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RCMP cautions YK renters to beware of scams
HQ YellowknifeOctober 1, 2011

The Yellowknife RCMP's commercial crime section is warning people about fraudulent ads popping up on on-line classified sites offering apartment rentals. Two such incidents have been reported in Yellowknife this month. Corporal Jarret MacDonald with ...more »

Feds reach deal with NJ Transit to reduce ARC tunnel debt to $95M
NorthJersey.comOctober 1, 2011

The state has so far spent just over $1 million in legal fees to fight the debt. John Wisniewski, chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, said New Jersey commuters still lost out. “While the governor may tout his settlement as a win for New ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Preserving wildlife can rebrand Zim
The Zimbabwe StandardOctober 2, 2011

Inappropriate resettlement and lack of the rule of law has seen the demise of an asset, which is at the core of the nation-building initiatives for the immediate and future generations of Zimbabwe and the global context. Some 80% of Zimbabwe's wildlife ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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People's Law School to offer six weekly seminars
Evening ObserverOctober 10, 2011

... and Dale Robbins of Burgett & Robbins, will provide attendees with a working knowledge of creating a will, establishing a trust, and crucial areas of elder law such as powers of attorney, health care proxy, and guardianship among others. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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SC dismisses plea against post office
Times of IndiaOctober 21, 2011

The temple trust is managed by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The temple trust had deposited Rs 1.4 crore with the Palani Post Office under the 'Post Office Time Deposit Scheme' for a period of ...more »

Secrets of terror, brutality and rape taken to the grave
ScotsmanOctober 21, 2011

Lawyer Jason McCue works on the behalf of victims of the IRA, which received shipments of weapons, ammunition and plastic explosives from the Libyan regime in the 1970s, it is claimed. He said that the “evidence was already clear” and that there were ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Decisions of extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of Imoniu grupe ...
CisionWire (press release)October 3, 2011

The general director of the Company (if necessary, the board) shall be entitled to re-authorise (to issue the power of attorney to) any other persons to perform any of the abovementioned actions. Additional information is provided by Adviser to ...more »

Estate Administration
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LV developer's bankruptcy deal to be aired in court
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkOctober 3, 2011

"Bankruptcy Court approval of a settlement or compromise under (bankruptcy rules) should only be given if the settlement is 'fair and equitable and in the best interest of the estate,'" he wrote, citing case law. "A compromise which does not provide ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Professor of law to speak at AAUW meeting
nwitimes.comOctober 2, 2011

Professor Stuart practiced law for 11 years in Indianapolis after a three-year clerkship with the Indiana Court of Appeals. Her practice focused on education, labor and employment law, but also included commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. ...more »

Financial disclosures available for more than a thousand Marin officials
Marin Independent-JournalOctober 2, 2011

For many volunteers the filing requirements can seem unnecessary, said Giambastiani of the League of Women Voters, who was recently required to file a Form 700 herself as a member of a county task force on garbage and hazardous waste. ...more »


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