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Rural zoning regulations could change
AlbionnewsonlineFebruary 1, 2017

Boone County zoning regulations governing rural lot splits and setback requirements could be changing soon. In the meantime, the County Planning Commission Monday night approved a motion recommending a moratorium on all conditional use permits for ...more »

Renewed OFCCP Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form ...
The National Law ReviewFebruary 1, 2017

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that the Office of Management and Budget renewed the voluntary self-identification form for ...more »

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Family Law with a Personal Touch
Pasadena NowFebruary 21, 2017

Adoptions, divorces and deaths are all stressful times in a person's life which can be made worse by court battles and legal hassles. Family lawyers help people deal with the emotions and issues associated with these events so that they can continue ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Unqualified and Dangerous
U.S. News & World ReportFebruary 7, 2017

Thanks to Republican efforts to rush the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. secretary of education, far too little is known about her understanding of education law and policy, financial interests or agenda for ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Family and Divorce Law feature in Birmingham Post supplement
Birmingham PostFebruary 27, 2017

A special pullout supplement examines some of the key issues affecting what can be one of the most emotive areas of the legal profession. Claire Darley, from Birmingham Law Society, pens a foreword about pending changes to divorce laws which have ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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A Child Without Parents, A Decision Without Logic, And More Reasons Not To Like Russia
Above the LawFebruary 8, 2017

After years of struggling with infertility and unsuccessful treatments, two people who sound like they are probably very beautiful—Paradiso and Campanelli—turned to a Russian fertility clinic to conceive a child. Paradiso testified ... Ellen Trachman ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Willard P. Heddles (1942-2017)
Toledo BladeFebruary 3, 2017

The firm also offers custom metal fabrication and such products as sidearm and evidence lockers for law enforcement. “He spent a great deal of ... 20, 1942, in Delta, Colo. After mortuary school in San Francisco, he worked at a funeral home in Trinidad ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Indian regulations a pitfall for shippers
JOC.comFebruary 6, 2017

Dealing with different cultural expectations and complying with laws and regulations is a big task, so new entrants often partner with domestic companies that have the experience and expertise that newcomers lack. Still, choose your business partners ...more »

Name Changes
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Revoking or Modifying Your Will
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)February 13, 2017

Relationships with family, friends and even charities change all the time. At the time you initially create your estate plan, you may intend to leave specific property or assets to a certain individual. However, circumstances may change and you want to ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Domestic Violence incidents hours apart, lead to charges for Merrill men
MerrillfotonewsFebruary 6, 2017

Last Sunday night, officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance on Prospect Street. According to officer notes, while en route officers were advised 42-year-old Dan Trumblay had arrived at a residence intoxicated, was punching holes in walls ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Malcolm X's Letter From Mecca is a Paean to Bridge-Building with Islam
Signature ReadsFebruary 15, 2017

Former secretaries of the Nation's leader were filing paternity suits against him. And there were rumors that some Black Muslims wanted to assassinate Malcolm. It was time to get out of town. So Malcolm X took a trip to Mecca that would change his ...more »

Foster Care
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Court: Kentucky Must Pay Relatives Who Care for Foster Kids
WKU Public RadioFebruary 3, 2017

Dozens of counties in Kentucky are in need of volunteers to serve on foster care review boards. The boards consider the cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect, and abuse. State law mandates that there be at least three ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Victoria's Secrets: A new book by a neighbor – “Love & Money”
QNS.comFebruary 19, 2017

There are chapters on prenuptial, postnuptial and cohabitation agreements. In fact, I urge my friends who cohabitate to read the smart Judge Judy's book “What Would Judge Judy say?: Living Together with Benefits.” It seems to me this would make a great ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Activists cheer exit of Gambia leader, an anti-gay 'icon'
The RepublicFebruary 3, 2017

The women eventually were released, though two months later a friend with contacts in the government told Camara her name had shown up on a new state list of suspected gays and lesbians. Anticipating another run-in with authorities, Camara fled over ...more »

State Child Protection
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Lawmakers introduce bill for child sexual abuse task force
Bismarck TribuneFebruary 14, 2017

Marlys Baker, the administrator of child protection services for the Department of Human Services, said in an email that coordinating efforts and resources are important to prevent child sexual abuse. ... of the state Legislature, four members of the ...more »

Guardianship
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Sikeston woman fights to get mother out of a guardianship
KFVSFebruary 2, 2017

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -. The daughter of a Sikeston, Missouri woman who is fighting to get her mom out of a guardianship is taking her battle to Jefferson City. Teala Mainzer testified on Wednesday, February 1 before a Senate Committee on behalf of ...more »

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