Courts Legal Questions and Answers

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What is a small dead file?

What is a small dead file?

09/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Colorado   |   #8670

Can a judge correct his judge on a mistake he made prior to an appeal being heard?

If a Judge becomes aware that he has made a mistake on a material fact in a case that is being appealed can he correct his Judgement prior to the appeal being heard? Can a defendant contact the Chief Justice of a District to review evidence and transcripts that clearly show a Judge on his bench has made a mistake in regard to a material fact in a case that a Judgement has bee...

09/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Kansas   |   #8638

What is a chain of custody concerning indictments?

Concerning indictments,what is a chain of custody?

09/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: South Carolina   |   #8636

In California - how many "for cause" and "peremptory" challenges in criminal trial?

In California - how many "for cause" and "peremptory" challenges in criminal trial?

09/11/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: California   |   #8611

If denied by the court filing the motion can the attorney still file and the motion be granted for judicial release?

Do you always receive a hearing when you file for judicial release. I found online that my son was denied judicial release, however his lawyer hasn't even file the judicial release paper yet, does the sentencing court file the motion before the attorney does, I found this info online that the court may file it's own motion within a appropriate time, if denied by the court fili...

09/08/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Ohio   |   #8542

What is a reserved ruling?

What is a reserved ruling?

08/26/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Colorado   |   #8229

What is the statue of limatation on a civil judgement and how do I file a lein on the judgement? We got the court judgement ...

What is the statue of limatation on a civil judgement and how do I file a lein on the judgement? We got the court judgement in Nov. 05 and the person did not comply, our attorney quit the case and we are now on our own. The court civil judgement releates to a realty property, FHA Loan. The realtor charged us for an inspection, told us the inspection was done but we found out...

08/21/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #8104

I recently was selected to serve as a juror on a DUI case. I was the next to last person selected (the last woman). A man wa...

I recently was selected to serve as a juror on a DUI case. I was the next to last person selected (the last woman). A man was the last selected and was the alternate. While sitting in the jury room waiting for the trial to begin, the bailiff came in and told me that I had been released from serving and that I had to leave. After reading the disposition of the case, I saw tha...

08/11/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Mississippi   |   #7874

What if your lawyer was under influence of drugs at trial?

When you find information after the trial that your attorney was under the influence of drugs and in a rehabilitation center shortly after the trial, is this information grounds for a new trial? What if your lawyer was talking to your co-defendant without the presence of his attorney about the case with him, is that allowed? Can you appeal your sentence? Sentenced in Federal...

08/02/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: California   |   #7675

What is the typical procedure or format of an Evidentiary Hearing regarding a MOU?

What is the typical procedure or format of an Evidentiary Hearing regarding plaintiff revocation of a MOU rediscovery? Do people take the stand? Who? In what order? Does the judge ask for each side to present their evidence? Does the judge ask questions? How long does it last? Plaintiff is pro SE in an Employment law case. How come there is no case law regarding revocatio...

07/17/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Indiana   |   #7240
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