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Police investigate city's 39th homicide on New Year's Eve
Global WinnipegJanuary 1, 2012

It's not the way Winnipeg Police hoped to end 2011, investigating the city's 39th homicide of the year. A man was shot and killed inside a house in the 6-hundred block of Selkirk Avenue around 5 am Saturday. "It's supposed to be a new year tomorrow and ...more »

Rick Ross Sued By Nigerian Government For Pulling Out Of A Show
News OneJanuary 1, 2012

The government of Cross River State Government has hired lawyers in the United States to explore other options to sue Rick Ross for breach of contract and to recover the performance fee. Look, Nigeria is real crazy right now. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Lawsky Touts Regulatory Accomplishments
LifeHealthProJanuary 2, 2012

... marshaling of insurance information, and under the scrutiny of the Treasury Department's Federal Insurance Office (FIO), is wasting no time in highlighting the efficiency of its own regulatory efforts to make insurers stay accountable to consumers. ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Leagle.comJanuary 2, 2012

Memorandum: Respondent father appeals from an order terminating his parental rights with respect to his child on the ground of permanent neglect and transferring custody and guardianship of the child to petitioner. The father failed to preserve for our ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Missouri Lawyers in the News: December 26, 2011 [Missouri Lawyers Media]
Insurance News Net (press release)January 2, 2012

Springfield law firm Baird, Lightner, Millsap & Harpool announced its newest associate, Teresa Baird . Baird joins from the Fairfield and Woods law firm in Denver . Her practice focuses on estate planning and trust administration, probate litigation, ...more »

In response to recent violence, Trenton police dept. institutes violent crime...
The Times of Trenton - NJ.comJanuary 4, 2012

15 around 4:20 pm Here, Mercer County Prosecutor's Office detectives make their way to the scene TRENTON — In response to a string of shootings during the closing days of 2011 that left five men dead, city police put a violent-crime task force on the ...more »

Living Trusts
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SENIOR MOMENTS: With Gratitude to the Nisei Generation
The Rafu ShimpoJanuary 12, 2012

Laurie Shigekuni and Associates is a law office emphasizing estate planning, trust administration and probate matters, with offices in San Francisco and Pasadena. The office can be contacted at 1-800-417-5250 or online at ...more »

Estate Administration
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No Holiday Respite for Lawyers Working on Howrey Bankruptcy
The Am Law DailyJanuary 2, 2012

Among the latest court filings: a motion (PDF) by the Howrey estate's unsecured creditors' committee seeking bankruptcy court approval to cut ties to a pair of federal putative class actions in which firm lawyers had been representing Hispanic farmers ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Former DMK minister held for land grab
IBNLive.comJanuary 24, 2012

According to police, in early 2007, Gopinath had transferred ownership of 5.48 acre land at Vilankurichi in Coimbatore that was purchased from five joint owners by obtaining a Power of Attorney deed from them. Later, he according to a deal he granted ...more »

Towels top list of returned gifts
The Canberra TimesJanuary 1, 2012

''A significant amount of people do take gifts back in the hope of exchanging them but many consumers do not understand they are not entitled to an exchange or refund under the law - it's only if it's faulty,'' he said.more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Letters: Some facts about the WEA Trust
Fond du Lac ReporterJanuary 3, 2012

Further, it would be against state and federal law for funds to be intermingled between the WEA Trust and WEAC. WEA Trust also does not contribute, as an organization, to any political parties — Republican or Democratic. This can be verified via the ...more »


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