Ignorance of the law is no excuse. With that famous statement in mind, FindLaw understands the importance of informing our millions of visitors on the many federal, state and local laws that affect their everyday lives.
FindLaw has an entire section dedicated to state and local laws across dozens of popular legal topics. Recently revamped, FindLaw's state law section is written in easy to understand summaries, charts and other background information for all fifty states. Covered practice areas include: criminal law, family law and employment law. In addition to in-depth information on broad topics, the state laws section also has specific laws on important topics such as gun control, abortion and marijuana.
Each section simplifies the formerly tedious task of researching state laws from various locations and then finding the section of the relevant statues that apply to your specific situation. Now conveniently located in one easy to navigate location, visitors can browse by state or legal topic depending on their legal needs, as well as locate citations and links to official online statutes. The state law section also gives visitors the opportunity to visit the official online version of each state’s laws for further research.
Laws are constantly changing and because of that, FindLaw is constantly updating its resources to ensure that the information users find on FindLaw.com is both comprehensive and current. Whether you are curious about how your state handles major legal issues, or interested in researching a specific topic, check out FindLaw’s state laws section today!
— Kevin Ahlvin, Director, Business Marketing
with Laura Strachan, FindLaw Audience Team