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The Importance of Escrow Accounts in Mergers and Acquisitions

Escrow accounts are important risk-mitigating tools during the execution of transactions in mergers and acquisitions. The purpose of an escrow agreement is to hold a percentage of the value of the M&A, which is placed in one or more escrow accounts, which the buyer has access to. It allows the buyer to make claims against […]

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#LoveWins: Momentous Events that Showed the LGBTQ Community’s Resilience

With the year about to end, it’s safe to say that 2016 spared no one. From international relations to the entertainment industry, everyone had their share of misgivings and misfortune. The LGBTQ community was no exception — from all the anti-LGBT bills introduced to the sobering Orlando mass-shooting — the past year has certainly been […]

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A New Path for Nurses: Why Being a Paralegal Should Be an Option

Being a nurse is a privilege; you help save lives and make a difference. But along the way, some nurses seek a different route in their career—you might be one of them. There are plenty of job options available; some of them are still in the realms of healthcare, others in non-profit organizations. But if […]

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The Outstanding Advantages of Obtaining a Paralegal Career

Due to the proliferation of courtroom drama on TV and movies, many perceive lawyers and judges as the only important personalities in the legal system. However, just like a play on stage, a case will not run without the backstage people manning the ropes, which are the paralegals. The truth is; there are very important benefits […]

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Midlife Crisis and Bidding Your Marriage Goodbye: Should You?

The decision to divorce is not an instant one. Nobody considers it the moment fireworks start in the marriage; it usually takes time, a couple of unfortunate instances, and careful consideration. After years of trying to make it work, you’ve decided that the married life is no longer for you; too many broken promises, too […]

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What You Should Know About Medical Malpractice in the U.S.

Medical malpractice in the U.S. is a serious offense that could lead to death or lifelong disability. We put our lives in the hands of doctors and their staff, and it is their responsibility to safeguard our health. Unfortunately, doctors may lack the experience necessary, make mistakes, or be just plain neglectful. In the medical […]

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Colorado as an Equitable Division State: What this Means for Property Division in a Divorce

When dealing with property division in a divorce case in Colorado, the first thing to determine is the divorcing couple’s marital and separate property. Mainly because there are plenty of misconceptions regarding what must be divided, how it must be divided, and what’s really unfair and fair. Basic Colorado Statutes on Division of Property Some […]

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Buying your First Home: 8 Things First-Time Homebuyers Find Confusing

According to the latest realestate.com.au’s Consumer Intentions Study, a majority of first-time homebuyers are confused about the home buying process — with 49% of the respondents being relatively confused and 15% being extremely confused. What’s causing the confusion among these homebuyers? The Deposit or Down Payment Requirements – Take note that you’re not required to deposit 10%, but a […]

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Charged with Another DUI in Illinois? Here’s What You Should Do

Facing charges of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is tough, but it’s even more complex if it’s your second time to get arrested for this crime. No matter what your reason is for committing the same mistake, here are things you should know and do to deal with a second DUI offense in Illinois: 1. […]

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Born to Be Wild and Free from Injury

The Metropolitan Atlanta Development Disabilities Program communicates the health information on five disabilities that strongly relate to birth injury. Experts abound in the area probably because the premiere facility for disability research is also in Atlanta. An online search for birth injury information shows up at least on the first three pages with law firms […]

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