Legal News Articles - Wills/Trusts/Estates
May 20, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Victims of state-sponsored terrorism have begun to receive compensation under the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act (USVSSTA), with payments flowing as of March of this year. While that’s good news for victims and their families harmed by such acts of terror, lawsuits continue to be filed by plaintiffs alleging that the playing field, as it were, is far from level.Read [ Payments Flowing to State Sponsored Terrorism Victims, but Lawsuits Continue ]
March 21, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Washington, DC: A new law on state sponsored terrorism may soon allow relatives of people killed in the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged ties to the terror attacks.Read [ New Law May Allow 9/11 Families to Take Saudi Government Officials to Court ]
November 17, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Long Beach, CA: Going to court to get to the bottom of legal issues can be frustrating and expensive. Lawyer and mediator Paul Carter says that parties in legal dispute should always at least consider what Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), better known as mediation, can do for them.Read [ Mediation Offers an Option to Court ]
November 13, 2013. By LAS Staff Writer.
Read [ Conrad O’Brien achieves dramatic victory in Superior Court ]
December 17, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Madoff Investor Returns $7.2 Billion to Ponzi Victims ]
April 27, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Inheritance Lawsuit Claims Ohio Woman Tricked Nine People out of Millions of Dollars ]
September 28, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Trusts and Estates: Put Your Trust in a Good Lawyer ]
December 17, 2007. By Paul Halpern.
Read [ Wills, Trusts, and Estates: "We thought we had all the bases covered" ]