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Conceal carry law starts Tuesday
Today's TMJ4November 1, 2011

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm is urging gun owners who get the permits to make sure they know the law before actually using their gun. "Before they can threaten to use force or actually use force, there's going to be serious ...more »

White House Nominates Two New FCC Commissioners
Multichannel NewsNovember 1, 2011

The White House has nominated Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai to be the next commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission. Filling one Republican vacancy and one Democratic vacancy-to-be won't change the balance of the commission, ...more »

Bankruptcy Law News and Stories

Bad Credit History
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The Impact of Divorce on Cosigned Poor Credit Car Loans
Auto Credit Express (blog)November 1, 2011

If you cosigned for terrible credit auto loans with an ex spouse you need to understand your responsibilities. We've come across this issue a number of times because we've been engaged in bad credit auto ...more »

Collections
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New director of the CT DOB's Consumer Credit Division appointed
Stamford Plus MagazineNovember 2, 2011

Such entities include Check Cashers; Consumer Collection Agencies; Debt Adjusters; Debt Negotiators, Money Transmitters and Payment Instrument Providers; Mortgage Lenders and Brokers; Mortgage Loan Originators; Sales Finance Companies; and Small Loan ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Judge rejects both Tribune bankruptcy exit plans
Los Angeles TimesNovember 1, 2011

In a 126-page opinion, US Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey said neither plan was confirmable under the Bankruptcy Code and threatened to appoint a bankruptcy trustee to resolve the case if the company and its warring creditors can't come up with a ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Private tutors come under the spotlight after HMRC steps up crackdown on tax...
ScotsmanNovember 2, 2011

Where HMRC uncovers evidence of wilful evasion, penalties can now be as high as 200 per cent of unpaid tax where undeclared offshore bank accounts are concerned, and anyone in that position would be well-advised to make a prompt, full and complete ...more »

Garnishment
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Troutman Sanders LLP | Georgia Supreme Court Opinion Alert: Is Signing A ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)November 3, 2011

Thus, Georgia employers must be diligent in complying with the garnishment statutes. Traditionally, many human resources or payroll personnel have handled this entire process, including the signing and filing of the garnishment answers with the Court. ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Harrisburg Bankruptcy Judge Tells Vendors City Can Pay Them
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

US Bankruptcy Judge Mary D. France agreed today to issue what she called a “comfort order” requested by Mayor Linda Thompson stating that federal bankruptcy law allows the city to pay its routine bills without the court's special permission. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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MF Global violated customer cash rules, exchange operator says
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comNovember 1, 2011

Jon Corzine that declared bankruptcy Monday, has violated federal requirements for segregating customer accounts, the operator of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange said today. “CME has determined that MF Global is not in compliance with (Commodity ...more »

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