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Poll: More couples seeking postnuptial agreements (access required)

Divorce attorneys are still reporting an increase in requests for postnuptial agreements, according to a new poll by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. “Postnuptial agreements are becoming a valuable tool to avoid trouble spots from escalating into serious conflicts ...

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Replacing the legal pad: Apps for note-taking (access required)

Taking notes is a critical task for lawyers in all practice areas. Some would rather write longhand, some would rather type and others prefer to enter text directly into a mobile device, with their thumbs or using a dictation program. ...

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How to protect your practice from difficult clients (access required)

Keeping control of clients who become difficult to manage and making sure you filter out the not-so-good clients in the first place are essential to maintaining a successful law practice and holding on to your sanity. This can be especially ...

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Social Media: To Link or not to Link (access required)

Should you accept a LinkedIn invitation from someone you don’t know? What about someone whose reputation is questionable? When people ask me questions about whether or not to “link,” they are usually not asking about the business benefits; they’re often ...

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Redefining expert witness credibility for juries (access required)

Juries routinely dismiss expert testimony due to credibility problems, incomprehensibility, or simply because it is cancelled out by another expert’s testimony. This leads to a number of important questions for the attorney and the expert in presenting testimony at trial. ...

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Most med-mal cases dismissed, AMA study says (access required)

Almost 55 percent of all medical malpractice cases are dismissed and less than 5 percent make it to trial, according to a new study published by the American Medical Association. Further, most of the cases that go to trial – ...

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