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Ask a lawyer: 5 most common types of civil cases
On this episode of ask a lawyer, we discuss the 5 most common types of civil cases.
1. Contract disputes 2. Property disputes 3. Torts 4. Class action cases and 5. Complaints against a city.
Ask a lawyer: Chain of custody
What is chain of custody?
This episode uses OJ Simpson as the jumping off point, but dives deeper into what is chain of custody and how it works.
An example of the chain of custody procedure that is carried out at a crime scene is in the collection and preservation of evidence through the use of an exhibits log. This procedure is used once a scene of crime officer has collected evidence at a crime scene.
The evidence collected at the scene of the crime is handed into an exhibits officer who is present at the crime scene, the exhibits officer would then log information about the evidence, such as what it appears to be, the submitting officer’s name and date and time it was received onto an exhibits log sheet.
Ask a lawyer: What is a fair divorce settlement
How do you protect yourself financially from your spouse?
What is a fair divorce settlement?
Most states have a requirement, whether you're a community property state, or a non-community property state, or something else in between. Almost all of them have a requirement that there's going to be some sort of equitable distribution of property. If we want to understand a fair resolution, the first thing that we really need to understand is what property is out there, what actually exists. And the only way that we can do that is by gathering our documents and going through that analysis.
Ask a lawyer: Depositions
Episode #3: Deposition Questions
Do you legally have to give a deposition?Can I refuse to give a deposition? Can I walk out of a deposition? What happens if you fail to appear for a deposition?What are tricky deposition questions? Do you have to give a deposition in a civil case? Can a deposition be changed? Do judges read depositions? How many times can I be deposed? How many times can you postpone a deposition?Is a deposition a bad thing?
Ask a lawyer: False Accusations
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Episode #2: False Accusations
What do you do if someone makes false accusations against you?Can you press charges against someone for making false accusations? How can I prove my innocence when falsely accused?How to stop someone from making false accusationsHow to prove false allegations in courtFalse accusation lawWhat is the penalty for false accusation? Can you go to jail for false accusations?
Ask a lawyer: Blaine Clooten Intro
Introduction to Blaine Clooten, and what this podcast is going to be about. This is the ask a lawyer series.
Easy to understand
The conversation flows and stays relatable and informative. They inform me on things I didn’t know I was curious about.