201102.14
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Emails on corporate account not private

I have been warning clients and others lately about a new online issue. In Holmes v. Petrovich Development Company, LLC, a California court ruled that emails sent by an employee to her attorney from a computer in her workplace were not protected by attorney-client privilege. This employee used a company email account (rather than a…

201012.09
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New Homestead Law in Massachusetts

The House and Senate have both passed a revised Homestead bill for Massachusetts and it is expected that the Governor will sign the bill and it should become law around April of 2011. The revised Homestead law seeks to eliminate several issues and questions regarding the older version. The newest addition to the law is…

201010.08
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Lewy Body Dementia Affects 1.3 Million But Is Often Unknown to Doctors

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common form of Dementia after Alzheimer’s Disease. It affects an estimated 1.3 million individuals and their families in the United States, but because LBD symptoms can closely resemble other more commonly known diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, it is often under-diagnosed and there is a good chance…

201008.24
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Organize Now (or later)!

I read this on the NonBillable Hour blog, and that blogger got it from a blog called UnClutterer: “Everyone gets organized at some point, they just might not be around for it.” This really rings true for me with my business. I often advise clients to get organized in their personal, financial and “stuff” areas,…

201007.29
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Scandal Names

This isn’t a legal post, just a personal annoyance with the Media. Every time there is some sort of government or political scandal these days, the news people take some name or fact from the scandal and add “gate” to the end of the name. This is, of course, a play on the Watergate scandal…