Real Estate Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in November, 2011

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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

The Art of Flight giveaway
ESPNNovember 1, 2011

To do so, send an email to with your address change. 12. System Malfunctions. Additional entries beyond the specified limit from any one person, household or email address will be void. The name of the "authorized account holder" ...more »

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Building Codes
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PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly only firm in US to receive mining law recognition
West Virginia RecordNovember 3, 2011

... Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Tax Law, Water Law and Workers' Compensation Law - Employers. ...more »

Industrial Development Issues
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Bridget Di Certo and Chhay Channyda
Phnom Penh PostNovember 2, 2011

“Children work with dangerous pesticides and chemicals in agriculture and often with dangerous machinery in industrial production,” the ITUC's report says. “The scope of the Labour Law does not cover all working children, and the law is not adequately ...more »

Commercial Real Estate
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Barnes, Alford, Stork & Johnson, LLP Attorney Alan J. Reyner Selected as ...
PR Web (press release)November 2, 2011

Alan J. Reyner has been selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as a Midlands Legal Elite in the tax law category. Mr. Reyner's selection was published in the magazine's October 2011 issue. A reception was held at Saluda River Club's Chickawa ...more »

Mechanic's Liens
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Donation process nears end
Northwest HeraldNovember 10, 2011

The property was tangled in a lawsuit with a tenant and had a number of liens against it, holding up the donation for months. Mechanics' liens, which typically are issued for unpaid construction or renovation work, were bought by the city. ...more »

4 million American homeowners who were foreclosed upon in 2009 and 2010 will ...
Washington PostNovember 1, 2011

About 2.4 million primary mortgages were in foreclosure at the end of last year. Another 2 million were 90 days or more past due, putting them at serious risk of foreclosure. The other lenders and service providers cited by the agencies include: Ally ...more »

Construction Contracts & Disputes, Boundaries
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Cherokee County passes aquatic center; BOC also hears 1st reading of new ...
Marietta Daily JournalNovember 16, 2011

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night unanimously approved awarding a construction services contract to New South Construction Company Inc. to build the proposed aquatic center for $16 million. ...more »

Reits And Limited Partnerships
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Pointer, Through its Subsidiary Shagrir, Establishes a Limited Partnership for ...
PR Newswire (press release)November 7, 2011

As part of the transaction TMC will transfer its activities to a limited partnership to be jointly established by Shagrir and TMC, which will provide advanced technological solutions for the management, control and collection of travel fares from taxi ...more »

Construction Litigation
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Lawmakers study repeal of state 'no-fault' divorce laws
Tulsa BeaconNovember 3, 2011

Oklahoma's family law is dangerously failing the children it is supposed to protect, leading some lawmakers to consider reform of both divorce statutes and the foster-care system, according to State Rep. Mark McCullough, R-Sapulpa. ...more »

Residential Real Estate
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Marcus considers residential component for The Corners
Milwaukee Small Business TimesNovember 9, 2011

Seigle Cabinet Center is leasing back a portion of the building following the sale. The remaining portion of the building is being leased to Bucher Hydraulics. Zilber Property Group, the trade name under which Zilber Ltd. markets its commercial...more »

Eminent Domain
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State high court considers future of redevelopment agencies
Los Angeles TimesNovember 10, 2011

The California Legislature created redevelopment agencies in 1945, permitting cities and counties to carve out districts for new development and giving them the power to obtain property by eminent domain, purchase or lease. As the percentage of public ...more »

Restrictive Covenant Injunctions
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Henderson's first internist was basically run out of town
Evansville Courier & PressNovember 20, 2011

"This case has given the Court much concern for several reasons," Simpson wrote, "one being that I am personally opposed to these restrictive covenants in employment contracts and feel that they should be unlawful, as they are in some states. ...more »

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Breaking Down the GTA V Trailer
Patch.comNovember 8, 2011

While they may be simply showing economic decay to reflect reality, my gut's telling me it will be a major story-driver, with possibly even a foreclosure or lost job being the inciting incident that leads us (back?) to a life of crime. ...more »

Title Litigation
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Are city's pot co-ops still legal?
Record-Searchlight (blog)November 1, 2011

The closed-session agenda for tomorrow night's City Council meeting includes some discussion of "significant exposure to litigation": Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(3)(A): CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED ...more »

Hotel Reit Practice
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Sabra Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results; Announces Acquisition; Declares ... (press release)November 2, 2011

... Care REIT, Inc. logo is available at Statements made in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking" statements (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of ...more »

Zoning Regulations, Land Use
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Historical Preservation Draws Crowd To Pittsford Meeting
13WHAM-TVNovember 2, 2011

To address this concern, Pittsford's town board is proposing a host of changes to zoning regulations including codes that consider surrounding homes (context-based zoning) and a defined set of standards from which developers and homeowners can work off ...more »


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