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Script Newsletter: March 2014

In this issue: - A Look Behind the OIG’s Work Plan - Do You Need an Estate Plan? - Same-Gender Marriage Implications for Employee Benefit Plans - New Child Abuse Reporting Law Gets Tough -...more

Council of EU Publishes UK Issues Paper on MLD4

On November 24, the Council of the European Union published a note (dated November 8, 2013) from the Council Presidency to Council Delegations which includes a UK issues paper on the fourth Money Laundering Directive (MLD4)....more

Elder Financial Abuse: Prevention and Remedies

I have written about elder financial abuse, and I will keep writing about it until stops. It is unfathomable to me that schemes to defraud the elderly are so pervasive. These seniors are attractive targets for financial...more

State of Iowa v. Rodney Lee Bean Affirms Need for Oversight of a Representative Under Power of Attorney

A recent criminal case, State of Iowa v. Rodney Lee Bean, Court of Appeals of Iowa, No. 3-494/11-1828 (September 5, 2013), shows us how elderly individuals can be easily abused, both physically and financially....more

Life Insurance Beneficiary Who Murdered Policyholder Is Not Entitled To Benefits

Applying the common law “slayer rule,” a federal district court in New York held that a beneficiary of an ERISA-governed life insurance plan forfeit his claim to insurance proceeds after he pled guilty to murdering the...more

Firearms Perils

Federal and state law can create significant criminal liability exposure to clients, fiduciaries and planners when firearms are involved. ...more

IRS Announces Information Sharing Agreement With Australia And The UK To Combat Tax Evasion

The IRS continues to aggressively pursue offshore tax evasion. Another example of which is plan to share tax information with Australia and the United Kingdom....more

When Should I Call a Lawyer?

You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more

Elder Financial Abuse

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is involved in providing financial protection against elder abuse; indeed, it is specifically tasked with that responsibility. The Bureau's Office of Older Americans is charged by the...more

Divorce can be costly, especially when it reveals undisclosed foreign assets. [Video]

Divorce is one of the major triggers that ends up revealing foreign assets. And the problem for divorcing couples is even if they agree on the division of assets, it can be difficult if not illegal, to try and do it...more

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E391

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E391 In This Issue: 1. "How to Appeal Your New Jersey Property Taxes and Win" 2. 911 Operators Immune from Mishandled Calls. 3. County not Liable for Laxity in Road Inspections. ...more

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E390

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E390 In This Issue: Recent Cases 1. Non-Profit Facility not Liable for Criminal Acts of Employee. 2. No Vacating of 2005 Guilty Plea where Defendant did not prove he was misadvised by...more

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E389

NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E389 In This Issue: Recent Cases 1. Lab Report Not Admissible in DWI Case. 2. Laurick Motion to vacate DWI guilty plea Requires Prima facie Case for Relief. 3. Social Networking...more

NJ Laws Email Newsletter E388

NJ Laws Email Newsletter E388 In This Issue: 1. Free Will Seminars and Speakers Bureau 2. New YouTube Videos / Podcasts Videos; Can you help instruct us how to add to iTunes? 3. Community Events ...more

IRS Announces New Voluntary Disclosure Program for Offshore Accounts and Assets

On January 9, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) reopened an Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (“OVDI”) to give U.S. taxpayers with offshore accounts a third opportunity to disclose such accounts, pay any taxes...more

IRS Announces New Voluntary Disclosure Program for Offshore Accounts and Assets

On January 9, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) reopened an Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (“OVDI”) to give U.S. taxpayers with offshore accounts a third opportunity to disclose such accounts, pay any taxes...more

More IRS Offshore Penalties May be Coming!

Taxpayers with certain foreign held assets will be required to describe those assets on a new form which must be attached to their 2011 Form 1040 individual income tax returns. The new form, still in draft format is Form...more

E380 NJ Laws Email Newsletter

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E379 NJ Laws Email Newsletter

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E378 1. Selecting A Guardian in Your Will for Minor Children. 2. Objection to Lab Report Starts After all Reports Provided. 3....

E378 1. Selecting A Guardian in Your Will for Minor Children. 2. Objection to Lab Report Starts After all Reports Provided. 3. Dispatch of Suspiciously Parked Car Permits Questioning. 4. Join AVVO and rate Kenneth Vercammen,...more

CROSS-BORDER TAXATION - IRS Tax Amnesty For Failure To Report Foreign Accounts About To Expire

Picture the following ....... A young man born in the United States, while vacationing in Canada, meets and falls in love with a Canadian woman. They get married and thereafter make their home in Vancouver, Canada, for the...more

Legal Beagle Newsletter April 2011 Edition

What's going on in your neighborhood? Find out! Read our April Edition of the Legal Beagle to get, "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" of our local towns and riveting national news....more

E365 1. Kenneth Vercammen and John Menzel were included in the 2011 “Super Lawyers” 2. Hearsay not admissible at trial. 3....

E365 1. Kenneth Vercammen and John Menzel were included in the 2011 “Super Lawyers” 2. Hearsay not admissible at trial. 3. Charity & Community Events 4. April is National Donate Life Month- Organ Donation 5. Join the...more

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