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Yes, you scan -- take no chances with your records

August 20, 2015

By Edward Poll The Daily Record Newswire In the business of law, paper isn't dead, but it's certainly not the record-keeping mainstay it once was. And in terms of durability, nothing has changed: It's as delicate as ever. There are multiple benefits involved ...

What does a hug cost?

August 20, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Fraser Trebilcock      When I think of prison, I don't think of sunshine, palm trees and sparkly baubles (my preferred daydream items). I toured a prison once, and even the weather cooperated for my general impression ...

Be well-prepared for the loan process

August 20, 2015

Ed Poll Daily Record Newswire The time may come when your firm needs a temporary financial boost. A common occurrence, to be sure, but you won’t get something for nothing — certainly not from a bank. If you need a loan, you can expect the bank ...

Anniversary stirs memories of Land of the Rising Sun

August 20, 2015

Forty years ago this week, with college diploma in hand, I journeyed to Japan for a job opportunity. Some family members wise-cracked that it was a belated payback for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. I preferred to look at it in a different light, as ...

Recent developments with retirement plans

August 20, 2015

By Philip Curtis There have been two significant developments affecting the operation of qualified retirement plans recently. First, on April 14, the Department of Labor released its long-awaited proposed regulations ("DOL Regulations") describing ...

Return to sender -- refunds in the field of law

August 20, 2015

Ed Poll Daily Record Newswire Money spent on a shirt whose seams rip the first time you wear it is refundable. So is money spent on food that is rotten when you bring it home or a video game that won't play even the first time you put it in your game player. ...