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January 12, 2021

For Attorneys—Understanding Litigation in Bankruptcy Court: Adversary Proceedings

An adversary proceeding is the bankruptcy court’s version of a civil complaint. It is governed by Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) Rule 7001. It is essentially a separate lawsuit filed within the bankruptcy case. Like most lawsuits, it starts when someone (the creditor, the bankruptcy trustee, or you) files a complaint. A creditor or the bankruptcy trustee might bring an adversary proceeding to challenge…
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January 11, 2021

Small Businesses Websites: Do You Need a Cookie Policy for Your Website? What You Need to Know

You are small business, and as a small business owner, you rely in a multiplicity of websites for services that complement what you offer in your restaurant, dental practice, medical center, or real estate operation. When you go into websites, you notice that the businesses you rely on often ask you to allow or consent to “cookies.” You wonder yourself: do I need that in…
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December 28, 2020

Five Things to Watch in Immigration Law Under the Upcoming Biden Administration

  A new presidency brings changes all over. We expect immigration to be no exception. In fact, given the contrast between Mr. Biden’s and Mr. Trump’s views on immigration, we expect, regardless of the passage of any immigration bill in congress, several important changes: In Asylum: We expect an increase in the asylum permissible applications or “quotas.” Down to record lows of around 15,000, the…
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November 17, 2020

Understanding Service of Process Under the Hague Convention: Three Things You Need to Know

Service of process is the way a defendant is notified of a legal claim against him and enables the court to exercise jurisdiction over him. The procedures for executing service differ depending on where the defendant is located. In particular, if the defendant is located in a foreign country, service must be made by letters rogatory or in accordance with an international treaty. The 1965…
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November 4, 2020

Law360.com features Ayala’s Lawsuit Against DHS, ICE and Akima Global Services Alleging Violations of the ADA

Law 360.com featured Ayala’s Lawsuit Against DHS, ICE and Akima Global Services in which Ayala’s client alleges violations of the ADA and other causes of action. The case was filed in the U.S. Southern District of Florida on October 29, 2020. As stated by law360, “ Peruvian man who has epilepsy [] sued the . . . . . . alleging their employees violated federal…
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November 2, 2020

Ayala Files Lawsuit Against ICE, DHS, and Akima Global Services, Alleging Violations of the American With Disabilities Act at Krome Detention Center in Miami

On October 29, 2020, Ayala Law filed a Complaint in federal court on behalf of its client, Mr. Alejandro Mugaburu. The Complaint is filed against Akima Global Services, LLC, the Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Mr. Mugaburu’s story has been previously published and documented by news agencies, such as the Miami Herald. The lawsuit is based on the discriminatory…
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