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New laws needed to combat jet ski hoons
Melbourne Weekly BaysideMarch 1, 2012

SFA president Dr Vicki Karalis said more accidents would happen unless tougher licensing laws were passed and zoning regulations changed. Ms Karalis criticised mixed zoning laws – which allow jet skiers to drive to the foreshore – adding that an ...more »

Banking/Court win for Lehman Europe clients
The IndependentMarch 1, 2012

It declared they had rights to reclaim the money, even though Lehman Europe had not kept it separate from the rest of the bankrupt firm's operations. Hedge funds feared they would have to take their place along with other unsecured creditors, ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Dowry: The continuing crime
Daily Star OnlineMarch 2, 2012

Though our constitution provides for equality between sexes with proper protection for women and children, people are still governed by personal family customs and rules that fail to give women their due. It is the dowry system, which makes a daughter ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Gabriel James Wilcox survives crash that claims lives of parents, sibling
KSDKMarch 2, 2012

It killed her daughter, son-in-law and 3-year-old grandson Tuesday afternoon. The only survivor in the family's crushed Pontiac was the baby. "It's just a nightmare," Hartwig, 45, said by phone from her home in Barnett. "She was my oldest daughter and ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Mourant Ozannes leads Citywealth List for offshore law firms
Jersey Isle NewsMarch 6, 2012

Mourant Ozannes, with offices in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, Hong Kong and London, now has 11 leading lawyers named on the list, with 15 leading lawyer recommendations including more Contentious Trust Leading Lawyers than any other offshore ...more »

The Herald Sun's Keith Moor names his criminal Black List
Herald SunMarch 23, 2012

PART 5: INSIGHT editor Keith Moor delves into our recent dark past for part five of his criminals Black List in our multimedia special. Today, Keith Moor reveals the final two members of his black list, the sick rapist-killers Paul Denyer and Malcolm ...more »

Living Trusts
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Evan Guthrie Law Firm Speaks Law to Education Class at Bishop England High ...
PR.com (press release)March 29, 2012

Charleston, SC, March 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to the Law Education class at Bishop England High School In Charleston SC on Thursday March 8th 2012.more »

Estate Administration
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Morning Take-Out
New York TimesMarch 7, 2012

... permitted the deal to go forward but stated that the plaintiffs had a reasonable chance of proving in the litigation that while Mr. Rosenkranz felt “morally” entitled to his premium, he was not so permitted under Delaware law.more »

Power Of Attorney
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Registration revenue to go up
Times of IndiaMarch 2, 2012

Compared to 5020 crore in 2010-2011, this year till February 29, the government earned 5740 crore from registration of properties, marriages and various other documents like power of attorney and will. Still, the department has a mammoth task of ...more »

Wisconsin will leverage $2.5M donation to retain faculty
The National Law JournalMarch 2, 2012

The University of Wisconsin Law School will have more resources to offer faculty members due to a $2.5 million donation from a Chicago utility company. The school announced the gift on March 1. Late last year, Exelon Corp. gave the school $2 million to ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Does 'For Euer' Mean 'Forever'? The Battle Over a Very, Very Old Will
Wall Street Journal (blog)March 5, 2012

Under Massachusetts law, a charitable trust can deviate from its initial charter, but only if the mission essentially becomes impossible to carry out or runs into unforeseen problems. On Friday, lawyers for the parties supporting the sale argued to ...more »

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