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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 »

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InjuryBoard.comAugust 1, 2011

David McClain, principal at Kazan Law, since day one out of law school has been working for the underserved. After making a name for himself in asbestos litigation, he joined the Kazan Law team to continue this fight for justice. ...more »

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Confidentiality
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The Law and Church Counseling: Building Safeguards Into Your Ministry
Everyday Christian (blog)August 22, 2011

In the legal realm, most states do not recognize a confidentiality privilege for lay Christian counselors who are not pastors. Privileged communication is codified in the law and means that aminister acting in his professional capacity as a spiritual ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Probe into food poisoning at school that left 120 pupils sick
Malaysia StarAugust 27, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has ordered a full investigation into the food poisoning incident involving nearly 120 primary school students in Muar. Its Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said transport and storage methods would be looked into as ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Consumer panel fines private bank
Chandigarh NewslineAugust 2, 2011

Chandigarh Chandigarh Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed a private sector bank to pay compensation of Rs 25000 to a resident of Sector 51 for losing his vital housing documents that he had deposited in the bank while taking a loan. ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Better waste disposal system needed
Inquirer.netAugust 30, 2011

Some cities are using garbage for reclamation. And some use theirs for power generation, as is being done now, on a limited scale, in Antipolo where Metro Manila throws its trash. Biogas has long been with us but the government is not maximizing its ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Dog thefts on the rise: Steps you can take to keep your pet safe
Examiner.comAugust 17, 2011

First and foremost is having an identity microchip implanted in your dog's withers. Says Peterson: [W]e have seen recoveries of stolen pets because of their microchips which permanently identify them with their owners. A simple scan at the shelter or ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Illinois passes consumer protection laws
American City & CountyAugust 24, 2011

Illinois has passed new laws that increase penalties for financial exploitation of the elderly, protect consumers in the event of car dealership bankruptcy and create additional levels of security for personal information. Gov. ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Simon Schmidt Joins Chadbourne & Parke in Dubai
PR Newswire (press release)August 17, 2011

17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced that Simon Schmidt has joined the firm as international partner in the Dubai office. In his many years working in the Middle East, Mr. Schmidt has advised both ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Standard and Poor's Gets A New President
IT Business NetAugust 26, 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 »

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