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Drama, chatter and gossip between kids doesn’t stop when they leave the schoolyard, and it never has, says ABC Legal Analyst Dan Abrams. Today, social media, instant messaging and texting keep conversation going off-campus. But some schools are instituting far-reaching policies that allow them to discipline students for social media posts made during non-school hours.
If you’re getting divorced, you may have to deal with assets that don’t readily lend themselves to division, such as antiques, collectibles and one-of-a-kind items whose values are not immediately obvious. How do you split the antique quilt? The answer may depend on the nature of the item and the state in which you live.
The Defense of Marriage Act has been ruled unconstitutional by two federal courts, but LGBT marriages have yet to receive federal recognition and the rights and protections that come with it. One area in which this impacts same-sex couples is estate planning and inheritance.
Join Lawyers.com and estate planning attorney Sharon M. Siegel on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 10 P.M. ET for a free online discussion about last will and testaments, probate, power of attorney and other estate planning issues. Ms. Siegel will share her years of expertise and answer your questions.
Anyone who’s ever used Facebook knows it’s not exactly a bastion of the private. Users voluntarily cough up unbelievable amounts of personal information about themselves on a daily basis. But when it comes to how Facebook handles private information, it’s a whole other ball game, and now the feds are watching.