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New South Dakota Laws

South Dakota has recently adopted the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gifts Act (2007 S.D. Sess. Laws 197) and has revised the law governing living wills including the statutory form (2007 S.D. Sess. Laws 75)…. Read more detail on Legal News Directory … Continue reading

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New Tax Laws and Changes to Pennsylvania Support Guidelines

Now that April 15th has past, the dust is still settling about how tax changes impacted taxpayers and many of us were surprised at the effects. The effects of the new tax laws also changed child and spousal support payable … Continue reading

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“Panic Button” Laws Make Their Way Across The U.S.

Last August, we wrote about a Chicago ordinance requiring hotel employers to, among other things, equip hotel employees assigned to work in guestrooms or restrooms with portable emergency contact devices. The emergency contact devices, referred to as “panic buttons,” may … Continue reading

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Why rely on divorce laws?

Did you read family (divorce) laws before your wedding and pour over caselaw and codes during your marriage or domestic partnership? If not, why rely on divorce laws as you separate and dissolve your marriage or domestic partnership? Is your … Continue reading

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Free Online Summaries of Family Laws in All Fifty States

The American Bar Associations Section of Family Law publishes charts in its Family Law Quarterly which summarize the basic laws in each state by topic, including custody, alimony and grounds for divorce.  These charts are current as of November 2006, … Continue reading

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