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ADVICE, com. law. A letter containing information of any circumstances unknown to the person to whom it is written; when goods are forwarded by sea or land, the letter transmitted to inform the consignee of the fact, is termed advice of goods, or letter of advice. When one merchant draws upon another, he generally advises him of the fact. These letters are intended to give notice of the facts they contain.

ADVICE, practice. The opinion given by counsel to their clients; this should never be done but upon mature deliberation to the best of the counsel's ability; and without regard to the consideration whether it will affect the client favorably or unfavorably.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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As part of the transaction, Advisor Group, in coordination with Reverence Capital, has established a unique advisor recognition program.
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The digital touchpoints of Connected Advisor will aid in discovery and data collection, proposal review, account opening, electronic agreements, monitoring and more.
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The list of distinguished advisors was produced by Barron's after conducting research, surveys and interviews, and weighing factors based on advisors' assets under management, revenue generated, quality of service and regulatory records.
For those more old school, the Oxford Dictionary says: "The spellings adviser and advisor are both correct.