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Some Accurate Reviews on Legal Matters

by Gift Mabuza Unlike the law of gravity, however, which is difficult to understand and explain; interdependence is relatively easy to explain ... in business or legal matters on his behalf and this is called a letter of attorney, or power of attorney in common law. A durable power of attorney is given by a person to another person to act in their [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 00:09:19

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innovation = returning to the way things were before the Great Depression

Abolishing the third year of law school is an interesting idea. But, you know what would really save some time and money? ... propose such a thing? A debt-ridden attorney? A bitter law student? No, this tantalizing idea came ... that before the Great Depression there were no bar exams or law degree requirements. Attorneys simply posted [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 20:00:07

Have Large Law Firms Met Their Waterloo?

The list of large law firms laying off lawyers and support staff is snowballing ... services. With lower overhead costs, little debt, and more personal client contact, boutique law firms ... , business law, patent attorneys, patent lawyer, registered trademark, trademark registration Related [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:48:33

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility shut-offs ... consolidation options How to find effective credit counseling agencies Alternatives to filing bankrupt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 18:28:31

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... get them into even more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility ... while you get back on your feet. When you cannot ignore a particular debt without serious [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 22:18:05

Bronx Criminal Lawyer (718) 585-4444

PETER J. SCHAFFER, Attorney at Law devotes his practice to New York State criminal defense, the defense of all federal criminal cases, and representing victims of false arrest and the use of excessive force by law enforcement (“police brutality”) . Mr. Schaffer uses the knowledge and skills he has developed over the past twenty-two years of trial work to help his clients achieve the best result in every case he defends. Mr. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:53:25

Protecting Commercial Landlord's Rights - Eviction, Collection and Beyond

Commercial landlords need to be vigilant in protecting their interests in these uncertain economic times ... . Following is a quick primer of questions to ask your attorney about both the eviction and collection ... reviewed the lease? It is important to have an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of New [more...]

Date: 2008-10-15 13:04:21

RoboCops: Professional Policing of Political Protest - An Insider’s Viewpoint

Dandelion Salad Sent to me by the author, thanks William. by William Coxhttp://www.thevoters.org Sept. 9, 2008 The following text is an Insider’s Viewpoint based on forty years experience as a Los Angeles Attorney and law enforcement officer. William Cox provides an analysis of  the increasing militarization of local police forces in response [more...]

Date: 2008-09-10 01:46:29

Supreme Court Upholds Right To Display Graphic Abortion Signs Thanks To CBR

This huge victory will help keep Truth Trucks, signs displays, from being silenced Washington, DC – The U.S ... and their attorneys with the Thomas More Law Center on this tremendous victory,” said Operation ... outreaches, what it is like to have our message silenced and our rights denied. We owe CBR a debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 21:29:48

Consumer Debt Collection Lawsuits: Are They Federal Or State Matters?

When you’ve been sued or harassed by a debt collection agency or a debt buyer, a company that purchases debt and generally uses illegal, ... federal or state court. *Federal vs. state* While the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA ... have adopted their own laws. We asked Steve Recordon, an attorney from San Diego, California whose firm [more...]

Date: 2008-06-26 13:40:47

The Most Common Questions About Debt Collections

by Jon Ochs If this current economic slow-down has found you in a position of financial difficulty, ... that cannot be done by any non-attorney collection agency. Any company or law firm acting as a debt ... you may find yourself dealing with debt collection calls and letters. Here are some of the most [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 19:54:23

McDonnell’s legislative agenda

Bob McDonnell issued the following statement regarding Gov ... from the perspective of the state’s chief law enforcement official: RICHMOND - Attorney General Bob McDonnell [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:45:40


The Dems, bereft of ideas particularly in relation to the economy and terrorism, want to beat a dead horse ... dismissals of U.S. attorneys. The congressionally appointed commission should have subpoena power ... , frivolous law suits, and a rising national debt that threatens our global Independence certainly provide [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 01:48:17

Bush’s last-minute attempt to undermine reproductive rights

From California Attorney General Jerry Brown’s office: California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr ... undercuts state contraception laws and jeopardizes billions of dollars in federal public health money [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:18:18

More on San Fran Housing authority settling out

The San Francisco Housing Authority settled its suit with NRA (and I've been told the terms did include attorneys' fees) ... intended to enforce its 2005 ban against law-abiding gun owners and has never done so, even though ... who were engaged in criminal activity," Larsen said." [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:44:29

Do We Have Too Many Lawyers?

Being a lawyer no longer means being able to pay the bills. I was concerned to read that law firms were trying to hold pay below the going rate of $35 an hour for contract attorneys in Washington, D.C., and New York, according to the National Law Journal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 19:27:19

Who Is Donating To Charlie Crist, And Why?

From the Orlando Sentinel : And a half-dozen attorneys with Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan 's Morgan & Morgan mega-law firm maxed out at a fundraiser that netted $300,000 for Crist in June. Crist's lieutenant governor, Jeff Kottkamp, is a former partner in the Morgan firm. Morgan, a Democrat , is supporting Alex Sink in the governor's race against Republican Bill McCollum . But he said Crist will be the top draw for those willing to open their checkbooks this political season. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 22:32:00

———–TRY the STARVING LAW CLERKS for only $25/hr———–

310-598-6577 ______________________________________________________________________________ [ ... of the STARVING LAW CLERKS is to offer a competent legal support service, with attorney oversight [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 08:01:11

U.S. Holds the Whip Hand in Modifying Mortgages

U.S. Holds the Whip Hand in Modifying Mortgages For much of the last year, ... Laws on Short Sales Disclaimer: I am not an accountant or an attorney. It is important to consult ... of the debt. Such forgiveness often takes place in cases of a financial deficiency, or when shifts [more...]

Date: 2008-09-17 14:28:50

The Credit-Wise Consumer

Louise M. Carwell is a senior attorney with Maryland Legal Aid Bureau in Baltimore, where she has practiced consumer law for more than 20 years ... cards to entice them. Sure, using your store credit card might get you an extra 20 percent off ... , specializes in the areas of credit, foreclosure prevention, consumer protection, and bankruptcy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 21:06:03

Stop Short Sale Bait and Switch

This really gets me angry. I think it's past time to declare war on this subject. I hope folks will send copies of this to their legislator and congresscritter and demand immediate action in no uncertain terms. Actually, existing law should be more than adequate to cover this - so send your governor and attorney general such missives, as well [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 14:44:18

AG urges Congress to changes to help distressed homeowners

Washington's Attorney General has joined 21 other attorneys general to encourage Congress to loosen bankruptcy rules in an effort to reduce home foreclosures. Current bankruptcy laws allow judges to readjust mortgage debt on vacation homes and farms, but not on primary residences. The attorneys general would like to see that changed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 22:13:01

Whitey Bulger Movie

My Brush with the Mob Whitey Bulger Gonna Get Himself a Movie / Dustin Rowles No lie: This story is 100 percent true. Back in law school, I picked up a part-time job during my second year with an attorney outside of Boston -- he'd been working pro-bono on a case for 20 years, and put me to researching it. I think [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:16:05

AG Holder Would Review Bush Administration Decision to NOT Prosecute Schlozman

If he's confirmed, Attorney General nominee Eric Holder told the U.S ... , the DoJ's Inspector General found, broke federal law and custom vis a vis his hiring practices of only ... charges, criminal charges. ... I have not had a chance to read the report, Senator, and yet I have read [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:33:23

Save My House

Save My House There is an attorney-based loss mitigation company with over 20-years of in-depth experience with foreclosure laws ... Amortization Is an 80/20 loan or short term fixed rate then becomes an adjustable rate, 2/28 or 3/27 ... , so they are in effect current Conversion of an ARM (2/28, 3/37, Negative Amortization) to a fixed loan [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:55:19

Roland Burris is Blagojevich Senate Appointee

Roland Burris is the former Illinois Attorney General that Illinois Governor Rod R ... University Carbondale. He then was an exchange student and studied International Law at the University ... guaranteed loans and minority business banking. From 1973 to 1977, he was appointed by Illinois [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 20:07:35

More Names Emerge for Key DOJ Slots

We're getting a clearer picture of the new Justice Department’s top ranks, as Attorney General nominee Eric Holder Jr.’s confirmation hearings begin. The leading candidate to head the Justice Department's Criminal Division, Lanny Breuer ... Law), who met Barack Obama as a Kerry delegate in 2004, was a top official in Obama’s California [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:29:53

Holder Lays Out His Priorities

Attorney General nominee Eric Holder Jr. pledged to step up the government's fight against terrorism, ... rights, saying that several federal laws designed to protect rights in the workplace had languished [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:49:31

Bankruptcy Lawyers And What You Need Them For

For people that have tiny cognition bearing on the laws with regard to all facets of bankruptcy, then one need to look to a counsel to help the individual to grasp the selections. When to Approach Lawyers There are numerous facets of bankruptcy that one may not translate as well as an attorney will. It is commended to at any rate consult with a barrister when thinking about registering for bankruptcy. These counsels are knowledgeable per ambiguities and legal parametric quantity of bankruptcy. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 13:34:52

Pre-Gaming the Holder Hearing — A Peek at His Opening Remarks

While the current Attorney General will spend his last couple days in office handling a pressing matter for a local federal judge, Eric Holder, ... administration’s terrorism tactics that some critics believe violated the law. He also noted pressure ... weapon in white-collar criminal investigations,” resulting in a ” ‘culture of waiver’ in which [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:56:21

In Foreclosure, The Banks Want Your Home More Than Ever.

Sep 29th, 2009by Adam Wazzer. by Adam WazzerNote: I am not an Attorney and any information I provide is not to be taken as Legal Council, my reason for writing this article is only to create awareness for the benefit of Homeowners and Families at hardship. I work for a Law Firm specializing in the representation of Homeowners and Families in danger of Foreclosure. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 12:45:07

More Names Emerge for Key DOJ Slots

A clearer picture is emerging of the new Justice Department's higher ranks, as Attorney General nominee Eric Holder Jr.'s confirmation hearings begin. Among the front-runners for top DOJ slots: lawyers from Morrison & Foerster and Mayer Brown and the law professor who successfully argued the landmark detainee rights case before [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 03:43:28

News Roundup

Here are some law-related articles that recently came out: The Chicago Tribune reports that Afni, Inc., a debt collection company, must pay damages to 7,000 Cingular Wireless customers in Wisconsin who were illegally assessed collection fees. Florida attorney Tomas Gamba writes in a Miami Herald op [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 04:15:05

Halbrook to Testify in Hearings on Eric Holder for Attorney General

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding confirmation hearings on President-elect Barack Obama’s nomination of gun-control advocate Eric Holder for ... of firearms to terrorists and criminals. . . . F ederal law does not require background checks ... . . . . To further strengthen the ability of law enforcement offic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 05:11:13

And so it begins…

U.S. Attorney General nominee says waterboarding is torture: Asked whether a president might have the power to immunize people against criminal charges ... against terrorists, Mr. Holder answered unambiguously: “Mr. Chairman, no one is above the law.” So does [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:10:28

Review of Lexington Law Firm

by John Cooper Lexington Law is headquartered out of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are a credit repair firm ... . What else should I do to repair my credit? We suggest you open a new revolving line of credit ... . There are over 400 employees and 22 credit attorneys. Their business started in 1991 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:15:45

Finding a Bankruptcy Attorney in New Hampshire

People living with debt that they can’t handle have a few options to choose from. They can contact a debt or credit counsellor and try to work out a debt settlement plan ... and circumstances is crucial to help your case and help you understand the law and how it applies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:28:49

Review of Lexington Law Firm

by John Cooper Lexington Law is a credit repair firm that is headquartered out of Salt Lake, Utah ... ? Yes, this is legal and credit repair is your responsibility. The Fair Credit Reporting Act gives ... . There are over 400 employees and 22 credit attorneys. Their business started in 1991 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:09:02

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