Federal, State And Local Laws.
In the United State, there are different types of law. And the difference between them is where they apply and who they apply to. Not all the laws in the U.S applies to all levels of state, but they are given limits to confine them.
1. Federal laws.
This are the laws that applies throughout the united states and applies to each and every state. And are created by the Federal government which is composed of group of political units like states or province merge in a federation in the country.
They includes, patent and copyright laws, bankrupt laws, immigration laws, federal criminal laws, social security and supplemental security income (SSI) laws. Some examples of Federal governments are like Canada, Russia, Brazil, Australia etc.
2. State laws.
Within the united state, there are fifty states and other several commonwealths and territories and each has its own system of laws and the court that will handle the and that all the people will abide to.
They include the following: criminal matters, workers and compensation after an injury, business contract, divorce and family matters, wills, inheritance and estate and welfare, public assistance or Medicaid matters.
3. Local laws.
Local ordinance is a law found in the code of laws for minor political divisions than the state or even a nation, like the local government etc.
In this level there are different counties, cities, municipalities, towns, townships and villages in each state, commonwealth and even the territory. Some of this have their own system of court to handle such cases like, rent law, local safety and zoning.