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There are no “magic words” required to accept an offer

May 26, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

There are no “magic words” required to accept an offer

Motel isn’t strictly liable for defective frying pan

May 25, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Motel isn’t strictly liable for defective frying pan

Landowner cannot lay trap for expected trespassers

May 22, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Landowner cannot lay trap for expected trespassers

The fish isn’t yours until you catch it

May 21, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

The fish isn’t yours until you catch it

Party hosts aren’t liable for injuries from fireworks they didn’t know about

May 20, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Party hosts aren’t liable for injuries from fireworks they didn’t know about

Abandoned currency goes back into state of nature

May 19, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Abandoned currency goes back into state of nature

Creditor shenanigans may bring contempt sanctions

May 18, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Creditor shenanigans may bring contempt sanctions

Attorney appears in court on behalf of her client

May 15, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Attorney appears in court on behalf of her client

Money discovered by three children should be split among them

May 14, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Money discovered by three children should be split between them

Counsel did not need to seek dismissal on ground that marijuana-laced brownies produced involuntary intoxication

May 13, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

If you claim involuntary intoxication as a defense, you need to remember who gave you pot brownies.

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