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Obtaining information that requires a court order but before to going to the court?

There are two cases to distinguish: information that the other party does not want to give without court order, and information that the other party may not give without court order. Only the former ...
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Can one appeal a moot judgement?

Yes, you can appeal Deciding that an issue is moot is a matter of law. Issues of law are apealable. So, from your example, if the evidence showed that the tenant was still at the premises and, for ...
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What is the difference between a subpoena and a court order?

A subpoena is a kind of court order. Specifically it is an order to a particular person to appear and testify at a particular time and place. In many but not all cases, the order also requires that ...
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Can one appeal a moot judgement?

canada Mootness is not a jurisdictional issue for superior courts in Canada. Instead, mootness is a discretionary doctrine reflecting a desire to preserve an adversarial context and a concern for ...
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Obtaining information that requires a court order but before to going to the court?

Discovery is the hunt for facts, including subpoenaing records from 3rd parties. You can't use discovery without the other side knowing. Unless you have a really good reason that you can sell to a ...
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Can one appeal a moot judgement?

Assuming that the determination that the judgment was moot is correct, you cannot appeal it. Under the circumstances explained, it would indeed be moot. The fact that the judgment became moot before ...
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What is the difference between a subpoena and a court order?

A subpoena is a kind of court order, specifically one requiring the recipient to provide information to the court. A subpoena can be an appropriate order for a company to provide information to the ...
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Will a court order be taken out for this? Could the FBI get involved in something like this?

It is not a crime or a tort to accidentally sign in to an email provider with an incorrect email address, even if that address is actually held by some other person. Not attempting to enter a password ...
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Court order on selling property

But I don't see how it is connected, because there is no domestic violence, no child custody One does not need to be violent to violate an agreement. There was an agreement to resolve the situation ...
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Wet Ink Signatures

I'm assuming you are talking about "warrants in debt" and not arrest warrants. A warrant in debt is that the creditor has filed with a court for the repayment of a debt. The court will then issue a ...
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If there is more than 1 person harassing you online, are separate court orders required to identify each one?

united-states If there is more than 1 email account annoying you online, do you need to obtain separate court orders to identify each one, or is one order sufficient? A judge could order an email ...
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Are orders to be followed only to the extent practical and doable?

Are laws to be followed only to the extent practical and doable? This is not true as a general rule. But there are particular circumstances where this is the case, as illustrated by these examples: ...
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Are orders to be followed only to the extent practical and doable?

There are two kinds of competent authorities: courts, and government enforcement agencies (tax offices, building inspectors, etc.). A court might order X to do something if Y petitions, but X is ...
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Procedure for changing illegal procedures and processes by bureaucratic organizations

So, is it possible, when petitioning for such a court order, that the citizen ask the judge to order the agency to behave in a lawful way and abolish their illegal "regulation" in addition to ...
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Court order during custody battle

It depends on so many things. That's why only a lawyer familiar with your case and the local rules can answer properly. However, it is not unusual that parents cooperate to make small changes out of ...
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Are there any circumstances under which a federal court order may be lawfully ignored?

A federal court order may be lawfully ignored if it has not be served (i.e. delivered in the manner set forth in court rules) properly upon the person to whom it is directed, but it is exceedingly ...
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When can a payment hearing be adjourned without a decision?

Just to hit the specific point in the question beyond what @DaleM mentioned, judges have very broad discretion to continue hearings and extend deadlines that have not already expired upon the request ...
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What happens if a sheriff department ignores a writ from a judge?

One option is contempt proceedings, which may be initiated in this case of the Orange County CA sheriff. This can result in imprisonment, unless it is a federal matter and the President of the US ...
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What can be considered a "reasonable excuse" when mistakenly breaching a court order?

canada In Canada, it is offence to breach "without lawful excuse" a condition imposed under a s. 810 peace bond. The burden is on the defendant to establish that they had a lawful excuse for ...
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Is "sustain" = "not set aside"

It would be more common to ask that the request to set aside be denied or that the order of default be affirmed or confirmed. It probably isn't wrong to say sustained, but that word isn't commonly ...
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How immediate does a harm have to be to justify an ex parte order?

A judge has to decide under all of the facts and circumstances, and there is almost no appellate law on point to guide this decision. The lack of binding appellate precedents is because a judicial ...
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Do general forms of judgments require judicial names or signatures?

In summary, An order of the County Court is meant to have the judge's name and court seal, but conventionally will not include a signature. Form N24 is submitted by a party to the case, as a proposal ...
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What is the difference between a subpoena and a court order?

A subpoena is usually issued in the context of a court case, although, in many states, particularly those that do not routinely use grand juries in all felony cases, prosecuting attorneys and certain ...
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Court order on selling property

A "Motion To Enforce" is one of the tools litigants have when the other party has failed to abide by an agreement or court order. In your case, you have a signed agreement, and your ex-husband is -- ...
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How to obtain a US court order from outside the country?

One alternative would be to identify a U.S. lawyer who practices in the U.S. and hire that lawyer to handle things. The lawyer will probably need a retainer up front to cover the lawyer's fees, which ...
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Wet Ink Signatures

when you see these videos on YouTube and various other sites of people arguing with debt collectors about warrants, one of the most common things they say is "you need a wet ink signature for the ...
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Procedure for changing illegal procedures and processes by bureaucratic organizations

Yes. You would include a request for injunctive relief in your complaint, specifying your demand that the court order the agency to comply with the order going forward.
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