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Going to School to Stay Out of Jail

August 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Contrary to stereotypes of hard-nosed prosecutors and stern judges, not every District Attorney or criminal court judge is out to lock up every lawbreaker for the maximum term. In every state, there are programs designed to keep offenders out of jail and to steer them away from future offenses. We’re all familiar with probation, which substitutes supervision […]

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Tags: Courtreference.com · Georgia · News

Washington State Supreme Court adopts rule allowing non-lawyers to provide limited legal services

July 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Based upon an administrative order approved by the Washington State Supreme Court on June 15, 2012, non-lawyers may offer limited assistance on simple legal matters.  The Court adopted the proposed Admission to Practice (APR) Rule 28, the “Limited Practice Rule for Limited License Legal Technicians” to expand access to legal services for low and moderate […]

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Tags: News · Washington

Property Tax Assessment Appeals Get Easier in New York

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Have you ever thought your property taxes might be too high because the tax assessor over-valued your house? Have you been thinking more about that as housing sales and prices have plummeted during the past few years? If so, you might have taken the time to complain to the assessor. My own assessment notice says, […]

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Tags: Courtreference.com · New York · News · Washington