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Posted 10 months ago in Consumer Law Your Money & The Law by Janet Raasch  
You Can Sue Your Financial Adviser for Bad Investments

With the increasing popularity of 401(k) plans and IRAs, many more of us have become investors — often without any background at all in finance. People owning such accounts must now decide how and where their contributions to these accounts are allocated. To make better decisions, many of us are seeking the advice of financial advisers. Just like doctors and lawyers, these professionals are required to adhere closely to standards of professional conduct. When the actions (or inactions) of a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of the Lawyers.com Criminal Law Newsletter

Job Hunting with a Criminal Record There are 65 million adults in the United States with criminal arrest or conviction records. A criminal record can interfere with your ability to find and keep a job, particularly since 90 percent of U.S. employers perform criminal background checks on their job applicants. Is an old arrest or conviction hurting your job hunting? Find Out More…   Blue States Considering Stricter Gun Bans In the wake of a rash of rampage-style mass shootings, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of Your Money & The Law Newsletter

Yes, You Can Ditch a Student Loan in Bankruptcy It’s an often-repeated mantra: You can’t discharge student loans through bankruptcy. While it’s a reality for most indebted people, the conventional wisdom isn’t quite true. In a seldom-invoked provision, people in extreme circumstances can jettison their student loans if they can prove to a judge they face undue financial hardship. Find Out More…   Famous Athletes Fall Prey to Ponzi Scheme Professional athletes pulling in millions of dollars are wise to …

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Posted 2 years ago in Banking Law by Aaron Kase  
Famous Athletes Fall Prey to Ponzi Scheme

Professional athletes pulling in millions of dollars are wise to invest some of that money using a financial professional. Unfortunately, some former football players and a U.S. Olympic soccer player are finding they put their trust in the wrong hands. St. Louis Rams quarterback A.J. Feeley, his wife, who is soccer star Heather Mitts, and several other current and former football players are suing their financial adviser, William Crafton Jr., as well as various firms and banks that employed him. …

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