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Gilmer MirrorFebruary 1, 2017

Jan. 12, 2017 — LUFKIN, Texas — As tax season in Texas approaches, have you considered brushing up on tax laws regarding timberland properties? There are many favorable tax provisions affecting timber transactions and an upcoming workshop aims to ...more »

Five Questions With Rick Healey on Real Estate Law, Jail Overcrowding
Connecticut Law TribuneFebruary 1, 2017

Among his areas of practice are corporate, finance, real estate, employment and education law; civil and commercial litigation; election law; and bond underwriter representation. Healey joined Hoberman & Pollack, the predecessor of Rome McGuigan, as a ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Wallace: 2016 law changes may trigger estate plan updates
Port Huron Times HeraldFebruary 13, 2017

This act allows you to set up an irrevocable trust, which if certain legal requirements are met, shields your assets from your creditors. Prior to the act, you had to go to one of 16 other states that allowed domestic asset protection trusts. If you ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Boonville Attorney Suspended for Three Years
Tristatehomepage.comFebruary 15, 2017

An attorney in Boonville has been suspended from practicing law for at least three years after he allegedly wrote himself $20,000 in checks from the account of an 88-year-old woman living in a nursing home. According to a disciplinary order from the ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Congress Poised To Stop State-Run Retirement Programs
WWNOFebruary 14, 2017

JAFFE: De Leon complains that Congress is using an obscure law to get rid of the regulations that provide legal protection to state-run IRAs. It's called the ... John Scott is director of the retirement savings project at The Pew Charitable Trusts. He ...more »

Shooting of dissident by Kinahan cartel shocked under-siege community
Sunday WorldFebruary 12, 2017

As the investigation into Barr's murder got under way, it quickly became clear that the same senior members of the New INLA crime faction suspected of involvement in both the murders of Eddie Hutch and Noel Duggan had struck again. Like the New IRA ...more »

Living Trusts
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58% of Americans Are Making This Huge Retirement Mistake
NasdaqFebruary 12, 2017

Many of us, in fact, get so focused on how much we are or aren't saving that we fail to make one critical move: creating a will or living trust. In a recent study, 58% of American adults admitted to not having either type of crucial document ...more »

Estate Administration
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Law & performer
Monroe MonitorFebruary 1, 2017

In 1998, when they decided to downsize, Terry purchased the site in Monroe and opened his own law practice. Terry specializes in estate planning, probate, wills, trusts, elder law and estate administration. He also steps up to the bench as a Snohomish ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Form 3 CAPITAL CITY BANK GROUP For: Jan 26 Filed by: Johnson Laura L
StreetInsider.comFebruary 6, 2017

this Power of Attorney does not relieve me from responsibility for compliance with my obligations under the Exchange Act, including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Exchange Act. I hereby give and grant each of the ...more »

Top Missouri senator proposes $10 limit on lobbyist gifts
Missouri Lawyers Media (subscription)February 1, 2017

A proposal passed by the House would ban most lobbyist gifts to individual elected officials. Exceptions would include flowers, honorary plaques and catering meals at some events. Under the current law, lobbyists are able to give unlimited gifts to ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Trusts Must Be Funded Properly
Cape May County HeraldFebruary 26, 2017

Robert Poserina and Andrea McHugh focus on Elder Law issues and can help guide you through the legal issues of Medicare/Nursing Home Planning, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney, Probate, Estate Administration, Estate ...more »


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