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Dividing a Pension in California that is Part Community Property and Part Separate Property

For many divorcing couples, one of the larger and more important assets is often retirement benefits. To the extent the pension or other retirement asset was earned during the marriage it is community property and subject to division in the … Continue reading

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Tracing the Money When You Sell Pre-marital Separate Property During Marriage

Darryl owned a piece of real estate in London while he was single (which is why excerpts from the opinion below make reference to English Pounds rather than U.S. Dollars). He married Tracey. They lived together in the London property. … Continue reading

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16 Separate Claims of Embezzlement Treated as a Single Related Claim

Not all courts read policies with a blind eye or with a goal of maximizing coverage. In Continental Casualty Company v. Howard Hoffman and Associates, 2011 IL App (1st) 100957 (August 15, 2011),sixteen different probate estates filed claims against a … Continue reading

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Rules of the Civil Service Commission providing for separate Layoff Units for law enforcement personnel employed by Environmental Conservation

Rules of the Civil Service Commission providing for separate Layoff Units for law enforcement personnel employed by Environmental ConservationSource: New York State Register March 23, 2011 – Volume XXXIII, Issue 12 The New York State Civil Service Commission has adopted … Continue reading

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WV: Cell phone seized under SW for car needs no separate SW to search it

Having searched a car and seizing evidence under a search warrant, a separate search warrant is not required to search a cell phone that was properly seized as evidence of a crime under the warrant. State v. White, 2011 W. … Continue reading

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