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Toothache lawsuit may stifle medical gag orders
msnbc.comDecember 1, 2011

Lawyers for Robert Lee, 42, this week asked a New York federal court to declare that dentist Stacy Makhnevich's contract, which effectively attempts to gag patient reviews, is unethical, invalid and illegal. Within hours, the complaint filed by the ...more »

Las Vegas man indicted in sports betting investigation
Las Vegas Review-JournalDecember 1, 2011

A Las Vegas area man tied to the sports betting operation ACME Group Trading has been indicted on charges of violating federal currency transaction laws. Robert Walker, 43, was charged with four counts of causing a financial institution ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Prosecuting Wall Street
CBS NewsDecember 5, 2011

But Eileen Foster has never been asked - and never spoken to the Justice Department - even though she was Countrywide's executive vice president in charge of fraud investigations. At the height of the housing bubble, Countrywide Financial was the ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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UN: Israel Discriminates Against Divorced Fathers, Children
Israel News AgencyDecember 6, 2011

"The Committee recommends that the State party amend the Capacity and Guardianship Law so that custody of children up to the age of six is not always given to mothers, and ensure that child support awards do not lead to an inadequate standard of living ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Legitimate charity or scam? State's website can help donors
New Philadelphia Times ReporterDecember 5, 2011

The AG's charitable registration search, Wilson said, “will give people an avenue to check whether they're legitimate or not.” The AG Office's Charitable Law Section recently updated the registration process for charitable trusts in Ohio to an online ...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 »

Living Trusts
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Take Steps to Ensure Legacy
Memphis Daily NewsDecember 9, 2011

These are often set up as revocable living trusts. While I agree with Mr. Franklin that nothing is as certain as death, you don't have to leave your whole life's earnings to the discretion of the state. If you take these steps, you can make sure your ...more »

Estate Administration
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RUMC names new executive VP
SILive.comDecember 11, 2011

Miss DeMario is currently employed at the law firm of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, St. George, and is the firm's newest associate in the Elder Law and Estates section. She specializes in Medicaid planning and applications, estate planning, estate probate ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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'I was unaware the buyer was Big B till day of registration'
Ahmedabad MirrorDecember 2, 2011

What he didn't know was that Yadav was Amitabh Bachchan's representative who had been given a power of attorney to buy property in Gujarat. According to Gamara, a resident of Gajraj Society in Chandlodia, Yadav bought the 23169 sq m of land in Shahpur ...more »

Springfield law firm Alekman DiTusa contributes $250 to Toy for Joy
MassLive.comDecember 4, 2011

23 to bring toys and gifts to children in need this holiday season. Alekman DiTusa's $250 check is part of $1886 in recent contributions to Toy for Joy. Those contributions from readers of The Republican and tally to $8184, leaving $141816 ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Milton Hershey School speaks to CBS 21 regarding lawsuit
CBS 21December 1, 2011

The School was created pursuant to a Deed of Trust established by Milton and Catherine Hershey for the purpose of educating children from families of low income, limited resources and social need. In accordance with its governing Trust documents, ...more »


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