Archive | March, 2011

Ohio Line Fence Law Says Who Is Responsible for Fences

March 25, 2011

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The following article is from a “Law You Can Use” column provided by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). It was prepared by Peggy Kirk Hall: Q: What is the “line fence law”? A: Ohio’s line fence law, also referred to as the “partition fence law,” establishes rights and obligations for fences that are placed […]

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How Consumer Class Action Lawsuits Work

March 21, 2011

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The following article is from a “Law You Can Use” column provided by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). It was prepared by¬†Charlie Faruki: Many consumer-rights claims are combined into class action lawsuits. This article tells you what a class action is, why and how it is used, and how you may participate in or […]

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Electronic Signatures: Might You Sign a Contract Without Realizing It?

March 14, 2011

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The following article is from a “Law You Can Use” column provided by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). It was prepared by Robert L. Ellis: It is no longer necessary for you to physically place your signature on a piece of paper in order to enter into a contract. Instead, simply replying to an […]

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“Tina’s Law” Requires Public Schools to Address Dating Violence

March 6, 2011

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The following article is from a “Law You Can Use” column provided by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). It was prepared by Lisa M. Burleson: Q: What is “Tina’s Law”? A: Ohio Substitute House Bill 19, also known as the “Tina Croucher Act” or “Tina’s Law,” was signed into law December 28, 2009, and […]

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