San Antonio Laws
San Antonio Laws. San Antonio is the second-most populous city in Texas (after Houston), boasts a robust military industry, and is home of the Alamo. Just like any other large metropolis, the greater metropolitan San Antonio area has its share of traffic accidents, drunk driving arrests, and other matters that require some level of legal savvy.
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Baton Rouge Laws
(5 days ago) Car Accident Law. At any moment you could be in a Baton Rouge car accident. Whether you've had a nasty fender bender on your way to the Enchanted Doll Museum, or were a passenger on a motorcycle that accidentally drove into a swamp, you are probably seeking legal information. Here's some information on personal injury law in Louisiana.
Grand Rapids Laws
(5 days ago) Grand Rapids Laws. Grand Rapids really has something for everyone -- beaches, museums, golf, and attractions. Ranked as the #3 place in the U.S. for fun and recreation, it would be easy to forget that about going to court or having jury service. If you need legal information the articles below will help you understand Grand Rapids law in a
(4 days ago) People who face a legal issue in Indianapolis would do well to learn these local rules so that their case can be resolved in the most efficient manner. The articles below contain useful information on Indianapolis's laws, including car accident law, personal injury law, DUI, and more. You can also find links to local courts, as well as free and
(4 days ago) Jacksonville Laws. Jacksonville is home to beautiful riverfront streets, lined with boutiques and sidewalk cafes. Named for President Andrew Jackson (who never actually visited here) the city boasts 800,000 residents over 874 square miles. Finding legal information in such a …
Colorado Springs Laws
(9 days ago) Colorado Springs residents enjoy a city in a setting of unsurpassed beauty. Living at the base of the Rockies provides much needed inspiration to athletes and artists alike. An unexpected legal issue and all its attended complications can really bring you down from your Rocky Mountain high, so be sure to read about the law in Colorado Springs.
Long Island Laws
(4 days ago) Long Island Laws. Everyone in Long Island has an opinion on the best of everything: where to get the best pizza, the best coffee, the best wine, or the best bagel. They also know that the best and most accurate legal information comes from local sources. The laws in Long Island, or even in your town, may be different than those in the rest of
Ohio Extortion Laws
(3 days ago) Take or withhold/threaten to take or withhold official action. Charges and Penalties. Extortion is a felony of the third degree punishable by 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, or 36 months in prison and fines not exceeding $10,000. Coercion is a misdemeanor of the second degree punishable by not more than 90 days in jail and fines not exceeding $750.
New Orleans Laws
(5 days ago) New Orleans Laws. NOLA is more than just any old port city. It has a one-of-a-kind character and swagger that fits its unique history, culture, and, yes, courts. While being the largest city in Louisiana, the Crescent City traces its legal roots to France, Spain, and ancient Rome. Chances are, it’s different from anything you’ve seen
State Burglary Laws
(7 days ago) State Burglary Laws. Burglary is an offense which may have a different legal definition than the one many people think about when hearing the word. Please choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for burglary, including in depth overviews of select states' burglary offenses, penalties, and more.
Your Pittsburgh Car Accident: The Basics
(1 days ago) Pennsylvania law requires a minimum of $5,000 in personal injury protection, though you can opt for more. If your medical expenses exceed your personal injury protection limit, you can sue the at-fault party for the balance. Keep in mind that no-fault insurance only covers personal injuries. The at-fault party can still be liable for causing
Illinois Tax Laws
(5 days ago) Illinois Tax Laws. Taxes are collected at the federal, state, and local levels in several ways -- including income tax, sales tax, and special taxes on things like alcohol and tobacco. Illinois uses tax revenue to pay for state highways and infrastructure projects; public schools; the court system; regulatory agencies; and other matters that
Alaska Criminal Laws
(6 days ago) State criminal codes define criminal acts, lay out the elements of each, and outline the various punishments and sentences for those who are convicted. This section covers a broad selection of Alaska's criminal laws, such as driving under the influence (DUI), various drug crimes, robbery, assault, and homicide. While certain crimes, such as assault and murder, are prosecuted similarly from one
District of Columbia Marijuana Laws
(7 days ago) Federal Law and Marijuana in D.C. Although D.C. has decriminalized possession of up to two (2) ounces of marijuana for persons over the age of 21, federal law continues to prohibit the possession or use of any amount of marijuana. As a result, federal law enforcement officers may arrest anyone in the District for possession or use of any amount of marijuana as a violation of federal law.
Details on State Adverse Possession Laws
(5 days ago) The doctrine of "adverse possession" is one of the most interesting in the field of real property law. Sometimes referred to as "squatters' rights," adverse possession laws are often cited to settle boundary disputes with neighbors or to provide legal title for homeowners lacking documentary proof of ownership.
Ohio Consumer Laws
(2 days ago) This category also includes laws protecting consumers from cyber crimes like phishing and identity theft. Federal and state laws address these matters. In Ohio, for instance, customers have one year (or 18,000 miles) to make a claim under the state's lemon law. Click on a link below to learn more about this and other consumer laws in Ohio.
North Carolina Spousal Abuse Laws
(7 days ago) North Carolina General Statutes 14-226.1 (Violating orders of the court) Penalties. Assault on a female: A man, 18 years old or older, assaults a female. Class A1 misdemeanor. Habitual misdemeanor assault: Violates any provisions of assault statutes and causes physical injury and has 2 or more prior convictions for either misdemeanor or felony
Alaska Consumer Laws
(6 days ago) Some laws are meant to protect consumers from unscrupulous business practices and generally provide a level playing field for certain transactions, such as loan applications and retail purchases. These statutes, referred to as consumer laws, often are enforced by state attorneys general. FindLaw's Alaska consumer laws section covers state laws that address identity theft, pyramid schemes
District of Columbia Product Liability Laws
(5 days ago) D.C. law encourages the production and sale of safe products. If you've been harmed by a defective product, you may be entitled to financial compensation under a number of different legal theories. Get started before the statute of limitations runs out by receiving a case review from an experienced attorney familiar with the District of
District of Columbia Gun Control Laws
(9 days ago) Machine Gun Laws. Possession, sale, or transfer of machine guns is prohibited in D.C. Penalties for Illegal Firearm Possession. Possession of a firearm by a person with a felony conviction is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The minimum sentence for this violation is 1 year.
West Virginia Consumer Laws
(Just Now) West Virginia Consumer Laws Unless you live in a cabin in the woods and make everything yourself, you're a consumer. All states, including West Virginia, have laws that protect the interests of consumers by regulating certain business activities and prosecuting crimes …
New Hampshire State Lotteries Laws
(7 days ago) New Hampshire State Lottery Law at a Glance New Hampshire has the nation's oldest legal lottery, founded in 1964 after a large majority of the state's towns and cities voted in favor of its creation. The New Hampshire Lottery Commission claims on its Website that the lottery has contributed more than $1.6 billion to state public education
District of Columbia Perjury Laws
(5 days ago) Understanding the true meaning in a statute is a necessary but often difficult task. Getting the legal content without all the legalese usually found in statutes can help to better understand the law and save you time in the process. The chart below is such an example. Read on for a concise guide to the District of Columbia's perjury laws.
Illinois Lemon Laws
(7 days ago) Illinois lemon law coverage includes new cars (purchased or leased), light trucks and vans under 8,000 pounds, and recreational vehicles (excluding trailers). The coverage lasts for the first 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever occurs first and the vehicles must have been purchased in Illinois.
Montana Estate Planning Laws
(5 days ago) Summary of Montana law with regard to the drafting and execution of living wills, which are documents detailing an individual's preferences for medical and end-of-life care. Montana Probate and Estate Tax Laws Article outlining the basics of Montana's probate and estate tax laws, including information about what a surviving spouse receives if
Arizona Child Support Modification
(1 days ago) Arizona law prioritizes child support by making it a primary obligation, with other financial obligations considered secondary. However, there are times when a parent can't pay what they owe. For instance, after a lay off. Whether you're the parent paying or collecting the child support, there are times when you may need to change the amount.
Indiana Resisting Arrest Laws
(6 days ago) Statute(s) Indiana Code, Title 35, Article 44.1, Chapter 3, Section 35-44.1-3-1 (Resisting Law Enforcement) What Is Resisting Arrest? Resisting arrest occurs when a person knowingly and intentionally:. Forcibly resists or interferes with a law enforcement officer or a person assisting the officer while the officer is lawfully engaged in executing their duties;
Portland Dog Bites: The Basics
(5 days ago) Oregon's One Bite Law. In Oregon, there isn't a dog bite law on the books. Basically, a dog owner is strictly liable for injuries caused by the dog only if the owner knows or has reason to know of the animal's dangerous propensities. Otherwise, the dog gets "one free bite." This is a controversial law and many citizens are trying to change it.
Your Seattle Car Accident: The Basics
(6 days ago) Note that if a law enforcement officer was at the scene of the accident and filed an accident report, you need not file a duplicate report under the accident report law. Liability, Fault and Auto Insurance. The big question in a car accident case is who is liable -- that is, who must pay -- for the damage caused by the accident.
Oklahoma Car Accident Report Basics
(3 days ago) Oklahoma law requires drivers to immediately notify their local police department, the county sheriff’s office, or the nearest State Highway Patrol office if a car accident results in any deaths or injuries. The most efficient way of notifying the proper authorities is to dial 9-1-1 and have them dispatch an officer to the scene.
District of Columbia Consumer Laws
(8 days ago) The District of Columbia's consumer statutes include laws prohibiting trusts, credit card fraud, deceptive trade practices (just as "bait and switch" or false advertising), and more. Other laws, such as the district's lemon laws, provide reassurance to those who purchase certain goods. A number of these laws are criminal in nature, such as the