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Dave Kot – Autism at Face Value

Autism at Face Value Dave Kot, Founder, Autism at Face Value  Read More →

How to Give a Great Deposition Part 3 of 7 – Podcast

Double Board Certified Attorney Richard LaGarde, shares tips that he often gives to his own witnesses before they are deposed or testify in court. Allow a few moments after clicking the play icon for video to load.  Read More →

When Facing Financial Hardship, Explore Your Options with Lawsuit Funding

If you are like hundreds of plaintiffs who are barely able to pay the bills while in a pending lawsuit, there is no reason to settle for less than your case is worth. Complete an online application to explore your options with lawsuit funding. Faced with a loss of financial resources and possibly dealing with severe injuries and/or loss of employment, without the help of lawsuit funding a plaintiff... 

Doggie Distraction

Although not much has been devoted to distractions by man’s best friend, there are many risks associated with dogs and car travel. According to AAA, unrestrained pets cause more than 30,000 auto accidents annually. Two-thirds of dog owners surveyed said they routinely pet, play, and feed their dogs while driving, and 21% said they have held a pet in their lap while driving. Even if your dog is the... 

The Importance of Social Inclusion while being a Sibling Advocate

Guest Speaker: Marissa Hacker, Founder, Fantastic Friends Topic: The Importance of Social Inclusion while being a Sibling Advocate .  Read More →

Montreal Maine trustee rebuffs wrongful death claimants’ reorganization plan

The bankruptcy trustee for Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway Ltd said that a recent reorganization plan — filed by families of people who died when one of the company’s trains derailed and exploded — is “not a serious plan.” Robert J. Keach, the trustee, said that the plan, filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Bangor, Maine on January 29, “will go nowhere” and is “facially non-confirmable,”... 

Visa Bulletin For July 2014

Number 70 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during July. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.... 

Supreme Court Officially Substitutes Term “Intellectual Disability” for “Mentally Retardation”

By Stacy Sadove, Esq., and Marion Walsh, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP The highest Court in the country has officially stopped using the term “mentally retarded” to refer to individuals with intellectual disabilities.  This shift in terminology by the Court shows a significant shift in society’s progress toward treating each other with dignity. Specifically, in the recent decision of Hall v.... 

Exceptional Organizing: Strategies for Special Needs Clients and their Families

Guest Speaker: Leslie Josel, founder, Order Out of Chaos Topic: Exceptional Organizing: Strategies for Special Needs Clients and their Families .  Read More →

U.S. Consular Posts in Canada Limit Visa Applications from Non-Canadians

On June 3, 2014. the Department of State has advised that it will severely limit the number of visa applications from non-Canadians, referred to as Third Country Nationals or TCNs, who may want to apply for nonimmigrant visas at any U.S. consular post in Canada.  The Department cited heavy case load during the peak demand months of June, July, and August as its reason for the restriction, and encourages... 
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