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By Robert L. Schwartz, Marlene A. Pontrelli
You may have been thinking about filing for divorce, but your spouse has told you that they will never "give" you a divorce.
By Deborah Grace
Tax Code Section 402(b) imposes annual limits on employee deferral contributions made to a 401(k) or 403(b) plan. For 2017, the limit is $18,000 if you were under age 50 ...
By Robert F. Rhoades
Civil suits to collect property taxes as an in personam debt are now limited to the person who owned the property when the tax became due, but the Michigan act does not completely prevent collection of property taxes...
By Kathleen Walker, Christian Allen, Lisa Duran, Heather Frayre, Elise Levasseur, Suzanne Sukkar, Kevin Weber
On February 14, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will accept credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) payments for forty-one fee based forms.
By H. Redway
Section 337 intellectual property enforcement actions before the International Trade Commission ("ITC") continue to gain in popularity.
By Cynthia Moore
ERISA generally governs all pension and welfare benefit plans. In regulations, the DOL has exempted certain types of plans or practices from the definition of a welfare benefit plan under Title I of ERISA.
By Les Raatz
Beginning in 2018 new Section 199A permits the owner of a non-C corporation business to deduct up to 20% of the owner's share of the company's qualified business income (QBI) from taxable income.
By Leonce A. Richard 
Divorce is naturally an emotional process – before, during and after the fact.
By Deborah Grace
Companies generally are allowed to deduct all ordinary and necessary expenses paid during the year to carry on a trade or business, including most expenses related to settlement of a lawsuit...
By Nicholas Curcio, Crystal Bultje
This article provides an overview of these efforts and the legal issues involved.
By Henry Grix
The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes it possible to set aside funds that can both accumulate and be withdrawn tax-free to pay for tuition at public, private or religious elementary and secondary schools...
By Sara Jodka
Social media has been and will continue to be an issue for employers. It has become the way people, especially Millennials, who make up a significant amount of the restaurant-industry workforce, communicate.
By Joshua E. Porte
On January 22, 2018, President Trump announced his intention to impose a tariff-rate quota on imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells and modules under Section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 ...
By Sara Jodka, Justin L. Root
For those familiar with the Shonda Rhimes juggernaut, Grey's Anatomy, it is the story of surgical residents, fellows...
By Marlene A. Pontrelli
Your child has just returned home from a visit with your ex-spouse.
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