July 2016

2 posts

Flying the Flag

July 4, 2016


Did you know there are particular rules of ettiquete and protocol for flying both the United States and the Texas state flag? Flags of our state and nation are flying all around us. Individuals who want to display the flag are often fuzzy about the law, etiquette, and protocol. Our Flying the Flag research guide will help you find the information you need to ensure you are flying the flag proudly and properly. We highlight state and federal law as well as useful digital articles that you can r…

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Can I Cancel a Contract, a Purchase, or a Lease Agreement?

July 18, 2016


The library has put together a research guide on the Cancellation of Consumer Contracts because we often receive questions from Texans asking if, by law, they have 3 days to cancel a purchase or a lease agreement or some other type of contract. According to the Texas Attorney General: Many consumers are under the impression that they have a 3-day right to cancel any and all consumer purchases. However, this is not true. The right to cancel law applies only to very specific situations. Always r…

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