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Recent Changes to the New York Bar Exam

For a long time, New York had its own unique bar exam that many found challenging to deal with. However, the state has recently switched to a more uniform bar exam that is already in use in 15 other states. This will hopefully streamline the process a little and make...

Possible Careers You Can Obtain With A Law Degree

Many people earn a law degree to pursue a career as an attorney. However, said education could qualify individuals for jobs in other professions. This brief blog will highlight specific jobs those with law degrees who do not wish to become attorneys might consider...

Separation vs. Legal Separation vs. Divorce

Separation and divorce are common words used interchangeably when talking about the disbanding of a marriage. Legally, separation and divorce have different meanings. To add to that, legal separation is another option for couples. When determining which option may be...

How Your Law Firm Can Get Involved in the Community

Like any other business, the law firms can also give back to the community for corporate social responsibility. There are several benefits that an organization gets by providing several services that are geared towards benefiting society. For example, a law firm can...

Legal Careers Other than a Lawyer

Law offices are by necessity becoming specialty shops, and with their new roles come the need for all manner of employees, consultants and other legal professionals who are not necessarily attorneys. An appropriately successful law firm can be involved in all kinds of...

Online Accounts as Digital Inheritance and Memento Mori

While contemplating the aftereffects of a person’s death is rarely pleasant. it is important that everyone gets around to having some sort of death plan. One aspect many people fail to consider is handling their online and social media accounts upon departing....

Online Shopping Tax Policy

Many online retailers have been benefiting from the fact that there are no sales taxes on online purchases. This causes an unfair advantage to online retailers due to the customers going to the online competition instead of local businesses. The local businesses do...

What Airbnb Means for Real Estate Law

Airbnb, a company that enables homeowners to rent out all or part of their homes to travelers, has been fighting a lot of legal battles recently. The company has benefitted both vacationers looking for cheaper accommodations, and homeowners hoping to earn some extra cash. But many cities have laws against rentals such as the ones made possible through Airbnb, and as a result many of the homes available on Airbnb are there illegally.