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Gregory James Glaser

Gregory Glaser’s Legal Guides

38 total

  • The Right To Privacy In The Wilderness

    The constitutional right to privacy recognizes and protects an individuals right of refuge in the wilderness. At the outset it must be noted that there is a diminished privacy expectation for persons entering government property or a populated public area. The general standard us...

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  • Equitable Relief from Default Judgment - Mislabeled Court Papers in California

    Equitable relief from default judgment may be granted where a party was prevented from participating in the action due to an extrinsic mistake of a third party, and this denied the party a fair hearing. See e.g., Kulchar v. Kulchar (1969) 1 Cal.3d 467, 472; Cruz v. Fagor America,...

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  • Regardless of Wealth, Are Filing Fees Constitutional In A Civil Case?

    Consider a wealthy plaintiff debt collector who has chosen to sue a middle-class American. Courts allow indigent (poor) individuals to defend themselves without paying court fees. But what about non-ingents making up the bulk of the middle class? Why must a nonindigent defendant ...

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  • Business Partnership Agreement - Specifying Responsibilities and Contributions

    When preparing a business partnership agreement, some of of the most imporant content is often found in the attachments: (a) Division of Responsibilities, and (b) Partnership Contributions. Division of Responsibilities This attachment can be prepared as a series of paragraphs, o...

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  • Sharing Music – Licensing Terminology

    If you are an artist and would like your fans and listeners to be able to share your music amongst themselves without potentially violating your copyrights, here is a statement you can use on your CD and website: [Insert your band name] gives permission to individuals to share th...

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  • Loan Asset versus Reserve Asset

    For bank bookkeeping purposes, a "loan asset" is distinguished from a "reserve asset".This provides a check/limit on the money multiplier effect in an important sense. A loan asset is just a bookkeeping entry; it cannot be reclassified as a reserve asset on a bank's books.This i...

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  • 14th Amendment and State and Federal Citizenship today

    Let's begin with Boyd v. Nebraska (1892) 143 U.S. 135, which includes this helpful quote: Mr. Justice Story, in his Commentaries on the Constitution, says: "Every citizen of a state is ipso facto a citizen of the United States." Sect. 1693. And this is the view expressed by Mr. R...

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  • Advance Healthcare Direction - Useful Questions to Get Started

    If an injury or illness renders you unable to make medical decisions for yourself (and communicate with others meaningfully), then your family and your treating doctor(s) will need to know your wishes/preferences for medical care. A signed and notarized Advance Healthcare Direct...

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  • Three Basic Estate Plan Elements

    A basic estate plan has 3 elements: 1. A Will or a Living Trust Name beneficiaries to whom you wish to leave assets Name guardians for children 2. Durable Power of Attorney In the event of your physical or mental incapacity, this document designates an agent to carr...

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  • Reviewing exceptions/exclusions in a preliminary title report in California

    Reviewing a preliminary title report is generally one of those topics for which you'll want an experienced real estate attorney. A preliminary title report is simply an offer for title insurance - it is often both negotiable and correctable.

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