Anyone out there live in a haunted house? It might seem like a silly question but as home sales pick up you should know there are laws against selling a house without full disclosure.
A seller is required to reveal a number of things about their home. Like the condition of roof shingles or whether they have had issues with termites, persistent leaks or radon gas.
Now, in a growing number of states the seller must also report suspected poltergeist problems. [click to continue…]
Can Laws Really Regulate Teen Sex?
If an adult has sexual relations with a 14 year old that’s bad, right?
Okay, well what if that “adult” has just turned 18 and has a younger teen as a love interest? Would their actions be as serious a crime as, say, a 40-year-old with a young teen?
The law says yes. The law calls it statutory rape when anyone who has reached adulthood has sex with a person under the age of 16. (In a few states it is age 15) It doesn’t matter if it is an older person is male or female or if the younger person is a girl or boy. It is illegal and often punishable by a hefty prison sentence.
The case that brings this issue to the forefront is playing out now in Sebastian, Florida. [click to continue…]