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Defrauding an Establishment/Innkeeper

Defrauding an Establishment/Innkeeper Defrauding an Establishment/Innkeeper You will most likely have heard of the term “dine & dash” or seen examples of it in the news. For example, people will go to a restaurant, order and eat food, and when the time comes
Posted in Business Law

Creating a Living Trust

Creating a Living Trust Creating a Living Trust Within estate planning, individuals have many tools at their disposal to ensure property and assets are divvied according to their wishes. One of such tools is a living trust. A living trust is a legal document
Posted in Personal law

Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases

Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases In a criminal case, the prosecution has a legal duty to meet a certain threshold of evidence, such that the defendant is found guilty of the charge(s). The legal duty is called the burden
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What is Traffic School?

What is Traffic School? What is Traffic School? When someone commits a traffic violation, they will face consequences. In some cases, the law may allow for the driver to attend traffic school. You may wonder why a person would attend traffic school, if it
Posted in Driving Violations

Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases

Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases In the legal process, evidence is the most vital piece of the puzzle. In both civil and criminal cases, is it evidence that helps the parties prove their arguments. However, it can be
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Minors Tried in Adult Court

Minors Tried in Adult Court Minors Tried in Adult Court In California, those below the age of 18 are considered minors. Unfortunately, minors can become involved in criminal cases, which result in charges. The law states that minors can go through juvenile court and face
Posted in Criminal Defense

Marital Rape and the Laws Against the Crime

Marital Rape and the Laws Against the Crime Marital Rape and the Laws Against the Crime The feminist movement has produced many societal transformations, as well as legal changes. One of the most important legal changes dealt with marital or spousal rape. Only a few decades ago, in
Posted in Criminal Defense

Boating Under the Influence in California

Boating Under the Influence in California Boating Under the Influence in California During the warm summer months, many individuals and groups like to spend time on a boat. Boating is a fun past time for many, with people choosing to drink while on the boat. However,
Posted in Driving Violations

Small Claims Court

Small Claims Court Small Claims Court Among the various dispute-resolving mechanisms in civil law, small claims court allows for private cases to be solved in a courtroom setting, but in a more “informal” setting. Even if you have never been involved in a
Posted in Personal law

Paying and Collecting a Judgment

Paying and Collecting a Judgment Paying and Collecting a Judgment When involved in a civil case, the outcome of the case can require one party to pay damages to another party, or money for certain services etc. and this requires both the payment and collection
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