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Unlike expert opinions, lay opinion testimony is limited to what was directly perceived by the witness and may not rest on otherwise inadmissible hearsay

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October 15, 2014 at 8:21 am

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“Trial error” may not be converted into a “mistake” to expand the timeframe in which to seek relief

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October 9, 2014 at 7:47 am

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Pro se litigants are not entitled to greater rights than litigants who are represented by counsel

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October 7, 2014 at 4:43 am

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Generally, courts will not decide issues when there is no longer a controversy and the disputed issues have become moot because mootness is a threshold justiciability determination

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October 3, 2014 at 5:28 am

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Void and voidable judgments

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October 3, 2014 at 5:25 am

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A party’s bad faith weighs heavily into the appropriateness of an award of attorney’s fees

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October 3, 2014 at 4:35 am

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Elements of an accord and satisfaction

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September 30, 2014 at 3:44 am

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The filing of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition operates as an automatic stay of actions and proceedings against the debtor

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September 23, 2014 at 6:14 am

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Relief from a final judgment

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September 22, 2014 at 7:56 am

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Motion for remittitur

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September 16, 2014 at 7:49 am

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