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Reasons for a Deposition

A deposition is an out-of-court witness statement that can be used as evidence in court at a later date. A deposition involves asking and recording the question and answers between the witness and a representative of the court. Depositions are common in court systems around the world, including Engl...More...

The Benefits of Contract Management and Abstraction Services

Today's corporate legal departments are looking to streamline and improve their contract management processes. In many cases, it makes good business sense to engage a Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) provider to manage legal service contracts, ... ...More...

Illinois Propane Tank Refill Laws

Propane gas is versatile, and for the most part, safe. We use propane gas to heat homes, grill hamburgers, power forklifts and provide hot water. But propane can be dangerous. A propane leak can lead to an explosion. Propane gas is heavier than air, so when it leaks it stays low to the ground and is...More...

Florida Medical Power of Attorney Information

A medical power of attorney in Florida is called a 'Designation of Health Care Surrogate.' In a Designation of Health Care Surrogate form, the person who is authorizing someone else to be able to make...More...

OSHA Sound Requirements

In noisy work environments, employers may be required to provide earplugs.Earplug image by lefebvre_jonathan from Fotolia.comExtended exposure to loud noise can damage a person's hearing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued sound requirements that limit......More...

Laws & Regulations for Water Rain Spouts in West Virginia

The use of tools to thaw gutters is covered by municipal building codes.gutter image by Wouter Tolenaars from Fotolia.comA water spout, downspout or gutter is used to channel waters away from a room in order to prevent leaks and other forms of damage. The regulation of gutters and......More...

How to Check for a Boat Registration

The operation and ownership of boats are regulated by individual state laws. Boating laws are similar to state vehicle codes. Safety and operating rules apply to boats traveling on waterways, just as traffic laws apply to cars driving on roads. Boats, like vehicles, generally require registrations...More...

The Federal Securities Act

The Federal Securities Act was a law passed in 1934, in response to the stock market crash of 1929 that ushered in the Great Depression. The legislation was meant to prevent a repeat of the catastrophic crash by requiring more transparency in financial statements and enacting laws punishing fraudule...More...

New Jersey Domestic Violence Laws

New Jersey has created laws to protect victims of domestic violence.Legal Law Justice image by Stacey Alexander from Fotolia.comAccording to njcourtsonline.com, the New Jersey Legislature set out on a quest in 1991 to address what it considered "a serious crime against society"--domestic......More...

What Are CE Markings?

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) operates in the United Kingdom to promote a healthy and diverse economy by managing trade requirements, innovation, research and education. Part of this involves using environmental and technical regulations in trade. Product directives, or sta...More...

Choose an Employment Attorney

Livelihood of a person is an essential element of his life. One between work and life does not provide the only income, but a sense of security and purpose. When legal issues arise in the ... ...More...

NFPA 80 Inspection Requirements

The NFPA establishes guidelines for fire door inspections in NFPA 80.fire door image by Rosemary Robenn from Fotolia.comThe NFPA, or National Fire Protection Association, determines the standards for fire doors and other openings, adopted nationwide, through its "NFPA 80" standards. The......More...

California DUI Laws & Penalties

You may encounter a California law enforcement officer if you drive while under the influence.police car up close image by Aaron Kohr from Fotolia.comLike most states, California enforces strict penalties for drivers who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. For even a......More...

Booster Seat Requirements for New Hampshire

Child in car seatchild in the car image by Natalia Pavlova from Fotolia.comInfants and children must be restrained in car seats in each state in the U.S., though the specific laws vary by state. After a child outgrows the convertible child safety seat, booster seats are used to raise the......More...

Laws Governing Consumer Leases

Leasing is a popular option for vehicles and expensive home appliances.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesLeases are agreements that establish a payment system for the use of an item or intangible good. With some exceptions, leases do not transfer ownership of the time or good, but......More...