Category Archives: Family Law

Illinois Shareholder Meetings for Corporations Explained

In this Learn About Law article we explain the types of shareholder meetings in Illinois and discuss what's required under Illinois law... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Be on the Lookout for Personal Injuries this Spring!

It’s the first day of spring! Even though it may not quite feel like it yet, warmer temperatures are right around the corner. With warmer temperatures, more people will be heading outdoors. Whether it’s working on your yard, taking your dog for a walk, or getting your motorcycle ready for the first ride of the season, injuries are lurking right around the corner. For your safety, the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone has information about personal injuries you need to be on the lookout for as the days get longer and the temperatures keep climbing. Common Personal Injuries in the Spring Injury can strike anywhere and at any time. You must be prepared. Nevertheless, springtime in New Jersey means certain injuries happen more often than others. One type of injury that happens quite often in the spring are injuries that result from vehicle accidents. When it’s nice outside, more people will be out and about, driving on roadways throughout the Garden State. Vehicle….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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DC COURT OF APPEALS REVERSAL: DC STALKING STATUTE INTERPRETATION

The DC Court of Appeals in Coleman v. U.S., decided on March 7, 2019, reversed an attempted stalking conviction as it analyzed further and defined the DC Stalking Statute and the requisite sufficiency of evidence to withstand a conviction. Coleman essentially argued on appeal that the government failed to prove that he possessed the requisite mental state in that he should have known a reasonable person in the complainant’s circumstances would fear for her or another’s safety, or feel seriously alarmed, disturbed, or frightened.  Or suffer emotional distress in at least two of the occasions that allegedly comprised his course of conduct. The DC Stalking Statute provides that: a person commits the crime of stalking when he or she purposefully engage[s] in a course of conduct directed at a specific individual: (1) With the intent to cause that individual to feel seriously alarmed; (2) That the person knows would cause that individual reasonably to feel seriously….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Don’t Screw Up Your Architectural Committee and Approval Process

In a decision issued today (March 19, 2019), the North Carolina Court of Appeals examined the issue of proper architectural committees and their decisions. Makar vs. Mimosa Bay Homeowners Association is an “unpublished” opinion from the NC Court of Appeals. That means that the decision is not controlling legal authority and should not be cited in other cases. However, even unpublished opinions give a sense of the Court’s thinking as to specific issues and how subsequent courts may rule. In short, the decision in Makar follows other recent appellate decisions that associations should act properly, follow corporate formalities, and do … Continue reading → The post Don’t Screw Up Your Architectural Committee and Approval Process appeared first on Black Slaughter Black... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Is it Illegal to Cheat on your Spouse?

The San Diego divorce attorneys at Doppelt and Forney, APLC are here to assist you in your divorce, legal separation or paternity case. We offer a free consultation where you are able to discuss your case with an experienced attorney. At the consultation, the attorney will provide you with legal analysis of your issues and provide you with techniques to help obtain your legal goals and protect your rights. While California is a no-fault state, and adultery is not punishable by the law, there are still states that consider adultery illegal. Continue reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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