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DA Files Motion For High Court To Recuse Gableman, Rehear Act 10 Case
WISC MadisonMarch 1, 2012

... he accepted free legal services from prominent Wisconsin law firm Michael, Best & Friedrich, which represented the state of Wisconsin in the legal fight over Act 10. Act 10 is the contentious law that made changes to collective bargaining rights ...more »

TEXT: S&P Assigns Bellisio Foods Inc. 'B' Issue-Level Ratings
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

We are withdrawing the ratings on the company's prior senior secured credit facilities, as well as our preliminary 'B' corporate credit rating on Bellisio Parent LLC, Bellisio Foods Inc.'s new parent company, following our review of the final legal...more »

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Asset Protection
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'HELPS' for seniors hounded by debt collectors can also be found for free
OregonLive.comMarch 3, 2012

Eric W. Olsen's new nonprofit law firm, Help Eliminate Legal Problems for Seniors and Disabled, or HELPS, will write creditors and order them to stop contacting its clients. It will also write letters to fend off future collection or harassment efforts ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Rights-based approach needed in new law on legal capacity
Irish TimesMarch 1, 2012

The automatic loss of human rights of those placed under guardianship is a practice that must be changed. As work is under way to overhaul the 1871 Lunacy Act, Ireland is in a prime position to be a progressive leader in this area and ensure its reform ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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T1D Exchange Announces Hire of Imran Nasrullah as First Head of Strategic ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 6, 2012

The T1D Exchange was founded in 2010 through a grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust's Type 1 Diabetes Program. "Over the last two years, the T1D Exchange leadership has worked hard to build the initiative's framework, ...more »

Miami bribery probe focused on former Haitian president
Bellingham HeraldMarch 5, 2012

Aristide is not identified by name in a recent federal indictment charging four South Florida business people and two former Haitian government officials. But defense attorneys say "Official B" referenced in the corruption- and money-laundering ...more »

Living Trusts
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Kylie reigns supreme
Sydney Morning HeraldMarch 7, 2012

On Saturday morning she was announced as a National Living Treasure, along with Olivia Newton John, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Sir Jack Brabham, Dr Harry Butler and vaccine hero Professor Ian Fraser (none of whom are billionaire mining magnates with a ...more »

Estate Administration
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Limoneira Company Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
MarketWatch (press release)March 12, 2012

Limoneira Company (NASDAQ:LMNR) , a leading agribusiness with prime agricultural land and operations, real estate and water rights in California, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2012.more »

Power Of Attorney
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Mhada plot 'fraud' gets murkier
Times of IndiaMarch 1, 2012

The probe, conducted by Mhada vice-president and CEO Satish Gavai, had concluded that the plot, worth Rs 200 crore today, was wrongly subdivided and that possession of 40% portion of the land handed over to a "fake power-of-attorney holder".more »

Justin Bieber's Birthday: 5 Legal Issues Now That He's 18
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

But luckily for Bieber, the law's greatest birthday gifts can fill this gap. Now that he's 18, he's free to indulge his inner freak. Not only has he earned himself the right to legally purchase pornography, he's officially allowed to drop some cash on ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Maine bill seeks longer statute in sex crimes
Herald Times ReporterMarch 5, 2012

By Glenn Adams, AP AUGUSTA, Maine (WTW) — Victims of sex crimes committed by a teacher, psychologist or other person in whom victims had placed their trust often need more time to come forward with criminal charges than the law now allows, ...more »

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