How Responsible Are You For The Illegal Services Offered By Third Parties Who Post To Your Website?

If you own a business that allows posts—classified ads—by third parties who are selling goods or services, how responsible are you for what those sellers are doing if they are offering something illegal, like drugs or prostitution services? That's a question with no bright line answer, and it's been the focus of numerous lawsuits and failed prosecution bids against companies like Backpage.com, which is accused of profiting from sex trafficking. Here's what you should know.

Concerned About Your Rural Land Being Contaminated By Oil Or Chemical Companies? What You Should Know

If you own a rural property, whether it is a family farm or just a plot of land that you like to use as a country home that gives you an escape from your daily grind in the city, you want to keep the integrity of that property as intact as possible. However, there are some things that may be out of your control. These issues may include soil or water contamination due to the business operations of an oil or chemical company in the immediate vicinity.

Spouse Not Singing Divorce Papers? Here's What You Can Do

It's possible that your spouse has received their copy of the divorce paperwork, but is refusing to put their signature on them. This could be intentional. Perhaps they want to get you angry, or because they do not understand what signing the papers mean. In any situation, not signing these papers won't be a roadblock in finalizing a divorce. Understand how it can still get done with a spouse that is unwilling to sign any necessary paperwork.

Attending To The Serious Issue Of Hepatitis And Related Liabilities When Training Fighters For The Ring

Many young up-and-coming athletes live for the dream of competing in boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. Simply training for and and agreeing to a fight is not all that is required to become an amateur. State athletic commissions regulate amateur licenses. Approval for a license is contingent on passing a physical. Blood work is a required part of the physical. This is done to protect the health of an opponent since both fighters could end up cut during the course of a bout.

Don't Get Barred From A Bankruptcy Filing: What To Know

Most people don't consider the bankruptcy option unless their financial situation has gotten so out of control that they are in danger of losing property and legal action is being taken against them. While bankruptcy is an option for many in dire straits, you should know that there are three issues that could prevent certain filers from having a successful discharge of debts. Read on for what you need to know about the three situations that could bar you from filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy.