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Narcissism or not narcissism? That is the legal question
(American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, 2023-05-09)
Narcissists do not just feel overly confident they will win in a custody hearing; they feel entitled to win. To counter a narcissist's divorce strategy, it is imperative to have a clear picture of who the narcissist is and ...
Is service of process via social media expanding?
When faced with an elusive litigant, service of process can be quite complicated. Times are changing, as reflected by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York’s recent decision, In Re Three Arrows ...
Incest inevitably involves sexual grooming: Implications for attorneys
A recent Connecticut case, State v. Hector M., (Superior Court of Connecticut, Judicial District of Waterbury, Decided November 25, 2022, Filed UWY-CR10-0390108-T), demonstrates the rare but graphic and insidious nature ...
Best practices: New Texas law mandates audiovisual recordings of child custody interviews
Lawyers who handle cases involving custody disputes should be aware of a new law that impacts how child custody evaluations are to be conducted. Currently, Texas Family Code Section 107 establishes certain criteria in order ...
Articulating the nuances of defendants’ right to self-representation in a criminal trial
What remedy is available for being subjected to violation of the double-jeopardy rule? The appellate court considers the most serious offense, and retains the conviction for the most serious offense, i.e., the offense for ...
Turbocharge your legal practice with AI
Let’s get right to the point. Many lawyers could benefit from using AI in their legal practice. Here’s how: (From Introduction).
Should a victim of domestic violence be entitled to a leave of absence from work?
Domestic violence is a traumatic experience that can affect the victim’s ability to work, causing a decline in performance. If a state has a paid sick leave law, the victim may be able to use sick leave to handle issues ...
How Kaizen can improve your law practice
Originally used by the Toyota company in Japan in the 1950s, Kaizen (“good change”) is a philosophy and management approach of continuous improvement that can be applied to various aspects of life, including personal and ...
Questionable judgment by child residential treatment center staff can constitute child abuse
“Good judgment comes from experience; experience comes from bad judgment.” This astute observation, attributed to Dr. Kerr L. White, has daily application when supervising children in a residential treatment setting. While ...
There is a marital property legislative gap that needs some sealant
Pipes can spring leaks even if they overlap. If a coupler joint fails, a bit of sealant can fix the leak. So too with legislative gaps, especially when they impact jurisdiction and standing, and sublime distinctions between ...