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Prostitution, which is a crime in all states except Nevada, is the act of engaging in sexual activities with another person in exchange for money.
Living in a sorority or fraternity house may come with an additional set of rules and legal responsibilities. Learn what rights you have as a renter.
An immigration lawyer can help you understand the laws that affect your immigration petition, and can advocate for you if your case is particularly difficult.
Reentry into the US is possible for some previously deported aliens. Find out if you're eligible to reenter the US and how to do it.
A person may apply for naturalization after 5 years of being a legal permanent resident of the United States (3 years if married to a U.S. citizen).One of the requirements during the 5 years prior to filing and to the time of becoming a citizen is good moral character.
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Child Protective Services Terms
Most of these terms can be found in North Carolinas Juvenile Code: N.C. General Statutes 7B-101. Others are from Working with the Courts in Child Protection(Large .pdf download) by The Honorable William G. Jones. These are scaled down versions of ...
Most state laws classify crimes as an infraction, misdemeanor or felony. Misdemeanor crimes are less serious than felonies, with the line of separation typically length of punishment. Most misdemeanors are punishable with sentences less than a year in length and often include a ...
The past few weeks on The Defender’s Voice, we have discussed avoiding DUI’s after the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, Waste Management Open, and the Super Bowl. We discussed how to report police miscon
IN GENERAL U.S. immigration laws very often may create obstacles for people who are found inadmissible due to their criminal history, bad moral character or unlawful overstay of their visas. Those pe
The U Visa was createdby the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000to provide victims of certain crimes who have cooperated in their cases with immigration benefits, including lawful status for a four-year period, work authorization, and a path t...
The first step of preventing domestic violence is knowing how to see the signs that abuse is occurring. If you suspect that a family member is being abused, there are laws in place to protect them.
It is estimated that a woman is assaulted every nine seconds in the United States...
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