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Question about funeral?

A:  I am sorry to hear of your loss. ... Most often it''s just family and close friends that come to the house after the funeral. You could ask someone on your husbands side what their family tradition has been. Also ask your Mom or other persons in your family for info on how it''s been done before. Let family traditions guide your decision on when and who comes to the house. ... In some ''customs'' friends or people who attend the same church bring food for any drop-ins after the funeral. ... You might even ask the pastor of the church or the church secretary for input. Good luck. I am sure what you decide on will come off well. the funeral is very quick, so I will assume only close family will be attending.....usually there is the return to home after the funeral, where small finger...

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What does "cause of action in tort" mean?

A:  Hi Dawnmarie, Good questions. I started answering based on my experience as a litigation secretary, but as is so often the case with the practice of law, the more I thought about it the more I realized how much I didn''t know. All that really helps me with this set of questions is realizing that the law changes constantly as cases are decided. But maybe this can be a better starting point for you: http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Tort. At least it does have a lot of cross-links. Quote:tort n. from French for "wrong," a civil wrong or wrongful act, whether intentional or accidental, from which injury occurs to another. Torts include all negligence cases as well as intentional wrongs which result in harm. Therefore tort law is one of the major areas of law...

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Is a Mexican Divorce ever valid if both parties are U.S. Citizens?

A:  Before anything else, thanks for writing me at AllExperts.com No, is not valid. You are right: Any FULL valid divorce requires your presence and sign in Mexico at Mexican Court. If you can not stay Mexico, you must sign off a valid Power of Attorney at Mexican Notary"s office anyway. Under Mexican civil Law, you must have a valid address in Mexico. You can get some opinion about papers at any Mexican Consulate, if you want. Any doubt or another question, let me know it please. Thank you very much for visiting me at AllExperts.com...

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Mexican Statute of Limitations Question

A:  Before anything else, thanks for writing me at AllExperts.com again. civil Law and Criminal Law. Local civil and Criminal Law depending on where was the case. For example: If was in Puebla, you must get Puebla"s civil and Criminal Law and is possible on the Puebla"s government official web site. Any doubt or another question, let me know it please. Thank you very much for visiting me at AllExperts.com again....

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Temporary occupancy of residential real estate

A:  Before anything else, thanks for writing me at AllExperts.com Yes, is possible. You must contact to a Mexican Notary and is possible. Heirs must pay only if is necessary depending on specific case, age, Taxes Law, civil Law, etc. Maybe only she must pay if you want. Notary may explain you based on your papers. Any doubt or another question, let me know it please. Thank you very much for visiting me at AllExperts.com...

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American legal system

A:  You''re probably asking too much for any of the law dogs around here to want to answer. You''d need to be more specific in your questions, so they could tackle them reasonably. In general terms, there is no difference between criminal law and civil law. The distinction which civil law represents is as compared to English common law, which is, more or less, the basis for the legal systems in operation in the United states. Keep in mind that there are fifty states, and each has a distinct legal system, and all of those systems can differ, sometimes slightly, sometimes widely, so long as none of the legal systems offend the Constitution of the United states, or the...

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A ? on origins of physican/pastor/lawyer priviledge

A:  On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 13:56:13 -0400, kurtullman...yahoo.com (Kurt Ullman) wrote: A journlist centered Listserv I am on is currently debatingthe hooha around the CIA outing. This lead me to wonder.. The doc/priest/atty priviledges are set in much firmer legalstone than any kind of press shield. Is this because they were firstestablished in Common Law or were there actual laws passed? What isthe pedigree of these priviledges. The is no universal priest shield. Perhaps some states have created something similar but if they have it is local and certainly doesn''t exist in most states nor in federal code. Kurt Ullman wrote: A journlist centered Listserv I am on is currently debating the hooha...

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A ? on origins of physican/pastor/lawyer priviledge

A:  On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 13:56:13 -0400, kurtullman...yahoo.com (Kurt Ullman) wrote: A journlist centered Listserv I am on is currently debatingthe hooha around the CIA outing. This lead me to wonder.. The doc/priest/atty priviledges are set in much firmer legalstone than any kind of press shield. Is this because they were firstestablished in Common Law or were there actual laws passed? What isthe pedigree of these priviledges. The is no universal priest shield. Perhaps some states have created something similar but if they have it is local and certainly doesn''t exist in most states nor in federal code. Kurt Ullman wrote: A journlist centered Listserv I am on is currently debating the hooha...

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how do I interpret this single family zoning restriction?

A:  In article <3urqf09tp7it7eqooroi4hmspm5tqsucqd...4ax.com>, William Snyder <wcsnyder...attbi.com> wrote: In Medford, MA, the zoning laws appear to be inconsistent as far asthe number of unrelated people in a in single family home. I don''t see any inconsistencies, but rather a number of cases not covered. I suspect that happened as new laws were written. Furthermore, in another part of the zoning law, in a single-familyzone, a Lodginghouse is not allowed, which is defined as four or moreunrelated people: My guess is somebody got annoyed at a group of college students who rented the house next door, and had it prohibited. The city solicitor couldn''t offer an explanation for these apparentconflicts or guess at how they would get...

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Is taking a stroll a crime?

A:  quote:Originally posted by JJW:Just when has walking or jogging become taboo? Was there some new law passed, or new supreme case that permits curfews on certain activities? Up until about 5 years ago, I could go about taking a leisurely stroll or jog around the neighboorhood with little notice from the police. Now the cops treat what I am do as abhorrent. First they give warnings, such blowing in the patrol car loudspeaker, or tapping their lights. And if that fails, they finally stop me on reasonable suspicion&gt;&gt;&gt;what they term as not having a good reason for doing what I am doing. What is this country comming too? My response: And where is this happening - state and City? Are they the same officers? What have they said...