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EPA Proposes Stricter Rules For Ship Ballast Water
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

Schwarzman Cites Profitable Ventures in Backing Romney
BusinessWeekDecember 1, 2011

He later apologized for the comparison while maintaining his criticism of the tax proposal. Obama, who has the backing of organized labor, has criticized the financial industry for its opposition to tougher regulations and has called for the wealthy to ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Chicago Litigation Lawyer From Peck Bloom Helps Raise $50000 Toward Research ...
Free Press Release Center (press release)December 5, 2011

Peck Bloom, LLC is a unique, boutique Chicago law firm that provides excellent representation in a variety of areas including probate litigation, guardianship litigation, trust litigation, administration of estates and trusts, elder law, estate...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Leagle.comDecember 1, 2011

In this guardianship proceeding, appellants were appointed the guardians of three children after their mother died in 2005; their father was imprisoned for her death. The three children are ZW (male, born in January 1999), MW (female, born in October ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Powerball Winners Swear to Be Trust's Only Members
ABC NewsDecember 6, 2011

"This affidavit is made to the Connecticut Lottery Corporation with the understanding that is it is relying thereon in determining that no ineligible person, as defined under all applicable law, rules and/or regulations, is a lifetime beneficiary of ...more »

Deportations tear some families apart
USA TodayDecember 5, 2011

She talks at least once a day to her family in Oregon. She is hoping a miracle will allow her to return to the United States and her family, though Ghio says her legal chances are slim, and that barring a waiver or change in the law, or marriage to a ...more »

Living Trusts
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Pilot badger culls are a mistake - Wildlife Trusts
Wildlife ExtraDecember 18, 2011

The Wildlife Trusts call on the Government to put biosecurity and vaccination at the centre of efforts to tackle this disease and avoid wasting more time and money on a badger cull. Paul Wilkinson, Head of Living Landscape for The Wildlife Trusts, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Trusts and Estates Attorney Christopher D. Carico Selected For Best Lawyers in ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 21, 2011

A partner in Carico Johnson Tomey LLP ( ), Mr. Carico provides estate planning for high net worth clients, trust and estate administration, trust and estate litigation, representation of ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Streets Smarts: DMV offers help to understand rules on the power of attorney
Santa Cruz SentinelDecember 5, 2011

In the midst of circling the wagons to take care of his affairs before his death, power of attorney was assigned to one of his nieces. Among our tasks, was to find the titles to his van, car and boat so they could be sold to cover granddad's expenses. ...more »

Law enforcement communication center topic of discussion -12/6/2011, 10:32 AM
Hays Daily NewsDecember 6, 2011

By DAWNE LEIKER At Monday evening's regular Ellis County Commission meeting, questions about how best to reorganize the law enforcement center's communication center were raised. Ellis County Administrator Greg Sund reviewed a communications center ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Law not sacred
News & ObserverDecember 2, 2011

We get married in the eyes of God sacredly and then run to the law when we decide marriage is no longer sacred. Marriage and divorce are the law, but the law is not sacred. It is man-made. Sacredness is up to the individuals involved. ...more »


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