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Acting out of school (access required)

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A well-meaning effort to make college campuses safer may have spawned harsh procedures and penalties that ignore basic guarantees of fairness, some ad­vocates are saying. While many have welcomed campus changes that protect victims of sexual violence, others say some ...

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Protecting special needs clients during divorce (access required)


Divorce lawyers running a checklist with new clients should not over­look planning for special-needs family members, say lawyers with expertise in preparing for such needs. Disability and special needs issues arise in more families every year, according to Arlington lawyer ...

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Five lessons from working with divorcing couples (access required)

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Handling negotiations between di­vorcing spouses is not work for the faint of heart. I finish each work day after these meetings feeling emo­tionally exhausted and, at times, unclear as to what has been ac­complished. With more time and reflection, I ...

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Tracking child-related costs? There’s an app for that (access required)

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The cost of raising children includes many ex­penses beyond the day-to-day, from summer camp tuition to medical bills to algebra tutors. But between divorcing parents, disputes over incidental costs that fall outside regular child support responsibilities can escalate quickly. An ...

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Bank loses coverage due to ‘corporate screw-ups’ (access required)


Attention corporate defendants: Failure to pay heed to internal processes and timely submit that civil complaint and summons to your insurance company can be very expensive. American Bank Holdings Inc. found out the hard way. Due to an eight-month delay ...

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