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Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
  • Jul 31

    The Trump Effect on California’s Wetland Regulation

    The Trump Effect on California’s Wetland Regulation
    One of Trump’s primary targets has been environmental regulations, and wetland regulations in particular have been in the crosshairs. Federal pullback from wetland regulations may have unintended consequences in California, which is on…
  • May 10

    CEQA Changes Proposed

    CEQA Changes Proposed
    Over the past four months, Sacramento lawmakers have introduced a number of bills to tinker with the state’s premier environmental statute, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). While it is too early to know whether any of…
  • May 10

    CEQA Changes Proposed

    CEQA Changes Proposed
    Over the past four months, Sacramento lawmakers have introduced a number of bills to tinker with the state’s premier environmental statute, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). While it is too early to know whether any of…
Rank this Week: 1849

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Michael McKneely.

https://www.fresnocriminalattorney.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 31

    DNA Evidence Can Be Wrong

    DNA Evidence Can Be Wrong
    The use of DNA testing has undoubtedly revolutionized how criminal cases are investigated and prosecuted. Widely regarded as irrefutable evidence, traces of your genetic information can connect you to a criminal investigation, and later…
  • Jul 28

    Sex Offenders May Be Offered Early Release Under Prop 57

    Sex Offenders May Be Offered Early Release Under Prop 57
    California is notorious for its overcrowded prisons and a powerful corrections and law enforcement lobby that seeks to keep them that way. The situation is so dire that in 2011, the United States Supreme Court ordered California to take…
  • Jul 26

    Defenses Against Conspiracy Charge

    Defenses Against Conspiracy Charge
    Conspiracy is one of the few offenses you can get charged with when, in a sense, you haven’t actually committed a crime. Even if no one gets hurt, no drugs get sold, or no property gets damaged, you can still face criminal penalties if…
Rank this Week: 2796

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE
    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE For years, members of the State Board of Parole Hearings could, and often would, deny prisoners early release based on their past, focusing solely on the criminal offense…
  • Jun 19

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO
      California’s bail system is currently based on ability to pay, rather than risk posed.  Currently, when a person is arrested, bail is set according to a county fee schedule and depends on the seriousness of the alleged…
  • Apr 24

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS
    PROPOSITION 57: THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REHABILITATION ACT INTRODUCTION Many people have called us about Proposition 57, how it works, and who qualifies. As a result, we have decided to cover this topic to hopefully enlighten and inform you…
Rank this Week: 1643

California Personal Injury Law…

California Personal Injury Law Case Notes

Provides information and insights into the law for California accident victims and their families. By the Danko Law Firm.

http://www.capersonalinjurycaselawnotes.com/
  • Jul 30

    Usually It's OK to Ride in the Crosswalk

    Usually It's OK to Ride in the Crosswalk
    Is it legal to ride your bike in a crosswalk? Most of the time, the answer is yes, it is. 
  • Jun 25

    Court Rules That PG&E is Liable for Butte Fire

    Court Rules That PG&E is Liable for Butte Fire
    This week the Sacramento County judge who is responsible for overseeing the thousands of cases arising from the Butte Fire ruled that PG&E must pay property owners for the damage the fire caused.   The first cases will be going to…
  • Aug 4

    Chandler Family Seeks to Make Crosswalks Safe

    Chandler Family Seeks to Make Crosswalks Safe
     After a  jury verdict in their favor, the Chandler family seeks to make El Camino crosswalks safe for others.  
Rank this Week: 3010

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Equal Pay And Equal Rights For All

    Equal Pay And Equal Rights For All
    An equal right for all is always a hot button topic and Rizo v. Yovino is a very hot button case. Many small and large businesses have paid particular attention to this case as it directly relates to how they … Continue reading…
  • Jul 23

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy
    College tuition is on the rise in almost every campus across the United States, which makes saving for college an essential part of rising kids today.  When exploring bankruptcy you may be wondering what will happen to your child’s…
  • Jun 17

    The Tipping Game in California

    The Tipping Game in California
    Minimum wage is fairly standard and the laws surrounding it are generally laid out and easy to follow.  It’s a whole new ballgame for employers when they have tipped workers to consider.  If you employ servers, bartenders,…
Rank this Week: 1662

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

By Robert Mansour.

http://www.valencialawyer.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    Understanding Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Understanding Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:Hello. This is Robert Mansour. Today I wanted to make a brief video about uninsured motorist claims. If you get into an automobile accident and the other party either doesn't have insurance or the other party doesn't have…
  • May 14

    10 Things to do Following a Car Accident

    10 Things to do Following a Car Accident
    1) Stop as soon as you can and move your vehicle only if it is safe to do so.  There's no need to unnecessarily hold up all the other traffic. If the positions of the vehicles involved in the accident are important to preserve, take…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2516

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Provides estate planning thoughts, news and planning ideas. By Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP.

http://www.gilfix.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2100

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Probate Attorney Fees - Extraordinary Compensation

    Probate Attorney Fees - Extraordinary Compensation
    When an attorney handles a probate, they may be entitled to two methods of payment from the estate, ordinary compensation and extraordinary compensation. This is also known as ordinary fees and extraordinary fees. Ordinary compensation is…
  • Jul 14

    Power of Attorney - Agent's Authority

    Power of Attorney - Agent's Authority
    When a principal appoints an agent, the agent's authority is limited by the scope of the authorizing document. For example, if the principal only permits the agent to sell the principal's house while they are on vacation, this would not…
  • Jun 29

    Estate Planning and Divorce

    Estate Planning and Divorce
    Unfortunately the words "till death do us part" do not hold true with every marriage. Stating the obvious, some marriages end with a dissolution. When it comes to inheritance rights, married, legally separated and divorced have very important…
Rank this Week: 3188

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Discusses the defense and prosecution of California federal and state lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation and harassment, including class action lawsuits.

http://quintilonelaw.net/blog
Rank this Week: 3360

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Jul 27

    California Forklift Accident Attorney | Los Angeles Injury Lawyer

    California Forklift Accident Attorney | Los Angeles Injury Lawyer
    As a California forklift accident attorney, I know that these incidents happen all too often throughout our state from urban areas like Los Angeles to more rural settings like the San Joaquin Valley and other agricultural areas.…
  • Jul 14

    California Scaffolding Injury Lawyer

    California Scaffolding Injury Lawyer
    As a California scaffolding injury lawyer, I know that injuries sometimes happen in and around construction sites from Los Angeles to many other parts of the state.  These incidents usually occur when the scaffolding collapses or…
  • Jul 6

    Are Los Angeles Drivers the Worst in the Country?

    Are Los Angeles Drivers the Worst in the Country?
    Are Los Angeles drivers the worst in the country? A new study suggests they may be.  Los Angeles is a dangerous city in which to drive. Many people have long complained about how badly people drive in Los Angeles, and their complaints…
Rank this Week: 2204

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jul 26

    Incarceration Tips: How to Prepare for Prison

    Incarceration Tips: How to Prepare for Prison
    After being convicted of a crime, a jail or prison sentence is likely to be most people’s worst case scenario, and for good reason. Jail and prison are not pleasant experiences in even the best of cases. If you’re facing criminal…
  • Jul 19

    How to Seal Arrest Warrants: Penal Code Section 851.8

    How to Seal Arrest Warrants: Penal Code Section 851.8
    Carrying a criminal record can complicate many aspects of life after conviction, but having an arrest on your record can cause significant problems. People who are arrested and charged, but never convicted, can have their arrest records…
  • Jul 12

    What You Need to Know About House Arrest (PC 1203.016)

    What You Need to Know About House Arrest (PC 1203.016)
    You’ll likely have many questions after a conviction for a crime, particularly when it comes to your sentencing. The court decides a punishment based on the severity of a crime and several other factors. While some charges typically…
Rank this Week: 2416

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/
  • Jul 24

    STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR REDEPLOYMENT OF EB-5 INVESTMENT FUNDS

    STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR REDEPLOYMENT OF EB-5 INVESTMENT FUNDS
    The white paper below was updated on July 24, 2017. It first appeared in the Investment Law Blog on February 21, 2017. Now that the USCIS has released amendments to its Policy Manual regarding the required “sustainment period” for…
  • 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 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. …
Rank this Week: 1766

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Jul 22

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?
    A reader of this blog recently asked an intriguing question: “Your boss may require you to remain on work premises during your rest break.: Is this still true after the recent California... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 966

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2235

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law…

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Blog

Covers Inland Empire municipal law, personal injury law, real estate law and small business law.

http://michaelreiterlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    Can You Go to Jail for Not Getting a Building Permit?

    Can You Go to Jail for Not Getting a Building Permit?
    Building a structure without a permit (with exceptions on the meaning of structure under the California Building Code) is a misdemeanor in most California local entities. Usually, the punishment for a misdemeanor under most municipal codes…
  • Jul 12

    Neighbors, Google Maps and Dispute

    Neighbors, Google Maps and Dispute
    By Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law I have been involved in a number of neighbor disputes, long-running and costly.  But this is a new one. You should definitely click on the article, but a neighbor in Washington State mowed the shortened…
  • Dec 20

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map
    “inewsource.org” is a non-profit news-gathering organization in San Diego.  They have put together data regarding complaints and resolutions into a searchable database found here.   This database includes all complaints…
Rank this Week: 2718

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.enkanter.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana

    Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana
    If you are high on pot and you’re driving in California, you can be arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Marijuana-DUI arrests – and serious traffic collisions and injuries related to marijuana intoxication…
  • Jun 23

    Crime Rate Declines In San Diego – Is Proposition 47 The Reason?

    Crime Rate Declines In San Diego – Is Proposition 47 The Reason?
    It’s hard to believe, but it is nevertheless true. While the national news was filled with stories last year about rising crime in Baltimore, Chicago, and several other major cities, crime in San Diego was plummeting. In fact, the crime…
  • May 20

    How A Motion To Suppress Can Help Your DUI Case

    How A Motion To Suppress Can Help Your DUI Case
    According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, in the decade starting with 2003 and ending with 2012, prosecutors in this state won DUI convictions against 76.6 percent of those charged with the crime. Thus, in any typical year,…
Rank this Week: 2094

Mediation's Place

Mediation's Place

Explores ways to integrate mediation into the litigation process. By Joseph Markowitz.

http://www.mediate-la.com/
  • Jul 18

    How Mediation Work

    How Mediation Work
    A new book by Sephen Goldberg, Jeanne Brett, Beatrice Blohorn-Brenneur and Nancy Rogers presents a concise primer on what participants can expect from the mediation process. Being academics, the authors ground their discussion in theory,…
  • Jun 26

    California Law Revision Commission Recommendation

    California Law Revision Commission Recommendation
    The California Law Revision Commission has issued its draft recommendations for an amendment to the Evidence Code carving out a new exception to mediation confidentiality. This project has been about four years in the making, and was…
  • Jun 14

    Ten Duel Commandment

    Ten Duel Commandment
    I’ve been listening to the cast album from the musical “Hamilton”, in preparation for finally getting to see the show when it comes to LA later this summer. One of the bits of historical information that can be gleaned from…
Rank this Week: 4710

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

Focuses on men and the legal issues that they must face as fathers and husbands. By David Pisarra.

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • Jul 18

    Help Men teach Men To Be Better Men – GoodMenProject.com

    Help Men teach Men To Be Better Men – GoodMenProject.com
    Hey Guys, I’ve been writing for the GoodMenProject.com for years. You may have read my articles on contraception for teens or about my documentary What About The Men? regarding domestic violence and male victims. I’ve covered…
  • May 30

    Prenuptial Agreement

    Prenuptial Agreement
    Memorial Day is in the rear view mirror and we are rounding the corner into June, the most popular month to get married in the United States.  Unfortunately, many of these marriages will not make it, and a prenuptial agreement is a…
  • May 24

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?
    Domestic abuse and domestic violence are two terms which hold a great deal of weight in family law courtrooms. Both are used to secure domestic violence restraining orders, and the prevention of domestic abuse, and violence, is one of the…
Rank this Week: 3208

Ledger & Associates Blog

Ledger & Associates Blog

Covers auto accidents and personal injury law.

http://www.ledgerlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    California Appears Ready to Impose Deposition Time Limits in Asbestos Case

    California Appears Ready to Impose Deposition Time Limits in Asbestos Case
    On July 3, 2017,California’s State Assembly was poised to vote on a new law that aims to significantly alter deposition procedures for many asbestos cases filed in the state of California. As it stands, the bill has been read a third…
  • Jul 14

    Long Beach Mesothelioma Lawyer

    Long Beach Mesothelioma Lawyer
    20th Century Naval Veterans Were Exposed to Asbestos for Decades Asbestos is well-known for its fire proofing capabilities, which naturally was a desirable property on Navy vessels. Unfortunately, this fact led to Navy ships being constructed…
  • Jul 11

    Asbestos Attorney Says Major Changes In Long Beach May Create Quiet Danger

    Asbestos Attorney Says Major Changes In Long Beach May Create Quiet Danger
    Long Beach is a major city that does not hesitate to enact massive change. And they do not waste time. The city just completed a gleaming new courthouse and they are now in the process of tearing down the old one. The old, former courthouse,…
Rank this Week: 3722

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3917

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: 2521

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: 3594

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Jul 14

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?
    I am writing this post because of a Quora question that I answered. Please see What does it mean when you have X shares in a company? Before addressing the significance of the number of shares, I will address the significance of…
  • Jun 12

    What Are My Entity’s Compliance Obligations?

    What Are My Entity’s Compliance Obligations?
    Frequently, the first service I provide to a client is to form a new legal entity (corporation or limited liability company). And frequently, once that entity is formed, the client’s first question is “What are my entity’s…
  • Jun 2

    How Delaware Became the Incorporation Capital

    How Delaware Became the Incorporation Capital
    This post explains how Delaware became the incorporation capital of the U.S. It is based on a Quora question that I answered recently. Please see How did Delaware acquire its status as a corporate haven? There are a number of law…
Rank this Week: 4725

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
Rank this Week: 946

Redlands Veterans' Affairs…

Redlands Veterans' Affairs Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law. By Esther Wang.

http://www.california-elder-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    How Will Your Final Wishes Become Reality?

    How Will Your Final Wishes Become Reality?
    When you start to plan your estate in earnest you would do well to consider the details that must be attended to after you pass away. Unless the situation is very simple there are going to be some considerable tasks...
  • Jun 14

    The Do's of Estate Planning

    The Do's of Estate Planning
    You hear time and time again that you need an estate plan. While you already know this, there are some important do's that you should consider as part of your estate plan. Use a Reputable Estate Planning Attorney If you...
  • Jun 7

    Lack of Planning hit Boomers Hard

    Lack of Planning hit Boomers Hard
    When you are living in the moment going about your day to day responsibilities you may find it difficult to imagine a time when you will be approaching retirement age. As understandable as this may be if you are two...
Rank this Week: 2262

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1276

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 7

    Knee Replacement Class Action

    Knee Replacement Class Action
    Knee Replacement Complications Knee replacements are now one of the most common surgical procedures that are done in the United States. Overall, the success rates tend to be quite high over the long term. However, several knee implant systems…
  • Jun 21

    Knee Replacement Lawyer

    Knee Replacement Lawyer
    Knee Replacement Lawsuits Knee replacements are one of the most common surgeries done in the United States. If you’ve experienced complications arising out of your knee replacement, our experienced knee replacement lawyers are standing…
  • Jun 19

    DePuy Knee Replacement Lawyer

    DePuy Knee Replacement Lawyer
    DePuy Knee Replacement – General Information For the past few decades, surgical outcomes involving total knee replacements have greatly improved. While past generations would often put off seeing a doctor for knee pain, today’s…
Rank this Week: 3459

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    VETPAW – A Great Cause to Donate Money

    VETPAW – A Great Cause to Donate Money
    If you love animals like we do, we highly support contributing money to VETPAW –  Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife.  This organization not only helps protect African wildlife like elephants and rhinos from…
  • Jun 30

    Los Angeles Motorcycle Risk

    Los Angeles Motorcycle Risk
    Riding a motorcycle on the freeways of Los Angeles is a very exhilarating experience, yet many of the reasons it feels so freeing are the same reasons why it can be quite dangerous. Risks inherent in driving—such as potholes,…
  • Jun 25

    What Reports Should I Make After an Orange County Car Accident?

    What Reports Should I Make After an Orange County Car Accident?
    If you’ve been in an Orange County car accident, you’re aware of the shock and fright brought on by such an event. Car accidents can shake you up physically and mentally. Immediately after an accident, you’re likely thinking…
Rank this Week: 3018

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy information. By Southern California Law Advocates, P.C.

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 6

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy
    As a bankruptcy lawyer I want to help my clients resolve their financial situation and eliminate their debts. One of the largest frustrations I encounter is when a client can't use the bankruptcy laws nearly as well because of actions he or…
  • Jun 26

    Creditor Reporting of Late Payments During Chapter 13 Does Not Violate Automatic Stay

    Creditor Reporting of Late Payments During Chapter 13 Does Not Violate Automatic Stay
    WHAT IS THE "AUTOMATIC STAY"? The "automatic stay" is one of the most valuable benefits of filing bankruptcy. This law makes just about every act of a creditor to collect a debt illegal once you file a bankruptcy case. See Section 362 of the…
  • May 31

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7
    THE FACTS Maria Rivera filed a Chapter 7 case in the Santa Ana Division of the bankruptcy court. She included among her debts $9,905 owed to the Orange County Probation Department for costs related to her son's involuntary juvenile…
Rank this Week: 3257

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Provides insights into business and intellectual property issues.

http://ericmortonlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4701

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 3

    Avoiding a DUI this July 4

    Avoiding a DUI this July 4
    Although the message of not drinking and driving is a simple one, DUIs account for about 3,200 arrests each day throughout the United States. Additionally, about one third of those arrests are by repeat offenders. The OC Sheriff and local…
  • Jun 15

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced
    Peter Herz, a 61-year old Westminster resident, pleaded guilty to a possession of child pornography charge in February. This offense is among many that are eligible for lifetime sex-offender registration. Before his arrest and incarceration,…
  • May 18

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail
    A jailed inmate and his attorney are facing federal charges for a scheme to allegedly distribute drugs to an Anchorage Correctional Complex for sale between inmates, according to federal prosecutors. Kit Lee Karjala, a 54 year-old attorney…
Rank this Week: 2785

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

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

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Jun 29

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country
     Aviation journalist Christine Negroni reports in Forbes that Monica Ribbeck Kelly, the lawyer who instituted “frivolous” legal proceedings after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, has herself disappeared.  Not…
  • Jun 26

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act
    If the United States Government is responsible for an accident, it can be sued just like any other wrongdoer under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  But there's an important exception -- the federal government cannot be sued for bad…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3815

Real Estate and Land Use Blog

Real Estate and Land Use Blog

By Miles J. Dolinger. Covers the rights of property owners and residents, as well as relevant real estate and land use laws in Santa Cruz, San Jose, and Monterey Counties.

http://www.dolingerlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2033

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including H-1B visas. By Cornerstone Law Group.

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    The role of foreign workers in the STEM economy

    The role of foreign workers in the STEM economy
    Employment based immigration has received renewed attention under the Trump administration, Critics of U.S. immigration policy have long contended that extending employment opportunities to foreign nationals takes jobs from American…
  • Jun 20

    July 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    July 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: July 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China and India (January 1, 2012); EB-2…
  • May 24

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin The visa bulletin is out at this link: June 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China…
Rank this Week: 3986

Patent Challenges

Patent Challenges

By Norton, Rose, Fulbright. Provides reports, updates, commentary and insight on new decisions and other happenings related to post-issuance proceedings (IPR, PGR and CBM) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO.

http://www.patentchallenges.com/
Rank this Week: 2016

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/
  • Jun 29

    Teens with ADHD 36% More Likely to Have a Car Accident Says Study

    Teens with ADHD 36% More Likely to Have a Car Accident Says Study
    Teen drivers are already at a higher risk of car accident than other age groups of drivers, but those with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, are 36% more likely than other adolescent drivers to have an accident. This…
  • Jun 22

    Medical Malpractice Debate Opens with Proposed House Bill

    Medical Malpractice Debate Opens with Proposed House Bill
      Both sides of the medical malpractice tort reform debate are out in full-force lobbying Congress concerning a House GOP bill which aims to cap pain, suffering and all non-economic damages in a medical malpractice suit. The bill also…
  • May 14

    Sexual Harassment in Sacramento

    Sexual Harassment in Sacramento
    Sexual harassment is a prevailing problem among both genders. Most people think of it as an issue that happens at work but it can occur anywhere people are together. Sexual harassment is any type of unwanted sexual advance, obscene remark, or…
Rank this Week: 4027

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/
  • Jun 28

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Negative Online Reviews [e288]

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Negative Online Reviews [e288]
    Nasir and Matt discuss the life cycle of a negative online review. They talk about how businesses should properly respond, how to determine if the review is defamatory, the options available to seek removal of the review, how to identify…
  • Jun 7

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Social Media Marketing [e287]

    Ultimate Legal Breakdown: Social Media Marketing [e287]
    On this episode of the Ultimate Legal Breakdown, Nasir and Matt break down social media marketing with guests Tyler Sickmeyer and Kyle Weber of Fidelitas Development. They first discuss contests and promotions and talk…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2591

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
  • Jun 27

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  • May 26

    Two Successive Car Collisions Results In Great Settlement

    Two Successive Car Collisions Results In Great Settlement
    I represented a 34 year-old female Restaurant Manager injured in two successive preventable car collisions. Each collision occurred approximately 9 months from one another so technically, my client was still in medical care from the first…
  • May 23

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Wade Law Offices Blog

Wade Law Offices Blog

Coves estate planning.

http://wadelawcorp.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    The Basics of Estate Planning

    The Basics of Estate Planning
    Estate planning can be complex, but a well-informed and detailed plan can eliminate hassles for your family if you die or become incapacitated. Before you can develop a plan for your estate, however, you should learn some of the basics of of…
  • May 24

    Partnership Basic

    Partnership Basic
    A partnership is typically an association of two or more people that operate as the co-owners of a business that has not been registered as an LLC (limited liability company) or a corporation. Depending up on its structural framework and…
  • May 22

    Advantages of a Living Trust

    Advantages of a Living Trust
    A living trust is typically created by an individual to ensure easy transfer of their assets (upon their death) to their beneficiaries without them having to go through the process of probate. Within this agreement, the legal possession of…
Rank this Week: 2072

Legistative History and Intent

Legistative History and Intent

Covers important state and federal legislative history. From Legislative Intent Service, Inc.

http://www.legintent.com/news/
  • Jun 16

    5 Weird and Wacky U.S. Marijuana Laws You Might Not Believe

    5 Weird and Wacky U.S. Marijuana Laws You Might Not Believe
    Federal regulations can be incredibly complex, but the law can become even more complicated on the state level. Legislation can vary wildly depending on where you are in the nation. For more than 100 years, state courts have used the idea of…
  • Jun 14

    5 of California’s Weirdest State Law

    5 of California’s Weirdest State Law
    In the United States, we can relish in the fact that every state follows the same constitutional principles to protect their citizens. While state laws differ for every state across the nation, there are specific principles in place that…
  • May 3

    California Legislative Update: May is Bike Month

    California Legislative Update: May is Bike Month
    “Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling.” — Claude Pepper Given that our offices here at Legislative Intent Service, Inc. in Woodland, California are located next door to the…
Rank this Week: 2248

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

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

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2057

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Do the Courts or the DMV Issue a License Suspension Following a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?

    Do the Courts or the DMV Issue a License Suspension Following a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?
    The Los Angeles Criminal Courts and the Los Angeles Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are two completely separate entities. Each has their own restrictions on issuing consequences of a DUI arrest, and each follows their own standards and…
  • Jun 8

    The Benefits of Hiring a Los Angeles DUI Lawyer to handle your Los Angeles DUI

    The Benefits of Hiring a Los Angeles DUI Lawyer to handle your Los Angeles DUI
    If you have been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, you have not yet been charged or convicted. This is a very important distinction. When you are arrested, it is only because officers believe there may be enough evidence…
  • Apr 20

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, there are certain things you need to be aware of. In order for an officer to arrest you for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or…
Rank this Week: 4809

Exempt Organizations Blog

Exempt Organizations Blog

Ccovers legal issues regarding tax exempt and nonprofit organizations. By Runquist & Associates.

http://exemptorgs.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 12

    Article Published May 31, 2017 in…

    Article Published May 31, 2017 in ChurchLaw&Tax [available for reading without a subscription only for the next week]: What Pastors Need to Know About Mental Health, Ministry, and Liability  How both legal experts and ministry…
  • Jan 25

    Super Lawyers Magazine 2016

    Super Lawyers Magazine 2016
    Super Lawyers Magazine released their Annual List of Top Attorneys in Southern California.
  • Jun 4

    Two Recent Tax Court Rulings on Charitable Contribution Deductions That Charities Should Be Aware Of

    Two Recent Tax Court Rulings on Charitable Contribution Deductions That Charities Should Be Aware Of
    Two recent Tax Court cases were decided last month in which the court upheld the IRS's denial of significant charitable contribution deductions. In both of these cases, there was no dispute that the taxpayers made the contributions, or that…
Rank this Week: 4903

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/
  • Jun 12

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.
    In Dhillon v. John Muir Health, 2017 Cal. LEXIS 3649, the Supreme Court of California shed some light on the resolution of the long-standing conflict concerning the appealability of a trial court’s order on a petition for writ of…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 4192

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/
  • Jun 10

    Setting Aside Default Judgment

    Setting Aside Default Judgment
    As an experienced San Diego litigation attorney, this writer knows just how devastating it is when someone learns that a court judgment has been entered against them without their knowledge. This usually occurs via what is called a default…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4022