Home & Leisure

Learn all about the legal aspects of your home and personal life. Get guidance on hiring a contractor, handling playground injuries, and other issues.

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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How Free Is Your State? The Nation's Most Libertarian States

How does your state rank when it comes to personal and economic freedoms?

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Can the Police Search Your House Without a Warrant?

Under certain circumstances, the police can lawfully search your house without a warrant based on four exceptions to the rule.

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Online Gambling: Is it Legal?

Thousands of Americans gamble online. But is online gambling legal? We break it down to show you what you can do, what you can't do, and what's still…

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Getting Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit isn't a fee or a loan. It's yours. Here's how to get it back when you leave your apartment.

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Know Your Rights: What Are Miranda Rights?

When you encounter law enforcement officers, you have rights. It's important that you know what they are.

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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

You've probably heard at least one horror story about adult children fighting over how to divide up possessions or whether to keep or sell those…

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How to Hire A Contractor

We have all heard the nightmare story: an unsuspecting homeowner pays thousands to a contractor only to be left with an unfinished kitchen. The…

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Having a Baby: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Having a baby is one of the most life changing events you will ever experience. So, once you get past the initial excitement about the impending baby…

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