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Feature

Some windfall winners need a lawyer to protect them from themselves

Government Law

Trump plans to place his businesses in a blind trust run by his children; will it resolve conflicts?

Tort Law

Estate representative can sue herself for causing decedent’s wrongful death

Business of Law

Corporate law firm forms subsidiary law firm for estate planning

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer making routine list discovered law-firm partner didn’t have law license; she gets prison time

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer is charged with stealing $587K from estate of deceased ‘kung fu’ judge

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer charged with money-laundering and stealing $1.5M from client estates

Trials & Litigation

Persuaded by deposition, judge pulls plug on Sumner Redstone competency trial

Trials & Litigation

Top Boies Schiller litigator sues his mother for defamation

Question of the Week

Do you have a will?

Trials & Litigation

BigLaw firm seeks $3.7M from attorney’s estate, says he intentionally filed ‘bogus case’

Trusts & Estate Law

Those in charge of Prince estate face ‘horribly speculative’ task of valuing publicity rights

Trusts & Estates

Prince died without a will, his sister says in court filing

Trusts & Estates

Sumner Redstone competency petition puts mogul’s law-grad granddaughter at odds with his daughter

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 30 days for contempt after admitting he took money from ex-judge’s ‘honey pot’ estate

Criminal Justice

Convicted of UPL, former bar president with no law degree ‘provided a good service,’ her lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Former BigLaw lawyer is accused of stealing $2M from elderly client in sham real-estate transaction

Trusts & Estates

Hoarder’s packed home held $12K in potato-chip packages, estate lawyer recounts

Trials & Litigation

Husband of disbarred lawyer sues her and her former clients over claimed real estate forgery

Criminal Justice

Slain shooting suspect had been declared legally dead in 2014
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Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
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  • 9.01%
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