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Do You Have Burn Injuries?

Do You Have Burn Injuries? Burn injuries can be quite severe and affect your quality of life. Burns can happen by accident, whether small or large, but when they occur and something (or someone) is to blame, the victim can bring forward a lawsuit against
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Affidavit versus Declaration

affidavits and declarations It is common to have to sign legal documents and swear to their veracity while involved in a legal case. The reasons for having to sign a legal statement may vary, but it is important that people understand what kind
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Psychotherapist Confidentiality

Psychotherapist Confidentiality In California evidence laws, psychotherapist and patient relationships are given a level of confidentiality, as there are two forms of evidentiary privilege to protect communications in said relationships. Many individuals seek the help of psychotherapists and during their sessions, they
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Are Fireworks Legal in California?

Are Fireworks Legal in California? With Fourth of July just having passed, you may be curious about the legality of fireworks in California. In fact, this issue is an important one to understand, especially if you are interested in buying and using fireworks in the
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Spousal Privilege

Spousal Privilege In a marriage, spouses often confide with one another and communicate privately. When involved in a criminal case, the law of evidence provides a right called the marital privilege. Marital privilege, or sometimes called spousal privilege, allows for two evidentiary
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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
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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
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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,
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Counterfeiting Prescription Blanks for Controlled Substances

Counterfeiting Prescription Blanks for Controlled Substances In the world of medicine, there are many regulations and codes that must be upheld. The California Health and Safety Code delineates the laws regarding proper actions. One of the actions it penalizes is the counterfeiting of prescription blanks. When
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California Inheritance Laws

California Inheritance Laws In California, there are inheritance laws that determine how the estate of a deceased individual can be divided and inherited. The core of inheritance laws comes down to wills. There is a drastic difference between the legal ramifications of dying
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