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…alleged defamatory statements published on Facebook, technology continues to impact our legal system, with new developments springing every day. The latest such development, of interest to New York legal practice in particular, comes in the form of a decision published on September 12, 2014 out of Richmond County, New York, in the case known as Noel B. v. Anna Marie A. The decision is novel in that it explicitly permitted service of process via Facebook.
BUSINESS QUESTION: I am trying to obtain a sizable business loan from a local bank. I am asked for a formation certificate and a standing certificate. Is it the same thing? If not, what is the difference?
I am trying to obtain a sizable business loan from a local bank. I am asked for a formation certificate and a standing certificate. Is it the same thing? If not, what is the difference?
Circuit Court Rules That The Eighth Amendment Requires Citizens To Pay For The Sex Change Operation Of A Convicted Murderer Serving A Life Sentence
There are fundamental and widening differences in this country between conservatives and liberals. The rifts between the two groups peaked at various times during recent history as in 1964, when Barry Goldwater, Lyndon Johnson’s political opponent, wrote “The Conservative Conscience”, a book which rekindled the conservative movement in America.
What happens when a parent removes or detains a child in another state, without the consent of the other parent? Which court will decide custody? Is it the courts of the state from where the child was removed, or is it the courts of the state where the child finds himself at the present time?
To better highlight the objectives of this article, I will use the model of an example. Accordingly, let’s assume that we have a family with experience in the restaurant business, the members of which decide to buy an existing Turkish eatery located in Toms River,...
My own beloved grandfather, now deceased, Ioan D. Popescu, born on March 3, 1900, had also been incarcerated under Gheorgiu Dej’s regime for “undermining the socialist establishment”. His “crime”, that of having expressed to a work colleague that the Soviet aspirations to conquer space would be dampened by American superiority in technology, in 1958 earned him a ten year jail sentence as a political prisoner, of which he had served seven. Needless to say, Mr. Ionescu-Quintus’ work resonates loud and clear in our neck of the woods.
“If the marriage will ultimately fail, a prenup will greatly facilitate and expedite future divorce proceedings, saving both parties significant amounts of money and stress.”
Under the laws of most states, including New York and New Jersey, adultery or other marital fault committed by one spouse generally will not affect the division of marital property in favor of the other spouse.
Are verbal agreements legally enforceable? Robert Popescu writes for Lawyer.com to shed some light on the issue: With certain exceptions, most States recognize the enforceability of verbal agreements between two individuals. Of course, as is the case with most rules...