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US Federal Contractor Registration Helps Contractors Find FEMA Contracts (press release)October 1, 2011

Doing so can result in being awarded a contract on the spot. In order to be considered eligible for any federal contracts, vendors must have a DUNS number and have completed their CCR registration and ORCA. For FEMA contracts, businesses must also ...more »

Federal disability benefits could end for as many as 700 resident immigrants
Minnesota Public RadioOctober 1, 2011

The total number of state residents affected by the cutoff of Social Security disability benefits will grow to more than 700, said Immigrant Law Center executive director John Keller. The recipients are not US citizens, and had been granted benefits ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Debt, Consumer Protection and Middle Class Wealth Building
New America Foundation (blog)October 5, 2011

Those were the topics on tap at yesterday's Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection hearing. As I mentioned yesterday, our own Ray Boshara (well, he's not all ours anymore) was on a crowded but extremely ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Marriage with minor girl voidable: court
The HinduOctober 4, 2011

This was in view of the implied repealing of section 6 (c) of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act. As per the provision, in the case of a married minor girl, the husband should be the natural guardian. Impliedly the provision stood repealed by the ...more »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 »

PORTAGE PATHWAYS: Brady Spiritualist leader met a mysterious death in 1898
Ravenna Record CourierOctober 9, 2011

Undertaker Ira L. Herriff “shipped what little was left of the body” to Sandusky, where Captain Lee's family was buried, the Courier reported. The Lake Brady Spiritualist Association maintained a presence in the lakefront area for nearly 90 years after ...more »

Living Trusts
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Equity Residential 3Q Net Jumps On Asset Sales, Higher Rent
Wall Street JournalOctober 26, 2011

Results have broadly improved at most multifamily housing real-estate investment trusts as a slowly growing economy boosts rental rates and cuts down on vacancies. The company has continued whittling its exposure to markets such as Michigan to focus on ...more »

Estate Administration
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Do I need to have a Jamaican will to dispose of J'can assets?
Jamaica GleanerOctober 17, 2011

5 Before resealing the grant of probate or letters of administration, the Supreme Court will ensure that estate duty has been paid (in the case of probate) or security is provided for estate duty to be paid (in the case of letters of administration) ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Man accused of swiping $100-K from his granny
Sun-Sentinel (blog)October 5, 2011

Detectives say Leach gained Power of Attorney over his 84-year-old granny's accounts in 2010 and soon started leeching off of her savings, spending some of her money at bars, restaurants, hotels, theme parks, airfare, and recently bought a $14000 ...more »

SFO concerned at complaints over gift incentives, lawyer tells
Out-Law.comOctober 7, 2011

The companies claim that they have been left at a competitive disadvantage by UK and non-UK firm who have rewarded employees of foreign clients with gifts such as laptops and iPads, according to Barry Vitou, anti-corruption law expert at Pinsent Masons ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Land Trust Finds Alternative 2nd + PCH Plan
Patch.comOctober 4, 2011

But in its present state, it would require changing a land use law to allow up to eight more stores to be built – also more studies on air quality and traffic levels at 25 intersections throughout Long Beach. The Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust is ...more »


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