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LS Power Completes Financing for West Deptford Energy Station
PR Newswire (press release)December 1, 2011

LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a proven track record of successful development activities, operations management and commercial execution. LS Power has been involved in the development, construction, or operations of over ...more »

Connecticut Man Sentenced for Role in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
LoanSafeDecember 1, 2011

... Insurance Corporation, Office of Inspector General; and State of Connecticut Department of Banking. To report financial fraud crimes, and to learn more about the President's Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, please visit »

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Asset Protection
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Reduce lawsuit risks, maximize tax liabilities of owning real estate
ModernMedicineDecember 1, 2011

The types of real estate we are referring to include rental residential or commercial properties, the practice building, or even raw land. The merits of real estate as an asset class are beyond the scope of this article, but the structure to most ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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McCready's ex says she's pushing luck over son
The Associated PressDecember 2, 2011

The boy was living with McCready's mother, who was awarded guardianship in 2007. McCready says her son has suffered abuse at her mother's house; her mother, Gayle Inge, denies the abuse allegations. "Once the child is located, we will pick him up and ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Univ. of Texas professor wants creationist group off charities list
Texas WatchdogDecember 1, 2011

There is Planned Parenthood and the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund and even something called Population Connection, working to stabilize population growth to “achieve a sustainable balance of people.” A state employee can further the ...more »

Sharon Hinojosa Sentenced: Michigan Mother Convicted Of Killing Kids Gets Life
Huffington PostDecember 1, 2011

Lawyer Ira Harris, reading a statement on behalf of Anthony's grandparents, said the boy often talked about being old enough to ride a bus to school. "Even wild animals would go to great lengths to protect their young," Harris said.more »

Living Trusts
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Here's why you should have confidence in trusts
USA TodayDecember 10, 2011

If the assets are in, a revocable living trust at the time of your death, your family can avoid this process. The probate fees may not be a big a deal for some, but for a modest estate, probate fees can have a drastic impact on the family, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Estate Planning Attorneys of James F. Roberts & Associates Improve Website to ...
PR Web (press release)December 6, 2011

Website visitors learn how the experienced elder law attorneys at the Law Office of James F. Roberts & Associates can assist them with estate planning and administration, as well as long-term care planning. The firm has developed a reputation for ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Collective Investment Schemes: Ponzis and PMSs?
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazineDecember 12, 2011

... day-trading and speculation by offering margin funding or leverage to the tune of 20 to 30 times the value of shares held in his demat account (which is opened in the brokerage firm with a power-of-attorney giving it complete access to the shares). ...more »

iPads Will Be Rare Gifts For Kids This Holiday Season
Business 2 CommunityDecember 2, 2011

I made a visit to see my sister, brother-in-law, niece, and nephews over the Thanksgiving weekend, and while I was there, it didn't take long for the kids to tell me all about what they've put on their ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Parnell, Egan oppose UI rate hikes
Juneau EmpireDecember 6, 2011

The governor said the laws governing the unemployment insurance program requiring both additional payments into the trust fund and rate increases next year need revision. The increase is estimated to cost Alaska employers and employees an additional ...more »


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