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What is Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California What is Extortion Crime in California Extortion, also popularly known as blackmail, can occur under California Penal Code 518 PC with the following: using force or threat to a) extort money or property from a person, or b) forcing a
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What Is Litigation And Appeals?

What Is Litigation And Appeals? Image   What Is Litigation And Appeals? Litigation Civil litigation describes the entire process of two opposing parties settling or arguing over their disputes, whether in a courtroom or outside of it, in order to seek damages. The entire process can
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What Is Arbitration?

What Is Arbitration? What Is Arbitration? Arbitration is a binding dispute- resolving mechanism that takes place outside of a courtroom. An arbitrator, who is a third party, is presented documents and oral arguments by both sides of the case, often represented by their
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What Is Writ of Attachment in California?

Writ of Attachment in California? What Is Writ of Attachment in California? Writ of attachment is a pre-judgment provisional remedy that in some circumstances could ensure availability of sufficient assets to satisfy a judgment obtained against the defendant. There are specific requirements for plaintiff or
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What Is Summary Judgement In CA

Summary Judgement In CA Summary Judgement In CA Summary judgment could be a potent tool to substantially damage the case against the defendant or cause a favorable settlement. Nonetheless, not always a Summary Judgment motion is viable or prudent. In this article, we explore,
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Statutory Rape

Statutory Rape Statutory Rape Among the various sex crimes, California Penal Code 261.5 PC specifically addresses statutory rape. This crime occurs when an individual, who is over the age of consent, has sexual intercourse with another individual who is a legal minor.
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Lewd Acts In Public

Lewd Acts In Public Image   Lewd Acts In Public In California, Penal Code 647(a) specifies punishments for committing lewd acts or soliciting someone else to perform it while in public or someplace within public view. There are several ideas requiring further clarification in order
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What Is Discovery

What is an Informal And Formal Discovery What is an Informal And Formal Discovery? This article refers to the process of discovery in civil cases. Discovery is an important legal process that allows all parties to request and gather information.On a case through depositions and exchange of documents.This
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Evading Police – What Will Happen?

Evading Police – What Will Happen? Evading Police? Many of our favorite action movies include a scene where multiple police cars chase a suspect down a highway or through a major city center. These scenes seem exciting and packed with
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DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License

DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License Driving under the influence (DUI) laws specify conditions for various types of DUI crimes, such as different kinds of intoxications, as well as separate penalties for those who are arrested for driving under
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