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Court Procedure

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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 the  state and district where the accused committed the crime and to be  informed 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 of ...
A witness is the person that testifies in court.
you need to contact sheriff or dhr, the sheriffs office will get it  in court fast
 Generally.  Except as otherwise  provided in subdivision (c) of this section, every complaint,  counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader complaint, and third-party  complaint shall contain a demand for the relief to which the  pleader deems himself entitled.  Relief in the alternative or...
A felony case is called when someone is charged with what the law  considers 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 the  case).
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 a  judge or jury. That means by what ever you choose either the judge  will decide your fate or the jury will decide your fate. in some  cases 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...
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.
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It's possible but unlikely. Most speeding tickets don't result in a trial; much less an appeal.
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...
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.
  == Answer ==     You 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,...
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.
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...
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.
    Answer:     Any 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...
lower judges and less jury
No. If you're up for court martial, it is the equivalent of a felony trial in the civil sector.
  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.
Practice and Pleading   Choosing State or Federal Procedure   A generation ago there were fewer procedural differences between  the state and federal judicial systems. But the federal rules have  dimmed from beacon to flicker. A growing number of state procedural  codes no longer slavishly...
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 mail  or fail to appear on the Court date on the ticket to contest the  charge. Pay the fine or go to Court. Do not do neither..
In the US, yes. To even be charged, the accused must be arraignedand appear (or waive appearance) in a preliminary hearing.
Amendment VI: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and...
All US states check for outstanding warrants when an individual is stopped by the police, due to the ability of all law enforcement agencies in major cities (and most small ones) to connect to a nationwide data bank.
It is your choice, but if you have material information that would aid either the prosecution OR the defense, and choose to withhold it, you may be treated as a "hostile witness" or, even held in contempt of court for withholding evidence.
The answer to this really depends on the state you are in and the nature of the case being filed but the bottom line is that it is an individual's constitutional right to be fully informed of the actions taken against them in a court of law. Typically, individuals will hire a process server (an...
Without the Sixth Amendment, the majority of trials would be  unfair. Many people might be sent to jail because of the trial  would most likely have a biased jury.
It is customary to rise when the judge enters or departs the courtroom and when the jury enters and departs the court room. If you don't you may get a lecture from the judge and a cool place to sit for a while while you ponder the advisability of standing when directed. As a defendant, why would you...
If you have received a subpoena you had better respond, or at the very least, call the Clerk Of the Court's office to determine if the subpoena or the case has been cancelled or changed.
  You may have been "served" with a formal public notice in the legal paper of the county, usually in the local legal notices in the want ads sections, not necessarily the largest metropolitan paper in the area... ask the court clerk in your jurisdiction if you can have a copy of the record of...
Go to your supervisor's boss. Most companies will not give out info and have punishments for those who do. It's not your supervisor's job to give out personal info.
Using a a cotton swab, the sample cells are usually taken from inside the cheek of the subject being tested.
Insufficient information about what is being asked. Family Court proceedings are conducted much more informally than most criminal or civil trial procedures. Objections can made and the usual rules of evidence are honored but the judge exercises WIDE discretion as to what he chooses to hear, or not....
Usually, if the proper request is submitted sufficiently far enough in advance.
For civil contempt, usually a monetary fine, although a judge can place the individual in jail for a certain period for wanton conetempt.For criminal contempt, jail and/or a monetary fine.
The Nasciturus Fiction is a legal fiction. It has to do with courts of law. It basically states that if an unborn child suffers damage then after that child suffers damage and still has that damage, then the person inflicting that damage is responsible for that damage. Thus, say a man has two...
In addition to federal courts, trials are held by state courts in  Georgia. Each county or circuit has a Superior Court. Counties with  sufficient population also have a State Court. Both superior and  state courts hear general subject matter jurisdiction cases in both  jury and bench trials.  ...
By all means YES. Use O. J. Simpson as a prime example.. Reason: The reason this is possible is that there are two different standards of proof in criminal and civil cases and it is possible that the evidence in the criminal case is not strong enough for a criminal conviction but is strong enough...
Of course not- but you WILL be called and asked for a reason for your absence as well as for whether you would want to serve on a jury later.
The 6th amendment (ratified in 1791 along with the first 10 amendments) explains the rights when on trial. The rights included are: the right to a speedy trial, the right to a public trial, the right to be judged by an impartial jury, the right to be notified of all nature and circumstances of the...
The Minnesota Supreme Court. However - the court would review the case to determine if it had any items of merit or question, and agree to even accept it for hearing. If they review the relevant trial material and determine that the lower courts were correct and that no matter of state...
File a motion to that effect with the court. Usually it will probably be granted... unless the prosecutor or the court believe you are simply trying to ward off the imposition of the sentence by frivolously postponing the inevitable.
It depends on what form the complaint is in. Call the Clerk of The Court's office of the issuing court and ask.
It appears that the plaintiff is entering a motion that the judge grant satisfaction to them - whatever form the 'satisfaction' took.A satisfaction of judgment is a recorded entry made by a party in whose favor a judgment was rendered, declaring that he has been satisfied and paid.
The idea that an offender must suffer in order to achieve salvation  is associated with the _____________ punishment rationale
If the will does not specifically state that no bond shall be required of the Executor of the estate, then the Probate Court MAY, place the requirement of such a bond upon you. This bond would become the 'insurance policy" to the estate that you perform and carry out your duties as Executor properly...
No. Minors cannot lawfully conduct legal affairs.
The Sixth Circuit refers to the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. It hears appeals from KY, MI, OH, & TN. For more information, go directly to its website: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/internet/index.htm.
To attend a session of court as an observer, you do not need to be 18. To appear as a principal in a case, you are not considered to be legally competent until you reach the age of majority in your state. Until you reach that age you may not bring, or be the recipient of, a civil suit.
U.S. Supreme Court    Chimel v. California, 395 U.S. 752 (1969)   Chimel v. CaliforniaNo. 770Argued March 27, 1969Decided June 23, 1969395 U.S. 752(text edited)(a) An arresting officer may search the arrestee's person to discover and remove weapons and to seize evidence to prevent its...
(in the US) you must be a citizen of the country (either native-born or naturalized) in order to sit on a jury. I would imagine that since our system follows the English system of jurisprudence, that the same requirement exists in the UK.
Unfortunately, abbreviated notations, shorthand notes, or other non-standard methods of making notations on law enforcement and/or court records is by no means standard throughout the country. Your best bet is to go to the Clerk Of The Court's Office and ask one of the clerks there what it means to...
The name in the question is too common to do any meaningful research among the many names and individuals which appear.
A theft of property (or money) over that dollar amount would surely be a felony offense in any jurisdiction.
Fingerprints of every person are unique. except for twins. . So fingerprints are used as evidence.This has been established over the years as scientific fact that has never been shown to be erroneous. It is pretty much considered common knowledge in this day and age, were 100 years ago it was still...
The Sixth Amendment is as follows: "In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district where in the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be...
To protect the accused and to guarantee a speedy trial. This would prevent authorities from holding a person for a long time before trial. It prevents the government from silencing its critics by holding them for years in jail, without trials. A public trial guarantees that the trial be conducted in...
The suspect in the same case he is prosecuting? It might make a good plot for a fiction book and technically it IS possible, but I seriously doubt it.
  == Answer ==   no as u cannot go to jail for this type of offence 
A patta is a legal document in India for land, similar to a deed  for property in the U.S. A patta should be drawn up no matter if  the property is purchased or inherited, or no matter if the  property is just land or land with a building/buildings on it. The  only requirements required are that...
If an appeal is dismissed it can be reinstated if the dismissal was without prejudice to reinstating it. This is common with procedural dismissals.If it is dismissed because the court considered the merits of the appeal and felt the lower court acted correctly then it cannot be reinstated. However,...
Google: Virginia Court of appeals brief
No. Physically placing ones hand on a Bible and swearing an oath is  not required nor was it ever legally enforceable. The court gives  those giving testimony the option of "swearing an oath" or making  an affirmation to tell the truth as to the best of their knowledge.
No. Where the jury acts, the jury acts as trier of fact only. The court routinely instructs the jury as to principles of law and their application, but the court, not the jury, determines the applicable law and how it is to be applied. In this, the jury has no discretion.
A trial court is a court that actually tries your case. This is the actual court to which a case is assigned for trial. This term is designated as opposed to courts of appeal.
In relation to court procedures, there's no such thing as chief witnesses. Normally this term is given to a witness who, without his testimony, the government or the plaintiff does not have a case. This type of witness is also known as a star witness, generally for the government. But there are star...
Answer . \nA person or persons would need to file for bankruptcy before having any contact with the court and/or bankruptcy trustee. A bankruptcy discharge is what is granted if the filing is deemed valid.
A subpoena is a type of a court order. Court orders, known as writs, can be for a whole range of items. A subpoena is a specific type of court order compelling a witness to give a statement or to appear in court to testify. Court orders specifically compel a person or the government to conduct a...
When a restraining order is filed it is initially issued temporarily, until the case is heard in court, provided the judge is satisfied there is enough evidence to believe that a domestic violence or repeat abuse is occurring. When the case gets to court the judge will hear both sides of the case...
It would be a good idea. If you get a subpoena they want you there  and not the piece of paper telling you to be there.
Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 US 335 (1963) The Supreme Court unanimously decided that states had to provide free legal counsel to indigent criminal defendants. The Court held that poor people were being deprived of their Sixth Amendment constitutional right to an attorney, which applied to the states...