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Clare Piro on LookTV News.

Clare Piro on LookTV

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Daniel Burns

Equitable” Distribution?

When mediating their divorce, many couples want to know “what would happen if we went to court.” I suppose for many of them they want to be assured that what they are agreeing to in mediation is at least close to what would happen if the matter were to be decided by a judge. I find myself telling … [Continue..]

Clare Piro

I Love the House vs I Need the Money!

To some, including me, the equity in a house is just like any other asset. I have never been attached to a home in the sense that I felt sad when it was sold. I recognize, though, that it was always my choice to move on. I’m not sure how I would feel if the choice wasn’t mine to make, or if it came … [Continue..]

Ada Hasloecher

Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

I don’t know where and when I first saw this oxymoronic and hilarious line. Perhaps it was on a t-shirt or as a framed sign in a catalogue somewhere. Unfortunately, it often sums up a philosophy and attitude that many businesses have toward their employees. It can also apply to an individual when … [Continue..]

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