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CNPA attorney: City Council violated open meeting law
Patterson IrrigatorDecember 1, 2011

Councilwoman Annette Smith said a final decision had not been made regarding the hiring of Hallinan, because the council was in contract negotiations. The matter was part of talks and did not have to be revealed, she said. “It's an employment issue,” ...more »

Value Investing 8: Fishing In Shallow Waters
Seeking AlphaDecember 1, 2011

When I was practicing law, I had a case involving a large, complex and extremely expensive fishing vessel. It used advanced electronics to find and catch large quantities of fish and could travel far out in the ocean in search of ideal fishing grounds. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Fallen officers remembered at Project Blue Light ceremony in Bay City
The Saginaw News - MLive.comDecember 8, 2011

“We promise always to be there for the families,” said Washington, who now works in Corporate Asset and Executive Protection Services at Dow Chemical Co. Washington was a guest speaker for the 10th annual Project Blue Light held tonight at First ...more »

He murdered his enemies. Now from his cell, he's murdering British justice by ...
Daily MailDecember 12, 2011

Now, he spends 22 hours a day locked in a cell at Belmarsh, the maximum-security prison built to house IRA prisoners. He was moved there last year. Access to his cell in the Special Secure Unit is from a high-security airlock door, under the constant ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Dave Freed Announces for Attorney General
PoliticsPADecember 6, 2011

Freed said he would not participate in an investigation of his father in-law, and would instead assign a special, independent prosecutor to do the job. “I know the work of the charitable trust section – I don't believe anything will still be ongoing ...more »

Living Trusts
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People who attempted suicide as youths trace their recovery
Toronto StarDecember 3, 2011

And she sees a therapist she trusts who does “dialectical behavioural therapy,” which helps her find an emotional middle ground. “I can ride out really big feelings and not live in black and white. I can see there is a grey zone. ...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 »

Teachers weigh in on Ala. law that limits price on gifts from students
Pensacola News JournalDecember 9, 2011

But for the first time, Alabama teachers must decline any gifts worth more than $25. A new ethics law in Alabama limiting the dollar value of gifts to teachers makes a coffee mug, card or knickknack OK, but anything having more than "nominal value" is ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Six Attorneys Disbarred, 10 suspended by Supreme Court
Sunshine State News (blog)December 1, 2011

(Admitted to practice: 1990) McGraw was found in contempt for violating the terms of a December 2007 suspension and probation order, which required her to enter into a three-year rehabilitation contract with Florida Lawyers Assistance. ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Anniversary binds slain woman's kin
Press HeraldDecember 12, 2011

"My particular interest at this point in time is to see Akeem Cruz stay behind bars," said Meserve, who shares guardianship of Liliana, Waterman's daughter from an earlier relationship. Family members have said that Cruz and Waterman went to New York ...more »


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