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August 21st, 2014
 
 

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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 
 

I’ve Been Sexually Harassed in the Workplace &…

It can be one of the most intimidating situations anybody ever encounters in their personal lives – that is, unless you swim with sharks or study crocodiles on a regular basis. But all...

 
 

What is Sexual Harassment and Why Do I Need to Know?…

Have you ever been the victim of sexual harassment at work? For many people, the question isn’t necessarily “yes,” or “no,” but unfortunately, a simple “I don’t know.” That’s because far too many...

 
 

I Slipped and Fell — But Who’s Liable?

It can be one of the worst and most embarrassing situations you find yourself in: you slip on a sidewalk, step through a crack, or fall in the middle of a store or...

 
 

French Insolvency Law – Leaseback Issues

Pursuant to the Insolvency Act 26 July 2005 and Article L622-17 of the Code de Commerce, debts arising after the date a French company is put into Receivership must be paid by the...

 
 

EU’s Smart Specialisation Strategies Platform

Smart growth in Europe 2020 In the European Commission’s Communication regarding the contribution of the regional policy in the area of smart growth in the Europe 2020 strategy, the central role of European...

 
 

Service of Process in France from Abroad (Non-EU)

How to serve international legal documents in France. Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. Process Server in France The 15 November 1965 Hague...

 
 

Hope for Better Access to the Courts/Family Code 200…

Access to an Attorney and the Real Cost of Self Representation During my 33 years as an attorney practicing Divorce and Family Law in California, I’ve witnessed many changes in the rules controlling...

 
 

How To Fight Age Discrimination in the Workplace

While we all almost universally acknowledge the negative role of discrimination in the workplace, we don’t always admit that discrimination comes in all shapes and sizes. Discrimination is discrimination, no matter how that...

 
 

Why You Need To Know the Legal Ramifications of Dog …

As a dog owner, it can be easy to be naïve in the ways of the law. After all, a dog owner can be preoccupied with ensuring that their dog has a healthy...

 
 

Age Discrimination — When It Pays To Know Your…

When many of us think of discrimination, what do our thoughts turn to? We think of racial discrimination, a problem that’s had an obvious and lasting effect on our society. We might think...

 
 

Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has added weight to the push towards alternative dispute resolution in a recent decision[1] that found that disputes involving questions of ownership of patents and patent...

 
 

Amendment of the Migration Policy and Visa Regulatio…

The current situation The lists of third countries whose nationals should be in possession of a visa when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement have been...

 
 

Do You Recognize These Surefire Signs of Age Discrim…

For too many people, age discrimination is a mysterious thing. They may feel too old – or too young – and so they easily accept the kind of discrimination they expect from the...

 
 

Is My Domain Name a Trademark and Should I File a Tr…

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...

 
 

Late Payments in Commercial Transactions

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...

 
 

Collaborative Law – Divorce with Dignity

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...