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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Racial study scrutinized in death row inmate's hearing
abc11.comFebruary 1, 2012

Patricia Tornblom, stepmother to the deceased, said she is angered by the hearing. "What do the people of Michigan have to do with us? I mean this is North Carolina," questioned Tornblom. "Why are they down here trying to decide how we make our laws?more »

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Asset Protection
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Long Beach police, merchants tackle jump in crimes in stores and cars
Long Beach Press-TelegramFebruary 12, 2012

In the past three years, there's been a coordinated effort to prevent crime among law enforcement agencies and retailers in Southern California called the Los Angeles Area Organized Retail Crime Association. The group meets bimonthly and organizes a ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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HCCC students learn about Iroquois influence on women's rights
Little Falls Evening TimesFebruary 3, 2012

She also said women had no right to guardianship and if her husband died it was up to him who he would leave his kin too. During the 1800s, Wagner said a husband had the right to beat his wife with a stick as long as the stick was no bigger than the ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Choosing smarts over luck with nonprofit raffles
Napa Valley RegisterFebruary 22, 2012

If the sponsoring organization requires someone to purchase a ticket in order to win a prize, then we're talking about a raffle. The good news is that complying with California's nonprofit raffle requirements is not that difficult.more »

Sundance | Mike Birbiglia Talks Stand-up and Sleepwalk With Me
Comic Book ResourcesFebruary 9, 2012

Ira Glass and I started working together around the time of the one-man show. In 2008, I was running my one-man show Sleepwalk With Me Off-Broadway in New York, and Nathan Lane presented. Around that time, Ira Glass decided he wanted to put an excerpt ...more »

Living Trusts
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Regions Bank and t. Louis American present business seminar Thursday Morning
St. Louis AmericanFebruary 14, 2012

"Ride to Success"will also cover how businesses can leave a legacy and how to protect your assets. Living trusts, annuities, savings, 401Ks and other affordable asset protection and investment options that can create multi generational wealth will be ...more »

Estate Administration
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Estate Planning
The MissourianFebruary 1, 2012

Each article deals with a specific area of estate planning. This is the third in my series of the 10 most common estate planning mistakes. A trust should be a central part of any estate plan. I cannot overemphasize the importance of having a revocable ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Montco caregiver and spouse sued civilly for alleged theft
phillyBurbs.comFebruary 7, 2012

Janet Gitney, allegedly abusing the power of attorney she secured from the partially paralyzed stroke victim, and her husband drained the man's retirement account of $121638, and embezzled other funds from his bank accounts, according to the civil suit ...more »

Wulff Received Discount on Personal Car Lease
Spiegel OnlineFebruary 7, 2012

According to Paragraph 5, Section 4 of the Minister Law, ministers and the governor "may not accept rewards and gifts in connection with their office." Until now, Wulff has justified many free vacations and other benefits by claiming that they were not ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Camden Property Trust Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Operating ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

In addition to historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements under the federal securities law. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the industry and markets in which Camden ...more »


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