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Recent News Business woman walking through airport with suitcase I-94 Forms and Arriving in the U.S. by Tina Chang on

Traveling to the United States can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful figuring out which visa and immigration documents you need. Most countries will allow you to travel to the U.S. for 90 days or less without a visa. For more information about the Visa Waiver Program, visit the U.S. Department […]

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Drivers in the Military Men in the Military Pre-Deployment Checklist: What to Take Care of Before You Relocate by Melissa Crumish on

Deployment for any armed forces member – Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force – is difficult. There are many things to consider, including }household finances, family, housing issues, banking and legal affairs, medical concerns, and vehicle matters. To help mitigate last-second pressures, it’s best to prepare before your military deployment orders come through, and while there […]

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Insurance Center Scene slate board for a movie Behind the scenes: Iron Man & rental car insurance by Nick Musica on

I wrote a post last week on the DMV.org blog about Iron Man and rental car insurance. I used Iron Man as my means to walk readers though the somewhat- complicated topic of car rental insurance: Specifically, how Tony Stark might answer the rental car representative when it was time to decide if he should […]

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Reports & Records Woman Looking at Calendar Planner Length of Time Covered in a Background Check by Kat Saks on

Criminal background checks can provide a great deal of information about a person’s past. But, when you perform a background check, just how far can you walk down memory lane? Read on to learn more about the length of time covered in a background check. Background Check Time Periods Vary The length of time covered […]

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Safety & Driving Film director Werner Herzog Werner Herzog’s Texting-and-Driving Documentary Slated to Hit Hard by Jen Lamboy on

German-born film legend Werner Herzog hits home with his latest documentary on texting while driving. His eye-opening film “One Second to the Next” features accident victims and their loved ones, and details how this deadly epidemic changed their lives forever. Truth is Scarier than Fiction Since he was a teenager, Herzog has been making eclectic […]

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Tickets & Violations A woman using a phone while driving Say Hello to Tougher Texting-While-Driving Penalties, New York! by Alicia Sparks on

New York is beefing up its cell phone laws; rather, the penalties for violating those laws. Before today, all drivers–regardless of license type–faced a three-point penalty on their driving records if they were caught texting while driving. Sounds pretty standard, right? However, during a recent news conference, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that as of […]

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Drivers License & ID A wallet with cash lying in the grass 5 Important Steps If You Lost Your Drivers License by Richard Beaty on

It might be impossible to avoid losing your wallet, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your identity with it. All is not lost if you educate yourself and take a proactive approach. But many people don’t, and even fewer expect to be the next victim of identity theft. Thieves bank on that—literally. The […]

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Address & Name Change Newlyweds Signing Documents Checklist: Where to Change Your Name by Melissa Crumish on

This may be difficult to fathom, but name change notification does not stop at Facebook or Twitter. There are other authorities to notify should your name change due to: Marriage Divorce Court order Certificate of Naturalization showing new name Who to Notify of Your Name Change To begin, focus on updating your identification by notifying: […]

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