There are no laws for legal separation in Texas as of 2014. For a married couple who has not yet decided to file for divorce, informal separations are often arranged.
The state of Texas has no provisions for marital court battles concerning legal separations. The two parties involved are not fully protected by the law since no documentation validates a legal separation. Couples often enter into written agreements regarding spousal and child support and the division of assets and liabilities. The terms in the agreement only become binding on the court if a judge decides that the terms are just and right. This written agreement can be made as a reference if couples decide to file for divorce in the future.Learn More
There are no laws within Ohio's weapons code that prohibit or forbid pellet guns, BB guns or airsoft guns except a provision that prohibits their use in rest areas and roadside parks, as of July 2014. The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence notes that laws limiting non-powder guns in Ohio do not exist in the state's code. Fox 19-WXIX in Cincinnati explains pellet gun limits are up to municipalities.Full Answer >
The penalty for theft depends on the laws of the state in which the crime is committed, according to the Criminal Defense Lawyer. In Pennsylvania, as in most states, the value of the stolen item determines if it is a misdemeanor or felony charge with fines and prison time.Full Answer >
A formal justice system is one in which laws are set and enforced and punishments are administered by state institutions such as courts, police, judges and prisons. There are very few places that don't have a formal justice system, though in some areas, one coexists with an informal system.Full Answer >
The laws for garnishing wages are state-regulated. A creditor seeking to garnish wages must file a lawsuit in the local court system to obtain a judgment against the debtor. If the judgment is granted, the creditor must usually give notice and wait a short period of time, usually around 15 days, from the date of the notice before it can file for a wage garnishment, notes The Law Dictionary.Full Answer >