Research Index




Abandonment, Loss of Trademark Protection by
Acceleration Clause, Mortgage
Acceptance, of Contract Offer, by Silence
Accidental Injury, Worker’s Compensation
Adequacy of Representation, Class Action Requirement
Adhesion Contracts
Administrator, Estate, Appointment of
Administrator, Estate, Qualifications
Administrator, Estate, Roles
Administrator, under Will
Adoption, Equitable
Adversary Proceedings, Brought by Bankruptcy Trustee
Advertising, Attorney
Affidavit, Role in Seeking Search Warrant
Affordable Care Act, Effect on Employee Benefits
Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Job Postings
Agent, Real Estate
Aggravation of Pre-Existing Condition, Evidence Required
Aggravation of Pre-Existing Condition, Worker’s Compensation
Alimony Pendente Lite
Alimony in Gross
Alimony, Difference from Property Division
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Binding
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Capacity
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Disputes
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Enforceability
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Motion for Enforcement
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause, Purpose
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Copyright Enforcement
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Disadvantages
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Enforcement
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Medical Malpractice
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Multi-Layered Clause
Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Coverage by Medicare
Amendments, Contract Clause
Americans With Disabilities Act, Application to Job Postings
Amount Realized, Transaction of Debt-Encumbered Property
Annulment, Grounds, Lack of Parental Consent
Annulment, Grounds, Mental Incapacity
Answer, Counterclaim, Cross-Claim, Third-Party Claim
Answer, Response to Adversary’s Factual Allegations
Anticipatory Breach, Contract
Anticipatory Repudiation, Contract
Appointments Clause, US Constitution
Apportionment of Liability, Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions, Workers’ Compensation
Appraisal Rights, Shareholders'
Appropriation of Name or Likeness, First Amendment Issues
Arbitrariness, Significance in Trademark Law
Arbitration Award, Confirmation by Federal Courts
Arbitration Award, Confirmation by State Courts
Arbitration Award, Petition for Confirmation
Arbitration, Choosing an Arbitrator
Arbitration, Comparison to other Dispute Resolution
Arbitration, Vacating Arbitrator Award
Arrearage Offset Payments, to Enforce Support Orders
Arrest, for Miranda Purposes
Artificial Insemination, Legal Ramifications of
Asset Protection Trust
Attachment, to Contract
Attempt, Crime, Abandonment Defense
Attempt, Crime, Impossibility Defense
Attempt, Crime, Specific Intent Requirement
Attorney Client Privilege, Accounting, Auditing, Conflict
Attorney Fees, Limitations on
Attorney-Client Privilege, in Civil Discovery
Attorney’s Fees, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Attractive Nuisance Rule
Authority, Mandatory
Authority, Persuasive
Automatic Stay, Application to Creditor Lawsuits
Automatic Stay, Objections and Termination
Automatic Stay, Overpayment of Government Benefits
Automobile Insurance, Stacking of Claims
Automobile Insurance, Types of Coverage
Average Indexed Monthly Earnings, Social Security Benefits
Back Injury, Coverage under Worker’s Compensation
Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Relationship
Bankruptcy Filing, Effect on Repossession
Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Foundation
Bankruptcy Petition, Skeleton Filing
Bankruptcy, Application of State and Federal Laws
Bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Confirmation of Plan
Bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Creditor Meeting
Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Asset Distribution
Bankruptcy, Insurance Companies Ineligible for Protection
Bankruptcy, Statistics on Bankruptcy Filings
Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA)
Binder, Real Estate Transaction
Blackmail, Difference from Other Theft Crimes
Board of Directors, Public Corporation
Body Part Loss, Workers’ Compensation
Bona-Fide Occupational Qualification, Age Discrimination Actions
Bond, Requirement for Fiduciary
Breach of Contract, Material, E-Commerce Transaction
Breach of Contract, Minor
Breach of Duty, Remedies, Partnerships
Breach of Peace, Liability for (in Repossession)
Bribery, Interference with Commerce
Burden of Proof, Clear and Convincing Evidence
Bureau of Land Management, Regulation of Federal Mineral Estates
Business Governing Agreement, Amendment of
Business Governing Agreement, Dissolution of Company
Business Governing Agreement, Financial Affairs
Business Governing Agreement, Member Rights
Business Governing Agreement, Officers Section
Business Governing Agreement, Organizational Information
Business Governing Agreement, Record Keeping Requirements
Business Governing Agreements, Provisions Restricting Shareholder Lawsuits
Business Governing Agreements, Indemnification and Ratification Provisions
Business Governing Agreements, Member Section, Requirements
Business Governing Agreements, Membership Section
Business Governing Agreements, Minimum Party Numerical Thresholds
Business Governing Agreements, Protection Against Liability
Business Governing Agreements, Provisions Reducing Liability, Overview
Business Governing Agreements, Statement of Organizational Purpose
Business Judgment Rule, Presumption of Applicability
Business Transactions, with Judge, Limitations on
Buyer in the Ordinary Course, Automatic Perfection of Security Interest
Bylaws, Corporate
Capital Accounts, Stock, Additional Paid in Capital
Capitalization, Factor in Choosing a Business Entity
Carryover Cost Basis
Cash Flow Assumption, First in, First Out (FIFO)
Cash Flow Assumption, Last in, First Out (LIFO)
Catastrophic Health Plan
Causation, Vicarious Liability for Negligent Hiring
Cease and Desist Letter, Copyright Enforcement
Certification if Produced Documents, Discovery
Changed Circumstances, as a Contract Defense
Character Evidence, Admissibility of Evidence on Witness Propensity for Truthfulness
Character Evidence, Methods of Proving Character, Opinion of the Person
Character Evidence, Methods of Proving Character, Overview
Character Evidence, Methods of Proving Character, Reputation
Character Evidence, Methods of Proving Character, Specific Instances of a Person’s Conduct
Character Evidence, Pertinent Character Trait of Crime Victim
Charitable Trust, Purposes of
Child Care, Parents' Duty to Provide
Child Custody, Parent Circumstances, Overview
Child Custody, Parent Circumstances, Sexual Conduct
Child Custody, Primary Caretaker Presumption
Child Custody, Role of Daycare Arrangements
Child Custody, Role of Domestic Violence
Child Labor Laws, Internships and Vocational Training
Child Support Enforcement, Imprisonment
Child Support Recovery Act
Child Support, After Age of Majority
Child Support, In-Kind Contributions
Child Support, Jurisdiction
Child Support, Modification Due to Change of Circumstances
Child Support, Termination Grounds
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Child Support
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Child’s Wishes
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Emotional Harm
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Incarceration
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Overview
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Physical Violence or Abuse
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Religion
Child Visitation Rights, Factors Considered by Courts, Substance Abuse
Child Visitation Rights, Grandparent and Third-Party Visitation
Child Visitation Rights, Restrictions and Constraints
Child and Dependent Tax Care Credit
Chip-Embedded Credit Cards, Requirement of Acceptance
Choice of Law Provision, Online Agreement
Chronic Care Management Services, Coverage by Medicare
Civil Discovery, Frequency and Duration
Civil Lawsuit, Minor or Incompetent Plaintiffs
Civil Rights History, Post-Civil War Constitutional Amendments
Civil Rights, Enforcement Acts of 1870 and 1871
Civil Rights, Judicial Scrutiny Intermediate Level Scrutiny
Civil Rights, Overview
Civil Trial, Pre-Trial Dismissal of Case
Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, Mass Torts, Federal Jurisdiction
Classes of Stock
Clean Air Act, Technology-Based Standards
Clean Power Plan, Regulation of Coal Power Plant Emissions
Clergy-Penitent Privilege, in Civil Discovery
Click-wrap Agreements, Enforceability of
Client Property, Attorney's Duty to Safeguard
Collections, Contract Provision
Commingling Client Funds, Prohibition of
Communication, with Judge, Limitations on
Communication, with Opposing Party
Community Property Division, Mixture of Property
Community Property Interests
Compilation, Collective Work, Copyright Protection
Complex Trust
Compliance, Effective Compliance and Ethics Program
Compliance, Effective, Compliance Infrastructure
Compliance, Effective, Incentives and Disciplinary Measures
Compliance, Effective, Monitoring, Auditing, Reporting
Compliance, Effective, Response and Prevention
Compliance, Effective, Standards and Procedures
Compliance, Effective, Training, Communication
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Computer Software Copyright, Sale or License
Computer Software, Copyright Protection of
Confidentiality, Attorney's Duty of
Conflict of Interest Contract Provision, Sample
Conflict of Interest, Attorney, Business Relationship
Conflict of Interest, Attorney, Corporate Clients
Conflict of Interest, Attorney, Family Relationships
Conflict of Interest, Attorney, Former Client
Conflict of Interest, Contract Provision
Confrontation, Right to (Criminal Trial)
Consequential Damages, for Breach of Contract