Category Archives: Articles

Is My Domain Name a Trademark and Should I File a Trademark Application to Protect It?

By | June 10, 2011

In deciding whether to file a trademark application to protect your domain name, the first step is to determine whether you use your domain name as a trademark.  If your domain name is only used as the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) (i.e., http://www.example.com) to indicate an address on the World Wide Web, then you are not using your… Read More »

Late Payments in Commercial Transactions

By | June 8, 2011

Introduction During the ongoing crisis, the private and public sectors are under attack, often unable to react to the destructive power of evolution.  Trade transactions are hit by uncertainty due to the ongoing liquidity constraints.

Collaborative Law – Divorce with Dignity

By | June 6, 2011

Television tends to glorify the divorce process as a modern day fight to the death. Every TV show dealing with divorce shows the ugly side. They break it into segments. First, one spouse does something terrible. Second, the other spouse finds out. Third, the lawyers scream and yell. Fourth, the plot twist appears. Fifth, they go to court… Read More »

How to Exit a Business Partnership Gracefully

By | June 3, 2011

In an ideal world, every business partnership we enter would be a ticket to earning money. Everyone would enjoy each other’s company, everyone would contribute work toward the common good, and we would spend weekends at the yacht club sipping mojito’s.

How to Choose the Right Executor for Your Will

By | June 2, 2011

What is one of the most valuable social resources? Simple: trust. When you trust someone implicitly, it gives you an ally – someone who can take care of you when you’re sick or incapacitated in some way, for example. But there is more you can do when you trust someone implicitly especially when it comes to the legal… Read More »

The Blame Game – Strategies for an Amicable Divorce

By | May 23, 2011

Divorce can be an ugly word, particularly if the circumstances surrounding the separation are not entirely congenial.  An ugly divorce can turn into an ugly divorce proceeding, which in turn evolves into a number of legal hassles that a lot of people have to deal with – including lawyers who charge you by the hour.  Needless to say,… Read More »

I’ve Been Arrested for DUI – Now What?

By | May 13, 2011

Being arrested for Driving Under the Influence (aka DUI) can be a traumatic experience for some.  For others, it can be far too common.  But whatever your experience is, you’ve come to this article because you’ve been arrested for DUI and you’re in need of some serious legal advice that could affect the way you live for the… Read More »

Foreclosure – What Are Your Rights?

By | May 9, 2011

If you ask most people, they’re not interested in the law. Sure, they’ll enjoy a good courtroom drama on television, and they’ll listen to interesting cases on the news, but when it comes to local and state laws governing their actions – well, some peoples’ eyes simply glaze over. It’s not hard to blame them, considering just how… Read More »

Gulf Oil Spill – What Are Your Rights?

By | May 5, 2011

We all know that the oil spill that took place in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 was a devastating ecological event on par with some of the more notable pollution disasters of our time. The news fed us images of oil-slicked birds and dead fish washing up on shore and we immediately knew there must have been… Read More »

How Do I Know If I’ve Been Exposed to Asbestos?

By | May 4, 2011

Simply hearing the word “asbestos” can bring about a number of different reactions in people. Some believe that asbestos isn’t a threat where they live or work, so they don’t worry about it. Some people worry about asbestos because they should – even if they’re not at risk. Some people might have the risks of asbestos exposure and… Read More »