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Both direct and circumstantial evidence are equally acceptable forms of proof

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November 7, 2014 at 7:42 am

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A circumstance where a husband files a divorce complaint, but cannot verify his wife’s address for service of process due to an active domestic violence restraining order

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November 7, 2014 at 7:41 am

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A party must make a timely objection to prohibit hearsay testimony

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November 6, 2014 at 9:52 am

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The net opinion rule precludes an expert from rendering an opinion based on speculation

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November 6, 2014 at 7:38 am

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A child’s statements do not need to be “corroborated” in order to be considered as proof of abuse or neglect

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November 4, 2014 at 5:37 am

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An honest attempt to pursue a perceived, though ill-founded, claim or defense is not considered to be frivolous

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October 30, 2014 at 7:34 am

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Imposition of sanctions where the attorney files a pleading or a motion with an improper purpose, such as to harass or to cause unnecessary delay or needless increase in the cost of litigation

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October 29, 2014 at 7:23 am

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The law does not concern itself with trifles

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October 28, 2014 at 6:14 am

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An issue is moot when the decision sought in a matter, when rendered, can have no practical effect on the existing controversy

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October 24, 2014 at 6:53 am

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Bare conclusions in the pleadings, without factual support in tendered affidavits, will not defeat a meritorious application for summary judgment

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October 23, 2014 at 6:34 am

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