and 8 losses. I have won 1665 cases since 1994. Attorney Ward Harper will personally represent you before a judge and make the decisions in your case, not an associate or paralegal.

    No Legal Fees Unless We Obtain Benefits for You

    I charge no attorney’s fee while we are working on your case. Our standard fee is 25 percent of past-due benefits when we collect them on your behalf, up to a maximum of $6,000, if we win before appealing to federal court, as we usually do. Future benefits are all yours. You therefore pay nothing up front to benefit from our experience and skill.

    Ward Harper has focused on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases for his entire career as a lawyer (since 1988) and advocate for Utah Legal Services since 1984. With more than 26 years of experience and a proven record of success in Social Security benefits litigation, he can help you collect the benefits you need. Contact his office in Salt Lake City for a free evaluation of your claim .

    Every legal matter is different. The outcome of each legal case depends upon many factors, including the facts of the case. An attorney’s success in past legal matters should not be relied upon to predict a successful outcome in your own case.





    13/08/2017

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    New law eases path to divorce for many couples – Baltimore

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    New law eases path to divorce for many couples

    When spouses in Maryland agree to split up and amicably hammer out a separation agreement, state law still makes them wait a year to file for divorce.

    That will change Thursday — at least for some couples — when a new law eliminates the waiting period for those without minor children who mutually consent to divorce and agree on a property split. Couples with children will still have to live apart for a year before they can file, even if they have resolved custody and support issues.

    The change is the result of legislation sponsored by Sen. Robert A. Zirkin and passed in April by the General Assembly. Zirkin, a Baltimore County Democrat, said the measure will help thousands of Marylanders to move on with their lives.

    Lindsay Parvis, a Montgomery County attorney who co-chairs the Maryland State Bar Association’s section on family law, called the change a huge development.

    She said it will be a relief for many people to know they can move forward rather than a law telling them they have to wait 12 months.

    The current law starts the one-year clock on the day one spouse moves out of the common home. If the two later stay under the same roof for even a night, the clock resets to Day One.

    Tavon Wheeler believes his arrest history is holding him back.

    Over the years, the 31-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with violations such as disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol.In each instance, court records show, the charges were dropped or postponed indefinitely.

    Tavon Wheeler believes his arrest history is holding him back.

    Over the years, the 31-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with violations such as disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol.In each instance, court records show, the charges were dropped or postponed indefinitely.

    Parvis said the law will get the courts out of the business of asking eligible couples about that aspect of their lives.

    Del. Kathleen Dumais, a family lawyer and vice chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said clients come to her with settlement agreements and are shocked to learn they have to wait a year.

    They just look at me like I’ve lost my mind, said Dumais, a Montgomery County Democrat. It just seems so crazy.

    There are exceptions to the waiting period in current law for cases in which a spouse has committed adultery or been abusive. Lawyers point to cases where couples didn’t want to raise adultery charges in an uncontested divorce, but did so to avoid the waiting period. In other cases, spouses accuse themselves of adultery to expedite a ruling.

    Dumais, who helped steer the legislation through the House, said some delegates were concerned that Zirkin’s original bill did not include enough protections against one spouse taking advantage of the other. She said the House committee added an amendment excluding parents of minor children from expedited divorce and another requiring that both spouses attend the court hearing in person. Currently only one spouse has to attend the hearing on an uncontested divorce.

    The House passed the bill 104-34, with most Republicans opposed. The Senate, which earlier passed the bill 40-7, accepted the House changes and Gov. Larry Hogan signed the bill.

    Lawmakers acted after hearing stories such as that of Rachel London and William Atwell.

    In joint written testimony, London and Atwell told senators that after deciding in June 2011 that they no longer wanted to be married, they quickly reached agreement on a property split and the support and custody of their 4-year-old son. But because neither could afford to leave their Anne Arundel County home immediately, they lived under the same roof in separate bedrooms until Atwell could move out in October of that year.

    It wasn’t until a year later they could file for divorce, which was granted in November 2012.

    Allowing us to file for absolute divorce when we were ready more than a year before would have decreased the stress, burden and uncertainty, they wrote.

    Under the new law, a couple in their position still would not be eligible for a quick divorce because a child was involved. But Dumais said the legislation nonetheless represents meaningful change.

    What I find in family law is that baby steps are important, she said.

    Zirkin, who said divorce law is a small part of his practice, said he hopes the legislation will encourage separating couples to reach agreements.

    It creates an incentive for people to work it out, he said. Because the last thing you want in a divorce is people fighting over every last thing.

    And if couples aren’t fighting it out, that could save them on legal fees, Zirkin said.

    If this bill works the way it should. it’s a bad thing for divorce lawyers — which is a good thing, he said.

    Sen. Michael Hough, a Frederick County Republican, said the amendments made the bill less objectionable, but he still is opposed.

    Right now there’s a cooling-off period that’s in the law, he said. I just don’t want to make it so you can get a next-day divorce, and that’s where the law is headed.

    The bill was one of several that passed this year removing obstacles to divorce. Another that becomes law this week shortens to six months, rather than a year, the time someone must live in Maryland to file for divorce here — an issue important for military families who move frequently.

    Zirkin said such changes are part of a broader re-examination of Maryland’s approach to divorce.

    We have a lot of remnants of very old common law and very old statutes, said Zirkin, who chairs the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. This is not the end in terms of modernizing our law.

    These are among new Maryland laws effective Thursday:

    Rape kits: Requires police agencies to report backlogs of untested rape kits to state.

    Mental health: Requires Baltimore and county police to create units by next Oct. 1 trained to deal with mentally ill people.

    Police review: Expands mission and changes membership of Baltimore’s civilian review board.

    Public information: Creates new compliance board with authority to enforce public records law.

    Speed limits: Allows state highway officials to set speed limits up to 70 mph.

    Human trafficking: Allows someone charged with prostitution to use as a defense being a victim of human trafficking.





    12/08/2017

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    2017 San Francisco HR Star Conference #hr #star #conference, #human #resources,

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    *** Registration for SF HR Star 2017 is now closed. ***

    The San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 800+ HR professionals
    from terrific organizations in Northern California.

    Come celebrate our 15th year in the SF Bay area.

    There will be 17 sessions for Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

    Keynote Address:
    “I Can Read You”: Effective Communication, Incisive
    Questioning the Science of Unmasking Untruths

    Phillip R. Maltin, Esq.
    International Speaker Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

    Avoiding California’s Wage-Hour Traps
    Jennifer Brown Shaw, Esq.
    Founder Principal, Shaw Law Group, PC

    Top 10 Workplace Investigation Mistakes
    Allison West, Esq. SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

    Strategies to Combat Unconscious Bias in the Workplace:
    Why Raising Awareness is Not Enough

    Katherin Nukk-Freeman, Esq.
    Co-Founder President, SHIFT HR Compliance Training, LLC

    Career Development Employee Lifecycles
    Liz Ramos
    CEO, Engeniate

    Pay for Performance: Can Incentives Work?
    Shari Dunn
    Managing Director, Human Resources Compensation Consulting Practice,
    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    How to Crack the Code of Employee “Disengagement”
    Jill Christensen
    Author, Speaker Employee Engagement Expert

    Navigating the Post-Election ACA Waters
    Liliana O. Salazar, Esq.
    Chief Compliance Officer, Western Region, HUB International

    U.S. Immigration 2017: Mobility Trends Legal Outlook
    Norman C. Plotkin, Esq.
    Partner, Jackson Hertogs LLP

    Steps to a “Rightful” Termination: How to Terminate without Getting Sued
    Deborah Birndorf Zeiler, Esq. MBA
    Partner, Birndorf Law Offices, APC

    What HR Can Do to Make the Workplace More Successful
    for Introverts

    Rita Sever, M.A.
    President, Supervision Matters

    Tools and Skills for More Effective Interviewing
    Dave Collins
    Founder CEO, Oak and Reeds

    Background Check Trends for 2017: What Every Employer Needs to Know
    Pri Murphy
    National Account Executive, ESRCheck

    For California Employers Pay Equity Keeps Getting More Complicated
    Leonora �Lenny� Schloss, Esq.
    Shareholder, Employment and Labor Group, Jackson Lewis P.C.

    HR’s Partnership Challenge: Mastering the Art of
    Not Being Everything to Everyone

    Bruce L. Calvin, J.D.
    President, Calvin Associates, Inc.

    Storytelling for Business: Crafting Personal Experiences into Powerful Stories
    Dave Collins
    Founder CEO, Oak and Reeds

    7 Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation
    Allison West, Esq. SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists





    11/08/2017

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    Texas Criminal Laws #texas #criminal #laws, #criminal #law

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    Texas Criminal Laws

    Texas’ criminal statutes identify a wide range of conduct considered illegal, such as theft or murder, made punishable by fines, imprisonment, and other sanctions. Criminal laws and sanctions in Texas are similar to those of other states, but the Lone Star State is unique in a number of ways, such as its tough penalties for drug offenses and frequent use of the death penalty. This section covers a wide variety of Texas criminal laws, including statutes prohibiting child abuse, kidnapping, extortion, and illicit drugs. Speak with a Texas criminal law attorney if you have additional questions or need legal representation.

    Learn About Texas Criminal Laws

    The basics of assault and battery law under Texas statute. Criminal assault is the threat of violence and criminal battery is the unwanted touching (such as hitting) of another person.

    Overview of Texas domestic violence laws, beginning with the legal grounds for charging defendants with the crime, penalties and sentences for offenders, information for victims, and links to related resources.

    The main provisions of Texas capital punishment laws, which govern when and how the death penalty may be applied as a punishment for particularly serious crimes, like first degree murder.

    Details about the Texas Controlled Substances Act and its prohibition of illicit drug possession, including classifications, defenses to possession charges, penalties for offenders, and links to other drug-related resources.

    Despite the popularity of Texas Hold ‘Em, gambling is strictly prohibited in Texas except for dog and horse racing. This page summarizes gambling laws in the Lone Star State.

    Basics of Texas sexual assault (or rape) laws, which prohibit the commission of sexual acts against an unwilling partner, often through force or threat of force.





    10/08/2017

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    Master of Laws in Taxation Law #masters #in #tax #law

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    Master of Laws in Taxation Law

    Program at a Glance

    Tax law has become an increasingly challenging area of practice in today’s complex and global regulatory environment, and Boston University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program stands at the forefront of preparing lawyers to meet these challenges. In fact, BU Law is ranked #8 in the nation in tax law according to U.S. News World Report (2017 edition).

    BU Law’s renowned Graduate Tax Program, first established in 1959, is available through online instruction, enabling practitioners to receive either fundamental or advanced training in a convenient, accessible format. This 24-credit option provides the same rigorous and comprehensive course of study—and expert faculty—as BU Law’s traditional, residential Graduate Tax Program.

    The online Graduate Tax Program enables students to master not only the fundamental concepts of tax law, but also develop a thorough understanding of how complex tax issues are handled across a variety of practical settings.

    Professional Support for Students and Graduates of the LLM in Taxation

    At Boston University you can participate in personalized counseling sessions aimed to help you identify and achieve your professional goals. Each 45-minute session is tailored to your individual needs. All advisors are former practicing attorneys whose real-world experience can translate into real-world strategies for your career success. Session topics are yours to select and are not limited to the following:

    • Interview preparation;
    • Résumé optimization and formatting;
    • Professional etiquette and networking strategies;
    • Professional development tactics designed to promote career advancement.

    The tools and strategies provided in these one-on-one sessions are designed to enhance your professional standing in the practice. Available upon the successful completion of your first 12 credits, the sessions will be an important part of your overall BU Law education.

    Additional support includes:

    • Professional Development Guides
    • Online Job Database
    • Alumni Database and Networking
    • Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE)

    Awards Accreditations

    #8, Best Law Schools, Tax Law, U.S. News World Report. 2017

    #2, LLM in Taxation, Best of the National Law Journal (2014 Edition)

    Why Choose BU’s Master of Laws in Taxation?

    • You ll benefit from a personalized course of study from a curriculum that blends practice and theory.
    • Your advanced law degree from BU is valued by a wide variety of employers: As of January 2015, over 92% of the Class of 2014 was fully employed: of this 92%, 35% were employed at accounting firms, 42% at law firms, 21% as in-house counsel, and 2% at government bodies. And they’re not just employed in New England: 46% of employed Class of 2014 graduates work in either the Mid-Atlantic, the West Coast, the Midwest, the South, or internationally.
    • This LLM program option is ideal for domestic and foreign-trained lawyers who seek to expand their expertise in tax law, and features:
      • Accessible and engaged faculty
      • Live sessions
      • Diverse course content offering a balance between fundamental tax law and specific tax law subjects
      • A top-ranked degree from a highly valued institution
    • The program provides:
      • A fundamental understanding of the practical application of tax theory
      • Enhanced knowledge of tax law to better serve clients and employers
      • Specialized training that can lead to an expanded client base
      • Intensive training in tax that can lead to a new direction in one’s legal
      • An advanced law degree that employers value

    Cost*

    Curriculum

    The 24-credit online curriculum may be completed in as few as two sessions of full-time study, or part time over the course of up to four years—a flexible arrangement designed for the schedules of busy professionals whose responsibilities preclude enrollment in our on-campus program. The online format allows students to begin the program in any of the three sessions—fall, spring, or summer.

    Courses

    In order to receive BU Law’s Master of Laws in Taxation, students enrolled in the fully online option must complete 24 credits of coursework.

    • All online students are expected to complete the degree requirements within four years.
    • Twenty-four (24) credits are required to complete the degree program.
    • Required courses include Federal Income Taxation I II, Tax Practice and Procedure, Partnership Tax I, and Introduction to Corporate Tax.
    • Requirements and prerequisites can be waived based on prior coursework.

    Admission

    Admissions standards to the online LLM in Taxation program option are the same as those for the traditional, residential option. Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation program.





    09/08/2017

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    Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney (407) 644-2466 – Winter Park Lawyer The

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    Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney, The Rivas Law Firm

    Why Choose Rivas Law Firm to Resolve Your Suspended License Case:

    • Over 30 years of combined experience.
    • We have defended countless clients against even the most serious of charges.
    • With our help, our clients have been able to avoid such penalties as jail, fines, community service, probation, and more.
    • We are highly reviewed and rated (see some of our reviews below).

    We have a bilingual staff [Spanish-English].

    Experienced attorneys will handle your case from beginning to end NOT paralegals or inexperienced associates.

    All our clients receive personalized attention.

    Client Reviews

    Our Orlando, Florida law firm defends clients in all walks of life in the face of a wide range of both state and federal criminal charges. and offer our professional legal services to clients with criminal matters involving:





    07/08/2017

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    Connecticut Threatening Laws – CT Penalties for Threatening to Commit a

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    Connecticut Threatening Laws Penalties

    Most people don t know that simply threatening someone else can result in a serious criminal charge that could include jail time in your are found guilty.

    There are two classes of threatening under the Connecticut Penal code: first degree, which is generally terroristic threats to a group of people, or second degree, which is generally threatening a person with harm.

    Call for a free legal consultation on your Connecticut criminal charge of threatening, and I ll go over your case and help you determine your best options to beat the charges.

    What is Threatening?

    According to Connecticut criminal law, threatening to commit a crime is defined as follows:

    It is a felony level charge (first degree threatening. also known as terroristic threats), if:

    • you terrorize someone using a hazardous substance
    • cause the evacuation of a building or public place
    • threaten to commit such a crime that would cause significant public inconvenience, or in reckless disregard to causing that convenience.

    Threatening in the Second Degree is defined as:

    • placing another person in fear of imminent personal injury
    • threatening to commit a crime of violence in order to terrorize another person
    • issuing threats that are in reckless disregard of causing fear or terror

    Penalties for Threatening in Connecticut





    07/08/2017

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    Chicago Car Accident Attorneys #car #accident #lawyer, #auto #accident #attorney, #chicago

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    Experienced Motor Vehicle Accident Representation

    Motor vehicle accidents are a daily occurrence on many Illinois roads. If you have been injured in an accident, you deserve an attorney who understands that your accident is unlike any other. Your lawyer should not treat you like just another file to close. Your case is unique because of the impact it has on your life. The outcome of your case can change your life, either helping you get back on track or leaving you without the resources you need to move forward.

    At Seidman Margulis Fairman, LLP, we have been helping individuals and families get the compensation they deserve after serious motor vehicle accidents for more than three decades. We can help you, too. Call 312-445-9034 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

    Types Of Accidents

    There are many types of car accidents. from rear-end and T-bone crashes to head-on collisions. Our firm will do a thorough investigation to ensure that you get the full compensation you deserve. Sometimes an accident is not the fault of a distracted driver. but instead is the result of a product defect such as a blown tire or a poorly constructed road. There may be two or more parties who contributed to the accident you suffered. Whatever the case, we will find the answers you need.

    Our firm is experienced at handling complex vehicle accident cases. We help clients after:

    • Car accidents: Car accidents have many causes, but situations involving reckless acts such as speeding or drunk driving can be particularly damaging, especially when they happen in high-speed locations like highways.
    • Truck accidents: Truck accidents can be catastrophic and involve complex laws, rules and regulations that apply when commercial business is involved.
    • Passenger accidents: Accidents where those injured are not responsible for control of the vehicle can be difficult, but our firm knows how to secure proper compensation for passengers involved in all types of accidents, including mass transit.
    • Bicycle accidents: Establishing negligence in a bicycle crash can be difficult. Our firm understands bike accidents and can help riders hold negligent parties accountable for the harm they caused. We have extensive experience handling dooring accidents, a common problem on city streets.
    • Motorcycle accidents: Most collisions between cars and motorcycles are the result of negligence by the driver of the car. Motorcyclists often suffer significant injuries in a crash. Our firm has the experience you need to obtain full compensation after a motorcycle accident.
    • Pedestrian accidents: When a pedestrian is involved in an accident, he or she has no protection to help prevent injury. Unlike a driver whose vehicle, air bags and seat belts will help mitigate his or her injuries, pedestrians are often the hardest hit after an accident.

    If you were involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver. it is crucial you get in touch with our firm. Your car insurance should provide you with coverage, but getting an adequate amount from your insurance company can be a grueling process.

    A Record Of Success

    Our car accident attorneys have obtained many substantial verdicts and settlements for personal injury clients and family members who lost a loved one to a fatal vehicle accident. Contact us today to learn more.

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    07/08/2017

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    Manhattan Personal Injury Attorney #law #firm, #law #office, #legal #advice, #lawyer,

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    Manhattan Personal Injury Lawyer

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    Personal Injury Attorneys Who Know Construction Technology, Science and Engineering

    If you or a family member is seriously injured, disabled or killed as a result of another’s negligence, contacting a personal injury attorney is often a smart move. A serious personal injury is an overwhelming experience. You may be getting medical treatment, contacting your insurance company and trying to figure out how to pay the bills. It is hard to know where to start, especially if the cause of the injury is complex.

    Luckily, the Manhattan personal injury lawyers at DeToffol Associates can help. Our firm was founded by David DeToffol after spending years as a New York State professional engineer and a United States patent attorney. His background in these fields means that he knows what questions to ask and how to build a case with technical and mechanical evidence. Please contact our New York City office at 212-962-2220 for a free consultation.

    We Speak Your Language

    Personal injury cases, especially construction. malpractice and product liability cases, are usually very complicated. With our engineering and patent office experience, we understand how equipment and other mechanical products work. We can help you understand why your injury happened — and show you how we will fight for maximum compensation. You can leave the technical and legal details to us, while you concentrate on your recovery.

    Sometimes personal injury cases seem like they should be straightforward, such as in a car accident caused by a person running a red light. However, in further investigation, there may be a host of issues that can prohibit you from collecting the full compensation you deserve. We are experienced in handling all aspects of personal injury claims and can sort through the issues to help recover financial damages to the fullest extent of the law.

    Vital Business Law Experience Too

    We also represent individuals and businesses in cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, intellectual property and licensing. Our counsel uses decades of corporate experience to handle cases involving business and corporate law .

    How We Can Help

    We cannot undo an injury, but an experienced personal injury lawyer can help you sort through the legal and financial issues that remain after an injury. We can also protect your interests in business matters. Please call us at 212-962-2220 or send an e-mail. We look forward to speaking with you.

    • Construction accident
    • $2,800,000
    • Medical malpractice child birth delivery
    • $2,000,000
    • Wrongful death inhospital
    • $2,000,000
    • Fire burn accident
    • $1,800,000
    • Auto head trauma
    • $1,800,000
    • Elevator accident
    • $1,550,000
    • Fall from building
    • $1,220,000
    • Car hit windshield brain injury
    • $1,200,000
    • Motor vehicle rollover
    • $1,100,000
    • Car accident
    • $1,085,000
    • Assaulted at concert
    • $1,050,000
    • Construction accident fall from ladder
    • $1,000,000
    • Lead paint poisoning
    • $1,000,000
    • Construction fall from scaffold
    • $ 900,000
    • Explosion
    • $ 850,000
    • Forklift
    • $ 750,000
    • Construction fall through floor
    • $ 750,000
    • Construction accident slip and fall
    • $ 650,000
    • Dangerous product
    • $ 600,000
    • Hit from behind collision
    • $ 500,000
    • Trip and fall
    • $ 500,000
    • Fall on broken walk
    • $ 450,000
    • Supermarket accident
    • $ 300,000
    • Ceiling collapse
    • $ 255,000
    • Building Fire
    • $ 250,000
    • Door lock security
    • $ 225,000
    • Pedestrian knockdown
    • $ 175,000
    • Staircase fall
    • $ 150,000
    • Dentist malpractice
    • $ 140,000
    • Fall down in shopping center
    • $ 125,000
    • Dangerous tool
    • $ 125,000
    • Slip and fall on city sidewalk
    • $ 100,000
    • Unsupervised students
    • $ 100,000





    06/08/2017

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    Find Law Enforcement Scholarships – Grants for College Students #law #enforcement

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    Scholarships for Law Enforcement Students

    Protect Your Bank Account and Serve Your Community

    Law enforcement careers span a broad range of specialties that includes investigative work and civil service at all levels. United States Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation and countless local law enforcement agencies require steady streams of well-trained professionals to protect and serve. Preparatory education is drawn from university criminal justice programs, but other majors lead to law enforcement careers too. Psychology, accounting. sociology and other specialized degrees provide strong foundations for work in law enforcement.

    Earning certificates, associate s and bachelor s degrees. and advanced criminal justice credentials are academic pursuits that require higher education financing. Criminal justice and related majors qualify for large-scale federal financial aid and state-administered general education funds, but committed law enforcement hopefuls also enjoy access to career-specific funding set aside specifically for future defenders of personal liberty.

    A catch-all approach to law enforcement education funding looks at federal, state and local resources; especially industry associations, foundations, government agencies and campus-specific financial aid programs. Consider these diverse scholarship resources to illustrate the wide range of interested entities that contribute to law enforcement education.

    Office of the Police Corps*

    *The following program description is for historical reference only. Police officer recruitment efforts have slowed, so Police Corps Scholarships are on hold. The program may or may-not be funded again in the future. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the U.S. Department of Justice for developing information.

    A federal program designed to reduce violent crime by increasing the number of skilled police officers working on community patrols across the United States, the Police Corps offers scholarships worth up to $3,750 per year to students who plan to earn their undergraduate degrees, complete Police Corps training, and then serve for at least four years in high need communities. Since Police Corps scholarships are renewable, students receive a maximum of $15,000 from this program, which may be used for tuition, fees, books, room, and board.

    Men and women of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the Police Corps Scholarship Program. Family income is not considered, but all applicants must be enrolled as full-time students. Community college students are eligible once they have been accepted into four-year college programs.

    Wisconsin Professional Police Association

    Wisconsin residents who are pursuing law enforcement degrees at state colleges and vocational schools are eligible for this state-specific financial aid. Criminal justice, police science and other related law enforcement programs that lead to two-year and four-year degrees are supported by the WPPA Scholarship Program. Law school does not qualify. To be considered, students are required to submit:

    • Completed Application
    • High School Transcript
    • Three Letters of Recommendation
    • 200 Word Essay Why a Law Enforcement Career ?

    Paralyzed and Disabled Police Officers Fund

    National Association of Chiefs of Police puts forth a Disabled Police Officers Fund Educational Scholarship that supports higher education among members. Scholarships are worth $500 each, and are renewed for four years of college. Disabled officers and their sons and daughters are eligible to apply. Transcripts of current students, SAT/ACT scores, and a GPA of 2.0 are prerequisites.

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    Criminal justice students planning to pursue law enforcement careers specializing in fraud awareness are eligible for the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The generous program dispenses one $10,000, two $5000, four $2500 and 23 $1000 scholarships annually, to current full-time undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate passion and aptitude for fraud-related fields like business, criminal justice, accounting and finance.

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) awards require qualified candidates to submit completed applications, essays, transcripts, and letters of recommendation. In addition to Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarships, students-members are eligible for ACFE Chapter Sponsored Scholarships.

    Women in Law Enforcement Scholarships

    Female college students pursuing careers in federal law enforcement are eligible to apply for scholarships awarded by Women in Federal Law Enforcement. a professional organization dedicated to promoting gender equity within the field. Scholarships are valued at $2,000 each and may be renewed according to the organization s future funding.

    Women in Federal Law Enforcement Scholarships are awarded based on each applicant s level of academic achievement, commitment to community service, and exhibited professional law enforcement potential. Full-time students majoring in criminal justice or related disciplines are encouraged to apply. One year of completed college coursework, an essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are prerequisites that must be satisfied alongside completed applications. Some WIFLE Scholarships are reserved for members in good standing. For additional gender-based scholarships rewarding women, consult our Women s Scholarships Page .

    National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

    The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) is committed to increasing the number of African American law enforcement leaders. Black students who enter law enforcement educational programs are supported by national and regional NOBLE chapters across the United States. As part of the organization s Community Outreach effort, several annual memorial scholarships are awarded to promising law enforcement students of African descent. Additional financial resources for African Americans are outlined on this Minority Scholarships Page .

    School-Specific Scholarships For Law Enforcement Programs

    Loyola University

    Loyola provides oportunities for local law enforcement officials to earn college degrees that strengthen their ability to serve the New Orleans community. Officers employed by regional police and sheriff s departments receive reduced tuition rates at Loyola, provided they are enrolled in pursuit of their first bachelor s degrees and studying fields related to criminal justice. Loyola Department of Criminal Justice maintains up-to-date information about this program that bolsters the profession in Louisiana.

    Sam Houston State University

    Criminal Justice Department Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and financial need. Graduate students, undergraduates and incoming freshmen are eligible to apply for department scholarships. The application is completed online, as part of the school s ScholarX Application. Internships are also available through the department.

    Idaho State University

    Criminal justice and sociology majors at Idaho State are eligible for scholarships and internships administered by the College of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice. Specialized programs include Law Enforcement and Female Corrections study tracks.

    Western Illinois University

    Law Enforcement and Justice Administration majors are eligible to compete for several related scholarships on campus. Some awards available at WIU include:

    • American Criminal Justice Association WIU Scholarship
    • John Bliven Law Enforcement Scholarship
    • American Society for Industrial Security Scholarship
    • Keith Webb Scholarship
    • Others

    University of Louisville

    The Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police Scholarships distributed at Louisville each year are worth $500 each to six annual recipients. Applicants exhibiting these personal characteristics are encouraged to apply:

    • Resident of Kentucky
    • Majoring in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or Police Administration
    • Enrolled Full-Time
    • Pursuing AA, BS or MS Degrees

    Preference is given to candidates who are children of active law enforcement professionals, and to students who have officially declared academic majors in approved areas of law enforcement studies.





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    Los Angeles Workers’ Comp Lawyers Fees

    Attorney Fees

    Attorney fees in workers compensation cases are regulated by the Labor Code and the Workers Compensation Appeals Board.

    Attorney fees in workers compensation cases are contingent fees. If you lose your case, you owe nothing. If you get a settlement or award of benefits, my office gets 15%. The 15% attorney fee is paid from the employee’s workers compensation benefits. In a few cases, the employer might have to pay the attorney fee.

    In most cases, the 15% is based on the permanent disability award.

    If my office obtains other benefits after having gone to the Board, I request 15% to be withheld from past due benefits.

    If the case is settled, my office requests attorney fees of 15% on the amount of the settlement.

    California has one of the lowest percentages for attorney fees in the nation. The Labor Code provides for attorney fees between 9% and 12%. In practice, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board has approved 15% attorney fees for many years. My office as well as all other workers compensation lawyers in the Los Angeles area all charge and get a 15% fee.

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    Experienced California workers’ compensation attorney Kenton Koszdin is dedicated to helping injured workers navigate the California workers’ compensation system, so that you can get the compensation you need. With extensive experience and knowledge of workers’ compensation law in California, Mr. Koszdin will protect your rights and keep you up to speed on the progress of your case every step of the way. Call us today at (800) 438-7734 for a free, confidential consultation.

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    Congratulations Class of 2017

    We congratulate the Class of 2017 and welcome you as our new alumni! We are proud of you and look forward to watching your continued success on the road ahead.
    To view photos from Commencement 2017 weekend, please visit the following links:

    May 13 Commencement photos

    Spring Open House Events

    Our Open House events are hosted by the Admissions team and Kevin Cieply, Ave Maria School of Law’s President and Dean. We invite you to visit our Southwest Florida campus so you may discover why Ave Maria School of Law is the best law school choice for you.
    Learn More

    An Interview with Associate Dean of Career Services and Alumni Affairs, Jennifer Lucas-Ross

    “Having a plan is essential, but keep your heart open.”
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    A Conversation with Gerard Anglade, Class of 2017

    Gerard Anglade is about to embark on finalizing his three year journey in law school when he will walk during Commencement this May. In addition, he s raising a family with his wife living here on campus. We wanted to learn a little more about this inspiring, bright young man, and we re happy to share his insight with you.
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    May 2017 Newsletter from the Dean

    Ranked Most Devout Law School, Commencement, Saying Goodbye and Looking Ahead. We invite you to take a look at this month’s newsletter from Dean Cieply.
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    Register now for Summer Classes at Ave Law!

    Ave Maria School of Law Named Military Friendly School

    Victory Media has announced their 2017 Military Friendly Schools and Ave Maria School of Law has made the list. The ratings recognize companies and schools with leading programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces leaving military service and military spouses.
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    Founder Tom Monaghan’s Interview with Legends of Success

    Hear Tom Monaghan, our Founder, featured on the national radio show “Legends of Success” with John Resnick.
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    Ave Men s Softball Team National Champions

    Advocate 2016: Words with Meaning

    We invite you to take a look as it includes stories on our wonderful Florida law school students, alumni, donors and friends. We’re blessed with and proud of our community, all that has been accomplished, and what is to come.
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    Generous Scholarship Opportunities Available!

    Highlighted Scholarships Include:

    Dean’s Scholarship: $28,000 – $33,000

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  • Generous Scholarship Opportunities Available!

    Highlighted Scholarships Include:

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  • Maryland Mutual Consent Divorce #maryland #mutual #consent #divorce, #maryland #mutual #consent

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    Maryland Mutual Consent Divorce — Without Children – All Forms and Legal Advice Included.

    Ready to start? Click on the package you need to register and access the online questionnaire. You can save your answers and return later. When you’re ready to move forward, simply pay by credit card and submit the questionnaire to our firm.
    We will review to make sure it is correct, provide you with legal advice, and detailed filing instructions.

    Now there is no one-year waiting period for an uncontested divorce, if you meet the new qualifications for a Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryl and , — effective October 1, 2015.

    Qualifications for a Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryland

    Effective October 1, 2015, Maryland has a new kind of divorce called a �Mutual Consent Divorce.� If you don�t have any children you can qualify for this divorce which does not require a one year waiting period. This new divorce is called a Divorce by Mutual Consent .

    It is only available to couples who don’t have any minor children. You must satisfy these conditions to quaify for a Divorce by Mutual Consent :

    Four Conditions for Divorce by �Mutual Consent�.

    A couple will be able to qualify for divorce by �mutual consent� if four conditions are met:

    1. They have no minor children in common;

    2. They have a signed, written settlement agreement covering both alimony and property rights that they submit to the Court;

    3. Neither party asks the Court to set aside their written settlement agreement; and

    4. They both appear at the uncontested divorce hearing.

    Separation before Filing no longer Required

    This type of divorce does not require the couple to be separated for any period of time before filing for the divorce. The only other existing, no-fault ground for absolute divorce in Maryland requires parties to be separated for an entire year before they can file.

    Under current Maryland law, living together under the same roof while negotiating property and support issues, delays when a divorce can be granted on no-fault grounds. Only after a couple has separated residences and has lived separate and apart for twelve months can one of them file for a divorce on no-fault grounds.

    This means that if you qualify and execute a Marital Separation Agreement, you can file for divorce as soon as each party as executed the Marital Separation Agreement.

    Our forms package supports this new Mutual Consent Divorce and also comes with legal advice.

    Our cost is $249.00, plus you play court filing fees. We also provide you with all of the legal advice you need at no extra charge.

    The Hearing for a No-Fault Divorce in Maryland

    At the hearing for Absolute Divorce, you will need a corroborative witness. This is a person who testifies for you and supports your version of the facts. The witness gives his/her testimony based on the facts he/she saw or heard. We provide you with detailed instructions so you can represent yourself in the divorce hearing.

    If you file for A Mutual Consent Divorce, both parties will have to attend and participate in the hearing.

    Guarantee: We offer a 100% refund if you are not satisfied.

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    Newport Beach DUI Lawyer #newport #beach #dui #lawyer, #california #dui #laws

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    Newport Beach DUI Attorneys

    If you have been arrested for DUI in Newport Beach or are facing criminal DUI charges in Newport Beach (Harbor) Court. our experienced DUI attorneys are prepared to help. The Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, with offices in Irvine, Long Beach, and Orange is a nationally-known law firm of DUI lawyers specializing in DUI defense exclusively: no clients but those charged with drunk driving are accepted. Our Irvine DUI lawyers average 21 years of criminal experience and each DUI lawyer has the support of the firm’s expert staff: a former DUI Task Force officer, a former Crime Lab alcohol testing supervisor and a former California DMV license suspension hearing officer.

    The DUI defense firm has received the prestigious A-V peer review rating from the Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory ( very high to preeminent in legal ability and ethics) – the highest awarded and one shared by fewer than 7% of all lawyers in the country. The Law Offices of Taylor Taylor has also been recognized for its excellence by client review-based awards from Yelp and Avvo, as well as by voting by fellow attorneys as Southern California Super Lawyers for 12 of the past 14 years. And the Better Business Bureau has given the firm the highest A+ rating for the past 13 years.

    We invite you to contact us at our offices in Irvine, Long Beach, or Orange for a free consultation about your Newport Beach DUI criminal case and DMV driver’s license suspension hearing. We also invite you to visit the firm’s main website, and review the many informative pages addressing such helpful subjects as Breathalyzer Accuracy and DUI License Suspensions as well as answers to such frequently asked questions as What will happen if I refuse to take the breathalyzer test? and What does it cost to retain a DUI attorney?

    Driving under the influence of alcohol, or “DUI” as it is usually called, is the most commonly committed crime in the United States. Yet it is almost always committed by a noncriminal – that is, by an otherwise respectable citizen who has never been in trouble with the law. Consequently, the accused citizen often turns to an attorney not specialized in drunk driving defense. As experienced DUI defense attorneys well know, this is invariably a tragic mistake. It is critical for the individual accused of DUI to be aware of certain facts:

    1. Though the most common of all offenses, DUI is one of the most complex to understand and defend properly, partly due to the complexities of breath and blood alcohol analysis.
    2. The stakes in a DUI case are higher than realized – far higher in the long run than for most other misdemeanors.
    3. A unique system of legal laws and procedures exists in DUI cases, a system geared to facilitate a conviction in the absence of expert legal representation.
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    Georgia Speeding Ticket Lawyer #georgia #speeding #law, #georgia #traffic #law, #georgia

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    The Georgia Department of Driver Service is the administrative agency that issues (and acts to suspend) a driver’s license in Georgia. If you are convicted of any of the following charges (in or outside of Georgia), your driver’s license will be suspended:

    Homicide by vehicle.

    A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used.

    Using a motor vehicle in fleeing or attempting to elude an officer.

    Fraudulent or fictitious use of, or application for a license.

    Hit and run or leaving the scene of an accident.

    If you refuse to take a chemical test for intoxication, then your license will be suspended for 12 months through the administrative license suspension process.

    Operating a motor vehicle with a revoked, canceled, or suspended registration in violation of OCGA 40-6-15.

    Conviction for driving without insurance is a 60/90-day suspension.

    If convicted for driving while license is suspended, revoked or canceled, your driver’s license will be further suspended for six months.

    If you fail to appear in court or respond to a citation, your license may be suspended indefinitely.

    Your driver’s license will be suspended if you are convicted of possession, distribution, manufacture, cultivation, sale or transfer of a controlled substance or marijuana.

    The Department is authorized to suspend your license if its records or other evidence shows that you have accumulated 15 points within 24 months under the point system, including violations committed out of state.

    In addition to any other fines or penalties imposed by the Court, the Georgia Department of Driver Services will impose a fee of $200.00 on any driver convicted of speeding of 85 miles per hour or more on any road or highway or 75 miles per hour or more on any two-lane road or highway. Once convicted of one of these offenses, the driver is classified as a “super speeder” in Georgia.

    Our Georgia speeding ticket lawyers are experienced in helping people charged with speeding in high intensity traffic enforcement areas. There are several jurisdictions throughout Georgia that are known for writing countless speeding citations. If you have been cited for speeding in Tift County. Monroe County. Atlanta. Port Wentworth. or any other jurisdiction throughout the State of Georgia, do not hesitate to contact our office.





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    Uncontested Divorce – DIY Forms #court, #courts, #new #york, #new #york

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    Uncontested Divorce Program

    Aviso: Este programa es en ingl s, pero obtendr su traducci n al pulsar sobre ESPA OL. Deber responder en ingl s o el tribunal rechazar sus documentos.

    An “uncontested” divorce is where both you and the person you want to divorce agree to divorce and there is an agreement about what will happen to your finances and property after the divorce. [Learn more about Divorce ]

    You can use this program if:

    • You and the person you want to divorce are over 18 years of age,
    • You and the person you want to divorce have no “children” under 21 years of age ,
    • Your marriage has been over for at least 6 months and your relationship can’t be saved, AND
    • All marital property issues, including debt, have been settled.

    Information Checklist

    You will need the following information with you when you use this program:

    • The name, previous last names (if any), current address, social security number, and phone number of the person you want to divorce.
    • A copy of your marriage certificate.
    • If you have any of the following: Settlement Agreement, Order of Protection, etc.
    • If you have an extreme financial hardship and can’t afford the court fees: information about your income, the things you own, and how much you spend a month on utilities and rent.

    Download and print the checklist of information you will need to complete this program.

    Start

    Note: You will be taken to our partner website called LawHelp Interactive.

    You can Sign Up to Save Your Work or go directly to the program without signing up by clicking on Get Started or Go . Then check to agree to the Terms of Use and click on Continue to begin the program.

    About DIY Forms

    Who Can Use These Programs?
    You can use DIY Forms if:

    • you’re a court user and you don’t have a lawyer;
    • you’re a legal services provider;
    • you’re a pro bono lawyer. Pro bono lawyers filing a DIY Form must submit thispro bono affirmation .
    • you’re from a low-bono (reduced fee) program recognized and authorized to use the DIY Form programs by the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program. You must submit this low-bono affirmation with the filing.

    Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use.

    Computer Requirements
    In order to use DIY Form programs, make sure you have the following:

    Note: If you’re on a Mac and do not have Microsoft Word, this program will not work for you.

    Help Using DIY Forms
    See Frequently Asked Questions for help using DIY Form programs.

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    National Medical Malpractice Statistics #medical #malpractice #statistics #medical #malpractice,medical #malpractice #lawyers,medical

    National Medical Malpractice Statistics

    This article spotlights a number of statistics on medical malpractice, from incidence of medical errors to compensation in medical malpractice lawsuits. For another look at real-world data on these kinds of cases, check out our companion article on Trends in Medical Malpractice Cases.

    Statistical Profile of Medical Malpractice Patients

    Of plaintiff patients in a recent study of medical malpractice cases, the majority were female (60%), with a median age of 38 years old. About one-fifth were newborns, and approximately 12% were over 65 years of age. These numbers are from a 2006 New England Journal of Medicine study. which took a random look at 1,452 resolved medical malpractice cases involving malpractice insurance carriers across all regions of the U.S.

    Statistical Profile of Defendants in Medical Malpractice Cases

    There is a fairly even distribution when it comes to medical malpractice lawsuits being filed against certain kinds of health care providers. In the NEJM study detailed in the above paragraph, obstetrician-gynecologists (OBGYNs) were the defendants in 19% of cases, with the next most common defendants being general surgeons (17%) and primary care physicians (16%).

    Average Compensation in Medical Malpractice Claims

    Looking at all paid medical malpractice claims (i.e. through settlement agreement or jury award) from 2005 to 2009, a study that appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that the average compensation for medical malpractice that occurred in the inpatient setting was around $363,000. while the average award for healthcare mistakes in the outpatient setting was about $290,000 .

    Results of the NEJM study (mentioned above) showed average compensation in medical malpractice claims to be about $485,000, with average jury awards after a verdict in court checking in at almost twice the average out-of-court settlement ($799,000 for jury awards and $462,000 for settlements).

    Patients’ Success Rate in Medical Malpractice Trials

    While the dollar figures are fairly high for medical malpractice plaintiffs who are successful at trial, the numbers show that plaintiffs aren’t all that likely to get a verdict in their favor. Of medical malpractice cases that make it to court trials, plaintiffs prevailed in 21% of verdicts. while settlement-based resolutions favored the plaintiff in 61% of cases (data from NEJM study discussed above).

    Read more about five real-life medical malpractice stories and its verdicts.

    Percentage of Healthcare Mistakes Reported by Hospitals

    Treatment errors and other mistakes made in the provision of health care to Medicare patients are reported by hospitals in only 14% of cases, said a 2012 study released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    Most Common Reasons for Medical Malpractice Claims

    For inpatient incidents, surgery errors accounted for about 34% of medical malpractice claims, checking in as the most common basis for a claim. On the outpatient side, errors in diagnosis made up about 46% of all medical malpractice claims (data from the JAMA study mentioned above).

    Average Time Periods in Medical Malpractice Cases

    In a 2007 study that looked at the outcomes of medical malpractice cases in select U.S. states, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) found that the average injured patient waits 16.5 months before filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Once the suit is filed, it takes an average of 27.5 months to reach resolution of a medical malpractice case (i.e. through a negotiated settlement or through a jury verdict).

    Percentage of Medical Malpractice Cases that Settle

    About 93% of all medical malpractice cases are resolved before trial, meaning that only 7% of cases end in a jury verdict in favor of the patient or the health care provider (data from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics).

    Costs of Medical Malpractice Nationwide

    According to a 2009 Congressional Budget Office Report. the total direct costs to healthcare providers resulting from medical malpractice liability (including malpractice insurance, settlements, awards, and administrative costs not covered by insurance) was $35 billion in 2009. This figure represented 2% of the total healthcare expenditures across the U.S. for that same year.

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    Law Enforcement Degree #law #enforcement #degree, #law #enforcement #training

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    Law Enforcement Degree

    Are you thinking of pursuing a career in law enforcement? Law enforcement agencies are increasingly looking for applicants who have earned a law enforcement degree. Most schools now offer a criminal justice degree with a concentration in law enforcement, which will give you an edge over applicants who have a less relevant formal education.

    A degree in law enforcement coupled with your graduation from a police academy or training facility will help you understand the dynamics of crime prevention, the protocols of the law when dealing with suspects and dangerous situations, and a comprehensive understanding of our nation’s criminal justice system. In addition, you will learn about state and federal laws, the court system, civil rights, warrants, as well as weapons training and protocols.

    Law Enforcement Degree Courses Curriculum

    Many schools now offer criminal justice degree’s with a law enforcement specialization, which tailors the program specifically for future law enforcement professionals. In the past, criminal justice degree’s were offered as a general area of study with an overview of all the core components; however, schools are now responding to the demand to offer a more focused curriculum for specific roles. Most programs provide an overview of the criminal justice system, then a suite of courses designed to get more in depth on issues such as dealing with domestic violence issues, police protocol, warrants, and gang related challenges. The following is a sample program in a law enforcement degree.

    Core Criminal Justice Curriculum

    • Intro Overview of the Criminal Justice System
    • Criminology, Deviance, and Theories of Crime Punishment
    • Introduction to the Courts Correctional System

    Law Enforcement Specialization Courses

    • Law Enforcement Operations
    • Protocol Jurisdiction Responsibilities Interaction
    • Ethical Considerations in Law Enforcement
    • Legal Issues, Miranda Rights, Search Warrants
    • Criminal Investigation Techniques Practices
    • Handling Domestic Violence Cases
    • Tactical Strategies Teamwork
    • New Trends in Law Enforcement – The Community Model
    • Law Enforcement Technology Information Systems
    • White Collar Crimes

    Possible Electives for Law Enforcement Degree Specialization

    • Illegal Immigration
    • Probation Parole Officer Duties
    • First Response – Diffusing Conflict
    • Race, Gender, Class Issues in Law Enforcement
    • Urban vs. Rural Law Enforcement
    • Computer Crimes
    • Sex Crimes
    • Special Considerations in Juvenile Justice

    Law Enforcement Degree FAQ’s

    What kind of jobs will a law enforcement degree prepare me for?

    Law enforcement degree’s will prepare you for entry level jobs in local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as well as private security roles. Obtaining a criminal justice degree with a law enforcement specialization is a smart option for those seeking positions as police officers, state patrol, criminal investigators, private security management, as well as a whole host of administrative and supporting positions in law enforcement. A law enforcement degree is a solid foundational education for future roles such as FBI positions and homeland security positions.

    What’s the difference between a criminal justice degree and a law enforcement degree?

    Most criminal justice degree’s are the accepted norm for those seeking law enforcement positions; however, many schools now offer degree’s specifically tailored for the aspiring law enforcement professional. Often, the school will officially categorize it as a criminal justice degree with the designation of law enforcement concentration, which only adds merit to your resume and shows that you have more specific knowledge on issues that pertain to these roles

    What if I’m not sure what my ultimate role among criminal justice careers will be? Is a law enforcement degree still a good option?

    For those who do not have a specific career goal in mind, it can be beneficial to obtain a general criminal justice degree. Some students begin their core classes, then change their minds and decide that another concentration may be of interest such as corrections or juvenile justice. When researching school options, be sure to ask representatives about altering your concentration. Most schools are very flexible and allow the student to create their own specific concentration as long as certain core criminal justice courses have been completed. If you are unsure of where your skills and aspirations are, be sure to browse our criminal justice careers resource and get to know your options.

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    Child car seats: the law. #hkb #travels

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    2. When a child can travel without a car seat

    A child can travel without a child car seat in some circumstances.

    Taxis and minicabs (private hire vehicles)

    In a licensed taxi or minicab:

    • children under 3 years of age can travel without a child’s car seat or seat belt, but only on the back seat
    • children aged 3 years or older can travel without a child’s car seat if they wear an adult seat belt

    Minibuses, coaches and vans

    Minibus or coach drivers and companies don’t have to provide child car seats. You must provide your own if you want to make sure a child has one.

    Coaches

    Children can travel without a car seat or seat belt, if they’re not available.

    Minibuses

    All children must travel in rear seats (any seats behind the driver) if a child car seat or an adult seat belt isn’t fitted.

    Children aged 3 and older must:

    • use a child car seat if there’s one available in a minibus
    • use an adult seat belt if child seats are not fitted or are unsuitable

    Vans

    The rules for vans are the same as for cars.

    Unexpected journeys

    If the correct child seat isn’t available, a child over 3 years of age can use an adult seat belt if the journey is all of the following:

    • unexpected
    • necessary
    • over a short distance

    You can’t take children under 3 in a vehicle without a seat belt or the correct child car seat (except a taxi or minicab).

    No room for a third child seat

    Children under 3 must be in a child car seat. If there’s no room for a third child seat in the back of the vehicle, the child must travel in the front seat with the correct child seat.

    Children over 3 years can sit in the back using an adult belt.

    Vehicles without seat belts

    Children under 3 must be in a child car seat. If there’s no seat belt, they can’t travel.

    A child over 3 can travel in a back seat without a car seat and without a seat belt if the vehicle doesn’t have one.

    02/08/2017

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    Cincinnati DUI #cincinnati, #drunk #driving, #dui, #dwi, #ovi, #criminal #defense, #attorney,

    Disputes, Criminal Litigation, DUI OVI DWI

    If you are embroiled in a dispute that is headed for litigation, our Cincinnati lawyers are ready to vigorously protect your rights and represent you and your interests in court. Our civil and criminal litigation practice includes representation on cases involving misdemeanor and other criminal charges, dui/ovi/dwi, personal injuries and wrongful deaths, divorce, child custody, and support matters, will contests, employment discrimination lawsuits, bankruptcy litigation, business litigation, and property disputes. Whether you need an aggressive Cincinnati auto accident attorney, a bankruptcy lawyer, a divorce lawyer, or an experienced felony criminal defense attorney, our litigation team is ready to fight for you.
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    Need Information About Your Legal Options?

    If you would like to discuss how we can help with your legal problem, contact us anytime. We are happy to answer your questions and schedule an appointment for you to meet with an attorney. Our attorneys are conveniently serve clients in Loveland, Cincinnati, Batavia, Hamilton, Fairfield, Mason, and Clermont, Warren, Hamilton, and Butler Counties in Ohio, as well as clients in Campbell and Kenton Counties in Kentucky. We are a debt relief agency. Our attorneys help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
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    Litigation in Criminal, Family, Business, Personal Injury, or Probate Law

    The Cincinnati lawyers at the law office of James S. Arnold are dedicated to aggressively protecting your rights and fighting for you. We provide a broad range of legal services in Ohio and Kentucky. Because our practice is so diverse, we are always ready to go to work for you on virtually any legal need in Ohio and Kentucky.
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    Cincinnati, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney

    If you are facing foreclosures, repossessions, wage garnishments, liens, and constant calls and letters from creditors and collection agencies, we are ready to assist you. At the Law Office of James S. Arnold, we are a debt relief agency, aiding clients in filing for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Contact a bankruptcy lawyer at our firm today to learn more through an honest assessment of your situation.
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    Deciding whether you need to file for bankruptcy is a tough decision. While everyone wants to honor their obligations, sometimes things happen in our lives which make it impossible to do so.There are many possible reasons why you may need to file for bankruptcy. Maybe you or your spouse has lost a job. Maybe you or someone in your family has become ill. Maybe you are going through a divorce. Whatever the reason, you most likely are visiting my website because you need help deciding whether filing a bankruptcy petition will help you recover from the financial problems you are facing.

    Whether you need to file a bankruptcy petition because you have bills that you need to wipe out (credit cards, reposessions, judgments, medical bills) or you need to save your home from foreclosure, Andrew G. Greenberg is a New Jersey bankruptcy lawyer with the experience to handle your case. Since 1992 Andrew G. Greenberg has helped thousands of individuals file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions and wipe out their debts or save their homes from foreclosure. Why have so many bankruptcy clients selected Andrew G. Greenberg as their Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy lawyer? The reasons are simple:

    1) EXPERIENCE – Andrew G. Greenberg has been a New Jersey bankruptcy lawyer since 1992.

    2) LOW FEESAND PAYMENT PLANS – Call our office toll free at 1-888-805-8684 and after we discuss your case you will receive a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy fee quote. After an initial $200.00 payment is madewe can start working on your case and contacting your creditors to stop harassing telephone calls. A payment plan can be arranged on the balance which must be paid before your bankruptcy petition is filed.

    3) FREE CONSULTATIONSCall our officetoll free at 1-888-805-8684 to speak to an attorney about your bankruptcy case today. In most cases the initial consultation can take place over the telephone when you call so that you can have your Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy questions answered quickly and easily. After the telephone consultation, an office consultation can be scheduled to begin working on your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy matter. If you wish for the initial consultation to be in person and not over the telephone, just call our office and schedule an office appoinment.

    4) CONVENIENT OFFICE LOCATIONS – Our firm has offices located throughout New Jersey in East Brunswick, Newark, Freehold, Bridgewater, Red Bank, Jersey City, Princeton, Iselin, Mahwah, Morristown, Mt. Laurel, Saddle Brook, Fort Lee, and Paramus.

    Call us toll free today at 1-888-805-8684 and have your bankruptcy questions answered by a bankruptcy attorney.

    Andrew G. Greenberg is a bankruptcy lawyer with offices in Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Somerset County, Union County, Essex County, Hudson County, Mercer County, Bergen County, Morris County, Passaic County and Burlington County.





    01/08/2017

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