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Maryam Soleimani Karson
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Maryam Karson’s Legal Guides

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  • Applying for Asylum in the United States

    In general, individuals who are currently present in the United States and have a well-founded fear of persecution based on their race, national origin, religion, political opinion, membership in a particular social group, or an apparent congenital disorder (such as albinism), an...

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  • Sexual Harrasment in the Workplace - for Farsi speaking viewers

    This video is in Farsi and briefly discusses what may constitute unlawful sexual harassment in the workplace under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.

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  • What is a Motion to Stay or Dismiss an Action for Forum Non Conveniens?

    A motion for forum non conveniens is usually filed by a defendant after having been served with a complaint when the defendant believes or claims that the place where the complaint has been filed is not the proper place for the trial of the claims in the plaintiffs complaint beca...

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  • Can the Venue - or Place - of trial be Changed if it is More Convenient for the Witnesses to Attend Trial in another Place?

    In general, a trial court has the authority to change the place of trial if a defendant makes a written request by way of filing a motion for change of venue. One ground to make this request successfully is to establish that the transfer of the action would promote the convenienc...

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  • Has Your Employer Fired You Because You Are Too Old? Read This Before You Sue In California

    Casey Anthonys not guilty verdict probably seemed unjustified for many of us. After all, based on the existence of the strong circumstantial evidence against her, she very likely was responsible for the death of her toddler. That verdict is a sobering reminder that no matter how...

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