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US - California
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US - California - Legal Term and Definitions
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US - California - Burden of Proof
California law consists of the state Constitution, statutes, and 29 codes, covering various subject areas.
California State Constitution
is the fundamental law of the state. It lays out the basic principles to administer the public affairs of the state.
A statute is a single law passed by the Legislature. Click to
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Codes are the collection of laws created by statutes. For example, there is a California Family Code, a California Vehicle Code, and a California Penal Code. Click to
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. If you know the code section you are looking for, you can put a check in the box next to the appropriate code title and type the section number into the search box at the bottom of the screen.
State regulations are rules or orders issued by government departments or agencies to carry out the intent of state law. These same agencies also have the power to hear disputes and enforce their rules and regulations. Think of agencies such as the state Department of Motor Vehicles or the Franchise Tax Board. Many of the laws that come out of these agencies are not found in the California codes mentioned above. They are published in the form of codes of regulations or administrative codes. Regulations can have an important effect on the outcome of cases.
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An ordinance is a municipal statute, passed by a city council or similar agency, about matters not already covered by federal or state law. Ordinances commonly deal with zoning issues in a community, building standards, and safety matters of the municipality.
Local ordinances may be very important in unlawful detainer (eviction) cases, for example, since the town or city may have rent control laws that have a significant effect on the case. Access available
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How Criminal Cases Work
: Learn how a criminal case works, the steps involved and the trial process.
Basics of Criminal Court
: Review general information about criminal cases, and types of criminal cases.
Traffic and Ticket Basics
: Learn about basics of traffic cases and types of traffic citations.
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California Vehicle Code
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US - New York
New York Penal Law
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US - Rhode Island law
US - Tennessee
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