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LarryEDaniel Newbie Joined: Sep 30, 2008 Posts: 41 Location: Raleigh, NC
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:02 am Post subject: Federal vs State
So if a case is a federal case, do the state PI laws such as Texas apply since it is not under state jurisdiction?
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uzdcar Newbie Joined: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 14 Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 4:09 am Post subject:
I don't know for certain, but my understanding is that your investigative activities in the state are still governed by state law regardless of the jurisdiction of the case.
RandyCCE Newbie Joined: Apr 17, 2008 Posts: 17 Location: Massachusetts
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:51 am Post subject:
I'm am not an attorney, but unless you are working as an agent for the government (Fed), you fall under the jurisdiction from where you are located. Most laws are duplicitous in respect to state and federal.
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