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Many of state's Friendly's franchises won't be hurt by bankruptcy
Danbury News TimesOctober 1, 2011

While unlikely to threaten their ice cream places, customers and business experts saw the potential bankruptcy as an indication of the economy's state. "You'd think a place like this would be OK with its moderate prices," Furrer said. ...more »

Solyndra Needs Trustee for Bankruptcy, US Lawyer Says
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

If US Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath refuses to appoint a trustee, she should convert the case to a liquidation under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, the US Trustee said. The case is In re Solyndra LLC 11-12799, US Bankruptcy Court, ...more »

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Asset Protection
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'Ineffective' gift duty ends
Taranaki Daily NewsOctober 2, 2011

This farmer will have to be thinking on how far he wants to go and how he'll restructure the asset ownership." He pointed out there were also issues around protecting assets in the event of any legal action encountered by professionals such as a ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Upcoming power of attorney Florida law update webinar for pro bono attorneys
Jacksonville Daily RecordOctober 10, 2011

Morgan's lectures are clear and concise as he explains the likely pitfalls and proper ways of dealing with changes in Florida law. Morgan has written numerous articles and conducted seminars on real property, probate and estate-planning issues. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Analysis: Is campaigning alive and well?
Third SectorOctober 4, 2011

The Charity Commission's document CC9, Speaking Out: Guidance on Campaigning and Political Activity by Charities, published in March 2008, makes it clear that charitable organisations are within their rights to "campaign for a change in the law, ...more »

Get the gag taken off Gay Mitchell and let him at it
Irish IndependentOctober 2, 2011

First, does O'Rourke believe that Norris's letters, even if they contain controversial views on the age of consent, can be equated, on any moral plane, with the alleged crimes committed by Martin McGuinness whose IRA killed 1771 civilians? ...more »

Living Trusts
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Ngati Porou drafts local fishing rules
Waatea NewsOctober 12, 2011

Agnes Walker says six of the seven Takutai Kaitiaki Trusts covering the 48 hapu are up and running. She says many whanau still rely on the sea for their daily sustenance. “If all the whanau that are living in Whareponga can just go and get their kai ...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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HICA clears fears and rumors about immigration law
WBRCOctober 4, 2011

HICA wants people to know the facts about the law and their rights so they don't live in fear. Jeremy Love with HICA says he's been helping clients preparing for the possibility of deportation. Jeremy Love said, "If something were to happen to them ...more »

Democrats Ramp Up Calls For Ethics Probe Of Clarence Thomas
Huffington PostOctober 5, 2011

... as required by law," reads the letter to House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and ranking member John Conyers (D-Mich.). "In addition, news reports indicate that Justice Thomas may have also failed to report gifts from wealthy supporters ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Court of Protection Update (October 2011)
Family Law WeekOctober 2, 2011

If a solicitor acting for the Official Solicitor discusses the case with a joint expert orally or in writing the instructing parties should be provided with a copy of that communication or attendance note of that conversation. ...more »


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