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Samuel Spital’s Legal Guides

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  • What to Know About Interviews and Contacts by Government Personnel

    What to do when confronted with a telephone call or contact from law enforcement, a licensing Board, Bureau or Agency, and/or an investigator who is seeking to obtain the underlying facts, inform

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  • Recent Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court

    The failure on the part of the two lawyers to notify defendant of their departure from a law firm constituted abandonment and therefore sufficient cause or extraordinary circumstances beyond the defendant's control to relieve him of the procedural default in not filing a timely Notice of Appeal.

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  • How the OIG impacts a License as a Doctor, Nurse or other Health Care Professionals

    OIG is the Federal Government's Office of Inspector General. An individual can beplaced on their internetpublished List of Excluded Individuals because of a conviction, patient neglect or abuse /or license suspension or revocation. The consequences are that you will be barred fro...

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  • UNLAWFUL POLICE ENTRY: Is "self defense" still permissible?

    In the case of BARNES vs. STATE OF INDIANA, the Indiana Supreme Court on May 12, 2011, held there is no right to reasonably resist an unlawful entry into a private residenceby law enforcement officers. The Court argued public policy favors rejecting the fundamental and three hund...

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  • What To Do If Investigated By Or You Receive An Accusation From A State Board or Department?

    If you receive a letter or telephone call from a California State Investigator, it is important to obtain a skilled and knowledgeable attorney at the very earliest point. You should not participate in an interview or meeting without experienced legal counsel. It is unfortunate, b...

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  • What Can I Do About Tenant Discrimination?

    For those who feel they have been discriminated against with regards to the rental of property in the form of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual preference, sex, marital status, family status, and/or because of a physical disability or mental impairment...

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  • How to Respond If Involved in a Car Accident

    Report The Accident to Law Enforcement and Your Insurance Company, Then Determine Other Follow-Up If you have a serious or life threatening injury, you should be immediately taken to a hospital. If y

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  • How to Respond After Getting a Criminal Conviction

    Who Is Eligible to Get a Conviction Expunged You are eligible if you have successfully completed probation or approximately 18 months have elapsed and you have fulfilled the conditions of probation.

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  • How to Avoid a DUI/DWI Arrest

    Five Legal Issues Your DUI/DWI attorney will determine (1) whether your stop was legal. If not, your case will be dismissed; (2) whether the officer who pulled you over failed to follow proper proced

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  • Different Types of Education Law Cases in California

    The First Question You Should Ask You should determine whether not getting "A" or "B" grades is because of a learning disability. There are only five modes of communication that can lead to a disabil

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