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Can You Get Out of a Car Lease?

Nothing beats driving off the dealer's lot in a brand new car. But what happens if you have second thoughts?

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Know Your Rights: What Does Freedom of Religion Cover?

Deciding whether to say, “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas” can be a personal choice. But for employers, government agencies, and schools, holiday…

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The Risks of Failing to Make Court-Ordered Child Support Payments

What happens when a divorced parent fails to make court-ordered child support payments or to make them promptly?

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When can the police search the trunk of a car?

The fourth amendment, as it is generally understood, protects you from unreasonable search and seizure. But, what happens if you get pulled over by a…

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Choosing Your Baby's Sex: Is It Legal? Should It Be?

Sex selection is a hot topic not only because of the legal and ethical and legal issues involved but also for where it is available.

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Attention All Renters: Do You Know Your Rights?

Usually housing laws cover everything from the physical property to the terms of the rental arrangement. But that's not all you need to know.

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Are Parents Legally Responsible if Their Kid Is a Bully?

Can you be held responsible if your kid is a bully?

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Neighbor Disputes: What to Do When Your Neighbor Invades Your Property

If your neighbor is crowding you out of your own home or yard, it's time to take action.

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5 Steps to Protect Family Heirlooms

Use these tips to avoid disputes over cherished family items.

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Who Needs Tickets? Is Ticket Scalping Legal?

The practice of reselling tickets at prices above face value is commonly called scalping. Whether it's legal depends on a variety of factors…

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