Would Love Your Recommendation for the ABA Blawg 100

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To my beloved readers… It’s that time of year again when the American Bar Association (“ABA”) is searching for the best 100 law blogs (“blawgs”).  Last year, I made the coveted list and would love to do again.. but can only do so with your help.  If you are a fan of this Food, Farm & Family Law Blog please …

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I’m German. We Like Extra Letters. It’s RinckerLaw not RinkerLaw

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Poor Julie Rinker in Texas has been receiving emails to sent to cari@rinkerlaw.com – she has thankfully forwarded them my way.  Please remember that I have a “C” before the “K”.  And remember that I spell my name Cari – not Carrie. Email me at cari@rinckerlaw.com. Thanks!  And have a great weekend.  I’ll be at the Yankees v. Mets game …

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ABA Agriculture Law Subcommittees

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As I noted in this previous post, I am the new Chair of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), General Practice, Solo and Small Firm’s Division, Agriculture Law Committee.  You can join the Committee and the Discussion List here.  I have restructured the subcommittees as follows: 1. Ag ADR: mediation, arbitration 2. Ag Estate/Succession Planning, Family Law, and Taxation: estate planning,succession …

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Evaluating Real Estate Appraisals

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Roger F. Tibble, Esq. recently published an excellent article in the ABA GP Solo & Small Firm Division’s Law Trends regarding the value of real estate appraisals.  I found this article of particular interest to me because I practice matrimonial law where the Husband and Wife’s appraisals may significantly vary from one another.  I don’t envy the job of an …

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Some Thoughts On Contacting An Attorney for a Consultation

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I read this excellent blog post last night from Alison Rowe, an equine lawyer in Texas, titled “How To Cold-Call An Attorney.”  She did a great job covering preparation, expectation, listening and timing.  I especially liked Alison’s advice on explaining your problem to your attorney in four sentences or less and contacting an attorney well before the court appearance. A …

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What Is The Animal Cruelty Law In Your State?

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This weekend I discovered that the National Agriculture Law Center has a helpful state-by-state analysis of animal cruelty laws in the United States.  Even though there are several federal statutes that regulate this issue, animal cruelty statutes vary significantly from state-to-state.  It is interesting to pull up the statutes in various states and run a comparison. Though the National Agriculture …

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