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|How to Plan Financially for Divorce|
Howard Van Den Heuvel, Justin Van Den Heuvel; Van Den Heuvel Law Office;
April 22, 2015Are you about to begin the divorce process in Grand Rapids? If so, then you surely have a lot of things on your plate. There are many things you have to contemplate and so many questions you will need to answer. Of course, one of the biggest issues you will deal with is your new financial...
|Human Trafficking Bill Continues to Run Into Opposition|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
April 21, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015If you thought the recent outburst of bipartisanship would clear the way for a human trafficking bill - a bill that in theory enjoys almost unanimous support - you would be wrong.
|Focus on Colleges Obscures Country's Broader Problem|
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 10, 2015Scott Schneider’s article “Focus on Colleges Obscures Country’s Broader Problem” was featured in Orlando Sentinel on April 10, 2015.
|Consent Decree Follows Criminal Charges Under Operation Choke Point|
George A. LeMaistre; Jones Walker LLP;
April 16, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015In what reportedly are the first criminal charges brought under Operation Choke Point, the U. S. Department of Justice earlier this month announced a Consent Decree under which a California bank is to pay $4.9 million in penalties and forfeitures arising from business that it transacted, over...
|Proposed Criminal Procedure Changes Will Foster Fairer Criminal Trials in Virginia State Courts|
Thomas J. Bondurant; Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, LLP;
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015Under current Virginia state criminal procedures and laws, a defendant often has no idea what evidence will be presented by the Commonwealth Attorney or who may or may not testify against him/her at trial. Under Virginia law, a defendant is only entitled to know his own statements, his own criminal...
|Criminal Trespass and Adverse Possession|
Bryan Johnston; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on January 28, 2015 A criminal trespasser can acquire title to land via adverse possession. Yes, you read that correctly - a trespasser trespassing on land where it is a criminal offence to do so can still acquire title to that land as a result of the criminal activity.
|Telemed Abortion Case Could Have Broad Implications|
Ryan G. Koopmans; Nyemaster Goode, P.C.;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015Tomorrow, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear argument in one of the most closely watched cases of the term: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. Iowa Board of Medicine. The case involves the Board of Medicine’s 2013 rule that bans so-called “telemed abortions,” a process in which...
|Commercial Criminal Law: Commercial Criminal Proceedings Can Be Expensive And Damaging To One&Rsquo;s Reputation|
Michael Rainer, Michael Rainer; GRP Rainer LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on April 02, 2015Involvement in commercial criminal proceedings can threaten the existence of a company. This is not merely a matter of money but also the company’s reputation.
|FCPA Year in Review: 2014|
Charles M. Carberry, Theodore T. Chung, Daniel E. Reidy, Peter J. Romatowski, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on February 2015The biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) story of 2014 was that the cost of resolving an FCPA enforcement action has gone up. In a year in which the number of enforcement actions declined by one, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange...
|What are Your Rights if You are Arrested by Police in China?|
YingKe Law Firm;
April 9, 2015, previously published by Hg.orgDo you know what are your rights if you are related into some crime or illegal things in China? You may know what you can do in USA, but here in China things are totally different.