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8 Steps to Get a North Carolina Real Estate License 2024

February 6, 2024

Via: Fit Small Business

If you’re a North Carolinian who wants to get a real estate license and become a provisional broker, you’ll need to complete 75 hours of prelicensing courses. You must also meet the legal requirements outlined by the North Carolina Real […]


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Are Minnesota Family Law Forms Available Online?

January 22, 2024

Via: LexBlog

Yes. Minnesota Family Law Forms are readily available online. Although I don’t necessarily recommend the “standard forms” for everyone, you might get a good sense of what issues are involved in concluding a divorce by examining the online forms. The […]


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What is a natural health product? Health Canada’s findings upheld by Federal Courts

November 20, 2023

Via: LexBlog

In recent months, the Federal Courts have twice upheld Health Canada’s findings as to what is, and is not, a natural health product. The Courts’ decisions provide insight into how natural health products are distinguished, under federal law, from cosmetics […]


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Los Angeles ULA ‘Mansion Tax’ Survives Latest Bout

October 31, 2023

Via: National Law Review

A Los Angeles County superior court judge dismissed a lawsuit that sought to invalidate Measure ULA, also called the mansion tax. Measure ULA, which took effect in April 2023, significantly increased documentary transfer tax on all real estate sales or […]


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New Proposed Rules Published for Cyber Incident Reporting and Cybersecurity Requirements Will Have Major Impacts on Federal Contractors

October 30, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Reflective of the Government’s increasing focus on cybersecurity, on October 3, 2023, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council (FAR Council) released two new proposed rules that will have major impacts on federal contractors. These rules implement the May 2021 Executive Order […]


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New USCIS Policy Guidance on Two-Year Home Residence Requirement for J Nonimmigrant Classification

October 26, 2023

Via: National Law Review

USCIS has issued new policy guidance explaining how it determines whether a beneficiary has met the two-year home residence requirement applicable to nonimmigrant exchange visitors in J status. Individuals in J status come to the United States to participate in […]


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DOJ Announces Safe Harbor for Acquirers Who Disclose Pre-Acquisition Misconduct

October 13, 2023

Via: LexBlog

On October 4, 2023, Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa O. Monaco announced the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new safe harbor policy for voluntary self-disclosures made in connection with mergers and acquisitions (Safe Harbor Policy). Following other announcements from DOJ over […]


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DOE Resolution Requires Newark School District to Implement Robust Measures to Comply with Title IX

October 5, 2023

Via: LexBlog

The U.S. Department of Education (the “DOE”) recently concluded that the Newark, New Jersey public school district violated Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) by failing to implement proper policies and respond to reports of student-to-student […]


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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Texas Family Law Cases

September 29, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Navigating the complexities of family law in Texas can be challenging, emotionally taxing, and legally intricate. However, for the sake of your case and at times your children it is imperative that you think through everything you do. There are […]


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Government Contracts Cost and Pricing: The Truth in Negotiations Act, or Whatever the Kids Are Calling It These Days (Part 3)

September 25, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Welcome back to the Cost Corner, where we provide practical insight into the complex cost and pricing requirements that apply to Government Contractors. We just completed two articles on the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) [1] and, before that, two […]


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Sua Sponte State Law Certification in Opioid MDL Appeal

September 13, 2023

Via: National Law Review

The Sixth Circuit issued a notable decision two days ago in one of the higher-profile appeals pending before it. The Panel’s opinion was written by Judge Griffin and joined by Judge Batchelder and Judge Bloomekatz. In its decision, the Court […]


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Comprehensive Guide to Appealing a Gun Permit Denial in NJ

August 28, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Certain New Jersey citizens are entitled to apply for certain firearm permits. Because the reality of owning a gun is a serious matter and responsibility, there are strict guidelines for who can own and carry a gun and under what […]


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A Guide to Appealing Your NYPD Psych Disqualification

August 21, 2023

Via: LexBlog

If you have received a psychological disqualification from the NYPD, you may feel discouraged and unsure of your future prospects. However, it’s important to know that you have the right to appeal this decision. In this guide, we will provide […]


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Oregon Enacts Protections for Registered Apprentices and On-The-Job Training Program Participants

August 16, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Oregon Governor Tina Kotek recently signed into law a bill that will extend civil rights, discrimination, and harassment workplace protections to participants in registered apprenticeship programs and certain private-sector on-the-job training programs.1 The law takes effect January 1, 2024. As […]


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Cannabis Plain Packaging Rules: Examples and Opportunities

August 15, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Much attention has recently been placed on hemp-derived products marketed in packaging that mimics popular snack foods. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and various state regulators, this type of packaging has contributed to an increase in accidental […]


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How Can Employers Respond to Laws Legalizing Marijuana?

August 7, 2023

Via: SHRM

Employers are trying to bolster workplace safety as the use of marijuana rises and more states legalize the recreational use of cannabis. (The latest state to do so is Minnesota, effective Aug. 1.) Training to help managers recognize the signs […]


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How Can We Reduce Conflict Over the Allocation of Mom’s Wedding Ring and Other Tangible Property?

June 5, 2023

Via: LexBlog

We often see siblings litigate in California over the allocation of tangible personal property held in the family trust. When Mom and Dad have passed, the tug of war may involve jewelry, paintings, photos, firearms, furniture, saddles, vehicles, table settings […]


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Can Teenagers Get in Trouble for Skipping School?

March 8, 2023

Via: FindLaw

Teens skipping school is a tale as old as time. In the words of the most famous high school student ever, Ferris Bueller, “How can I possibly be expected to handle school on a day like this?” Although staying home […]


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Is It Legal to Rescue Farm Animals From Cruelty?

March 6, 2023

Via: FindLaw

It is legal in many states to rescue dogs from hot cars if you see them suffering. But if you try to rescue an abused farm animal, you could have the same experience as sisters Alexandra Paul (a former star […]


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When a Spouse Dies Without a Will

February 28, 2023

Via: FindLaw

It is devastating to lose your spouse. But if they die without a will, it can cause even more grief and stress. Many people assume that they automatically inherit all of their spouse’s property; however, that is not the case. […]