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An Adoption Awareness Month Request: Check Your Prejudices

An Adoption Awareness Month Request: Check Your Prejudices

BY. Jessica Prois /Editor, HuffPost Impact That awkward moment when people think you and your dad are married. And that’s not just rhetorical Internet speak. My parents and I just got back from a cruise to the Bahamas and two people on separate occasions asked me if I was my dad’s wife. What’s more, a Peruvian ship […]

White Collar or Blue? Differences in Criminal Law

White Collar or Blue? Differences in Criminal Law

by Stacy Aspen   (U.S. Criminal Law and generally) The distinction between white collar and blue collar crime is an important one for police and for criminologists; in seeking to develop initiatives to prevent crime, society must understand how criminals operate. The legal system rarely makes distinctions between blue and white collar crime; in fact, colors […]

Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners

Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners

  If you own a small business and are struggling with debt and considering declaring bankruptcy, you may wish to explore some options. There are a few different types of bankruptcy that may be appropriate for someone with a small business, but the option that is traditionally known as “business bankruptcy” may not actually be […]

What You Need to Do to Avoid Foreclosure

What You Need to Do to Avoid Foreclosure

Can’t pay the mortgage? Had bill reminders sent through the post? Although you’re not alone, this does put you in a tricky spot. Let the situation go on for too long and you might just lose your home, so you need to be savvy if you want to avoid foreclosure. Learn how with these tips. […]

Poll: Americans still favor immigration reform, path to citizenship

Poll: Americans still favor immigration reform, path to citizenship

Most Americans said they favor allowing illegal immigrants living in the United States a path to citizenship, the Public Religion Research Institute said.Sixty-three percent said they favored providing a path to citizenship with certain requirements to undocumented workers already in the United States while 14 percent said they favored allowing illegal immigrants living in the […]

Wills: Why You Need One

Wills: Why You Need One

by Rebecca Berlin   Many people wonder if they really need a will. They may think that they don’t have enough assets to bother with a will. Some people erroneously believe that a will causes your heirs to have to go through probate, leading to unnecessary expenses. However, a will is a good idea for […]

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Are You Guilty? by Rafeeza Hamdan

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Are You Guilty? by Rafeeza Hamdan

By LoyarBurokkers Do you have a voice? Yes, you do. But have you really used your voice to protect yourself? Not sure. Now, analyze the conversation between A and B below. A: B, I want to tell you something but you keep it to yourself ok. I think… I think our boss had just fondled me. I […]

Divorce, child support and alimony

Divorce, child support and alimony

  by.Bean Kinney & Korman PC James W. Korman When it comes to child support, the laws vary considerably from state to state. Some states allow “permanent” alimony in certain circumstances, but some do not. Most states allow for some sort of alimony payment for a finite period of time. Some states also permit a […]

What Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)?

What Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)?

  Limited liability companies (LLCs) have been generating a lot of buzz in the news lately — and for good reason: where the corporation fails, the LLC prevails.     Think of the LLC as a merger of the partnership and the corporation, except it has the best of both worlds — all the good […]

Student Visa Requirements

Student Visa Requirements

  A U.S. education is an excellent investment in your future, and international students are very welcome in the USA! For the very latest visa news, direct from the U.S. government: U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security.       The Basics: The college, university or program you apply to will send you all the information you […]