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How to Detect Genuine US Currency

Despite the evolving anti-counterfeiting measures the U.S. Treasury uses to foil would-be money manufacturers, counterfeit currency continues to plague the U.S. The Secret Service, which investigates counterfeiting, estimates that of the $630 billion of U.S. cash in circulation in 2002, $40 million

The Ignition Interlock Device and New Washington State Laws

In the state of Washington, the Department of Licensing (DOL) regulates DUI-restricted licenses and requires most drivers to use the ignition interlock device. The interlock device is a computerized breathalyzer, which collects data on the ...

Iowa Workman's Compensation Laws

The assistance of an attorney may be needed for complicated issues.Iowa state contour with Capital City against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comIowa's Division of Workers' Compensation seeks to encourage injured employees and their employers to resolve workers'...

Colorado Hourly Labor Laws

Hourly workers are guaranteed certain rights in Colorado.hard at work image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.comTo protect the welfare of the state, Colorado law "demands that workers be protected from conditions of labor" that are harmful. Several laws specifically address workers who are...

Federal Rules of Evidence Authentication

The U.S. Supreme Court.US Supreme Court image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comThe introduction of evidence in civil and criminal federal courts is governed by the Federal Rules of Evidence. These rules apply to U.S. district courts as well as the federal district courts in Washington D.C.,...

Can a Bankruptcy Trustee Take My Social Security Disability Back Pay?

When you file for bankruptcy, you receive protection from creditors, and if your case ends successfully, you also receive a bankruptcy discharge. In addition to its benefits, bankruptcy also means losing a great deal of privacy and control over your assets. During a bankruptcy, the trustee potential

Iowa Traffic Laws: Right to Request a Second Officer

It is something most drivers dread -- the flashing lights in your rear view mirror, indicating a police officer wants you to pull over. Whether you were speeding and are fully aware of it or you have no idea why you are being stopped, your stomach most likely drops. If you get pulled over in Iowa, h

Laws on Stolen Cars in Illinois

Illinois has laws that require the reporting of stolen cars.yellow car, a honda japanese sport car model image by alma_sacra from Fotolia.comCar theft causes all sorts of inconveniences for the car owner and car hijacking directly from the owner with the use of force may even cause...

How Can a Divorce Attorney Help You

Annulment or a legal end to a marriage is the most simple way to define the term divorce. Every single nation on the earth has a legal guideline that concerns marriage and the breakage of ...

Schoolyard Assault

If your child gets into a fight at school, is it assault? Information provided by Salt Lake City Court Reporters at Thacker + Co.

ELT Regulations

The ELT in an airplane emits a distress signal that is monitored by satellites.a plane image by timur1970 from Fotolia.comAn ELT is an Emergency Locator Transmitter. This is the box found in airplanes that is activated if the plane is in trouble or if it crashes. The Federal Aviation...

New York State Real Property Tax Laws

New york Propery Tax Law Covers Complex Issueshouses cottages image by david hughes from Fotolia.comProperty tax law in the state of New York, like that of most states, addresses many complex issues, such as who controls the tax assessment process, what kinds of property are exempt from...

Texas Spousal Support Divorce Laws

Texas law puts a cap on the amount of court-ordered alimony payments.marriage image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comIn many divorce proceedings, the court needs to determine whether one spouse requires alimony payments to aid in becoming self-sufficient eventually or in some cases, provide...

How to Use SSN As Identification

Law requires every citizen of the United States to apply for a social security number before the age of three. The social security card associates a number with each citizen to identify them for many purposes. The distribution of all government-sponsored benefits for United States citizens is based

How to Use SSI Retroactive Payments

Supplemental Security Income are government benefits paid out to disabled individuals. Although adults on SSI have no restrictions on how their dispersed funds are used, parents of disabled children who receive SSI do. This includes any retroactive payments that are issued on behalf of the minor. Re

What Is the Federal Fair Housing Law?

The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disability. It is Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act , signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. It is administered

Limitations to Suing for Breach of Contract in Minnesota

Contracts are legally binding obligations agreed to by two or more parties. If one party does not hold up its end of the bargain, it has breached the contract. Breaching a contract opens the party up to civil liability, meaning that the other party can sue. Minnesota, like all states, has determined

Texas CPA Certification Requirements

Texas CPAs need at least 2,000 hours of experience to qualify for licensure.Accounting and finances image by MAXFX from Fotolia.comIn Texas, certified public accoutants (CPAs) must have a license to practice. They are required to have extensive knowledge in areas such as taxation,...

The Law for Bulletproof Vests in Texas

A bulletproof vest is a type of personal body armor, worn over the torso, that is designed to protect a person from injury resulting from bullets or shrapnel. In Texas, both federal and state laws regulate the purchase, possession and wearing of a bulletproof vest.