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What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Sep 19

    Equinox: It's Mabon again.

    Equinox: It's Mabon again.
    Get your Druid-Pagan learn on. In two days celebrate the Autumnal Equinox. Cultures and religions worldwide do get weird this time of year. They always have. It's called Mabon, Foghar, Alban Elfed, Harvest Home, Second Harvest, Fruit Harvest…
  • Sep 16

    Joe Cocker (1944-2014). lls ne savent pas ce que c'est l'amour.

    Joe Cocker (1944-2014). lls ne savent pas ce que c'est l'amour.
    "They don't know what love is."...
Rank this Week: 603

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Book and Release Process in San Diego

    Book and Release Process in San Diego
    Book and Release Process in San Diego The prospect of going to jail can be daunting and frightening not only for those facing criminal charges, but their loved ones as well. In certain cases where you are arrested for a misdemeanor charge,…
  • Sep 14

    How To Handle Police Interaction

    How To Handle Police Interaction
    Whether it be criminal charges, or simply being pulled over for speeding, chances are if you haven’t had an interaction with a police officer, at some point you will. It can be scary, and often feel as if you are assumed guilty –…
  • Sep 7

    The Problem with Eyewitness Account

    The Problem with Eyewitness Account
    So many trials come down to eyewitness testimonies. Since a jury wasn’t there, they are relying heavily on the eyes and ears of the people that were there at the scene of the incident. But sometimes witness account aren’t…
Rank this Week: 1478

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Features recent criminal and DUI defense news.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Book and Release Process in San Diego

    Book and Release Process in San Diego
    Book and Release Process in San Diego The prospect of going to jail can be daunting and frightening not only for those facing criminal charges, but their loved ones as well. In certain cases where you are arrested for a misdemeanor charge,…
  • Sep 14

    How To Handle Police Interaction

    How To Handle Police Interaction
    Whether it be criminal charges, or simply being pulled over for speeding, chances are if you haven’t had an interaction with a police officer, at some point you will. It can be scary, and often feel as if you are assumed guilty –…
  • Sep 7

    The Problem with Eyewitness Account

    The Problem with Eyewitness Account
    So many trials come down to eyewitness testimonies. Since a jury wasn’t there, they are relying heavily on the eyes and ears of the people that were there at the scene of the incident. But sometimes witness account aren’t…
Rank this Week: 1352

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Sep 19

    FCA publishes PSD2 policy statement

    FCA publishes PSD2 policy statement
    The FCA has published Policy Statement 17/19: Implementation of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2): Approach Document and final Handbook changes (PS17/19). The majority of the requirements introduced under the revised Payment…
  • Sep 19

    ESMA sets out procedure for exemption from MiFIR access provisions for trading venue

    ESMA sets out procedure for exemption from MiFIR access provisions for trading venue
    Article 36(1) of MiFIR establishes that a trading venue shall provide trade feeds on a non-discriminatory and transparent basis, including as regards fees related to access, upon request to any central counterparty (CCP) authorised or…
  • Sep 19

    ISDA recommendations for CCP recovery and resolution framework

    ISDA recommendations for CCP recovery and resolution framework
    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has published a paper containing recommendations for a comprehensive recovery and resolution framework that would ensure central counterparties (CCPs) can withstand severe market…
Rank this Week: 1728

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Toys R Us Announces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Toys R Us Announces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Toys R Us has announced it will be filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Toys R Us Announces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The Wayne New Jersey-based toy retailer announced it will be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday in an…
  • Sep 12

    Bankruptcy to Stop Creditor Lawsuit

    Bankruptcy to Stop Creditor Lawsuit
    Falling behind in credit card debt does not just mean the potential of bankruptcy, it can also lead you to a lawsuit. When you fall behind on your credit card payments, your credit card company has a legal right to file a lawsuit against you.…
  • Sep 5

    Bankruptcy and Investment Property

    Bankruptcy and Investment Property
    What happens to my investment or rental property when I file for bankruptcy? Short answer: the outcome depends on if you are filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Investment Property During Chapter 7 bankruptcy,…
Rank this Week: 1353

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/
  • Sep 19

    Issues When Dealing With Commingled Funds In A Divorce

    Issues When Dealing With Commingled Funds In A Divorce
    Prior to getting married, the property owned by you is regarded by the court as your “separate property”. This dignified that such a property is owned only by you and not by your spouse. For example, if you have $15,000 in your…
  • Sep 18

    Tips for Splitting Marital Property During a Divorce

    Tips for Splitting Marital Property During a Divorce
    Before understanding how your marital pretty should be split during a divorce, it is important to recognize what a marital property means. Any property owned by you or your spouse during the course of your marriage is counted as a marital…
  • Sep 16

    How To Deal With Your Kids Being Away On Vacation with Your Ex-Spouse

    How To Deal With Your Kids Being Away On Vacation with Your Ex-Spouse
    When you plan for vacations after your separation or divorce, it should be done with a great deal of caution. It is better to stay away from situations that may trigger conflict pretension right in front of your kids. Here are some comforting…
Rank this Week: 2246

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

Covers real estate and property law. By Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
Rank this Week: 1563

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Sep 18

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver
    In a decision likely to spur defendants to make immediate motions to compel arbitration in class actions, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, found that a defendant who chose to wait for class certification before seeking…
  • Sep 6

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit
    In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that The Finish Line, Inc., an athletic retailer, cannot arbitrate a former associate’s pregnancy discrimination claim, finding the company’s…
  • Aug 30

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right
    On July 13, 2017, in a unanimous opinion, the California Supreme Court affirmed PAGA plaintiffs’ broad rights to discovery under the Civil Discovery Act. Williams v. Marshalls of CA, LLC, No. S227228 __ Cal.5th __ (July 13, 2017) (slip…
Rank this Week: 2883

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/
  • Sep 18

    The Supreme Court can dismiss review as improvidently granted, and for other reasons, too

    The Supreme Court can dismiss review as improvidently granted, and for other reasons, too
    In today’s Daily Journal [subscription], appellate lawyer Myron Moskovitz writes that the Supreme Court should have dumped a case in which it had granted review — McGill v. Citibank, N.A. — instead of deciding an issue that…
  • Sep 17

    Justice Liu separate statements influence legislative session

    Justice Liu separate statements influence legislative session
    Justice Goodwin Liu has revived the practice of occasionally writing separate statements when the Supreme Court denies petitions for review.  Two of those statements influenced bills that the Legislature passed on Friday at the end of…
  • Sep 14

    Ninth Circuit panel declines to overturn California Supreme Court death penalty affirmance

    Ninth Circuit panel declines to overturn California Supreme Court death penalty affirmance
    In Cain v. Chappell, the Ninth Circuit yesterday affirmed a district court’s denial of habeas corpus relief to a death row inmate.  Twenty-two years ago, the California Supreme Court affirmed the inmate’s death sentence on…
Rank this Week: 2757

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/
  • Sep 18

    Waiting for Commercial Drivers License Test in Fresno

    Waiting for Commercial Drivers License Test in Fresno
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Becoming a commercial truck driver can be an exciting career choice. Many drivers are anxious to start after finishing training. This used to be disappointing for some due to the long wait…
  • Sep 18

    Keeping Folsom Roadways Safe

    Keeping Folsom Roadways Safe
    I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom car accident lawyer. The city Manager of Folsom, Evert Palmer, wrote in a recent public statement that transportation has long been an important part of creating and keeping an excellent quality of life in the…
  • Sep 18

    Napa Hit-and-Run

    Napa Hit-and-Run
    I’m Ed Smith, a Napa Car Accident Lawyer. On Saturday, September 9, 2017, a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles left one involved individual with a traumatic back injury. Police officers from the Napa City Police Department (NPD)…
Rank this Week: 3522

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Sep 18

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability
      Employers need to protect their customer base.  Employees need to retain control and autonomy over their lives.  The potential conflict between basic tenets of the employer-employee relationship are readily apparent in…
  • Sep 17

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here
    The Federal Government’s Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill received the Royal Assent on 14 September 2017. With the exception of the provisions in relation to responsible franchisors (which commence on 27 October 2017), the Fair Work…
  • Sep 12

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania
    This post was co-written by Sabrina English, Trainee Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London A recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that an employer had infringed an employee’s rights…
Rank this Week: 1724

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Utah couple heads to state Supreme Court over law that prevents married gay men from having biological children through surrogacy

    Utah couple heads to state Supreme Court over law that prevents married gay men from having biological children through surrogacy
    Jon and Noel started talking about having a family not long after they married in 2013. An author and a professor who have been together more than a decade, the couple considered adoption, but settled on surrogacy out of a strong desire to…
  • Sep 16

    Fergie and Josh Duhammel getting divorced

    Fergie and Josh Duhammel getting divorced
    Fergie and Josh Duhammel shocked Hollywood by filing for divorce on their marriage after eight years together. But the once dynamic duo was rocked by a series of secret and scandals including josh’s affair with a stripper.The couple…
  • Sep 14

    Blac Chyna denies allegations of drug abuse

    Blac Chyna denies allegations of drug abuse
    Blac Chyna is rebutting suggestions she’s under investigation by child welfare officials. The department of child protective services is the county and state agency that investigates juvenile dependency matters in the County…
Rank this Week: 152

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Two Sisters, a DACA holder and US Citizen, Discuss Trump’s Decision to End DACA

    Two Sisters, a DACA holder and US Citizen, Discuss Trump’s Decision to End DACA
    The story of two sisters. One is a US Citizen, the other a DACA holder. Share your Daca stories with us. We have to continue the fight. #daca #dreamers #passthedreamact Posted by San Diego Immigration Lawyer, Jacob J. Sapochnick on Sunday,…
  • Sep 11

    Roundtable Discussion with DREAMERS: How Will Trump’s Decision to End DACA affect them?

    Roundtable Discussion with DREAMERS: How Will Trump’s Decision to End DACA affect them?
    In this video, attorney Jacob Sapochnick sits down with two Dreamers to discuss the President’s recent decision to terminate an Obama-era program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and how such a decision will…
  • Sep 5

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA
    In this post, attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama era program that granted more than 750,000 undocumented immigrants the…
Rank this Week: 4625

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban
    On Wednesday, the Delaware River Basin Commission voted to begin the rule making process that could lead to a fracking ban in parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Commission, which regulates the Delaware River…
  • Aug 2

    INEOS granted second UK exploratory drilling permit

    INEOS granted second UK exploratory drilling permit
    On 18 July 2017, INEOS was granted an environmental permit to drill an exploratory borehole to take core shale samples at a site near Common Road, Harthill, South Yorkshire. It was the second permit granted by the Environment Agency (EA) to…
  • Jul 30

    US BLM plans to rescind Obama-era fracking rule

    US BLM plans to rescind Obama-era fracking rule
    The US Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday issued a proposed rule that would rescind Obama-era fracking regulations. The regulations, which were promulgated in 2015 and related to hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands, had never…
Rank this Week: 1722

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law topics including all aspects of family and work visas. Published by Jacob Sapochnick.

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Subject to FY 2018

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Subject to FY 2018
    Today, September 18, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced that the agency will be resuming premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap. This means that…
  • Sep 15

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall
    President Trump and Democratic leaders met on Thursday in an unexpected meeting to negotiate the future of the now defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a program that allowed undocumented immigrants, who came to the…
  • Sep 11

    ICE Cancels Large Scale Nationwide Immigration Raids Amid Hurricane Crisi

    ICE Cancels Large Scale Nationwide Immigration Raids Amid Hurricane Crisi
    In early August of this year, reports began to emerge indicating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was planning a large-scale nationwide immigration operation, to crack down on undocumented criminals and gang members. The…
Rank this Week: 1199

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 18

    Marine Accused of Fatally Shooting Wife

    Marine Accused of Fatally Shooting Wife
    On Thursday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from an undisclosed party reporting the need for a welfare check at Camp Pendleton. When they arrived they discovered the body of a 23-year-old mother of three in her Laguna Hills…
  • Sep 15

    Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted in Garden Grove

    Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted in Garden Grove
    Police received a call in the early morning hours on Sunday, September 10th concerning a woman who was lying on the ground outside. When they arrived at the scene they discovered a 68-year-old Garden Grove woman who appeared to be the victim…
  • Sep 14

    Tragic Family Dispute Turns Fatal

    Tragic Family Dispute Turns Fatal
    33-year-old Ah Le Fang resides in Fullerton with his mother Lu Thao, her boyfriend and his sister. Late one evening Fang began arguing with his sister resulting in closing himself into his bedroom and refusing to open the door. When his…
Rank this Week: 2503

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/
  • Sep 18

    People v. Romero (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2017)

    People v. Romero (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2017)
    It's a slow start of the week here in California.  Nothing published from the Ninth Circuit.  Only one published opinion thus far from the California Court of Appeal, and that one's not especially worth reading -- that is, unless…
  • Sep 15

    Ass'n Des Eleveurs v. Becerra (9th Cir. - Sept. 15, 2017)

    Ass'n Des Eleveurs v. Becerra (9th Cir. - Sept. 15, 2017)
    In 2004, California passed a law that prohibited force-feeding ducks or geese to produce foie gras (or, more significantly, prohibited sale in California of foie gras produced in this manner.)  The industry was given seven years to…
  • Sep 14

    In Re J.T. Thorpe (9th Cir. - Sept. 14, 2017)

    In Re J.T. Thorpe (9th Cir. - Sept. 14, 2017)
    Sometimes the chambers of one of the judges on a panel writes a lengthy bench memorandum/draft opinion, which it hopes will eventually become the backbone of the ultimate opinion by the panel.  In tons of cases, that in fact transpires.…
Rank this Week: 1049

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    What Can Be Done to Reduce DUIs on a Societal Level—Without Resorting to Overly Punitive Measures? (Part 1)

    What Can Be Done to Reduce DUIs on a Societal Level—Without Resorting to Overly Punitive Measures? (Part 1)
    If statistics alone could get people to change their behavior, drivers might pause before getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. But as you know empirically—perhaps because you’ve been arrested…
  • Sep 4

    All About Tests for DUI in Los Angele

    All About Tests for DUI in Los Angele
    Breath, blood and urine–law enforcement officials use a variety of tests to determine if they should charge a driver with DUI. Here’s a look at the science behind the various types of tests and what you should know about the pros…
  • Aug 21

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Tests for DUI

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Tests for DUI
    Breath, blood and urine–law enforcement officials use a variety of tests to determine if they should charge a driver with DUI. Here’s a look at the science behind the various types of tests and what you should know about the pros…
Rank this Week: 3771

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/
  • Sep 18

    High Profile Cases Spotlight Domestic Violence: Lessons for Defendant

    High Profile Cases Spotlight Domestic Violence: Lessons for Defendant
    Domestic violence affects people of every age, race and income level. But cases of domestic violence (DV) usually make the news only when prominent individuals such as actors, sports stars and reality TV celebrities become involved. These…
  • Sep 4

    Avoid A DUI With These Useful App

    Avoid A DUI With These Useful App
    When you have the right app, your cell phone can be a handy tool in helping you avoid a DUI charge. • Planning a night out with friends? There are apps that will help you estimate your blood alcohol content and provide a rough estimate…
  • Aug 7

    DUI Hit-and-Runs on the Rise? Why, and What Can Be Done?

    DUI Hit-and-Runs on the Rise? Why, and What Can Be Done?
    Los Angeles County saw an alarming increase in the number of hit-and-run crashes in 2015, the last year for which statistics are available. According to a report from the NBC4 I-Team, the California Highway Patrol reported that the county…
Rank this Week: 3938

Consumer Products Law Blog

Consumer Products Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues impacting the consumer products industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors and innovators. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of product safety and regulatory compliance issues, consumer product recalls, defense of enforcement proceedings and consumer class actions. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.consumerproductslawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    California legislature seeks to clarify Prop 65 certificate of merit discovery rule

    California legislature seeks to clarify Prop 65 certificate of merit discovery rule
    The California Legislature has done something it’s found exceedingly difficult to do since Proposition 65’s adoption by ballot initiative 31 years ago: amend the law. For only the third time since 1986, the Legislature has made…
  • Aug 29

    CPSC removes seven plastic types from CPSIA third party testing for phthalate

    CPSC removes seven plastic types from CPSIA third party testing for phthalate
    In an effort to reduce the burdens of compliance with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to remove seven types of plastics (containing specified additives) from the…
  • Aug 7

    New Jersey passes new drivers license swipe law

    New Jersey passes new drivers license swipe law
    In enacting the Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act (S-1913), New Jersey joins a growing minority of states with so-called “swipe laws.” New Jersey’s law generally aligns with swipe laws in the approximately…
Rank this Week: 1737

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 487

Redlands Veterans' Affairs…

Redlands Veterans' Affairs Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law. By Esther Wang.

http://www.california-elder-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Reducing the risks involved with administering trust

    Reducing the risks involved with administering trust
    In California, more and more people are choosing to set up trusts as part of their estate plans. Today, many new types of trusts are available, and they are much more complex. Modern trusts may have portfolios that include far...
  • Sep 12

    The importance of naming the right successor trustee

    The importance of naming the right successor trustee
    California residents who are establishing living trusts will need to determine who to select to serve as their successor trustees. There are several considerations that they should make before doing so.When people establish living trusts,…
  • Sep 7

    Different trust assets can raise different issue

    Different trust assets can raise different issue
    Among the tools individuals sometimes use in estate planning and other types of planning are trusts. One of the ways trusts vary from one another is in what assets they contain. There are a range of different types of assets...
Rank this Week: 1897

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1723

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 18

    Questions to Ask Yourself About Divorce

    Questions to Ask Yourself About Divorce
    Deciding to divorce is a big ordeal; for most it’s overwhelming at first. So, if you have decided to file for divorce or if your spouse has decided to end the marriage, you’re probably wondering what you need to do to get …
  • Sep 11

    5 Financial Tips for Spouses Getting Divorced

    5 Financial Tips for Spouses Getting Divorced
    On television and in the movies, divorcing women are often portrayed as victims. Meanwhile, their husbands suffer in silence as they pack their bags, write out alimony checks and see their children one evening a week and every other…
  • Sep 4

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above
    When you’re on the brink of divorce, it’s normal to go through the whole gamut of emotions: grief, anger, sadness, spite, and so on. The advice from well-meaning friends, family, colleagues and even strangers on the street…
Rank this Week: 4452

Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

Features estate planning and elder law news. By Moynihan Lyons PC.

http://blog.moynihanlyons.com/
  • Sep 18

    Locking in Lower Interest Rate

    Locking in Lower Interest Rate
    Different kinds of trusts can help with the challenge of rising interest rates. It is likely that at some point in the near future, interest rates will rise leading to potential problems for some estates, according to the Wills, Trusts &…
  • Sep 15

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement
    Many elderly retirees with straining budgets are turning to their children for financial help, just as they are reaching retirement age themselves. Some members of the workforce are having to delay retirement, so they can financially help…
  • Sep 14

    Lewis' Estate Modest by Hollywood Standards?

    Lewis' Estate Modest by Hollywood Standards?
    Jerry Lewis owned everything in his movies and they are in a trust. Jerry Lewis, who passed away recently, was one of the most famous entertainers in history. However, he may have left behind a relatively small estate and a clue may be an old…
Rank this Week: 2926

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1500

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/
  • Sep 18

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset
    U.S. taxpayers who inherit foreign assets must handle the tax consequences of their inheritances with great care. In addition to taxing all worldwide income, the U.S. also includes foreign assets in the gift and estate tax calculation, which…
  • Sep 15

    What Is the Statute of Limitations for FBAR Penalties?

    What Is the Statute of Limitations for FBAR Penalties?
    The IRS has six years from the due date of the FBAR to assess the FBAR penalty. In addition, the IRS can assess a separate penalty for each unreported account for each tax year that an FBAR has not been filed, causing the total amount of…
  • Sep 14

    How Does the IRS Collect FBAR Penalties?

    How Does the IRS Collect FBAR Penalties?
    The IRS imposes severe penalties on taxpayers who fail to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). Those who are required to file an FBAR and fail to do so can face the following penalties: a civil penalty not to exceed…
Rank this Week: 758

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    And another politician bites the dust

    And another politician bites the dust
    Typically, when I read the newspaper, I skip right to the comics section because they're (mostly) funny and free from political deceit.  Then there was the front page story about Ref Rodriguez that caught my eye (and prevented my reading…
  • Sep 11

    What would you have done?

    What would you have done?
    I'm not proud of it but rare is the month that someone doesn't get upset with something that I said or did.  Someone got upset that I'm taller than they were (by about two feet).  Someone got upset that I couldn't answer their…
  • Sep 4

    Word of the month for September 2017: Concealment

    Word of the month for September 2017: Concealment
    Have you ever been in an auto accident and tried to tell the police what happened.  Problem is that there is your story, the other guy's story, and all the witnesses version(s) of what happened.  Everyone has their take on what is…
Rank this Week: 3475

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
  • Sep 13

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?
    It has become routine for attorneys to include a disclaimer in their emails. But like anything else that becomes routine, some attorneys have lost track of the purpose of the disclaimer and could benefit from a little thought on improving its…
Rank this Week: 2591

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
  • Sep 13

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?
    It has become routine for attorneys to include a disclaimer in their emails. But like anything else that becomes routine, some attorneys have lost track of the purpose of the disclaimer and could benefit from a little thought on improving its…
Rank this Week: 2078

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 1850

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

Covers eminent domain news in California. By the California Eminent Domain Law Group.

http://eminentdomainlaw.net/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Charges Over Improper Subsidies Could Make Delta Tunnels Dead In The Water

    Charges Over Improper Subsidies Could Make Delta Tunnels Dead In The Water
    Opponents of the Delta tunnels project, who have been trying to stop the project based on environmental grounds, are now trying to kill it through its financial structure. This comes just after federal auditors says $50 million in taxpayer…
  • Sep 18

    City Gives Go Ahead to the Army Corps of Engineers to Begin Restoration

    City Gives Go Ahead to the Army Corps of Engineers to Begin Restoration
    A plan to have the Army Corps of Engineers alter the Los Angeles River for the purpose of ecosystem restoration was approved by a Los Angeles City Council committee. The $8.1-million approved plan is part of the larger $1.6-billion effort to…
  • Sep 18

    County Officials, Environmentalists, and Farmers Rising to Oppose Twin Delta Tunnel Project

    County Officials, Environmentalists, and Farmers Rising to Oppose Twin Delta Tunnel Project
    Butte County has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Water Resources over their “WaterFix” plan to bury a pair of tunnels underneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and move water from the Sacramento River to southern…
Rank this Week: 3800

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay
    Gender discrimination can occur in all industries, at all education levels and all income tiers. Recently, a trio of female physicians in North Carolina filed a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging the male doctors within their health…
  • Sep 15

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism
    Gender discrimination in the technology sector has long been a problem which female Californians have simply had to endure. The anti-diversity manifesto by a former Google engineer is just the latest in a long line of more subtle disparities…
  • Sep 14

    Fired Google Engineer Raises Issues of Free Speech in the Workplace

    Fired Google Engineer Raises Issues of Free Speech in the Workplace
    The recent case of James Damore has raised serious issues about politics and free speech in the workplace. Damore was a Google engineer who circulated a highly controversial “anti-diversity manifesto” among his co-workers. Among…
Rank this Week: 1913

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Updates on local Los Angeles criminal cases and an analysis of legal issues that reside within them.

http://www.robertmhelfend.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Burbank DUI Suspect Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

    Burbank DUI Suspect Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Charge
    A Burbank man suspected of DUIwill face one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. He also faces one count of driving under the influence of a drug causing injury. The man allegedly struck a pedestrian on her way to work at…
  • Sep 15

    Drug possession reform doesn’t lead to better outcome

    Drug possession reform doesn’t lead to better outcome
    Three years after voters adopted Proposition 47, lawmakers and city officials are questioning its benefits. Proposition 47 allowed courts to redirect people arrested for low-level drug possession offenses to treatment. Official say…
  • Sep 13

    Murder conviction in Los Angeles deputy death

    Murder conviction in Los Angeles deputy death
    An Orange County jury returned a second-degree murder conviction against a man who caused a deadly 2006 crash. Cole Alan Wilkins, 41, faces 25 years to life in prison following his second trial. According to police and prosecutors, Wilkins…
Rank this Week: 1779

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 402

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Sep 18

    When Things Change

    When Things Change
    Salena Zito’s latest Rust Belt portrait, in this case of the host’s home territory, is quite poignant. It describes the day the steel plants started closing and the aftermath:
  • Sep 17

    Finding Freedom

    Finding Freedom
    So Friday morning I open my devotional email and it starts this way:
  • Sep 16

    Dr. Ben Carson on MSNBC w/Hugh

    Dr. Ben Carson on MSNBC w/Hugh
    The transcript: HH: The unlikeliest presidential candidate in 2016 was in fact a brain surgeon, and one of the most admired brain surgeons in America, Dr. Ben Carson. Dr. Carson, of course, didn’t receive the nomination, but he did…
Rank this Week: 2399

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 18

    Nevada Favors New York Over Delaware Precedent For SLC Review

    Nevada Favors New York Over Delaware Precedent For SLC Review
    Nevada law endows a board of directors “full control over the affairs of the corporation”.  NRS 78.120(1).  This control is subject only to such limitations as may be provided by NRS chapter 7, or the articles…
  • Sep 15

    California Bill Deadline Is Today

    California Bill Deadline Is Today
    Former New York Surrogate Gideon J. Tucker would be happy today.  Pursuant to Joint Rule 61(a)(15), today is the last day for California’s legislature to pass bills.  Today, also marks the beginning of the legislature’s…
  • Sep 14

    There’s No Dressing This Up – Item 303(a)(1) Of Regulation S-K Is Unreasonable

    There’s No Dressing This Up – Item 303(a)(1) Of Regulation S-K Is Unreasonable
    In less than a month, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System (Docket No. 16-581).  The question presented in Leidos is: Whether the Second Circuit erred in holding…
Rank this Week: 4310

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Online Fantasy Sports Betting: Where Is It Legal?

    Online Fantasy Sports Betting: Where Is It Legal?
    There are roughly 30.6 million fantasy sports players and 74-percent of them prefer no-cash platforms. Worldwide, football, baseball and U.S. soccer are the most popular fantasy sports. In 2006 the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act…
  • Sep 8

    What Happens If You Ignore Mandatory Evacuation Orders?

    What Happens If You Ignore Mandatory Evacuation Orders?
    As of Friday evening, Hurricane Irma had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph — just below highest Category 5 status — and is forecast to remain at about that strength when it comes ashore on Sunday morning. Mandatory evacuation…
  • Aug 28

    Fact or Fiction: Owning Pepper Spray Is ILLEGAL in Most of Europe?

    Fact or Fiction: Owning Pepper Spray Is ILLEGAL in Most of Europe?
    This is a fact!  In 2016 police in Denmark sparked anger by warning a teenage girl that she faced prosecution for using pepper spray to fend off a sexual assault near an asylum seekers center. A local police spokesman…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Sep 17

    California: No Marijuana Delivery With Drone

    California: No Marijuana Delivery With Drone
    Internet distribution sites like Amazon are on the verge of delivering products – including food and beer – via drone. However, marijuana isn’t soon to be on the short list, at least not in California. The California Bureau…
  • Sep 15

    Startup Capital Flows as Legal Marijuana Businesses Prepare to Do Business in California

    Startup Capital Flows as Legal Marijuana Businesses Prepare to Do Business in California
    California is poised to soon experience a Green Rush. Like its history of industry formed around the Gold Rush, California entrepreneurs are seeking ways to capitalize on the expansive market created by the legalization of recreational…
  • Sep 13

    Marijuana Industry Revives a Solar Ghost Town

    Marijuana Industry Revives a Solar Ghost Town
    Like any law, Proposition 64 (California’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act) brought mixed public opinions from both advocates and opponents of marijuana use. Of the many benefits touted by advocates, there is perhaps one surprising example…
Rank this Week: 4320

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    How To File For Bankruptcy

    How To File For Bankruptcy
    Filling for bankruptcy can be a somewhat stressful process.  Much of this stress can be alleviated if you know how to file for bankruptcy, including all the requirements and steps needed to get your bankruptcy discharged in bankruptcy…
  • Sep 4

    Crafting a Long Lasting Partnership Agreement

    Crafting a Long Lasting Partnership Agreement
    Starting a business is an exciting and stressful experience.  If you have elected to form a partnership, whether it is a general partnership, a limited partnership or a joint venture, one of your first steps will be crafting a strong…
  • Aug 29

    File for Bankruptcy to Avoid Foreclosure

    File for Bankruptcy to Avoid Foreclosure
    According to World Property Journal, there were 428,000 property foreclosures in the first half of 2017. This is a 20% decline from the same time last year. Typically, homeowners go through foreclosure due to income loss or having a variable…
Rank this Week: 1389

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 17

    USCIS slipping into crisis.

    USCIS slipping into crisis.
    In dealing with the government, there are two principal ways of dealing with it. One is dealing with whatever agency you are dealing with according to its rules and its systems. The other is through litigation. We all deal with the government…
  • Sep 4

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact
      1. DACA kids have been accused of everything from being gang bangers to being valedictorians. They aren’t all everything. Just kids. (The oldest DACA recipients are 36 years old). 2. DACA kids should have become citizens in all…
  • Aug 27

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session
    In a week of expecting bad news on a lot of immigration-related fronts, changes to DACA (not yet), and the pardon of Sheriff Arpaio (happened), the one thing I did not expect was that the Ninth Circuit would resurrect Young v. Holder from the…
Rank this Week: 4134

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Sep 16

    Speak Fluent Bankruptcy

    Speak Fluent Bankruptcy
    If you venture into the special world of bankruptcy, it helps to know the language spoken there. Master just a couple of words and phrases, and input from a bankruptcy lawyer starts to make sense. So, in our continuing campaign for better…
  • Sep 8

    Protect Your Credit After Equifax Security Breach

    Protect Your Credit After Equifax Security Breach
    Half the US population may be affected by the hacking of credit reporting agency Equifax.  I’m in that group along with 143 million other Americans. Stolen were names, addresses, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers.…
  • Aug 29

    Turned Down For A Bank Account? Fight Back

    Turned Down For A Bank Account? Fight Back
    We all know the big three credit reporting agencies:  Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. But if you’ve been turned down for a bank account, you need to meet the other players in this space:  the checking account screening…
Rank this Week: 2266

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Covers estate tax and trust administration issues. By Sanger & Manes.

http://www.palmspringstaxandtrustlawyers.com/
  • Sep 15

    LEAVING CALIFORNIA – Relocating Your Business Out of State

    LEAVING CALIFORNIA – Relocating Your Business Out of State
    In cases where a taxpayer owns numerous entities and some of the income derives from service contracts between the entities or owner, especially where e-commerce is the company's major source of income, some strategic use of out-of-state…
  • Sep 1

    GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY: A Primer for Serious Snowbird

    GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY: A Primer for Serious Snowbird
    Let’s go over the basics of California residency taxation.  They can be brutal. How Residents and Nonresidents Are Taxed California residents are subject to California state income tax on all income regardless where earned.…
  • Aug 12

    THE SIX-MONTH PRESUMPTION IN CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY LAW: Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

    THE SIX-MONTH PRESUMPTION IN CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY LAW: Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be
    The six-month presumption in California residency law differs from the common perception. The presumption is hard to meet, and more important than the amount of time spent in California is the purpose of the time spent here The post THE…
Rank this Week: 2944

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Sep 15

    Parents Win Anti-Bullying Lawsuit Against Clark County School District

    Parents Win Anti-Bullying Lawsuit Against Clark County School District
    How well are anti-bullying policies being implemented in America’s schools? That question is at the heart of a case against Nevada’s Clark County School District. The parents who brought the case say that not only were they not…
  • Sep 8

    EEOC Sues Estée Lauder Over Gender Discrimination in Parental Leave Policy

    EEOC Sues Estée Lauder Over Gender Discrimination in Parental Leave Policy
    Most company executives are aware of the FMLA benefits due to expectant mothers who work at their firm. Perhaps they even provide those mothers with extra benefits, like a few weeks of paid leave just before or after the birth. While mothers…
  • Sep 1

    Enjoy Labor Day!

    Enjoy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us. Summer is unofficially over. Many kids have started school and the rest will start in a few days . . .
Rank this Week: 1190

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Sep 15

    Can California employers ask applicants about prior pay history?

    Can California employers ask applicants about prior pay history?
    California’s state legislature is nearing the end of its term, and employers are beginning to glimpse some of the laws that could apply in 2018.  There are multiple proposed bills that prohibits employers’ ability to rely…
  • Sep 8

    Can employers review employee’s social media pages? Five potential pitfall

    Can employers review employee’s social media pages? Five potential pitfall
    While the information posted on the Internet on social networking sites is usually public for everyone to see, employers need to be aware of potential claims for using this information in the employment context.  The law, as usual,…
  • Sep 1

    Five areas of employee conduct that are off-limits to employer

    Five areas of employee conduct that are off-limits to employer
    I spoke at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo last week regarding marijuana in the workplace and employer’s right to test for and prohibit the use of marijuana.  While employers generally still have the right to test…
Rank this Week: 3883