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Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

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

http://blog.moynihanlyons.com/
  • Sep 19

    Legacy Is Different Than Estate

    Legacy Is Different Than Estate
    Your estate is your assets, while your legacy is how you are remembered. It is important to keep the difference between legacy and estate in mind while you making your plans, according to Forbes in "What Is Your Legacy, And How Is It…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2931

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 19

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?
    Any United States person with a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account, where the aggregate value of all foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any point during the year, must file a Foreign Bank…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 782

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: 1351

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: 1536

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Sep 19

    Our Decline

    Our Decline
    Every now and then you encounter a story that is more than sad or depressing – its a punch to the gut.  This is one of them:
  • 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:
Rank this Week: 2382

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
  • Sep 7

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period
    This post was authored by Laura Schulkind and Jenny Denny On September 7, 2017, United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School to discuss problems with the current Title IX…
  • Sep 7

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce
    Religious diversity, including the protection of religious minorities, is a core American value, as shown by its prominent placement in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, in the establishment and free exercise clauses. …
Rank this Week: 3419

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: 1350

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: 1569

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: 2510

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/
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC
    19 September 2017 As of January 1, 2018 owners of General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships or multi-member Limited Liability Companies may soon find themselves economically liable for the unpaid tax of former partners/members of those…
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making
    17 September 2017 EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making: See you at the 2017 Lodging Conference The Lodging Conference is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, October 30-November 2, 2017, and hotel lawyers from JMBM’s…
  • Sep 7

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17
    07 September 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing.  President Trump’s budget deal with Congress includes extension of EB-5 through December 8, 2017 In a message to members of the Public Policy Committee today,…
Rank this Week: 709

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: 2748

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: 1745

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: 4588

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: 1738

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: 1253

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

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: 3804

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: 3845

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: 1740

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1744

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1502

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: 1483

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: 3472

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: 1871

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: 3680

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: 1946

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: 3652

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: 1373

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: 4098

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…
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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…
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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…
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the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
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Panish Shea & Boyle Personal…

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal Injury Blog

Features Los Angeles personal injury news and case results.

http://www.psblaw.com/blog.html/
  • Sep 15

    My Pet was Injured in a Car Accident – Can I Sue?

    My Pet was Injured in a Car Accident – Can I Sue?
    For many of us, pets are more than just companions – they’re part of the family. We may take them on vacation, to the store, and in frequent rides in the car. If your pet sustains serious injury in a … LEARN MORE The post…
  • Sep 6

    PSB Obtains $6.5 Million Settlement From City of L.A. For Injured Bicyclist

    PSB Obtains $6.5 Million Settlement From City of L.A. For Injured Bicyclist
    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Brian Panish, Spencer Lucas and Jefferson Saylor obtained a $6,500,000 settlement for a man who was catastrophically injured when he was thrown from his bicycle after coming into contact with a large…
  • Aug 30

    PSB Attorneys & Staff Featured Speakers At 2017 CAALA Las Vega

    PSB Attorneys & Staff Featured Speakers At 2017 CAALA Las Vega
    The largest convention of California trial attorneys kicks off this week in Las Vegas at the 35th Annual Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Convention. More than 2,800 legal professionals will attend the event from Thursday, August…
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Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury law. By The Law Offices of Stephen M. Fuerch.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
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Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

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

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/15/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/15/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. And catch a repeat broadcast of my discussion with Tony Martignetti on Nonprofit Radio of the board’s role in program oversight.…
  • Sep 13

    Lawyers as Social Innovators: Guest Lecture

    Lawyers as Social Innovators: Guest Lecture
    Earlier today I had the wonderful opportunity to guest lecture at Scott Curran‘s  Lawyers as Social Innovators class at Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Here are my notes for the class: If…
  • Sep 8

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/8/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/8/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: President Trump ordered an end to the DACA program, which protects 800,000 current beneficiaries from…
Rank this Week: 744

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    UPS Workers File Wrongful Death Suit Following Workplace Shooting

    UPS Workers File Wrongful Death Suit Following Workplace Shooting
    In June 2017, an armed United Parcel Service (UPS) employee entered into a package delivery warehouse in San Francisco and began shooting. Three UPS workers were killed and two were wounded. An additional three employees were hurt while…
  • Sep 13

    What Happens When Someone Buys Your Apartment Building?

    What Happens When Someone Buys Your Apartment Building?
    Apartment buildings or rental houses and condos are typically investment properties for the landlords. As with any investment, there may come a time when it is better for the landlord to sell than to hold on to it. This means that one day,…
  • Sep 11

    Medicare Audit Reveals Elder Abuse and Neglect

    Medicare Audit Reveals Elder Abuse and Neglect
    An audit conducted by Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, found that elder abuse and neglect is a significant concern for Medicare beneficiaries and that the Medicare program currently has…
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Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Sep 15

    Novo Nordisk to Pay $58 Million Settlement

    Novo Nordisk to Pay $58 Million Settlement
    In early September, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced pharmaceutical manufacturer Novo Nordisk Inc. has agreed to pay $58.65 million for failing to comply with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated Risk Evaluation and…
  • Sep 8

    CHRISTUS Health Care Companies to Pay $12.24 Million in FCA Settlement

    CHRISTUS Health Care Companies to Pay $12.24 Million in FCA Settlement
    CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and CHRISTUS Health, located in Irving, Texas, have agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve allegations of violating the federal False Claims Act…
  • Sep 1

    Whistleblower Fails to Get a New Judge in Case

    Whistleblower Fails to Get a New Judge in Case
    Whistleblower George Gage has made it clear he is not happy with the current judge for his qui tam case, U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks. Gage claims that throughout his False Claims Act (FCA) case against Rolls-Royce North America Inc., Judge…
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Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Don’t Go There: Threats Won’t Get the Deal Done

    Don’t Go There: Threats Won’t Get the Deal Done
    Your client and the other party need to come to an agreement to resolve a dispute. As the old saying goes, you’ll attract more flies with honey than vinegar. Threatening the other party will just heighten the tension, make the other…
  • Sep 8

    Persuasion is a Skill Not a Mystery

    Persuasion is a Skill Not a Mystery
    Whether you’re trying to persuade another party to settle a lawsuit or a family member wants to vacation in a place you’d hate to go, with some practice and effort you may be persuasive enough to achieve that settlement or avoid…
  • Aug 30

    Empathy Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing

    Empathy Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing
    Empathy is critical to being a good negotiator. You must address the other person’s needs and wants in order to reach an agreement. Being emotionally cut off from others is not a recipe for negotiation success. On the other hand being…
Rank this Week: 3600

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Sep 14

    Do Fourth Amendment Protections Extend to Cell Phone Records?

    Do Fourth Amendment Protections Extend to Cell Phone Records?
    The right to be free from unlawful searches and seizures is a cornerstone of American freedom. The Fourth Amendment plainly states that “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
  • Aug 26

    California Restraining Order Violation

    California Restraining Order Violation
    If you’ve had a California restraining order filed against you there are certain limitations to what you can and cannot do. A restraining order is basically a legal way of infringing on some of your legal rights. A restraining order can…
  • Aug 7

    What Happens at an Arraignment?

    What Happens at an Arraignment?
    What happens after you’ve been arrested for a crime in California? According to the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, you must be “informed of the nature and cause” of your arrest. This Sixth Amendment right…
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Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Rescission of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

    Rescission of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
    On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  This impacts almost 800,000 individuals who have been granted DACA. In a June 15, 2012 memorandum, the…
  • Sep 7

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicant

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicant
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants beginning on October 1, 2017.  This change will impact person with adjustment of status…
  • Sep 7

    September 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    September 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: September 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 is…
Rank this Week: 3679

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 14

    What Businesses Should Know About Website Accessibility Lawsuits Under the ADA

    What Businesses Should Know About Website Accessibility Lawsuits Under the ADA
    The claim du jour is website accessibility. Plaintiffs are suing businesses in alarming numbers alleging that websites are not accessible to persons with disabilities.  In this alert, Fox attorneys Carolyn Richmond, Ernest Badway…
  • Sep 10

    Paid Parental Leave Policies Under Scrutiny

    Paid Parental Leave Policies Under Scrutiny
    If the EEOC’s recent lawsuit against Estee Lauder is any indication of things to come, now is a good time to review your parental leave policy.  The crux of the policy at issue is a grant of six weeks of paid parental leave for a…
  • Sep 7

    Considerations for your EPLI Policy

    Considerations for your EPLI Policy
    All of this news about hurricanes and the tragic images of people losing their homes (and everything in them), takes me back to advice my father gave me years ago, which was:  You need insurance for things you can’t afford to…
Rank this Week: 2213

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    SwedelsonGottlieb Urges Governor Brown to VETO AB 634

    SwedelsonGottlieb Urges Governor Brown to VETO AB 634
    According to CAI’s California Legislative Action Committee, there is still time to stop AB 634, a bill that impacts a condominium association’s ability to control the placement of solar panels in common interest developments. BUT…
  • Aug 14

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer
    Title VIII of the Civil Rights of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), is a federal law which prohibits discrimination in housing and housing-related services due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute's Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for receiving…
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Probate, Trusts and Estate Law…

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law Blog

Cover international estate planning considerations, sophisticated estate planning techniques, answers to common estate planning questions, and probate, estate and gift tax law By Janet Brewer.

http://blog.calprobate.com/
Rank this Week: 4175

Policyholder Perspective

Policyholder Perspective

Provides analysis of trends and developments in the area of insurance coverage law. By Farella Braun + Martel.

http://www.farellacoveragelaw.com/
  • Sep 14

    Insurance Broker Series: Stephen Leveroni, ABD Insurance and Financial Service

    Insurance Broker Series: Stephen Leveroni, ABD Insurance and Financial Service
    Farella’s Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry. To provide more value to our readers, we have reached out to a series of…
  • Sep 7

    Insurance Broker Series: Cris Christensen, ABD Insurance and Financial Service

    Insurance Broker Series: Cris Christensen, ABD Insurance and Financial Service
    Farella’s Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry.  To provide more value to our readers, we have reached out to a series of…
  • Sep 1

    Insurance Broker Series: Winnie Van, ABD Insurance and Financial Service

    Insurance Broker Series: Winnie Van, ABD Insurance and Financial Service
    Farella’s Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry. To provide more value to our readers, we have reached out to a series of…
Rank this Week: 3766