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Boats are still “boating” even when stationary in the water

Oct 16, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It’s still “boating” even if the boat isn’t moving.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 15, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a ruling in a case over

What makes practicing in family law different from other areas of law

Oct 15, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Practicing family law requires a fundamental attitude shift from both clients and their attorneys, making it different from other areas of law.

Who Owns Copyrights in Works of Authorship Created by a Third Party?

Oct 15, 2014 By: Lisa M. Brownlee

Copyright ownership in works of authorship is an often-litigated issue in copyright law. In general, this infographic shows you the point-by-point analysis that must be done to properly ascertain copyright ownership by employees and independent contractors.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#14) / ACA changing employer relationships with part-time employees

Oct 15, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Major changes are taking place in the relationships between some large companies and their part-time employees—driven by the ACA.

Every homestead needs a home

Oct 15, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A homestead necessarily includes the idea of a house, cabin, or tent, which is the home of the family.

Tax considerations in the entity selection process: IRS Form 8832

Oct 14, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

A legal or tax professional should be able to explain the default rules that apply under the tax laws with respect to completing and filing Form 8832 with the IRS

Nutrition Feed Supplement was Improperly Mixed; Utah Mink Farmers Receive $3.4 Million for Damages

Oct 14, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Jonsson v. National Feeds (D.Utah) Nutrition Feed Supplement was Improperly Mixed; Utah Mink Farmers Receive $3.4 Million for Damages

Postcard From The National Docketing Association’s Annual Meeting: Lessons From San Antonio

Oct 14, 2014 By: Ranae Simonson

As a Dockets Specialist for Thomson Reuters, I work with large and medium law firms around the country, helping them with their

Beware of trees when wandering the woods

Oct 14, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Summer camp was not liable for the injuries of a camper who wandered off a path at night and broke his nose on a tree.