You Can Bet on It, Sometimes

Why is it acceptable to lose money to the casinos and the State of Florida but not to your friends? The answer to that question is because the Florida Legislature said so, and because they cannot make any money off of your friends. Florida statutes 849.01, states in part: “Whoever by herself or himself,… maintains […]

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Cyber Law – FTC Guidelines Facts

Like every other area of our lives, internet is changing as well. If you were able to write anything you wanted on your websites just few years ago, this is not the case anymore. Because government wants to protect consumers from dishonest business practice on the internet, FTC accepted some guidelines for bloggers and affiliate […]

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Changing Your Maintenance or Spousal Support Obligations in Colorado

If there is one constant in life, it is that life always changes. Layoffs, retirement, career changes, remarriage, changes with an aging parent, or illness-all of these can have an impact on how you live your life-and how you manage your financial obligations. For divorced couples and parents, these changes are further complicated because of […]

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You Own the Copyright

Avoiding Stock Photo Servitude… Will the new-on-the-scene large corporate market-driven stock photo houses treat photographers and their photos as commodities? History tells us the answer could very well be yes. Take the example of the cartoon syndicates established in the 1920’s under the guidance of newspaper king, William Randolph Hearst. He first introduced the concept […]

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Using Trademarks in Artistic Works

The relationship between trade-marks & artistic expression is very much an unsettled area of law for Canadians. Most of the relevant case law addressing this issue are U.S. circuit court decisions, thereby making them persuasive (but not binding) for our purposes. However, if we set aside the fact that first amendment jurisprudence does not match […]

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Who Is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Personal injury lawyers are people who assist others with legal matters, offering them their services and knowledge. Their clients consist of people who claim to have been injured physically or mentally by either another individual or any other entity. Usually, personal injury lawyers are considered to be the most informative and skilled in the subject […]

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