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Former Dept of Justice Attorney Sentenced To 30 Months For Obtaining Information About Companies Named in Qui Tam Lawsuits and Using That Information in Private Practice.

Sometimes clients will believe that by hiring attorneys who have just left the government, they can obtain confidential information. While those attorneys have relationships with the other attorneys and agents, they have strict ethical rules where they cannot use information … Continue reading

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The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute

A recent Ontario decision highlights the importance of obtaining independent legal advice prior to signing any legal documents in a family law dispute. Failure to do so can have a significant impact on your legal rights and on your finances … Continue reading

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When Obtaining a Signature on a Commercial Guaranty, Form is Important

By Andrew C. Voorhees, Esq. If your business regularly contracts with other business entities, it is prudent to consider the applicability and benefits of commercial guaranties. A guaranty is the written promise of an individual to pay the debt of … Continue reading

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Child Custody – The Process of Obtaining Custody of Your Children in Pennsylvania

Fighting for the custody of your children is not only heart-wrenching but can have life-long effects on the well-being of your children. There are two types of custody. Physical custody is the actual physical possession and control of a child … Continue reading

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Obtaining Payment Terms for BSA Settlement

Negotiating a settlement with the Business Software Alliance ("BSA") to resolve a copyright infringement dispute over allegedly unlicensed software can be arduous and costly. The BSA typically demands a penalty based on some multiple of the MSRP of each product … Continue reading

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