How to Win Big in Court

How to Win Big in Court

You want to win big in court. Guess what – so does the other side! They may not have your tools, though.

When you go to court, you have only one thing you want at the end of the case – a court order.

Everything else is fluff and filling. If you go into court with a complaint against your neighbor and you spend a lot of time talking about the angry looks he gave you while you walked your dog or his pot shots at your kids when they went past his property, if these are not part of your petition, you are setting yourself up to lose.

You need to keep your eye on the ball, so to speak.

A complaint in law has certain specifications identified in the law. For instance, if you want to bring a complaint regarding someone taking your property and using it as though it was his own and preventing you from using it, which materially affected you so you can set a monetary value to the damages, this is called “conversion.”

To prove conversion in court, you must establish that the property is yours, that the property was deliberately taken and used by the defendant, that you were deprived of the property and its use, and this deprivation was damaging to you. These four elements must be present to prove your case.

If you go to court and instead spend all your time talking about how rude the guy was, but do not prove either that the property was yours or that he refused to allow you the use of it, you have wasted your time in court and he could very well win this case. All he really has to do is deny your allegation and the burden of proof is …

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Can I Still Sue Someone After a Verdict in a DUI Case?

Can I Still Sue Someone After a Verdict in a DUI Case?

The American justice system is unique in the world, as the 5th amendment clearly states that no person shall be prosecuted twice for the same crime. This is important, as it prevents the government from punishing someone found not guilty of a crime by continually trying them in order to get the results it desires.

Most people then think that if someone is acquitted in a criminal case, that is the end of the story and justice has been served. This is true in the strictest sense of the law, as the 5th amendment prevents the government from trying someone again in a criminal setting for criminal punishment.

What that doesn’t mean is that you can’t sue someone that killed someone you love in a drunk driving accident in a civil court. Civil courts cover the realm of law that deals with interactions between people, and if someone you love was killed in a DUI accident you can often sue the person responsible for wrongful death or other associated claims.

There have been many famous cases where this aspect of the law has been applied, and not just in DUI accident situations. Perhaps the most famous one is the O.J. Simpson trial. While the criminal courts found him not guilty of the murder of his two victims, a civil court found him responsible for their wrongful deaths, and awarded their families a significant financial settlement to compensate them for their loss and pain and suffering.

If this seems like a contradiction, it’s not. The law looks at it as if the criminal aspect and the personal aspect of a certain act as two separate parts of one whole. The criminal courts did not prove that the person in question acted criminally, and thus they have no legal ability to punish …

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How to Win Big in Court

How to Win Big in Court

You want to win big in court. Guess what – so does the other side! They may not have your tools, though.

When you go to court, you have only one thing you want at the end of the case – a court order.

Everything else is fluff and filling. If you go into court with a complaint against your neighbor and you spend a lot of time talking about the angry looks he gave you while you walked your dog or his pot shots at your kids when they went past his property, if these are not part of your petition, you are setting yourself up to lose.

You need to keep your eye on the ball, so to speak.

A complaint in law has certain specifications identified in the law. For instance, if you want to bring a complaint regarding someone taking your property and using it as though it was his own and preventing you from using it, which materially affected you so you can set a monetary value to the damages, this is called “conversion.”

To prove conversion in court, you must establish that the property is yours, that the property was deliberately taken and used by the defendant, that you were deprived of the property and its use, and this deprivation was damaging to you. These four elements must be present to prove your case.

If you go to court and instead spend all your time talking about how rude the guy was, but do not prove either that the property was yours or that he refused to allow you the use of it, you have wasted your time in court and he could very well win this case. All he really has to do is deny your allegation and the burden of proof is …

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Bizarre New Chinese Marriage Law - Men Only!

Bizarre New Chinese Marriage Law – Men Only!

In recent weeks, in the Peoples’ Republic of China, the Chinese government has implemented a controversial turnaround in its age-old marriage laws, and get this, it’s in favor of men!

The internet and newspaper columns are rife in China now with talk of this new law, even cartoons showing women crying their eyes out, while their husbands look on with a smug grin on their face have been displayed everywhere; and it has to be said, when the Chinese government does finally do something, they do it big!

For many years now, there has been a social phenomenon that has been causing a great deal of grief within Chinese society. Traditionally, within Chinese culture, a Chinese woman could marry for financial reasons, i.e. she considered the man to simply be a good provider, and/or marrying the man would be status upgrade. This was perfectly acceptable in the culture, and no one would have thought any the less of her!

Everyone familiar with China, and Chinese marriage laws, will know that for quite a few decades the marriage laws, rightly or wrongly, have been in favor of the female in this fashion, for example, a woman could marry a rich man and then find an excuse to divorce him at a later stage, which led to ‘the gold digger’, who would then divorce and get half of everything of the mans (and more in many cases).

What is this new law? Well, here it is, and what an amazing groundbreaking law it is, not only in China, but in the entire modern developed world: If a Chinese woman marries a man, and then at a later stage gets divorced, if the man originally had bought the house, then he gets to keep the house… no matter what!

As Chinese wedding customs …

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How to Deal With a Controlling Spouse?

How to Deal With a Controlling Spouse?

Jane complains that her husband does not understand her and that he does not let her go out of the house without asking for his permission. She goes on to mention that if she wants to go to see her friends or the mall she has to tell him. Jane also has to ask for his permission if she wishes to buy something that is not necessary. Basically, he tries to control her moves.

If you are a woman, you might ask, how can you deal with a controlling spouse? How can you stop his abusive behavior? If you are in a controlling relationship, then follow the below guideline:

1. Talk to your husband about the issue. Your husband might not even realize that you are being hurt from his controlling behavior and he might just be following his father’s behavior or someone else’s.

2. Explain to him that you have different personality than him and that controlling you is creating a wedge between you two. Make sure he understands that there is nothing wrong with going out whether you want to go to see some friends, mall, work or wherever.

3. Concentrate on how trustworthy and loyal you are to him and that you want to go out with your friends just to hang out and keep in touch with your friends. Just make sure you reiterate the fact that you are loyal to him. Let him see how loyal you are through your actions as well.

4. Work on enhancing your relationship with your spouse. Make it a daily habit to work and do something different and uplifting for your partner to gain his love and trust.

Rescuing your relationship from your controlling spouse is essential, otherwise, your relationship with your spouse will deteriorate and you are likely …

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