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Might millennials spawn a ‘War of the Ages’?

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Move over war on women. Stand aside racial, ethnic and sexual orientation politics. Victimhood on many fronts might soon be passé as a prominent driver of public policy based on the views, priorities and sensitivities revealed in a new Reason-Rupe 2014 Millennial Survey of young Americans age 18-29. While this groups’ historically liberal beliefs have Keep Reading…

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Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem’s body is

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has granted Casey Kasem’s daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host’s wife from cremating his remains, but it’s unclear where those remains are or whether they’ve already been disposed of. A lawyer for Kasem’s daughter Kerri Kasem said Friday that when he went to give a Tacoma funeral Keep Reading…

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Donald Sterling dealt blow with judge’s ruling on doctors’ reports (CA)

A Los Angeles judge Friday rejected one of the central arguments Donald Sterling has used in hope of maintaining a voice in his family trust and stopping his wife’s sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer. Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said he had no authority to throw out the testimony and Keep Reading…

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Metro sued in probate court scandal (TN)

The court-appointed attorney for victims of a probate court scandal is suing Metro government for nearly $700,000, charging that a court official failed to monitor two cases and did not require the filing of mandatory annual reports. The two suits filed in Circuit Court by Paul Gontarek charge that Probate Master Robert H. Bradshaw was Keep Reading…

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Summer hiatus underway

With the exception of posting original commentary, Estate of Denial® will be on a summer hiatus over the next weeks. We anticipate being fully back in action by late July.

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The documents every 18-year-old and other young adults need

Adults of all ages – including your 18-year-old – need certain estate planning documents. Despite the horror stories Estate of Denial® posts with regard to abuses involving wills, trusts, guardianships and powers of attorney, one reality endures: while having these instruments is no guarantee they won’t be misused or offer a false sense of security, Keep Reading…

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Temple election gives Morales chance to address “major issues” of concern (TX)

A city of Temple special election is scheduled July 19 to fill the vacancy left with the resignation of former Mayor Pro Tem Judy Morales. Four candidates – including Judy Morales – have filed to run. As issues are an integral part of any campaign, Morales has new opportunity to address the “major issues” she Keep Reading…

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