Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Legal Terms : Mistrial

An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again with the selection of a new jury.

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

Who benefits from a trust?


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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Legal Terms : Misdemeanor

An offense punishable by one year of imprisonment or less.

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Sunday, February 18, 2024

What should I bring to jury duty?


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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Happy Valentines Day!


Happy Valentines Day!

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Monday, February 12, 2024

Legal Terms : Mental Health Treatment

Special condition the court imposes to require an individual to undergo evaluation and treatment for a mental disorder. Treatment may include psychiatric, psychological, and sex offense-specific evaluations, inpatient or outpatient counseling, and medication.

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Friday, February 9, 2024

Legal Terms : Magistrate Judge

A judicial officer of a district court who conducts initial proceedings in criminal cases, decides criminal misdemeanor cases, conducts many pretrial civil and criminal matters on behalf of district judges, and decides civil cases with the consent of the parties.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

A Basic Overview of Prenuptial Agreements


Attorney Kathryn H. Mickelson provides an overview of prenuptial agreements in this Quick Takes for Your Practice video.

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Saturday, February 3, 2024

Legal Terms : Litigation

A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Legal Terms : Liquidated Claim

A creditor's claim for a fixed amount of money.

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Sunday, January 28, 2024

Workers' Compensation: The Employer and Employee Relationship


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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Legal Terms : Lien

A charge on specific property that is designed to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation. A debtor may still be responsible for a lien after a discharge.

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Monday, January 22, 2024

Legal Terms : Lawsuit

A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty which resulted in harm to the plaintiff.

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Friday, January 19, 2024

What Happens When You Accept a Plea Deal?


A plea deal may seem like the easy way to avoid a harsh punishment for a conviction, but things are not always as they seem. Talk about your options first with an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Legal Terms : Jury

The group of persons selected to hear the evidence in a trial and render a verdict on matters of fact. See also grand jury.

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Saturday, January 13, 2024

Legal Terms : Judgment

The official decision of a court finally resolving the dispute between the parties to the lawsuit.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

When Do You Need To Hire A Lawyer?


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Sunday, January 7, 2024

Legal Terms : Judge

An official of the Judicial branch with authority to decide lawsuits brought before courts. Used generically, the term judge may also refer to all judicial officers, including Supreme Court justices.

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Legal Terms : Interrogatories

A form of discovery consisting of written questions to be answered in writing and under oath.

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Monday, January 1, 2024

Happy New Year


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