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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

Wisconsin Business Corporate Laws

Thursday, October 26th, 2006
Posted by Patrick

If you are opening a business in Wisconsin, take a look at this blog entry. It doesn’t go into a great deal of detail, but it will give you some pointers when dealing with the Wisconsin Business Corporate Laws.

If you are looking for Wisconsin Business Corporate Laws, you ... continue reading

West Virginia Business Corporate Laws

Thursday, October 26th, 2006
Posted by Patrick

If you have decided to become a business owner in West Virginia, congratulations! That is a big step! However, before you open a business or corporation in the state of West Virginia, you should be well versed in the West Virginia Business Corporate Laws.

These laws have been created ... continue reading

Idaho Will and Living Trust Laws

Thursday, October 26th, 2006
Posted by Lacey

Idaho law permits wills and living trusts as legal documents that leaves your estate to your heirs at the time of your death.  Holographic wills which is a handwritten will is permitted but requires that the “material provisions” of the will be in your handwriting.  To ensure that every part ... continue reading

Nevada Business Corporate Laws

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
Posted by Patrick

While browsing on the internet recently, I came across the Nevada Business Corporate Laws. There are a lot of them, as businesses in any state will need to follow strict guidelines and laws throughout its life. The listings of the Nevada Business Corporate Laws I found over the internet were ... continue reading

New York Life Insurance Laws

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Posted by James

Did you know that New York Life Insurance Laws have historically set the standard for other state life insurance laws? I just found out that New York was one of the first states to pass the law that women could take out policies on their husbands. Other states were not ... continue reading

California Will and Living Trust Laws

Monday, October 23rd, 2006
Posted by Lacey

If you die without a will also referred to as intestate ; by California law the state will determine your beneficiaries.  Everything you own will not automatically go to the state instead if you are married or established a registered domestic partnership, they will receive your community property.  If you ... continue reading

Tennessee Speeding Ticket Laws

Saturday, October 21st, 2006
Posted by Paige

Speeding ticket can become a major problem if you manage to get them on a regular basis.  Once you begin getting into second and third speeding ticket violations you could receive a drastic monetary fine.  The points you will acquire on your license will not help the situation because they ... continue reading

Idaho FMLA - Family Medical Leave Acts Laws

Saturday, October 21st, 2006
Posted by Brittney

Idaho FMLA-Family Medical Leave Acts Laws are the ones that most states follow. All employers and employees are advised to know these laws.

According to Idaho FMLA-Family Medical Leave Acts Laws those who worked for an employer for at least 12 months (1,250 hours total) are eligible to be ... continue reading

Wisconsin Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Identity theft is a crime in which key pieces of personal information (such as Social Security Number, driver’s license numbers, etc) are used fraudulently.  Victims are left with a tainted reputation and it is very complicated to catch these criminals and restore the victim’s good names.

Wisconsin victims commonly ... continue reading

Idaho Holiday Pay Laws

Thursday, October 19th, 2006
Posted by Maya

For the sakes of employers and employees in Idaho, let’s take a look at the laws governing holiday pay in that state.

Compared to other states, Idaho offers remarkably little protection to employees under the law. In Idaho, you are not legally entitled to breaks, no matter how long ... continue reading

Federal Parking Ticket Laws

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
Posted by Maya

Parking laws are almost exclusively the forte of state and local governments; the federal government is almost never involved in making blanket parking legislation. There are a few exceptions, however, and you CAN receive a federal parking ticket.

One demand the federal government makes of the states is that ... continue reading

West Virginia Speeding Ticket Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Paige

Getting speeding tickets can be a huge burden financially.  Between appearances in traffic court and heavy fines, it is best to avoid getting tickets at all cost.  The best way to do that is to know something about West Virginia Speeding Ticket Laws.  It is your responsibility under West Virginia ... continue reading

Wyoming Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

A judge has ordered several telemarketing firms, including one in Wyoming, to permanently stop doing business in violation of Wyoming fraud laws and pay $1 million in civil penalties, restitution, and fees and costs, the State Attorney General announced today.  The judgment involves companies that offered bogus “Government Grants” to ... continue reading

Wisconsin Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

In two similar cases, Wisconsin companies recently reported judgments against two gasoline companies under Wisconsin fraud laws.  Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager announced recently that a Dane County Circuit Court has entered a judgment against Bulk Petroleum Corp., in the Attorney General’s lawsuit against the company for illegally raising the posted ... continue reading

West Virginia Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

West Virginia Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., recently announced that the state of West Virginia has reached an agreement with Paypal, Inc. to resolve an investigation into the company’s business practices. In addition to changing its business practices, Paypal will make a voluntary payment to West Virginia and the ... continue reading

Washington Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Violations of Washington fraud laws are in the news this week with two stories involving identity theft and fraud.

In the first news item, three borrowers were charged with felony theft and identity theft under the Washington fraud laws.  Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that his office ... continue reading

Virginia Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

In a court case with nationwide implications, a brother and sister were recently found guilty of using spam – unsolicited internet advertisements – to commit fraud under the Virginia fraud laws.

The pair, who illegally sent unsolicited junk e-mail to millions of America Online customers, was convicted under Virginia ... continue reading

Vermont Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

An auto advertising firm recently entered into a voluntary agreement to avoid prosecution under Vermont fraud laws. Gunning & Associates Marketing, Inc. does business under various names, including G&A Marketing, Fleet Liquidators of America, and National Fleet Liquidators. It enters into agreements with dealerships around the country to provide promotional ... continue reading

Utah Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

State Attorney General Mark Shurtleff announced recently that an agreement has been reached with Schering-Plough Corporation to settle allegations that the pharmaceutical manufacturer defrauded the Medicaid Program under Utah fraud laws. The company also improperly marketed drugs for “off-label” use. Schering will pay the state and federal government nearly $255 ... continue reading

Texas Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

The federal government is cracking down on those who commit fraud under federal and Texas fraud laws. Recently, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales created the Hurricane Katrina Fraud Task Force to deter, investigate and prosecute disaster-related federal crime, such as charity fraud and insurance fraud.

This task force, chaired by ... continue reading

Tennessee Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

A recent settlement under Tennessee fraud laws ensures that auto dealers don’t engage in false advertising. Specifically, the state Attorney General targeted G& A Marketing, a firm that advertised used cars as “fleet liquidations” caused by the bankruptcy of a major rental car company.

“The problem is that such ... continue reading

South Dakota Fraud Laws

Friday, October 13th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Attorney General Larry Long is warning South Dakota consumers about an old foreign lottery swindle with a new look. The latest version of this scam shows up by mail in a very professionally printed award notification. The prize does not come by way of a phony cashier’s check, but a ... continue reading