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Does Anyone The Real Estate Law Regarding Getting Your Licence In California?
I Currently Enrolled In A Real Estate Class And Im Not Sure If If Was Worth It I Heard That Now You Might Need A Two Year Degree In Real Estate Just To Recieve A Licence
There's no indication at the Calif. Dept. of Real Estate web site that a degree is or will be required.
Two years experience and eight classes is it.
Experience: A minimum of two years full-time licensed salesperson experience within the last five years or the equivalent is required.
Applicants for a real estate broker license examination must have successfully completed the following eight statutorily required college-level courses:
* Real Estate Practice; and
* Legal Aspects of Real Estate; and
* Real Estate Finance; and
* Real Estate Appraisal; and
* Real Estate Economics or Accounting; and
* Three* courses from the following list
o Real Estate Principles
o Business Law
o Property Management
o Real Estate Office Administration
o Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
o Advanced Legal Aspects of Real Estate
o Advanced Real Estate Finance
o Advanced Real Estate Appraisal
o Computer Applications in Real Estate
o Common Interest Developments
*If both Real Estate Economics and Accounting are taken, only two courses from the above group are required.
Where Can I Find....Laws,....On Adoptions..& Process Of...?
I'M Interested In Learning All About The Laws Which Goven
Adoptions / Foster Care Homes, Children'S Rights, And
Any Other Pertinent Information, As I Have Helped Some Child-
Ren And Adults, But There Should Be Much More To Learn
About It Too.
I Feel That There Are ''Cracks/Holes'' In The System, Which
Govern Adoptions & Process Of...Which Could Lead To Many
Lawsuits...Because So Many Errors Seem To Be Made By
The Legal System, And Even Through Private Adoptions,
That I Am Getting Very Concerned, About The Welfare And
Health Of The Children Who Fall Victim...To The
System...And Spent Much Time In Foster / Adopt Homes.
I'D Appreciate Any Help I Could Get, On This Matter.
I Am All For The Family Unity...And, Very Much
Against....The Idea Of Anyone Having An Abortion.
Adoption laws vary in every state and country, but especially in the case of domestic adoption, most laws address the same principles and requirements. These include legal necessity, agency preference, and birth parent preference but also include your own limitations as far as age of the child, financial obligations, gender, et cetera. The issues of advertising for adoption and the use of non-licensed adoption facilitators are two issues covered in most state bylaws.
Adoption Laws and Advertising
Advertising is one way for birth parents to locate a prospective family who would be willing and able to adopt their child. It’s also a way for hopeful parents to find someone who would like to place their child up for adoption. Unfortunately, this has been exploited in the past, resulting in child trafficking and other unlawful transactions. Because of this, the act of advertising for adoption purposes is heavily regulated in 26 states. This includes the use of any medium including print, radio, television, flyers, billboards and online by birth parents seeking adoptive parents for their baby or prospective parents looking for a child to adopt.
In some states—Alabama and Kentucky, for example—no advertising of any kind in relation to adoption is allowed. Twelve states have outlawed advertising for adoption purposes by anyone other than licensed adoption agencies or state agencies. Virginia is especially specific, barring any entity from even advertising referral services for adoption purposes.
Some states are more lenient, however. Connecticut allows both birth parents and prospective parents to advertise. Eight more states allow licensed agencies to advertise adoption services. Florida includes family law attorneys in that group, while Louisiana adds crisis pregnancy centers and Nebraska allows birth parents to join them. Most states are very specific and these laws may reach across state lines if the adoptive parents and birth parents live in different states.
Adoption Laws and Unlicensed Facilitators
Though it is legal in every state to place a child up for adoption and to adopt, some states require that this only happen through the agency of a licensed adoption facilitator. Private adoptions are also allowed, meaning the birth parents and adoptive parents come to an adoption agreement without the assistance of a licensed or state adoption agency. It is these private or independent adoptions that are heavily regulated in many states.
Specifically, many states do not allow unlicensed intermediaries to unite birth parents and adoptive parents in order to avoid child exploitation and trafficking. For example, Delaware and Kansas do not allow any unlicensed adoption agencies or intermediaries to facilitate an adoption. Other states are very specific in which unlicensed facilitators may place children for adoption and under what circumstances.
State Adoption Laws
• Alabama - Code of Alabama 1975, Sections 26-10A-1 to 26-10A-38
• Alaska - Alaska Statutes (1999), Sections 18.50.500; 18.50.510 and 25.23.005 to 25.23.240
• Arizona – Arizona Revised Statutes, Chapter 1, Article 1, Sections 8-101 to 8-135; 8-141 to 8-145; 8-161 to 8-166; 8-171 to 8-173
• Arkansas – Arkansas Code of 1987, Sections 9-9-101 to 9-9-103; 9-9-201 to 9-9-224; 9-9-301 to 9-9-303; 9-9-401 to 9-9-412; 9-9-501 to 9-9-508
• California – California General Laws, Family Law Code Sections 8500 to 8548; 8600 to 9206; 9300 to 9340
• Colorado – Colorado Revised Statutes (1999), Sections 19-5-200.2 to 19-5-216; 19-5-301 to 19-5-306; 19-5-402 to 19-5-403 and 25-2-113.5
• Connecticut – General Statutes of Connecticut (1998), Sections 45a-706 to 45a-770
• Delaware - Delaware Code, Title 13, Sections 901 to 932; 961 to 965
• District of Columbia – District of Columbia Code (1999), Title 16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters, Chapter 3, Sections 16-301 to 16-315
• Florida – Florida Statutes (1998), Sections 63.012 to 63.301
• Georgia – Georgia Code, Sections 19-8-1 to 19-8-26
• Hawaii – Hawaii Revised Statutes, Sections 578-1 to 578-17
• Idaho – Idaho Statutes, Sections 16-1501 to 16-1515 and 39-258 to 39-259A
• Illinois – Illinois Compiled Statutes (1998), 750, 50/0.01 to 750, 50/24
• Indiana – Indiana Code (1998), Sections 31-19-1-1 to 31-19-29-6
• Iowa – Iowa Code (1998), Sections 600.1 to 600.25
• Kansas – Kansas Statutes (1998), Sections 59-2111 to 59-2144
• Kentucky – Kentucky Revised Statutes (1998), Sections 199.470 to 199.590
• Louisiana – Louisiana Revised Statues, Sections 40:72 to 40:79; Ch.C. Title XII, art. 1167 to 1278
• Maine – Maine Revised Statutes (1999), Title 18-A, Sections 9-101 to 9-108; 9-201 to 9-205; 9-301 to 9-315; 9-401 to 9-404; Title 22, Sections 2706-A; 2765; 4171 to 4176; 8201 to 8206
• Maryland – Maryland Statutes (1999) Family Law, Sections 5-301 to 5-330; 5-401 to 5-415; 5-4A-01 to 5-4A-08; 5-4B-01 to 5-4B-12; 5-4C-01 to 5-4C-07
• Massachusetts – Massachusetts General Laws (1998), Chapter 210, Sections 1 to 11A
• Michigan – Michigan Compiled Laws (1999), Sections 710.21 to 710.70; 722.954b to 722.960
• Minnesota – Minnesota Statutes (1999), Sections 259.20 to 259.89
• Mississippi – Mississippi Code of 1972 (1999), Sections 93-17-1 to 93-17-223
• Missouri – Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 453, Sections 453.005 to 453.503
• Montana – Montana Code Annotated 1999, Sections 42-1-101 to 42-8-108; 42-10-101 to 42-10-128
• Nebraska – Nebraska Revised Statutes, Sections 43-101 to 43-165
• Nevada – Nevada Revised Statutes (1999), Sections 127.003 to 127.186; 127.220 to 127.420
• New Hampshire – New Hampshire Revised Statutes (1999), Sections 170-B:1 to 170-B:26
• New Jersey – New Jersey Revised Statutes (1999), Sections 9:3-38 to 9:3-55
• New Mexico – New Mexico Statutes (1999), Sections 32A-5-1 to 32A-5-45
• New York – New York State Consolidated Laws, Domestic Relations Chapter 14, Article 7, Title 1-4; Social Services Chapter 55, Article 6, Title 1, Sections 372-374a; Public Health Chapter 45, Article 41, Title 3, Section 4138
• North Carolina – North Carolina General Statutes (1999), Sections 48-1-100 to 48-4-105; 48-6-100 to 48-6-102; 48-9-101 to 48-10-105
• North Dakota – North Dakota Century Code (1999), Sections 14-15-01 to 14-15-23
• Ohio – Ohio Revised Code (1999), Sections 3107.01 to 3107.99
• Oklahoma – Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (1999), Title 10, Sections 7501-1.1 to 7506-1.2; 7509-1.1 to 7510-3.3
• Oregon – Oregon Revised Statutes (1999), Sections 109.304 to 109.507; 432.425 to 432.420
• Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (1999), Title 23, Sections 2101 to 2910
• Rhode Island – General Laws of Rhode Island (1999), Sections 15-7-2 to 15-7-26; 15-7.1-1 to 15-7.1-4; 15-7.2-1 to 15-7.2-15
• South Carolina – Code of Laws of South Carolina (1999), Sections 20-7-1650 to 20-7-1897
• South Dakota – South Dakota Codified Laws, Sections 25-6-1 to 25-6-23; 25-6A-1 to 25-6A-14
• Tennessee – Tennessee Code (1999), Sections 36-1-102 to 36-1-305
• Texas – Texas Family Code (1999), Sections 162.001 to 162.025; 162.101 to 162.107; 162.201 to 162.206; 162.301 to 162.309; 162.401 to 162.422
• Utah – Utah Code Annotated, Sections 78-30-1 to 78-30-19
• Vermont – Vermont Statutes (1999), Title 15A, Sections 1-101 to 4-113; 6-102 to 7-105
• Virginia – Code of Virginia (1999), Sections 63.1-219.7 to 63.1-238.01
• Washington – Revised Code of Washington, Sections 26.33.020 to 26.33.901; 26.34.010 to 26.34.080
• West Virginia – West Virginia Code (1999), Sections 48-4A-1 to 48-4A-8 and 48-4-1 to 48-4-16
• Wisconsin – Wisconsin Statutes (1999), Sections 48.40 to 48.975
• Wyoming – Wyoming Statutes (1999), Sections 1-22-101 to 1-22-203
I Just Got Charged For Petty Theft In Santa Clara County, Does Any One Know Any Good Lawyers?
Im Looking For A Lawyer That Specializes In Petty Theft And Knows Santa Clara Court In And Out.
if you have enough money to pay for a lawyer , Why would you steal a small item ? I would use the public defender .
What Is It Like Being A Real Estate Lawyer?
I Am Thinking About Job Options As I Am Going To College In A Couple Years. I Know I Want To Be A Professional So I Make A Good Salary For All The Time And Money Put In To College. Anyway, Doctor Is Not The Way I Want To Go, Not Only Because I Am Not Into Taking Care Of People Physically, But Also Because My Strong Skills Are Not Math An Science. So I Was Thinking Of Lawyer Since I Am Strong In English. I Have Read That Lawyers Work Long Nonstop Hours And Have Not Time To Themselves. I Was Wondering Maybe The Real Estate Lawyer Specialization Is A Little Less Stressful And Doesn'T Take All Your Time Up.
As a lawyer, expect your first 7 to 8 years to consist of 70 to 80 hour weeks. If you want to avoid these types of hours, you hook up with a small law firm with a commensurate reduction in pay (from $70k - $100k starting out down to maybe $30 - $50k with less chance for big rewards). Note also that law schools continue to pump out excess law grads - to the point where between 1/3 and 1/2 are not in the law profession as lawyers (some are waiting tables, some are doing law research for $12 to $20 per hour).
Why Do Lawyers &Quot;Practice&Quot; Law?
Why Do Lawyers Use The Term &Quot;Practice&Quot; Instead Of Saying I Work In Legal Field Or Something Like That. Why Is The Term &Quot;Practice&Quot; Used.
I deal with lawyers on a near daily basis (Im a police officer). I too asked several lawyers this question a few months back. The answer I received was pretty suprising. Laws, while black and white in some areas, are gray when it comes to others. Its in these gray areas where lawyers "practice", by this they mean try to get judges or juries to see their interpertation of the written law.
Laws are not inflexible. Even the cut and dry, black and white laws are not truly set in stone. For example: Yes you killed somebody. It is your defense lawyer's job to produce why, your emotional state, other mitigating circumstances that could possibly sway a jury to think that your were justified in doing what you did. Thats the practice part, using their skills at oration, persuasion and interpretation to outwit the other lawyer.
We Have To Somehow Establish Custody Right?
My Child Is 3 Months Old And Her Father And I Have Separated Ways, Never Married. Now I Have Learned That Neither One Of Us Has &Quot;True&Quot; Custody Of Her. My State Does Not Prese Custody If Paternity Has Been Established. We Live In Two Different States But Apparently If He Came To Take Her One Day Noone Would/Could Help Me. We Breastfeed So That Helps Me A Little But I Am Afraid. So We Made A Custody Agreement That He Would Only Pay 300 In Child Support And I Would Have Primary Custody, Otherwise He Could Not Afford To Come Visit Her. I Said Ok We Can Make That Work And I Was Really Relieved. But To Make That Legal We Have To Get It Mandated By A Judge, We Can'T Sign And Then Notarized Because That Apparently Has No Standing In A Case Like This. Every Lawyer We Have Seen Cost Way Above What We Can Afford Even With Offered Payment Plans. They Are Saying Around 1000 Down And I Make 200 Too Much For Low Income Assistance. He Says Fine Let'S Not Go To Court We Have Our Agreement. That Sounds Great But Should I Risk Him Finding Out He Can Take Her. What If He Finds Out While She Is Visiting With Him, How Do I Get Her Back? Advice?
Okay first off, i don't care if he is on the birth certificate or not, or what forms he has signed, if you haven't been to court to establish his paternity he doesn't have any. if he tries to take the child from you at any point in time your ace in the hole is "I'm not even sure he is the father", and poof he is just joe schmo off the street that took your kid. Now that is the dirty way to play it, but if push came to shove that is how you are going to have to do it.
It sounds like you guys are really trying to be civil and I HIGHLY encourage you to continue to BE civil, that is what is best for your child. I also encourage you to make this legal, because it will stop the headaches down the road. The reason why you can't just write it up yourself and ge it notarized is because there are certain things that every county requires in a custody agreement and if you don't have that exact language it isn't a binding agreement. that is where the Judge comes in, they aren't there to decide things like custody, that really wasn't suppose to be their role, they are interpreters of the law. For example I thought my husband should make his former girlfriend pay $200 a month in child support until the child was out of college, as long as they were a full time student. Sounds reasonable right? Well in GA no child support can go above the age of 19 and that is only if the kid is still in high school, so what i thought was reasonable was actually not allowed in GA and would have invalidated the agreement.
Your best avenue here is to become a mini-lawyer. It can be done and it's not too hard, you have to find the forms on line for YOUR STATE, because that is where the child lives so that is who has jurisdiction. You fill them out, you are the petitioner, he is the respondent, and then fill out the form. Go to the court house, file the form with the clerk and you will get a court date. Go to the court date with what you think are reasonable requests that you have both agreed to like the primary custody, and a detailed holiday schedule and child support....etc. and then let the Judge tell you what is okay and what isn't and what you are missing.
In GA the Judge usually has what is called a court lawyer. This person does the bidding of the Judge, so if you were to file your petition, and both show up for court, and agree to everything in detail the Judge will look it over and if everything looks good he/she could then give it to the court lawyer to draft up for you to sign. if you were in GA the whole thing would cost you about $250 to file and get him served with the papers....and in most states it is a lot less.
if you have questions on what to file the court of clerks office MIGHT help you over the phone. They strictly speaking aren't allowed to give you legal advice or tell you what to file, but they could tell you for example "You can't file a custody motion without also filing a child support motion at the same time"...see, some counties they are together and some are different. This will probably take a few trips to the court house to make sure you have everything but you can do that yourself and then just get it all sorted out and get him served with a time to be there.