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Contrary to what some commenters are reporting, the federal District of Massachusetts decision issued last week in Remington v. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., CV 15-10010-RGS, 2016 WL 4975194 (D. Mass. Sept. 16, 2016), while indeed a positive and helpful decision, does not represent a consolidated victory against independent contractor misclassification claims.

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Trusts are a popular way of safeguarding family wealth, protecting assets from unexpected claims from third parties or avoiding forced heirship.

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Many predicted before the EU referendum that a vote to leave would have a negative effect on the property market. Now that Brexit is set to become a reality, that has transferred into worry amongst many with a stake in property, which in turn could make the predicted negativity become a self-fulfilling prophecy. But is Brexit really a cause for concern for those who have money invested in property, or is there actually nothing to worry about?

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Volaw Group have organised an abseil down the side of Mont Orgueil castle in Gorey in aid of CLIC Sargent Jersey.

John Fox’s Jersey Adventures is providing their expertise to run the event, which will see around 30 people make the descent on Sunday 4 September 2016.

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International transportation and business attorney John N. Hove, currently a partner in the Dallas/Fort Worth office of the national transportation law firm of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, will establish the Scopelitis Firm’s newest office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Read more: The Scopelitis Law Firm Opens New Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma