Answered

Court Procedure

Parent Category: Law & Legal Issues
Court procedure is a term that refers to a set of rules that govern how a case may begin, how it would proceed, the types of statements allowed, the timing and conduct of trials, and the process for judgment.
1) right to speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of thestate and district where the accused committed the crime and to beinformed of the nature and cause of the accusation . 2) right to confront the witnesses 3) right to have a lawyer provided to him/her ( assistance ofcounsel for defense)
A witness is the person that testifies in court.
you need to contact sheriff or dhr, the sheriffs office will get itin court fast
Generally.  Except as otherwiseprovided in subdivision (c) of this section, every complaint,counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader complaint, and third-partycomplaint shall contain a demand for the relief to which thepleader deems himself entitled.  Relief in the alternative or ofseveral...
A felony case is called when someone is charged with what the lawconsiders a serious crime. There are three phases of a felony case:Arraignment (the preliminary hearing), the Second Arraignment(felony pre-trial), and Felony Trial (where a jury will hear thecase).
After counsel objects to an evidence code violation, counsel may ask the court to strike the answer given from the trial transcript.
A procedure is something that you do with steps, and normally, you will have 10 steps, also you must add the equipment to make is easier to do.
The court can issue a Supoena which orders a witness to appear ; see related link below .
Verdict and Judgment. Members of the jury go to the jury room to deliberate upon their verdict, or decision. In civil case, the jury, influenced by the evidence that carries the most weight, finds "in favor of" one of the parties. There are variations from state to state as to the number of jurors...
call or go to the clerk s office, at the court house
Yes and no, a convicted person can either choose to be heard by ajudge or jury. That means by what ever you choose either the judgewill decide your fate or the jury will decide your fate. in somecases only a judge can decide what happens to you.
Credit agencies to not "sweep" court records. Courts do not "report" judgments. Individuals, workking a private contractors, search and scan public records. They make money by selling these records to various databases. Those agencies re-sell the information to the bureaus. The credit reporting...
Mention (criminal law) This is a date when a case can only proceed if the defendant pleads guilty. If he or she wishes to challenge any of the charges or allegations, they should transfer the case to a later date ('adjourn' the case) for a contest mention.. Mention (family law) This is a date...
If you know that you will blow positive, yes, it can be. You see, drunk driving is a crime, but refusing a breathalyzer is only a regulatory offense. You are allowed to in most states, but will have your license suspended for six months to a year for doing so. When you realize that you will...
It means that if you had been granted bond, but then it was withdrawn for some reason, the judge is now ruling that the bond can be re-instated.
Small claims courts are courts designed to handle simple civil monetary matters quickly and inexpensively. The money claimed in the suit generally must be under $10,000 and often has to be under $5,000. Persons represent themselves in small claims courts. Trial courts handle civil and criminal...
because he is important and needs his break
An affidavit is voluntarily made without any cross-examination of the affiant and is not the same as a deposition, it is a record of an examination of a witness or a party made either voluntarily or pursuant to a subpoena, as if the party were testifying in court under cross-examination.
The successful conclusion to a courtroom proceedings is that a decision is made.
the us constitution is losing ground, culture club see
Yes, provided an official record of the text is presented. This normally involves a noary public, JP, judge or comparable official person to read the text, copy it to paper, and sign it as an official transcript.
merits and demerits of judiciary
I'm assuming you are asking about a class A Misdemeanor... Generally the statute of limitations is 2 years.
Thirteen . The US Court of Appeals Circuit Courts are divided into 12 regional courts and one national court. They mostly hear cases under appeal from US District Courts, although the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit hears cases from courts with special subject matter jurisdiction. ....
•Initial Appearance •Filing Charges •Preliminary Hearing •Grand Jury •Arraignment •Trial •Sentencing
In courts the word serve means to present someone with documents,or papers. These papers inform the person that someone has filed acase that involves them.
Yes. But you have most likely lost before you start. Representing yourself in the highly specialized field of law makes as much sense as ministering to yourself in the highly specialized field of surgery. You aren't a doctor, and you know enough not to try and remove your own appendix. Likewise,...
Assuming that you mean the charges were originally taken by the victim and dropped by or at the request of the victim, Then if the state (in GA at least) motions to prosecute (typically domestics) on behalf of the state, then the charges stand and the victim takes on the role of victim/witness in...
It's possible but unlikely. Most speeding tickets don't result in a trial; much less an appeal.
The judge uses a gavel to quiet the courtroom. It is a wooden mallet that is usually struck against a sound block to get everyone's attention.
no SSI Garnishment http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/new/csr9310.htm
It may depend on your more specific location. Juvenile matters, such as emancipation, may be handled by a juvenile court, family court, or other court depending on the specific parish. The best thing to do is contact a court clerk in your parish. A directory of courts organized by parish, including...
No. the parties themselves can be witnesses and would not subpoena themselves. Parties also simply request people to be witnesses and they might voluntarily do so especially if they are friendly to the party asking. Parties also hire experts to testify on their behalf. No subpoena is necessary if a...
Civil negligence can actually amount to criminal negligence, butthis question would be better answered by an attorney.
Answer . petition to modify means you are asking the court to change a previous order, this way you can increase or lower child support, increase or lower visitation and contact, change the hours of visitation, move from state to state, or change anything previousy ordered by the court. If you...
Legal decisions bar the introduction of morals, as morals change between individuals. Law is a strict set of rules that is inflexible while moral questions are not, ethics are basically built on morals and except for a few instances, are not enforceable by law. The only "ethics" that can be resolved...
The court of original jurisdiction in Connecticut is the Superior Court and there is a Superior Court located in each county. The Superior Courts are organized into divisions that usually include Civil, Criminal, Family and Juvenile Divisions. Thus which Superior Court would handle a specific case...
if ur arrested u have the right to have ur trial pretty soon, and the government can keep u in jail without trying you. the trial has to be public so everyone knows what is happening.
Not sure what you mean by a sworn answer. But a sworn statementmeans that in legal terms you have signed an affidavit verifyingyour statement and sticking to what you say.
Answer . \nYou cannot do this without involving the authorities. Since you are being mistreated, please call the police. They will send someone to investigate.. Answer . At 16 you are a minor and cannot leave home without the consent of your parent/guardian. In Ohio, emancipation is not an...
Any time you're being prosecuted for a crime you have the right to be present in court. The only time you may not be brought to court is during motion hearings or during witness questioning. Ultimately the judge also has the right to order you to be removed from the courtroom until such time the...
pros- jury can learn Cons- idk
When parties in a legal dispute agree between themselves to a settlement without going before a judge or without waiting for a trial to be concluded, they have settled out of court.
felonies and misdemeanors
yes they can. if you want to see your daughter then you have to get a court order first. you will get arrested if you dont have one.
Yes, if that provision was included in the divorce or child support settlement. That would require a contempt of court action or a civil suit in the appropriate state court of residence.
No courts are similar to district courts. That is, each state has its own court system. Some states have lower courts called district courts, and some states have higher courts called district courts. In the federal court system, the lowest court is the U. S. District Court. Want's Publishing...
A trial with no jury (aka Trial by Judge or Bench Trial) is wherethe judge will act as the trier of fact and law. Basically, thepresiding judge will determine what facts to believe and render adecision based on his view of the facts. The judge will generallyhear the witnesses, go over the evidence,...
The Small Claims limit in Alabama is $3000. Most Small Claims cases are heard in District Court, but a few types are in Circuit Court. This information came from Court Reference's Alabama Courts Guide, the first related link below. The second related link is a handy guide to Small Claims procedure;...
It's the first point at which the state must advise you of the specific charges against you in a criminal matter. Before this you may have been arrested for something and even posted bail - but at the arraignment the final charges are made public and they may not even be the original things you were...
It depends on where the court is. Not all courts use stenographers. In some places audio recordings are made of proceedings. And in some places, there is no audio recording or court stenographer. Check with the specific court you are inquiring about.
Civil cases are between two private parties. The government provides this as a fair way to settle disputes without having to resort to physical confrontations. Torts is the most common, dealing with injury to a person or property.
Yes, that would be the proper venue. Make sure you are able to produce proof to the court that the loan was made.
\nAnswer:\n. \nAny deed must be recorded in the land records, even a quitclaim deed. It gives notice to th world that you own the land. Liens can be recorded against the record owner until you record your deed. Who is paying the real estate taxes? If you haven't recorded your deed the town doesn't...
Not enough information to answer. Avoid WHAT KIND of civil lawsuit? General answer would have to be - NO.
Jurisdiction is a court's authority to decide a case or issue a decree. Jurisdiction can arise from a geographical area, subject matter or personal jurisdiction over a person. The first court to hear a case has original jurisdiction . In some cases more than one court may have original...
A lot of different things can happen at a civil court hearing. It can be anything from a "status hearing" where the judge wants to know how things are proceeding between the litigants insofar as discovery (sharing of potential trial information) is going, to a hearing on a "motion" which is where...
lower judges and less jury
Yes, in fact the Constitution specifically contemplates this in Article 3, Section 2, Clause where it states the judicial power extends to cases ". . .between a State and citizens of another State. . ." This did not mean that a state could not be sued by its own citizens. It meant that federal...
No. If you're up for court martial, it is the equivalent of a felony trial in the civil sector.
he tells people to sit and check there watches just in case
Provided you have enough cash on your person when you are arrested, then yes, you may pay your own bail. Otherwise, a phone call will be required.
You may be referring to the "v" as in The State v John Doe. In this case it stands for "vs", which is the abbreviation for "versus" (against). The same as you'd use this abbreviation to describe competing sports teams.
In a civil case they would be the plaintiff. In a criminal case they would be the prosecution (the Crown). In an appeal they would be the appellate.
The judge can do it "sua sponte" (on his or her own) for a variety of reasons, or one or more of the litigants can "move" or ask to do so. Also, once a judicial proceeding is ended, the formal ending is "adjournment" that the judge announces. The reasons for adjournment before a trial is...
Yes. But do they have anything on paper to prove that you owe the money? If not, then smile & walk away; if it's in writting, then OOPS... ya' gotta pay.
Hate crimes. Like harming someone specifically because of their race or different from the charged.
The best thing to do is contact the court clerk of the particular court in which the juvenile's case is being handled. See the related link for a directory of Los Angeles County courts, including juvenile courts. Some courts also have specific resources online that may have more information.
If this is for a traffic citation the court date can often be found on the citation itself. If not, or if you've lost the citation, you can check with the court clerk. To find the contact information for your local court clerk, check the link in related links. Just select your state and then your...
Practice and Pleading Choosing State or Federal Procedure A generation ago there were fewer procedural differences betweenthe state and federal judicial systems. But the federal rules havedimmed from beacon to flicker. A growing number of state proceduralcodes no longer slavishly track the...
There is no minimum recovery amount required to file suit. However, filing fees are normally around $100, so it is generally not worth the time/effort to seek very small debts. People can and have won law suits for $1.
it is called a "summons" or a 'subpoena"
Establish Living Trusts. Also: See below link:
If the defendant fails to appear in a civil court lawsuit, the plaintiff can motion the court for what is known as a default judgement. In laymen terms, they win. If the defendant shows up but the plaintiff did not, they can motion to have the case dismissed with prejudice. This means that the...
Depending on the courtroom and how busy it is you can spend anywhere from two to four hours if it's not anything serious enough to get you thrown in jail that is.
Nowadays each government agency makes their own policy on what public records they make available to be searched online. Many State, County, Cities and Towns have their own websites that allow users to search land deeds, vital statistics, court records and forecloses. Its all up to the agency and...
A warrant can be issued if you fail to pay a traffic fine by mailor fail to appear on the Court date on the ticket to contest thecharge. Pay the fine or go to Court. Do not do neither..
The decision of the court is ALWAYS binding on everyone, unless it is appealed to a higher court which may overturn the decision.
It means - an inclination, a tendency, or a frame of mind . . .