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Fraud in the Oil Patch – Oil and Gas Investors Should Be Wary

The United States is experiencing an oil boom.  As with every boom, hucksters are busy designing clever schemes to steal money from eager oil and gas investors. Federal officials recently accused Halek Energy, LLC with swindling 300 investors out of nearly $22 million in a Texas oil and gas project.  The company’s CEO, Jason Halek, settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission by agreeing... 

What Happens during Divorce Mediation Meetings?

Filing for divorce is a huge step a person takes in ending their marriage. The second step people take is to decide on what type of divorce process they should go for. They can opt for going into the courtroom, but that would be too messy. In its place, divorcing couples should opt to end their marriage in a friendlier fashion that doesn’t get their blood boiling. Divorce mediation is the answer... 

Steps for Selecting a Divorce Lawyer in Orange County, California

Watching your family falling apart right in front of your eyes is not at all a pleasant experience. The emotional trauma coupled with the mental stress of dealing with legal implications of divorce can really be nerve wrecking. However, you can do a few things to ease the procedure of divorce filing and asset distribution and one of such alternatives is finding a reliable and competent divorce attorney... 

Senate May Suspend Trucking Safety Rule

A transportation funding bill currently making its way through the Senate features an amendment that could suspend a trucking safety rule implemented last year. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced the amendment that would suspend the so-called “restart rule,” implemented in July 2013, for at least a year. The restart rule, which is unpopular with trucking operators, requires drivers to remain... 

Judge corrects sentencing error for drunk driver

A Lenawee County Circuit Court judge has repealed a sentencing error for Troy Wayne Cox, a repeat drunk driver who was sentenced to two to five years in prison after violating his probation for a second time. After a 20-mile pursuit, Cox was arrested on December 2, 2011 for driving while intoxicated. His first sentence was a six-month work release sentence and probation. In October 2013, Cox was arrested... 

Unaccompanied Minors Now Crossing the Border in Unprecedented Numbers

The flood of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is creating a political and humanitarian problem. How should Americans respond? The recent influx of unlawful child immigrants may have begun after the White House confirmed its support for a policy allowing children brought illegally to the United States (by their undocumented parents) to remain in the country without fearing deportation. Congress... 

Intellectual Activity Can Stave Off Alzheimer’s

Researchers have found that lifelong intellectual activity can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by years. In a study published in the journal JAMA Neurology, researchers found that people who were genetically prone to Alzheimer’s held off the disease up to a decade longer if they worked in a complex field or were college-educated. Practice of intellectual activities like reading and playing... 

5 Reasons to Incorporate a Parenting Plan during Divorce Mediation

The first thing that comes to mind is how the kids are going to handle the news that their parents have decided to go their separate ways. Divorcing couples with kids may find it difficult to break the news to them. Once they do, deciding on a parenting plan can become a difficult decision. Both parents may even file for sole custody to spite one and other. In doing so, they are only harming their... 

Causation standard for Missouri workers’ comp retaliation claims lowered

A new decision from the Missouri Supreme Court will make it easier for employees to succeed in a claim of workers’ compensation retaliation. According to the ruling, an employee need only show that the filing of the claim was a contributory factor in a dismissal or unfavorable job action. Previously, claimants in Missouri needed to prove that a workers’ compensation claim was the sole factor in... 

Safety tips for summer driving

As summer begins, many Texans hit the road to vacation and visit with friends and family. The auto accident attorneys at the LaGarde Law Firm offer these tips to help keep you and your family safe while driving this summer. Check your vehicle before you go. Check the condition of your tire treads and windshield wipers (for those summer rains) before long trips. Regularly check your belts, hoses, cooling... 
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