Elder Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in February, 2012

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Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

TripAdvisor rebuked over 'trust' claims on review site
BBC NewsFebruary 1, 2012

TripAdvisor has been ordered to rewrite some of its marketing claims by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority. The ruling follows complaints by hotels that the site had said that its holiday reviews could be "trusted". The ASA said it was concerned ...more »

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Age Discrimination
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Medford resident promoted to partner at Boston law firm
Wicked LocalFebruary 5, 2012

Stewart will continue to focus her civil litigation practice in the areas of construction law, employment law, professional liability and business litigation. She has been named a “Rising Star” (a distinction reserved for attorneys under the age of ...more »

Elder Care
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Bellingham residents asked to search property for signs of missing man
Bellingham HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

BELLINGHAM - Police are asking residents of west Bellingham to check their property for any trace of a tribal elder who went missing more than 10 days ago in downtown Bellingham. Robert D. "Bobby" Johnson, 72, was last seen more than a week ago in the ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Betting On A Roth Conversion
Financial-Planning.comFebruary 1, 2012

By Allan Roth Long ago, there wasn't much that planners had to worry about as far as taxes except for lawmakers changing tax law. Now we have to worry that, if Congress does nothing, taxes will jump in 2013. In these financially tumultuous times, ...more »


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