Trusts & Estate Planning News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in February, 2017

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Gas station "False Advertising" bill
knopnews2February 1, 2017

Currently Nebraska gas stations are allowed to charge different prices for the same type of fuel at different pumps. But Senator McCollister is trying to make this ...more »

How to Recover from the 3 Biggest Credit Score Busters
MoneyRates.comFebruary 1, 2017

You lost your job and could no longer afford your monthly mortgage payments. You stopped making them and lost your home to foreclosure. Maybe you've made so many financial missteps that you filed for either Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection ...more »

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Asset Protection
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California Bankruptcies Sweep Up DLA Piper, Other Firms
The American LawyerFebruary 1, 2017

The debtor, advised by Bert Briones at the Red Hill Law Group in Irvine, California, listed assets and liabilities of between $1 million and $10 million in its bankruptcy petition. Fantasy Aces' bankruptcy filings comes after Fantasy Draft LLC, a rival ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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NJSIAA demands 'full accounting' from hoops power with several overseas players
NJ.comFebruary 6, 2017

"While there is often a tremendous appetite for immediate action, it's important to note that residency issues may be extremely complicated and investigations by government agencies, law enforcement, or the courts will take precedence and may impact ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18
The HinduFebruary 1, 2017

The government proposes to reduce basic customs duty for LNG to 2.5% from 5%. The Income Tax Act to be amended to ensure that no transaction above Rs 3 lakh is permitted in cash. The limit of cash donation by charitable trusts is reduced to Rs 2,000 ...more »

Bellingham a sanctuary for family-loving, tax-paying, law-abiding friends, neighbors
The Bellingham HeraldFebruary 8, 2017

Jorge Baron, executive director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and Ira Mehlman, media director of FAIR, Federation for American Immigration Reform discuss immigration issues and the sanctuary movement. ... Will the city be harboring criminals? No.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 Caring.com study, 58% of American adults admitted to not having either type of crucial document ...more »

Estate Administration
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Stars in the Sky Valley
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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Missouri lawyer acquitted in killings of dad, his girlfriend
STLtoday.comFebruary 16, 2017

LEBANON, Mo. • A lawyer who specialized in end-of-life matters has been acquitted in the death of her millionaire father, whom prosecutors claimed she had removed from life support by forging power of attorney documents after he survived an attack at ...more »

Pope Francis at Mass: be open, receptive to God's gifts
Vatican RadioFebruary 6, 2017

“When Jesus says: 'The Father is always at work: I, too, am always at work,' the teachers of the law were scandalized and wanted to kill him for this. Why? Because they could not receive the things of God as a gift! Only as Justice: 'These are the ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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The Precarious Nature of Trust Assets at Home and Abroad
JD Supra (press release)February 3, 2017

The Supreme Court also highlighted the potential dangers inherent in holding on trust assets located in jurisdictions which do not recognise common law trusts. The case related to the scope of the avoidance provisions in section 127 Insolvency Act 1986 ...more »

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