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Landlord-tenant law varies by state, but typically covers the rights and obligations resulting from the landlord-tenant relationship, including the lease or rental agreement itself, termination, abandonment, eviction, renewal, rent, security deposit and improvements and repairs to the property.
Several federal, state and local laws have been passed regarding animals. The majority of these laws focus on the protection of animals as well as pet ownership, sale, and breeding. Animal Law also deal with legal issues such as veterinary malpractice, food production, use of animals for entertainment purposes, property rental for pet owners pets, and providing for the care of pets after the death of its owner.
Marriage is a legal contract entered into between a man and woman who intend to become husband and wife. Marriage creates a legal relationship between husband and wife with rights and obligations governed by state law.
A deed is an instrument by which an owner (the grantor) transfers an interest in land to a new owner (the grantee).
Many people, whether adults or minors, have the need for a legal name change as a result of marriage, divorce, adoption or simply a desire to have another name. Generally, you can change your name so long as it is not for a fraudulent purpose, such as avoiding debts; the new name will not affect other people's rights; or the new name is not a curse word.
Probate is a general term for the entire process of court-supervised administration of estates of dead persons. It may include the estates of persons who die with or without a will.