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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Notifies Investors of Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Those Who Have ...
Yahoo FinanceFebruary 1, 2017

31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of ...more »

Martin graduates from telecommunications class
Blue Mountain EagleFebruary 1, 2017

... Training's 102nd Basic Telecommunications Class Jan. 27. The two-week course included emergency call handling techniques, stress management, civil liability, ethics, criminal law, overview of fire-rescue and law enforcement operations and other topics.more »

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Putin signs 'slapping law' decriminalizing minor domestic violence
The Week MagazineFebruary 8, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law decriminalizing some forms of domestic violence. The legislation, known as the "slapping law," downgrades a first offense of domestic violence that does not cause serious injury, making it just ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Huge crowd fills Muslim Educational Trust Center for Wednesday rally
Pamplin Media GroupFebruary 2, 2017

The MET forum, called "Understanding Justice and Equality for All Through the Strength of Law and Compassion," drew a capacity crowd that included Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle, who confirmed his commitment to making Beaverton a welcoming and ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Campaign to end Muslim divorce rite sparks debate in India about role of women
Frederick News Post (subscription)February 11, 2017

Shayara Bano's campaign to end the traditional "triple divorce" declaration that allows Muslim men to end marriages practice has energized a national debate about women's status in Islam and the contentious quest for a modern civil law in a country ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Marsidi-Spaduzzi
Paducah SunFebruary 12, 2017

She will complete a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Connecticut in June and then will continue with a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Emory University in Atlanta. Mr. Spaduzzi is the grandson of ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Roy Kliewer Feb. 8, 1949 - Jan. 17, 2017
The Clay County NewsFebruary 1, 2017

Roy worked for various farmers throughout his life and farmed with his son-in-law and grandson. He is survived by his wife, Helen of ... Visitation was after 5 p.m., Thursday at Metz Mortuary in Henderson and continued all day Friday. Roy's family will ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Lauderdale DA, Safeplace receive grants to combat domestic violence
Times DailyFebruary 7, 2017

“ADECA partners with law enforcement and nonprofit agencies across the state each year to help victims receive the professional assistance and the legal services they need to bring abusers to justice,” ADECA Director Jim Byard Jr. said. “I am proud of ...more »

Name Changes
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Local boxer Temple shows he can fight through setbacks
STLtoday.comFebruary 11, 2017

Formerly Lenroy “Cameron” Thompson, Awesome is four years older than Temple and considerably more experienced. When he wasn't busy changing his legal name, Awesome was a four-time U.S. national champ and three-time Golden Gloves champ as a ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Weirich: Domestic Violence impacts more than just victim
WMC Action News 5February 7, 2017

Domestic violence in a problem that resulted in many of the city's homicides in 2016. But, District Attorney Amy Weirich said her office has made steps to try and address that problem for one reason - the children. For those such as Lashara Simpson ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Ten years ago, Anna Nicole Smith died, yet her fame and legacy lives on
Chron.comFebruary 7, 2017

In 2015, Marshall's grandson, Preston, filed another suit to argue over how the estate should be distributed. Now in 2017, there are currently thee open cases over oil billionaire Marshall's estate in Wood's court and the judge, who's ready to retire ...more »

Foster Care
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Bill would let nonrelatives care for foster children
McClatchy Washington BureauFebruary 9, 2017

Matt Bevin's effort to overhaul the state's foster care and adoption system. It was a major focus of his State of the Commonwealth address on Wednesday. Bevin and his wife, Glenna, tried to adopt out of Kentucky's foster care system but were denied ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Williams Family Law Founder and Managing Partner Honored by ...
Satellite PR News (press release)February 15, 2017

Jeffrey M. Williams, Founder and Managing Partner of Williams Family Law, P.C., once again has been awarded the rank of AV Preeminent by ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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PG&E Named as One of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign – Achieves Perfect Score for 14
Business Wire (press release)February 21, 2017

... Electric Company (PG&E) was named as one of the best places to work in the U.S. by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest national civil rights organization working to achieve workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...more »

State Child Protection
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MAKING CENTS: Disinheriting your child's spouse
Dover PostFebruary 7, 2017

Furthermore, asset protection when it comes to leaving assets can protect beyond divorce, such as a major lawsuit against your child in-law or a major illness that may require substantial amounts of money. You shouldn't feel bad disinheriting your ...more »

Guardianship
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How do I resign my legal guardianship of my niece which was appointed by a
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)February 25, 2017

Q: I was given guardianship of my niece and no longer want it. I believe she is better with her mother and I want to give my sister back full guardianship of her child. A: I would consult with an attorney with whom you could share all the information ...more »

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