Tag Archives: Spend

"A Lawyer May Spend A Lifetime Working For That One Magnificent Hour" – ND Court Awards Fees For "A Good Day"

We usually don't cover trial court orders, but this one is short, and, we think, worth your time reading.  The issue before the North Dakota District Court (Ward County) was the award of attorneys' fees following a successful necessity challenge by a … Continue reading

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Fathers have a right to spend time with their children

Spending time with your children is something that most parents take for granted. Fathers have a much different take on this matter if they aren't in a relationship with the children's mother any longer. While more states are moving toward … Continue reading

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How Can Our Family Spend Money That’s in a Special Needs Trust?

A Special Needs Trust can hold money or title to property for the benefit of a disabled individual. The funds need to be used to supplement benefits received from government programs such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, … Continue reading

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A dozen key terms that need clear definition and application in benchmarks of law department staff and spend

We take for granted that fundamental terms in benchmark surveys and reports have clear meanings understood and applied by all. Lord, what fools these mortals be! Setting aside statistical terms, below are 12 that deserve careful definition by surveyors and… … Continue reading

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A view and some estimates on market concentration of spend in the US legal industry

Mark Harris of Axiom remarked at the recent Georgetown Law Center conference that the Fortune 200 control 85 percent of the $100 billion legal market in the United States. The 200 largest US law firms, he then added, have revenue… … Continue reading

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