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Digest for Week of May 4th, 2016

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Amazon Sues Sites Selling Fake Reviews

Ephrat Livni, Esq.
May 3, 2016

Do you rely on reviews by other online consumers to decide what to buy? Have you ever been nudged toward a particular product based on the amazing reviews? Well, if so, you may have to reconsider how you choose...
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7 Best Legal Tips for Getting Married

Christopher Coble, Esq.
May 2, 2016

Sure, marriage is about two people who love each other confirming their commitment with an official (or not-so-official) ceremony. But there are some legal prerequisites and ramifications to getting married, and they're serious enough to consider before you say, "I...
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#USImmigrationLaw: What Does Continuous Residence Really Mean?

Ephrat Livni, Esq.
May 2, 2016

To become a US citizen you will have to show continuous residence in this country. How long you must live here depends on the nature of your immigration application. Because people's citizenship applications are based on different grounds --...
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Places Where Discrimination Happens and When to Sue

Ephrat Livni, Esq.
April 29, 2016

Exclusivity and mistreatment is always unpleasant, there is just no denying it. Sometimes we have to live with it and sometimes we may even choose to ignore it for our own purposes. But if you are being excluded based...
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When Is the Best Time to File for Divorce?

Christopher Coble, Esq.
April 29, 2016

When a marriage goes bad, there may not be a whole lot of time for planning the divorce. In some cases, it's better to make a clean break quickly, and in other cases couples may have the time and patience...
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Congress Renews Older Americans Act

Christopher Coble, Esq.
April 28, 2016

In an important step to take care of senior citizens, Congress reauthorized the Older Americans Act, a comprehensive bill providing additional services and programs for aging adults. While this is a long-awaited and positive move to take care of our...
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CA Jurors Caught Using Social Media May Soon Be Fined $1,500

Ephrat Livni, Esq.
April 28, 2016

It is tempting in this time when we are all reporting our lives on social media to tweet or post from court if you're a juror. Your jury service is indeed interesting but it's also one time when you...
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Daycares Can No Longer Serve French Fries, Frosted Flakes

Ephrat Livni, Esq.
April 27, 2016

Tony the Tiger of Frosted Flakes doesn't think this is grrrrrrrreat but you may if you have struggled with food-related health issues. This week, the US Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service issued a final rule outlining what...
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