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The new-lawyer Q and A

February
2010
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Does bankruptcy affect my lottery winnings?

The new-lawyer Q&A

January
2010
Column
Page 47
How can I trace a former client?

Presenting property tax appeals

October
2009
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Page 532
Q: The fair market value of my house has decreased since the recession, but my property taxes haven’t. I’ve filed an appeal of my assessment with the Board of Review, and I’m waiting for the hearing. What is my best argument at the hearing? What should I take with me in the way of evidence? What are my chances in getting the taxes reduced?

When is a Noncustodial Parent Entitled to Maintenance?

July
2009
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Page 373
Is it customary for a court to award maintenance and/or attorney’s fees to a noncustodial parent who is on public assistance (the custodial parent is surviving on $34K per year)?

Asked and Answered

April
2009
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Page 204
When does a client have to appear?

Asked and Answered

February
2009
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Page 104
How do I add a creditor to an old bankruptcy case?

Asked and Answered

January
2009
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Page 47
Will I lose my stepchildren?

Asked and Answered

December
2008
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Page 635
How big should your jury be?

Asked and Answered

November
2008
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Page 592
Can an adopted child inherit from a biological parent?

Asked and Answered

August
2008
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Page 417
Changing your name on the master roll of attorneys.

Asked and Answered

July
2008
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Page 369
Is a spouse entitled to corporate assets?

For New Lawyers

June
2008
Column
Page 309
An expensive daughter dilemma.

For New Lawyers

April
2008
Column
Page 215
Is a co-signer entitled to a foreclosure notice?

Asked and Answered

March
2008
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Page 151
Should I do a bankruptcy search?

Asked and Answered

February
2008
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Page 95
Judgments against joint tenancies.

Asked and Answered

January
2008
Column
Page 49
Pushing the statute of limitations.

Asked and Answered

November
2007
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Page 610
What do you do with a difficult judge?

Asked and Answered

September
2007
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Page 496
What do you do with uncooperative opposing counsel?

Asked and Answered

August
2007
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Page 435
What kind of client file system is best for your firm?

Asked and Answered

July
2007
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Page 375
Can small p.i. firms compete with bigger ones?

Asked and Answered

June
2007
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Page 320
Opening an IOLTA account.

Asked and Answered

April
2007
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Page 210
"Fraud" versus "fraudulent misrepresentation."

Asked and Answered

March
2007
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Page 154
When and how do you file a motion?

Asked and Answered

February
2007
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Page 95
I've got my judgment- how do I collect?

Asked and Answered

January
2007
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Page 50
What are the rules for serving notice?

Asked and Answered

December
2006
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Page 682
Must Homebuilders Give Buyers an Express Warranty?

Asked and Answered

November
2006
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Page 620
Calendaring for the budget-conscious small firm.

Asked and Answered

October
2006
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Page 559
A guide for representing condo buyers. 

Asked and Answered

September
2006
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Page 499
Can a client's unemployed ex reduce his child support obligation?

Asked and Answered

August
2006
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Page 431
Should You Sign Documents As Your Client's Agent?

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