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Money Management: Beneficiary review (access required)

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By Sharon L. Thornton BridgeTower Media Newswires The most important gift that you can leave your heirs is a well-thought-out transition of property. Circumstances change in life. It could be divorce, death, deciding to no longer enable grown children to ...

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Diversity on corporate boards: a tortuous path (access required)

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By Stephen M. Honig BridgeTower Media Newswires “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” — Stephen R. Covey “Diversity” in business means variance in gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability and experience. Few goals are more discussed, and yet so unachieved, ...

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School sues parents, lawyer for fees in special ed case (access required)

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In a rare move, a Virginia public school system is suing a student’s parents and the parents’ attorney for an award of attorneys’ fees under the federal special education law. The Roanoke County School Board contends the parents filed a ...

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Qualifying for the home office deduction (access required)

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By Jamie Bushart BridgeTower Media Newswires With more and more people working remotely, a common question clients asked this past tax season was whether they are eligible to take the home office deduction. This is also referred to as business ...

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Four limitations of Google Analytics (access required)

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By Karl Heberger BridgeTower Media Newswires Google Analytics is a free service that allows marketers and website owners to track users’ behavior on their websites. It can tell the story that is so critical to understanding how to improve the ...

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Wife, whose breach of PSA was contempt, must pay fees (access required)

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A wife who breached two sections of the couple’s property settlement agreement was properly held in civil contempt, the Virginia Court of Appeals has held. And under the PSA, she must pay her ex-husband’s attorneys’ fees for enforcing the agreement. ...

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Making motions (access required)

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Even though Virginia’s chief justice has questions about the practice, lawyers and judges say having different judges handle various aspects of a case is a system that works in busy courthouses. The subject came up at a May 8 meeting ...

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Finding the cultural cornerstone of your firm (access required)

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By Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires Navel-gazing, dreaming, the soft stuff and a waste of time. These and more have been used to describe retreats where the discussion concerns a firm’s mission, values, principles or norms. Discussing values, principles ...

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