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Are you in foreclosure or did you recently lose your home to foreclosure? In many states, you have one last chance to get your house back — called redemption. When you redeem your home, you essentially repurchase your home from the person or entity that bought the home at foreclosure. If your state gives you Continue Reading »
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just published its first-ever report summarizing the “Characteristics of Individuals Requesting and Approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).” The report supplies demographic information about people who requested DACA between August 2012 to September 2013 and were approved by January 2014, in these categories: -age range -gender -country Continue Reading »
Almost a year ago, a federal grand jury indicted two friends of Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The charges related to their alleged attempt to dispose of evidence incriminating their chum. (See New Charges in the Boston Marathon Bombing Case.) The verdict for one of the two young men, Azamat Tazhayakov, is in: guilty Continue Reading »
Dear Rich: 1) I am an Independent Contractor and web/graphic designer, and my client thinks that I have appropriately shared proprietary information. Do electronic newsletters constitute proprietary information? 2) I forwarded several emails newsletters at the request of a former employee and friend with whom I had collaborated on the newsletter design. Did I unlawfully Continue Reading »
A Los Angeles jury has returned an $18 million verdict in a civil case against the Los Angeles Dodgers and two men over the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot back in 2011. Bryan Stow, a 45 year-old former paramedic from Santa Cruz, attended a Dodgers-Giants game on Continue Reading »