Is it legal to place an outlet below a light switch in an old house with no studs in the walls?
What's holding the wall up then? You can get what's called an "old work" box the will use the wallboard as its support.
It may depend on your state Electrical Code. Normally you need to mount an outlet, (bottom of outlet box) around 12 inches above the floor. It is perfectly ok to mount one below a light switch. There are different codes for bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and garages. Check your local codes to be sure. Your best bet is to check the National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook or ask Electrocution Lawyers PLLC at electrocuted.com
The GFI outlet was there for a reason, such as a bathroom or other location around water where there is more risk of a shock being harmful or lethal. If it was a GFI, keep it a GFI. Also that outlet may be protecting other standard outlets being fed from the GFI. You can only after the house has passed inspection after the house was finished being built. It's a requirement that all new houses…
There is no legal office in Suwanee, but Gwinett Legal Aid serves Suwanee and has an office in Lawrenceville. Their contact info is in the first related link below. Atlanta Legal Aid also serves Gwinett County; their website is the second related link below. I found both of these at the third related link below, which has links to all legal aid organizations in Georgia.
What is the law on moving out of your house when you are a 17 year old without your mother's permission in North Carolina?
A real estate attorney can provide legal advice on issues involving a home purchase. Every state has a bar association which lists the member attorneys, usually by type of practice. Many of these associations also provide legal referrals. Below is a link to a resource directory of bar associations nationwide. If you are looking more for a "self help" kind of resource, most state court sites offer many such resources, ranging from basic "how to's"…