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Volcker: 'Confidence in Government is Shaky'
BloombergFebruary 1, 2012

... Dodd-Frank Act. Photo: Rich Clement/Bloomberg Enlarge image Bogle Rates Financial System 'D' Bogle Rates Financial System 'D' Peter Foley/Bloomberg John Bogle, the founder of mutual fund company Vanguard Group Inc. who popularized index investing, ...more »

Law Firm Moving to The Colonnade at Station Square in Silver Spring, MD
Citybizlist Real EstateFebruary 1, 2012

The Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates, PC has signed a 15440-square-foot lease at 1100 Wayne Ave., a 162834-square-foot building in Silver Spring, MD owned by Bethesda-based Moore & Associates. The Ezra Company Principal/Executive Vice ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Meridian Shopping Center files for bankruptcy protection
San Jose Business JournalFebruary 3, 2012

The owner of a South Bay shopping center has put the property in legal limbo, obtaining bankruptcy protection just hours before a scheduled foreclosure sale. Meridian Shopping Center LLC, the owner of Meridian Park Plaza in San Jose, on Jan.more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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When Annie Besant came to court
The HinduFebruary 7, 2012

One related to the guardianship and custody of two minors and another related to the freedom of the press. Narayaniah, a retired tehsildar and a member of the Theosophical Society, entrusted the custody of two of his sons, Krishnamurthi and Nityananda, ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Contraception law threatens churches
Virginia Tech Collegiate TimesFebruary 2, 2012

The businesses that will have to provide health care plans that cover free contraceptive services for female employees include Catholic colleges, schools, hospitals and charitable organizations. All of these businesses or organizations founded their ...more »

A Question Of Legality
Real News NetworkFebruary 9, 2012

It is a war crime under the Geneva Conventions to attack rescuers wearing emblems of the Red Cross or Red Crescent. But what if rescuers wear no emblems, or if civilians are mixed in with militants, as the Bureau's investigation into drone attacks in ...more »

Living Trusts
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Do I Need a Trust? Part 2
Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2012

But the same provisions also could be included in a last will and testament. And there are other ways to save death taxes that don't include the use of a living trust or a will. My creditors can't get to property that I hold in a revocable trust.more »

Estate Administration
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Currie Kendall PLC promotes one
Midland Daily NewsFebruary 19, 2012

Since joining Currie Kendall in 2008, Joe has represented individuals with their estate planning, Elder Law/Medicaid planning, probate and trust administration and tax law needs. Joe received his Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Ohio ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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A push for family input to detect dementia earlier
USA TODAYFebruary 7, 2012

The government's Alzheimer's advisers want doctors to steer families toward advanced-care planning, including designating a health care power of attorney, as soon as dementia is diagnosed. Montefiore's Kennedy says early diagnosis gives patients a say ...more »

Governor Abercrombie Wants Ethics Code Changes
Hawaii ReporterFebruary 3, 2012

invitations to charitable fundraising events, even if the purpose of the gifts is to influence votes or other official actions. The state Ethics Commission is opposed to the bill, HB2457, which is similar to another measure introduced by lawmakers last ...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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