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  • Which Debts Cannot Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    The thought of filing for bankruptcy is likely to prompt two contradictory reactions: some people dread bankruptcy as a permanent stain on their financial record, while others may think of it as a get-out-of-debt-free card. The fact is, bankruptcy is neither as terrible nor as easy as you might expe... Read more

  • Custody 101 for Fathers

    Fathers today are taking a more active role in their children’s lives than ever before. They take paternity leave when their children are born; they assume an active role in childcare. Courts have begun to recognize the importance of fathers in the case of custody. While the law historically favor... Read more

  • Selling Your Home: A Legal Checklist

    As if selling your home is not hard enough, there are legal aspects that can complicate the process and must be considered. During these emotionally draining and legally complex transitional periods, it is important to think about the legal aspects of selling your home to ensure you protect your fam... Read more

  • Understanding Marijuana Laws

    The marijuana debate has been in the news more frequently over the past four years. Applicable state laws regarding possession and use differ greatly across the United States, and many are in conflict with federal law. Navigating these laws can be complicated, but it is imperative that anyone us... Read more

  • Unfairly Disinherited! Legal Action You Can Take

    The Bible says the love of money is the root of all evil. George Bernard Shaw said the lack of money is the root of all evil. Either way, not receiving the money you expected to inherit when a friend, family member or loved one dies is something you will remember for a long time. Challenging an... Read more

  • The L-1 Visa Application Process

    There are two ways that an employer may obtain an L-1 visa to allow intracompany transferees of a parent, branch, affiliate or subsidiary of the U.S. petitioning company to obtain temporary non-immigrant status for the purpose of working in the United States—the blanket visa process and the regu... Read more

  • How to Protect Your Trademark Rights

    Once you register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), you must take care to protect your trademark rights. If you fail to use the trademark, or if you fail to prevent others from using your mark, you could lose your rights. USPTO does not police your mark, nor does it ... Read more