Columns

Could a link to a social media friend lead to legal trouble?

January 15, 2018

Rich Meneghello BridgeTower Media Newswires Social media profiles have become an ingrained part of most of our lives. At one time they were a novelty that seemed to mostly serve the purposes of remembering Aunt Betty’s birthday or sharing the latest ...

The echoes of a crisis still heard to this day

January 15, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief He was deep in Africa, deeper than most people realized. He was in Malawi, a far-flung country that nobody will ever mistake for a resort destination. It is a little known African nation, negligible in size and surrounded ...

ADR SPOTLIGHT: Who is bound to an agreement to arbitrate?

January 15, 2018

In some circumstances, non-signatories to agreements mandating arbitration can be compelled to have their complaints decided in arbitration. This article describes five situations in which a non-signatory to the arbitration agreement may be compelled to ...

Commentary: Proposed 50-50 shared parenting time legislation is detrimental to our children's wellbeing

January 15, 2018

By Jessica Woll Woll & Woll PC Terms like “50/50 split” and “you take half and I take half” are often used to reflect a fair and equal division of goods, money or property, but should not apply when it comes to parenting time ...

'Godfather' Sunday Sauce

January 15, 2018

Every year my friends Kevin and Pam host “Movie Night.” This is a misnomer, since it typically begins at midday to accommodate three full length films, connected by a theme. One year it was film noir; another it was zombies. Thankfully I missed ...

A story worth repeating time and time again

January 15, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Virtually everyone has read or heard a Horatio Alger story from that 19th century spinner of tales. The stories are invariably heart-warming tales of triumph starring a young boy who travels the road of rags-to-riches ...