Columns

MY TURN: Attorney believes in common sense approach to law

August 22, 2014

By Tom Kirvan He was on the tennis court when summoned to legal duty. Gordon Snavely an attorney specializing in estate planning, probate work, and real estate law remembers the moment well. He was on court, not in court, with then Oakland ...

COMMENTARY: Court discretion and the vagaries of child support

August 22, 2014

By Marie E. Matyjaszek If I had a dime for every time child support interfered with a consent order being signed, I wouldn't be sitting here writing this article for you (or maybe I would, but it would be from a beach in Hawaii). Child support is ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: What the poor eat

August 22, 2014

By Nick Roumel Syndicated columnist Joe Sobran once concluded that there was no poverty in America because while he was driving through a poorer section of Washington D.C., he saw an overweight Hispanic man drinking a diet soda. I have never forgotten ...

TAKING STOCK: BlackRock and W.P. Carey

August 22, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I have been reading your column for over 20 years and often wonder why you never mention BlackRock. I have 70 shares at a good profit and would consider selling 20 shares and buying 200 shares of W.P. Carey. Please give me your ...

TAKING STOCK: BlackRock and W.P. Carey

August 22, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I have been reading your column for over 20 years and often wonder why you never mention BlackRock. I have 70 shares at a good profit and would consider selling 20 shares and buying 200 shares of W.P. Carey. Please give me your ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: What the poor eat

August 22, 2014

By Nick Roumel Syndicated columnist Joe Sobran once concluded that there was no poverty in America because while he was driving through a poorer section of Washington D.C., he saw an overweight Hispanic man drinking a diet soda. I have never forgotten ...