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Calif. woman sentenced in Alaska credit card scam
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 1, 2011

Amber Marquardt, 25, of Oakland, Calif., pleaded guilty to bank and credit card fraud. As part of a plea agreement, US District Judge Ralph Beistline sentenced her to 16 months in prison and the repayment of $124000—the amount prosecutors say she ...more »

Owner of Waikiki Edition hotel files Ch. 11 bankruptcy
Bizjournals.comSeptember 1, 2011

The owner of The Waikiki Edition Hotel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday as executives from Marriott International Inc. waited to take back management of the hotel. M Waikiki LLC said the filing would allow the company, which is controlled ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Defenshield SafePoints Protect the President, United Nations Delegates
Sacramento BeeSeptember 21, 2011

Uses include personnel and asset protection, inconspicuous observation posts, and the immediate establishment of security checkpoints whenever and wherever a higher level of personal protection is necessary. Reader comments on are the ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Domestic violence law unveiled: Abusers may face eight years in jail
Macau Daily TimesSeptember 16, 2011

They can also face having their parental responsibility and guardianship rights removed from one to 10 years. The new document lists a number of victim protection measures. In “urgent reports”, the police will be empowered to protect the victim and ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Want to Fix Wall Street? Elizabeth Warren Should Join Goldman Sachs
Bangor Daily NewsSeptember 20, 2011

What's clearer than ever is that much of the status quo has been restored on Wall Street — albeit with fewer firms — and that, with the much-needed oversight of regulators, the financial sector itself needs to take the lead in regaining trust and ...more »

Back to the future: Republican gangs in bloody battle
Irish IndependentSeptember 11, 2011

Since former Real IRA man Liam Kenny, 53, was shot dead at his home in Chapelizod, Dublin, in June a series of serious incidents including several attempted murders have taken place. Kenny, a former Provisional IRA member had been a member of the Real ...more »

Living Trusts
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Marin Estate Planning Attorney Explains the Importance of Insurance In an ...
Benzinga (press release)September 24, 2011

They feature accredited San Rafael attorneys who have experience in many aspects of estate planning including assisting with wills in Marin County and San Francisco Bay Area living trusts. As a San Francisco Bay Area estate attorney, Wald is a member ...more »

Estate Administration
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Elder law to be topic of seminar
Fremont News MessengerSeptember 10, 2011

Hall and Wylkan focuses exclusively on elder law, which includes estate planning, long-term care planning, public benefits assistance, veterans benefits and estate administration. For information, call 419-332-3800 or visit »

Power Of Attorney
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Jurors weigh theft case
Daily Local NewsSeptember 3, 2011

"I've lived with many adverse rulings before," said Yen, a veteran trial attorney in the district attorney's office. A durable power of attorney generally allows someone to signs checks and make financial transactions for another person, ...more »

A Muslim vs. Sharia
FrontPage MagazineSeptember 7, 2011

Many Sharia supporters wouldn't live a day without the gifts of the West. Still, they come here to enjoy the freedom of the liberal democratic system — while they seek to destroy the same freedom and democratic system.more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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For energy issues, royalty trusts beat direct investment
Chicago Sun-TimesSeptember 6, 2011

Coal plants belch out sulfur and noxious nitrogen that pollutes everything it touches, while the ash is considered a hazardous waste. Still, while coal nearly doubled in price since 2006, natural gas prices have fallen about 50 percent in that same ...more »


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