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Utah Nears Licensing of Paralegals to Practice Law in Limited Circumstances

Utah is on track to become the second state to license non-lawyers to practice law in limited circumstances, similar to the limited license legal technician (LLLT) program pioneered by Washington state. The Utah Supreme Court has approved a new class of … Continue reading

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Circumstances When Virtual Divorce Mediation Makes Sense

As technology keeps expanding its base, more and more avenues open up where technology plays a crucial role. For communication purposes, technology has become absolutely necessary. One of the new areas where technology has made its presence felt is divorce … Continue reading

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Circumstances Under Which an Attorney of Your Choosing May Not Be Permitted to Represent You

One of the many rights litigants have is the right to be represented by counsel of their own choosing. Simple, right? Well, not really. An attorney of your choosing could be disqualified from representing you if that attorney had participated … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Determines That George Constanza Was Right!—In Limited Circumstances, Whales And Seals Are Fish (Not Mammals)

Makah Indian Tribe, et al. v. Quileute Indian Tribe et al., 813 F.3d 1157 (9th Cir. 2017). Defying the universal notion that whales and seals are, in fact, mammals, the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed in part, and reversed in part, … Continue reading

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The Circumstances and Standards Under Which One Spouse Can Receive a Monetary Payment as Part of a Divorce in Maryland

Distributing marital property can be one of the most complex elements of any divorce, especially one in which minor children are not involved. Sometimes, in order to achieve a genuinely equitable outcome, it may be necessary for a trial judge … Continue reading

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