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Code of Professional Responsibility and Lawyers Duty of Confidentiality

Charles M. Bennett (Attorney at Law, Blackburn & Stoll, LC) has recently published his article entitled Frontiers in Ethics: The Estate Lawyers Duty of Loyalty And Confidentiality to the Fiduciary Client: Examining the Past to Make Wise Choices Now and… … Continue reading

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Requiring a firefighter injured in the line of duty to accept a "light duty" assignment and where appropriate to undergo surgery

Requiring a firefighter injured in the line of duty to accept a "light duty" assignment and where appropriate to undergo surgerySestito v City of White Plains, 2018 NY Slip Op 03528, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentThe Commissioner of Public Safety of … Continue reading

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No New Duty

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the imposition of sanctions against three attorneys and their firms The district court based its decision to award sanctions on a comprehensive evaluation of the attorneys’ conduct. That conduct… … Continue reading

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Do Adult Children Have a Duty to Support Their Parents?

Most people wouldn’t think twice before helping their parents financially. In fact, partially due to baby boomers’ inadequate retirement planning, 20 percent of surveyed millennials provide financial support to their parents. As Buck Wargo explains in his blog post, most … Continue reading

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Fighting to make it easier for military spouses to practice law wherever the call of duty takes them

This Military Spouse Appreciation Day, take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices of spouses of U.S. Armed Forces servicemembers and consider how you can support military families. Military spouses of active-duty military servicemembers are uprooted every 3-4 years to … Continue reading

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