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In all of the Spanish regions where inheritance is covered by the Spanish Civil Code, children are legally entitled to two-thirds of the deceased parents’ assets.  However, on October 3, 2015, a new law came into effect in Spain’s Basque Country region which allowed parents to disinherit their...

Another potential medical nightmare: obtaining medical records The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") was enacted by the United States Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996.  The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes national standards to protect...