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Attorney’s Fee Petition Creates a Trap for the Unwary As Client forfeits malpractice claim.

The case is Tebbens v. Levin & Conde, 2018 IL App (1st) 170777. Tebbens believed that his former divorce counsel made an error in drafting the marital settlement agreement and drafted an agreement that was not consistent with what the … Continue reading

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“IT’S A TRAP!”: EB-6, Parole for International Entrepreneurs

  Our office has gotten some calls about the “EB-6” visa that was announced last year and has been implemented at the start of 2018.  I put “EB-6” in quotes, because that’s not the official designation and it’s not permanent … Continue reading

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Loveless – What Happens When A Divorcing Couple Can’t Escape A Conflict Trap? A Mediator’s Review

The Russian film Loveless, directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, is an intense, provocative drama that can be viewed on many levels.    It is a comment on what happens when a marriage breaks down as well as a critique of modern Russian … Continue reading

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Watch out for the Gift Tax Trap in the New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act virtually doubled the estate tax threshold. A single taxpayer can now own up to $11.2 million in assets at death without triggering the death tax. Married couples are allowed twice that amount, $22.4 million,… … Continue reading

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Pay-What-You-Want Pricing Under Competition: Breaking the Bertrand Trap

Yong Chao, University of Louisville – College of Business – Department of Economics, Jose M. Fernandez, University of Louisville – Department of Economics; University of Louisville – College of Business and Public Administration, and Babu Nahata, University of Louisville -… … Continue reading

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