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The new Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 28 2012

On March 31, 2012, Massachusetts entered a new era with respect to the administration of wills and decedent’s estates

Court orders production of work product documents under crime-fraud exception to attorney-client privilege where defendants had falsely identified source code

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

In an earlier filed decision, the district court had previously found that Escort and its defense counsel had knowingly misled the plaintiff, Fleming

Can you receive a term of life imprisonment for forcing someone to accompany you to a different room in their own house?

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 14 2015

18 U.S.C. 2113 (e) has a long and venerable history, even by the storied standards of the federal Criminal Code. It was originally enacted in 1934 in

Public entities can inadvertently waive privilege in response to a Public Records Act request

  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2015

California's Public Records Act (PRA) law requires public entities to make their public records open for inspection and copying. Environmental

New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a

Recent changes to MA laws affecting guardianships, conservatorships, and durable powers of attorney

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 14 2009

After a long and tortuous road, the Massachusetts legislature recently passed an extensive overhaul of the laws regarding, probate, guardianships and related matters, known as the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code ("MUPC"

Are quick Mexico divorces valid?

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • September 17 2012

Various online companies claim that valid Mexico divorces can be obtained by Americans in one business day even if one party is unable or unwilling to sign or otherwise participate in the process, and even if the petitioner does not know where the spouse is living

Non-lawyers beware: new law will make unauthorized practice a felony

  • Moses & Singer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 1 2013

The New York State Legislature has tightened its reins on unlicensed legal advisors. The New York Judiciary Law has been amended to make the unauthorized

Northern District of Illinois practice tips 1-5

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 13 2015

At the start of the new year, many of us are spending time looking back at where we have come from and forward to where we want to go. As part of

DNA fingerprinting: helping hand in solving crime

  • Singh & Associates
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  • India, USA
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  • November 28 2013

Science plays a very important role in our lives. Our day to day activity is surrounded by science. Dictionary meaning of Science is “the