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High Fidelity This is the 860th Weekly Issue This Week's Topic: “Low…
Posted on 10-30-2015 by Thiyagu

November 2, 2015 This is the 860th Weekly Issue This Week's Topic: “High Fidelity” Question: “She was with him for every visit, and he told the staff today that they are divorcing. There must be something else that accounts... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , divorce , infidelity

What Happens at a DUI Arraignment Hearing
Posted on 10-29-2015 by Thiyagu

When a person is arrested for DUI, he or she is usually “cited out” and released from jail the following day. The law enforcement agency will provide the driver with a Notice to Appear that includes the date, time and location of the defendant’s... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

Is Your Legal Career Reminiscent Of A Horror Film? 5 Legal Lessons from Halloween’s Classic Movie Titles [Infographic]
Posted on 10-29-2015 by Thiyagu

Horror movies & attorneys – 2 unlikely bedfellows? You’re in the courtroom and the defense is pleading their case as they show graphic pictures from a heinous crime. Lawyers can be subjected to some pretty haunting things; the crimes... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , entertainment , Movies

Louisiana Attorney Who Was Paid In Weed Can Keep Practicing. Wait what?
Posted on 10-28-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Aebra Coe The Louisiana Disciplinary Board has concluded that a criminal defense attorney who admitted to bartering his legal services for marijuana shouldn’t miss work... Read More

Tags: compliance , Latest Headlines & Stories , Marijuana , attorney , Ethics

DUI on Private Property
Posted on 10-28-2015 by Thiyagu

While drivers generally understand that is against the law to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol on public roads or highways in California , many people believe that you can drive drunk on private roads or on private property. However... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

True or False: Is Halloween Really the Second Largest US Holiday? How much do you really know about this creepy holiday?
Posted on 10-28-2015 by Thiyagu

Blow-up yard decorations, “Boo Gifts,” costumes for all ages including pets, and candy all add to the allure and excitement of the one-day holiday we all know as Halloween. And, with the increase in the holiday’s popularity these last... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , entertainment

Is that REALLY what you want to say?
Posted on 10-28-2015 by Thiyagu

Are you overusing adverbs? Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives or other adverbs. Modify means to add to or change the meaning of a word. Sometimes you can’t avoid using them, but sometimes you can. Enjoy this helpful tip. Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , #writinglegally

The Proper Steps To Take When Filing For Divorce In Salt Lake City
Posted on 10-27-2015 by Thiyagu

Filing a divorce in any jurisdiction is difficult and often requires the assistance of a skilled attorney. Salt Lake City is no different. The basic steps are straightforward, but the process can be quite exhausting, even with skilled representation from... Read More

Tags: family law divorce , Trending News & Topics , Family Law , Divorce Lawyer , divorce

Common Mistakes People Make After Suffering an Injury
Posted on 10-27-2015 by Thiyagu

When you've been injured, whether in a car accident or in the workplace , the actions you take immediately following the incident can have huge consequences to your ability to receive compensation. There are several common mistakes people injured... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Orlando Personal Injury

Appealing a DUI Conviction
Posted on 10-26-2015 by Thiyagu

Someone who has been convicted of driving under the influence can appeal his or her conviction. When a defendant appeals a conviction, he or she is requesting that a higher appellate court review the case for legal or procedural errors that may have occurred... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

The Doomsday Clock: How Your 2016 Vote Might Be a Vote for Mankind’s Annihilation
Posted on 10-26-2015 by Travis Burchart

Nuclear extinction isn’t the scare it once was. Thanks to the Cold War thaw, it sits safely on the “afterthought” shelf, up there with the plague and alien invasions. But don’t feel too safe. And don’t be too quick to... Read More

Tags: Top Stories , presidential election , Halloween , nuclear , Doomsday Clock

Halloween Spirt: Does Your Workplace Resemble a “Monster’s Bash” or a “Zombie Apocalypse”?
Posted on 10-26-2015 by Thiyagu

So I don’t know about you, but how awesome would it be if you walked into work and got to work next to FRANKENSTEIN ! ( Disclaimer: Might not be that exciting since the last I heard, the big guy wasn’t much of a talker. ) Check that- how about... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , entertainment , Office Space

5 time management errors that'll rob you of your time
Posted on 10-26-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Time is important to us. We value it. So it never puts us in good mood when we feel it is being wasted. Luckily for us Fast Company is here to help us with 5 time management errors that will waste your time. 1. Waiting For Permission Many people don’t... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , productivity , time management

One App for all your needs!
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Thiyagu

BossNote is your personal assistant in the Cloud available on iPhone, iPad and Web. Organize and keep your information together with BossNote - it is a simple application that combines the functions of Notepad, Calendar, and Cloud Storage. BossNote allows... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , productivity , apps , efficiency , business

Will Our Next Supreme Court Justice be on Twitter?
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Tracie Morris

“Why should only lawyers have access to the judges? Why shouldn’t the people?” Judge Stephen Dillard of the Court of Appeals for Georgia recently posed these questions during a recent podcast interview with the Lawyerist . As the second... Read More

Tags: Social Lawyering , social media , Latest Headlines & Stories , social marketing , judge , judges , sociallawyering , social media blogging

How Often are People Killed or Injured in DUI Accidents?
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Thiyagu

Even though alcohol-related deaths have decreased slightly in recent years, these incidents are still extremely prevalent. According to the Centers for Disease Control, every day 30 Americans will die in a vehicle crash that involves an impaired driver... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

Fantasy Sports (Pt.3) Not Wanted: Fantasy Football Police
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Thiyagu

If we repeatedly tell others “life isn’t fair” ,why do we continue to try to make laws whose sole purpose is to level the playing field? Right now there is not greater example of this than the battle going on over the booming fantasy... Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories , sports , Gambling Fantasy , trending news

Expunging a DUI in California
Posted on 10-21-2015 by Thiyagu

For many people who are convicted of driving under the influence in California, the conviction is the only mark on their otherwise clean criminal record. These defendants may be extremely eager to have the conviction expunged as quickly as possible for... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Expungement

Fantasy Sports (Pt.2): From Afterthought to Reality -The Development of Legal Framework
Posted on 10-21-2015 by Thiyagu

In part I of this series , we looked at this booming industry and the new threat it faces – insider trading. While it is a serious threat to the business, a huge reason behind its’ existence is due to federal regulations that fantasy sports... Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories , Fantasy Sports , Gambling , trending news

When Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Become Fraud?
Posted on 10-20-2015 by Thiyagu

There have been a number of stories on the local news as well as national investigative television shows of private detectives and informed citizens who have uncovered fraud in their own communities. The type of stories that typically captures headlines... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Personal Injury