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Divining Legislative Intent Can Be Key to Winning Lawsuit

Written by Law Terminology. Posted in Home taxes in california, Legislative history research, Legislative history taxes

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Legislative intent is loosely defined as what lawmakers meant when they voted in favor of a law. Because some laws were written vaguely and many are 100 or more years old, it sometimes falls to a judge in a lawsuit or criminal case to have to determine “what is legislative intent.” For the parties involved in such cases, they may want to turn to a legislative intent service to have a better chance of winning an argument about legislative intent.
In many cases, the law is clear and unambig