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Jayne Peters Coppell Texas Mayor Kills Daughter, Self

Jayne Peters, Coppell, Texas Mayor, kills daughter and her self.  Police are investigating a murder-suicide of Mary Corinne Peters, 19, and Mayor Jayne Peters, 55.  Police found Mayor Peters and her daughter dead on Tuesday, July 14, 2010 following a request from the city manager's office...

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What Is Surrogate Court?

Some laws exist to respond to issues regarding a person’s properties and assets once he or she dies. This may include the disbursement of such assets according to a will that the deceased may have written. This area of law is referred to as probate law and the court that supervises the...

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What Is Implied Consent?

When a person commits any kind of act, it is necessary to not just view the act that was committed but if the person committed the act out of his or her own free will. Thus, it is important to take into account consent. Different forms of consent exist. Consent can be given directly through written...

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What Is an Interim Order?

Many types of orders or writs are issued by the court in the process of a litigation or court hearing. Such orders or writs do not necessarily intend to resolve the dispute brought before the court, but are means of settling minor issues that may be brought up in the process of resolving said...

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Why Are Police Officers Called Cops?

Police officers are often called “cops.” This is a form of slang, the origins of which are the subject of speculation and debate even among etymologists.Some think that the “cop” is a reference to the badge, which is made of copper or tin. Others believe that it is the...

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Texan John Allen Rubio Beheads Toddlers, Gets Death Penalty

Texan John Allen Rubio beheads toddlers, gets death penalty.  Rubio was convicted in 2003 for the horrific murders of Angela Camacho's children, Rubio's then common law wife.Rubio stabbed, smothered, and decapitated three toddlers all less than four years old.  Hidalgo County District...

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What Is Probate Court?

Some laws exist to respond to issues regarding a person’s properties and assets once he or she dies. This may include the disbursement of such assets according to a will that the deceased may have written. This area of law is referred to as probate law and the court that supervises the...

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President Barack Obama's Birthday Is August 4th

Today is US President Barack Obama's birthday.  He turns 49 on August 4th 2010.Barack Obama is one of the youngest US Presidents in recent history.  However, as his birthday is celebrated, the tolls of the presidency are evident as Obama sports more and more gray hair with each passing...

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What Was the Cold War?

The Cold War is a term that described a time of tension and low-key hostility that was felt all throughout the world from the 1940s to the early 1990s. The two camps that were involved in this struggle were the United States and its allies against Russia and the countries aligned with it. Instead...

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What Is Probate Law?

There exist many areas of law that address general and specific issues and matters. Some laws exist to respond to issues regarding a person’s properties and assets once he or she dies. This may include the disbursement of such assets according to a will that the deceased may have written....