Texas Film Incentive Denied to ‘Machete Kills’ Filmmakers

Hot legal news! A federal court this week killed claims by the Machete Kills filmmakers that a Texas film incentive program was unconstitutional and violated its right to free speech by denying them grants. The filmmakers argued that prior dismissal of their claims in a Texas court were erroneous, but they failed…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1Pzn5Va

10 Signs of Potential Nursing Home Abuse

Hot legal news! The Department of Justice estimates that one in ten elderly people are abused each year. The abuse takes many forms — financial, sexual, mental, and physical. If you have a parent or loved one in elder care, you need to be aware of ways they may be in danger. We…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1JK6nMB

Pressing Criminal Charges: What Is It and Who Does It?

Hot legal news! We hear the phrase “pressing charges” a lot in movies and on TV. After a while, you kind of get the feeling you know what it means. But many people have the false impressing that anyone can press charges. Individuals do not press charges, nor do police. In the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1MHI9lT

5 Tips to Lower Divorce Costs

Hot legal news! Winter is the season of divorce, and January is especially popular for marital splits. Maybe you too are resolved to start the new year by becoming single again. If so, be prepared for a lot of additional expenses and take note of these five tips on how to limit them……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1MHIbdC

Going Global To-Do: 5 Tips for Business Visionaries

Hot legal news! Many business people dream big and see possibilities where others do not. That’s how they got into business to begin with. So it’s natural for you to want to expand and to have grand visions of your business abroad. But in between vision and execution, there are many steps,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1MHI8OZ

OxyContin Maker to Pay Kentucky $24M

Hot legal news! In season three of “Justified” U.S. Marshal Raylan battles illegal OxyContin dealers in the hills of Kentucky. As it turns out, Kentucky itself has been battling legal Oxy producers in court for the past 8 years, and the state finally secured a $24 million settlement in the case. The…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1MHIaGs