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California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Apr 10

    Don’t Assume That the Assets of the Receivership Estate Will Be Used to Pay for the Receivership

    Don’t Assume That the Assets of the Receivership Estate Will Be Used to Pay for the Receivership
    Parties (typically plaintiffs) may request the appointment of a receiver in cases involving disputes over corporate assets or interests in real estate.  But the appointment of a receiver may have unexpected consequences for the party…
  • Jan 10

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?
    Are the commonly accepted features of arbitration—speed and finality—being watered down by rules permitting a second arbitration that expose parties to delays and significantly increased expenses? In a recently published decision,…
  • Aug 2

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled
    On August 1 the California Supreme Court finally resolved a split of authority among California’s appellate courts over operation of the anti-SLAPP statute, Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, in the mixed cause of action…
Rank this Week: 4458

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law news. By Takakjian & Sitkoff.

http://www.california-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California
    For most of our clients arrested for DUI in California, their arrests represent their first ever contact with the criminal justice system. Given the involvement of both the criminal courts and California DMV in the DUI process, it is no…
  • Mar 1

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California
    Although all criminal arrests in California procedurally involve the same process from the moment you’re taken into police custody through your first court appearance or arraignment hearing, investigations and arrests for domestic…
  • Feb 6

    Miranda Violations And Criminal Charges in Southern California

    Miranda Violations And Criminal Charges in Southern California
    Criminal defense in California is a complex area of legal practice with numerous misconceptions that are often held as popular belief. The majority of people arrested for their first criminal charge have no experience with the criminal…
Rank this Week: 893

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Apr 9

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?
    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) are two main administrative agencies charged with address workplace discrimination. EEOC is federal agency, while DFEH is its California…
  • Apr 9

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?
    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) are two main administrative agencies charged with address workplace discrimination. EEOC is federal agency, while DFEH is its California…
  • Apr 1

    A Mistake To Avoid In Employee Compensation At Sart-Up

    A Mistake To Avoid In Employee Compensation At Sart-Up
    It’s common for start-ups in the Bay Area that are low on funding to compensate their employees by granting equity only and without providing any actual salary or hourly pay. This is a mistake that entitles any such employee in…
Rank this Week: 4442

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Apr 8

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order
    Penalties for instances of domestic violence have become much more severe over the past few years, not only in California, but across the nation. Governments and politicians seek to prove they are tough on crime, yet the crime of domestic…
  • Mar 20

    Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants in California

    Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants in California
    There are several different types of warrants that a law enforcement officer in California may obtain during the course of a criminal investigation. Understanding the differences between an arrest warrant and a search warrant can allow you to…
  • Mar 16

    Los Angeles Fake IDs Attorney

    Los Angeles Fake IDs Attorney
    If you are caught with a fake ID in California you could face steep penalties – especially if you are under the legal drinking age. California has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to kids and alcohol, and has implemented a number…
Rank this Week: 1718

Jacobs & Dodds

Jacobs & Dodds

Covers California business law.

http://irvinebusinesslawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 8

    City of Los Angeles - Mandatory Paid Sick Leave (Potholes and Pitfalls)

    City of Los Angeles - Mandatory Paid Sick Leave (Potholes and Pitfalls)
    The City of Los Angeles has a mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) law which is part of its minimum wage ordinance and which has been in effect since July 1, 2016 for employers with 26 or more employees.  The Los Angeles PSL…
  • Apr 1

    New California Laws Effecting California Businesses in 2017

    New California Laws Effecting California Businesses in 2017
    LAW AND FORUM CHOICE IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTSLaw: SB1241Employees who primarily work and reside in California cannot be required by employers to enter agreements that would put their claims in a non-California forum or generally litigate…
  • Jun 22

    California Employers and How to Defend Wage and Hour Claims before the Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement

    California Employers and How to Defend Wage and Hour Claims before the Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement
    In California the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) adjudicates wage claims on behalf of workers who file claims for nonpayment of wages, overtime, or vacation pay, pursuant to California Labor Code sections 96 and 98. DLSE…
Rank this Week: 2821

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Covers consumer law. By Hotel Lawyer Jim Butler & the Hotel Law Attorneys of the Global Hospitality Group.

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2404

Jerry Burleson

Jerry Burleson

Covers the legal rights of minority shareholders of privately held corporations.

http://www.jerryburleson.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3587

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/
  • Apr 6

    Is a Comma Really Worth $10 Million?

    Is a Comma Really Worth $10 Million?
    Today I would like to speak to you about how details are important when it comes to the practice of law. Sometimes, all it takes it one tiny little thing that can change the outcome of an entire claim. For those who don’t know, an…
  • Apr 4

    Self-Driving Cars Suspended After Uber Accident

    Self-Driving Cars Suspended After Uber Accident
    California is in the forefront of the self-driving car movement. Only a few U.S. cities have these little modern wonders tooling around their streets and it will take more than the recent accident to keep them off the roads despite being…
  • Mar 28

    Simi Valley Sued Over Car Crash

    Simi Valley Sued Over Car Crash
    I read an article in the news today in which the family of a girl killed in a car accident south of Sacramento is suing the city of Simi Valley, CA. The victim of the crash, Cynthia Scott, was traveling in the passenger seat with her…
Rank this Week: 4336

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 903

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Apr 6

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver
    The key excerpt from this latest ruling from the California Supreme Court, McGill v Citybank, says it all: In previous decisions, this court has said that the statutory remedies available for a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 1690

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    2017 CEQA 1st QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 1st QUARTER REVIEW
    By William W. Abbott, Diane Kindermann, Glen Hansen, Brian Russell and Dan Cucchi Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 1st Quarter CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog.…
  • Apr 1

    POTUS Doubles Down On Local Government – Cuts In Federal Funding To Local Governments Looming

    POTUS Doubles Down On Local Government – Cuts In Federal Funding To Local Governments Looming
    By William W. Abbott The White House puts punitive zoning regulations under the magnifying glass. In his latest Saturday morning tweet, POTUS signaled that his love affair with local government was over. “Local government is worst enemy…
  • Apr 1

    Not Every Mitigation Measure Is A Good Idea: How To Say “No” And Successfully Defend The Result

    Not Every Mitigation Measure Is A Good Idea: How To Say “No” And Successfully Defend The Result
    Appellate court rejects arguments of multiple CEQA claims of procedural error concerning EIR recirculation, error in the notice of determination, insufficient rejection of suggested mitigation measures, and failure to consider late comments.…
Rank this Week: 1494

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 3

    New Zealand Asks Whether Robinson Helicopters Are Simply Too Dangerou

    New Zealand Asks Whether Robinson Helicopters Are Simply Too Dangerou
    Robinson helicopters are popular in New Zealand.  But while they make up only 35% of New Zealand's helicopter fleet, they account for 64% of all of New Zealand's fatal accidents.   Why? Some say the helicopter is especially prone to…
  • Mar 1

    Weight and Balance Issues in Riverside Cessna Crash?

    Weight and Balance Issues in Riverside Cessna Crash?
    The Cessna T310Q crashed shortly after takeoff.  For clues into the cause of the crash, the press has focused on the fact that the pilot, Nouri Hijazi, had difficulty getting the engines started.  But what one witness had to say…
  • Feb 17

    FAA Turns Over Increasing Inspection Authority to Manufacturer

    FAA Turns Over Increasing Inspection Authority to Manufacturer
    Four years ago, the NTSB questioned whether manufactures like Boeing should be allowed to self-certify that their aircraft designs meet FAA requirements.  The NTSB suggested that “self-certification” may have contributed to…
Rank this Week: 4107

Pasha's San Diego Business…

Pasha's San Diego Business Attorney Blog

Features business updates with a focus on California law. By Top Floor Legal, PC.

http://www.pashalaw.com/
  • Apr 3

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Subscription Box Businesses [e286]

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Subscription Box Businesses [e286]
    On this episode of the Ultimate Legal Breakdown, Nasir and Matt go in depth with the subscription box business. They discuss where subscription box companies have gone wrong, the importance of a specifically tailored terms and…
  • Feb 1

    Can Companies Protect Against Foreseeable Misuse of Apps [e285]

    Can Companies Protect Against Foreseeable Misuse of Apps [e285]
    Nasir and Matt discuss the suit against Apple that resulted from a car crashed caused by the use of FaceTime while driving. They also discuss how foreseeable use of apps can increase liability for companies.
  • Jan 5

    When Using Celebrity Deaths for Brand Promotion Crosses the Line [e284]

    When Using Celebrity Deaths for Brand Promotion Crosses the Line [e284]
    The guys kick in the new year by first discussing Cinnabon’s portrayal of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia soon after her death, as well as other gaffes involving Prince and David Bowie. They also talk about right of publicity claims…
Rank this Week: 1960

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

https://www.justice-firm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1983

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
  • Jan 23

    Alternative Fact

    Alternative Fact
    When Kellyanne Conway used the phrase “alternative facts” on Sunday to describe Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s counter-portrayal of the size of President Trump’s inauguration crowds, her comments were greeted derisively…
Rank this Week: 1436

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4661

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2943

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case
    What began as a seemingly routine surrogacy situation evolved into an international news story and a protracted court case, due to the emergence of some unique twists and turns in the case. Ultimately, the California courts rejected a…
  • Mar 21

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California
    A recent case before the Second Appellate District tasked that court with addressing an unusual case of reimbursement following the post-divorce sale of a couple’s marital home. The appeals court reversed a trial court’s order of…
  • Mar 14

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case
    In 2015, the New York Times reported that, while divorce rates were falling in many groups, they were rising among seniors. According to a Bowling Green State University study reported by usnews.com, the divorce rate among seniors doubled…
Rank this Week: 3648

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Slatter Law Firm, APC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
  • Mar 28

    What Should I Do If My Child Is Injured At Daycare Or Nursery School?

    What Should I Do If My Child Is Injured At Daycare Or Nursery School?
    Every parent knows the feeling of dropping their child off for their first day of preschool, nursery school, or daycare. Overcome with worry, we entrust the well-being of our children to childcare facilities and their staff. Most of the time,…
  • Jan 10

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?
    If you are injured by an actor that is owned by a city, county, state, or even federal government, it is VERY important to know that there are special rules that you must follow in order to properly pursue your claim against a government…
  • Jan 10

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?
    If you are injured by an actor that is owned by a city, county, state, or even federal government, it is VERY important to know that there are special rules that you must follow in order to properly pursue your claim against a government…
Rank this Week: 1788

Wade Law Offices Blog

Wade Law Offices Blog

Coves estate planning.

http://wadelawcorp.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Estate planning to prepare for the death of a spouse

    Estate planning to prepare for the death of a spouse
    Whether couples are newly married or advanced in age, it is important that they try to engage in end-of-life planning, including keeping their wills current, creating powers of attorney and establishing advance directives for health care.…
  • Mar 24

    Picking the Right Successor Trustee

    Picking the Right Successor Trustee
    Few people take the time to arrange in advance for someone else to handle their financial issues when they can no longer fully care for themselves. It’s an easy decision to put off, partly because it’s emotionally stressful to…
  • Mar 23

    The advantages of establishing a quiet trust

    The advantages of establishing a quiet trust
    Many families are concerned about transferring wealth to their children because they feel the children are unprepared to manage their inheritance. In fact, just one-third of affluent parents have revealed their wealth to their heirs.…
Rank this Week: 1845

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
  • Jan 31

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?
    Recently I saw the following document response and without even looking at the document request I knew that the response was bad and a motion to compel further responses was going to need to be filed: Objection, as some or all of these…
  • Jan 4

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…
    What discovery methods do you consider when you are strategizing about the most effective method to obtain the information you need and pin down your opponent?  If you have a contract case, think about serving a Demand for Bill of…
Rank this Week: 3615

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Covers personal injury law in California.

http://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?
    Herbicide Roundup “the famous weed killer” is it safe? When chemical giant Monsanto first introduced the herbicide Roundup in 1974, it was marketed as being the “safe” alternative to the by now banned DDT. It…
  • Mar 22

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant
    The Breast Implant Lawsuit Attorneys of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP respond to the recent 2017 FDA Alert regarding the lymphoma risk associated with certain types of breast implants. This is not the first FDA warning regarding this risk. The…
  • Mar 13

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact
    March is the season of green beer, corn beef, and cabbage, as today St. Patrick’s Day is observed around the globe as a celebration of everything Irish. The real St. Patrick however, was far more interesting than even the legends of his…
Rank this Week: 1695

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
  • Mar 16

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)
    The post How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork) appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
  • Jan 3

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law
    The post Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
Rank this Week: 1707

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Mar 23

    Don't Plead Guilty at Arrignment

    Don't Plead Guilty at Arrignment
    Don’t Plead Guilty at Arraignment I recently wrote a blog entitled: “Don’t Take Deferred Entry of Judgment at Arraignment”. It has received more views in the last year than any other article I wrote. The point of…
  • Mar 19

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case
    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Cases Winning in criminal defense takes a variety of different forms. First, a dismissal of all of the charges is the best example of a “win”. I have had a great deal of success in getting…
  • Jan 30

    Once Reduced, A Felony is a Misdemeanor for All Purpose

    Once Reduced, A Felony is a Misdemeanor for All Purpose
    Once a Felony is Reduced to a Misdemeanor, it is a Misdemeanor for “All Purposes” If you have been convicted of a felony in California, there is a good chance that the felony conviction can be reduced to a misdemeanor under…
Rank this Week: 3382

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    Twits & Stone

    Twits & Stone
    Well, so I’m a few minutes late getting to the party on this one. Okay, maybe it’s a few days. On the other hand, I don’t see any of you paying me to write these blog articles (he says with a wink). And people have been…
  • Mar 19

    “Fulfilling” the Warrant Clause

    “Fulfilling” the Warrant Clause
    Earlier today, Scott Greenfield1 wrote in “Fungible Judge and The General Warrant,” about what amounts to a general warrant. The warrant in question was requested by David Lindman, of the Edina Police Department, in Edina,…
  • Feb 13

    Meet the New Bo

    Meet the New Bo
    This morning, I find myself pondering words of woeful wisdom from the writer of Ecclesiastes. A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it…
Rank this Week: 1135

California Business Law Blog

California Business Law Blog

By the Law Office of Jonas M. Grant PC.

http://californiabusinesslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?
    Why Do TV Networks Have 'No Unsoliciated Materials' Policies? One reason:LAWSUITS. Networks do not want to get sued because you thought they stole your idea. When creators pitch an undeveloped idea anybody could have come up with ... they…
  • Oct 7

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent
    ScreenwritingU is offering a free teleconference on a topic many new screenwriters have lots of questions about - how to land an agent. Sign up here.
  • Sep 19

    Tips for Starting a Part-Time Side Business While Still Employed

    Tips for Starting a Part-Time Side Business While Still Employed
    Tips for Starting a Side Business from balance.com include:[C]onsider running your business as a part-time operation alongside your current job... understand and follow your employment contract to the letter, especially if it makes reference…
Rank this Week: 1618

Autolaw

Autolaw

Covers issues and legal challenges facing California auto dealers. By Chris Bruni.

http://autolaw.typepad.com/autolaw/
  • Mar 20

    Roll It Out

    Roll It Out
    I was busy last month trying a case in Long Beach when the first case post-Kesner decision came down from the Court of Appeal. Kesner, as you recall, was a California Supreme Court case which held that in certain instances...
  • Dec 29

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?
    Earlier this month the California Supreme Court finally ruled on the status of "Take Home" exposure cases. The Court consolidated two conflicting appellate court decisions, Haver v BNSF Railways, and Kesner v Pneumo Abex for oral argument and…
  • Oct 31

    Make Me an Offer

    Make Me an Offer
    Last week an interesting case was handed down by the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District in San Diego. The case involved a claim for attorney fees under the Song-Beverly Act (aka "The Lemon Law"). See, Nancy Goglin v BMW...
Rank this Week: 1820

Environmental Legal Blogs

Environmental Legal Blogs

Covers asbestos, biomonitoring, CERCLA, endangered species, EPA, ethanol, global warming, and toxic torts. By Stephen Holzer.

http://environmentallegal.blogs.com/sholzer/
  • Mar 17

    COURT UPHOLDS OEHHA DEFERENCE TO IARC

    COURT UPHOLDS OEHHA DEFERENCE TO IARC
    In 1986, California voters passed Proposition 65, generally requiring warnings when a business of 10 or more employees exposes someone (consumer, worker, neighbor) to a chemical which can cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. Since then the…
  • Feb 14

    Prop 65 Update: The Rules They Are a Changin’

    Prop 65 Update: The Rules They Are a Changin’
    Proposition 65, known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, among other things requires businesses employing ten or more people to warn consumers if the business’ products contain a chemical scientifically shown…
  • Feb 14

    Court rules bankruptcy settlement does not preclude further claim by bankrupt

    Court rules bankruptcy settlement does not preclude further claim by bankrupt
    In Asarco v. Noranda Mining Inc., (2017) No. 16-4045, the Tenth Circuit federal court of appeals has ruled that a bankruptcy court’s approval of an environmental settlement as “fair” does not preclude the bankrupt from…
Rank this Week: 776

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report
    Tax experts generally agree that the tax lien is one of the least useful of IRS collection tools for the amount ...
  • Feb 9

    Business Email Spoofing

    Business Email Spoofing
    Google defines “spoof” as a “humorous imitation of something,” or a “trick played on someone as a joke.” But there is ...
  • Dec 13

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning
    For years now, the IRS has taken an active role in warning taxpayers, and the tax industry in general, of tax-related ...
Rank this Week: 2961

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

By Robert Mansour.

http://www.valencialawyer.com/blog
  • Mar 15

    Psychological and emotional effects of car accident

    Psychological and emotional effects of car accident
    Sometimes, the most devastating effects of a car accident may have nothing to do with your physical injuries. Sure, you might have some cuts, bumps, bruises, or perhaps worse.  However, you may also have psychological effects from the…
  • Feb 14

    Your insurance rates may rise after a car accident

    Your insurance rates may rise after a car accident
    After an accident, many of my clients and prospective clients are worried about their insurance rates going up. That is a natural and common concern.  Here is the short answer: I don't know!  Insurance companies use all kinds of…
  • Jan 4

    The importance of detailed and complete medical record

    The importance of detailed and complete medical record
    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:​Hello, everyone. This is Robert Mansour, and I wanted to shoot a brief video today about the importance of making sure that your medical records accurately and fully reflect what you went through in your car accident,…
Rank this Week: 2403

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2009

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident
    A man suffered life-threatening injuries in an Anaheim motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 13, 2017 on Lincoln Avenue near Empire Street.…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident
    A man suffered life-threatening injuries in an Anaheim motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 13, 2017 on Lincoln Avenue near Empire Street.…
  • Mar 8

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana
    Three people were injured in a car accident in Tarzana, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the crash occurred the afternoon of March 5, 2017 near North Yolanda Avenue…
Rank this Week: 58

California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Covers California probate and estate planning including law changes, legal strategies, and detailed descriptions of the options available. By Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Mar 13

    Estate planning lessons from other’s mistake

    Estate planning lessons from other’s mistake
    On March 11, 2016 I got the call of a lifetime… and I do not mean that in a good way. I got the call from the police, in Logan, Utah, that my mother had been shot to death by her husband. This is not a post about domestic abuse, gun…
  • Mar 2

    Carne v. Worthington (2016) 246 Cal.App.4th 548 – Heggstad petitions with trust

    Carne v. Worthington (2016) 246 Cal.App.4th 548 – Heggstad petitions with trust
    You likely know that CaliforniaProbate.info tries to stay up on all “Heggstad” related news. As the owner of www.heggstadpetition.com it is imperative that I keep up-to-date on these cases. We advise clients, and potential…
  • Feb 16

    Calendar Notes in Probate Court

    Calendar Notes in Probate Court
    You get calendar notes in your probate court case. Now what do you? Every county is different. Some counties post calendar notes (or “tentative rulings”) a day before the court hearing and some do it a month before. Some do not…
Rank this Week: 393

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA
    So you find yourself on probation after working out a plea bargain with the District Attorney.  Your lawyer and you have entered into a deal where you will spend 3 years on formal supervised probation.  What does this really mean to…
  • Jan 25

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?
    We’ve all heard of it, but unless you need it you probably have no idea exactly how it works or how to get it. The idea behind bail is to prevent a defendant from running away after he or she has been arrested. The theory is that if…
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
Rank this Week: 3239

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers wills & trusts, probate and conservatorships. By Ginzburg & Bronshteyn LLP.

http://www.losangelesprobatelitigationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3578

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers California business law. By Richard G. Burt.

http://richardburtlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2145

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    When Does a Hug Become Sexual Harassment?

    When Does a Hug Become Sexual Harassment?
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently published a decision, providing guidance to courts on when hugs and other forms of unwanted touching cross the line and become sexual harassment. Victoria Zetwick began working for Yolo County as a…
  • Mar 3

    What Are Your Rights if Your Boss Says Female Employees Should “Dress Like Women”?

    What Are Your Rights if Your Boss Says Female Employees Should “Dress Like Women”?
    Recently, it has been reported that campaign staffers were encouraged to “dress like women” while on duty. So what can an employer require of an employee with respect to his or her appearance? Employers are permitted to set…
  • Feb 9

    Court Rules That Employers Cannot Require Their Employees to Remain On-Call During Rest Break

    Court Rules That Employers Cannot Require Their Employees to Remain On-Call During Rest Break
    In 2012, the Supreme Court gave employers and employees alike clear rules about meal and rest breaks in California. The Court held that employers were required to provide employees with a full, thirty minute, uninterrupted meal period if an…
Rank this Week: 3308

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

Covers construction, real estate, business and insurance law.

http://maulaw.wordpress.com
  • Mar 8

    Accessory Dwelling Units / In-Law Units Encouraged by New Law

    Accessory Dwelling Units / In-Law Units Encouraged by New Law
    An ADU, previously known as “in-law” units or “granny flats,” are additional living spaces on single-family lots that have a separate kitchen, bathroom, and exterior access independent of the primary residence. Two…
  • Feb 18

    Check your Lease before Listing a Short-term Rental

    Check your Lease before Listing a Short-term Rental
    A new law in effect for 2016, requires short-term vacation rental websites such as Airbnb to provide disclosures to tenants.  While subletting is often not allowed in rental agreements, and can even lead to eviction, many tenants…
  • Jul 2

    AB-349 Would Allow HOA Homeowners to Install Artificial Turf

    AB-349 Would Allow HOA Homeowners to Install Artificial Turf
    AB-349 which was approved by the Assembly but is still going thru the Senate committee review process, would amend Civil Code Section 4735 again.  The existing law in part prohibits a Homeowner’s Association (“HOA”),…
Rank this Week: 4753

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

    i 601a Waiver Approval
    Waiver Filed: July 27, 2016 Waiver Approved: December 23, 2016 The Facts about this i 601a waiver case Client is from Mexico Client entered the United States illegally in 2005 and has remained in the U.S. illegally Client is married to U.S.…
  • Mar 6

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform
    Article Published in The Sacramento Bee   My family immigrated to the United States from Cape Town, South Africa, when I was just a year old, so I understand on a very personal level why people are willing to leave their family, friends…
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 3481

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
Rank this Week: 3959

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce
    “Life or death experiences may cause people to re-evaluate what’s important in their lives.” A new study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior states that 6% of marriages end in divorce if the wife has been diagnosed…
  • Feb 21

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?
    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal? While serving divorce papers using Facebook may not sound legal, considering that they can be served using publication if the spouse can’t be located, it makes sense. Also, many spouses go…
  • Feb 14

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support
    Former NFL receiver Robert Meachem has been sent to jail for 30 days unless he is able to pay a portion of the child support he owes to his ex-wife. Meachem in Jail for Child Support Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem, 32, has…
Rank this Week: 1382

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce
    “Life or death experiences may cause people to re-evaluate what’s important in their lives.” A new study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior states that 6% of marriages end in divorce if the wife has been diagnosed…
  • Feb 21

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?
    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal? While serving divorce papers using Facebook may not sound legal, considering that they can be served using publication if the spouse can’t be located, it makes sense. Also, many spouses go…
  • Feb 14

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support
    Former NFL receiver Robert Meachem has been sent to jail for 30 days unless he is able to pay a portion of the child support he owes to his ex-wife. Meachem in Jail for Child Support Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem, 32, has…
Rank this Week: 1969

Investment Law Blog

Investment Law Blog

Covers business, real estate and property law. By Catherine DeBono Holmes of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://www.investmentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Standards and Guidelines for Redeployment of EB-5 Investment Funds – A White Paper

    Standards and Guidelines for Redeployment of EB-5 Investment Funds – A White Paper
    The EB-5 investment community is now facing a new challenge, as many of the more seasoned EB-5 investment projects begin to mature and the original investment capital is returned by the project owner to the new commercial enterprise. …
  • Feb 17

    What to do if you suspect your EB-5 project is in trouble

    What to do if you suspect your EB-5 project is in trouble
    WHAT TO DO IF YOU SUSPECT YOUR EB-5 PROJECT IS IN TROUBLE By: Catherine DeBono Holmes, Esq., Daniel B Lundy, Esq. and Jeffrey E. Brandlin, CPA, CIRA, CFF Managers and Investors in EB-5 Investment Funds should regularly monitor…
  • Sep 23

    Using the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for Minor Investors in EB-5 Investment Fund

    Using the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for Minor Investors in EB-5 Investment Fund
    This article is co-authored by Daniel B. Lundy, Esq., of Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP. His Firm’s blog is available here. The USCIS stated in a stakeholder call on July 28, 2016 that minors can be primary applicants on…
Rank this Week: 2215

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business formation and business litigation news and updates in California. Published By Donald Oder.

http://www.sandiegobusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    California Default Judgment

    California Default Judgment
    Simply put, a default judgment is a judgment against a defendant who fails to answer a lawsuit. If a person or entity is sued and ignores the lawsuit entirely, the person or entity suing has the ability to get a judgment upon meeting certain…
  • Feb 13

    Commercial Landlords’ Duty to Mitigate Damage

    Commercial Landlords’ Duty to Mitigate Damage
    There are numerous challenges facing San Diego business owners especially in today’s economic climate. Fighting for a share in an ever tightening market makes it difficult to keep up with monthly outlays not the least of which are lease…
  • Jan 22

    Consideration in Contract Law and Why It Matter

    Consideration in Contract Law and Why It Matter
    In the simplest terms, consideration is value. Under California contract law, mutual consideration (the exchange of value) is an essential element in the formation of a contract. Without it, a California court will (as will all courts across…
Rank this Week: 862

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

http://www.attorneyoffice.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Limits to Medi-Cal Recovery (An Elder Law Today Blog)

    Limits to Medi-Cal Recovery (An Elder Law Today Blog)
    By:  Matthew M. Shafae, Attorney Law Office of Roy W. Litherland The future of Medi-Cal eligibility has been the subject of speculation for a little over a decade now. Will the California implementation of the federal Medicaid system,…
  • Jan 26

    Special Needs Trusts: Two Words to Say Fairne

    Special Needs Trusts: Two Words to Say Fairne
    Special Needs Trusts (also called Supplemental Needs Trusts) are specific types of trusts that allow a disabled person to be the beneficiary of a trust while not interrupting his/her eligibility to receive government assistance. Without a…
  • Jan 26

    Special Needs Trusts: Two Words to Say Fairne

    Special Needs Trusts: Two Words to Say Fairne
    Special Needs Trusts (also called Supplemental Needs Trusts) are specific types of trusts that allow a disabled person to be the beneficiary of a trust while not interrupting his/her eligibility to receive government assistance. Without a…
Rank this Week: 2719