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Latham & Watkins & Their Pro Bono Trans Gender Mermaid Project

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Latham & Watkins recently provided information about their ‘affinity groups’ involved in pro bono projects, including the firm’s involvement in the first-ever online legal clinic to assist trans, nonbinary and gender diverse young people change their name in the United Kingdom Details of the clinic are provided in the firm’s content, produced below –   …

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Working From Home Has Its Challenges… Small Things Employers Can Do to Help

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By Rebecca Hudson What’s the Problem: My daycare and commuting circumstances have changed and I would like to make changes to my cafeteria plan elections. Am I permitted to revoke or change my elections midyear? Answer: At this time, you may be eligible to make changes to your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) elections. These pre-tax accounts are administered …

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“Guardianship: A Solution for Same-Sex Parents Battling For Parental Rights”

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Same-sex parents battling for parental rights are in a very difficult situation to deal with and overcome especially that it involves their child.  So if you’re going through the same challenging stage in your life, what do you need to know about guardianship? How can a guardianship lawyer help? Let’s find out. What is Guardianship? …

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UK Law: Ending the Divorce Blame Game

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sWithersworldwide – The announcement in today’s Times that David Gauke intends to introduce legislation to remove blame from the divorce process is a welcome development which has the overwhelming support of family lawyers as evidenced by Resolution’s effective campaign for reform alongside those run by The Times and the Marriage Foundation. Searching for fault is …

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4 Tips on How To Choose the Right Family Lawyer

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Peter Harris* Family law matters can be some of the most stressful and emotional experiences we go through in our lives. This makes the task of choosing the right family lawyer one which demands careful thought and research. According to the old adage, “you can’t choose your family.” You can however choose the lawyer or …

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Domestic Violence: Men Are Victims Too

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Most domestic violence incidents befall women but there are instances where men have been victims, too. As unbelievable as it sounds, domestic violence against men is a reality. It isn’t easy to identify, though. It can take many forms including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, in addition to verbal threats of violence. In fact, male …

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Interpreting a Foster or Adopted Child’s Disclosed Background

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 Jay Deratany is the founding member of The Deratany Firm and is a top Chicago birth injury lawyer. His passion for helping people extends beyond the firm and into his extensive pro bono work and personal philanthropy. For more information, visit The Deratany Firm and connect with Jay on Google+. Tips & Resources to Help …

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