Scattering ashes is generally legal, but there are many regulations of which mourners must be aware. There are different permits required to scatter ashes in different locations, reports Time.Continue Reading
The EPA mandates that ash scatterings occur at least 3 nautical miles from shore. They must be reported to the regional administrator of the EPA within 30 days of the scattering. Pet ashes are prohibited. Time reports that many states turn a "blind-eye" to ocean scatterings within the 3-mile limit but notes that this does not necessarily make it legal. Many national parks, such as the Grand Canyon, allow for scatterings with permission from the chief park ranger.Learn more about Is This Illegal?
Laws pertaining to cremation dictate whether a cremation must be arrangedby a licensed funeral director and where people can scatter ashes. States, cities and counties can place laws on scattering ashes.Full Answer >
According to the AAA Tattoo Directory, Nevada is a regulated state, which means there are laws regarding tattoo equipment, artists and customers; however, each county has different regulations regarding health permits. Karen L. Hudson of Tat2 Guru states that the tattoo age of consent in Nevada is 18. According to the Southern Nevada Health District, the minimum age to get a tattoo with parental consent is 14.Full Answer >
While it is physically possible to ride a horse while intoxicated, the legality of doing so varies depending on local laws and regulations. Different states interpret the legal status of a horse; state law in Michigan as of 2014, for example, classifies horse traffic like automobiles.Full Answer >
As of May 2015, Lady Bird deeds, also known as life estate deeds, are legal in Pennsylvania, according to Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. It sets up a specific type of joint ownership of property between two or more individuals.Full Answer >