Blog Posts in July, 2019

  • 22-Jul-2019

    Frequently Asked Questions About Emancipation

    Q: What Is an “Emancipated Minor?” An emancipated minor is an individual under the age of 18 who a court deemed to be capable of enjoying similar rights and privileges as adults. As a result, the civil disabilities that restrict ...
  • 22-Jul-2019

    Flowers v. Mississippi: Removing Prejudice in Jury Selection

    Voir Dire: The Jury Selection Process Also known as “voir dire”—an old French term meaning “to see to speak”—jury selection is a crucial criminal proceeding where the parties can gain a tactical advantage that ...
  • 19-Jul-2019

    Lesser-Known Consequences of Criminal Convictions

    Most people understand that criminal charges and proceedings are serious matters. Not only does a successful conviction impose criminal steep criminal fines and harsh penalties, including jail time or imprisonment, but there are other lasting effects ...
  • 19-Jul-2019

    How Are Loan Proceeds Divided Upon Divorce?

    Basic Community Property Principles California uses the community property system of dividing marital assets and liabilities upon divorce. When a couple gets divorced, they have an equal interest in all assets and liabilities that are considered part ...