Legalese — CASA

November 16, 2014 2

In my personal opinion, there is a special place in heaven for people who act as CASAs. CASA is an acronym for Court Appointed Special Advocate. These are wonderful volunteers who work on behalf of […]

Legalese — Deadlines

October 27, 2014 0

Deadlines in the legal world mean more than in a lot of other places. If you are late on a bill, you can just pay a late fee, or there is a grace period. If […]

Legalese — Tailgating

October 5, 2014 0

‘Tis the season for tailgating, and so ’tis the season for open container violations. I thought you might like to know what you can and can’t do in terms of public alcohol consumption. In terms […]

Legalese — Raffles

September 28, 2014 0

It seems like everywhere you go someone is trying to sell you a raffle ticket. The question is, however, how does the operation of raffles get around the gambling laws? There is a specific code […]

Legalese — Forgery

September 22, 2014 0

I say this sentence from time to time: “Can I forge your name?” I say it to my husband, more often than not when we have been given a check in our joint names and […]

Legalese — Alcohol

September 14, 2014 0

It is common knowledge that alcohol can’t be purchased by anyone under the age of 21. Twenty-one is the legal drinking age. Which seems to imply that no one under the age of 21 can […]

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