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New Bankruptcy Act, BFP Software, CM-ECF Training

Oct. 17 will be remembered as the day that personal bankruptcy filings dropped to an unprecedented trickle. Anyone who had considered filing a Chapter 7 probably had already filed, because Oct. 17 was the effective date of the Bankruptcy Abuse ...

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Home Work: Reasonable Accommodation Or Undue Hardship≠

In this age of information technology, telecommuting is becoming a more viable option in the workplace every day – and with high gas prices, hurricanes and stressful traffic, telecommuting has never looked so attractive. Recently, a study was conducted by ...

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Recent IRS Rulings, Announcements

Conversion to a Limited Partnership Does not Terminate the Partnership – (P.L.R. 200538005) -In a Private Letter Ruling (P.L.R. 200538005), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) indicated that the conversion from a general partnership to a limited partnership would not terminate ...

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A Child's Right To Independent Counsel

Family law practitioners are accustomed to having the court appoint a law guardian to represent the children in a custody dispute. It is far less common for a child to retain his or her own counsel to represent the child’s ...

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PAR Members Give Back To Community With Volunteer Efforts

On Sunday, Oct. 16, members of the Paralegal Association of Rochester (PAR) joined thousands of other community members by participating in the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk in Rochester. The participants for the walk gathered at Frontier Field where ...

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Fight Identity Theft: A Free Arrow In Your Quiver

Identity theft – the stealing and fraudulent use of an individual’s personal or financial information – has been a hot topic in the media of late. The attention it has received is not without justification. Indeed, according to recent surveys, ...

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The Significance Of After-Tax Returns

In the business of managing wealth, money managers are judged by how much they increase their client’s wealth. This standard figure is known as the gross return on investment. There is a database known as “Nelson’s World’s Best Money Managers,” ...

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Analyze The Numbers Before You Invest In A Business

How much should you pay for a business, rental property or any other investment≠ There are several considerations in valuing a business including its profitability, age of the business, condition of the industry, location, competition and so on. Let’s cover ...

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Yahoo E-Mail, New Bankruptcy Software

When The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg throws raves at anything, the product goes on to my review list. This week, although I have yet to see some of the Yahoo enhancements, I’ll start out with Yahoo and Google. Web ...

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Yahoo E-Mail, New Bankruptcy Software (6689)

When The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg throws raves at anything, the product goes on to my review list. This week, although I have yet to see some of the Yahoo enhancements, I’ll start out with Yahoo and Google. Web ...

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