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Timothy M. B. Farrell

Timothy Farrell’s Legal Guides

18 total


  • CNMI Legal Guide - Intestate Succession to Jury

    INTESTATE SUCCESSION: 8 C.M.C. 2901 Custom is closely mirrored by 8 C.M.C. 2901, which deals with intestate succession. Under Chamorro custom, the surviving spouse receives a life estate, the issue get a vested remainder in fee. If there is no surviving spouse, the children g...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Holidays to Interest

    HOLIDAYS: 1 C.M.C. 311 New Year's Day, January 1; Commonwealth Day, January 9; President's Day, Third Monday in February; Covenant Day, March 24; Good Friday, as designated in the Annual Calendar; Memorial Day, Last Monday in May; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, First Monda...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Injunctions to Insurance

    INJUNCTIONS Commonwealth Rules of Civil Procedure 65. An injunction may be granted (a) when it appears that the plaintiff is entitled to the relief demanded, where such relief consists of restraining an act temporarily or permanently, (b) when it appears that an act occurring du...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Holidays to Interest

    HOLIDAYS: 1 C.M.C. 311 New Year's Day, January 1; Commonwealth Day, January 9; President's Day, Third Monday in February; Covenant Day, March 24; Good Friday, as designated in the Annual Calendar; Memorial Day, Last Monday in May; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, First Monda...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Family Land to Guns

    FAMILY LAND is defined as land held by a person of Carolinian descent and held by the individual as a customary trustee, subject to special rules of intestate succession. FORECLOSURE See Mortgagesand Deed of Trusts. GAMBLING Gambling is prohibited, except as provided by Common...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Environment to Executors

    ENVIRONMENT: 1 C.M.C. 2646, N.M.I. Const. art. 1, 9. Each person has the Constitutional right to a clean and healthful public environment in all areas, including the land, air, and water. A private right of actionexists to enforce this right. Harmful and unnecessary noise pol...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Discovery to Divorce

    DISCOVERY: Com. R. Civ. P. 26 to 37. Similar to the Federal Rules. All discovery devices allowed by the federal rules are allowed. However, unless the parties stipulate to commence an exchange of information, a discovery conference and court order is required. The order assures ...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Damages to Deeds of Trust

    DAMAGESDAMAGES The comparative negligence rule applies in civil cases. P.L. 12-26 (2000) . DEATHDEATH Presumption of death - A person who is absent for a continuous period of five years, during which the person has not been heard from, is presumed to be dead. 8 C.M.C. 2106 . Surv...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Criminal Law

    CRIMINAL LAW: Title 6 There is a penal codeand rules of criminal procedure. This code was adopted almost entirely from the old Trust Territory Code. Procedure is governed by the Commonwealth Rules of Criminal Procedure. Prosecutions are conducted in the name of the Commonwealth ...

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  • CNMI Legal Digest - Courts

    COURTS U.S. Federal District Courtfor the Northern Mariana Islands 2d Floor, Horiguchi Bldg., Garapan PO Box 50607 Saipan, MP 96950 (670)236-2902 fax 236-2910 Federal Court - Admission Admission to the bar is limited to attorneys of good moral character who are active members...

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