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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

Wyoming Identity Theft Laws

Wednesday, October 25th, 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.

In order to ... 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

West Virginia 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.

The top 5 ... continue reading

Washington 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.

The top 5 ... continue reading

Virginia Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Virginia identity theft laws were designed to protect innocent victims from a crime. If you have never thought about the ramifications of identity theft, you may not realize how disturbing it can be for the victim. If someone steals your identity by taking personal information like your social security number, ... continue reading

Vermont Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

The Vermont identity theft laws have been recently updated to reflect the seriousness of this ever-growing crime. The rise in identity theft cases has been alarming, and both Vermont laws and Federal laws are being revised to offset it. Vermont recently became one of about twenty states that have instigated ... continue reading

Utah Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Identity theft is defined as a crime in which your personal information, like your social security number, driver’s license number, PIN number, or other items are stolen in order to be used for someone else’s gain. The victim of identity theft is left with both emotional and financial losses. Plus, ... continue reading

Texas Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

    Identity theft is what happens when a person illegally uses either personal or financial information that belongs to another person. Examples of the information that people steal are account numbers, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and PIN numbers.

The state of Texas is very serious about its identity ... continue reading

Tennessee Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

The state of Tennessee is actively working to upgrade its identity theft laws. Both the state and the federal government are concerned about the huge number of identity theft cases that have cropped up over the past few years. Today I would like to take the time to talk about ... continue reading

South Dakota Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

South Dakota’s identity theft laws were designed to help prevent you from being a victim of ID theft. But to truly protect yourself from identity theft, the first thing you should do is consider how to divulge information about your identity to someone you do not know. You should never ... continue reading

South Carolina Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Identity theft is the fastest growing white-collar crime in the United States today. It can be defined as the unauthorized access and/or use of your personal information for fraudulent purposes, usually financial gain. The personal information used by identity thieves can be gathered in a variety of ways. They ... continue reading

Rhode Island Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Rhode Island identity theft laws were created for two reasons: to safeguard innocent victims from the crime of identity theft, and to prosecute the criminals who are stealing others’ identities.

If you suspect that you’re a victim of identity theft, contact the credit bureau right away. It is not ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Pennsylvania identity theft laws were created in order to try to offset the huge number of identity theft cases that are cropping up all over the state. The majority of these people are victims of credit card fraud, which can be a very devastating occurrence.

People can steal your ... continue reading

Oregon Identity Theft Laws

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Posted by Molly

The number of identity theft cases in Oregon has risen dramatically over the past few years. The state of Oregon and the Federal government are both responding to these cases by tightening the identity theft laws. Oregon has even passed laws about using false information in emails, to try to ... continue reading