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The Paralegal Studies program is featured in┬áParalegal Today ™ online magazine: http://paralegaltoday.com/paralegal-schools/

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Tips on how to be successful

How to be a successful paralegal student Attend every class session (arrive on time) Read the assignment before class Participate in class discussions and activities Take notes Follow instructions and ask questions when necessary Complete homework in a timely manner … Continue reading

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Alaska Divorce Courts will now treat pets more like children!

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article explaining how pets are considered property under the law. Now, I am posting information about a new Alaska state statute that requires divorce courts to consider the animal’s well being and … Continue reading

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In a divorce who gets “visitation” rights with the family pet?

In a case of first impression an Illinois appellate court decided that courts have no authority to enter an order requiring that a soon-to-be-ex spouse have visitation rights with the family pet. Read more here: http://www.familylawtopics.com/2016/01/divorce-illinois-courts-authority-order-pet-visitation/.

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Happy Halloween!

Do you suffer from “coulrophobia?” In Virginia is it legal to wear a mask in public? Find out here: http://valawyersweekly.com/2016/10/03/clowns-to-the-left-of-me-jokers-to-the-right-2/

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