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Iowa Court Awards Mother's Home to Primary Caretaker

  On September 12, 2018, the Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed the Polk County District Court’s ruling that a mother had intentionally given title of her house to only one of her two daughters. In Andrews v. Carter, the mother … Continue reading

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Appealing Arbitration Awards: You Get What You Bargain For

When can a litigant appeal an arbitration award? In the recent decision of K.V.H. v. W.S.H., the New Jersey Appellate Division clarified the procedures by which a party, dissatisfied by the decisions rendered by an arbitrator, can challenge those awards. … Continue reading

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Distribution of Employee Stock Awards in Washington Divorce

In a Washington divorce, the court must characterize the assets as separate or community property.  While categorizing some types of property are fairly straightforward, others can be more complicated.  Employee stock options, for example, are characterized based on when they … Continue reading

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Recent Awards – Insubordination, out-of-title work, protected activities, and untruthfulness

Police officer's insubordinate action didn't justify terminationArbitrator Don B. Hays modified the discipline imposed on a San Antonio police officer who had been accused of insubordination. Grievant was schedule to retire in July of 2017. He planned to utilize his … Continue reading

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Recent filings to vacate arbitration awards – Past Practice,Outsourcing, Remedies

   Chicago Tribune, LLC v. Teamsters Local Union No. 727 (ND Ill.)The Chicago Tribune seeks to vacate an Award of Arbitrator Amedeo Greco. Arbitrator Greco upheld a grievance claiming that the Company refused to pay employees "gap time" pay the Union … Continue reading

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