Monthly Archives: February 2018

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana According to Vehicle Code 23152(f) VC, “it is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug [including marijuana] to drive a vehicle.” Given that the recreational use of marijuana became
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Depositions and How Do They Work?

Depositions and How Do They Work? Depositions and How Do They Work? In California courts, depositions consist of the two parties taking statements, under oath, of other witnesses or even members of the opposing party. As defined by the Code of Civil Procedure section 2025.010, “the
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Medical Negligence

 Medical Negligence Medical negligence is the center point upon which a medical malpractice suit stands upon. In California, a medical malpractice claim can be filed if a doctor does not follow the professional standard of care, thereby treating the patient
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What is A 1031 Exchange?

What is A 1031 Exchange? What is A 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is the exchanging of one investment asset for another. This takes place by deferring the tax consequences of the sale of the investment asset. If done properly, minimal to no taxes would
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What is a Restraining Order?

What is a Restraining Order? What is a Restraining Order? Also known as a protective order, restraining orders are court orders that mandate no contact with the individual who has implemented the order. While you might assume that these orders would be incredibly difficult to
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What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object?

What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object? What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object? According to California Penal Code Section 289, forcible rape with a foreign object can also be known as sexual penetration by force or fear, and forcible sexual penetration. There are four conditions
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What are Retail Leasing Laws?

What are Retail Leasing Laws? What are Retail Leasing Laws? Retail leases are agreements between landlords and commercial tenants. The lease is difficult to negotiate and agree upon, with some of the key problems concerning the terms, utilities and taxes, and repairs of the property.
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What Are Child Molestation Laws?

What Are Child Molestation Laws? These laws are regarding the annoying or molesting of a child. There are specific definitions of such actions as defined by California Child Molestation Laws Penal Code section 647.6. It is a very severe crime
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What is Soliciting Prostitution

What is Soliciting Prostitution? According to the California Penal Code Section 647(b), solicitation is when one person tries to lure or elicit another individual to agree to an act of prostitution, and this solicitation must be done with the specific
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