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Criminal Sentencing Reform for Minors

There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years regarding prison sentencing reform. This comes from overcrowded prisons, the cost that comes with extended imprisonment, and the morally just way to rehabilitate someone following a criminal conviction. … Continue reading

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Pope Issues New Law On Reporting of Sex Abuse of Minors and Vulnerable Adults In Vatican

On March 26, Pope Francis promulgated Law N. CCXCVII on the Protection of Minors and of Vulnerable Persons of Vatican City State.  It requires any public official of the Vatican City State who has information or a well-founded belief that … Continue reading

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Federal Court Overseeing California Considers Whether Time Limits Should Be Extended for Minors in FTCA Claims

In a recent opinion, a federal appeals court was tasked with deciding whether a plaintiff whose Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”) claim was not properly filed as a minor could file his claim beyond the statute of limitations. The case … Continue reading

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Providing Alcohol to Minors

The penalties for individuals who provide or sell alcohol to minors, or persons under the age of 21, can be harsh. Making alcohol available to minors is a Class A misdemeanor offense. Conviction on a Class A misdemeanor can result … Continue reading

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How to Leave an Estate to a Minor | 2503(c) Minor’s Trusts Explained

In this article, we’ll define a 2503(c) Minor’s Trust, review the advantages of a 2503(c) Minor’s Trust and disadvantages of a 2503(c) Minor’s Trust, and explain the tax benefits of Minor’s Trusts. Read more detail on Recent Real Estate and … Continue reading

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