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Census kicks off at malls without store owners
Jakarta PostOctober 1, 2011

However, when the nationwide census was officially launched at the Mangga Dua Square shopping center in Jakarta by Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo, Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo and Finance Ministry taxation director general Fuad Rahmany on Friday, ...more »

Batam requests use of Singaporean dollars
Jakarta PostOctober 1, 2011

Bank Indonesia's (BI) Batam branch head says that it is difficult to implement the currency law, especially with transactions in the industrial sector, due to Batam's proximity to neighboring countries like Singapore and Malaysia. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Futterman & Lanza, LLP Hosts Free Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars on ...
openPR (press release)October 7, 2011

(openPR) - SMITHTOWN, NY — The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP presents two free two-hour seminars which addresse the topics of elder law and estate planning. “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection” takes place October 26 at 400 West Main Street, ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Calgary man declared legal parent over biological father
Calgary HeraldOctober 24, 2011

I thus declare Mr. H. to be a legal parent of S.” The judge said, though, R. has been granted a declaration of guardianship and has all the rights and responsibilities that accompany such status. “Mr. H.'s application for guardianship remains pending ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Judge deals blow to Lynn's big box suit
Daily ItemOctober 5, 2011

Last February, the city filed a lawsuit centered on a planned development which includes construction of a Lowe's Home Improvement Center and the expansion of the existing Walmart store. According to court papers, the only count left from the 11-count ...more »

A challenge that fits 'Occupy Together' to a tea
Chicago Tribune (blog)October 6, 2011

It is my understanding that corporations then could no longer be sued, and that your grandma could be held liable for malfeasance and debt by the company, simply because she owns some of its stock in her IRA. I'm not anti-police, I'm anti-abuse of ...more »

Living Trusts
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A To-Do List for Estate Planning
AARP NewsOctober 19, 2011

Wills are essential, simple documents that everyone should have. Trusts can be drafted in addition to wills and serve more complex estate-planning needs. Property and other assets can be placed in the trust to shield them from taxes and from probate, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Law lets friends help put indigent dead to rest
Houston ChronicleOctober 2, 2011

Researchers try hard to find funds, using federal databases including Social Security and Veterans Administration, bank and insurance records, identification and any other federal forms of subsidy to help determine eligibility for a county ceremony. ...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 »

As criminal gangs get smarter, retailers find tools to fight back
Arizona RepublicOctober 1, 2011

Sometimes the merchandise is returned for gift cards that are resold through similar channels. Other times, the stolen goods are sold back to the retailers through crooked distributors. Retailers and law-enforcement agencies note that metro Phoenix is ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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UN chief pushes trust, green themes with lawmakers
KFVSOctober 16, 2011

... deported under new Ala. law BERN, Switzerland (AP) - The UN secretary-general has urged representatives of parliaments to confront staggering government deficits by building more trust with citizens and turning to cleaner energy sources. ...more »


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