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Law You Can Use

Law You Can Use is a weekly informational column provided as a public service by the Ohio State Bar Association. Founded in 1880, The Ohio State Bar Association is a voluntary professional association representing more than 26,000 Ohio lawyers and judges. Among its goals are to advance the science of jurisprudence, promote improvement of the law and administration of justice.

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Consumers have credit record rights
Published: April 10, 2018

In this Law You Can Use column, Ronald Burdge of Burdge Law Office Co. LPA provides an overview of credit scores and why it is important to be vigilant about maintaining credit records.

Airbnb and other rental properties
Published: March 20, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses laws about using properties for rental purposes.

Ohio's system for challenging property values and taxes
Published: March 13, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses the law surrounding property values and taxes.

FTC warns of FEMA impersonators and identity theft
Published: March 06, 2018

Better Business Bureau columnist Kim Thompson discusses scams with FEMA impersonators.

Online schools in Ohio deliver education in a different way
Published: February 27, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column by Mark Weiker discusses online schools in Ohio.

So what's the deal with bitcoin?
Published: February 20, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses aspects of the bitcoin exchange.

Human trafficking: Ohio's current landscape
Published: January 30, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses human trafficking in Ohio.

Public utility rates: Who's in charge?
Published: January 16, 2018

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses utility rates and their governance.

Ohio's standards for gifted student education
Published: December 26, 2017

This "Law You Can Use" column discuses education for gifted students and students with disabilities.

Political activism and the workplace
Published: December 12, 2017

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses political activism and the workplace.

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