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Germany returns stolen Namibian skulls
Sky News AustraliaOctober 1, 2011

Researchers determined the region from which the skulls came as well as the sex and age of the victims but say there is no hope of learning their identity or cause of death. The Namibian representatives will return home on Tuesday with a memorial ...more »

Nik Aziz adamant hudud will rule Kelantan
Free Malaysia TodayOctober 1, 2011

... PAS by accusing it of neglecting its Islamic agenda and pandering to its non-Muslim Pakatan Rakyat partners. Making matters worse was former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's recent challenge to Nik Aziz to go ahead and implement the hudud law. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Limited Liability Company May Protect Your Assets from Creditors - Careful ...
JD Supra (press release)October 5, 2011

Under Arizona law, your personal creditors may not be able to seize your membership interest in the LLC, which will be discussed in detail in this article. Additionally, there are substantive matters to consider before your LLC is structured that could ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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How will immigration law effect students?
News CourierOctober 2, 2011

He said some parents have drawn up power of attorney documents to ensure their children could stay with legal guardians should one or both parents be deported or forced to leave. “A lot of people would call me and ask how to get (a power of attorney),” ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Promoting the protection of the rhino
The ZimbabweanOctober 8, 2011

The theme of the day was Save our Heritage! and the initiative was pioneered by the Tikki Hywood Trust, a non-profit charitable organisation offering a fresh and positive contribution to Zimbabwean conservation. Impromptu performances by musician and ...more »

Ex-Miss Iceland turned in Whitey Bulger
AFPOctober 10, 2011

... murdered mob rivals, potential witnesses and others who threatened him, prosecutors accuse him of a crime spree spanning into the 1990s that included extortion, money laundering and, at one point, running guns to Northern Ireland's IRA militants. ...more »

Living Trusts
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American Realty Capital Receives the President's Award from Real Estate ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 19, 2011

Other ARC sponsored REITs include American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, focused primarily on medical office buildings, hospitals, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities; American Realty Capital Trust III, the successor to ...more »

Estate Administration
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Green Buildings: Bonafide Buzz or Balderdash?
ForbesOctober 3, 2011

Many folks in the commercial real-estate business seem to believe that green buildings are the real deal. The theory seems to be that green-buildings are gradually becoming an informal factor in the equally informal grading systems used to evaluate the ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Next stop Kuwait for local Guard
Weakley County PressOctober 1, 2011

The medical portion dealt with ensuring there were no major issues with the soldier's overall readiness for deployment, while the administrative part consisted of ensuring the soldier had a power of attorney, if needed, to ensure “that the harder job ...more »

Edwards lawyer leaves defense team
News & ObserverOctober 11, 2011

RALEIGH -- Wade Smith, the courtly Raleigh lawyer known by many as the dean of the defense bar, is bowing out of the criminal case against John Edwards. His exit comes after prosecutors raised questions about a ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Tennessee governor refuses to disclose any personal income
Knoxville News SentinelOctober 9, 2011

No law requires disclosure of income tax returns, but Haslam's refusal to do so during the gubernatorial campaign broke a long tradition of governors disclosing their returns voluntarily. Republican governors including Lamar Alexander and Don Sundquist ...more »


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