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Kenneth Evan Chyten

Kenneth Chyten’s Legal Guides

21 total

  • A DEFENSE ATTORNEY’S GUIDE TO PROPOSITION 65 LAWSUITS

    One of the bounty hunters' favorite targets is California's Proposition 65, the clean air and water act. In truth, this might be more aptly named the attorney clean-up act. This guide gives tips on how to prevent being sued for Proposition 65, and how to defend such an action if you are sued.

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  • The Employer's Obligation to Pay Wages When An Employee Quits Or Is Fired

    An Employee Who Is Terminated Must Be Paid Immediately An at will employee (i.e., an employee who has no written contract for a definite period) who is terminated by the employer is entitled to immed

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  • Secretly Recording Telephone Calls or In-Person Conversations In California.

    The Law Regarding Recordation of Confidential Information. In California, it is unlawful to secretly record a conversation whether in-person or while on the telephone. California Penal Code Section 6

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  • What to Do If You Are Being Stalked

    The Law Of Stalking Stalking is defined, under California law, as a pattern of conduct with the intent to follow, alarm, or harass the plaintiff. California Civil Code Section 1708.7. To establish th

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  • Can a Person's Name, Photograph, Voice, Signature, or Likeness Be Used Without Consent

    A Person's Name or Likeness Cannot Be Used For Commercial Purposes Without Consent California law prohibits the commercial use of another's name, voice, signature, photograph or other likeness withou

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  • What is Libel and Slander

    Slander Is a False Publication In Written Form Libel is a false and unprivileged publication, made in writing, or in some other visible form, which exposes the plaintiff to hatred, contempt, or ridic

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  • Suing for Fraud

    The Three Types of Fraud Fraud can consist of making a statement of a fact by one who does not believe it to be true, concealing an important fact that is not known to the other person, and making a

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  • Can a Structure Be Defective Even If It Is Built to Code?

    A Structure Can Be Defective Even If It Passed Code Passing an inspection performed by a municipality does not insulate a builder from a construction defect claim. The reason for this is the standard

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  • Does the Client Have the Right to the Case File?

    The Case File Belongs to You, Not the Attorney Although an attorney maintains the case file, and prepares many of the documents that go into it, the file belongs to the client. As such, if the client

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  • Should You Divorce Your Lawyer?

    Can You Fire Your Lawyer? A client has the right to fire his/her/its lawyer at any time for any reason. Should You Fire Your Lawyer? This is almost as complex a question is whether you should divorce

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