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Can you get a ticket? Absolutely. You're relying on the knowledge of the person issuing you the ticket. How knowledgeable are they? In my experiences around the world, people enforcing laws on a day to day basis know surprisingly little about the law (although they often think they know everything). I think this part of the code you mentioned might be ...


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Each entity is taxed on its own income So yes, you need to file multiple returns. Or wait until the start of new financial year to change structures so each is operating only in one period.


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It seems that a California court (County of Santa Clara v. First Amendment Coalition) has ruled that the California Public Records Act does not grant a basis to copyright works by the State of California. Thus assuming the work cannot be copyrighted under other statutes, requesting this information in this way will provide you access to a work in the public ...


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"Publication" is interpreted as meaning communication to a third party, but you have to read the entire policy to see whether particular publications are excluded, you cannot just look at one clause. Here is a sample, which contains the standard personal and advertising injury definition. You also have to read section 2 on exclusions. This clause ...


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Publication is telling any third party For me to defame you I must communicate the untrue disparaging remarks to a third-party. However I do that is “publication”. Are there precedents where facebook posts on person's timeline qualify as written publication? Does it make difference whether facebook timeline was visible publicly or protected (i.e. ...


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The Validity of State Wealth Taxes Yes. States can impose wealth taxes, although this doesn't clarify the validity of a federal wealth tax. States have broader taxing power than the federal government in terms of kinds of taxes that they may constitutionally impose. A state may impose any tax (1) that does not unduly discriminate against a federally ...


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The police are probably exempt from liability and the evidence is probably admissible pursuant to California Penal Code § 633 which states (referencing the two party consent statutes): (a) Nothing in Section 631, 632, 632.5, 632.6, or 632.7 prohibits the Attorney General, any district attorney, or any assistant, deputy, or investigator of the Attorney ...


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The actual requirement in California relates to an objectively reasonable expectation of privacy. My initial scans of CA case law do not indicate that it is illegal for police to record a person who is under arrest and and in the police cruiser. If two people are arrested and are in the back seat, I can sort of see that they might think they can get away ...


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Yes Verbal contracts are fine except when the law requires a written one - as it does here. Real estate contracts are also required to be in writing dating back to the Statute of Frauds in 1677. “Written contract” doesn’t mean written by a lawyer - just that the fact and essential terms of the contract are written down somewhere. An email or text will ...


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In California civil court cases: Will court extend filing deadlines for me if I can prove that my attorney was unresponsive? Generally only in cases of "gross negligence" on the part of the attorney, or other "excusable neglect" (e.g. the attorney died). Not always even then. The typical "gross neglect" fact pattern is that an attorney just wakes up ...


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