Gang Stalking Laws and the Steps You Must Take to Prove Your Case in Court

Is gang stalking prohibited under law? Yes, it may not be spelled out as “gang stalking” per se but the methods and tactics perpetrators use against their victims or targets is not allowed by law.

Please find various laws that gang stalkers violate. This information is not offered as legal or prescriptive advice and you need to check your local laws for specificity. Your state statutes should provide similar provisions as the ones provided herein.

1. Federal RICO law – 18 USC Chapter 96 if racketeering is involved; there must be some sort of enterprise, system or group of people, who conduct illegal activity for profit.

2. Stalking laws – Wisconsin Statute 940.32; you would have to go after each individual stalker which, as we know, is difficult to do if the individuals doing the stalking rotate and change and if you can bother to get law enforcement to take you seriously.

3. Harassment laws – Wisconsin Statute 947.013; you would have to prove a “course of conduct” meaning a pattern, or repeated acts that harass or intimidate a person and, a more serious subsection that can get the perpetrator(s) into more legal trouble is whether you can show a “credible threat” meaning an actual threat would have to be made against you. But you can’t bring a private cause of action, in short you can’t gain damages (receive a monetary award) from the harassment.

4. Trespass to land – Wisconsin Statute 943.13. Even if you are a tenant of property and you did not give permission for someone to be on your property it still qualifies. This statute can help if you can actually show the trespass, such as the stalkers actually entering onto private property or attaching eavesdropping or surveillance equipment onto the land.

5. Trespass to the person/

Assault, Battery, False imprisonment.

Battery – Wisconsin Statute 940.19, you must prove bodily harm without your consent.

False imprisonment – Wisconsin Statute 940.30, you must prove someone who knew they didn’t have the lawful authority intentionally confined or restrained you without your consent.

6. Invasion of privacy – Wisconsin Statute 942.08; you would have to prove a person entered a place where you would expect privacy, or entered private property, and watched you or installed any surveillance device on said property.

7. Defamation – Wisconsin Statute 942.01; you would have to prove someone communicated something to a 3rd party, of a defamatory nature which was untrue, without good motive, without justification and was not otherwise privileged (meaning you did not give consent to the communication and the person communicating the defamation had no absolute privilege to do so.)

If the person can show they have a conditional privilege to communicate the defamatory material it may not be deemed defamatory.

Slander, spoken defamation, requires the testimony of 2 other persons that they heard and understood the oral statement as being defamatory. Libel is written defamation, or a published false statement.

Next, people wonder what they have to do to prove …

Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship

Did you know that the new US government is committed to helping single moms return to school? Many mothers are not aware that the Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship is available, but there are big benefits to finding out as much as you can about this offer.

Despite the bad economy at the moment, now is a good a time as any to be considering going to college; especially if you are a mom. When the economy bounces back (which it always does), qualified workers are going to be in big demand. So having completed a degree is going to put you in prime position to get your ultimate job.

Here are some of the facts about the Obama mom scholarship and grants.

Federal Pell Grants

One of the first bills introduced by Obama, the Federal Pell Grants are being increased for low income students. That means the maximum grant allowed now is $5100 instead of $4050. There is even talk of raising it more. If you are a single mother then is one of the very best grants that you can get.

You can apply for this grant by choosing a college or university that you wish to attend. Make sure they are running your chosen program or course first.

You then fill out a deferral FAFSA form and have it submitted.

Tax Benefits for Studying Moms

Also keep in mind that the The American Opportunity Tax Credit program states that your first $4000 of higher education is free.

Grants for Online Study

You can certainly apply for Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship program if you are choosing to study online instead of on campus. In fact, online study is the most chosen path for moms who want to be at home with their children whilst being able to study at the same time.

You can also search out other suitable scholarships and grants for you. Some are particularly suited to moms and single moms and can offer even more money than the Federal Pell Grant.…

Appointing a Process Agent in Cross-Border Transactions

In today’s global economy, transactional attorneys and paralegals are seeing an increase in the number of multi-jurisdictional, cross-border transactions and in the resulting number of detailed requirements for closing. One of the requirements that is often overlooked until the last minute is the appointment of a process agent. Understanding the role and what is involved in appointing such an agent will help ensure that this important item on the closing checklist does not cause costly delays in international transactions.

Cross-Border Agreements and Closing Requirements

Cross-border agreements serve as the basis for international transactions involving parties from different jurisdictions. Forms of international agreements vary greatly from country to country, but a typical provision included in many international agreements is the appointment of an agent for service of process — commonly known as a “process agent”. The designation of this agent may be included in the section of the agreement entitled “Consent to Jurisdiction”, “Governing Law” or some variation of those titles.

In addition to completing all the pre-closing issues, careful attention needs to be paid to the formal, but necessary, details required for completion of the transaction. These include, but are not limited to:

  • execution of agreements and supporting documents across time zones
  • obtaining required signatures
  • correctly following multi-location closing procedures
  • coordinating wire transfers through international banks
  • ensuring that the process agent appointed for all required parties delivers its acceptance to serve for the term of the agreement

While coordinating the appointment of the process agent is only one of many closing requirements, its importance requires advance planning and an understanding of the choice of law and venue (sometimes referred to the jurisdiction or court) that the parties agree will govern the transaction.

Types of Transactions that Require a Process Agent

Process agents are typically appointed as part of cross-border financial transactions involving commercial banks, sovereign states, multilateral lending agencies, export credit agencies and corporate entities.

This type of appointment is often required in global transactions, including credit financing, aviation leasing/financing, debt/equity capital market offerings, Rule 144A, Regulation S offerings and private placements. Types of agreements that include the appointment of an agent for service of process include Loan and Credit Agreements, ISDA Master Agreements, import/export financing agreements, Indentures, Stock Purchase Agreements, Intercreditor Agreements and others. In addition, a U.S. process agent is required to be named in certain SEC filings; for example, certain foreign registration statements such as SEC Forms F-1 to F-6 series and SEC Form F-X, which is filed concurrently with several SEC filings, including Form CB in connection with a tender offer, rights offering or business combination.

Choice of Law for International Agreements: New York and the United Kingdom (U.K.)

Parties to an agreement negotiate a choice of law clause that specifies that any dispute arising under the agreement shall be determined in accordance with the law of a particular jurisdiction. While the choice of law can vary depending on the country of origin of the parties to the transaction, New York and the U.K. are commonly …