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How To Find Old Homicide Cases

Do you have an interest in learning more about homicide cases from the past? If so, you’ll want to check out this guide on how to find old homicide cases. We’ll provide

Adverse Possession

Have you ever found an abandoned property in your neighborhood and wondered if you could just move in? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are curious about adverse possession laws and

What is House Arrest?

When you hear the phrase “house arrest,” you may think of a movie in which the criminal protagonist is stuck at home, unable to leave. In reality, house arrest is quite different

What is The Fair Labor Standards Act?

Overtime pay, minimum wage, and child labor laws are of great importance in the United States, and everyone should have a brief understanding of this law. The Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)

How to Change Your Name Legally

Are you considering a name change? It’s definitely not a decision to be taken lightly, but if it feels like the right thing for you, there are some things you’ll need to

What Is The Homestead Exemption?

For many people, the idea of owning a home is a central part of the American Dream. Owning your own property gives you a sense of security and control in your life,

What is a Prenup?

When you hear the word “prenup,” you might think of those cheesy reality TV shows where someone is trying to get their partner to sign a prenuptial agreement before they tie the

How Long is a Life Sentence?

What is the average lifespan in prison? How long do inmates usually serve their sentences? These are questions that many people likely have, but don’t know where to find the answers. In

What is Entrapment?

Entrapment is a terrible issue, and while the police are expected to serve and protect citizens, some claim police officers have entrapped them. Entrapment may sound simple, but it’s not, and there

A Simple Guide to Medicare vs Medicaid

“What’s the difference between Medicare vs Medicaid?” is one of the most commonly asked questions. A lot of confusion stems from those two letters at the end of both words–is medicaRE for

What are the Miranda Rights?

“You have the right to remain silent,” these seven words are called the Miranda Warning. You may have learned about them in a high school history class or from a popular tv

Property Management Law

The term Property Management Law is broad, and some people may ask specific questions like where can they find laws about their property? Or how can these laws impact them? Each state

How Arbitration Works

In today’s system, many people may find that the court system isn’t the answer to resolve a particular conflict, so they choose to go through arbitration. Most times, an approved arbitrator is

What is the Fourth Amendment?

In the United States of America, everyone has the right not to have their goods or personal materials searched or seized without probable cause. Did you know that this is a violation

How To Start a Sole Proprietorship

There are three legal forms of business ownership, and a sole proprietorship is just one of them. This type of business is sometimes called a proprietorship, sole tradership, or individual entrepreneurship. There