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Linex Legal (press release) (registration)August 1, 2011

The courts retained the discretion to waive any pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement, deemed prejudicial to any children of the marriage. Pre-nuptial agreements have been branded as a commodity for wealthy individuals to ensure that if their marriage ...more »

Valdez Couple Indicted For Tax Crimes
SitNewsAugust 2, 2011

(SitNews) Anchorage, Alaska – United States Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced that a couple from Valdez were indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage with attempted evasion of federal taxes and with failing to file a tax return. ...more »

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Confidentiality
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US senator's leak of oil trading information sparks concern
Calgary HeraldAugust 19, 2011

Oil trading data that exposed the extensive positions speculators held in the run-up to record high prices in 2008 were intentionally leaked by a US senator, sparking broader concern about industry confidentiality as Congress moves on Wall Street ...more »

Credit Repair
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Action Line: Know your rights when it comes to credit repair
Bakersfield CalifornianAugust 20, 2011

I just went to purchase a new refrigerator and discovered that my credit is not what I thought it was. I recently went through a divorce but I can't think of why that would have affected my credit. The credit repair companies I've contacted want a lot ...more »

Consumer Protection
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AfriForum to tackle Davies over amnesty for 'nonperforming' councils
Business DayAugust 25, 2011

AFRIFORUM is to bring a court application next week against Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies after his decision to grant "blanket exemption of liability" to low-capacity municipalities under the Consumer Protection Act. The amnesty includes every ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Federal court denies states' request for preliminary injunction to halt ...
WisBarAugust 31, 2011

Army Corps (Corps) of Engineers and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District) – which together own and operate the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) – alleging the Corps and the District are not doing enough to prevent ...more »

Stolen Identity
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17 arrested in Calif sweep targeting Asian gang
Sacramento BeeAugust 18, 2011

Those arrested face multiple felony charges, including forgery, fraud, identity theft, possession of stolen property and parole violations. The suspects are associated with five different Asian gangs. Detectives say they're seeing a trend where gang ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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IT Business NetAugust 27, 2011

Read More This film will help you avoid becoming a victim of credit card fraud - and has been prepared following police and Home Office guidelines. Follow Videojug's advise to prevent credit card fraud! Read More Micron Technology (MU) shares are ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Marketing Campaign for Howard, Morrison, Ross and Whelan Personal Injury Law...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)August 22, 2011

Common accidents that a Virginia personal injury lawyer can assist clients with can include motor vehicle, drunk driving, boating, bus, and train accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, dangerous and defective products, ...more »

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