Legal Law

Why social media can help lawyers survive shrinking law firm numbers

The recent'The future of legal services' which took place in Birmingham, UK, highlighted the challenges many lawyers face when trying to survive or grow. Many of these have been mentioned in various blogs and articles such as Jordan Furlong's 'Goodbye to all that'.There were a couple of statements made at the conference that really stood out:As institutional operators and larger

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The family legacy is getting real to me now

As my years progress towards my seventies, I am now taking the word HERITAGE seriously. What I think is most important is not the money, the land, or such things, but the fact that I tried to reconnect with my wife, my daughters, and my grandchildren. I admit to being lonely, a bit of a hermit. I am constantly looking

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What it means to let go for adult children

If a twelve-step program were a journey, and it certainly is a vertical journey, then letting go can be considered the threshold to your ascent. Cast in the tarnished mold of a parent, an adult child must understand what shaped him and then "undo" the detriment, distortion, and misdirection it caused, aware, if he has children of his own, how

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The golf trick that could change everything

I was reading the late George Knudson's book, The Natural Golf Swing, and I noticed this tip, which I hadn't seen before. Knudson was a Canadian who played on the PGA Tour in the 1970s and had one of the best swings the Tour has ever seen. What he wrote might be just what he needs to start making solid

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Legal Law

The attorney-attorney difference

Filing bankruptcy is a difficult decision and involves many complex legal processes. If filing for bankruptcy is your last option, you should hire a well-known and experienced attorney to help you deal with the difficult situation properly.Now, there is a fine line between a lawyer and a lawyer. If we stick to the definitions, then an attorney is one who

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Finally a new dawn for the West Indies?

Overlooked by the controversy surrounding India's decision to cancel a Test Match that needed 86 runs from 90 balls, was the continued improvement of their counterparts. Since a 2-1 series defeat against Australia in 1995, the West Indies have fallen spectacularly from their position at the top of the cricketing world. Players like Clive Lloyd, Malcolm Marshall and Sir Viv

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How to understand and use NCE and Stanines

Some scores on an achievement test are less meaningful to parent educators and classroom teachers than others. The normal curve equivalent, commonly known as the NCE score, falls into this category.If a score is meaningless, it is often useless and also considered irrelevant. However, because NCEs are part of most performance test reports, here are two things to know about

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So can I really get divorced for $399? How to Select a Profitable Matrimonial Lawyer

Today advertising proliferates promising a $399 divorce. Is such a thing even remotely possible? Probably not. For starters, in New York State alone, court costs will exceed $300. However, you can obtain the forms needed to process an uncontested divorce from your local County Clerk's Office or even more easily from the New York State Office of Court Administration website.

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