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October 21  • 

Pets aboard! 5 tips for smart and safe airline travel with your pets

A guide to airline policies on flying with pets. Plus, 5 safety tips every pet owner should know before booking a flight for a furry friend.

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October 21  • 

How domestic abusers use technology to track partners, and how to protect yourself

Technology allows domestic violence abusers to track and spy on their victims. Here, the steps to shut down stalking methods and get help.

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October 21  • 

Ask Avvo: Do I have to pay a parking ticket from a private company?

A breakdown of the three options you have when facing a parking ticket from a private company: ignore, dispute or pay the ticket.

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October 14  • 

Top 3 industries notorious for exploiting unpaid interns

Companies in the same 3 industries — fashion, entertainment and publishing — keep landing in court for their treatment of unpaid interns.

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October 13  • 

Ask Avvo: Is my unpaid internship illegal?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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October 13  • 

Not just a game: State gambling laws and fantasy football leagues

You may not think of fantasy sports as gambling, but a casual bet can quickly turn illegal in states with conservative gambling laws.

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October 9  • 

Map: The states where illegal internships are most common

When it comes to internship lawsuits, New York takes the cake. Which other states top the list for most illegal internships?

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October 9  • 

6 factors that determine if an unpaid internship is legal

A simple guide to understanding internship law, with a breakdown of the six factors that determine if an unpaid internship is legal.

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September 18  • 

Throwback Thursday: When ‘fire’ drills did not include ammunition

School districts are replacing fire and tornado drills with lockdown drills that train students and staff to react to intruders or shooters.

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September 16  • 

Call me when you get there! 4 (more) things for parents of teen drivers to consider

Consider the following as you prepare teens for the responsibilities of driving to school each day, particularly with passengers aboard.

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