Daily Archives: January 13, 2011 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
When Cops Knock Tell Them Dave’s Not Here

The Supreme Court heard a new and fascinating warrantless search case this week. The decision could let cops come into your home much easier. But Justice Scalia must have some old Cheech & Chong vinyl in his basement. His advice: when cops knock without a warrant, tell them Dave’s Not Here: Justice Antonin Scalia said the better response to the police knock is to respond and, if officers ask to come in, say "’Oh, heck, no, you can’t come in; …

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Posted 4 years ago in Frauds & Scams by Arthur Buono  
Scam Alert: This Free Wi-Fi May Cost Your Identity

Just how much do you know about that Wi-Fi access point at the cafe or airport where you’re sitting? You’d better check it out because identity thieves have been setting up bogus Wi-Fi hotspots and stealing precious personal information from persons who log in. You can read more about preventing identity theft on Lawyers.com. Copy this link to share with friends: http://bit.ly/fumkXt Related Links: Learn more about privacy violations on Lawyers.com Find an attorney on Lawyers.com Discuss your community issue …

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Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Arthur Buono  
Naming Your Startup: Is a Meme for You?

I have this great idea for a business. I can’t reveal it to you just yet, but I have a name for it that’s really cool – I mean deck – and is already generating lots of buzz: Hipster. OK, it’s not my business but so far everything else is for real.   What to call your startup business? Marketing/branding will drive the decision Intellectual property rights are essential to exploitation Copy this link to share with friends: http://bit.ly/fGIoq5   …

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Posted 4 years ago in Consumer Law by Heather McGowan  
Cut Your Energy Costs, Go Green and Save Green

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day comes around in early January, usually before many of us receive our highest winter utility bill. The focus is on easing the burden on your wallet and the environment by making smart energy choices. It goes beyond caulking, insulation and shutting off the lights. Consumer contracts, tax rules and government programs are all part of staying green. Where do you start? Be Smart for the Season No matter where you live, make sure your …

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Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Jennifer King  
Demystifying the Law: Setting Up a Small Business (Part 1)

I’ve been self-employed for more than five years, but about a year ago, I decided it was time to reexamine my business structure. As part of the process, I spoke to a number of people – including accountants, bankers, lawyers and other small business owners. I picked their brains to decide what business structure was best for me and to ensure I didn’t overlook anything. If you’re thinking about starting a small business, this article will attempt to demystify the …

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