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Court of appeals rules on ship construction contract dispute
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

"in the Brazilian legal framework there is no legal rule determining that the registration of the vessel construction contract with the respective Maritime Registration Office is a requirement for the validity thereof. The effect of its registration is ...more »

Local charity drops Catholic affiliation, will place kids with couples in ...
WPSD Local 6February 1, 2012

In June, Illinois lawmakers made it legal for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, meaning they have the same rights as married couples. That includes the ability to become foster parents. With the new law came the stipulation that any ...more »

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Age Discrimination
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The road to gay marriage in Washington state.
The Seattle TimesFebruary 14, 2012

Chris Gregoire signs gay-rights bill into law. The legislation adds the words "sexual orientation" to existing law that prohibits discrimination on basis of race, age, gender, disability, religion and marital status. July 2006: State Supreme Court, ...more »

Elder Care
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Helping your parents stay out of the nursing home
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 6, 2012

Taking care of business. Maybe it's time for you to take charge of your parents' finances — pay their bills, balance their checkbook. And it's important for them to consult an elder law specialist, Hyatt says. How they handle their assets can have ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Braun Kendrick names new managing partner
Midland Daily NewsFebruary 19, 2012

Dave is admitted to practice in all state courts in Michigan, the United States District Courts in Michigan (Eastern and Western Districts), and the United States Tax Court. Dave is a member of the Michigan State Bar, including the Business Law, ...more »


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