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Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

Family Law News and Stories

Family law Judge Diane Altamirano seeks re-election
Imperial Valley PressFebruary 1, 2012

A native of Brawley, Altamirano was a general law practitioner exclusively in the Imperial Valley for 30 years before her appointment. She hears family law cases. Prior to her appointment, Altamirano served 12 years as the Superior Court's self-help ...more »

Guardianship
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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Grant helps Legal Aid clients
Press-EnterpriseFebruary 6, 2012

BY LORA HINES Attorney Josefina Valdez spent about an hour writing the petition and completing a stack of paperwork that Gloria Borders needs to get guardianship of her 5-year-old grandson. Borders, of San Bernardino, said she sought free help from ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Divorce workshop for women
Marinscope Community NewspapersFebruary 1, 2012

A panel of experts will provide in-depth information on ways to best navigate the legal system and create a solid financial plan. The Feb. 6 workshop is “You, Your Money and Your Soon-to-Be Ex.” The Feb. 13 workshop is “You, Your Soon-to-Be Ex and the ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Law allowing schools to deny enrollment to students expelled from other ...
Wisconsin State JournalFebruary 2, 2012

Jeffrey Spitzer-Resnick, an attorney with Disability Rights Wisconsin. said his organization disapproves of the expulsion law, which has been on the books since 1997. The state constitution guarantees a free education to all students between the ages ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Survey notes trends in sex among female adolescents
Windy City TimesFebruary 8, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers have conducted the NSFG seven times since 1973, gathering information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health.more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Gay marriage in Washington creates personal divide
Mid Columbia Tri City HeraldFebruary 5, 2012

But soon, Washington likely will confirm in law what Gettmann, 69, and Frisch, 71, already know in their hearts. They are one of almost 10000 couples registered as domestic partners whose relationships will be re-defined as marriage under a bill ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Amazon to SC customers: Don't forget sales tax
Greenville NewsFebruary 1, 2012

We're working on the following obituaries for Thursday morning's newspaper: Louise Francis Howard of Greenville (Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown); Joe A. Ivester of Greenville (Robinson Funeral Home); Earnest J. Sloan Jr. of Simpsonville (Watkins, ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Special prosecutor named in commissioner's domestic violence case
The Augusta ChronicleFebruary 3, 2012

By Susan McCord An Atlanta lawyer for the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia has been named special prosecutor in the domestic violence case against Augusta Commission member Alvin Mason. The office of state Attorney General Sam Olens reported ...more »

Name Changes
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Edwards treasurer never saw 2011 campaign reports
Austin American-StatesmanFebruary 16, 2012

Read more about the change here. By MICHAEL BIESECKER The Associated Press RALEIGH, NC — The treasurer for John Edwards' 2008 presidential bid says the campaign has been electronically signing his name to federal spending reports without his knowledge ...more »

Foster Care
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Report shows at least 5100 children of detained immigrants were in the US ...
Daily MailFebruary 3, 2012

Ms Jimenez's son and three daughters, meanwhile, are living in foster care in Phoenix, and are awaiting possible adoption. 'As outlined in the agency's June 2010 Civil Enforcement Priorities memo, ICE will typically not detain individuals who are the ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Paternity suit against Tiwari: Court gets DNA report
TwoCircles.netFebruary 15, 2012

The test was ordered in the paternity suit filed by Shekhar against the Congress leader claiming that Tiwari was his biological father. Justice Khetrapal asked Tiwari's counsel to file his response by March 30 to the contempt plea of Shekhar for ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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LGBT voters care that we may have a gay or lesbian mayor
LGBT WeeklyFebruary 2, 2012

That's right; back to an environment where gay and lesbian soldiers serve from the closet. They each support a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman. Will Dumanis, DeMaio or Fletcher stump with the ...more »

State Child Protection
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WA has country's highest rate of child sexual abuse
inmycommunityFebruary 6, 2012

By Aleisha Orr, Canning Times An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, Child Protection Australia 2010-11, released last month revealed the number of substantiated cases of sexual abuse against children had risen. The total was 431 cases, ...more »

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