WHY CHOOSING A DIVORCE LAWYER WITH A FINANCIAL BACKGROUND CAN BE ESSENTIAL TO YOUR CASE AND FUTURE
Posted on 02-29-2016 by Santo Artusa

WORKING WITH A DIVORCE ATTORNEY WITH A FINANCIAL BACKGROUND IS CRITICAL IN TODAY’S WORLD As a divorce attorney, people come see me daily to discuss the issues that are most important to them. Many people lose sight of the big picture and tend... Read More

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The legal blog strategy that everyone’s afraid to preach: Write less!
Posted on 02-25-2016 by Travis Burchart

“Write less” … terrible advice for a writer, right? Stephen King thinks so. He once said: If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot . Great advice for a novelist but not... Read More

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Black hole “chirp” has science bragging. Here are 6 SCOTUS opinions that did more than just "chirp"
Posted on 02-25-2016 by Travis Burchart

About a billion years ago, two black holes collided. Fast forward to last September ; that’s when the collision was finally heard and recorded, as announced this month by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration . The sound was called “a fleeting... Read More

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Would Mandatory Jail Time Decrease DWIs?
Posted on 02-25-2016 by Robert Buford

Having a couple of drinks and driving home may not seem like a big deal. But if you are pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence, your first thought might be, “Could I go to jail?” If this is the only time you have ever been... Read More

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Do I Still Have A Brain Injury Case If It Stemmed From Medical Procedures When Something Else Was Fixed?
Posted on 02-24-2016 by Stewart Cohen

We go to the doctor trusting that we will get the care we need to treat any medical issues or conditions that arise. Although medical procedures that are performed at hospitals or outpatient facilities may promise to restore us to good health or at least... Read More

Tags: attorney , Trending News & Topics , brain injury , lawyer , law

5 Strategies To Strengthen Your Sentence By Replacing The “Weak With”
Posted on 02-24-2016 by Chad Troyan

The word “with” can be a helpful word. It helps give a subject a sense of possession. While it can help sentences, it can also weaken them. Here are five examples of how you can strengthen your sentences by replacing the “weak with”... Read More

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States In Which Marijuana Has Been Legalized And Why
Posted on 02-23-2016 by J. Lee Webb

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic across America for the past few years, and many states have permitted the use, sale or possession of marijuana by citizens to some degree. When it comes to marijuana, Georgia is not one of these progressive... Read More

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What Happens If You Fail To Pay Child Support In Utah?
Posted on 02-23-2016 by Jill L. Coil

Child support orders are supposed to be based on a formula that results in a fair determination for both the parent receiving support and the parent paying support. However, even if the court carefully considered your income and expenses when issuing... Read More

Tags: Family Law , attorney , divorce , Trending News & Topics , child support , lawyer , law

ITS BIGGER THAN YOU-Top Tips For Parenting Together When Living Apart
Posted on 02-23-2016 by Santo Artusa

Among the biggest fights and issues that need to be resolved in family court, whether for a divorce or as a separate case is child custody and parenting time. CO-PARENTING IS HARD WORK BUT IT IS WORTH IT Whether you see your child everyday, every... Read More

Tags: Family Law , child custody , divorce , Trending News & Topics , Child Custody Lawyer , child custody attorney

Divorce- When it is a War, Both Parties May Very Well Lose, Consider Collaborative Divorce
Posted on 02-21-2016 by Santo Artusa

DIVORCE-WHEN YOU LET IT ALL OUT OF THE BAG, SOMETIMES THERE IS NO TURNING BACK, EVER, BEWARE You may have heard the stories, you may have been through it, you may know people who have been divorced, but all divorces are not created equal. A divorce... Read More

Tags: discovery , Family Law , child custody , litigation , divorce , Trending News & Topics , child support , lawyer , attorney-client communications , taxes , Evidence , productivity , Healthcare , billable hours

Law grads: A very real career lesson from Taco Bell’s new “quesalupa”
Posted on 02-19-2016 by Travis Burchart

Taco Bell’s newest, top-secret innovation - a taco with cheese in the shell, called the “quesalupa”. The quesalupa might be lunch before torts or a torturous stomach ache. It’s a cheesy gut check, but it’s also something... Read More

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Your attack on the late Justice Scalia … True or not, you wither if you’ve never read a Scalia opinion
Posted on 02-19-2016 by Travis Burchart

A few hours after Justice Scalia’s passing, I saw a tweet describing him as “racist” and “prejudiced.” This might not be fair, considering the old adage against speaking ill of the dead, but our public figures will always... Read More

Tags: LIT , Top Stories , Supreme Court , Antonin Scalia , SCOTUS

5 Key Tips For A Better Life-Post Divorce
Posted on 02-18-2016 by Santo Artusa

Whether you are currently in divorce or family law litigation or you are considering filing for divorce or a motion, there are certain things you should seek during the process that will enable you to live a better life-post divorce or post breakup. Now... Read More

Tags: child custody , burnout , divorce , Trending News & Topics , Child Custody Lawyer , child custody attorney

Scalia Took On Gun Control, Class Actions In Top Opinions
Posted on 02-18-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Jeff Overley. Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia , who died on Saturday after serving 29 years on the high court, once said that a good, hard-hitting dissent... Read More

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Scalia's Originalism Shifted The Constitutional Debate
Posted on 02-18-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Jeff Zalesin . Justice Antonin Scalia wrote many important opinions for the U.S. Supreme Court , but he may be remembered more for an achievement that transcends any particular... Read More

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Scalia’s Rapid-Fire Questioning Transformed Oral Arguments
Posted on 02-18-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Emily Field. The incisive, often biting, wit of the late Justice Antonin Scalia often elicited laughs in the courtroom and outrage from the public, but his presence on the... Read More

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Justice Scalia Leaves His Mark In Biting, Clever Dissents
Posted on 02-18-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Stewart Bishop. Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia , who died on Saturday after serving 29 years on the high court, once said that a good, hard-hitting dissent... Read More

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Top Legal Reads For New Legal Professionals
Posted on 02-17-2016 by Chad Troyan

Whenever we enter into a new work environment we like to be able to have an idea of what to expect. The only way we can achieve that expectancy is to read and conduct research. So if somebody is entering the legal profession, the best thing they can do... Read More

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“Spotlight” & “Bridge of Spies” Representatives for Truth and Justice at the 88th Academy Awards
Posted on 02-17-2016 by Chad Troyan

Every year countless people are glued to their televisions to see if one of their new favorite flicks gets nominated for an Oscar. What topics will be addressed in those movies-who knows? One thing two main candidates have in common is that they both... Read More

Tags: Academy Awards , Trending News & Topics , Work / Life Balance

A Comma Dilemma
Posted on 02-17-2016 by Georgia Akers

Q. Is it proper to put a comma after the year in a date? Example: On February 14, 2016, there were many Valentines to choose from. A. Yes! That’s the comma most often forgotten. A comma is needed after the day AND the year. However, none is... Read More

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