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intent

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A state of mind that reflects one's aims, goals, or objectives. Intent is the key element of and basis for lawsuits brought against plaintiffs in a court of law.
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Bernstein, concluding that "the phrase 'willfully absent' in the forfeiture provision, MCL 700.2801(2)(e)(i), refers to a person who is physically absent from the decedent spouse as a result of his or her unilateral decision."
The district court found that (1) Williams "lacked any motivation to willfully conceal the accounts from authorities" because they were already aware of the accounts and (2) his failure to disclose the accounts "was not an act undertaken intentionally or in deliberate disregard for the law, but instead constituted an understandable omission given the context in which it occurred." Therefore, the district court found that Williams's violation of Section 5314 was not willful.
having stopped the vehicle, willfully fled in a vehicle in an attempt to elude the officer.
If the taxpayer willfully attempts to evade any payment or willfully fails to make a return or pay a tax, the statute of limitations is 6 years.
In the item "I feel that my job burns me out", those who chose their profession ( : 1,96) responded rarely, while who did not choose it willfully ( : 2,69) responded sometimes.
At a time when visionary-caliber creativity serves us far better than nitpicking tactics honed in the corporate world--nevertheless grossly inappropriate in a volunteer environment--it is the latter that insular leaders have willfully brought to bear.
Steven Crow, executive director of the Higher Learning Commission, says that assessments are expensive, and, secondly, it is not always easy to get students to take tests willfully. Usually, exit exams are administered to college seniors who don't need to do well on the tests in order to graduate.
The bill would make it a crime to enter a secure area of a seaport under false pretenses, forcibly interfere with an authorized law enforcement action, provide false information during a boarding, or willfully disable a passenger vehicle.
The common theme of the wide range of human blindness--from literally being unable to see to willfully refusing to see what lies before one--permeates these often dark verses, sometimes brooding and anxious, sometimes laced with black humor.
Bush's first cabinet, a team whose policy reflects a willfully selfish ideology.
These counts charge Campbell with willfully filing false tax returns for tax years 1997, 1998, and 1999.
IRC section 6672 imposes a penalty equal to the total amount of any federal payroll (trust fund) tax any person willfully evades, fails to collect or does not account for and pays over.