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What is Defined as Date Rape?

What is Defined as Date Rape? What is Defined as Date Rape? The term “date rape” refers to non-consensual sexual activity and is a version of rape as defined under Penal Code 261 PC. This rape can occur between individuals who are in a mutually agreed
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Fraud Through Gambling in California

Fraud Through Gambling in California The criminal code deals with various forms of fraud as it delineates and prohibits fraudulent actions committed in many different contexts. The focus of this article will be fraud through methods of gaming or gambling. Not all gambling is illegal
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Defamation Laws in California

Defamation Laws in California When watching TV shows, especially courtroom or legal dramas, you will notice that characters will use the words slander or libel when referring to false statements about themselves or their companies. These are real legal terms, but there exists an
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Ownership Issues For Your Startups

Ownership Issues For Your Startups Image   Ownership Issues For Your Startups Startups are difficult in many aspects because of an associated sense of uncertainty, confusion, and receiving incorrect advice. One area filled with complications is the legality of ownership. Most startups include cooperation among many
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What Is Double Jeopardy?

What Is Double Jeopardy? Image   What Is Double Jeopardy? Double jeopardy is a US constitutional clause that prohibits the state from trying an individual for a crime more than once. This means that if the defendant was acquitted or found not guilty by the
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Planning Your Funeral

Planning Your Funeral Estate planning is an essential task that many do not complete. Death is a taboo subject in many places, and the impending loss of a loved one makes it difficult to approach the topic. However, while sufficiently organizing your estate
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How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation?

How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation? Image How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation? For a new business owner, choosing their business’ legal entity is a significant decision. Making this choice comes down to the differences in personal liability, business associated taxes, and other contributing factors
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Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record

Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record? Image   Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record? An assault with a firearm conviction can have a lifetime ban of owning a gun; however, among other misdemeanor charges, a simple assault conviction only carries
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What Is Self Defense?

  What Is Self Defense? While watching different crime and legal shows, you may have noticed that self defense can take on different meanings in different TV shows. However, under California law, specifically Penal Code Section 198.5, an individual has
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Laws Against Animal Abuse

In many homes and among many families, pets are an essential member of the household. However, while most people take proper care of their pets others, unfortunately, do not. A vast number of shelters exist as many rescued pets, like
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