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27Aug2015

Our Commitment to Community Engagement

One of my favorite quotes has always been the famous Francis Bacon quote, “knowledge is power.” Having spent several years clerking for a Federal Court Judge, I can confirm that the attorneys and litigants with the best understanding of the facts and most knowledgeability of the applicable law have a considerable power advantage over their opponents. In
  • 27 Aug, 2015
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20Aug2015

Police Departments are Paying to be Trained on How to Keep Your Money

In a segment from earlier this year, CNN’s Anderson Cooper investigated the growing problem of civil asset forfeiture, otherwise known as “policing for profit.” By law, police officers are allowed to seize personal property, including cash, if they believe it is in some way connected to criminal activity. And even if the police are never
  • 20 Aug, 2015
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12Aug2015

10 Common Myths About Long-term Care

It’s becoming more apparent in my practice that the subject of long term care is rarely talked about. Especially between parents and their adult children. As the cost of care has increased over the years– it is even more imperative to include this type of coverage in your overall estate and financial plan. We at
  • 12 Aug, 2015
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04Aug2015

Asset Forfeiture Can Happen to the Least Suspecting

Asset Forfeiture Abuse! It’s happening everywhere! Interesting article about another case of abuse of the civil asset forfeiture statute used against the innocent and unsuspecting. We at Shillinger Law help our clients hold governmental agencies accountable for their claim that the property seized under the civil asset forfeiture statute is in fact valid. Asset Forfeiture
  • 4 Aug, 2015
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