Monthly Archives: October 2014

Of Humane Bondage

What is bond? In a criminal case, courts generally release a defendant from custody on bail while the case is pending. Bail is a financial incentive for the defendant to appear for all hearings, and varies based on the level … Continue reading

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Can’t Afford Not to Collaborate

Is Collaborative divorce expensive? Because collaborative can involve not only two attorneys but also a financial expert and a communications expert, it is easy to imagine dollar signs. In fact, however, collaborative can be less expensive than a litigated divorce … Continue reading

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Exploring Columbus Day

What is Columbus Day? On October 12, 1492, an expedition led by Christopher Columbus first sighted land (the Bahamas) in the western Atlantic. The day is celebrated throughout North and South America, Italy, Spain, and in Italian communities around the … Continue reading

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No Hitting on Runs Home

Q:        What is an abusive relationship? A:        Conflict, disagreement, and tension are not unusual in any relationship. However, in an abusive relationship, one party is intent on having power and control. He or she may use isolation, false accusations, unreasonable … Continue reading

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