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When you have joint legal custody you need file a motion to getpermission from the judge to move out of state. Judges will look at this request very seriously and the otherparent will argue with the judge as to why the child shouldn'tleave the state. Be prepared to have solid reasons as to why you...
I have know idea what your asking me because I'm only 10. Sorry. I  don't care how I got an account.
If your father had a will, you may be named in the will. If your  father did not have a will, you may inherit his estate through  intestacy laws.   If your father's estate has the right to recover in a civil suit  because of the accident, you may be the appropriate party to bring  that action...
You need to contact the agency that seized you refund. In most  states, this is called child support enforcement or something  similar. You need to review your account and confirm that there are  no mistakes in their records.   If they've gone far enough to seize a tax refund, it is likely...
It's not that easy. You should consult with a good immigration attorney, or an immigration aid center.If you are already not legal, the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) takes a dim view of you all of a sudden wanting to marry an American. And there are waivers that will be needed - and they...
I am going to assume you mean "claim the repairs as a deduction on  your federal tax return." If so, the answer is generally "yes", but  the deduction could be limited in some way. Best to consult a CPA  on that issue. (Disclaimer: answer not intended as legal advice.)
Around about the time of the Russian Revolution and the "Red Scare". This did not make much difference to gun ownership rates or crime rates. After the Dunblane Massacre in 1996, laws were tightened up to some of the toughest in the world, especially since the perpetrator had obtained the weapon...
There is no getting around the fact that members of the majority  party typically decide the most crucial questions presented to  Congress. Furthermore, members of the majority party also primarily  control what will be considered by their chambers on a daily basis.  In the end, the fact that a...
There is no specific patent number for the mailbox.
Like any other state in any other part of the entire world, it  depends: what were you convicted of? Have you been offered a plea  deal? If you're asking about maximum prison time, it depends on the  kind of felony you've been convicted of. Grand theft auto might get  you a few years, where 1st...
The law is that it is not legal to cross a solid white line in cobb  county.
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You can be married as many as you want. Just make sure you obtain a  legal divorce in-between each marriage. You can only be legally  married to one person at a time in the United States. If you marry  someone else while you are still married then you commit bigamy and  the second marriage isn't...
Yes if they go through probate. There is an intestacy law that specifies distribution. Without going through probate, the state could claim the property. Consult an attorney in Florida.
It depends on the state in which you live. Yes in Illinois,  Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Rhode Island, West Virginia and  Wyoming.
Not all judges wear black robes. Judges technically do not have to wear robes at all. The robe and it's color is traditional and customary only.    Some judges now wear dark blue or navy robes. Chief Justice Rhenquist wore black robes with gold stripes, a fashion he took up after playing the...
Yes, a person has the authority to name whomever he/she wishes.Additionally, that person can name multiple agents for power ofattorney.
Impressment or Press gang. Groups of men connected with the navy  would befriend a young man in a tavern, get him drunk and when he  woke up he would find himself aboard ship.
Look up the 6th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. You have a  right to trial by a jury of your peers (depending on what type of  court you're being charged at).
Yes, you do need a Visa when traveling from America to Thailand.
Yes, upon death any power of attorney granted by that person ceasesto be effective.
This can be pretty complicated, but in general, there are two situations when a civil case can be filed in federal court. First, if the parties to the suit are from different states and the "amount in controversy" exceeds 75,000, normally the case can be heard in federal court. Second, if the...
Kind of a vague question but you sound like you're referring to a  "statute".
Before indictment, the statutes of limitation, and in extreme  circumstances, the due process clauses protect the accused from  unreasonable delays. That being said, if the accused had been  charged and acquitted in a previous case and new evidence was  unearthed that could have potentially...
 Generally.  Except as otherwise  provided in subdivision (c) of this section, every complaint,  counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader complaint, and third-party  complaint shall contain a demand for the relief to which the  pleader deems himself entitled.  Relief in the alternative or...
One political backer ( the name of an actual person who would publicly support your candidate)
Up to three years in prison and whatever fines are decided to be  levied.
The legal age of majority in the state of Texas is 18 years of age as defined by the Civil Practices and Remedies Code for the state of Texas.
It depends on the state the vandalism was allegedly committed in  and the circumstances surrounding the vandalism. If it was done on  a wall in a public restroom, the fine might be different than it  would be if it was done on private property or in a restricted  area.
If you have a passport you will have to go through the process of gaining entry through immigration via your route of travel. Each country you travel outside of you home country will require a visitor or tourist visa. For example, I am in America and let's say I was to travel to Japan and then to...
This might be a case of what is called a gift causa mortis. Normally when a person dies intestate (without a will) the person's possessions derive to her heir. Normally a husband would be the first heir followed by an issue (kids or grandkids) but this can differ based on law from state to state. A...
Yes, a Probation Officer can find out if you have been prescribed a  drug.
If there is a said written agreement but all of that falls upon both parties and has to be formed around the laws that protect both sides of parents based on past acts of retaliation and hate for the other part for other reason then the best interest of the said child. It would be wise to have a...
If a plea deal is brought into the conversation prior to a trial. Either party can bring up the idea of a plea deal but it has to be reasonable and the person that committed the crime is not a habitual offender.
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In Arkansas, benefits can only be paid to you if you meet all state  legal requirements, and you are not under a disqualification. The  most common circumstances that can lead to a disqualification are:   Quitting your job without good cause in connection with the  work.  Being fired or...
A court of appeals is a court of appellate jurisdiction. This is in contrast to a court of original jurisdiction. If I get in a car wreck and want to sue, I would file my lawsuit in the trial court (whether state or federal), a court of original jurisdiction. Say I lose. I get one appeal as of right...
Sales tax in CA is currently 8%, so just multiply the price of the  item being sold by 1.08 for the tax-inclusive cost.
Some of the most successful Australian immigrants are: Frank LowyHarry TriguboffZhenya TsvetnenkoRichard PrattMaha SinnathambyJohn Hemmes
Bankruptcy only impacts your credit for 7 years. Contact Experian,  Transunion, Equifax to get it removed from your credit report.  Addresses and phone numbers to all 3 are avail. on internet,
Short answer: if you have to ask, then it probably is. Long answer:  are you asking if it's illegal to perform surveillance on  individuals without their knowledge or consent? Then it depends on  the state, what that information is used for and whether or not  it's being done in private. For...
You should set a minimum age. Most parents set a minimum of ten  (10) years of age. Kentucky doesn't have any laws about children  staying anywhere alone. To be honest, I'd aim for roughly fourteen  (14).
You would have to check the terms of your probation, as it can be  different from person to person. However, outside of maybe a  costume, there are very few reasons for an adult to carry a fake  gun, and most have negative connotations. If it is going to be used  to imply you have a real one in...
By garnishment I believe you are referring to a lien on the  business assets as a wage garnishment would affect employee wages  and a bank levy would affect a bank account What ultimately happens  depends somewhat on how the company is sold:  If the company's assets are being sold but the seller...
If you can prove the statements are intentionally false and not  opinions you may have a slander complaint. there's three other  things you can do 1 ignore them 2 get revenge, break into their  house, damage their car, steal money from them or 3 make false  statements about them that will make...
It can be depending on the situation.
Contact your local police and tell them you want to prosecute the  person for blackmailing you
usually the parent who can better provide for the minor ends uphaving custody, but that's not always the case.
It depends on your state, and sometimes your county. Your state's  DMV website may have information on specific fines and penalties,  but generally they will only tell you what the maximum fine/penalty  is. You may get a reduced fine for various reasons.
Nothing legally, but he can make u help him in one way or another.
An attorney in fact is someone who acts for another person. To do  this, he or she should hold a power of attorney from the person for  whom they are acting.
This depends on what state this happened in. Typically in states  where it is normal to have ice in the winter, the expectation is  that you should know that this is a possibility and act accordingly  to avoid unnecessary injury. In these states, you will normally  only recover costs related to...
This is a wholly opinionated question, so any answers (even those  based on statistics) will be opinionated as well. That said, the  electric chair is painful and, while generally short, malfunctions  have caused some people to suffer for several minutes before death.  However, while lethal...
If a work has been copied, altered, distributed, or performed/displayed without permission from the copyright holder or an exemption in the law, that copyright holder's rights have been infringed upon. Deciding whether a work is infringing is not always straightforward, just as it's not always easy...
Not at all. Musica reservata was a particular style of a cappella music intended for small, limited audiences.Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law.
The basic decision to be made in an arraignment is whether or not the accused or suspect if you will, pleads guilty or not guilty to the offense or charge(s) made against him.
First, you don't get a ticket for that. You get charged. However,  it depends on the age; if by you meant someone under legal drinking  age, that's a misdemeanor and carries a $250 fine and/or between  24-32 hours of community service. There's also a separate charge if  that underage person...
yes and no because it depends on the person and were there at  because if you have bankruptcy you can ether bee a employee or work  your way to your goal as a manger
First after marriage or before: one of you have to decided which will denounce ones citizenship of either nation or if one of you will have dual citizenship. He can find work now on a visa
There is no law stating how long alimony lasts in Pennsylvania.  Usually if alimony is granted, it would be for a certain time frame  for the spouse to get resettled.
The statute of limitations for being sued for a debt, in Maine, is  6 years in all forms. However, a debt itself would not have a  similar expiration.
Because the lawmaking process is so slow, IP laws are continuously struggling to catch up with technological advances. Each major step forward (e.g., digital music, computer networking, satellite radio, etc.) should correspond to an update in the law, but as this is not always possible, we are often...
Any stretch of 7 consecutive days worked where the hours are more  than 40 is considered overtime. Florida overtime pay is 1.5 times  the amount of normal pay.
No, it is not illegal to sit at a bar even if under drinking age,  because you are not buying nor are you consuming any alcohol. You  are only not aloud to sit at the bar if it is a club that requires  you to be a certain age to enter or if the bar tender asks you to  leave and you don't go then...
A felony case is called when someone is charged with what the law  considers a serious crime. There are three phases of a felony case:  Arraignment (the preliminary hearing), the Second Arraignment  (felony pre-trial), and Felony Trial (where a jury will hear the  case).
Yes. They can file for your extradition back to the county you committed the crime.
What you wrote here is not a question. I don't know what you are  wanting to know about a ticket. The ticket will show up on your  Virginia drivers license even though you received it in another  state. As far as the status of your license that will depend on  your home state.
Just follow the instructions and it will be jailbroken.
Prices for fines are control by the individual jurisdiction in  which the violation occurred. You will need to call the City or  County listed on the ticket itself to find out what the fine is for  the violation for which your were cited.
You need to review the documents that set up the corporation,  company, board or other entity to determine if and how a decision  can be appealed. You might also review the employee handbook if  applicable.
If you are asking whether or not it is illegal to stream media such  as movies and TV shows, it depends on if that content is being  streamed from a legitimate hosting site (such as Hulu or Netflix).  In those cases, it is legal because that media is being paid for by  the hosting site. However,...
A public administrator works to improve government services. They  can help with the development of new policies. A public  administrator can also be appointed a guardian for the mentally  incapacitated person when there are no family members to do so.