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Court of appeals rules on ship construction contract dispute
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

"in the Brazilian legal framework there is no legal rule determining that the registration of the vessel construction contract with the respective Maritime Registration Office is a requirement for the validity thereof. The effect of its registration is ...more »

PBA of NYS approves contract
Albany Times Union (blog)February 1, 2012

the Police Benevolent Association of New York State, the union that inherited the mantle of the law enforcement unit of Council 82, has ratified a proposed contract, 965 to 36. The union was created in part due to deep dissatisfaction with the initial ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Stealing the Legal Shine- What it Takes for an Estate Planning Attorney to Be ...
WebWire (press release)February 4, 2012

... PA offer free consultations for both estate planning and probate administration. To find out more about Michael Wild and the law firm of Wild Felice & Partners PA, please visit:, or call Michael Wild directly at: 954-944-2855.more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Officials seek law changes
Parkersburg NewsFebruary 7, 2012

By PAMELA BRUST ( , Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG - Law enforcement and mental health officials asked Wood County commissioners to help lobby legislators for change in the state's mental hygiene system.more »

Charitable Trusts
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Did Apple Violate Anti-Trust Laws?; Possible 'iMac Touch'
Patch.comFebruary 3, 2012

A federal lawsuit claims that the tech giants violated anti-trust laws by entering into agreements not to recruit each other's employees. From 2006 on, Apple and Google put each other on internal “do not call” lists, according to the Justice Department ...more »

Derrytresk's sense of injustice turns to anger
Irish TimesFebruary 9, 2012

“We just didn't see the onslaught coming: we put our hands up regarding what happened with our subs and said we would take the punishment but this punishment doesn't fit the crime. I believe we have been scapegoated because we're a wee club from Tyrone ...more »

Living Trusts
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Senior Care Acquisitions Getting More Expensive, Will They Stay Profitable?
Senior Housing NewsFebruary 6, 2012

Healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) such as the Chicago-based Ventas, Inc. participated heavily in M&A activity in 2011, and with their low costs of capital, they effectively cornered the market. And with cap rates falling, these types of ...more »

Estate Administration
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Local Business News: Feb. 12
Galesburg Register-MailFebruary 12, 2012

By Anonymous GALESBURG — Daniel B. Stoerzbach of Stoerzbach Law Office in Galesburg recently attended the ISBA Seminar, “Hot Topics in Agricultural Law” in Bloomington. The seminar covered such topics as an Estate Tax Update and the Effect of Illinois ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Madison County trio charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
Belleville News DemocratFebruary 3, 2012

Collinsville residents Romayne Y. Pike, 80, and her daughter Diane M. Moore, 53, were charged with two counts of financial exploitation of an elderly person for allegedly stealing $462686 from their 91-year-old cousin, whom they had power of attorney...more »

Marcus Carey's On the Marc: Reflecting on the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade
KyForward.comFebruary 3, 2012

But to the extent that we formed an entire nation on the concept that life is the most precious gift God gives us, and that we can only take life by due process of law one must ask, was Roe vs. Wade then the only due process hearing the only protection ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Leagle.comFebruary 1, 2012

Law Offices of Jina A. Nam & Associates and Jina A. Nam for Plaintiffs and Appellants. Plaintiffs Artemio and Columba Hernandez obtained a real estate purchase loan secured by a deed of trust against the property. The original lender, Cornerstone ...more »


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