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Washington License Plate Laws

Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

If you are new to Washington, or even if you are a lifetime resident you should be aware of some of the traffic laws in the state. This includes Washington license plate laws. These laws govern the registration of, issuance and display of license plates. Before you can receive valid ... continue reading

List of Sex Offenders in Rhode Island

Monday, October 9th, 2006
Posted by Diane

The Sex Offender Community Notification Unit is releasing the following information due to a law known as the Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification Act. These individuals are subject to community notification to a list of sex offenders in Rhode Island which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public ... continue reading

Arizona Speeding Ticket Laws

Monday, October 9th, 2006
Posted by Paige

All operators of motor vehicles should be familiar with at least some Arizona Speeding Ticket Laws.  Motorists are prohibited from driving at speeds that are not reasonable or prudent on highways.  It is your responsibility to control your vehicle speed and be mindful of other drivers and pedestrians.  Under Arizona ... continue reading

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court

Sunday, October 8th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court made a few recent changes to their forms used to file bankruptcy. On October 1, 2006 the court revised many of their forms to file.  Make sure before you file that the latest forms are being used.  At the top of the form should be the date ... continue reading

Vermont Business Bankruptcy Laws

Saturday, October 7th, 2006
Posted by Molly

Vermont business bankruptcy laws are a lot like the business laws in other states. Often people have questions about business bankruptcy laws; basically they are right in line with the personal bankruptcy laws.

It’s important for you to know that, if you file bankruptcy, there are certain things the ... continue reading

Kentucky Personal Injury Laws

Friday, October 6th, 2006
Posted by Becca

The Kentucky personal injury laws outline what you can expect to happen if you are involved in an incident where someone else’s carelessness caused you injury. 

Even though the Kentucky personal injury laws allow you up to one year to file a claim, you’ll want to start gathering information ... continue reading

Arkansas Motorcycle License Laws

Friday, October 6th, 2006
Posted by Paige

We are going to look at some important regulations you will want to know as a motorcycle operator in Arkansas.  Arkansas Motorcycle License Laws allow residents to apply for an instruction permit at the age of 14.  While holding the instruction permit you must be supervised by a licensed driver who ... continue reading

Virginia Auto Accident Laws

Friday, October 6th, 2006
Posted by Nina

Virginia auto accident laws require you to stop right away if you are involved in any kind of car accident. Park you car someplace where it isn’t in the way of traffic and check to see if anyone is hurt. If someone is injured, make every effort to help that ... continue reading

Nevada Drug Testing Laws

Friday, October 6th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Under Nevada drug testing laws, state employees are subject to drug testing. However, this does not include members of the Nevada National Guard or employees of state penal, mental, and correctional institutions. No state law regulates private employer drug or alcohol testing.

Nevada drug testing laws provide that a person ... continue reading

Colorado Drug Testing Laws

Thursday, October 5th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Several people have asked questions regarding Colorado drug testing laws. Colorado unemployment compensation law provides that an employee may be disqualified from receiving unemployment compensation benefits if:  

The employee engages in off-the-job use of alcohol or a controlled substance to a degree that it results in interference with the ... continue reading

Washington Alcohol Laws

Thursday, October 5th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Today, let’s take a look at Washington alcohol laws. Washington’s laws on alcoholic beverages are unique in many respects. In particular, Washington has very lenient policies on felony DUI convictions.

In Washington, beer wine and spirits are sold in state-operated or state-contracted stores, sometimes called ABC or Package stores. ... continue reading

Vermont Alcohol Laws

Thursday, October 5th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Today, let’s take a look at Vermont alcohol laws. Vermont’s laws on alcoholic beverages are a bit more restrictive than many other states in the northeast.

In Vermont, fortified wine and spirits are sold by private agencies under state contract. Often, these agencies operate as a separate entity with ... continue reading

Illinois Alcohol Laws

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Several people have asked me to write about Illinois alcohol laws. Illinois’s laws on alcoholic beverages are less restrictive than many other states.

In Illinois, alcoholic beverages are sold in private liquor stores, not state-owned establishments. Beer, wine and spirits including cold beer are generally available in grocery and ... continue reading

Indiana Alcohol Laws

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Let’s discuss Indiana alcohol laws. Indiana’s laws on alcoholic beverages are less restrictive than many other states. In particular, until 2005, Indiana was one of only 3 states in the union where a driver may legally drink.

In Indiana, alcoholic beverages are sold in private liquor stores, not state-owned ... continue reading

List of Sex Offenders in Maine

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006
Posted by Diane

The Maine State Police, State Bureau of Identification, is the State agency responsible for the maintenance of the list of sex offenders in Maine pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act.

The following information about the registrant will be provided:

Name Date of birth Photograph (if ... continue reading

Idaho State General Business Laws

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
Posted by Mary

In Idaho, forming a sole proprietorships is a relatively pain-free task, since there is only one business owner, you. But, if you are planning to open your business under any other name besides your own, you will need to obtain one or more business, and possibly a state license. This ... continue reading

Hawaii Criminal Background Check Laws

Sunday, October 1st, 2006
Posted by Jamie

Hawaii criminal background check laws make it possible for a potential employee or landlord to perform a comprehensive criminal background check on an employee prior to accepting him or her as an employee or a tenant. The criminal background check laws require that the individual upon which the check is ... continue reading

Alabama Business Immigration Laws

Saturday, September 30th, 2006
Posted by Courtney

Realizing the importance of information pertaining to Alabama Business Immigration Laws, I have conducted in-depth research to come up with helpful answer to many common questions.  As we all know, this particular subject has become increasing important in recent months.  I discovered that the Alabama Department of Labor does not ... continue reading

California Criminal Background Check Laws

Friday, September 29th, 2006
Posted by Jamie

The California Criminal background check laws state that an individual must give consent before a criminal background check is performed on him or her. In most cases, it is necessary to obtain more information from an individual before a criminal background check can even be performed. For example, a checker ... continue reading

Filing Bankruptcy Laws in Minnesota

Friday, September 29th, 2006
Posted by Lacey

The bankruptcy laws in Minnesota follow the 2005 Bankruptcy Act for filing personal bankruptcy.  This Act requires all individual debtors who file for bankruptcy on or after October 17, 2005 to undergo credit counseling within six months before filing for bankruptcy relief as well as completing a financial management instructional ... continue reading

Underage Consumption Laws in Utah

Friday, September 29th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Today, let’s take a look at the underage consumption laws in Utah. Each state has its own unique liquor laws and Utah is certainly no exception. Utah has some of the most restrictive liquor laws in the United States, so it will come as no surprise that their laws governing ... continue reading

Utah Business Forms & Contracts Laws

Friday, September 29th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Many people have questions regarding Utah business forms & contracts laws. An excellent resource for the new business owner in Utah is the State of Utah’s OneStop Online Business Registration System.

By using the OneStop system available through the Utah Department of Commerce, you will be able to obtain forms ... continue reading

Underage Consumption Laws in Colorado

Thursday, September 28th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Many people have questions on the underage consumption laws in Colorado. Admittedly, Colorado has some contradictory liquor laws. It is illegal to sell wine in containers of less than 24 ounces, or spirits in containers of less than one fifth of a gallon. Yet, it is illegal for sizes larger ... continue reading

Nebraska Business Forms & Contracts Laws

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Today, let’s discuss Nebraska business forms & contracts laws. Contracts and other business forms can be one of the most confusing aspects of operating your own business.

Most businesses operate primarily under state and local law, rather than federal law. Each state sets its own business laws and creates ... continue reading

Minnesota Business Forms & Contracts Laws

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Today, let’s take a look at the Minnesota business forms & contracts laws. Contracts and other business forms can be one of the most confusing aspects of operating your own business.

A variety of business forms can be found on the state website. The Minnesota Secretary of State’s business ... continue reading

Arizona Motorcycle License Laws

Sunday, September 24th, 2006
Posted by Paige

Arizona Motorcycle License Laws require you to be at least 16 to apply for a motorcycle license or endorsement. If you are under 18 you must have held an Arizona instruction permit for at least 5 months and it must be valid at the time of application. Completion of a motorcycle driver ... continue reading

New Mexico Medical Malpractice Laws

Sunday, September 24th, 2006
Posted by Becca

The New Mexico medical malpractice laws use both the state statutes and previous court rulings to define the state’s medical malpractice laws.  Together, these resources help people clearly see what to expect if they ever find themselves involved in a medical malpractice case.

One area of New Mexico medical ... continue reading

Florida Personal Bankruptcy Laws

Friday, September 22nd, 2006
Posted by Molly

Choosing to file bankruptcy is a personal decision, and one that anyone in the U.S. might have to make one day. People become overwhelmed with debt when they go through a divorce, lose a job, or endure expensive medical treatments. By filing for bankruptcy, a person can often wipe out ... continue reading

Missouri Employment Laws for Business

Friday, September 22nd, 2006
Posted by Tamara

In today’s news I came across a story that just underscores the importance of employers creating a written Sexual Harassment Policy that complies with Missouri employment laws for business.   An unnamed Burger King franchisee in Peerless Park, Missouri reached a settlement of $400,000, plus attorney fees and court costs, to ... continue reading