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Iowa Labor Laws

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006
Posted by Maya

Whether you are an employer or an employee, you owe it to yourself to be familiar with the labor laws in your area. In some states, federal laws set by the US Department of Labor are the only laws governing labor, and in other states, the state government has legislated ... continue reading

New York Insurance Fraud Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Molly

Insurance fraud is one of the largest white-collar crimes in America today, second only to tax evasion. New York City has the dubious distinction of having the 9 th highest rate of insurance fraud cases in the nation.

In order to combat the rising number of cases, New York ... continue reading

Alabama Marriage Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Patrick

I went looking for the Alabama Marriage Laws on the internet today and was glad to see they were easy to find and understand. Anyone planning to “Tie The Knot” in the state of Alabama should be well educated on the Alabama Marriage Laws. If you are not, then I ... continue reading

Wyoming Will and Living Trust Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Lacey

In the state of Wyoming if you are over the age of nineteen and of sound mind the law allows you to make a Will and Living Trust.  You may prepare a handwritten Will in your own handwriting or have it typed.  This must be witnessed by at least two ... continue reading

Georgia Adoption Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Georgia’s Safe Have law permits a mother to surrender an infant up to one week old at any medical facility. These include hospitals, infirmaries, health centers and birthing centers, but not the private offices of physicians or dentists. The mother must provide her name, address and proof of identity. The ... continue reading

Louisiana Exempt Employee Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Brittney

Residents of the state of Louisiana who need to know the guidelines regarding tax exemptions can refer to Louisiana exempt employee laws. These laws also cover tax liability as well.

Louisiana exempt employee laws help employees know when they can claim exemptions on their W-4 or similar earning form. ... continue reading

Kentucky Exempt Employee Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Brittney

Kentucky exempt employee laws help citizens understand their responsibility regarding the payment of taxes. These laws specifically address issues of tax exemption.

Kentucky exempt employee laws help employees know when they can claim exemptions on their W-4 or similar earning form. For example, usually when people are working they ... continue reading

Nevada Probate Court

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
Posted by Jamie

Nevada, like many other states, does not have a separate Nevada probate court system in place for the sole purpose of handling issues regarding probate laws. However, the state of Nevada does still enact all probate laws. Instead of having a Nevada probate court, the District Court of Nevada handles ... continue reading

Wyoming Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Have you ever wondered about the Wyoming criminal statute of limitations laws? They are really simple. Wyoming is the only state in the union that has no statute of limitation for any criminal offense, period. In Wyoming, you could steal a candy bar today and be prosecuted for it 99 ... continue reading

Wisconsin Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Wisconsin has no statute of limitations on the most serious offenses, called Class A felonies. Class A felonies are those that carry sentences of life in prison. A suspect can commit a Class A felony when she is 21 and be prosecuted for it at the age of 91.  A ... continue reading

West Virginia Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Let’s look at the West Virginia criminal statute of limitations laws. Unlike many other states, West Virginia has not extended the statute of limitations in cases involving DNA identification of suspects. Under the West Virginia criminal statute of limitations laws, the statute of limitations for misdemeanor sexual offenses is a ... continue reading

Washington Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

The statue of limitations for sexual assault, or rape, in Washington is 10 years. 

Under the Washington criminal statute of limitations laws, there is no statute of limitations for the most serious felonies. These include murder, homicide by abuse, and vehicular homicide.

 In addition, several crimes have no ... continue reading

Virginia Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Under the Virginia criminal statute of limitations laws, there is no statute of limitations for sexual assault, or rape, as long as the charge is a felony. Virginia is also one of a number of states, including Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island and Wyoming, which have no time limit for the ... continue reading

Vermont Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Vermont has no statute of limitation on the most serious charges, called Class A felonies. Prosecution for aggravated sexual assault, murder, or kidnapping may begin at any time. A crime of arson that results in death also carries no statute of limitation. The statue of limitations is 11 years for ... continue reading

Utah Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

There have been some recent changes to the Utah criminal statute of limitations laws. The statute of limitations has been extended in cases involving DNA identification of suspects. The new laws are meant to correct wrongful convictions, as well as protect victim’s rights.

Under the Utah criminal statute of ... continue reading

Texas Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Texas is one of several states that have recently extended the statute of limitations in cases involving DNA identification of suspects. Under the Texas criminal statute of limitations laws, the statute of limitations for sexual assault, or rape, is 10 years, if there is no DNA evidence. Most other felonies ... continue reading

Tennessee Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Let’s look at the Tennessee criminal statute of limitations laws. Unlike many other states, Tennessee has made no recent changes to the statute of limitation laws in light of improvements in DNA technology.

Under the Tennessee criminal statute of limitations laws, there is no statute of limitations for forcible ... continue reading

South Dakota Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

South Dakota provides no statute of limitations on the most serious offenses, known as Class A felonies. There is also no statute of limitations for murder, kidnapping, or conspiracy to murder. 

Under the South Dakota criminal statute of limitations laws, Class B and Class 1 felonies have no statute ... continue reading

South Carolina Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Many people seem to have questions on the  South Carolina criminal statute of limitations laws. South Carolina has no statute of limitation on any crime except writing bad checks. This puts South Carolina in the fout strictest states, in regard to statutes of limitations. Kentucky also has no statute of ... continue reading

Rhode Island Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Rhode Island has no statue of limitations on the most serious, Class A, felonies. Under the Rhode Island laws, there is no statute of limitations for sexual assault, or rape.  The statute of limitations for many other crimes is 12 years.

Under the Rhode Island criminal statute of limitations ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Let’s look at the Pennsylvania criminal statute of limitations laws. There is no statute of limitations for murder, manslaughter or conspiracy to commit murder in Pennsylvania. Many serious crimes in Pennsylvania have a statute of limitations of 12 years. Under the Pennsylvania criminal statute of limitations laws, the statute of ... continue reading

Oregon Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

The statute of limitation for sexual assault, or rape, is 6 years under the Oregon criminal statute of limitations laws. If the victim of rape or sexual abuse was a minor, the statute of limitations expires when the victim is 24 years old.  If the offense is reported to the ... continue reading

Oklahoma Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Oklahoma is one of several states that have recently extended the statute of limitations on crimes involving DNA identification. Each state sets its own criminal statutes of limitations.

Under the Oklahoma criminal statute of limitations laws, the statute of limitations for sexual assault, or rape, is 7 years.  In ... continue reading

Ohio Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Under the Ohio criminal statute of limitations laws, many serious felonies (except murder) have a 20 year statute of limitations. Less serious felonies have a statute of limitations of 6 years. Most misdemeanors have a statute of limitation of 2 years and petty charges, or minor misdemeanors carry a statute ... continue reading

North Dakota Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Several people have asked me about the North Dakota criminal statute of limitations laws. In North Dakota, the statute of limitations for almost any felony other than murder is 3 years. This includes assault and rape, and is one of the most liberal policies of any state. By contrast, the ... continue reading

North Carolina Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

North Carolina is one of the toughest states on crime, by almost any objective measure. There are no statutes of limitation on felonies in North Carolina. Kentucky is the only other state that has no statute of limitations on felonies. The neighboring state of South Carolina has no statute of ... continue reading

New Mexico Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

In New Mexico, there is no statute of limitations on capital or first degree felonies. The statute of limitations on second degree felonies is 6 years. For third or fourth degree felonies, the statute of limitations the statute of limitations is 5 years. Misdemeanors carry a statute of limitations of ... continue reading

New Jersey Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Let’s look at the New Jersey criminal statute of limitations laws. Until recently, New Jersey was one of the few states that had a statute of limitations on manslaughter. Suspects had to be prosecuted on manslaughter charges within 5 years. 

Under the New Jersey criminal statute of limitations laws, ... continue reading

New Hampshire Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Most misdemeanors have a 1 year statute of limitations under the New Hampshire criminal statutes of limitations laws. In many cases, the statute of limitations for felonies in New Hampshire is 6 years.

Recently, New Hampshire Representative Charles Bass, a Republican, voted in favor of legislation that would toughen ... continue reading

Nevada Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

There is no statute of limitations on murder in Nevada. This means that a murder prosecution may begin at any time, even decades after the crime. 

Under recent changes in the Nevada criminal statute of limitations laws, there is no statute of limitations for sexual assault, or rape, if ... continue reading