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Ex-Oxford tax collector charged with larceny
Ct PostDecember 1, 2011

"But a judge of the Superior Court has signed a warrant for her arrest, which would indicate he believes the tax collector committed the crime of embezzlement, that he believes that more likely than not the tax collector has committed the crime," he ...more »

Wal-Mart Waits With Carrefour as India Wins Instant Gain
BloombergDecember 1, 2011

States have a say in allotting licenses and West Bengal may not allow foreign investment in retailing, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in televised comments Nov. 28. Foreign firms “still need to be cautious about rushing in,” said Kantar's Roberts. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Canadian banks too small to copy?
Toronto StarDecember 5, 2011

As well, the recent Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010, adds a further layer of protection with the creation of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ...more »

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire speaks to MEMO about Palestine, political ...
Middle East MonitorDecember 1, 2011

That could have moved into solving the problem but sadly what happened is that we did not have real political leadership and the guns came into the situation with the IRA usurping the situation and saying, "the problem here is about Irish unity; ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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FOIA Documents Show FBI Illegally Collecting Intelligence Under Guise of ...
American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (press release)December 1, 2011

“The trust that community outreach efforts aim to create is undermined when the FBI exploits these programs to gather intelligence on the very members of the religious and community organizations agents are meeting with,” said Michael German, ...more »

Living Trusts
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Time for a Second Chance
Salt Lake City WeeklyDecember 28, 2011

Those first few weeks she seems perfect and then one day the honeymoon ends and suddenly it seems you're living with the devil in disguise. It can be incredibly frustrating, but remember behind that behavior could be a story of broken trust, ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Leagle.comDecember 5, 2011

It further provided that the instrument was to be construed and interpreted as a general durable power of attorney and that the "enumeration of specific powers herein is not intended to, nor does it, limit or restrict the general powers herein granted ...more »

Estate Administration
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Davis & Kuelthau, sc: Welcomes experienced trust and estate attorney
Wisbusiness.comDecember 9, 2011

He earned his JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his BA from the University of Wisconsin. As an active member of the professional community, Drought has served as president of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Council and chair and director ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Huntsman vows to fix 'trust deficit' during Portsmouth visit
Seacoastonline.comDecember 1, 2011

PORTSMOUTH — Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman on Thursday continued his push to produce supporters during a visit to a Middle Street law office. With little more than a month until the New Hampshire presidential primary ...more »

Read the Fine Print Before You Buy Gift Cards
South SourceDecember 2, 2011

The Credit CARD Act of 2009 gives consumers more protection from hidden fees or expiration dates associated with gift cards. A lot of consumers find it easier to buy gift cards to give as holiday gifts, but are hesitant to do so, as they fear hidden ...more »


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