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Law & Legal Issues

The laws of a society is a set of rules and principles that determine a system of society's dos and don'ts, and the institutions that legislate and enforce the laws. Ask your questions about laws, legal systems, and legal issues here.

Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Mortgages, Contract Law

Is mortgage elimination a scam or legitimate?

Mortgage elimination services that claim they can eliminate your mortgage without you paying your mortgage debt are a scam. They typically involve the payment of an upfront fee. They are premised on the argument that the entire banking system is flawed and their claims simply are not accurate nor is their understanding of mortgages and contract law. They are in business to get some of your money. The only way you can eliminate a mortgage and keep your home is by paying it...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

Is MPB today legal?

Absolutely. The difference between a business and a scam is a business has a product or service. MPB Today sells groceries and Walmart gift cards at fair prices (products). If you choose to get into business and earn money they have a $10 yr website that is needed to do business (service). This is an incredible company that allows regular people to make money or at least eliminate their grocery bill with out any finical strain. You are going to eat eventually,...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

What is the penalty for public urination in GA?

According to Title 16, Chapter 6 O.C.G.A § 16-6-8 (2009) this is prosecuted as Public Indecency, it is a sexual offense, and the specific section is listed below: TITLE 16. CRIMES AND OFFENSES CHAPTER 6. SEXUAL OFFENSES O.C.G.A. § 16-6-8 (2009) Public indecency (a) A person commits the offense of public indecency when he or she performs any of the following acts in a public place: (1) An act of sexual intercourse; (2) A lewd exposure of the sexual organs; [emphasis added] (3) A lewd appearance in...
Asked in Chemistry, Law & Legal Issues

What gas law applies to aerosol cans being stored in a cool place?

Don't really know if this is what your asking but P1/T1= P2/T2 should show how the pressure varies with temperature (V is left out because it's constant since the gas is trapped in an aerosol can). As the temperature rises the pressure rises and if it gets too high then the can explodes, which is why it should be stored in a cool place. There's also PV=nRT might be kind of hard to find moles (n) though. the ideal gas law will...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

How do you write a bill for law and get it passed in Illinois?

An 'individual' cannot write a bill for a prospective law. They can only submit it, or its suggested wording, to their elected representative who will review it and make the decision as to whether it would make good law or not. Only they can make the decision as to whether or not they will submit it to their legislature for consideration. answer #2 Most states have an "initiative" process whereby a number of citizens can write a law collect a number of signatures...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Slot Machines

Is there a law on casino money won?

Yes, lots of 'em. Each state has their own sets of laws and federally, you are supposed to claim your winnings, but that's pretty much on the honor system. When you claim your winnings on your federal tax, don't forget to subtract your losses. You can easily obtain a win/loss report from the casinos you frequent if you call them, or stop by their customer service or players club booth. If you don't have a players' card at that casino, though, getting...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, US Constitution, US Government

What are the three levels of the US federal court system?

LEVELS The three levels are: Trial level Appellate level Supreme Court Trial level includes many types of courts, such as the District Court, Bankruptcy Court, Court of Federal Claims and other courts with specialized subject matter jurisdiction. The Appellate level is the US Court of Appeals, to which an appeal of decisions from any trial level court may be taken. The Supreme Court is where appeals from decisions in the Court of Appeals are taken. The decision of the Supreme Court is final. FEDERAL COURTS AT ABOVE LEVELS The...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Civil Cases

What happens if a party doesn't respond to interrogatories?

You file a motion to compel, and ask the court to order them to do so. You also ask for attorney fees for the cost of bringing the motion. If they still don't do so, you ask for sanctions (such as dismissing their complaint or a defense). Yes, you file a motion to compel - but, attempt to work out the reasons why they haven't responded within the deadline to respond. Most judges do not want to be dragged into discovery disputes....
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Labor and Employment Law, Court Procedure

What does motion denied as moot mean?

It may depend on the context, but in general it means that the motion no longer has any value so it was denied simply because it doesn't matter. For example, suppose you file two separate motions: one to dismiss a case against you, and another to exclude certain evidence so it can't be used against you at trial. If the judge grants your first motion, then the second is meaningless; no evidence will be used against you because there will be...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

Are FAKE restraining orders against the law?

Yes. Any fraudulent document that purports to be an official document issued by a government official can cause the person who created it and the person who uses it to go to jail. In many states it is a felony. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

What is the legal age you can enter a brothel?

It depends on the state laws.
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Colleges and Universities, High School

Can you drop out of college at any time?

Yes, you may drop out at anytime, however; if you plan on withdrawing out and have taken out student loans/grants there is a predetermined time frame in which the school has to return any payments received. (Ask your school counselor to find out how many weeks you have if this is something you are interested in.) If the school is required to return funds then you will only be responsible for the difference of what was spent. If you do not drop...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

Why is there no statute of limitations for murder?

Murder is a crime in America, That does not have a statue of limitations. But I do not expect that Murder is not a statue of limitations. So, I think, '' No Statue of Limitations on Murder. In laws, ''In the United States, there are many crime categories which hold no statue of limitations.'' Such as murder, kidnapping, treason, fraud, forgery, embezzlement, crimes against humanity (war crimes). There is no statute of limitations for federal crimes punishable by death, nor for certain federal...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Civil Rights

Is it illegal to carry someones id?

It is not illegal to be in possession of someone else's ID. It is illegal to try and use it as your own. And if you do not have a legitimate reason for having it, it can be a flag to the authorities. They will ask a lot of questions about it. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Mortgages, Bankruptcy Law

What is an unsecured promissory note?

A promissory note is a document where you agree or promise to repay a certain amount of money to someone. If it is unsecured, it means that nothing was put up as collateral to back up your promise [such as a house, a car, stocks, etc. ]. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Politics and Government, Finland, Women's Suffrage

Which country was the first to give women the right to vote?

At a national level, Grant Duchy of Finland(1883) was first to declare universal suffrage and allow anyone to participate in politic, women included, although it was a autonymous part of Russian Empire at that stage. The first independent country to give women the right to vote in national elections (not local or provincial) was New Zealand in 1893. Previous bills or amendments only narrowly failed in New Zealands parliament as early as 1878. Places with similar status which granted women the vote include Wyoming Territory...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

Why is mooning illegal?

Because some people (believe it or not) don't want to see your penis. Flashing bare body parts is considered lewd and can result in a misdemeanor charge. In the U.S.A. indecent exposure is the deliberate exposure in public or in view of the general public by a person of a portion or portions of their body, in circumstances where the exposure is contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Law & Legal Issues

What does the phrase accessory before the fact mean?

accessory before the fact - a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, US Constitution, US Government

What is meant by having jurisdiction over the case?

Having the appropriate legal authority to hear and determine the issues in the matter. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Law & Legal Issues, Economics

What do you mean by Indian mercantile law?

Indian Mercantile law is primarily an adaptation of the English Law. The different Indian acts follow, to a considerable extent, the English mercantile law with some reservations and modifications necessitated by the peculiar conditions prevailing in India. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Law & Legal Issues, Philosophy and Philosophers

What are immoral deeds?

Opinion A deed can not become moral or immoral because we consider them so. It is beyond the way we feel some thing good or bad. A deed of moral has to pass that bill in the court of nature. A deed defined through a set of rules is immoral at the first place. immoral deeds are the deeds which have one or more contradictions with the law of nature. Therefore a moral deeds do not go against the law of nature...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues

What is the definition of oil pool account?

The Oil Pool Account is the buffer maintained by the Government of India that takes care of the fluctuations in the price of of petroleum products with the help of surcharges collected on sales and enables it to make the products available at stable prices decided by it over long periods. The difference in the inflows and the outflows of funds result in a surplus or deficit in the oil pool account. ...