Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Delaware Hit and Run Laws

Under Delaware hit and run laws, you must report an accident and remain at the scene until law enforcement arrives. You must also make a reasonable effort to assist the injured person. Consequently, an accident escalates into a crime if you flee the scene. Quick take: A hit and run escalates into a felony in … Read more

Delaware Sexting Laws

Delaware Sexting Laws

Does the state of Delaware have a sexting law? Delaware does not have a sexting law, but minors who send or receive sexually explicit images depicting anyone under 18 -may face pornography, sexual exploitation, child endangerment, or other related charges. Short story: Federal laws prohibit teen sexting. Teens accused of exchanging nudes or sexually explicit … Read more

Dog Bite Laws Delaware

Dog bite laws as they apply to the state of Delaware

Delaware dog bite laws offer plenty of protections to victims because, in the state, a “dog’s history of bites” is not a factor when the judge awards compensation. That means the victim does not have to prove that the dog had vicious propensities, which is common in many states.  What typically happens after a dog … Read more

Delaware Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws in Delaware at the state level

A Summary of Delaware Whistleblower Laws The state of Delaware has a public policy and various statutes that are designed to protect employees from retaliatory actions. Although the state follows the employment-at-will doctrine, it is illegal for employers to discharge or in any way discriminate against an employee for reasons that violate the state’s public … Read more

Delaware Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws in Delaware

Everything you need to know about Child Support in the state of Delaware. Updated 2020.‘Delaware child support formula’ refers to a set of complicated guidelines that on the basic level, require parents, whether married or unmarried, to support their kids. If after reading this you have further questions and would like a consultation, you can … Read more

Delaware Car Seat Laws

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in Delaware There are no car seat laws in Delaware that regulate the use forward-facing and rear-facing car seats. Parents can follow the car seat manufacturer’s height and weight guidelines if the state car seat law is unclear. Children can graduate from a booster seat once they weigh … Read more

Delaware Lemon Law

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Delaware Lemon Laws Delaware’s lemon laws state that if a buyer or lessee of any vehicle other than a motorcycle or motorhome finds a major fault in it – which is labeled as irreparable after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the … Read more

Delaware Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations DE- Summary Delaware’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Delaware Recording Laws

Delaware Recording Law Summary: Delaware recording law stipulates that it is a two-party consent state. In Delaware it is a criminal offense to use any device to record communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of all parties taking part in the communication.This means that in Delaware you are not legally … Read more