The November Edition of LegalSmart focuses on National Adoption Month! Download LegalSmart Here: LegalSmart - November 2018 Featured Story: Support Adoption And Foster Care Trending Now: Amazon Bites Off More Business Something Different: Tasty Turkey Trivia Tip of the Month: What Every Parent Should Know About Their Taxes
Support Adoption and Foster Care This year's theme is "In Their Own Words: Lifting Up Youth Voices." One of the goals of this year’s campaign is to secure more lifelong connections for teens in foster care. Strong and stable family support is so critical in determining their future. Here are a number of ways you … Continue reading Featured Story – November 2018
WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEIR TAXES Under the new tax code, the child tax credit will increase from $1,000 to $2,000 beginning in tax year 2018. Additionally, the adoption credit continues to be worth up to $13,750 per child. You should see these changes when you file taxes in April 2019.
Amazon Bites Off More Business Shop the New ‘Shark Tank’ Collection Amazon found a way to tap into breakout products from ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ – by becoming an official retail partner. The hit show now has a store on Amazon.com where consumers can shop products from up-and-coming companies.
Tasty Turkey Trivia When your guests are stuffed and there’s a lull in conversation around your Thanksgiving table, break the silence with these fun facts. 1. The first TV dinner was invented back in 1953, when somebody at Swanson misjudged the number of turkeys it would sell that Thanksgiving – by 26 tons. An … Continue reading Something Different – November 2018
The October Edition of LegalSmart focuses on Courtroom Representation! Download LegalSmart Here: LegalSmart - October 2018 Featured Story: How To Survive Your Day In Court Trending Now: A Robot Walks Into A Bar Something Different: The Most Haunted Places In America Tip of the Month: Should You Represent Yourself In Court?
How to Survive Your Day in Court Whether you were summoned to provide testimony or you’re pleading your own case, your day in court is a significant and potentially stressful event. Being fully prepared will help you maintain your composure and represent yourself properly. Here are a few tips to help you get through … Continue reading Featured Story – October 2018
Should You Represent Yourself in Court? It’s difficult for someone with no legal experience or training to develop a good trial strategy. While you should never represent yourself in a criminal trial, smaller civil trials may only require a consultation with a lawyer who can make sure you’re on the right track.
A Robot Walks into a Bar... Adult Vending Machine or Bartender of the Future? Your pre-flight cocktail may soon be served by Yanu, a robotic bartender run by artificial intelligence, or AI. While currently still in development, Yanu has already been “hired” by several major European airports, which isn’t surprising considering it can make … Continue reading #TrendingNow – October 2018
The Most Haunted Places in America With Halloween just around the corner, ‘tis the season to talk about some of the most haunted places in the country. Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, PA The first prison to enforce solitary confinement and other questionable punishments, ghost sightings and other supernatural activities have been reported here … Continue reading Something Different – October 2018