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Sac State awaits rest of $10 million pledge from Alex Spanos
Capitol WeeklyOctober 1, 2011

Nava cited California law around the Public Records Act, noting that a government organization can withhold such information, but must provide a written justification. "We will not discuss donor agreements," Nava said via email. "Confidentiality of ...more »

Police seize truck, collect DNA to connect Vargas to Moore homicide
Northwest Cable NewsOctober 1, 2011

by & Katie Utehs SPOKANE-- Police have named Derrick Vargas, a registered sex offender, as a suspect in the Evon Moore homicide. Vargas has a history of sexual assault dating back to his teen years. He is the prime suspect in two violent ...more »

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Asset Protection
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RTS Offers Services to Support New Swap Execution Facilities as Dodd-Frank Act...
PR Newswire (press release)October 3, 2011

CHICAGO, Oct., 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has spawned the creation of regulated Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs) that must capture trades electronically and offer central clearing of ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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So what is Child Custody Anyway? (press release)October 24, 2011

Essentially child custody means legal authority over a child, it is called guardianship, a person who has custody has legal responsibility for a child. They are responsible for the child's well being, his or her education, healthcare and living ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Selecting the proper nonprofit structure
Napa Valley RegisterOctober 5, 2011

You may need to speak with a lawyer, CPA, or nonprofit professional to determine what is right for your purposes. Mary Luros is a business law attorney with Hudson & Luros, LLP, in Napa, and can be reached at or 418-5118. ...more »

Rants & Raves
The Augusta ChronicleOctober 12, 2011

The Obama's really do seem to think that government is a bottomless pit of money and that office holders (and families) can spend it on any illogical fun they think up. A RAVE TO Westobou and Augusta State for bringing This American Life's Ira Glass to ...more »

Living Trusts
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Conservatives Fight for Piece of Woman's Estate
Courthouse News ServiceOctober 21, 2011

YAF says the Capellos "claim to be" trustees of the two defendant trusts. YAF says the late Doris Pistole left it $1 million from her Living Trust, and another $2 million from her personal estate. It adds that "Doris was a sophisticated charitable ...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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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 »

New Act gives clarity to protection for the disabled
Royal GazetteOctober 17, 2011

The Human Rights Act 1981 (the “Act”) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a disabled employee on the basis of disability unless 'unreasonable hardship' on the part of the employer could be proved. The legislation provided that the ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Nashville People in Business
The TennesseanOctober 2, 2011

... creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and litigation-bankruptcy; Mary Taylor Gallagher for railroad law; Dan Haskell for government relations practice; Andra J. Hedrick for trusts and estates; Allen D. Lentz for corporate law; ...more »


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