When Filing a Lawsuit What Court Should I Be In?

When Filing a Lawsuit What Court Should I Be In?

To file a lawsuit, you have two options. You can sue on the state level or you can sue in the federal court system. How do you know where your case belongs? And what are the advantages of each option? A person bringing a lawsuit only two ways to hear a case in federal...
What is a 30(b)(6) Deposition?

What is a 30(b)(6) Deposition?

Under the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6), a party may depose – or ask questions of – public or private corporations, partnerships, associations, or other entities. To do this, the party needs to subpoena the public or private corporations,...
How to Handle a Subpoena From the SEC

How to Handle a Subpoena From the SEC

Receiving a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may seem daunting at first. If you do receive one, the first thing you should do is take a deep breath and not panic. You should assess your situation, and ultimately—and calmly—proceed with the...
Handling Taxes for a Property Overseas

Handling Taxes for a Property Overseas

Many Americans hold property overseas that may have tax implications in the United States. You might own a vacation property in the Bahamas and are looking to sell the home. You might be working abroad and have a bank account in the United Kingdom. What kind of...