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When Can Spousal Maintenance Be Modified?

Absent any language stating otherwise, the terms of a spousal maintenance agreement are modifiable when either party has a significant change of circumstances. Examples include a change in: Employment status; Income; Marital status; Tax implications of the agreement; or The … Continue reading

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Supreme Court issues slightly modified opinion in Ex-Parte: Carter

On April 11, 2018 the Supreme Court issued a slightly modified opinion of its March 21, 2018 decision in Ex-Parte: Carter. It appears to have made three minor changes that do not affect the general ruling. First, it adds a … Continue reading

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Oklahoma: plan to let county employees carry guns into courthouses modified in House committee

A plan to let more people carry guns into Oklahoma courthouses was modified by a House committee last week. HB 2527 as originally filed and discussed here provided all county employees, not just elected officials as in a 2017 law … Continue reading

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1st Cir.: Compare infringing software with copyrighted code, not modified, non-copyrighted version

There are two critical lessons for software companies in Airframe Systems, Inc. v. L-3 Communications Corp., No. 10-2001 (1st Cir. Sept. 14, 2011): (1) It's not enough to register the copyright in the original source code. When you modify it, … Continue reading

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Georgia divorce decree cannot be modified by the trial court in contempt action, even if it will result in hardship

The Supreme Court of Georgia recently held a Husband to the exact language in his divorce decree, even though it may cause him hardship. Greenwood v. Greenwood, S11A0611 (2011). In that case, the parties' final judgment and decree of divorce … Continue reading

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