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Texas Civil Trial Home Property Laws

Texas Civil Trial Home Property Laws

Texas property laws protect a defendant's home against liens or acquisition by a plaintiff. This means that a plaintiff cannot be awarded a defendant's primary residence in a civil trial. This rule is established and governed by Title 5, Chapter 41, Subchapter A of the 2005 Texas Property Code. Whil......[Read More]
Reasons for Old Criminal Cases To Be Overturned

Reasons for Old Criminal Cases To Be Overturned

Criminal cases involve the trial of those who have been charged with committing criminal acts such as murder, fraud and theft. If the court is satisfied with the prosecution evidence, a criminal suspect is sentenced to prison or is acquitted if the prosecution cannot prove the case. When a case is o......[Read More]
How to Report Code Violations in Citrus County, Florida

How to Report Code Violations in Citrus County, Florida

Citrus County, Florida -- like other jurisdictions -- maintains a Code Compliance Division to help deal with a variety of quality-of-life issues for local residents including police, fire, roads, public nuisances, noise pollution, and general health. The county allows residents to file complaints a......[Read More]
How to Apply for an American Indian Tribe CDIB Card Number

How to Apply for an American Indian Tribe CDIB Card Number

Applying for a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card to prove that you are a descendant of a Native American Indian tribe can help you gain access to a multitude of benefits such as education discounts and health care. To get your CDIB card, you must be able to prove with extensive docum......[Read More]
Power of Attorney to Sell a Property

Power of Attorney to Sell a Property

In real estate transactions, it may be necessary for the seller to appoint another person to execute documents on his behalf by way of power of attorney. However, the power of attorney presented may not comply with state law or with the requirements of the attorney or title company closing the trans......[Read More]
Brake Regulations With the DOT

Brake Regulations With the DOT

For the safety of the operator and the general public, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has established several regulations relating to brake requirements and their performance.

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The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care in New Hampshire

The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care in New Hampshire

A power of attorney gives another person (the agent) the authority to act on your behalf in legal matters. Unlike a standard power of attorney, a durable power of attorney survives your incapacity. A New Hampshire durable power of attorney for health care is specifically intended to allow your agen......[Read More]
Medical Power of Attorney for Minor

Medical Power of Attorney for Minor

Protecting the health of your child is a full time responsibility. Unfortunately, if you are like some parents, your job keeps you away from your child for what can be a longer period of time than you desire. For example, if you are called to active service in the military, your time away from your ......[Read More]
How to Remove a Power-of-Attorney Rights Agent

How to Remove a Power-of-Attorney Rights Agent

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that authorizes an individual (an agent or an attorney-in-fact) to act on your behalf, often created to allow an agent to act in the event of your incapacitation. Removing an agent's authority to act on your behalf will require that you revoke the POA, and mak......[Read More]
Iowa Fence Laws

Iowa Fence Laws

Fences can serve as a boundary between adjacent property owners. Iowa has laws governing fencing matters. Issues with partition fences have been the cause of many disputes between Iowa landowners.

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Credit Card Fraud Penalties in Massachusetts

Credit Card Fraud Penalties in Massachusetts

Consumers should never write credit numbers or passwords down on paper and should never give credit information over the phonecredit cards image by Aleksandr Lobanov from Fotolia.comPenalties for conviction of credit card fraud in Massachusetts include loss of freedom, fines and potential.........[Read More]
How to Find Out Your Passport Number if It Is Lost

How to Find Out Your Passport Number if It Is Lost

Your passport number is on the top of the signature page of your United States passport roughly opposite your photograph. The instructions that accompanied your passport state that you should make multiple photocopies of this page, carry at least one of these copies with you when you travel overseas......[Read More]
Types of International Fire Code Material

Types of International Fire Code Material

International Fire Code materials include online and print editions of the updated code, plus tutorials and guides.fire image by Fotocie from Fotolia.comThe International Fire Code, or IFC, which is produced by the International Code Council, or ICC, establishes a standard of fire.........[Read More]
How to Change Birth Certificate Details

How to Change Birth Certificate Details

Changes to birth certificates are more common than generally thought. In addition to misspelled names, people legally change their names or undergo a court-recognized gender reassignment. Whatever the reason, it is important to take the proper steps to successfully amend the details of your birth ce......[Read More]
How to Renew a Notary Stamp

How to Renew a Notary Stamp

Each document that is notarized must contain the notary's signature, the date the document was notarized, the date the notary's commission expires and a notary stamp or seal. A notary may choose not to include her commission's expiration date on her stamp or seal, choosing to handwrite it on notariz......[Read More]
How to Acquire a Death Certificate in Illinois

How to Acquire a Death Certificate in Illinois

An Illinois death certificate documents a death and provides information on when and how the person died. Death certificates can be used for insurance, for widows who want to remarry or for genealogical research. Illinois death certificates are not public record, so you must have a valid reason for ......[Read More]
How to Correct a Michigan Birth Record

How to Correct a Michigan Birth Record

Finding an error on your birth certificate or that of your child is an issue that must be fixed, so as not to cause confusion and complication when using the birth certificate as proof of identity. Michigan has specific procedures in place when an error or omission is found on a birth certificate fo......[Read More]
How to Order a New Birth Certificate

How to Order a New Birth Certificate

If your original birth certificate is lost, stolen or destroyed you will need to order a new birth certificate. New birth certificates are available from your state of birth in the Office of Vital Statistics. The process may take several weeks as it requires sending a written request and check to yo......[Read More]
How to Find A Cheap Lawyer

How to Find A Cheap Lawyer

Lawyers are expensive. Most people in need of a lawyer simply cannot afford to pay them the actual fees needed to win a case. There are cheaper lawyers out there, with great service at offer. You just have to know where to look the find these attorneys.......[Read More]
Regulations for Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Regulations for Disposal of Radioactive Waste

There are different levels of radioactive waste, and each has its own regulations concerning disposal. Both the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the United States Environmental Protection Agency regulate the disposal of radioactive waste. All radioactive waste falls into one of four b......[Read More]