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Cyber 08.12.2019

Phishing Attacks Trick Your Employees Into Giving Hackers Access

How could there be a danger in clicking a link in an email that appears to be from your coworker down the hall? Clicking that link can provide a hacker access to your company’s system,…
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Phishing Attacks Trick Your Employees Into Giving Hackers Access
Court Bonds 08.12.2019

Options for Appealing in California

When you are faced with a civil judgment against you in California, you have a number of options to fight that judgment. Appeals are the best option in most cases, but there are other methods…
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Options for Appealing in California
Cyber 07.26.2019

Many Small Businesses Can’t Afford Data Breaches

Equifax recently came to a settlement agreement regarding its 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million Americans. Those who had their personal information exposed in the breach are eligible to file a claim, with…
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Many Small Businesses Can’t Afford Data Breaches
Court Bonds 07.26.2019

The New York Estate Tax

For anyone who dies after January 1, 2019, their estates in New York that are worth more than $5,740,000 are taxed. This differs from federal estate tax, which exempts estates worth up to $11.4 million….
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The New York Estate Tax
Cyber 07.26.2019

Equifax Data Breach Could Cost Company Thousands Per Person

With over 145 million people affected, the 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the largest and most far reaching of all time. Now, with Equifax’s settlement agreement being finalized, those affected by the breach…
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Equifax Data Breach Could Cost Company Thousands Per Person
Court Bonds 07.25.2019

Cases Heard by the New Jersey Appellate Division

In order to have your final judgment, decisions, and actions from a lower court heard by the New Jersey Appellate Division, you have to meet a few requirements. Cases aren’t just automatically heard on appeal,…
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Cases Heard by the New Jersey Appellate Division
Court Bonds 07.25.2019

Children’s Shares of Estates in New Jersey

If someone dies in New Jersey without leaving a will behind to direct where their assets will go, New Jersey intestacy laws take over and determine which relatives will receive the estate’s assets. As a…
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Children’s Shares of Estates in New Jersey
Court Bonds 07.25.2019

Will the State Get Your Property if You Don’t Have a Will in New Jersey?

You don’t have to worry: the State of New Jersey won’t automatically get all of your estate’s property if you die without a will. The intestacy laws in New Jersey are effectively designed to get…
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Will the State Get Your Property if You Don’t Have a Will in New Jersey?
Court Bonds 07.25.2019

A Spouse’s Share of Estates in New Jersey

When you die without a will in New Jersey and have a currently living spouse, your spouse will inherit at least the first 25% of the estate, and not less than $50,000, according to State…
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A Spouse’s Share of Estates in New Jersey