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The third party custody statute in DC enables an initial filing or intervention by the third party in the ongoing proceeding under the following conditions: THIRD PARTY CUSTODY I. A parent who has provided primary care of the child for … Continue reading

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Connecticut State Statute Limiting the Length of the Runway at Tweed-New Haven Airport Resists Federal Preemption Challenge

Tweed-New Haven Airport, seeking to extend its 5,600 foot runway to 7,200 feet, has run into an unexpected roadblock.  A Federal Magistrate in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut has determined that Connecticut’s Gen. Stat. 15-120j(c) … Continue reading

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Ohio Supreme Court Rules Criminal Statute Requiring Disclosure of HIV Status Does Not Violate the First Amendment

In August, the Ohio Supreme Court decided an issue of first impression on the constitutionality of a statute proscribing a person who knows they are HIV positive from engaging in sexual conduct without disclosing that status.  Orlando Batista, represented by … Continue reading

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SBA Loans and the Statute of Limitations

IS THERE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF SBA LOANS? Yes, there is. The U.S. Government has 6 years to sue you under a contract, such as an SBA loan contract. Under a federal statute more than 50 … Continue reading

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Chancery Upholds Shortened Statute of Limitations (“Survival Clauses”) by Contract

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion is an important tool for the toolbox of corporate and commercial litigators for upholding what the court refers to as “a survival clause”–which provides a contractually shortened period by which claims must be … Continue reading

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