Richard Stim

Attorney

Attorney Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He is the author of many books, including Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog.


Articles By Richard Stim

Arkansas Teen Driving Laws, Insurance Requirements & Drivers License
Arkansas law offers an incremental licensing program for teen drivers. Any driver between the ages of 14 and 18 can be issued a drivers license under Arkansas’s Graduated Licensing Law.
Georgia Teen Driving Laws, Insurance Requirements & Drivers License
The State of Georgia Graduated License System In 2007 the State of Georgia passed Joshua's Law.
California Teen Driving Laws, Insurance Requirements & Drivers License
Information on California Teen Driving Rules, Insurance Requirements & Drivers License
Typical Speeding Ticket Fines in California
If you live in California or plan to visit California, you should be aware of California Vehicle Code Section 22350 which is the Basic Speed Law.   California traffic ticket fines for speeding can result in very high fines as well as have a serious impact on your insurance premiums.  
Delaware: Passengers and Pets in Pickup Trucks
What is the law in Delaware regarding passengers in your pickup cargo bed? There is no law in Delaware regulating the seating of passengers in your pickup cargo bed (or flatbed truck). In other words, the state will not prosecute you for carrying passengers in your cargo bed unless your behavior can be characterized as reckless or in violation of a related state law.
Connecticut: Passengers and Pets in Pickup Trucks
What is the law in Connecticut regarding passengers in your pickup cargo bed? Connecticut is one of a majority of states that has restrictions on passengers in the cargo bed of a pickup truck. For the most part, these laws are intended to protect younger passengers.