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Northern California Bankruptcy…

Northern California Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Rust, Armenis & Schwartz.

http://www.northerncaliforniabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy
    In Northern California families are continuing to struggle with the economy.
  • Oct 30

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy
    Many individuals in Northern California have significantly reduced their consumer debt in the past several years. This is not the case for those, however, who have student loan debts.
  • Oct 29

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy
    Families considering bankruptcy in Northern California often have questions regarding the impact a bankruptcy will have on a family trust.
Rank this Week: 429

AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

Focused on California labor and employment law from an employer perspective. By Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.

http://aalrremploymentlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!
    Due largely to your support, we have out grown our current blog site and have created a new blog in connection with the release of our new firm website – www.aalrr.com. It is new, but the same great information is still available.
  • Oct 16

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie
    By Ronald W. Novotny and Jonathan JudgeIn the past several months, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a series of decisions that could affect everyday policies that union and non-union employers maintain in the workplace. …
  • Sep 24

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation
    On August 31, 2012, AALRRattorneys Irma Rodriguez Moisa and Sharon J. Ormond obtained a unanimous jury defense verdict in favor of The Regents of the University of California after a 14-day jury trial.  The Plaintiff, James Friedman, was…
Rank this Week: 625

Northern District of California…

Northern District of California Blog

Covers court orders in primarily civil cases from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. By Michael O'Brien.

http://www.ndcalblog.com/
  • Oct 7

    Question 5 - The Angry Decedent Strikes Again Will

    Question 5 - The Angry Decedent Strikes Again Will
    This question I would rate as a fastball.  There are a lot of issues to fly through, but they are the same issues tested in virtually every Wills question since 1980.  If you studied the California Probate Code (CPC) you probably did fine.…
  • Oct 7

    Question 3: Can I get a witness? (California Evidence) California Bar Exam

    Question 3: Can I get a witness? (California Evidence) California Bar Exam
    This is the first of three criminal questions on this test, the most in recent memory since criminal subjects are rarely tested compared to torts and constitutional law.  This question is probably to calibrate the testing group…
  • Oct 7

    Question Four: Who wants to be a Dental Hygienist (Contracts, Remedies)

    Question Four: Who wants to be a Dental Hygienist (Contracts, Remedies)
    Question Four is a pretty standard contracts and remedies question.  I score this one as a curveball because you have to untangle the contract mess in order to get to the remedies question.  I provided a pair of pretty good strategies for…
Rank this Week: 300

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 435

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 653

California Employee Rights Blog

California Employee Rights Blog

Covers employment contracts, discrimination, harassment and more. From the Peters Law Group.

http://www.calemployeerightsblog.com
Rank this Week: 338

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • May 28

    A Public Agency’s Contingent Final Offer Of Compensation Is Not Reasonable

    A Public Agency’s Contingent Final Offer Of Compensation Is Not Reasonable
    In California eminent domain cases, a property or business owner is entitled to recover litigation expenses (attorneys’ fees and expert costs) when the public agency’s final offer of compensation is unreasonable and the property…
  • May 27

    When It Comes to Property Acquisitions and Private Development, Timing May Be Everything

    When It Comes to Property Acquisitions and Private Development, Timing May Be Everything
    As the old adage goes, the three most important things to consider with real estate are location, location, and location.  But any developer who has lived through a real estate cycle, and any public agency that is under a funding…
  • May 26

    Redevelopment By Any Other Name Would Still Be Redevelopment…

    Redevelopment By Any Other Name Would Still Be Redevelopment…
    It appears the state assembly is trying to get California back on the redevelopment wagon…again. (For a brief history lesson on redevelopment, see below.)  Assembly Bill 2 (AB2), which passed the assembly earlier this month,…
Rank this Week: 3613

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • May 28

    Governor Bobby Jindal On Rand Paul, The Debates And The Patriot Act

    Governor Bobby Jindal On Rand Paul, The Debates And The Patriot Act
    The Audio: 05-28hhs-jindal The Transcript: HH: I’m joined now by the governor of the great state of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal. Governor Jindal, welcome back, it’s always a pleasure to speak with you. BJ: Hugh, thank you for having…
  • May 28

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie On Rand Paul, Common Core And The Debate

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie On Rand Paul, Common Core And The Debate
    The Audio: 05-28hhs-christie The Transcript: HH: Right now, I’m pleased to welcome back the Governor of the Garden State, Chris Christie. Governor Christie, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show. CC: Hugh, happy to be back. HH: Good to…
  • May 28

    Former Congressman Phil English On TPA/TPP

    Former Congressman Phil English On TPA/TPP
    My colleague Phil English explained TPA and TPP today on today’s show, as Hillary Clinton continues her astonishing silence on this crucial part of the president’s agenda –the only part that has attracted widespread GOP…
Rank this Week: 2086

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 4811

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
  • May 28

    Google Admits to Self-Driving Car Accidents in California

    Google Admits to Self-Driving Car Accidents in California
    The famous California search engine and innovation company, Google, admitted in a statement earlier this month that the self-driving cars that it has invented have been involved in 11 minor car accidents since the company began working with…
  • May 26

    California Court of Appeals Rules in Health Club Injury Case

    California Court of Appeals Rules in Health Club Injury Case
    In a recent court of appeals case, Grebing v. 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. (2015), the court had before it the issue of whether to hold liable a health and fitness club for an injury that occurred when a piece of weight-lifting…
  • May 22

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case
    The California Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in what would ordinarily be considered a workers’ compensation case but for a personal injury exception regarding power presses. In the case, Gonzalez v. Seal Methods,…
Rank this Week: 1470

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant
    NeoStem, Inc., has had a wild financial ride this past week with its stock price soaring and then plummeting in the wake of a nearly $18 million award last Thursday from the California stem cell agency. The share price of the New York firm…
  • May 27

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial
    Calimmune, Inc., which has received $8.3 million from the California stem cell agency, today announced it has rustled up another $15 million to help out with the work that the agency is backing.Calimmune of Tucson, Ariz., was co-founded by a…
  • May 27

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research
    Another winner in last week's California stem cell awards was scientist Shaomei Wang of Cedars-Sinai, who will receive nearly $5 million for her work to find a treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. Shaomei Wang, Cedars photoThe board…
Rank this Week: 1732

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 28

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work
    In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they…
  • May 26

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018
    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been working for some time on updates to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms. On several occasions, DOL extended the expiration dates on the forms while the updates were pending. Now, the…
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
Rank this Week: 4948

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 2263

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 28

    Three unanimous opinions, including Justice Cuéllar’s first, and a death penalty reversal

    Three unanimous opinions, including Justice Cuéllar’s first, and a death penalty reversal
    The Supreme Court filed three unanimous opinions today, including one reversing a death penalty and another by Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, the first written by either of the court’s two newest justices. The death penalty…
  • May 27

    No conference held the week of May 25, 2015

    No conference held the week of May 25, 2015
    The Court is holding no conference this week because it is hearing oral argument in San Francisco. Accordingly, this week no action will be taken on petitions for review and no opinions will be ordered published or depublished.
  • May 27

    Last “transition” rehearing petition denied with no votes from the new justices [UPDATED]

    Last “transition” rehearing petition denied with no votes from the new justices [UPDATED]
    The Supreme Court this afternoon denied rehearing in Berkeley Hillside Preservation v. City of Berkeley.  The denial of a rehearing petition is usually the most mundane of events; the outcome of such a petition is traditionally as…
Rank this Week: 3365

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)
    It's not every day that you read a California Supreme Court decision that unanimously reverses a death sentence.  But today's such a day.It's an unusual result, but it's also an unusual case.  For example, it's incredibly rare…
  • May 27

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)
    Back in March, the Ninth Circuit unanimously granted habeas relief in a California death penalty case.  This was itself unusual.  (Though less unusual given the composition of the panel -- Judges Pregerson, Reinhardt, and Wardlaw.)…
  • May 26

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)
    Justice Robie publishes an opinion to say:  "We love that the parties have finally settled this long-running dispute, which has seen no less than eight different proceedings in the Court of Appeal over the past dozen years.  Thanks…
Rank this Week: 997

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Black Market Marijuana Competition to Legal California Medical Cannabis Dispensarie

    Black Market Marijuana Competition to Legal California Medical Cannabis Dispensarie
    While there has been much progress made in the legalization of medical marijuana and the legalization or decriminalization of marijuana in general, much of what has been accomplished still seems like half-measures. In some jurisdictions,…
  • May 27

    Patients on California Wait List for Organ Transplants Can Now Test Positive for THC

    Patients on California Wait List for Organ Transplants Can Now Test Positive for THC
    While most people are aware patients who are in need of an organ transplant are likely to have to wait on a very long wait list for donated organs. Most worry about whether they will live long enough to receive an organ, many people do not…
  • May 25

    'The Wire' Actor Arrested for Marijuana Possession and DUI

    'The Wire' Actor Arrested for Marijuana Possession and DUI
    According to a recent news article from Huffington Post, actor Seth Gilliam, who is best known for his roles as Ellis Carver on the Wire, Clayton Hughes on Oz, and Gabriel Stokes on the Walking Dead, was arrested for alleged drunk driving and…
Rank this Week: 4807

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 28

    My Ex Moved In With a New Partner, Can I Stop Paying Support?

    My Ex Moved In With a New Partner, Can I Stop Paying Support?
    The purpose of spousal support is to allow both ex-spouses the ability to maintain the same standard of living that they enjoyed during the marriage. It is also meant to help the lower-earning spouse get back on their feet until they are…
  • May 27

    Survival Tips for Divorce

    Survival Tips for Divorce
    As with anything important in life, the choices that you make at the beginning of your divorce can have consequences that last long after the divorce is final. That said, here are some of our top divorce survival tips to get you started on…
  • May 26

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case
    If you're a parent who is getting divorced, the simplest, most effective way to decide on child custody is to reach an agreement with your soon to be ex-spouse. However, life and divorce are rarely simple. If you're already concerned that…
Rank this Week: 4834

IRS Report Card

IRS Report Card

Comments of a 30-Year Former IRS Insider. By Mopsick Tax Law, LLP.

http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3846

Ribbons and Red Tape

Ribbons and Red Tape

Discusses horses and the laws that affect the equine world. By Corinna M. W. Charlton.

http://ribbonsandredtape.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Three Common Equine Contract Error

    Three Common Equine Contract Error
    1. Not using a contractWhen a client comes to me with a problem related to the sale of a horse, a trial period, a lease, or similar and I ask to see the contract...and there isn't one.  Prevailing in a "he says" "she says" situation can…
  • May 5

    Equine Architecture: is your barn safe?

    Equine Architecture: is your barn safe?
    Have you ever had an accident happen at the barn? Horses kick each other, a barn fire, wash rack injury?  Being around horses is an inherently dangerous risk, and boarding barns should not be liable for injuries that occur as a…
  • Feb 26

    An Equine Assignment (nope, not homework!)

    An Equine Assignment (nope, not homework!)
    I've seen a number of legal issues pop up recently in regard to contract assignments, and wanted to help you know 1. What they are and 2. What you should do if you see one in your contractA contractual assignment is the transfer by one party…
Rank this Week: 3062

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth

    Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
    The divorce battle between celebrity Chef Bobby Flay and his Wife of a little over 10 years, Stephanie March, have been anything but civil. At the heart of the divorce is a premarital agreement executed by the parties before they said their…
  • May 21

    Changing Jobs When There is a Support Order

    Changing Jobs When There is a Support Order
    If you're a big fan of the "Simpson's" you may have heard that Harry Shearer, the voice of several of the shows iconic characters, is leaving the show. When a big star makes a movie or a star leaves a television show it usually makes the…
  • May 19

    Pets are People Too, Right?

    Pets are People Too, Right?
    Pets are members of our families, and we would be horrified if something happened to them. For example Johnny Depp's dogs face being euthanized when he flew them to Australia without permission. Most of us will not face this type of situation…
Rank this Week: 3283

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • May 28

    Summer Safety and Drowning Accident

    Summer Safety and Drowning Accident
    According to a recent article in the OC Register, “as summer, and summery weather, loom, so do deaths in Orange County.” Drowning becomes the cause of many preventable deaths when the weather grows warmer and summer vacations take…
  • May 21

    High School Concussions Happen During Practice

    High School Concussions Happen During Practice
    While the NFL concussion lawsuits have made many Californians aware of the risks of sports-related head trauma, it’s important to remember that these injuries aren’t limited to professional sports. Indeed, a recent article in…
  • May 14

    Dog Bites and Blacklisted Pet

    Dog Bites and Blacklisted Pet
    Insurance companies often make assumptions about certain dog breeds and dog bites when it comes to policies for homeowners’ insurance. Should everyone—from homeowners to pedestrians to outdoor employees—have the same…
Rank this Week: 1665

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Information on tort law in California. By Glotzer & Sweat LLP.

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • May 28

    Nanny Referral Services Liability in California

    Nanny Referral Services Liability in California
    Nanny referral services liability in California is something parents should think about.  Few parents would bring a stranger into a home to care for their children without knowing more about the person than simply a name, address and…
  • May 21

    Scooter Accident Attorney Los Angele

    Scooter Accident Attorney Los Angele
    As a scooter accident attorney in Los Angeles , I know that scooters, mopeds, and other types of motor-driven cycles can be both fun to ride and an economical form of transportation but, can also be involved in crashes causing serious injury…
  • May 11

    Top Causes of Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Top Causes of Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    The top causes of Los Angeles pedestrian accidents is an issue which I think about a lot as an attorney and advocate for pedestrians in the City of L.A.  Walking is healthy, a green activity that reduces your carbon footprint and…
Rank this Week: 1791

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • May 28

    Major California Employer Lays Off 2,000 and Offers Contract Position

    Major California Employer Lays Off 2,000 and Offers Contract Position
    According to a recent news article in the Los Angeles Business Journal, Health Net, Inc. has announced it will by laying off more than 2000 of its employees and offering them jobs as contractors to the company. In total, around 1200 employees…
  • May 26

    Term “Alien” to be removed from California Labor Code

    Term “Alien” to be removed from California Labor Code
    According to a recent news article from the USC Guardian, State Senator Tony Mendoza introduced Senate Bill SB 432 earlier this year and the senate has just approved his bill. SB 432 was drafted to the remove the term “alien” from…
  • May 26

    California Unemployment Rate Down

    California Unemployment Rate Down
    Despite the growing problems in low wage jobs across the state of California including wage theft, and employee misclassification, there has been an overall decrease in the unemployment rate throughout the state. According to a recent article…
Rank this Week: 2245

California Consumer Finance…

California Consumer Finance Litigation

Covers consumer finance developments, trends and analysis. By O'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.consumerfinancelitigation.com/
  • May 28

    Song-Beverly Does Not Prohibit Collection of Personal Information for Online Alcohol Purchase

    Song-Beverly Does Not Prohibit Collection of Personal Information for Online Alcohol Purchase
    In Ambers v. Beverages & More, Inc., the Second District California Court of Appeal held that the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act’s prohibition on collecting personal identifying information (PII) during credit card transactions does…
  • May 18

    9th Circuit Analyzes Securities Exception to CAFA Removal

    9th Circuit Analyzes Securities Exception to CAFA Removal
    In Eminence Investors, LLLP v. Bank of New York Mellon, the 9th Circuit applied the securities exception to defendant's removal under the Class Action Fairness Act ("CAFA") and dismissed plaintiff's appeal of the remand order. In Eminence,…
  • May 8

    9th Circuit Holds CAFA Can Provide a Second Removal Period

    9th Circuit Holds CAFA Can Provide a Second Removal Period
    In Jordan v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC, the 9th Circuit held that the Class Action Fairness Act ("CAFA") provides a 30-day removal period from the date the grounds for removal under CAFA are ascertainable, even if an earlier pleading…
Rank this Week: 1224

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • May 28

    Is it Already time to Start Preparing For Cost Sharing Changes in 2018?

    Is it Already time to Start Preparing For Cost Sharing Changes in 2018?
    This blog post was authored by Steven Berliner. Cost sharing has become a very valuable tool for employers seeking to cut the cost of retirement benefits.  It is where the employee pays part of the employer’s required contribution…
  • May 26

    Timekeeping for Telecommuters Under the FLSA

    Timekeeping for Telecommuters Under the FLSA
     This blog post was authored by Alex Polishuk. In today’s technological world, a rising number of employees telecommute, e.g. work from home.  Employers who allow non-exempt employees to telecommute must remain mindful of…
  • May 6

    Tips from the Table: Drafting MOU Language Following a Tentative Agreement

    Tips from the Table: Drafting MOU Language Following a Tentative Agreement
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Negotiations Services practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
Rank this Week: 3438

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer…

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury news and updates in California. Published by Moseley Collins.

http://blog.moseleycollins.com/
  • May 28

    Auto Accidents With Pedestrians Involved

    Auto Accidents With Pedestrians Involved
    Picture this: you are driving through your town late on a Saturday night. Suddenly, something comes out into the road. It’s a person. You try to swerve, but it’s too late. You know you have made contact. That is almost exactly…
  • May 24

    Auto Accidents Are Top Cause of Teen Deaths in US

    Auto Accidents Are Top Cause of Teen Deaths in US
    To most parents, there is nothing more terrifying than letting a teenager get his or her license and start driving. Parents tend to imagine every possible worst-case scenario – the car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, a drunk…
  • May 20

    Are Sacramento School Zones Safe?

    Are Sacramento School Zones Safe?
    Whenever you see the yellow diamond-shaped sign with two black figures crossing a road, you know you’ve entered a school zone. Typically the speed limit drops, and drivers need to be extra cautious to avoid hitting any parents and…
Rank this Week: 4054

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • May 28

    Not Wanting to Work for “Mean” Supervisor Is Not a Disability

    Not Wanting to Work for “Mean” Supervisor Is Not a Disability
    Michaelin Higgins-Williams worked for Sutter Medical Foundation as a clinical assistant. But she found her interactions with her boss and human resources stressful. And this is California, where no one should have to work with stress.…
  • May 27

    Los Angeles Set To Raise Minimum Wage by July 2016

    Los Angeles Set To Raise Minimum Wage by July 2016
    For those of you who don’t receive our Alerts or follow @WorkplaceWatch on Twitter, here’s a piece written by Carlos Becerra on LA’s new minimum wage ordinance.…
  • May 26

    CA Bill Would Tell Companies How to Schedule Worker

    CA Bill Would Tell Companies How to Schedule Worker
    According to a bill pending before the California Legislature (AB 357): Unpredictable scheduling practices and last-minute work schedule changes cause workers who are already struggling with low wages to live in a constant state of…
Rank this Week: 1001

ihwlaw blog

ihwlaw blog

Addressing common and not-so-common issues in business law and litigation. By Isaac H Winer.

http://ihwlaw.me/
  • May 28

    Which gTLD .sucks — protecting your business brand

    Which gTLD .sucks — protecting your business brand
    Since ICANN – the organization that allocates domain names — approved an initiative in 2011 to add thousands of new “generic” Top-Level Domains (gTLD), over 635 new gTLDs have been registered.  Many of…
  • May 27

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful
    Did you know that selling stock in exchange for an unsecured promissory note may be unlawful, void or voidable?  In an area like Silicon Valley where stock may be worth a fortune from the second a company is born,…
  • May 22

    Are You Protecting Your Trade Secrets?

    Are You Protecting Your Trade Secrets?
    When patent, copyright and trademark law is not available or not desired to protect your intellectual property and other business information, trade secret law may be all that remains between your valuable intangibles and those would use…
Rank this Week: 2917

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    DJ profiles Judge Owen

    DJ profiles Judge Owen
    Today's DJ profiles John Owens "a longtime prosecutor" "known for his politeness and intelligence." The article begins with a story of girl scout cookies involving his former boss Justice Ginsburg and Judge McKeown. Also find out why he's…
  • May 27

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?
    Legal Times has this article on a move to have future nominees pledge to limit their tenure to 18 years: Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices.“We can and must expect better from the Supreme Court,” said…
  • May 26

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA
    Today's DJ has a number of appellate-related articles.Governor Chooses Diverse Trio to 2nd District Court of Appeal: Governor Brown's appellate selections would come to bench from diverse political stripes. The article calls Elwood Lui,…
Rank this Week: 4777

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

Covers business bankruptcy issues and developments. From Cooley Godward Kronish LLP's Bob Eisenbach.

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 2410

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • May 28

    The Awesome Balancing Act That Family Law Judges Must Perform

    The Awesome Balancing Act That Family Law Judges Must Perform
    Here is an interesting California child custody case brought to us courtesy of Bakersfield Now. It is complex on many layers: We see the monumental tasks charged to family law judges making life altering decisions We see how the media pick…
  • May 21

    How About Fighting For The Kids Rather Than Fighting About The Kid

    How About Fighting For The Kids Rather Than Fighting About The Kid
    Any time you have a divorce with kids, you have the parents competing over the kids. The parents may not appreciate it, but that is what they do. Rational thought does not always prevail in divorce, and kid issues are a prime example.…
  • May 14

    Do Cultural Differences Affect Divorce?

    Do Cultural Differences Affect Divorce?
    I practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the most diverse regions in the world. If someone can come from somewhere on the planet, that person has made the trip and is living in the Bay Area. I have long held the impression that…
Rank this Week: 2353

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Dealing with a Business in Divorce Mediation

    Dealing with a Business in Divorce Mediation
    The process of divorce is not only the separation of two individuals but it also contains the separation of a whole host of other things such as children, assets, properties, and also businesses. What if you have a business that belongs to…
  • May 26

    A Team-Effort Divorce Mediation

    A Team-Effort Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation is becoming one of the leading sources for spouses to turn to and look for an alternative solution when they are going for a divorce in Orange County and elsewhere. The reasons for such a thing happening can be many, one of…
  • May 22

    The Impact of Infidelity in Divorce Mediation

    The Impact of Infidelity in Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation in Orange County is not usually about the mediator asking the parties the reason for divorce. This is primarily because California is a no-fault divorce state, which makes the parties’ past almost irrelevant as far as…
Rank this Week: 2434

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2879

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1488

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 3042

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • May 27

    Lawsuit on Delay of EAD – work permit authorization.

    Lawsuit on Delay of EAD – work permit authorization.
    The work permit or work authorization is offered to many categories such as L2 visa holders, pending adjustment of status, Asylees, and lately the H4 visa holders. However recently USCIS has actually delayed the issuance of the work…
  • May 25

    Breaking Good News: H4 work authorization opening tomorrow May 26, 2015 – Save Jobs USA lawsuit lost!

    Breaking Good News: H4 work authorization opening tomorrow May 26, 2015 – Save Jobs USA lawsuit lost!
    For all those who were waiting to hear from the outcome on the H4 EAD lawsuit from Save Jobs USA, the Judge has made a decision.  The decision was that there will be no injunction against the H4 EAD regulatory rules and people on H4 who…
  • May 22

    New H1B Amendment Requirement Rule

    New H1B Amendment Requirement Rule
    H1b Amendment under the new rule of Simeio Solutions Decision from Shah Peerally, Attorney at Law Information provided above is for educational purposes only.  One should not act or refrain to act solely based on the information…
Rank this Week: 3605

California Injury Lawyers Blog

California Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California injury law. By Blady Weinreb Law Group LLP.

http://www.californiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • May 27

    SXSW Sued for Pedestrian Death

    SXSW Sued for Pedestrian Death
    A man whose daughter was injured at the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival when a man fleeing police drove his car into a crowd claims the incident was preventable. As reported in Courthouse News Service, the lawsuit filed in…
  • May 2

    Man sues foreclosure company for leaving ammo at curb

    Man sues foreclosure company for leaving ammo at curb
    An Allentown, PA man recently sued a Michigan foreclosure firm alleging negligence in 2014, according to The Pennsylvania Record. Rene Rodriguez filed a lawsuit on April 24, 2015 against Five Brothers Inc. of Warren, Mich., in U.S. District…
  • Apr 22

    Pilots Ignored Safety Checks in Billionaire's Plane Crash

    Pilots Ignored Safety Checks in Billionaire's Plane Crash
    Investigators of the private-jet crash that killed Lewis Katz discovered that the billionaire's personal pilots rarely performed the required pre-flight safety checks when flying their boss around the country. As reported in the Insurance…
Rank this Week: 1955

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 27

    Woman Thanks Cop for DUI Arrest

    Woman Thanks Cop for DUI Arrest
    There are many things that people picked up for a DUI in Los Angeles would probably like to say to the officers who arrested them. “Thank you” is usually not one of them. But one California woman had a different reaction. Six…
  • May 25

    Cop Faces Higher Penalties under Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law

    Cop Faces Higher Penalties under Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law
    A blood alcohol content reading of .08 or higher is enough to get you charged with a DUI in Los Angeles. You face the same penalties whether or not your BAC is .09 or .16. But that’s not the case in Michigan. The Great Lake State has…
  • May 18

    DUI Defendant Drives to Liquor Store during Court Rece

    DUI Defendant Drives to Liquor Store during Court Rece
    Most people accused of a DUI in Los Angeles would make a point of making a good impression when their cases comes up for trial. That would include, of course, coming to court sober. Ignore that basic rule, and you could find yourself in even…
Rank this Week: 1435

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • May 27

    IRS Downplays Latest Data Breach

    IRS Downplays Latest Data Breach
    The IRS recently announced the unauthorized access into 100,000 tax accounts by cyber-criminals through the “Get Transcript” application on the IRS website.  Virtually every word in Commissioner Koskinen’s statement is…
  • May 20

    Clinton Foundation Under Fire for Tax Error

    Clinton Foundation Under Fire for Tax Error
    Filing an amended tax return is normally not that big of a deal.  It is not uncommon for folks to make mistakes or leave out information on their Form 1040 personal income tax filing.  To amend a previously filed Form ……
  • May 18

    Board of Equalization is not of fan of Denny’s in California’s central valley

    Board of Equalization is not of fan of Denny’s in California’s central valley
    Have you been to one of the Denny’s operated by Abdul Halim? He operates three Denny’s restaurants located in Lathrop, Manteca, and Stockton. If you have a craving for a Moons Over My Hammy and live in the California’s…
Rank this Week: 2973

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Covers California real estate law.

http://www.hkclaw.com/topic/blog/
  • May 27

    9th Circuit Limits Protection for Starving Artists to California’s Starving Artist

    9th Circuit Limits Protection for Starving Artists to California’s Starving Artist
    It is a well-known axiom of the art world that an artist must suffer for his (or her) art.  Unfortunately for many artists, particularly those who draw or paint or photograph, it has also been axiomatic that those artists must sell their…
  • May 27

    Remember the Alamo…..Beer?

    Remember the Alamo…..Beer?
    With the popularity of craft brews, we all know there are a lot more beers out there than ever before and they’re all competing for consumer attention.  So, what better way to popularize your new beer and to garner hometown support…
  • May 27

    Where Does the First Amendment End and the Lanham Act Begin?

    Where Does the First Amendment End and the Lanham Act Begin?
    When the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled against the Washington Redskins over the NFL team’s registration of marks using the term “REDSKINS,” many of us learned that the First Amendment does not provide an absolute…
Rank this Week: 2044

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    “Wellness” Has Made Us Better

    “Wellness” Has Made Us Better
    On Thursday I published a blog article entitled Will “Wellness Make Us Better?, in which I posed the question of whether or not the U.S. Supreme Court would finally rule on whether or not bankruptcy courts can, in Stern type cases,…
  • May 21

    Will “Wellness” Make Us Better?

    Will “Wellness” Make Us Better?
    The United States Supreme Court will hand down its decision in the next few weeks in the case of Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif (“Wellness”), 727 F.3d 751 (7th Cir. 2013) regarding bankruptcy courts’…
  • Apr 27

    As Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Landlords Must Prepare

    As Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Landlords Must Prepare
    Commercial landlords should take notice. Within the last several months, one women’s clothing retailer after another has gone out of business. On Dec. 4, 2014, Philadelphia-based Deb Shops filed Chapter 11. Next came Delia’s,…
Rank this Week: 2176

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers commercial leasing and creditor's rights. By the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed.

http://www.sacramentorealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    What You Need to Know About Implied Easements in California

    What You Need to Know About Implied Easements in California
    Commercial real estate transactions include negotiations based on various information about the land in question. One issue that may come up when you are buying or selling commercial real estate is whether there are any easements on the land,…
  • May 11

    Legislature Considering Law that Would Clarify When a Limited Partnership's Life Begin

    Legislature Considering Law that Would Clarify When a Limited Partnership's Life Begin
    When you are forming a business, you have many entities to choose from. One option is a limited partnership. These entities are governed in California by the California Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2008 (CULPA). However, the law…
  • May 5

    The Operative Date of California's Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

    The Operative Date of California's Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
    When you decide to form a business, there are many decisions you have to make which require business counseling and advice. One of those decisions is the decision regarding what sort of business entity you will form. Different laws,…
Rank this Week: 3023

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 27

    California Leads in Dog Bite Claim

    California Leads in Dog Bite Claim
                A recent study revealed California has largest number of dog bite claims in the U.S. according to the Insurance Information Institute. The number of dog-bite claims nationwide decreased by 4.7 in…
  • May 27

    Low Amniotic Fluid after a Car Accident

    Low Amniotic Fluid after a Car Accident
    In my practice, I have seen on more than one occasion, pregnant women diagnosed with low amniotic fluid after a car accident.  In some cases, it was not at all shocking to the expecting mother.  Especially is this so if she had…
  • May 27

    I’m Pregnant and Just Got in a Car Accident

    I’m Pregnant and Just Got in a Car Accident
    Without a doubt, most expectant mother’s will go to their OBGYN, an emergency room or an urgent care center after a car accident.  The overall health of both the mother and her child as well as the outcome of the pregnancy may…
Rank this Week: 3397

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Driving Under The Influence of Drugs In Orange County

    Driving Under The Influence of Drugs In Orange County
    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs California has strict laws when it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Drugs, as defined by California law, include anything other than alcohol that may affect a person’s…
  • May 7

    Finding A Good DUI Defense Attorney In Orange County, California

    Finding A Good DUI Defense Attorney In Orange County, California
    Defending a DUI in Orange County is a specialized field of law, which requires an experienced defense lawyer. Understanding the science associated with blood alcohol testing, as well as understanding evidentiary law, combined with criminal…
  • Apr 9

    What are Driving Under the Influence Enhancements?

    What are Driving Under the Influence Enhancements?
    When you hear the word “enhancement”, it sound like a good thing. But when you are talking about enhancement as it relates to a DUI sentence, it means that the potential sentence may be enhanced, meaning additional penalties. An…
Rank this Week: 4282

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • May 27

    How Transparent is Your Supply Chain? California AG Issues Guidance

    How Transparent is Your Supply Chain? California AG Issues Guidance
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Dana Howells After almost five years since passage, California’s Attorney General has finally produced guidance on The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010. With the Attorney General at…
  • May 22

    Thanks to you, we’re Chambers USA’s Labor & Employment Team of the Year!

    Thanks to you, we’re Chambers USA’s Labor & Employment Team of the Year!
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPWe are thrilled to announce that thanks to the feedback of clients and friends like our loyal blog readers, Seyfarth’s Labor & Employment group has just been recognized for excellence with one of the…
  • May 18

    Sticking up for Their Rights: Employers Taking the Offensive

    Sticking up for Their Rights: Employers Taking the Offensive
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy David Kadue The traditional posture of California employers apprehensive about “gotcha” wage and hour claims is to hunker down and wait for the next lawsuit. But a few brave souls have taken the…
Rank this Week: 2775