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What is the legal term for you have a continuing objection?

A:  answer That is the legal term. If a line of questioning in court continues to raise the same objection and the court overrules it, you can ask for a ''continuing objection to [description of nature of question/conduct you object to].'' If the judge grants it, you''re good (as far as preserving error on appeal). If the judge does not grant a continuing objection, you need to keep making it....

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What is a calendar month in legal terms?

A:  Jow is a lunar month different to a calendar month?  What is the calendar in terms of government?  What is a calendar month in contract law?  What is a calander month in legal terms?  What does calender month mean?  ...

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Has anyone heard of the legal term ''importuning'', I ran across it at work and we couldn''t find a definition anywhere, if it was a typo anyone have any ideas what it could be?

A:  Black''s law Dictionary gives the following definition: To solicit forcefully; to request persistently, and sometimes irksomely. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/importune http://research.lawyers.com/glossary/importune.html http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/usa/ohio/ohnews10.htm Here''s a few web sites that show the word definition. I don''t know anything about it''s being a legal term..it means to beg. One can beg, importune, harrass, demand, insist...some charities are very good at importuning..I understand that the actress, Sharon Stone, when appearing at fundraisers, is good at this..she cajoles, wheeles,importunes, shames people into giving big bucks for whatever charity she is representing.Happy Monday! :) Yes...

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What is it called when you go to court to be legalized as an adult to make your decisions?

A:  Emancipation of minors is a legal mechanism by which a minor is freed from control by their parents or guardians, and the parents....

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What is the primary distinction between common law ans civil law legal systems?

A:  What you are referring to is common law and codified law. They are two distinct systems of law which rely on courts, judge, attorneys and legislators. In the common law legal system, law is interpreted and, thus, ''written'' by judges hearing the cases. Their decisions become the ''rule of law'' for all future cases that are factually similiar. The civil or codified law is law that is written into statute or code books and are strictly interpreted by the courts of that country. For France, the law is as written in the...

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Is a ''beneficiary deed'' a legal term or is it used to denote transfer of property to a beneficiary?

A:  A beneficiary deed is a legal term for a specific type of deed, rather than a descriptive term. The interest in real property conveyed by a beneficiary deed does not take effect until the death of the owner, at which time that interest transfers automatically by law to the designated grantee(s) named in the beneficiary deed. A beneficiary deed takes the property out of the probate process as ownership is transferred upon death and no longer part of the decedent''s estate that might go through probate or pass under a will. It is sometimes used as an estate planning tool, rather than, for example, a trust. Deeds are used to transfer real property and come in various forms. A deed is the written document which transfers title (ownership) or an interest in real...

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So who will win in a court of law? The burglar who fell off a balcony or the owner defending his property?..

A:  I could not give a monkeys if the owner threw him out of the window, the thief got what he deserved. My only moan about it,is he''s now taking up Hospital Space and wasting Police time. Did he fall, or was he pushed is the crux of this matter unfortunately. I''m with the home owner all the way regardless. these days, the burglar would win in court. Stupid isn''t it. THE TWAT BURGLAR WILL GET ALL SYMPATHY IN court AND THE POOR DECENT GUY WILL GET 3 YRS .. WELCOME TO BRITAIN The burglar will win, It only makes sense right! Women''s rights.burglar rights,. just as stupid at one time the burglar would have lost because he should not have been there today he will get compo for doing something illegal the...

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What is a GPE Sentence in a court of law, State of Texas?

A:  GPE in Texas, and some other states, stands for Government Payment EXP, which is a private company''s service to collect fines and fees online or by telephone by credit card. The EXP probably stands for experts, which they consider themselves. So if you get a GPE sentence it is some kind of fine or court costs that you can pay through this system. They can also handle bail, traffic tickets, etc. It probably depends on the government that they have contracted with exactly what they can do....

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What method is used to record proceedings in a court of law (when you see some one typing) is it shorthand?

A:  It''s a form of shorthand, but not that used by shorthand secretary''s. the keys on the machine being sued are phonetic and note sounds so that almost every word can be typed with about a dozen keys. Yes, it is short hand. The person doing the typing is called the court stenographer....

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What is the legal term for this form of "rape"?

A:  Sexual coercion...http://sexualviolence.uchicago.edu/consent-coercion.shtml It''s not rape. Sorry. If you said "NO" its RAPE... But that would be hard to prove since you were having Oral Sex with him... so that just about nullifies any charges. Just because you are pissed off at him because he is going out with someone else, does not warrant a Rape charge... Even though you felt having sex with him would bring him back to you... Just makes you a women with no morals... Statutory rape. You, little girl, need to get your head on straight and leave his alone. its not rape ; its sexual assault. rape requires penetration ....