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What's the New York State of Mind for Foreclosures Now?

Now that N.Y. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman has considerably tightened the state's foreclosure rules, his effort to eliminate robo-signing has greatly raised the stakes for the banks' attorneys. But what will the practical impacts be?

'Friending' With Benefits: Why Lawyers Love Facebook

Facebook and other social networking sites have developed an unusual, but perhaps unsurprising, new fan base: divorce attorneys. As more people stray into infidelity via connections made on the Internet, lawyers are profiting from the evidence left behind by all that online over-sharing.

Legal aid for the rest of us

I have a friend, Laurie, from Long Beach, California, who is having tax issues with the IRS. Getting the problem resolved isn't something she can do...