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  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It
    Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It

    Divorce attorney Jason V. Owens examines Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and the unusual timing issues they present in a divorce. A common tool in divorce cases is the Qualified Domestic ...

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  • Will Tom Brady Sue Goodell / NFL for Defamation of Character?
    Will Tom Brady Sue Goodell / NFL for Defamation of Character?

    The recent arbitration appeal that Tom Brady successfully waged in the United States District Court in New York ( and which the NFL has appealed ) was decided on very narrow grounds. US District Court ...

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  • Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?
    Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?

    We are constantly being asked if Tom Brady can sue Roger Goodell and the National Football League for Defamation of Character. The answer is yes. The next question is whether he can win a defamation ...

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  • Expect Big Win for Tom Brady in Deflategate Round II Appeal
    Expect Big Win for Tom Brady in Deflategate Round II Appeal

    With the filing of the NFL Player’s Association’s (NFLPA) brief on Monday, December 7, 2015, the issues on appeal have crystalized. The NFL appealed the September 3, 2015 decision of Judge Richard ...

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  • Brady Brief to Appeals Court Available for Downloading
    Brady Brief to Appeals Court Available for Downloading

    With the filing of the NFL Player’s Association’s (NFLPA) brief on Monday, December 7, 2015, the issues on appeal have crystalized. The NFL appealed the September 3, 2015 decision of Judge Richard ...

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  • Why ESPN Ignored League-wide “Signal Decoding” in its New Spygate Story
    Why ESPN Ignored League-wide “Signal Decoding” in its New Spygate Story

    Massachusetts attorney Jason V. Owens considers ESPN’s recent actions in Deflategate case. As the only member of the firm who has been a reporter (albeit briefly) and holds a journalism degree, I am ...

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