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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Man charged with homicide in death of baby sitter
Bloomington PantagraphFebruary 1, 2012

Prosecutors charged a Utah man Tuesday with child abuse homicide in the overdose death of his teenage baby sitter whose body was found in a shallow grave more than a month after she was reported missing. Suspect Eric Millerberg also faces charges of ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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Tiny demand from tenants as landlords still chase Olympic gold
Rentman SoftwareFebruary 7, 2012

Landlords hopeful of hitting gold in the Olympics by charging four times normal rents are continuing to inundate letting agents. Many are making it clear that they are prepared to turf out existing tenants in their pursuit of cashing in on the Games ...more »

Housing Discrimination
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KSN VIDEO: Salina Considering Changing Anti-Discrimination Policy
KSALFebruary 7, 2012

The ordinance would prohibit discrimination of gay, lesbian, or transgender residents in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations. Though it wasn't on their agenda, at a standing room only session on Monday Salinan Janice Norlin ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Burma – Last Business Frontier?
The DiplomatFebruary 2, 2012

Relations between Bangkok and its neighbors – Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Burma – are often stressed. Border disputes, Islamic militancy and transnational crimes like drug running and ethnic conflict are among the festering issues that dog diplomacy ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Many ways to help a pet adjust to new schedule
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleFebruary 2, 2012

You can ask for an additional deposit; you can set size restrictions; you can require that tenants walk their pets off the property and clean up after them. You can make these rules and enforce the requirement that the pet not annoy other tenants as ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Will Mold Remediation Professionals Have A Harder Time To Get Paid In 2012 ...
PR Web (press release)February 5, 2012

The added costs are creating a challenge for many mold professionals to get paid and complete projects correctly. announces a new technology which the company claims to remove at least one person in labor and cut material cost by 35% ...more »

Red-faced council admits error
Kilmarnock StandardFebruary 2, 2012

Shelter Scotland issued a strongly-worded statement after figures released by the Scottish Government appeared to show that the number of evictions carried out by the council had soared from 95 to 173 last year. Shelter Scotland director Graeme Brown ...more »


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