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Missing persons reports appear routinely on crime and legal shows, but these reports involve much more dramatic situations in real life. By the time a missing persons report is filed, tensions are often running high, meaning important details might be missed. It doesn’t help that TV and movies don’t tell the whole story about how...

Tax law amendments update

The IRS is expected to nearly double with 87,000 more agents being hired through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The program will cover the latest developments and strategies that impact tax and retirement planning and savings for both individuals and businesses, as well as the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act.   The act...

Broadening the reporting requirements of lawyers for suspicious transactions. Risk-Based Guidance to the Real Estate Sector 4 At the same time, the ABA opposes any guidance or recommendations that would require lawyers who provide legal representation to clients in real estate transactions to disclose the identity and beneficial ownership of their clients or to report...

Divorce Petition Nightmares

The requirement to serve your spouse doesn’t end after you’ve served a copy of the divorce petition—you must continue to serve your spouse with a copy of everything you file in court. If, by chance, you cannot find your spouse, the court will have no other options until you have proven all the possibilities of serving...

Road Rage Shootings Skyrocket

America’s roads and highways are becoming ever more dangerous places. Death rates are escalating frightening levels, largely due to reckless driving. So is road rage and, perhaps unsurprisingly, deadly road rage involving guns. Police don’t necessarily keep track of whether road rage is the cause of a shooting. Many states don’t recognize road rage as a criminal category...

California to close San Quentin prison death row

Ear-hustle Podcast In addition, another reason for its notoriety is its depiction in film, television, and literature as being one of the most dangerous prisons. The state’s only death row for male inmates, the largest in the United States. Methods for execution at San Quentin have changed over time. Between 1893 and 1937, 215 people...

Revlon files chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

In an attempt to protect profitability and managing our liquidity. The 90-year-old beauty company went bankrupt in New York this week looking at a well-known legal team for reorganization. According to a Reuters article by Dietrich Knauth U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David Jones in New York approved Revlon’s proposed bankruptcy loan on an interim basis after hearing testimony that Revlon...

What Is a ‘Personal Representative?’

When you write a last will and testament, you name someone to handle your estate after you pass. That person is called a “personal representative” or “executor.” People often struggle over who to choose for what can be an enormous responsibility and thankless task. Here are some of the most common questions that people have...