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Defamation & social media

Questions about defamation (libel) are arising more and more because of offensive postings – by pictures and/or words – on social media and websites. The 1st Amendment to the Constitution protects free speech, but not obscene, defamation, or fighting words. Defamatory words put into question a person’s: reputation, profession trade, business, or charges him or…
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Lawyer fees, know what you’re paying for?

There are three primary arrangements to cover attorneys’ fees, with variations on each. Contingency fees are recovered after successful ending of a dispute or lawsuit. Fees by the task are fixed amounts for each legal task. Hourly fees are a set amount for each hour worked, typically with 0.1 hr. as the minimum billable time.…
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