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How to Create a Fascinator on a Comb

Create a one-of-a-kind fascinator headpiece with feathers and a hair comb. The fascinator has a rich history that dates back to the 16th century. The headpieces were once worn by men, but have since become the go-to hairpiece for women who are attending both indoor and outdoor events. They are both

How to Find a Sample Letter of Intent

Need to write a letter of intent for business or college? Viewing samples and templates will help you in putting together one of your own. The following information will provide you with step by step information on how to find sample letters of intent.

How to Create an Elephant Tessellation

Tessellations are tile shapes that are combined to form patterns. The patterns are formed when the shapes are stacked in rows and columns. Commonly used tiles include squares, hexagons and triangles. The patterns can have pictures inside of them, such as elephants.

Top 5 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

There are five common estate planning mistakes that estate planning attorneys see over and over again. Learn what they are and how to avoid them.

How to Create a Gradient Panel

A gradient panel is a rectangular area defined with two or more colors that blend, creating a smooth transition between colors in the panel. Gradients are useful as backgrounds in website or print projects, offering more visual appeal than a single background color. Gradient panels also create a &qu

How to Create a Constraint in Oracle

The database management program Oracle allows administrators to maintain the integrity of the database's information by creating constraints. Administrators use constraints to prevent users from entering incomplete, nonsensical or incompatible information into the database. For example, a database a

How to Issue a Warranty Deed

A warranty deed is a legal document that expresses the transfer of real property from one individual or entity to another. The transfer takes place between a seller, called a grantor, and a buyer, called a grantee. The grantor uses a warranty deed to provide the grantee with a written guarantee that

Does a Will Have to be Probated?

Even if a person has a Last Will and Testament, it won't necessarily have to be probated. Why? Because not all property needs to be probated. Many people

How to Get a Flood Elevation Certificate

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and National Flood Insurance Program require a flood elevation certificate for properties built in coastal high- or high-risk flood zones. The certificate confirms the structure meets or exceeds the required building elevation for the zone or floodplain

What Makes a Man a Hero to His Wife

A husband may tell his wife that he loves her, but it's his actions that convince her. Real men can be heroes by facing their mortality and talking honestly with their wife about their finances.

What Are the Duties of an Executor of Estate in Michigan?

When named an executor of an estate, you are responsible for closing out the deceased's estate, taking care of any financial obligations and making sure the heirs receive their assets. In Michigan, state law refers to executors as personal representatives. When ready to accept your role as personal

How to Send Medical Receipts to a Parent by Certified Mail

A noncustodial parent ordered to pay child support may have to save receipts for proof of contribution toward a child's needs. These receipts may be for medical costs, clothing purchases or other needs of the child. It is important for noncustodial parents to save their receipts for proof to the cou

How to Write a Motion to Designate a Process Server in Ohio

Process servers deliver legal documents such as lawsuits or eviction notices to people involved in a legal matter. In Ohio, process servers must have a high school education, be a permanent resident, possess a valid Ohio driver's license, and have a clean criminal history. If you are contemplating a

All About Primogeniture

This article discusses the system of inheritance and succession called primogeniture.Different types of primogeniture are explored, as well as the benefits and consequences.

Highway Traffic Amendment Act

The Highway Traffic Amendment Act dictates specific laws in regards to Canadian drivers and highway protocol. The amendments address such issues as cellphone use in a vehicle, as well as smoking limitations in a vehicle and safety belt regulations. It also addresses bicycle safety. Those found in vi

A Virtual Smack in the Head From Your Wills Lawyer

One of my greatest passions in life is educating parents on the importance of naming guardians for their children and preparing in advance should death or incapacity occur. Of course the possibility of leaving this world can be difficult to accept and for that reason, many parents struggle with this

5 Things to Know About Estate and Gift Tax Laws in 2011 and 2012

On December 17, 2010, a new law was enacted that governs estate taxes for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax years. Here you will find a summary of what this new law provides for the estates of decedents who die in 2011 or 2012 as well as the gift tax laws for 2011 and 2012.

How to Find Lost Deeds

A deed is a legal record that proves that you own land. It may note past transactions involving this property. If you need to prove your ownership of this property, or are interested in purchasing it but the deed has been lost, you can find the deed using the names of the buyer and the seller. First