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Legal Self-Defense Weapons in CA

Legal Self-Defense Weapons in CA Legal Self-Defense Weapons in CA What is considered self-defense in California? Under California’s self-defense laws, it is permissible for you to stand your ground and act in self-defense when you: Believe to be in “imminent danger” of suffering bodily harm,
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Committing a Misdemeanor While Out on Bail

Committing a Misdemeanor While on Bail Committing a Misdemeanor While on Bail What is Bail? Bail is the sum of money a defendant must post with the court to be discharged. The money assures the court that the defendant will appear at all future court dates.
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4 factors in a breach of fiduciary duty claim

4 factors in a breach of fiduciary duty claim 4 factors in a breach of fiduciary duty claim If your organization has shareholders, it is common that a dispute will arise. There are many complexities to making sure shareholders are happy, from making the minority feel seen and heard
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The Broad Scope of Business Litigation

The Broad Scope of Business Litigation The Broad Scope of Business Litigation Litigation is a major part of any type of business engagement. It is an essential part of protecting the best interests of a company, intellectual property, invested time and money, and their rights as
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Boilerplate: Attorney Fee Provisions

Boilerplate: Attorney Fee Provisions Boilerplate: Attorney Fee Provisions As we often mention, sometimes the costs of going to court outway the benefits of the desired outcome. This is especially true as attorney fees are rarely recoverable unless required by a contractual agreement or by
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Boilerplate Provisions: Choice of Law

Boilerplate Provisions: Choice of Law Boilerplate Provisions: Choice of Law Boilerplate provisions are the standard legal provisions found at the end of a contract. These provisions are critical, even though most people tend to overlook the fine print of a contract. One of the most
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What Is Defamation?

What Is Defamation? What Is Defamation? Some of the most high-profile defamation suits come out of Hollywood. Celebrities are always suing tabloids for printing harmful information about them. But what exactly constitutes defamation? Defamation is not as simple as spreading baseless information, the
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Don’t Make These Common Mistakes as a Business Owner

Don't Make These Common Mistakes as a Business Owner Don’t Make These Common Mistakes as a Business Owner While we may want to avoid conflict wherever possible, it is an inevitable part of running a business. You may bump heads with business partners who hold conflicting beliefs about how
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What Should I Do When I’ve Been Sued?

What Should I Do When I've Been Sued? What Should I Do When I’ve Been Sued? Being served with a lawsuit summons can be surprising and distressing, however, it is vital that you act as quickly as you can to ensure that you are not in violation of
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Protect Yourself When a Lawsuit is Coming

Protect Yourself When a Lawsuit is Coming Protect Yourself When a Lawsuit is Coming When a lawsuit is on the horizon or you are fearful of being sued, you need to move quickly to protect yourself and, by extension, any evidence that might be relevant to your
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