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Athina Karamanlis Powers’s Legal Guides

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  • Catch Me If You Can! Yes I Can!

    We all recall the biographical crime movieCatch Me If You Can(2002) starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. The conclusion of the film presented us with a fact that the captured criminals laterbecame the experts, teachers, advisors and mentors for new generations of crime figh...

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  • Fraud and Dynamics of linguistic operations Copyright Karamanlis Powers Law Offices

    Where investigating discourse analysis seems boring for most people, it can become an obsession or even a hobby for others. Isn't everything relating to fraud or uncovering a crime supposed to be like a TV series or an action movie where the ending is usually a positive one and t...

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  • Decoding Oral and Written speech

    Whether you're a newbie lawyer or experienced one, you know that when you litigate or you write a letter to the opponent or even when you receive the letter or memorandum complaint, the first thing you do is read it. CAREFULLY! As an attorney, you are trained to decode the docume...

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  • A document is like a crime scene

    Most of us connect a crime scene with a dead body and special task units trying to find evidence of the murderer. You get the impression that forensics are involved, DNA samples, weapons of a specific type, the examination of how the blood is spattered here and there, the motive...

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  • Fraud Examiners, Bernie Madoff, Rockford Files,lawyers and Perry Mason: what do they have in common?

    Fraud Examiners, Bernie Madoff, Rockford Files,lawyers and Perry Mason: what do they have in common?Much more than you can imagine. ACertified Fraud Examiner (CFE) holds a credential (internationally recognized) that denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detectio...

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  • Fraud, Family Law & Financial Discovery

    Every California attorney knows that California is a Community Property state. So, what does that mean for a lay person? The simplest way to explain it is that "everything you by during your marriage belongs to both of you." Of course, there are exceptions and rules, prenuptia...

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  • Financial Discovery in Family Law : What you should really know

    The biggest and most important part of a divorce procedure (second to child custody) is the financial discovery. Many lawyers see that part as the garlic that keeps the vampire away"; they either don't want to take on a case like that or they don't want to spend the money for th...

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  • How to prevent Identity theft.

    How to prevent identity theft:Basic Instructions: Dont carry all the cards and identification information in your wallet If you are renting a car, remember to remove or destroy the rental agreement after you return the car When you are traveling, make sure y...

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  • What to do when your identity is stolen

    What to do when your Identity is stolen: ? Swift action is very important when you have confirmed that your identity has been stolen. 1.You should place a fraud alert with the three major credit report companies (this is free). (the initial fraud alert is valid fo...

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  • It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times f.k.a. The New Fraud Times

    We know that our economy is not in the best of shapes; people lose their jobs but the bills just keep piling up. At one point or another, the internet goes out altogether and you find yourself burrowe

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