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With the entire Republican delegation finally standing firm against the most recent 'bailout' (read 'pork barrel') package one has to wonder if backbone has finally returned to the party of low taxes, smaller government and limited spending.For some this represents no change at a
If a restraining or a protective order has been filed against you, there are some things you will have to attend to. The most important thing is to look for a good lawyer. Do not try to handle the issue by yourself. The family court system is very complex and you will not be able to navigate it by y
Both federal and state laws in California that apply to sexual-harassment in the workplace are clear. If a person does not consent to inappropriate or unwelcome behaviors of a hostile or sexual nature from another ...
A probable cause hearing, also known as a preliminary hearing or examining trial, is a court hearing in which a person gets to hear the evidence against him and the probable cause to support a criminal charge. However, it may not always be worth having such a hearing; while it may provide useful inf
Education played a large role in the women's rights movement of the 20th century because it was seen as the key to success in gaining political, economic and social equality. Women's groups relied on educating themselves through female-only institutions while continuing to seek admission to male-onl
Nevada is home to many criminal defense attorneys who lend a hand to offer protection to everyday people that are assessed with a crime. It is important that if you find yourself charged with a ...
Recently, breath alcohol analyzers have become available to private individuals. Just a few years ago, it would have been extremely rare to see one of these devices outside of a police department. Now they are available for sale in specialty stores and online. All breathalyzers sold to consumers mus
When you receive a clean criminal background check, it means that there are no criminal convictions listed within the criminal database that was checked. A clean criminal background check is often required for certain jobs or volunteer positions.
Los Angeles personal injury attorneys are skilled aid for those who experienced personal harm a result of another's actions. If you think maybe you have been a casualty of such a predicament, here are key ...
California changed its tax-withholding amounts in 2009. The increase applies to withholding rates only; the income tax rates did not increase. While the extra withholding may not seem like much -- $17.59 per month for a single person making $51,000 per year -- over the course of a year, the extra wi
The "Occupy Wall Street" protests of recent months has placed a lot of attention on income inequality and the reviled top 1% of earners.The protestors loudly proclaim themselves to be a part of the 99%, and profess all sorts of beliefs about what should be done to remedy this perceived inj
By definition, subrogation involves the substitution of one party for another in a claim of rights. The purpose of Wisconsin's subrogation statute is to require payment of claims when, in the interests of justice, a party should pay. Subrogation is generally required where one party has paid the deb
To work with the problem of blame and fault in claims involving injuries caused by negligence, certain states have adopted various philosophies regarding claims eligibility. In many cases, confusion can spawn from unclear circumstances of who is precisely to blame, and who retains the right to file
towing truck image by Aleksandr Ugorenkov from Fotolia.comOhio, like most states, has adopted the Uniform Commercial Code to regulate secured transactions that occur in Ohio. Ohio law considers a transaction "secure" when a third-party creditor loans a consumer money to purchase an item....
Countless Internet users fall prey to web fraud. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, web-based scams -- including credit card fraud, non-delivery of goods or services and identity theft -- cost citizens millions of dollars each year. While filing a complaint does not guarantee you will