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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Family Law, Litigation

Cheating in the 21st Century – How Adultery Has Changed in the Digital Age and How to Prove It

With the continued proliferation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other websites, as well as the use of other digital tools and devices, how does someone without access to a hacker find out if their spouse has strayed and secure that information without going to jail?

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Employment Law, Litigation

Pokémon Go Raises Legal and Privacy Issues: Don’t Get Caught While Trying to “Catch’em All”

Niantic, Inc.’s wildly popular Augmented Reality (“AR”) mobile app, Pokémon Go, was released on July 6 in the United States. In the two weeks since then, it has been downloaded a whopping 30 million times worldwide, and is being played by 20 million daily active users.

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Corporate, Litigation

What?! Landlord Loses $2.5 million in Rent from Defaulting Tenant

Your tenant is delinquent in rent payments and in default, possibly due to financial trouble. As landlord, you want to declare him in default, terminate the lease and seek payment of accrued past and recovery of future rent for the remainder of the term. Your lease remedies for default terms provide for a cumulative and disjunctive shopping list of lessor’s rights allowing recovery of the premises by re-entry, re-letting, termination of the defaulting lessee’s lease AND recovery of past due rent and future rent for the balance of the lease term.

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Employment Law, Litigation

Businesses Face Obstacles to Legal Efforts to Confront False Internet Reviews

In days gone by, consumers primarily relied on word of mouth, advertising, and reviews from authoritative sources such as print publications in deciding which businesses to frequent. In today’s Internet age, however, consumer decisions have become “crowd-sourced,” as consumers search for businesses online and read customer reviews on websites like Yelp, Trip Advisor, Open Table, or Angie’s List.

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