Trusts & Estate Planning News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in August, 2011

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Lawyer Snapshot: George Gabel Jr.
Jacksonville Daily RecordAugust 1, 2011

Professional Organizations: American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; American Bar Association, fellow, TIPS Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, former chair, and Media Law and Defamation Tort Committee, former chair; American Counsel Association, ...more »

A Thumbnail Sketch of the Lemon Law
Huffington Post (blog)August 1, 2011

These cars are "Lemons" and are the subject of "Lemon Laws" in all fifty states. While everyone is familiar with the concept of the lemon automobile, not everyone is so clear on the law. Most people don't worry all that much about it until they find ...more »

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Estate Administration
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Biz Buzz for Aug. 29, 2011
Duluth News TribuneAugust 29, 2011

Burns continues to function as general counsel for media companies, primarily in the areas of contract, employment and benefit issues, and libel and privacy matters. William Burns was selected to the Top 100 list. He handles private and public ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Former Crawford County prosecutor Jimmie Montgomery was ordered by a judge ...
Louisville Courier-JournalAugust 31, 2011

Montgomery remains suspended from practicing law, according to state records, but he was listed in good standing when he took the guardianship matter to court two years ago. Brian Chastain of Corydon, who represents the Montgomerys, said Suddarth, 80, ...more »

Ask Amy: Girlfriend knows coercion is unacceptable
Washington PostAugust 24, 2011

Her husband wants to give his future daughter-in-law a summer dress and a coral necklace as an engagement gift. My friend thinks this is not appropriate -- such personal gifts should come from her and not from her husband. ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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SEC considers changing exemption status for some REITs
Housing WireAugust 31, 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission could close the exemption status real estate investment trusts have from the Investment Company Act when pooling and selling mortgage-backed securities. Passed in 1940, the Investment Company Act...more »

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