The Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters 23 U.S.T. 2555 (Hague Evidence Convention) is a useful tool for the obtaining of discovery in other countries. That being said, it has many nuances and quirks that are not evident from just reading the treaty. Here are a few tips:
As we all know, one of the biggest challenges that every attorney and parent must address together during the divorce process is deciding how to best constructively divide access time with the children.
By Lisa J. Cruikshank, CMA, CFM, ASA and Lester Barenbaum, Ph.D.
The Income Approach is one of the three approaches for determining value in a business valuation. The other two approaches are the Market Approach and the Asset Approach. The Income Approach is implemented through two primary methods:
Discussing billing and collection practices always seems to be taboo. We all enjoy talking about our cases and talking about the law but we seem to avoid the issue that is most important to our families – our ability to make money. The reason for this hesitance never ceases to amaze me.
Even more amazing is that Law School did not teach us arguably our most important topic – how to successfully bill our clients.