• Horror at TX Detention Center: ICE Guards Separate Fathers & Sons After They Had Just Been Reunited
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    Horror at TX Detention Center: ICE Guards Separate Fathers & Sons After They Had Just Been Reunited

    AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, as we turn now to Texas, where armed guards forcibly removed 16 fathers from an immigrant jail where they were held with their sons after being separated at the border and then reunited. A boy held at the Karnes County detention center, who’s under the age of 10, spoke to reporters Friday and described what happened through an interpreter. INTERPRETER: [translating immigrant child] He recalls that he was in the school playground playing with his friends and that he was called. He was asked to go into an office, and that’s where he was hold…

  • Office Administration – Legal Mohawk College Graduate: Amanda Spearing
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    Office Administration – Legal Mohawk College Graduate: Amanda Spearing

    >>Hi, my name is Amanda Speering [phonetic]. I am a graduate of the Mohawk College Legal Administration Program, and I graduated in the year 2013. [ Music ] So I work at Mackeyy Smye law firm here in Hamilton, Ontario, and I am a legal assistant. I couldn’t do what I do today, honestly, without the the guidance and skills that I picked up at Mohawk College. [ Music ] I would highly recommend Mohawk College for someone looking to get into the legal field. The teachers set you up with everything you need for a great future.

  • Bridge McFarland LLP | Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Solicitors
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    Bridge McFarland LLP | Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Solicitors

    As a nationally-recognised law firm, Bridge McFarland will always give you clear and straightforward advice. We do have a national reputation in respect of our expertise. We’ve got panel members both Law Society and AvMA and we can guarantee that we will give the client the best service as a consequence of that. People are often in dire straits, they need help they need support and they need the guidance from an expert. We’re finding a lot of those people are coming to us and we’re able to help them. Helping them enforce their rights and get back on track something I enjoy doing.

  • Bankruptcy Law in Australia and Implications | Go To Court – Kate Muller, Solicitor
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    Bankruptcy Law in Australia and Implications | Go To Court – Kate Muller, Solicitor

    If you’re thinking about going bankrupt, seek legal advice before you do. There are consequences of bankruptcy. It extends for 3 years, so during that time you’re not allowed to own assets in your own name. Any income that you earn will be paid to the trustee. You’re allowed to own assets and income to a certain value. It’s not much, so things like tools of trade if you’re a tradesman, some personal and household items and you’re allowed to an income up to certain value but other than that, pretty much everything else goes to the trustee. For the 3 years that you are bankrupt, you won’t be able…

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    Future of the legal profession: views from Legalex

    Looking ahead to 2016 and the challenges that law firms have, I think the biggest challenge that law firms have is innovation and modernization. We as practices need to be thinking about more innovative ways of how to do marketing and also how we should be looking at our clients and servicing them better. Biggest challenges for law firms in 2016 I think is the ongoing power of the client to decide what they want to do rather than what law firms want them to do. I would say that it’s trying to keep abreast of new technology, case management software, developments in ones business while still maintaining your expertise…

  • Family Provision Applications | Legal Advice from a Sunshine Coast Solicitor | Argon Law
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    Family Provision Applications | Legal Advice from a Sunshine Coast Solicitor | Argon Law

    When someone dies leaving an estate in Queensland, there are certain people who have the right to apply to the courts for an order to change the way assets are to be distributed from the estate. I’m John Gallagher from Argon Law and I would like to tell you a little more about such applications which are known as Family Provision Applications. You can only bring such an application if you are: – A spouse of the deceased (including a defacto), – A child of the deceased (including a step-child), – or a dependant. To qualify as dependant you must have been wholly or substantially maintained or supported by the…

  • Meet Amy S. | elglaw.com
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    Meet Amy S. | elglaw.com

    As a medical legal assistant, I have been here for eight years, I order all the medical records, I do a lot of research to where these clients have been seen by the doctors, and I try to determine where they’ve had the best x-ray, try to determine what disease they have, if they’ve ever had been diagnosed with asbestos before, if it’s lung cancer, colon cancer or stomach cancer, where their cancer was, how it was biopsied make sure all the medical records are in and it’s a full, complete, packed report. I just try to do a lot of research, see what I can find based off the…

  • Why You Need a New York Probate Attorney | Anthony S. Park PLLC
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    Why You Need a New York Probate Attorney | Anthony S. Park PLLC

    Anthony S. Park PLLC is a New York law firm a probate attorneys and professional executors. Someone you know has died in New York and you’re the next-of-kin or named as executor in the will. You’ll quickly realize that being an executor is a lot more work and responsibility than you imagined, and that every step turns out to be at least 30 percent more complicated than expected. Serving as an executor can quickly take over your life with an endless list of chores such as sorting through bills, waiting on hold, and standing on lines. The entire process usually takes over a year, and every decision has important legal…