Daily Archives: September 19, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Jennifer King  
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Video: Retirees Can Now Get Damages When Cheated Out of Benefits You’ve worked hard for your employer for years, expecting the company’s pension plan to give you financial security when you retired. Think again. Many companies are now reneging on the promises made to employees and cheating them out of their hard-earned benefits. But you may have legal recourse. Find Out More…   Workers Serve NYC Pizzeria With Class Action Suit More than 100 current and former employees of a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Laura Kresich  
The Cops are Monitoring You on Social Media [Infographic]

More than 70 percent of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool, and the trend is growing. In a recent survey, officers reported using Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and other social networks to identify suspects, find out who their friends are and monitor their activities. Plenty of criminals make the job even easier by broadcasting their misdeeds online. If you’ve broken the law and are tempted to brag about it online, make sure you know …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Michele Bowman  
How Much Will You Pay in Alimony? There’s an App for That

If you’re wondering how your lawyer arrives at important numbers like fines, waiting periods, possible jail time, or amounts of spousal support, help has arrived. From your divorce to your rights when you’re questioned by the police, the number of apps covering client-friendly legal topics is growing rapidly. Lawyers are seeing more and more apps designed for their own use, including ways to do legal research on the go, access to legal dictionaries, and apps designed by firms to keep …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Michele Bowman  
Chad Johnson Relents on Divorce, Faces Battery Charge

Facing a battery charge in Florida stemming from a domestic dispute with his wife Evelyn Lozada, former NFL star Chad Johnson finally agreed on Sept. 13 to sign divorce papers filed by Lozada in August. Johnson, infamously known as “Ocho Cinco,” had earlier refused to go along with the divorce. Johnson allegedly head-butted Lozada in the dispute, which began after she confronted him with what she believed to be evidence of his infidelity. The couple was married in July. According …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Michele Bowman  
¿Cuánto Pagará Usted Por Concepto de Pensión Alimenticia? Hay un App para Eso

Si usted se ha preguntado cómo es que su abogado calcula números importantes como las multas, los periodos de espera, el posible tiempo a pasar en la cárcel por un delito, o la cantidad de pensión a entregar a un cónyuge, la ayuda ha llegado. Desde los pormenores de su divorcio hasta sus derechos cuando es interrogado por la policía, el número de apps que proporcionan información sobre temas legales de interés para los clientes ha tenido un incremento rápido. …

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