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California Attorney Billing Invoice Privilege Depends on Status of Litigation
The National Law ReviewJanuary 22, 2017

29, 2016), the California Supreme Court held that information in attorney invoices sent to clients is privileged if part of “active and ongoing litigation” but may not be privileged if related to matters “concluded long ago.” As part of an excessive ...more »

Officials to decide on international travel at Long Beach Airport
Long Beach Press TelegramJanuary 23, 2017

Some who live under the flight paths are worried international travel could lead to more traffic, air pollution and a drop in property values. But the primary concern — and one many residents agree on — is whether a federal customs facility could ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Judge Blocks Trump Order on Refugees Amid Chaos and Outcry Worldwide
New York TimesJanuary 29, 2017

The judge's one-page ruling came swiftly after lawyers for the A.C.L.U. testified in her courtroom that one of the people detained at an airport was being put on a plane to be deported back to Syria at that very moment. A government lawyer, Gisela A ...more »

Collections
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State of Michigan apologizes for unemployment fiasco, wants to reduce penalties
The Daily TelegramJanuary 30, 2017

Ann Arbor-based lawyer David Blanchard, who represents individuals in the federal case whose plaintiffs also include the United Auto Workers union and the Sugar Law Center in Detroit, said he is hopeful after the state agreed to stop collections. "It's ...more »

Bankruptcy Law
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Adoption center bankruptcy shatters dreams | abc11.com
WTVD-TVFebruary 6, 2017

The independent adoption center that closed abruptly last week has filed for bankruptcy.more »

Disputes With Irs
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Funeral director Al Hughes' tax evasion trial set
Scranton Times-TribuneJanuary 24, 2017

Federal authorities are authorized to file theft charges only if the crime involves interstate commerce, Mr. Flora said. That means the money involved would have to cross state lines. Crimes typically covered under the statute include mail fraud, wire ...more »

Garnishment
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Claimants in jobless insurance nightmare pledge: 'Never again.'
Detroit Free PressJanuary 29, 2017

Unemployment Insurance Agency says it's putting things right; former claimants say next time they won't try to collect.more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Johnny Depp Net Worth: Actor Nearing Bankruptcy, Court Documents Imply
Tripped MediaFebruary 2, 2017

Johnny Depp Net Worth: Actor Nearing Bankruptcy, Court Documents Imply. Prabhu Gowda. Share. Tweet. Pin. Mahershala Ali: The Proud Muslim With An Oscar Nomination. PHOTOGRAPH: Made in Hollywood | Screen cap from Wikimedia Commons.more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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The Breaking Apart of Obamacare
The Epoch TimesFebruary 2, 2017

According to the Obamacare Facts website, the ACA was drafted to respond to a health care crisis: a growing number of uninsured Americans; steadily increasing health care costs, and concurrently, rising personal debt and bankruptcy due to those costs ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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UPDATED: EuroAmerican Propagators files chapter 7 bankruptcy
Nursery ManagementJanuary 26, 2017

GIE Media first reported Tuesday evening that EuroAmerican Propagators filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy protection on Jan. 23 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of California. EuroAmerican founders John Rader and Jerry Church were also ...more »

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