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Bankruptcy Payments Permitted to be Directed Toward Principal During Plan

Faced with a nearly impossible standard to discharge federal student loan debt in bankruptcy due to undue hardship, creative debtors’ attorneys and the bankruptcy courts are continuing to create pockets of relief wherever possible. Finding that “non-dischargeability does not immunize … Continue reading

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Authority of an employer to prohibit an employee's legal use of marijuana as permitted by state law

Authority of an employer to prohibit an employee's legal use of marijuana as permitted by state lawLance Carlson v. Charter Communications, LLC, USCA, 9th Circuit, No. 17-35917 N.B. – In handing down this decision the 9th Circuit said "This disposition is … 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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B.C. Court of Appeal Confirms that Notaries are Not Permitted to Draw Wills with Life Estates

The British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed that notaries public are not permitted to draw wills that create life estates or trusts in a decision released December 21, 2017. In British Columbia, generally only lawyers may practice law, which includes … Continue reading

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CSA issues relief from newly enacted "Canadian permitted client" restrictions

Earlier this week, all CSA members except the OSC issued blanket orders to provide interim relief from the new restrictions on registration exemptions for international dealers and international advisers found in the July 2011 amendments to NI 31-103. As such, … Continue reading

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