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Georgia Attorney General

Georgia Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Georgia?

The Georgia Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Georgia lawyers – on behalf of the State of Georgia; the appointment of the Attorney General Georgia takes place through a statewide election.

Although the Attorney General Georgia undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Georgia through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes:

The Attorney General Georgia

The Georgia Attorney General is Republican Sam Olens, who was elected in 2011:

Sam Olens’ term ends in 2015

Sam Olens received his legal degree from the Law School of Emory University

The Office of the Attorney General Georgia

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Georgia is located in the State Capitol Building in Atlanta, Georgia.

Criminal Justice Duties of the Georgia Attorney General

The various divisions of the Attorney General Georgia include the following:

Environmental Division: This includes 'Water Rights', which is legislation applicable to the regulation of safe and healthy drinking water

Health Care Division: The oversight and regulation of health care in the State of Georgia

Open Government Division: The oversight and regulation of the 'Open Records Act' with regard to the release of public records

Consumer Information Division: This includes measures undertaken with regard to Consumer Protection, including Tobacco Manufacturer and Brand Compliance, Credit Reports, and the Sale of non-profit institutions

Crime and Crime Victims Division: This includes the regulation and investigation of Identity Theft, Medicaid Fraud, Public Corruption, and Residential Mortgage Fraud 

Immigration Division: This includes the oversight and regulation of the 'Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act (2006)

Mortgage and Foreclosure Division: Authorization of property law within the State of Georgia

The History of the Georgia Attorney General

The first Georgia Attorney General was Williams Stephens, who served from 1776 to 1780

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Georgia

Administrative Law and the Georgia Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard.

 

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Georgia, the Attorney General Georgia also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Georgia


Common Law and the Georgia Attorney General

The Georgia Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Georgia will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Georgia; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Georgia Attorney General Georgia judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the Georgia Attorney General

The Office of the Georgia Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Attorney General Georgia

Office of the Attorney General Georgia

40 Capitol Square, SW

Atlanta, Georgia

30334

Telephone Number for the Office of the Georgia Attorney General

The telephone number for General Information is (404) 656-3300.

 

Minnesota Attorney General

Minnesota Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Minnesota?

The Minnesota Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Minnesota lawyers– on behalf of the State of Minnesota; the appointment of the Attorney General Minnesota takes place through a statewide election. Although the Attorney General Minnesota undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Minnesota through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes:

The Attorney General Minnesota

The Minnesota Attorney General is Lori Swanson, who was elected in 2007; she is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party:

Lori Swanson’s term ends in 2015

Lori Swanson received his legal degree from the William Mitchell College Law School

The Office of the Attorney General Minnesota

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Minnesota is located in the State Capitol Building in St. Paul, Minnesota; the Minnesota Attorney General shares a membership with the Executive State Council of Minnesota, the Minnesota Board of Investment, and the Land Exchange Board of the State of Minnesota

Criminal Justice Duties of the Minnesota Attorney General

The various divisions of the Attorney General Minnesota include the following:

Child Support Division

Criminal Division

Consumer Protection Division

Fraud Division; Privacy and Identity Theft Protection

Health Division

Housing Division

Law Enforcement Division

Veteran Services Division

The History of the Minnesota Attorney General

The first Minnesota Attorney General was Charles H. Berry, who served from 1858 to 1860

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Minnesota

Administrative Law and the Minnesota Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Minnesota Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Minnesota.

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Minnesota, the Attorney General Minnesota also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Minnesota

Common Law and the Minnesota Attorney General

The Minnesota Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Minnesota will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Minnesota; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Minnesota Attorney General Minnesota judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the Minnesota Attorney General

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General

Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson

1400 Bremer Tower

445 Minnesota Street

St. Paul, Minnesota

55101-2131

Telephone Numbers for the Office of the Attorney General Minnesota

The Office of Attorney General Minnesota has both in-state and out-of-state telephone numbers that may be accessed:

(651) 296-3353 – ‘in state’

(800) 657-3787 – ‘out of state’

Mississippi Attorney General

Mississippi Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Mississippi?

The Mississippi Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Mississippi lawyers – on behalf of the State of Mississippi. While the Attorney General Mississippi undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Mississippi through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the various divisions of the Attorney General Mississippi include the following:

Consumer Protection Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the Vulnerable Adults Unit, Consumer Advocacy Division, and the Consumer Protections Bureau

The Criminal Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the Crime Prevention and Victim's Services Division, Public Integrity Division, Insurance Fraud Unit, Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Unit, and the Medicaid Fraud Division

The Administrative Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the Opinions Division and the Government Accountability Bureau

The Attorney General Mississippi

The Mississippi Attorney General is Democrat Jim Hood, who was elected in 2004; the Constitution of the State of Mississippi mandates that a single term of the Attorney General Mississippi is not to exceed 4 years’ time:

Jim Hood was reelected in 2007 for a second term; Jim Hood’s second term ends in 2012

Jim Hood received his legal degree from the Law School at the University of Mississippi

The Office of the Attorney General Mississippi

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Mississippi is located in the State Capitol Building in Jackson, Mississippi; an additional regional location exists in Biloxi, Mississippi.

The History of the Mississippi Attorney General

The appointment of the Attorney General Mississippi takes place through a statewide election; the first Mississippi Attorney General was Lyman Harding, who served from 1818 to 1820

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Mississippi

Administrative Law and the Mississippi Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Mississippi Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Mississippi:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Mississippi, the Attorney General Mississippi also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Mississippi

Common Law and the Mississippi Attorney General

The Mississippi Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Mississippi will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Mississippi; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Mississippi Attorney General Mississippi judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the Mississippi Attorney General

The Office of the Mississippi Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Addresses for the Office of the Mississippi Attorney General

Physical Address for the Office of the Mississippi Attorney General

Walter Sillers Building

550 High Street

Suite 1200

Jackson, Mississippi

39201

Mailing Address for the Office of the Mississippi Attorney General

P.O. Box 220

Jackson, Mississippi

39205

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General Mississippi

The telephone number for General Information is (601) 359-3680; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues and locations – are as follows:

Consumer Protection Division – Biloxi Location: (228) 386-4400

Crime Prevention and Victim's Services Division: (601) 359-6766

Opinions Division: (601) 359-3838

Public Integrity Division: (601) 359-4258

Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Unit: (601) 359-4159

Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Unit: (601) 359-4250

Insurance Fraud Unit: (601) 359-4250

Vulnerable Adults Unit: (601) 359-4158

Medicaid Fraud Division: (601) 359-4220

 

Missouri Attorney General

Missouri Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Missouri?
The Missouri Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Missouri lawyers – on behalf of the State of Missouri. Although the Attorney General Missouri undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Missouri through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes. The various divisions of the Attorney General Missouri include the following 4 divisions:

The Governmental Affairs Division regulates the Labor Division, Litigation Division, Public Safety Division, and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

The Law Enforcement Division regulates Concealed Carry Reciprocity, Crime Victims, State and Local Law, Prosecuting Attorneys, Vehicle Stops Report, and the Tobacco and Firearms Division

The Consumer Protection Division regulates Consumer Complaints, Identity Theft, 'No Call List' Registry, Consumer Corner, Consumer Publications, Elder Advocacy and Protection Bureau, and Business Registrations

The Agriculture and Environment Division regulates Environmental Protection and the Missouri Riven Bureau

The Attorney General Missouri

The Missouri Attorney General is Democrat Chris Koster, who was elected in 2009:

Chris Koster’s term ends in 2013

Chris Koster received his legal degree from the Law School at the University of Missouri

The Office of the Attorney General Missouri

The main Office of the Attorney General of the State of Missouri is located in the State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Missouri; however, there are regional locations in St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, Kansas City, and Springfield.

The History of the Missouri Attorney General

The first Missouri Attorney General was Edward Bates, who was served from 1820 to 1821; the appointment of the Attorney General Missouri takes place through a statewide election:

The Missouri District Attorney will typically litigate appellate hearings in the venue of the 8th Circuit Court Division of the United States

The 'Sunshine Law' Division; the 'Sunshine Law' is a piece of legislation allowing Missouri citizens the opportunity to attend State meetings and conferences

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Missouri 

Administrative Law and the Missouri Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Missouri Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Missouri:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Missouri, the Attorney General Missouri also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Missouri

Common Law and the Missouri Attorney General

The Missouri Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Missouri will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Missouri; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Missouri Attorney General Missouri judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Mailing Addresses for the Office of the Missouri Attorney General

The Offices of the Missouri Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Jefferson City Location

The Main Office of the Missouri Attorney General at Jefferson City is a s follows:

Supreme Court Building

207 West High St.

P.O. Box 899

Jefferson City, Missouri

65102

Cape Girardeau Location

The address of the Cape Girardeau Location of the Office of the Missouri Attorney General is as follows:

2860 Kage Road

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

63701

Kansas City Location

The address of the Kansas City Location of the Office of the Missouri Attorney General is as follows:

Fletcher Daniels State Office Building

615 East 13th Street

Suite 401

Kansas City, Missouri

64106

Springfield Location

The address of the Springfield Location of the Office of the Missouri Attorney General is as follows:

Springfield State Office Building

149 Park Central Square

Suite 1017

Springfield, Missouri

65806

St. Louis Location

The address of the St. Louis Location of the Office of the Missouri Attorney General is as follows:

Missouri Attorney General's Office – Consumer Protection Division

Old Post Office Building

815 Olive Street

Suite 200

St. Louis, Missouri

63101

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General Missouri

The telephone number for General Information is (573) 751-3321, which is specific to the primary office in Jefferson City; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues and locations – are as follows:

Cape Girardeau Regional Location: (573) 290-5679

Kansas City Regional Location: (816) 889-5000

Springfield Regional Location: (417) 895-6567

St. Louis Regional Location: (314) 340-7544

 

Montana Attorney General

Montana Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Montana?

The Montana Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Montana lawyers – on behalf of the State of Montana; The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Montana operates within the Montana Department of Justice – the appointment of the Attorney General Montana takes place through a statewide election:

The Attorney General Montana

The Montana Attorney General is Democrat Steve Bullock, who was elected in 2009:

Steve Bullock’s term ends in 2013

Steve Bullock received his legal degree from the Law School at Columbia University in the City of New York

The Office of the Attorney General Montana

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Montana is located in the State Capitol Building in Helena, Montana

Criminal Justice Duties of the Montana Attorney General

Although the Attorney General Montana undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Montana through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the Montana Attorney General is considered to be the director of the Department of Justice, as well as the primary law enforcement agent within Montana – the various divisions of the Attorney General Montana include the following:

Consumer Protection and Advocacy

Drug and Substance Abuse Enforcement

Drunk Driving Prevention

Children’s Rights and Services Division

The Regulation and Oversight of Law Enforcement

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Montana

Administrative Law and the Montana Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Montana Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Montana:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Montana, the Attorney General Montana also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Montana

Common Law and the Montana Attorney General

The Montana Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Montana will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Montana; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Montana Attorney General Montana judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the Montana Attorney General

The Office of the Montana Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Office of the Montana Attorney General

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock

Department of Justice

P.O. Box 201401

Helena, Montana

59620-1401

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General Montana

The telephone number for the Office of the Montana Attorney General is (406) 444-2026

Nebraska Attorney General

Nebraska Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Nebraska?

The Nebraska Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Nebraska lawyers – on behalf of the State of Nebraska. Although the Attorney General Nebraska undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Nebraska through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; he various divisions of the Attorney General Nebraska include the following 4 Divisions:

The Civil Division oversees Civil Rights Claims, Inmate Litigation, Workers' Compensation, Tort Claim, Labor-based Lawsuits, Employment Discrimination, and Equal Opportunity Commission

The Department of Legal Services oversees Department of Roads, Attorney General Opinions, Constitutional Litigation, and Election Law

The Department of Public Protection regulates Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Consumer Protection, Health and Licensing, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), Tobacco and Firearms Enforcement, Liquor Control Commission, One-Call Notification Act (Regulation of Public Excavation), Administrative License Revocation (ALR), and the Department of Regulations for Non-Profit Organizations

The Criminal Division regulates Child Protection, Criminal Appeals, Domestic Violence, Internet Safety, Drug Abuse Division, and Violent Crime Prosecution Bureau

The Attorney General Nebraska

The Nebraska Attorney General is Republican Jon Bruning, who was elected in 2002:

Jon Bruning was has been reelected 3 times since his initial appointment; his 4th term ends in 2015

Jon Bruning received his legal degree from the Law School at the University of Nebraska

The Office of the Attorney General Nebraska

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Nebraska is located in the State Capitol Building in Lincoln, Nebraska

The History of the Nebraska Attorney General

The first Nebraska Attorney General was Champion S. Chase, who served from 1867 to 1869; the appointment of the Attorney General Nebraska takes place through a statewide election. The State Constitution of Nebraska mandates that individual terms of service for the Attorney General position are not to exceed 4 years’ time.

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Nebraska

Administrative Law and the Nebraska Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Nebraska Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Nebraska:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Nebraska, the Attorney General Nebraska also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Nebraska

Common Law and the Nebraska Attorney General

The Nebraska Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Nebraska will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Nebraska; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Nebraska Attorney General Nebraska judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the Nebraska Attorney General

The Office of the Nebraska Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Office of the Nebraska Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General Nebraska

2115 State Capitol

Lincoln, Nebraska

68509

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General Nebraska

The telephone number for General Information is (402) 471-2682; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues – are as follows:

Consumer Protection Division: (800) 727-6432

Nevada Attorney General

Nevada Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General Nevada?

The Nevada Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or Nevada lawyers – on behalf of the State of Nevada. Although the Attorney General Nevada undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of Nevada through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the various divisions of the Attorney General Nevada include the following 4 Divisions:

The Bureau of Consumer Protection and Consumer Affairs undertakes the prevention of Fraud, Anti-trusts, and Monopolies through Civil Legislation

The Bureau of Criminal Justice includes the Public Integrity Unit, Insurance Fraud Unit, Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit, and the Securities Fraud Unit; this Bureau undertakes methodology to prevent criminal activity ranging from drug abuse to crimes against the public

The Bureau of Governmental Affairs is considered to be the regulatory body with regard to both Gaming, as well as Environmental Protection

The Bureau of Public Affairs is considered to be the regulatory body with regard to Health and Human Services, including Health Care, Welfare, Child Support, Developmental Services, Elder Advocacy, and Family Services

The Attorney General Nevada

The Nevada Attorney General is Catherine Cortez Masto, who was elected in 2007:

Catherine Cortez Masto was reelected in 2010; her 2nd term ends in 2015

Catherine Cortez Masto received her legal degree from the Law School at Gonzaga University

The Office of the Attorney General Nevada

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Nevada is located in the State Capitol Building in Carson City, Nevada

The History of the Nevada Attorney General

The appointment of the Attorney General Nevada takes place through a statewide election:

Both the legislation and applicable duties in accordance with the position are expressed within the Revised Legislative Statutes of the State of Nevada in Chapter 228; within this codified, statutory legislation, the individual terms of the NV Attorney General are not to exceed 4-years’ time

The ‘Open Meeting Law’ enacted by the Nevada Attorney General allows Nevada residents the opportunity to access certain administrative documentation, as well as attend State meetings and conferences

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General Nevada

Administrative Law and the Nevada Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the Nevada Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of Nevada:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of Nevada, the Attorney General Nevada also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of Nevada

Common Law and the Nevada Attorney General

The Nevada Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General Nevada will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of Nevada; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and Nevada Attorney General Nevada judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Address for the Office of the Nevada Attorney General

The Office of the Nevada Attorney General can be found at the following locations:

Main Office of the Attorney General Nevada

100 North Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada

89701-4717

Reno Location of the Office of the Attorney General Nevada

5420 Kietzke Lane

Suite 202

Reno, Nevada

89511

Las Vegas Location of the Office of the Attorney General

Grant Sawyer Building

555 E. Washington Avenue

Suite 3900

Las Vegas, Nevada

89101

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General Nevada

The telephone number for the Carson City Office is (775) 684-1100; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues and locations – are as follows:

Regional Offices of the Nevada Attorney General

The following Regional Offices of the Attorney General Nevada exist:

Reno Location: (775) 688-1818

Las Vegas Location: (702) 486-3420

Contact Information for Individual Bureaus and Resources

The following contact information is applicable to the various Departments and Resources:

Bureau of Consumer Protection Hotline: (702) 486-3132

Reporting Fraud Hotline: (800) 266-8688

Missing Children Bureau: (702) 486-3539

Domestic Violence Protection Hotline: (800) 500-1556

Reporting Sexual Harassment: (702) 767-7381

Reporting Identity Theft and Passport Fraud: (877) 213-5227

Senior Nevada Advocates on Guard (SNAG) Medicare Fraud Hotline: (888) 838-7305

New Hampshire Attorney General

New Hampshire Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General New Hampshire?

The New Hampshire Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or New Hampshire lawyers – on behalf of the State of New Hampshire. Although the Attorney General New Hampshire undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of New Hampshire through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the various divisions of the Attorney General New Hampshire include the following:

Civil Division

The Consumer Protection Division regulates Consumer Complaints, the 'Do Not Call' Registry, Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Unit, Publications, and Consumer Alerts

The Criminal Division oversees Drug Prosecution, Asset Forfeiture, Economic Crime Unit, Homicide Unit Investigation Division, Criminal Investigation Unit, and Medicaid Fraud Unit

Drug Task Force

Environmental Protection Bureau

Grant Management Unit

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Transportation and Construction Bureau

The Victims and Crime Prevention Division oversees the Victim Compensation Division, Victim and Witness Protection Services, Victim Assistance Commission, Witness Payment Unit, Address Confidentiality Program, and the Victim Bill of Rights

The Attorney General New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Attorney General is Democrat Michael Delaney, who was elected in 2009:

New Hampshire is currently one of the 7 States who do not utilize a public election in order to determine the acting Attorney General – as a result, Burns’ term will expire upon a new appointment mandated by the governor of New Hampshire

Michael Delaney’s term ends in 2013 upon a new appointment from the governor of the State of New Hampshire; the New Hampshire Constitution expresses that the term of the Attorney General is to be 4 years’ time

Michael Delaney received his legal degree from the Georgetown University Law School

The Constitution of the state of New Hampshire mandates that the governor will be responsible for the appointment of the Attorney General New Hampshire; this is expressed in Section 2; Article 46

The Office of the Attorney General New Hampshire

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of New Hampshire is located in the State Capitol Building in Concord, New Hampshire

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General New Hampshire

Administrative Law and the New Hampshire Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the New Hampshire Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of New Hampshire:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of New Hampshire, the Attorney General New Hampshire also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of New Hampshire

Common Law and the New Hampshire Attorney General

The New Hampshire Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General New Hampshire will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of New Hampshire; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and New Hampshire Attorney General New Hampshire judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the New Hampshire Attorney General

The Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General

New Hampshire Attorney General

33 Capitol Street

Concord, New Hampshire

03301

Telephone Number for the Office of the Attorney General New Hampshire

The telephone number for General Information is (603) 271-3658; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues – are as follows:

Consumer Protection: (888) 468-4454

Victim Witness and Crime Prevention Division: (603) 271-3671

New Jersey Attorney General

New Jersey Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General New Jersey?
The New Jersey Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or New Jersey lawyers – on behalf of the State of New Jersey. Although the Attorney General New Jersey undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of New Jersey through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the various divisions of the Attorney General New Jersey include the following:

The Agriculture Division oversees the Environmental Protection Division, Delaware River Basin Commission, Highlands Council, and the Pinelands Commission

The Treasury Division regulates the Banking and Insurance Division, Revenue and Tax Division, Public Finance Division and the Local Government Budget Review Committee

The Civil Service Commission regulates the Community Affairs Division, Council on Local Mandates Division, Contract Compliance Division, Military and Veterans Affairs Division

The Criminal Division regulates the Criminal Corrections Bureau

The Education Division regulates the Student Assistance Division and the Commission on Higher Education Division

The Human Services Division oversees the Health and Senior Services Division

The Labor Division regulates the Pension and Benefits Division

Law and Public Safety Division regulates the Legislature Division, Judiciary Division

Division of Consumer Affairs

Travel and Tourism Division

The Transportation Division regulates the Motor Vehicle Commission Division

The Gaming Regulation Division oversees the Casino Control Commission and the Lottery Regulation Division

New Jersey Building Authority Division regulates the New Jersey Historic Trust Division

The Attorney General New Jersey

The New Jersey Attorney General is Democrat Paula Dow, who was elected in 2010:

Paula Dow’s term ends in 2014; the State Constitution of New Jersey mandates the term for the Attorney General is not to exceed 4 years’ time

Paula Dow received her legal degree from the Law School at the University of Pennsylvania

The Office of the Attorney General New Jersey

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey is located in the State Capitol Building in Trenton, New Jersey

The History of the New Jersey Attorney General

The first New Jersey Attorney General was Alexander Griffith, who was appointed in 1704; he served until 1714 – this was prior to the establishment of the New Jersey State Constitution limiting terms of the Attorney General to 4 years:

New Jersey is currently one of the 7 States who do not utilize a public election in order to determine the acting Attorney General – as a result, Burns’ term will expire upon a new appointment mandated by the governor of New Jersey after a 4-year term

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General New Jersey

Administrative Law and the New Jersey Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the New Jersey Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of New Jersey:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of New Jersey, the Attorney General New Jersey also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of New Jersey

Common Law and the New Jersey Attorney General

The New Jersey Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General New Jersey will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of New Jersey; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and New Jersey Attorney General New Jersey judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Contacting the New Jersey Attorney General

The Office of the New Jersey Attorney General may be contacted through the following means:

Address for the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General

Office of the NJ Attorney General

PO Box 001

Trenton, New Jersey

08625

Telephone Numbers for the Office of the Attorney General New Jersey

The following telephone numbers exist in accordance with their applicable divisions:

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control: (609) 984-2830     

Division on Civil Rights: (609) 292-4605     

Division of Consumer Affairs: (973) 504-6200     

Division of Criminal Justice: (609) 984-6500

Division of Gaming Enforcement: (609) 292-9394     

Division of Highway Traffic Safety: (609) 633-9300      

Division of Law: (609) 984-3900     

Racing Commission: (609) 292-0613     

Office of Bias Crimes and Community Relations: (609) 896-8967     

Division of State Police: (609) 882-2000     

New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission: (609) 292-8700

State Ethics Commission: (609) 292-1892     

Juvenile Justice Commission: (609) 292-1400

State Athletic Control Board: (609) 292-0317

Victims of Crime Compensation Office: (877) 658-2221

 

New Mexico Attorney General

New Mexico Attorney General

 

What is the Attorney General New Mexico?
The New Mexico Attorney General is a legal and administrative position undertaken by the appointed individual serving as the primary attorney – or New Mexico lawyers – on behalf of the State of New Mexico. While the Attorney General New Mexico undertakes a vast array of duties and responsibilities, amongst the foremost of their responsibilities is to serve the collective citizenship of the State of New Mexico through legislative advocacy and the guardianship of legal statutes; the various divisions of the Attorney General New Mexico include the following:

The Administrative Services Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of Communications, Government Accountability, Litigation, Community Outreach and Education, Constituent Services, and Information Technology

The Immigration Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of Border Violence and Immigrant Services

The Civil Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of Civil Service, Education, and the Student Division

The Consumer Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of Consumer Protection, Consumer Information, and Consumer Advocacy

The Criminal Division is responsible for the regulation and oversight of Criminal Appeals, Investigations, Crime Victim Services, Medicaid Fraud, Elder Abuse, Criminal Prosecutions, Violence Against Women, and Crimes Against Children

Environmental Division: Water Environment and Utilities

The Attorney General New Mexico

The New Mexico Attorney General is Democrat Gary King, who was elected in 2007:

Gary King’s term ends in 2015

Gary King received his legal degree from the Law School of the University of New Mexico

The Office of the Attorney General New Mexico

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of New Mexico is located in the State Capitol Building in Sante Fe, New Mexico; however, regional locations exist in both Albuquerque and Los Cruces

The History of the New Mexico Attorney General

The appointment of the Attorney General New Mexico takes place through a statewide election, the first New Mexico Attorney General was David L. Norvell, who served from 1971 to 1975

The Legal Process and Procedure of the Attorney General New Mexico

Administrative Law and the New Mexico Attorney General

Administrative Law is the legal field associated with events and circumstances in which Federal and State Governments of the United States interact with their respective citizens, including the administration of government programs, the creation of agencies, the establishment of a legal, regulatory standard; as a result, the New Mexico Attorney General is an example of a State officer responsible for the protection and preservation of the rights and liberties afforded to the citizens of the State of New Mexico:

In addition to serving as the primary prosecuting attorney on behalf of the State of New Mexico, the Attorney General New Mexico also serves as the chief advocate of legislature and statutory regulation existing within the State of New Mexico

Common Law and the New Mexico Attorney General

The New Mexico Attorney General is identified as an officer within the legal realm of Common Law, which is the legal field and ideology considered to rely on past legal statutes, sentencing, and judicial review to serve as guidelines for sentencing; both the reference and respect of past judicial decisions as a means of determination for current legal hearings is amongst the primary ideologies inherent within Common Law:

In many cases, the Attorney General New Mexico will employ the legal ideology of ‘Stare Decisis’ with regard to appellate hearings requested within the State of New Mexico; Stare Decisis facilitates a hierarchy with regard to legal venue, within which the process of appeals is determined for potential hearings

Upon the ruling set forth by a court classified as a ‘lower’, an appeal may be subject to judicial review by a court ‘classified as ‘higher’ only in the event that the ‘higher court’ has cited fault within the initial sentencing; however, case decisions, rulings, and New Mexico Attorney General New Mexico judicial review will be cited as primary sources with regard to sentencing

Address for the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General

The various regional locations of the NM Attorney General Offices may be accessed with regard to the following locations:

Physical Address of the Santa Fe Office of the Attorney General New Mexico

408 Galisteo Street

Villagra Building

Santa Fe, New Mexico

87501

Mailing Address of the Santa Fe Office of the Attorney General New Mexico

P.O. Drawer 1508

Santa Fe, New Mexico

87504-1508

Albuquerque Location Office of the New Mexico Attorney General

111 Lomas NW

Suite 300

Albuquerque, New Mexico

87102

Los Cruces Location Office of the New Mexico Attorney General

201 N. Church Street

Suite 315

Las Cruces, New Mexico

88001

Telephone Numbers for the Office of the Attorney General New Mexico

The telephone number for the main office in Sante Fe is (505) 827-6000; however the following supplementary telephone numbers – with regard to specific legal issues and locations – are as follows:

Albuquerque Location: (505) 222-9000

Los Cruces Location: (575) 526-2280