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Donaldson Walsh Lawyers - Commercial Disputes & Insolvency
NewsMaker (press release)August 1, 2011

Adelaide's Donaldson Walsh Lawyers (DW) has welcomed three accomplished new recruits to a Commercial Disputes & Insolvency team that was already grabbing national attention. Liam McCusker, Mark Gowans and Sarah Annicchiarico previously comprised ...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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Asset Protection
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Samsung, Apple, SEC, Barclays, FDIC, JPMorgan in Court News
BusinessWeekAugust 26, 2011

Comscore, based in Reston, Virginia, compiles Internet traffic data from about 2 million consumers in 170 countries and then markets the information to financial analysts, advertising agencies and other businesses, according to its own website. ...more »

Persian wedding spread, where tradition meets desire
Tehran TimesAugust 27, 2011

... the mother-in-law) a day after the wedding. The groom goes to meet the mother of the bride at her house and offers his gratitude for the education and upbringing of the daughter. The mother of the bride then gives an expensive gift to the groom. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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St. Lawrence County to Consider Overriding Property Tax Cap
North Country Public RadioAugust 29, 2011

A new state law limited municipalities from raising the property tax by more than 2 percent a year. But Brother's says that's not enough. She says the county could cut all non-mandated services, such as alcohol and substance abuse programs, ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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There is no single power of attorney
News SentinelAugust 30, 2011

Q.: I read your article on a power of attorney. Doesn't the power terminate upon death of the principal? Then wouldn't the authority over the estate vest with the administrator or executor? -Robert, via email A.: There are many types of power of...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Mistaken gifts: Jersey court disagrees with <i>Pitt v Holt</i>
International Law OfficeAugust 18, 2011

The representor's evidence was that had she realised the true position, she would not have made the gifts into trust, but would have structured her affairs differently. The first step is to identify the law governing the gift or transfer, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Fashola signs Tenancy Bill
NEXTAugust 24, 2011

After suffering many setbacks occasioned by those against the passage of the Bill, notably the estate agents, the governor's assent was a long time coming. The most combative section of the law, while presenting a "big relief" to prospective tenants, ...more »

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