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ABOUT OUR BAR EXAM STUDY TOPICS
Learn about the rights and powers of the branches of government within the confines of the constitutional limits imposed by both federal and state constitutions.
What are the elements necessary to have an enforceable contract? Even if there is an enforceable agreement, can you be excused from performing or nullify the contract for some other reason?
Conduct that is classified as a crime are determined by statute. Learn what the elements are and the defenses.
The set of rules that governs the administration of criminal justice. What exactly does the state use to investigate, charge, and prosecute suspects of a crime?
These are the rules that a court utilizes to determine whether evidence is admissible or inadmissible. Just because evidence is inadmissible for one purpose does not mean that cannot be ruled admissible for another purpose.
FEDERAL CIVIL PROCEDURE
The rules and judicial practices that govern civil proceedings brought before the court by one individual/class of individuals/entity against another.
The law that governs ownership concerning both real and personal property. Get an understanding of the Rule Against Perpetuities and priorities.
The acts or failures to act that give rise to injuries to another amounting to a civil wrong for which the courts can impose monetary and non-monetary liabilities.
The law that governs the principal-agent fiduciary relationship. Specifically, is the agent authorized to act on behalf of the principal in transactions involving a third party through which those actions will legally bind the principal.
CONFLICT OF LAWS
Determining which of two or more jurisdiction’s laws will be applied in a case to reach a resolution when each of the jurisdictions have some connection to the case.
When two or more people operate as co-owners in a business for profit what are the rules?
The law governing the creation, organization, and dissolution of corporations.
The rules that impact marriages, familial and domestic relations. One of the messiest areas of the law, but also one that impacts us the most.
A right in personal or real property that’s held by a trustee in a fiduciary relationship for the benefit of someone else/entity.
What are the elements needed to have a valid will? Is the will enforceable? What happens when there is suspected fraud or duress?
The transaction where the debtor (buyer/borrower) promises to pay an obligation by granting the seller/lender a security interest in the real or personal property.
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