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AMR wins right to hire bankruptcy advisers
CBS NewsMarch 1, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines says a federal judge approved its hiring of legal, business and financial advisers to help steer the company through reorganization under bankruptcy protection. Sean Collins, a spokesman for American parent AMR ...more »

Dooger's Warrenton location for lease
Coast River Business JournalMarch 1, 2012

“We have some pad spaces for lease and that's included,” said leasing agent Jeff Olson of Commercial Realty Advisors Northwest. The property at 103 US Hwy. 101 is described on several commercial real estate websites as, “Existing 5000 +/- SF ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Geithner warns against financial crisis 'amnesia'
Tampabay.comMarch 3, 2012

Geithner offered a vigorous and personal defense of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which has been sharply criticized by the financial industry and Republicans as a severe regulatory overreaction that is hindering the ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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MIDEAST MONEY-Banks that can't cash a cheque slow Iraq economy
ReutersMarch 7, 2012

* Big state banks are inefficient, primitive * Privately owned banks lack national scale * Situation deters non-oil investment by foreigners * Foreign banks entering gradually * Central bank revising banking laws By Aseel Kami and Yara Bayoumy BAGHDAD, ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Mass. court arguments in case of 351-year-old will
Wisconsin Rapids TribuneMarch 3, 2012

By Rodrique Ngowi, AP BOSTON (WTW) — The Massachusetts Appeals Court should not allow trustee mismanagement to justify efforts to tear up the 351-year-old will that created the nation's oldest charitable trust to raise funds for Ipswich public schools ...more »

Man held over 1975 bar bomb attack
Belfast TelegraphMarch 1, 2012

The 54-year-old suspect was arrested by detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Serious Crime Branch in Co Antrim. The investigation into the attack was reopened after a review by the police's Historical Enquiries Team (HET).more »

Living Trusts
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Covering your assets
Windy City TimesMarch 7, 2012

"Ultimately, however, I would recommend that a same-sex couple would purchase a home and utilize a living trust document that specifically dictates how their portions of the assets will be disposed of. This is important for anybody who might have a ...more »

Estate Administration
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Obama backs student in furor with Limbaugh
Pittsburgh Post GazetteMarch 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The election-year fight over the administration's birth control policy escalated Friday, with two unlikely figures -- a Georgetown University law student and conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh -- taking center stage in the politically ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Planning ahead for your pets
Albany Times UnionMarch 3, 2012

As an occupational therapist providing rehabilitation in the home, I am often privy to the various daily living concerns of my patients. One distressing concern that accompanies a person when they are getting sicker is the fear that their pet may ...more »

Wedding Q&A
New York TimesMarch 2, 2012

I also wondered if it would be acceptable to include a card in the wedding invitations that states not only where she is registered but also includes a note that gift cards to those stores would be preferred since the couple will be traveling back to ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Ask the Experts: Irrevocable trusts and long-term care
Belleville News DemocratMarch 5, 2012

Also, you need to understand the five-year "look back" rule. If you fund the irrevocable trust, you will not be eligible for Medicaid (coverage) for five years. There is also the possibility of Medicaid laws changing retroactively. On a personal note, ...more »


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