Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts. Legal news and articles for June 28 - 30, 2016

Taboos over talking politics at work loosen during divisive election seasonLeaked safari snuff films usher in a new battle in Africa against wildlife abuse and corruptionSuccessful life!Lawyers.com is part of the Martindale NetworkMark Shalloway, West Palm Beach Elder Law and Special Needs Trust Attorney, Tells It to the Army... By the NumbersWilson Elser Absorbs Three-Attorney FirmBeer limits, prescriptions among state law changes (part 2 of 6)States and cities cautiously raise minimum wageBeer limits, prescriptions among state law changes (part 2 of 6)Christie's Plan to Cut N.J. Sales Tax Leaves $1.6 Billion ChasmVanita Gupta: “No Such Thing as a Perfect Police Department”Avoid the pitfalls of common law marriage with a 'Relationship Agreement'National Advisors Announces New Business Strategies in Response to Trust Industry Shifts and OpportunitiesAmid Cyber Fears, Top LA Divorce Shop Joins Blank RomeForeign trust rule changes may trigger some closures - Mossack Fonseca agent

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Changes to Minnesota Trust Law
Lexology (registration)June 2, 2016

Significant changes to Minnesota trust law became effective on January 1, 2016. The changes adopt a number of new concepts and modernize Minnesota's laws to be similar to the trust laws of other retirement-friendly states. The act consists of 11 new ...more »

Human rights laws are precious tools for older and disabled people and their carers
Slugger O'TooleJune 12, 2016

When the Law Centre adviser contacted the Trust and cited the relevant healthcare legislation along with Article 8 (the right to respect for private and family life), direct payments were set up immediately. The Trust also increased the level of ...more »

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Taboos over talking politics at work loosen during divisive election season
Chicago TribuneJune 30, 2016

Traditional taboos against discussing politics at work may be outdated in an age when social media platforms — far more popular than even four years ago — have people sharing political views around the clock, Ochstein said. "It is a big social ...more »

Leaked safari snuff films usher in a new battle in Africa against wildlife abuse and corruption
QuartzJune 30, 2016

His family trust holds the leases to several hunting blocks in Tanzania, including one near Lake Natron through a subsidiary called Wengert Windrose Safaris (WWS). ... When nine local men were charged in Gower's killing, the Friedkin Fund expressed ...more »

Successful life!
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)June 30, 2016

Disclaimer: The information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site. The attorney listings on the site are ...more »

Lawyers.com is part of the Martindale Network
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)June 30, 2016

Disclaimer: The information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site. The attorney listings on the site are ...more »

Mark Shalloway, West Palm Beach Elder Law and Special Needs Trust Attorney, Tells It to the Army... By the Numbers
Press Release RocketJune 30, 2016

Elder Law and Special Needs Trust Attorney Mark Shalloway of West Palm Beach recently conducted a tutorial seminar for U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) officers at the Redstone Arsenal, AL. Mr. Shalloway explained the Federal-State Medicaid ...more »

Wilson Elser Absorbs Three-Attorney Firm
New York Law Journal (registration)June 30, 2016

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has absorbed a three-attorney New York firm that focuses on trusts and estates, corporate and health care law. The attorneys from Jankoff & Gabe, which was formed in 1988, joined Wilson Elser's Manhattan office ...more »

Beer limits, prescriptions among state law changes (part 2 of 6)
The-News-LeaderJune 29, 2016

Harassment and Stalking: HB 151 expanded the state law definition of "menacing by stalking" to include messages and communications posted using electronic telecommunications devices. According to the Legislative Service Commission, the bill "prohibits ...more »

States and cities cautiously raise minimum wage
PBS NewsHourJune 29, 2016

Many also are setting different pay rates for small and large businesses, or regions delineated based on their cost of living. Some of the increases include so-called off ramps, which allow states to delay scheduled hikes if there is an economic or ...more »

Beer limits, prescriptions among state law changes (part 2 of 6)
Twinsburg BulletinJune 29, 2016

"A qualified income trust is described in federal and state law as a very simple instrument that receives a portion of the person's income each month and immediately pays it out to cover their contribution to their Medicaid services and other legally ...more »

Christie's Plan to Cut N.J. Sales Tax Leaves $1.6 Billion Chasm
BloombergJune 29, 2016

Senator Ray Lesniak, a Democrat from Elizabeth, predicted an immediate credit downgrade if the measure is signed into law, following three handed to Christie's administration by three ratings companies. In a Pew Charitable Trusts report last month, New ...more »

Vanita Gupta: “No Such Thing as a Perfect Police Department”
FRONTLINEJune 29, 2016

So yes, it requires an investment into ensuring that you've got constitutionally run police departments, but hopefully over the long run you're also creating better avenues for crime fighting, where you've got a community that actually trusts that its ...more »

Avoid the pitfalls of common law marriage with a 'Relationship Agreement'
mySanAntonio.comJune 28, 2016

Common law marriage may also change inheritance rights and management during any future disability you may suffer. Your Relationship Agreement, combined with a proper Will or Trust, a Durable Power of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives, can ...more »

National Advisors Announces New Business Strategies in Response to Trust Industry Shifts and Opportunities
PR Newswire (press release)June 28, 2016

The company's target market for trust services is expanding to include multiple channels serving trusted advisors: RIAs, custodians, banks, CPA firms, law firms, family offices, broker/dealers, money managers, and insurance companies. NATC currently ...more »

Amid Cyber Fears, Top LA Divorce Shop Joins Blank Rome
Law.com (subscription)June 28, 2016

Phillips Lerner, a Los Angeles-based boutique specializing in family and matrimonial law, has agreed to be absorbed into Blank Rome, beefing up the Am Law 100 firm's West Coast presence and adding some star power to its client roster. Stacy Phillips, a ...more »

Foreign trust rule changes may trigger some closures - Mossack Fonseca agent
TVNZJune 28, 2016

But Roger Thompson of the accountancy firm Bentley's New Zealand, which is the agent for Mossack Fonseca, said the changes are unlikely to have much effect on his business "as firstly foreign trusts are only a very minor part of my business".more »

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