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Burden of Proof

When discussing legal issues, you often hear that a certain case or prosecutor did not meet its burden of proof. Furthermore, you may have also heard that different legal issues have different burdens. In general, a burden of proof in
Posted in Criminal Defense

How Could You Obtain Lower Mortgages Now?

How Could You Obtain Lower Mortgages Now? Real estate market is still undergoing a strategic metamorphosis. In fact, many home prices are still depreciating further and apparently, we have not yet hit the bottom. This creates an auspicious opportunity for people who can afford to purchase homes
Posted in Real Estate

What is an NDA?

What is an NDA? If you watch politically-based and/or courtroom dramas, chances are that you have heard the term “NDA” quite often. It usually signifies some sort of confidential information is being hidden or people are being legally forbidden to speak on something. The
Posted in Business Law

Identity Theft | Protecting Your Identity

Identity theft, Protecting Your Identity Every person has identifying information that allows them to conduct financial transactions, access medical documents, and partake in certain services. Each identifying information is unique to the individual and, as such, must be protected from theft. In California, it is
Posted in Fruad

Open Carry Laws in California

Open Carry Laws in California As of 2012, it is illegal to openly carry loaded and unloaded handguns in California. According to California Penal Code 26350 PC, people are not allowed to openly carry an exposed handgun, on themselves or inside a vehicle, while they
Posted in Personal law

Would You Have to Pay Taxes on Personal Injury Awards?

Would You Have to Pay Taxes on Personal Injury Awards? Hopefully, we never have to worry about personal injury awards we receive. However, if such eventuality befalls us, we generally need not be worried about reporting such awards for income taxes purposes. Let us further analyze this. NONTAXABLE INCOME: PAYMENTS
Posted in Personal law

How Could You Save On Purchasing a Car?

How Could You Save On Purchasing a Car? Most of us have purchased a car. Nonetheless, we all might have missed some small details that could have saved us a few thousand dollars. These would include knowing what Annual Percentage Rate (APR) we are eligible for before financing,
Posted in Personal law

When Should You and Should Not Refinance?

When Should You and Should Not Refinance? Some homeowners may think refinancing to a lower rate is always the best idea. Let us analyze when you should refinance if you can, and when you should not do so. 1. REFINANCE, IF YOU CAN In fact, you should
Posted in Real Estate

How Should You Read Fine Prints of a Contract?

How Should You Read Fine Prints of a Contract? We have all seen contracts with fine prints. They are very difficult to understand and yet we feel obligated to sign them because we need to get the credit card, lease the car or download a product. In such circumstances,
Posted in Uncategorized

Mislabeling Food – California Health Code

Mislabeling Food – California Health Code When you enter a restaurant or a store, it is the signage that explains the foods being offered and the ingredients they contain. In California, the state takes legal measures to ensure the protection and safety of consumers. Therefore, if
Posted in Business Law