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Professionals: Key deals
Manchester Evening NewsDecember 1, 2011

The Manchester office was well-placed to advise, given its growing international strength and expertise.” *Martin Davies, a commercial property partner at Manchester law firm Kuits, advised graduate recruitment business Inspiring Interns on the lease...more »

Rafferty touts record in bid for attorney general
Daily Local NewsDecember 1, 2011

Rafferty said his background in private business, as a local government official, his work in the Philadelphia district attorney's office, three years as a deputy state attorney general and nine years in the legislature put him ahead of all the other ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Casey Anthony: Her attorneys say Zenaida Gonzalez is sad and bad
Orlando Sentinel (blog)December 2, 2011

But she was convicted of lying to law enforcement. Greene elaborated on how Gonzalez's reputation is broken beyond repair: “What she's done in the past is live off the government dole. Never had a real job. Never even had a bank account. ...more »

Collections
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Developer Garnaas lists liabilities of $458 million in bankruptcy filing
DesMoinesRegister.comDecember 1, 2011

Under federal bankruptcy law, all litigation seeking collection of debts is delayed until a final determination of the petition. Three banks — First American Bank, Northwest Bank and Ames Community Bank — recently filed lawsuits claiming that ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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AMR bankruptcy likely to make its stock soon be worthless
Tulsa WorldDecember 1, 2011

In most cases, following the bankruptcy filing of a publicly traded company, shareholders find their stock worthless, says the American Bar Association. A Chapter 11 bankruptcy is filed to permit a business to continue operating, reorganize its ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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IRS has $3.1 million waiting to be claimed by Illinois residents
Belleville News DemocratDecember 2, 2011

... million sitting around waiting to be claimed by 2888 Illinois residents, according to the IRS. A total of $153.3 million in undelivered tax refund checks for 99123 taxpayers in the US have not been delivered because of mailing address problems. ...more »

Garnishment
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50 years ago this week
Jacksonville Daily RecordDecember 5, 2011

The Barnett National Bank of Jacksonville was holding $3907.08 in clerk's funds under a writ of garnishment to satisfy the tax collector's claim if it was granted. Scott's action allowed enough of the money to be turned over to cover the $3500 check ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Money Managers Make Their Distress Your Problem: Susan Antilla
BusinessWeekDecember 1, 2011

No matter the state of the economy or the stock market, it's in your interest to find out if your financial expert has liens, big loans from an employer or a history of bankruptcy. When bad times hit, you forsake that sort of investigating at your ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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EPA Proposes Stricter Rules For Ship Ballast Water
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

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