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Adverse Possession Laws under California Code of Civil Procedure 325

Claiming Property Based on Adverse Possession in California Adverse possession is also known as squatter’s rights. It is a means of acquiring title to real property that is legally valid, even against the interest of the true owner. The law of adverse possession is based on the notion that land should remain unused and unimproved, […]

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California’s New Cannabis Laws Explained

As California’s marijuana marketplace continues to grow, legislators continue to look for new ways to regulate it. The start of 2019 brought two new cannabis-related laws to California. The first law is Assembly Bill 1793 that speeds up the process for people who may be eligible to get convictions related to marijuana dismissed. The bill […]

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Penal Code 484 PC; California Petty Theft Laws

Definition and Elements of California Petty Theft Petty theft is among the most common theft crimes charged by prosecutors in California. Petty theft is distinguished from grand theft by the California law in two ways, which include the value of the property stolen and the punishment if convicted.  Petty theft is defined as the unlawful […]

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Sexual Harassment FAQ

Anyone who has ever been the victim of sexual harassment knows that the act can strip away your dignity. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that sexual harassment is a form of job discrimination and should not be tolerated in the workplace. Since sexual harassment is often not too obvious, here are […]

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