19Dec
By: Autumn On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law, Travel Comments: 0

If your only understanding of the Congo is from the famous movie of the same name, it’s time to brush up on your history of this country. Check out some of the most important facts about the Congo.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News Comments: 0

The differences between notaries in civil law and common law countries can lead to dangerous misunderstandings for immigrants to the US.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Many believe that there are “formal” and “informal” methods of service recognized under the treaty. However, this classification is a myth.

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19Dec
By: Autumn On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Israel has a rich background -- the Jewish people have one of the longest histories of any contemporary population.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Context and precise language are critical to clear communication, and nowhere is this idea more true than in the law, especially when multiple languages are involved.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law, Legal Resources Comments: 0

Although they are all attorneys, English and Welsh lawyers are classified as either solicitors or barristers — and each play a different role in serving clients.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Many attorneys approach LLS with questions about serving process on defendants who are located in “unincorporated, organized territories” of the US.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News, Service of Process Comments: 0

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

When dealing with international service of process, attorneys should be cognizant of the different rules regarding waiver of service by defendants.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking, International Law, Service of Process Comments: 2

Although the hundreds of legal systems in the world differ greatly, their roots and differences can be traced to two distinct sources: the English common law, which has evolved over a millennium, and the Napoleonic Code, which dawned at the turn of the 19th century.

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