as of November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“Act/LOTA”) will be in effect. The Act was created by the BC government as a measure to assist with tax evasion, fraud, and money laundering. The LOTA will be the first of its kind in Canada. Failure to comply under the Act can result in your interest not being registered and may result in fines.
eleventh Circuit Holds That Manufacturers/Distributors That Do Not Market Or Advertise Through Predominantly Hispanic Media Outlets Have No Duty To Warn In Spanish
florida's Daubert Jurisprudence Gradually Continues To Evolve: First District Decision Emphasizes Timeliness of Daubert Motions & Other Nuances
what's Good For Business? Outside Counsel Who Embrace Professionalism, Civility
like domestic marriages, business partnerships can start off well, but over time and for a variety of reasons, the parties involved may choose to go their separate ways. This “corporate divorce” typically involves complex financial interests and more often than not, strong emotions.
a lot of time and expense are put into registering trademarks. Here are some best practices for registering and protecting your business from scammers.
it’s common for family members or business partners to co-own residential and commercial property. Unfortunately, it’s also common for them to have a dispute over the property because of myriad disagreements. John Vukmanovic discusses when to file a partition action and examines the process step by step.
when COVID-19-related restrictions imposed by state and local governments are lifted, there is no guarantee that they will have done more than delay the inevitable: eviction and bankruptcy. Modifications should be used to cut risk and losses. If at all possible, landlords and tenants should cooperate now to avoid that outcome.
communication and transparency are key to navigating this pandemic and the obligations that fall to both landlords and tenants.
helpful information about computer assisted claim evaluation programs used by insurance companies to determine the "value" of a personal injury claim.
building your case requires evidence. An experienced St. Louis car accident attorney can assist you with putting together law enforcers’ reports, statements of eyewitnesses, and your written summary of the incident.
researched law review article written by GEOFFREY C. HAZARD, JR.; JOHN L. GEDID; STEPHEN SOWLE.
injured construction worker New York State Labor Law claims require a thorough knowledge of the statutes, the Industrial Code Rules, and the precedent caselaw interpreting these statutes.
contrary to popular belief it is better to fight your case.
don't Assume That all Procedures Were Followed During The Breath Test
many assume their case can not be won. This is the number one mistake most people with DUI make.
contrary to popular belief, there is much a person can do to defend themselves in a DUI conviction. First and foremost, they must educate themselves through research. There is endless literature out there which one can use to learn about DUI rights, laws, and penalties. In addition, it is always a good idea to hire an attorney who specializes in the field. Having the vast knowledge of a trained professional on your side can be the difference between having a case dismissed and being convicted.
a 401(k) is a common asset that has to be divided in a divorce. In many cases, the 401(k) is one of the more valuable assets. Individuals often work their whole career trying to build up their 401(k) balance so that they can retire. However, in a divorce, the 401(k) often ends up divided as part of the property division process.
august is always a tough month for parties going through divorce or custody disputes. In many cases, parties have trouble agreeing on where the children will go to school. Even further, these custody cases are being complicated by schools not reopening due to COVID-19.