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Public Safety Officers and Information Technology Specialists Come Together for National Conference on Forensic Data Recovery & Cyber Crime

Indianapolis, IN (Vocus) March 2, 2010

PATCtech Electronic Evidence & Cyber Crime Training Conference ~ Indy 2010



Public Safety Officers and Information Technology Specialists Come Together for National Conference on Forensic Data Recovery & Cyber Crime

At one level, you may just need to recover your boss’s deleted emails. However, you may need to find evidence that supports where a suspect was located during a given time and date, or maybe you have to find the source of a pornographic image.

Women’s Health Specialists Urge Pregnant Women to Prepare Now for Hurricane Irene

Jensen Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2011

With hurricane Irene posing a threat to the Carolinas and the Northeastern United States, Womens Health Specialists says now is the time pregnant women and their significant others should take steps to be prepared for a hurricane and related dangers.

According to Dr. Megan Gray, MD, an ob-gyn at Womens Health Specialists, hurricane season can be a stressful time for everyone, but especially for a pregnant woman. The more prepared you are the more comfortable and safe you will be should a hurricane or tropical storm threaten you now or in the future.

The professionals at Womens Health Specialists have posted a link on their website http://www.whsfl.com/news to a list of hurricane and disaster tips for pregnant women. Among the tips:


Prepare a current list of all prescriptions and prenatal vitamins you are taking. Put this list in sealable plastic bag then in a secure place among the belongings you plan to take with you if you leave your home.
Bring at least a two week supply of all medications with you if you choose to relocate or go to a shelter during a storm.
When possible, always bring medications in their original prescription bottle. In an emergency, an emergency decree allowing pharmacies to refill medications may be made, but you must have the original bottle.
Place your medications in a sealable plastic bag to keep them dry and protect the information on the label in case you need to obtain refills.

Call your Physician

Communicate with your health care providers office to let them know where you will be; if you plan to leave town bring a copy of your medical records including prenatal record, immunizations, and current medications with you.
Make sure that your health care provider has a current telephone number of where you will be staying.
If you had or are having complications in your pregnancy, check with your health care provider to discuss whether it is safe for you to leave prior to the storm or if it would be better for

Dr. Gray recommends pregnant women in the path of Hurricane Irene visit the Womens Health Specialists website for a complete list of tips and precautions. One of the most critical times is after a hurricane or tropical storm has passed. Pregnant women should take extra precautions while clean up and storm recovery is underway. If you have any concerns over your health or that of your unborn child, you should contact your physician right away.

For more than 35 years, Womens Health Specialists highly regarded and modern OB/GYN practice has provided a full range of healthcare services to women through all stages of their lives, through puberty, child-bearing ages, menopause and beyond. The Womens Health Specialists professional team consists of obstetricians and gynecologists, certified nurse-midwives, nurses and support staff. Services include wellness exams, prenatal care, menopause management, cancer screening and prevention provided in a personalized and comfortable environment from headquarters located in Jensen Beach, Florida. Womens Health Specialists also operates the JeuneNu Aesthetic Beauty and Laser Center which features worldwide sales of custom cosmeceuticals and products designed specifically for pregnant women through its website http://www.JeuneNu.com.

Womens Health Specialists, a name known and trusted by thousands, is located at 3498 N.W. Federal Highway, Jensen Beach, Florida; (772) 219-1080. You may also visit their website at http://www.whsfl.com.


Oakland Tax Preparation Specialists, Liberty Tax Service, Reviews Tax Changes for 2011 Filings

Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2012

Liberty Tax Service, Oakland’s tax preparation specialist reviews 2011 expiring and filing tax measures. Liberty Tax offers this review for some of the more significant tax measures to keep in mind now and for future tax planning.

Some of the tax measures in effect through the Tax Relief Act of 2010 continued through 2011. Be aware of tax deductions that are expiring, such as the Making Work Pay Credit, Malkeet Singh of Liberty Tax Service said.

For tax measures expiring in 2011, taxpayers paying the AMT, who are eligible for tax credits, can still claim the credits to offset their AMT bill. These include credits for child and dependent care expenses, elderly or disabled, education and mortgage interest. For 2011, the AMT exemption amounts are $ 48,450 for unmarried individuals and $ 74,450 for a married couple filing jointly.

Through 2011, taxpayers who itemize their deductions and live in a state without a state income tax may deduct their state sales tax or their state income tax, whichever is more advantageous.

Qualifying higher education expenses, such as tuition and fees paid for an individual, a spouse, or a dependent are again deductible as an adjustment on Form 1040. The allowable amount is up to $ 4,000. Also, through 2011, eligible educators who have spent their own money for qualified classroom supplies can deduct up to $ 250 as an adjustment on Form 1040, regardless of whether they are able to itemize deductions. Any amount exceeding $ 250 may be claimed as an itemized deduction.

Mortgage insurance premiums are deductible as interest through Dec. 31, 2011. Some home improvements made this year through Dec. 31, 2011, to a primary existing home qualify for a deduction of up to $ 500. These include insulation, metal and asphalt roofs, non-solar water heaters, and windows and doors. The credit is reduced by any residential energy credit taken after 2005.

For small business tax breaks in 2011, small businesses can expense up to $ 500,000 of the first $ 2 million of business expenditures considered section 179 expenses. New businesses can deduct up to $ 10,000 in startup expenses on their first tax return in 2011.

The Patient Protection Act increases the additional tax on non-qualified distributions from health savings accounts (HSAs) from 10 percent to 20 percent and from Archer MSAs from 15 percent to 20 percent, effective after tax year Dec. 31, 2010.

For tax measures expiring in 2012, taxpayers who itemize their deductions can deduct the full amount of their itemized deductions, regardless of their adjusted gross income through 2012. Taxpayers can also deduct the full amount for exemptions, with no income restrictions or phase-outs through 2012.

The American Opportunity Credit is available again in 2011 and 2012 for taxpayers claiming higher education costs, including required course materials. The credit will allow the taxpayer to claim up to $ 2,500 of the cost of college tuition and related expenses.

For 2012, small businesses can expense up to $ 125,000 of the first $ 500,000 of business expenditures considered section 179 expenses.

Homeowners experiencing short sales and foreclosures will get a break for debt-forgiveness tax consequences. Instead of treating cancellation of debt as taxable income on the foreclosure of a principle home, no taxes will be levied on discharges of indebtedness of up to $ 2 million dollars for married taxpayers filing jointly and up to $ 1 million dollars for a married taxpayer filing a separate return through tax year 2012.

The maximum individual capital gain tax rate of 15 percent remains in effect for 2011 and 2012.

For more information about tax preparation or Liberty Tax Service, call 510-239-5284 or visit the tax school on the web at http://www.libertytax.com. Liberty Tax Service is located at 3207 Grand Ave. in Oakland.

About Liberty Tax Service

Liberty Tax Service is the fastest-growing retail tax preparation company in the industrys history. Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 9,000,000 individual income tax returns. With 42 years of tax industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business, having also founded Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.


Hayward Carpet, Upholstery Cleaning and Water Damage Restoration Specialists

Hayward, CA (PRWEB) February 29, 2012

Information about carpet cleaning and water restoration in Hayward, California. Water restoration and carpet cleaning needs to be done by trained professionals. Speedy Steamers Carpet and Upholstery has over 15 years of experience restoring Bay Area water damaged homes. If you are experiencing mold, odors, pet urine or other types of carpet or floor troubles it may be time to speak with an experienced Hayward carpet and upholstery cleaning specialist to find out how to best resove the issues.

Bay Area water restoration done by the carpet cleaning experts at Speedy Steamers of Hayward leaves its customers satisfied with a job well done, guaranteed. Speedy Steamers has over 15 years of experience helping residential and commercial customers with carpet cleaning, floor cleaning, upholstery cleaning and water damage or water restoration. East Bay’s Speedy Steamers covers every aspect, from the most tough stains to the most routine jobs. This Hayward carpet cleaninc company has the tools, the people and the products to ensure every job is completed to satisfaction. The team prides itself on effective cleaning solutions at a very low price. As the premiere Carpet Cleaning company in the bay, Speedy Steamers looks forward to hearing from you.

Speedy Steamers Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners pre treatment involves applying heated cleaning agents to the high traffic areas & spots on the carpet. This loosens the bound soils at the carpet surface. This pre-conditioning process works aggressively on heavily soiled conditions of grease, soil, and food which ensures soil removal from deep inside the carpet. The pre-spray process increases the power and efficiency of the cleaning solutions helping restore carpets, upholstery and rugs to their original color in high-traffic areas.

The Hot Water Extraction (HWE) method used by the Hayward, Ca. carpet cleaning company Speedy Steamers, is a method used for extraction and for steam cleaning of carpets. This method is much better than carpet shampooing. The Hot Water Extraction process forces a hot water based cleaning solution into the carpet under high pressure, then sucks it back out of the carpet along with the dirt. This is the only cleaning method classified as “deep cleaning”. All the others are considered “light surface cleaning” because they cannot remove soil deep in the pile.

Carpeting is a major investment in any home, and regular cleanings are necessary to keep it looking new. Just as the clothes we wear need regular washing to keep them fresh and hygienic, carpets require periodic cleaning. Accumulated soil and grit are major causes of reduced carpet life, and enable destructive and health harmful mites and bacteria to work unchecked. Cleaning costs are minimal when compared to the cost of replacing carpets and furnishing, so regular cleaning makes economic sense too.

Hayward’s carpet cleaning experts use only the most powerful and effective carpet cleaning equipment manufactured by the industry leaders.

Speedy Steamer cleaners of Hayward, Ca uses hot water extraction systems

All of Speedy Steamers Bay Area technicians are trained to the highest industry standard in the art of carpet and upholstery cleaning.

Speedy Steamers of Hayward uses only environmentally friendly 100 % Child & Pet safe non-toxic professional cleaning chemicals which are absolutely safe to be used in any home. The machines used are so powerful that your carpets will be dry, clean and fresh within a couple of hours from completion of the carpet cleaning process.

Speedy Steamers Carpet, Upholstery Cleaning and Water Damage Restoration experts of Hayward, Ca. make sure that no effort is spared when delivering the best carpet and upholstery cleaning service to you – our Client.

Remember a dirty carpet wears faster. After a carpet has been cleaned, it’s recommended that frequent vacuuming occur to keep it looking good. Any spots and spills should be cleaned immediately, but don’t use anything other than slightly soapy water without talking to a professional carpet cleaner first. Speedy Steamers of Hayward complies with all major carpet manufacturers’ specifications, including those pertaining to the new generation of stain-resistant carpeting.

Hayward Upholstery cleaning experts use only the most powerful and effective Upholstery cleaning equipment manufactured by the industry leaders. Speedy Steamers of the Bay Area continually invest in the latest technologies for cleaning soft furnishings to ensure customers receive the benefit of cleaner and healthier carpets and upholstery.

All upholstery will be carefully inspected prior to cleaning. Speedy Steamers of Hayward then decides on the most suitable cleaning process according to the type of material and degree of soiling. Every care will be taken to protect the floor covering and surrounding furniture.

Cleaning upholstery is an integral part of Speedy’s complete home cleaning program, and upholstery cleaning is a major component in total indoor air quality.

Speedy Steamers cleaning specialists carefully inspect the fabric and construction of each piece of furniture before selecting the cleaning method best suited to your material. Exclusive Carpet Depot formulations provide the safest, most effective cleaning available to extend the life of your investment.

Speedy Steamers of Hayward has the expertise to clean virtually every type of upholstery fabric in existence, including difficult materials like Jacquard, Velvet and Haitian cotton.

Learn more at http://www.speedysteamers.com

Speedy Steamers Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners of Hayward

966 West Winton Avenue

Hayward, CA 94545







San Francisco Family Law Specialists of Heath Newton Counselors at Law Answer Five FAQs About Alimony in California

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012

The San Francisco divorce attorneys of Heath Newton LLP have recently discussed some of the most commonly asked questions regarding alimony cases in California on its family law blog at http://www.heathnewton.com/blog/.

Question 1: How is alimony calculated in California?

Answer: Typically during the initial stages of the divorce process in California, the most common formula is: 40% of the higher earning spouses income minus 50% of the lower earning spouses income equals the spousal support amount.

As the divorce course of action progresses, many other factors are taken into consideration including standards of living, duration of the marriage, earning potential on both sides and more.

Question 2: How long does alimony last in California?

Answer: Duration of spousal support is determined on a number of factors, mainly length of the marriage. If a marriage lasts for 10 years or more, it is considered a long-term marriage and spousal support is usually set for a fixed period of time, with a conditional termination date or indefinitely.

A marriage lasting less than 10 years is considered a short term marriage and the duration of spousal support typically lasts about half of the the marriage length. For example, an eight year marriage would garner 4 years of spousal support.

Question 3: Can California spousal support be modified?

Answer: Yes. Unless there was an agreement established barring modifications in the divorce proceedings, as life situations for either party changes, requests can certainly be made and fulfilled.

For example, if the payee of spousal support has a loss of income, a case can be made to reduce the amount of spousal support received by the other party.

Question 4: Does Alimony End if My Spouse Gets Remarried or Cohabitates?

Answer: In most cases, marital settlement agreements or court orders mandate that alimony responsibility ends upon death of either party or the remarriage of the receiving spouse.

Question 5: Can Alimony Be Paid in a Lump Sum, Instead of Monthly?

Yes. It is quite common that both parties want to end things with a clean break instead of having to keep up with monthly payments and add more stress to their day to day lives. If both parties come to an agreement on this, a lump sum is an easy and fair way to go.

To learn how California community property and marital law apply to your individual situation or if you want to learn more about prenuptial agreements, we invite you to consult with one of our qualified family law attorneys. Email info(at)heathnewton(dot)com or call (415) 398-1290. We look forward to hearing from you and, again, congratulations on your pending marriage we wish you, and the person you love, a happy future.

About Heath Newton LLP:

Heath-Newton LLP specializes in family law, asset protection and estate planning services. Based in San Francisco, their boutique firm has earned a reputation for managing their clients cases well, reaching successful resolutions and minimizing costs and disruption to their clients lives.

They have handled a long list of family-law cases, including a broad range of issues facing new families (such as domestic partnerships, premarital agreements, adoption and more), as well as divorce, asset division, child custody and child and spouse support. They also have extensive experience in San Francisco estate planning, wills, probate, mediation, living wills and trusts.

Collectively, their attorneys have thousands of hours of experience, allowing them to be both efficient and effective. They are guided by a practical approach that emphasizes avoiding litigation to minimize costs and disruption; however, they can and will be fierce litigators when all other strategies have proven ineffective. For more information visit their website at http://www.heathnewton.com. To discuss a situation with one of their attorneys, please call them at (415) 398-1290.

Garage Cabinet Manufacturer Trains New Garage Organization Specialists

South Beloit, Ill. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013

It was one of the largest training classes to date for garage storage system manufacturer, RedLine Garagegear (http://www.RedLineGaragegear.com). Nine individuals representing six established businesses from both the United States and Canada were present to learn all they could about some of the companys standard operating procedures on January 21-22, 2013. Some of the things discussed during those two days were: the design software RedLine uses; how to place an order; and how shipping will work.

We work really hard for those two days to ensure that the new agents are ready to start designing and selling our products right away when they return home, said RedLine Garagegear National Director of Sales and Research Bill Garrity. We spend a lot of time working in the software the agents will use to create 3D designs. The comprehensive design software encompasses all visual details of the garage environment.

The robust design software the manufacturer uses to create 3D garage cabinet layouts for customers to view and approve is widely considered the best in the industry. The agents are able to add windows, overhead doors, electrical outlets, and a host of other items to fully recreate the customer’s garage on a computer screen. RedLine Garagegear also currently boasts over 500 cabinet choices including a few specialty cabinets (i.e. garage closets, corner cabinets, lockers, etc.) that new agents must become acclimated with.

Its really important that the agents are familiar with the cabinet options because most homeowners come to them not really knowing what their options are, added Bill. In many instances the customer is counting on the professional to make suggestions and steer them in the right direction when it comes to designing a custom closet or garage storage system.

The newly trained agents will be the exclusive carrier of RedLine Garagegear garage cabinets in their area. Some of them will also add the line of closets manufactured by RedLine Closet Systems to their offerings. Components from the closet line can be used to create nearly anything from custom entertainment centers and bookshelves to storage systems for closets, pantries, laundry rooms, or mud rooms.

The dealers are established in six locations throughout North America where RedLine does not currently have an agent. The manufacturer sets up protected territories for each dealer giving the business an opportunity to be successful without unnecessary competition. RedLine Garagegears agent network has expanded to over 60 dealers and sells its products direct to consumers in areas where no dealer is available.

Starting from the East Coast the new agents are: Lance Lamborghini in Sagamore, MA; Working Spaces in Trent Wood, NC; Garage Makeover, LLC in Harrisburg, PA; Space Concepts in Rochester, MN; RedLine Garagegear of Arkansas in Little Rock, AR; and finally, our neighbors to the North will have Leisure Life Spaces in St. Agatha, Ontario.

Were really excited to expand our agent network, said RedLine Garagegear President Troy Greenberg. The local showroom is really where folks are able to see our products up close. Thats where we are best able to differentiate ourselves from the other options out there.

RedLine Garagegear and RedLine Closet Systems are the child companies of Greenberg Casework Company Inc. The parent company has been building custom cabinetry and casework since 1985. Over the course of nearly three decades Greenberg Casework Company Inc. has manufactured everything from store fixtures to reception desks. Another child company, GCC Coatings (http://www.PowderCoatMDF.com), is the wood powder coating arm for the manufacturer. When not applying powder on wood for its sister companies, GCC Coatings offers its powder coated wood services to other manufacturers.

RedLine Garagegear is expecting continued growth ahead in both the agent network and overall sales. With each added dealer the garage cabinet maker gets closer to its goal of organizing every garage in America. Business owners interested in jumping into the expanding garage organization or home storage system market would be wise to look into the dealer opportunity offered by RedLine.