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Kenneth Evan Chyten

Kenneth Chyten’s Legal Guides

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  • How a Business Owner Can Avoid and Defend the Prop 65 Lawsuit

    Avoid Prop 65 Lawsuits By Posting the Proper Notice The best way to avoid a Prop 65 lawsuit is by posting the warning signs called for in that statutory scheme. If warning signs are placed before the

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  • How to Avoid and Defend Lawsuits For Violation of the Americans With Disability Act

    Avoiding the ADA Lawsuit The best way to avoid an ADA lawsuit is to correct conditions at the property that violate the ADA. This might include, for example, on the exterior of the hotel, handicapped

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  • The Hotelier's Guide to Avoiding and Defending Lawsuits.

    A Hotel's Duty of Care Under California Law As a general rule, a hotel has a duty of “maintaining the hotel premises in a reasonably safe condition, and of exercising reasonable care to protect them

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  • How to Avoid and Defend Construction Defect Lawsuits

    How to Avoid Getting Sued In the First Place CA law gives builders the opportunity to avoid being sued by repairing alleged defects claimed by the home buyer. If the defects do exist, the builder mu

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  • The Business Owner's Guide on How to Avoid and Defend Bounty Hunter Lawsuits

    Proposition 65: Lawyers Can Be More Toxic Than Chemicals Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Water & Toxic Enforcement Act (“Prop 65") requires a business that exposes an individual in California

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  • How to Continue a Trial Date In California

    Making a Motion to Continue the Trial Date The only way to continue a trial in California is by motion or ex parte application. A motion is brought on 16 court days notice, while an ex parte applica

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  • What to Do If a Party Fails to Provide Proper (or Any) Answers to Interrogatories

    Interrogatories Are Critical to the Preparation of a Case Interrogatories are the cornerstone for the preparation of a case as they enable a party to acscertain all of the facts, witnesses, and docum

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  • What to Do If a Party Fails to Produce Requested Documents

    Documents Are the Cornerstone of Most Cases Anyone who has ever been party to or observed a trial knows that many, if not most, cases are founded upon documents. While not all cases will have a smo

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  • What to Do If a Party Disregards a Discovery Order

    Sanctions Available If a Party Disobeys an Order Compelling Production of Documents If a party disobeys a court order compelling production of documents, the party that propounded the discovery can

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  • How to Set Aside a Default

    Within 6 Months After Entry of Default: Fault of Attorney If a default was entered because of an attorney's fault, relief from the default MUST be granted if sought within six months from the date th

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