Daily Archives: July 9, 2010 - 3 results


Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Arthur Buono  
A Big Friend for Small Business

Like most everyone, small businesses have felt the pinch of the recession. Plagued by slow sales, many businesses also have reported trouble getting loans to operate or expand. This week Sam’s Club stepped into the void, announcing it would offer loans to club members.   Loans of $5,000 to $25,000 available to members Borrowers don’t have to spend it at Sam’s Don’t forget the SBA’s ARC lending program   Sources of Help for Struggling Businesses Sam’s Club, which is owned …

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Posted 4 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Arthur Buono  
Judge Strikes Down Federal Gay Marriage Ban

A federal district court judge in Boston declared the federal gay marriage ban unconstitutional yesterday. The 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman. In two separate cases the court said the law violated the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause and the Tenth Amendment.   DOMA left states free to ignore same-sex marriages from other states Marriage customarily governed by state, not federal, law Judge sees DOMA offending both liberal and conservative …

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Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Arthur Buono  
Taking Stock: Your Judge’s Financial Interest

You have a civil dispute you can’t resolve or have been accused of a crime you didn’t commit. You want your day in court and expect a fair and impartial judge to preside in it. Most judges will decide the case on the facts and the law, or at least try to. But some judges may have personal interests that could be affected by the outcome of the case. It’s only human nature for them to have this in mind. …

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