declaratory relief

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A declaratory judgment is a binding judgment from a court defining the legal relationship between parties and their rights in a matter before the court.

Typically, a party will first send a cease and desist letter prior to seeking...


In March 2001, Craig Humphries' fifteen-year-old daughter S.H. stole his car and drove from California to her mother's home in Utah. See Humphries v. County of Los Angeles, 554 F.3d 1170, 1180 (9th Cir. 2009). S.H. accused her father and stepmother,...