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Gender bias and inheritance rights (INDIA)

This article out of India shows an effort to update laws through moving toward gender equality with regard to inheritance rights. MUMBAI: Ruling on two property disputes, the Bombay HC questioned the remnants of gender discrimination in Hindu succession laws which give preference to paternal relatives and the husband’s kin, saying they were “discriminatory and Keep Reading…

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Estate abuse can involve parents, lawyers, ‘sitting duck’ status

The media is full of “beware financial elder abuse” articles.  Financial elder abuse can take many forms.  Estate of Denial® acknowledges it as a component of some Involuntary Redistribution of Assets (IRA) cases involving wills, trusts, guardianships or powers of attorney on which we report, however, as estate looting actions impact a wide age range Keep Reading…

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As trial approaches, IJ video highlights Motel Caswell civil asset forfeiture case (MA)

Civil asset forfeiture actions are an alarming trend increasingly seen across the U.S.  This week, a Massachusetts motel owner will be in court attempting to keep his property from being confiscated by the government. Check out this latest video from the Institute for Justice on POLICING FOR PROFIT:  Feds try to take innocent elderly couple’s Mom-and-Pop Keep Reading…

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‘Avoidable’ video gives disturbing national security threat reminder

Blunder or betrayal?  Incompetency or indifference?  Sloppy or sleazy?  These are questions surrounding the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead and what increasingly appears as a politically-motivated cover-up designed to deny the American public a clear picture of critical national security issues.  As the government claiming “an unprecedented level Keep Reading…

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‘Barratry Bonanza’ for Mark Burnett?

The Lemon was lucky enough to sit down with Mark Burnett to get a sneak preview of his new personal injury lawyer reality show, “Barratry Bonanza.” Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re familiar with Burnett’s work. He’s a producer of “Survivor,” the creator of “The Apprentice,” and the executive producer of “The Voice” Keep Reading…

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