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How to revise your company's health care strategy in an age of uncertainty
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

... so much stress that employees often use the Federal Medical Leave Act to take time off and are less productive when they finally return to work. Savvy employers are starting to understand the connection between work-related absences, family issues, ...more »

How to ensure your electronic information will be ready for litigation
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

The process of discovery — when the parties involved in litigation exchange information relevant to the case — has adapted to fit the way business is done today. Is your company ready for e-discovery? “Times have changed,” says Melissa Evans, ...more »

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Asset Protection
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New Jersey Estate Planning Attorney Reminds Families About Estate Planning ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)October 11, 2011

Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2011 – “National Estate Planning Awareness Week” October 17-23 reminds individuals and their families about the importance of planning for long-term decisions and asset protection. ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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'It's a no-win situation'
The Decatur DailyOctober 9, 2011

Sanchez said he knows of many Hispanic parents who have filed legal papers to establish guardianship of their children with friends in case they are deported. They have obtained passports for their children who were born in the US and have citizenship. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Defeating Islamism at Home
Family Security MattersOctober 4, 2011

Let's trust the ever-untrustworthy, self-serving politicians to deal with the political conundrum. In other words, in their for-sale-hands they are bound to make matters politically worse. And the effete academes can sit in their ivory tower offices; ...more »

Son of IRA victim calls Irish candidate a liar
CBS NewsOctober 10, 2011

You're a liar," Kelly said, adding: "I want you to get your comrades who committed this crime to hand themselves in." When McGuinness said he couldn't help him, Kelly said Ireland couldn't experience true reconciliation until people involved in past ...more »

Living Trusts
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Key Questions for Your Legacy Conversation
Morningstar.comOctober 7, 2011

For people with extensive assets, you may need to draft proper documents such as a living trust. The major details of your legacy plan should be worked out before you instruct the lawyer on your intentions. Questions will arise. ...more »

Estate Administration
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Appleby appoints Schrum head of private client and trusts
Royal GazetteOctober 10, 2011

She regularly speaks at trust conferences and is an active contributor to trust law journals and the wider press on estate planning topics. Ms Schrum is a member of STEP Bermuda and was on the committee of the STEP Bermuda branch for three years. ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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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 »

Overhaul municipal conflict rules, inquiry head urges
Toronto StarOctober 3, 2011

He also recommended clear guidelines set out for the improper use of influence, gifts and benefits as well as how municipal politicians deal with lobbyists. He also proposed the creation of a permanent office of the integrity commissioner, ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Healthcare costs to rise $15K per family.
Manteca Bulletin (blog)October 2, 2011

The health law enacted last year accounts for 1 to 2 percentage points of the premium increases in 2011, said Drew Altman, chief executive officer of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Other contributors include higher medical prices and insurers raising ...more »


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