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When Should an Affidavit of Heirship Be Signed?

When Should an Affidavit of Heirship Be Signed?

Not having a will can create more paperwork for the heirs.paperwork image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.comWhen to Use an Affidavit of HeirshipAn affidavit of heirship is used to legally transfer real property in the event the deceased has not left a will and the surviving family members.........[Read More]
Requirements for Citizenship in Australia

Requirements for Citizenship in Australia

When you apply to become a citizen of Australia, you are choosing to join a culture and society that expects its citizens to be productive members of the community. Prior to conferring citizenship, the government of Australia expects applicants to meet certain straightforward requirements that indic......[Read More]
What Is Farm & Rural Debt Bondage?

What Is Farm & Rural Debt Bondage?

Farm and rural debt bondage refers to a type of slavery occurring in some countries. This term refers to workers trapped in their jobs because of insurmountable debt to the landowners they work for.......[Read More]
How to Notarize a Translated Birth Certificate

How to Notarize a Translated Birth Certificate

Not even bureaucrats enjoy difficult or time-consuming bureaucratic processes. You might find yourself needing to have your birth certificate translated and verified by a Notary Public, but unless you know the official course of action for having this done you can create an unnecessary headache for ......[Read More]
Living Will & Medical Power of Attorney

Living Will & Medical Power of Attorney

When a person gets older or has a medical emergency and becomes incapacitated, it is important for a friend or family member to make decisions for the person. In order for a doctor or hospital to act, a person must prepare several legal documents. Those documents can include a living will and medica......[Read More]
How to Write a Legal Transcript

How to Write a Legal Transcript

Official transcripts are required for use in legal proceedings. They are obtained from official court reporters who are licensed and regulated by jurisdiction. This article will teach you what legal transcripts contain and how to create them. Court reporters prepare official transcripts of legal pro......[Read More]
What to Do If You Are Sued & Can't Afford a Lawyer?

What to Do If You Are Sued & Can't Afford a Lawyer?

In the American legal system, anyone can sue anyone else for any reason. This means that you can be targeted by a lawsuit regardless of your actual legal liability -- and regardless of your ability to pay a lawyer. Criminal litigants are guaranteed a lawyer by the court, but civil litigants aren't a......[Read More]
How to Find Information on Enduring Power of Attorney

How to Find Information on Enduring Power of Attorney

When one person decides to hand over his decision-making abilities to another, he may use a power of attorney to do this. The power of attorney is a document that gives someone the right to make decisions on behalf of another. An enduring power of attorney is structured to allow another individual t......[Read More]
Laws About Elder Care Abuse in Pennsylvania

Laws About Elder Care Abuse in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, the Attorney General's Office handles most claims involving elder abuse in the state. What this means is that the local or state police will investigate and apprehend those who violate the state's elder abuse laws, but the Attorney General's Office will handle the prosecution and re......[Read More]
Indiana Laws for Growing & Using Vegetables in a Restaurant

Indiana Laws for Growing & Using Vegetables in a Restaurant

Produce served to the public in Indiana is regulated through state and federal agencies.tomato plant image by Tracy Horning from Fotolia.comMaking sure the food served at restaurants is safe in Indiana is the responsibility of state and federal government agencies. Growers in Indiana.........[Read More]
How Can an American Get an EU Passport?

How Can an American Get an EU Passport?

Passports are given through the nation you in which you hold citizenship. If you are an American who does not have citizenship in any of the countries that make up the European Union, you will not be able to obtain a EU passport until you gain citizenship in one of those countries.......[Read More]
How to Get Brood Lords

How to Get Brood Lords

Brood Lords in "StarCraft 2" are the ultimate weapon of the Zerg's arsenal and can change a battle on their arrival. Shooting broodlings from the air, Brood Lords are a powerful unit that require a series of buildings as prerequisites to build them. By knowing and understanding what building you nee......[Read More]
What is a Civil Trial Attorney?

What is a Civil Trial Attorney?

Civil law is that aspect of the judicial system dealing with disputes arising out of the relationships between different individuals and other legal entities. A breach of contract or personal injury case represent civil cases. Civil trial attorneys are involved in these types of cases.......[Read More]
How to Obtain a Birth Certificate in Los Angeles

How to Obtain a Birth Certificate in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County registrar's office houses birth records for all births occurring since 1866. The agency accepts requests for birth certificates by mail, in person and online. Whether you need a copy of your birth certificate for a passport application, a school-entrance exam or any other reas......[Read More]
Rhode Island General Law & Power of Attorney

Rhode Island General Law & Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a document that gives one person the authority to act on behalf of another. In Rhode Island, a power of attorney can be general or limited in scope.......[Read More]
How Can Prisoners Obtain a Birth Certificate?

How Can Prisoners Obtain a Birth Certificate?

Obtaining a certified copy of a birth certificate can be a difficult task for many prisoners. Often, the documents needed to acquire one quickly and easily are unavailable or have been revoked. The cost of a certified copy of a birth certificate can be prohibitive for persons who are reentering soci......[Read More]
How to Order a Puerto Rico Birth Certificate

How to Order a Puerto Rico Birth Certificate

According to the New York Daily News, thousands of Puerto Rican birth certificates have been stolen from public schools on the island. Birth certificate theft is an ongoing occurrence in Puerto Rico, as holders of these certificates may be able to use them to pose as U.S. citizens. According to the ......[Read More]
Mineral Rights in Shelby County, Texas

Mineral Rights in Shelby County, Texas

When people think of Texas, they often think of oil. Oil and gas are included in the realm of mineral rights for Texas land. In Shelby County and throughout Texas, landowners have a right to use of the surface and subsurface of the land.......[Read More]
Immigration Vaccination Requirements

Immigration Vaccination Requirements

As a non-U.S. citizen, you must get vaccinated if applying for status as a U.S. lawful permanent resident (LPR). Some LPR applicants qualify for adjustment of status, which means they receive their final interview at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) field office. Others qualify for......[Read More]
How to Apply for Swedish Citizenship

How to Apply for Swedish Citizenship

Application for citizenship in Sweden is known in the United States as naturalization. To apply for citizenship you must meet certain application requirements. Chief among these requirements is a physical presence inside Sweden. You must enter Sweden legally and live there for a period of time, whic......[Read More]