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How Out-of-State Divorces are Recognized

Typically, when a divorce is an ex parte divorce, and the other party – or the defendant – in the divorce wishes to have the case revisited, that person can do so in a different ...
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A Few Notes on Bonded Companies, Old Checks

A “bond” basically gives a guarantee. Bonds are normally money that someone gives to someone, and it is held until it is paid out to someone. In today's article, Brendan Bukalski on ...
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Looking at Trends Concerning Property Liability

There are many questions concerning property liability; for example, what is the liability of someone who owns land which the public uses? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer, discusses property ...
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How Suspects are Identified and Challenged

A line-up occurs when an eye-witness witnessed a crime. The police have several people stand side by side while holding numbers and an eye-witness selects the number of the person they saw perpetrate ...
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Understanding Limits on Presidential Power

Can presidents do what ever they want to while in office? In today's article, Brendan Bukalski with Ask the Lawyer discusses "executive priviliage" and how this applies to the president: ...
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Can Anyone Lay Claim to Wild Animals?

To begin, animals, like it or not, are treated as personal property. There are lots of ways in which a person can lose or gain title to personal property. In today's article, Brendan Bukalski with ...
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Understanding How "Specific Performance" Works

Specific performance is essentially a court mandate that someone performs what he or she was supposed to do under an agreement, or else face some kind of legal consequence, usually contempt of court. ...
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When Promises in a Contract are Insufficient

In instances in which a person or company already has a pre-existing legal duty to do or not do something, a promise given in the form of a modification of a contract or a new contract (to perform ...
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Consequences of Out-of-State Traffic Tickets

Decades ago, an interstate agreement was created that allowed states to communicate with each other concerning certain criminal offenses – so that an offense committed by a driver in one state ...
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A Look at Judicial Dissolution of a Corporation

A court can order the dissolution of a corporation when the attorney general of the state files a petition seeking to dissolve it. Read more about this top on Ask the Lawyer with Brendan Bukalski: ...
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Questioning Witnesses, Talking to Judges at Trials

While the movies portray attorneys asking judges or other attorneys to approach the bench, does this happen in a real trial? Brendan Bukalski address this in his new Ask the Lawyer article: ...
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Right to Recover Something Taken From You

If something was taken from you, you have the right to recover what was taken. Read more on today's Ask the Lawyer with Brendan Bukalski: ...
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Understanding Terms of a Lease and Evictions

Lease agreements are legally binding, which is why it's important to understand the terms of a lease agreement. Sometimes issues arise with the landlord of a rental complex. On Ask the Lawyer, ...
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Inmates Have a Right to Proper Health Care

When it comes to how prisoners' health are treated in prisons, the Constituion of the United States is heavily involved. Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer dicusses this topic in greater detail: ...
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Understanding Real Estate Co-ops, Condos

Do you know about the intricacies with real estate cooperatives and condominiums? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer discusses cooperatives, condominiums, and the legal aspects behind each. If ...
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Addressing Problems With the Neighbors

Sometimes you may have problems with your neighbors. Hopefully issues don't get blown out of proportion but, if they do, you can discuss the matter your homeowners association or even get legal ...
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Can Persons With Disabilities Get Married?

Can persons with disabilities get married? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer encourages parties to speak with an attorney who may be able to resolve the concerns involved in the matter: ...
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The Use of Handwritten Documents At Trials

Are handwritten documents at trials useful? To answer simply, yes - if the handwriting is genuine. On Ask the Lawyer, Brendan Bukalski explains this in greater detail: ...
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Bringing Charges Against the Victim's Wishes

Can charges brought against a victim's wishes be dropped? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer answers this question in detail: ...
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Understanding Arraignments and Pre-trials

What are arraignments and pre-trials? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer navigates these terms and what they mean for a criminal case: ...
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Suggestions for Interpreting a Contract

A small business owner was nearly sued over an issue where an attorney wasn't used for a contract. Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer discusses "princples" used when interpreting a ...
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Understanding the Different Types of Theft

There are numerous types of theft. For example, is keeping a crumpled up $20 bill found at a local park theft? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer discusses this and two other theft examples on this ...
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Some Interesting Facts About Police Lineups

Police lineups are often seen in movies and television but are police line ups actually conducted? Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer explains that lineups are rare: ...
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Legal Terminology Can Often Be Confusing

Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer clarifies legal terminology. Tune in to learn about pro hac vice, discharged jurys, and in absentia trials: ...
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Tips On Handling Conflicts With Attorneys

Its possible that conflicts arise with attorneys. Brendan Bukalski on Ask the Lawyer discusses some tips on handling attorney conflicts: ...
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