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FindLaw's Newly Updated Reproductive Rights Section

Reproductive rights issues have been a hot topic for some time, and both the laws and popular feeling about these issues has changed dramatically along the way. For example, did you know that not that long ago it was illegal to use birth control to prevent pregnancy? Imagine that.

Women have a lot of things to consider when it comes to family planning: birth control, contraception, abortion. And each of these topics has legal considerations on top of the personal decision-making factors. It can all be overwhelming and confusing.

Fear not. Here at FindLaw, we've added a new Reproductive Rights section within Learn About the Law to help educate you on the "birds and the bees" of reproductive laws.

Here's what you'll find in the new Reproductive Rights section:

Avoid a DUI with FindLaw's Up-to-Date DUI Content

We at FindLaw know you have questions about drunk driving and DUI laws. Questions like:

What penalty am I going to get for drunk driving? What's the difference between the various field sobriety tests? What can I expect when I go to court for a DUI?

Luckily, you've come to the right place. From state-by-state DUI laws to a message board dedicated to DUI's and DWI's to a huge network of DUI attorneys ready to help you with your case, we have any DUI questions you may have covered... and then some!

1 in 4 Americans Have Challenged Their Property Taxes

Many a homeowner has opened that dreaded tax bill envelope. But not everybody just blindly pays what the government is charging. In fact, 1 in 4 Americans have challenged their property taxes, according to a new FindLaw.com survey.

If you are thinking about fighting our property tax bill, FindLaw has a wealth of information on how to present a successful property tax challenge. We also have a lot of other helpful information on property taxes written by attorneys that are passionate about presenting the often complicated issues surrounding this topic in an accessible manner.