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Staff director of super-committee in Congress comes well trained
Crosscut (blog)September 1, 2011

Bob Packwood (R), who hired him in 1990 as tax counsel to Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee. Packwood, still regarded as one of Washington's most-knowledgeable sources on taxation, orchestrated a nearly unanimous tax-reform measure in 1986, ...more »

Michael Bernard Voth
Amarillo.comSeptember 1, 2011

1, 1939, but spent most of his childhood and early adulthood in Albuquerque, NM He graduated from Highland HS, attended college a short while before going to work at the Bureau of Reclamation. Mike worked at the Bureau all of his adult life whereby he ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Mike Feuer Newsletter: Legislative Update, Constituent Resources & More
Patch.comSeptember 7, 2011

The organization is dedicated to the preservation of historic Los Feliz, and undertakes important improvement projects. Since its inception in 1916, the LFIA has created a network of members, volunteers and city liaisons who work to improve the quality ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Terrorism strategy scary
Edmonton JournalSeptember 12, 2011

We must be a nation ruled by laws and by guardianship of civil rights. Harper's path to anti-terrorism is the path to limitation of civil rights and the reduction of the "innocent until proven guilty" standard of Canadian law. ...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 »

Living Trusts
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One year later, banker David Widlak's death still a mystery
Detroit Free PressSeptember 25, 2011

There was a pleasant but unfulfilling stint in public relations for the Red Cross before she got her law degree at Wayne State. Dave rarely wore one hat. He was a lawyer in Macomb County, but got into the savings and loan business and then branched ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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I've power of attorney … so why am I so powerless?
The Guardian (blog)September 10, 2011

I have power of attorney – now I can manage my mum's affairs. Except that no one tells you that's where your problems begin Banks and building societies can be slow to lend a helping hand when you are looking after the affairs of an elderly relative. ...more »

Estate Administration
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Parker Law Group Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary with gift to the Boys ...
The Bradenton TimesSeptember 1, 2011

Parker Law Group, a Sarasota-based Law Firm practicing Personal Injury and Estate Law, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by making a sizeable donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County – $1 for every client since opening the doors a ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Protecting Your Future: Trusts now being used by middle class
Times Herald-RecordSeptember 4, 2011

There have been legislative efforts to limit the effectiveness of current Medicaid asset protection strategies, including the MAPT. However, these efforts do not have the effect of law at this time, and no one knows what the ultimate limitations will ...more »

Hurricane Katrina donations to City Hall were improperly tracked, audit finds
NOLA.comSeptember 6, 2011

The city also lacked a written policy on the management of the gifts, and the city's finance director failed to report activity within the MDF to the City Council and the mayor's chief administrative officer each quarter, as required by city law. ...more »

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