WORLD AFFAIRS: Updated British government dossier issued Nov. 14, 2001, outlines evidence against Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida network in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Read the full text of the dossier.
Death and Taxes
ESTATE PLANNING: Do you want a court to distribute your wealth after you die? Or would you prefer to have the trustee of your choice administer your estate through a living trust? California attorney Wilma Aarons discusses all of your options and what you can do to protect the future of your loved ones.
Just say "No Comment"
FINANCIAL LAW: Commenting on preliminary discussions for a not-yet-disclosed corporate merger can bring your company regulatory problems. Florida attorney Judith E. McCaffrey warns that in the timing for disclosure management must strike a balance between keeping its investors informed with protecting competitive information.
Power of Attorney
PROTECTING YOU: We get many questions from consumers about the granting of various types of Power of Attorney. This section addresses those questions, including an article by Attorney Michael E. Petrie on the "who, what, when, where and how" of the subject.