Tag Archives: Been

Deadly duck boat accident – could it have been prevented? It appears so.

A fatal duck boat accident in Branson, Missouri claims the lives of 17.  Thirty-one people were on board the Ride the Ducks duck boat in Branson, Missouri when the boat capsized and sank due to heavy winds.  There was a … Continue reading

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Stepparent visitation where biological parent's rights had been terminated – Published opinion from Ky Court of Appeals

FRY V. CAUDILL   Stepfather filed a petition for visitation with stepchildren. Biological father’s rights had been terminated and although stepfather had not adopted the children, they had his last name, called him dad, and relied on him solely for … Continue reading

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What happens on death when you've been separated from your spouse for eons, but not divorced?

Many of you know people who have been separated from a spouse for years but who have never bothered to go through with the divorce. Sometimes I meet clients who tell me that they have been separated for 25 or … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain May Have Been Richer Than First Assumed

Famous television chef Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in France in June and his will was filed in a Manhattan court last week, determining that his worth totaled approximately $1.2 million. The will though also included language that implied that he… … Continue reading

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Much-awaited US Supreme Court decision has been rendered: Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

The decision is available here and further documentation is available in the following blog: http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/animal-science-products-inc-v-hebei-welcome-pharmaceutical-co-ltd/. I would also like to refer to previous posts by fellow editors here and here. The US Supreme Court held that: “A federal court determining … Continue reading

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