Legalese — Standardized Testing

04/02/2017 Lori Duff 0

It’s spring.  The birds are singing, the pollen is drifting, and it’s time for standardized testing.  This gets lots of people in a tizzy, and they want to know what they can do about it. […]


Legalese — Attorney’s Liens

03/04/2017 Lori Duff 0

Lawyers can be expensive creatures.  Most of us, struggling along at a per-hour rate in the double digits, might balk at the triple digit rates we have to pay lawyers. (Of course, lawyers can’t bill […]


Legalese — Copyright

01/06/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

Most everyone is familiar with this symbol: © .  It means that whatever you have written there is under “copyright”.  But what exactly is copyright? According to the United States Copyright Office, it protects the […]


Legalese — Pecans

01/01/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

Whether you call them puh-KHANs or PEE-cans, Pecans seem to be ubiquitous in the deep south, especially in the fall.  They are everywhere.  There are pecan trees in public squares and in private yards, and […]

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