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Posted on Fri, 2014-10-03 10:24 by Jerry D Miller in Business Services

In previous posts (Choice of Entity: A Primer for the New Business Owner Part 1 and Part 2) we discussed starting a business as proprietorship (single owner, with no entity) and as a limited liability company. In the third installment of this series we will discuss the pros and cons of operating your business as a C corporation.

Posted on Fri, 2014-09-19 00:00 by Nakia Gray in Family Law

The divorce rate in America is on the rise again now that the economy and housing market is recovering. With as many as 50% of first marriages ending in divorce, you probably know someone who has gone through a divorce.

Here are five things even your closest friends probably won’t share with you about preparing for life after divorce:

Posted on Thu, 2014-09-18 13:54 by Levi S. Zaslow in Sports, Labor Law, Civil Litigation, Labor Employment

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One of the most explosive issues in sports right now is the NFL’s discipline of its players.  Discipline has been inconsistent, the NFL is accused of seriously mishandling cases, and there is public outcry about some players’ conduct.  The two-game suspension, and subsequent indefinite suspension, of former Ravens’ running back Ray Rice is reflective of many of the broken parts of this process. 

Posted on Fri, 2014-09-12 08:59 by Matthew J. Focht in Personal Injury

Social Media Discovery with Personal Injury Claims

Earlier this year, Tamara O’Connell on the JGL Blog discussed whether social media evidence is admissible at trial. Today, we consider a related issue: the discoverability of social media evidence in a personal injury claim.

Posted on Fri, 2014-08-29 13:33 by JGL Associate Attorney in Employment

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Wallace v. FedEx Corp upholds a jury award for the plaintiff and weighs in on the notice requirements of both employees and employers under the FMLA.

Posted on Fri, 2014-08-15 00:00 by in Civil Litigation, Sports

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DC’s professional football team, the Washington Redskins, has been in the news quite a bit as of late – and most of it has not been good. Earlier this summer, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a 2-1 ruling in Blackhorse v. Pro-Football, Inc. cancelling the team’s trademarks.

Posted on Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00 by Bethany L. Flanders in Real Estate

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Foreclosure. It was a relatively rare term just a few years ago but as we all know, with the collapse of the economy and the burst of the housing “bubble,” came the increase of foreclosures and bank-owned properties all over the United States.

Posted on Fri, 2014-07-18 00:00 by in Estate Planning

 

Even estate planning seems to go through stages and fads with discussion of new techniques making the cocktail party circuit and the “free” lunch seminars for discussion.  One popular topic these days is the use of Revocable Living Trusts.  Before you consider rushing in to visit your estate planner to “get one of these” you might want to understand the basics of it and see why it is not a “one size fits all” tool for everyone.

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