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How to Write a Statute in Maine

How to Write a Statute in Maine

The Maine Legislature is divided up into a 35-member Senate and 151-member House. Both legislative chambers employs a non-partisan staff to oversee the writing of Maine state statutes. You can take a stab at it, too, by using a template offered by Maine's Youth in Government program or on the Legisl......[Read More]
How to Find Razor Fang in "Pokemon Diamond"

How to Find Razor Fang in "Pokemon Diamond"

The Razor Fang can be held by Pokemon to speed up their evolution time and increase the odds of the opposing Pokemon flinching during battle. In "Pokemon Diamond" the Razor Fang is available for purchase the Battle Park using Battle Points. Battle Points are awarded after defeating trainer......[Read More]
Responsibilities of an Illinois Ad Litem

Responsibilities of an Illinois Ad Litem

The term guardian ad litem means "guardian at law" or "guardian for the lawsuit." Illinois has guardianship laws that are unique to the state. Before the Illinois Probate Act was amended in 1979, people with disabilities were considered incompetent. Thus, probate courts appointed conservators to han......[Read More]
How to Find E in Estimated Proportions

How to Find E in Estimated Proportions

In statistics, the expected value (E) tends to come in the form of a continuous variable. This occurs because many of the distributions commonly appearing in statistical texts and studies are continuous, meaning that the expected values are also continuous numbers, often representing “average&......[Read More]
Estate Law Planning to Prevent Litigation

Estate Law Planning to Prevent Litigation

Post death litigation is on the rise.Learn what you can do in your estate law planning to prevent your family from fighting over their inheritance.......[Read More]
401k Rules for Inheriting

401k Rules for Inheriting

In many cases, when people die and leave liquid assets of any kind to their heirs, the inheritance may contain a 401k plan or other qualified retirement plan. Beneficiaries of these plans have a few alternatives to choose from when they receive the funds, and the rules for spouses are somewhat diffe......[Read More]
Who Inherits in Missouri When There's No Will?

Who Inherits in Missouri When There's No Will?

When someone dies without a will in Missouri, the intestacy laws found in the Missouri Probate Code will dictate who will inherit the deceased person's estate. Here you will find a summary of the laws of intestacy succession in Missouri.......[Read More]
How Do We Write the Equation of a Horizontal Line?

How Do We Write the Equation of a Horizontal Line?

Any straight line on an x- and y-coordinate graph can be described using the equation y = mx + b. The x and y term refer to a specific coordinate point on the graphed line. The m term refers to the slope of the line or the change in the y-values with respect to the x-values (rise of the graph/ run......[Read More]
Sound of Silence Can Be Emotionally Costly

Sound of Silence Can Be Emotionally Costly

What is one of the worst things that you can do to your family?Not plan for the inevitable.Being silent about your wishes in the event of death will leave your estate in the hands of the state and its probate court system.......[Read More]
What Is The Importance Of A HIPAA Authorization?

What Is The Importance Of A HIPAA Authorization?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that Congress enacted in 1996 provides that a hospital or medical clinic may not share patient medical information with other persons including family members without the written approval of the patient. For Minnesota residents, a HIPAA......[Read More]
Anna Nicole Smith's Estate - What Does Anna Nicole Smith's Will Say?

Anna Nicole Smith's Estate - What Does Anna Nicole Smith's Will Say?

Model and actress Anna Nicole Smith, also known as Vickie Lynn Marshall, Vickie Lynn Smith and Vickie Lynn Hogan, died on February 8, 2007, and her will was filed in the Broward County, Florida, probate court on February 16, 2007. A summary of what the will says can be found here.......[Read More]
How to Find the Property Owner of a Street Address

How to Find the Property Owner of a Street Address

In most U.S. counties, records of who owns a particular property can be found at county government offices or at the county courthouse. Regardless of where it is found, the ownership of property is usually public record. Getting the information requires either a trip to the county offices or, in som......[Read More]
How to Find a Dead Rat in the Wall

How to Find a Dead Rat in the Wall

Rats are a very common pest in human households, and many products and devices exist to keep them away or kill them. Traps that do not instantly cause death or capture rats, such as poisons, can lead to a doomed rat escaping to a hiding place between the walls and dying there, where you'll find them......[Read More]
How to Find the Moles of a Product if Given the Moles of the Reactant

How to Find the Moles of a Product if Given the Moles of the Reactant

A mole is a unit of the amount of substance primarily used in chemistry. Moles are important in quantitative calculations because these units are directly proportional to the number of molecules that are involved in a chemical reaction. To compute the amount of the product, you need to know coeffici......[Read More]
Three Ways to Ensure Your Minor Children Can Inherit Without Costly Guardianship Proceedings

Three Ways to Ensure Your Minor Children Can Inherit Without Costly Guardianship Proceedings

While it's not a pleasant subject, sometimes parents pass away while their children are still under the age of 18. What happens then? This article discusses the perils of guardianship proceedings and three ways to avoid it.......[Read More]
How to Find the Fonts Folder in a Nokia N95

How to Find the Fonts Folder in a Nokia N95

The Nokia N95 smartphone comes with a set of standard font types to use in text and email messages. You can add your own fonts to the phone by using a file manager application created specifically for Nokia phones. Y-Browser is a free file manager that allows you to view the fonts folder of your Nok......[Read More]
How to Create Bind Variables in Oracle

How to Create Bind Variables in Oracle

Oracle uses PL-SQL to create bind variables. Bind variables let you query using dynamic data, but the query's structure is stored in the database server's cache. Cached queries run more quickly, so the database returns the data faster than if you do not use bind variables. The feature is typically u......[Read More]
How to Find Information on Wills

How to Find Information on Wills

Obtaining information on wills involves a few steps, depending on if you're crafting a will or trying to obtain a copy of one that exists already. To craft a will, an Internet search or consulting with an attorney can provide sufficient information. To obtain a copy of an existing will depends on wh......[Read More]
How To Find Out Why Someone Went to Jail

How To Find Out Why Someone Went to Jail

Once someone is in the court system and sent to jail, the reasons behind the incarceration are public record. Meaning, you can find out why they went to jail with a quick search. Many counties and states have searchable online databases. Employees of the correctional institution are also allowed to ......[Read More]
How to Add a Defendant to an Amended Petition

How to Add a Defendant to an Amended Petition

When a civil lawsuit is filed, it is not unusual to not know the names of every potential defendant. Typically, a complaint with an unknown defendant will list "John Doe" or "Jane Doe" as a defendant. Once the plaintiff discovers the real name of a John Doe defendant, the plaintiff is required to am......[Read More]