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Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Rajat Gupta, JC Flowers, Muni Bonds, Full Tilt Poker: Compliance
BloombergFebruary 1, 2012

The government also said yesterday that the insider-trading conspiracy continued beyond when Gutpa's lawyer has said his client's friendship with Rajaratnam deteriorated. Gupta still faces the same charges, five counts of securities fraud and one count ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Victorian guide offers legal support
Bendigo AdvertiserFebruary 1, 2012

The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre believes the guide will give practical support to recent legislative changes in Victoria that enable the proper administration of the affairs of missing persons. The legislation, passed by Victorian Parliament ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Leaders or Freeloaders?
Honolulu Civil BeatFebruary 8, 2012

By John Temple 02/08/2012 The answer, it would seem: Making sure charitable events are not deprived of the presence of lawmakers and state employees. And by the way, "charity" includes any nonprofit, such as unions and some business groups.more »

Arrest made in Watkins' shooting death
Buffalo NewsFebruary 23, 2012

By TJ Pignataro A Cheektowaga teen is scheduled to be arraigned this morning on a charge of second-degree murder in the fatal May 31 shooting death of Ira Watkins Jr. in Cheektowaga Town Park. Dontre Jones, 18, of nearby Alexander Avenue, ...more »

Living Trusts
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Estate Plans: 5 Tips For a Sound Financial Future
JD Supra (press release)February 14, 2012

(Reviewing Your Estate Plan is One Resolution You'll Want to Keep in 2012 by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP) “Reread your last will and testament, living will, power of attorney, health care power of attorney and living trust documents…more »

Estate Administration
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Copeland rejoins Gunster law firm in Stuart
TCPalmFebruary 1, 2012

Copeland specializes in estate and trust planning, probate and trust administration, tax preparation and audits, guardianship administration, estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning, fiduciary representation, advanced estate planning ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Area crime and courts
Beatrice Daily SunFebruary 2, 2012

In March 2011, Rakosnik moved into his uncle's Pawnee City home and was given durable power of attorney. During that time, Rakosnik allegedly sold land, cashed out CDs and transferred money from his uncle's bank account. State patrol troopers arrested ...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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Medical Properties Trust's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call ...
Seeking AlphaFebruary 1, 2012

During the course of this call, we will make projections and certain other statements that may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are ...more »


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