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Daniel Lee O'Neil

Daniel O'Neil’s Legal Guides

10 total

  • Criminal Law & Maritime Issues

    Clearing up a common misconception "If I stab someone in a puddle would that be handled under maritime law?" The general answer is that no, carefully positioning a victim over a puddle and then stabbi

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  • Mediation in a Harris County Family Law (Divorce, SAPCR etc.) Case

    If this is your first introduction to mediation, here is a handy reference to explain some of the terms you might hear. What is mediation? Mediation is a non-binding alternative dispute resolution ("A

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  • Leaving home at 17 years old?

    What your rights and responsibilities are at 17 in Texas, and how they are different if you are 16 years old Basics As a general matter you are a minor and can't enter into contracts since you lack ca

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  • Negotiation 101

    Tips for negotiating What is negotation? Involves analysis, willingness to listen, communication, problem solving, mutual exchange of information, objectivity, and detachment. You are working together

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  • Introduction to Texas Medicaid Fraud

    White collar crime related issues to clinical trials in the state system Introduction Medicaid Fraud Control Units (“MFCU”) investigate and prosecute Medicaid fraud. MFCU coordinates with State of Te

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  • Introduction to CMS enforcement actions

    White collar crime related issues in clinical trials Background information No AMC desires to become the “poster child” of wrongdoing. Yet the litany of (academic medical centre) AMCs targeted for non

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  • Current state of affairs for e-cigs in Texas (dated 04/11/14)

    E-cig regulations for juveniles and also, generally, in the state of Texas. The laws in this area have lagged behind the technology, but are quickly trying to catch up. Which means this guide might no

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  • Overview of tax issues for married folks: innocent spouse relief, equitable relief, injured spouse

    Not all marriages are perfect, as many family law attorneys would tell you. But sometimes the discord and personality conflicts are not the only problem when the IRS makes an appearance. This is a brief overview of the three types of relief available if you are married filing jo...

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  • Introductory guide to IRS Procedure and Distinguishing Criminal Tax from the Civil

    The word "accused" generally connotes criminal activity. There is a distinct field of criminal tax and if you have been visited by an IRS Special Agent that means you are being investigated for criminal tax issues. You can tell that she is a Special Agent because she carries a gu...

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  • Sovereign & Diplomatic Immunity: An Overview

    Adapted from a CLE I prepared for and presented to the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court on Tuesday November 10, 2009 SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY Article III, 2 of the Constitution The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution...

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