Daily Archives: November 13, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Podcasts Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Family & The Law’ Newsletter

More Grandparents Seeking Visitation Rights The baby boom generation is aging and people are living longer, healthier lives. That means more grandparents are active participants in their grandchildren’s lives. They are also pursuing visitation rights when divorce or family dysfunction results in their being cut off from their grandchildren. Find Out More…   Cops are Monitoring You on Social Media [Infographic] More than 70% of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool. In a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
NHL Star Jeremy Roenick Seeks Legal Advice for Twitter Brawl

Former NHL superstar Jeremy Roenick took to Twitter last week, asking for legal advice about whether he would get sued for beating up an Internet heckler. “Is there a good lawyer in Toronto that can oversee my dispute on tues?” Roenick tweeted, explaining that he wanted to pummel another Twitter user, who goes by the name Kyle Gags, in the lobby of a Hotel Sheraton. Unfortunately for fans, an attorney piped up that, without getting a proper license, the fight …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
Don’t Spy on Your Cheating Spouse

Unexplained absences, furtive phone calls, mysterious credit card charges — there are all kinds of clues that a spouse may be having an affair. However, one piece of detective work that partners who think they’ve been cuckolded should not undertake is to intercept their spouse’s electronic communications, or stick a GPS transmitter on his or her car. With a plethora of technological options making it ever-easier to catch cheating lovers in the act, suspicious spouses need beware of taking the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Litigation by Michele Bowman  
Federal Appeals Court Says No Gun Sales Under 21

You can vote at 18 and drink at 21. Now you can add purchasing handguns to the list: a federal appeals court upheld a federal law on Oct. 25 forbidding handgun sales by federally licensed dealers to people under the age of 21. The National Rifle Association and several young adults had sued the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), claiming the law violated their Second Amendment rights to bear arms. But a federal district court in Texas …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Getting Paid in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Hurricane Sandy not only damaged the lives of many people in the Northeast; it also wreaked havoc with their jobs. If you’re having financial or compensation issues in the wake of the superstorm, you are not alone. Lots of other people are worried about getting paid.   Exempt or Not? Everything turns on whether you are an “exempt” or “non-exempt” employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). You should have signed a form when you were hired that indicated …

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