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California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. By Albertson & Davidson LLP.

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Oct 7

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 4 California Attorney Malpractice Claim

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 4 California Attorney Malpractice Claim
    If you are the victim of a poorly drafted Trust or Will that prevents you from inheriting the property your parents wanted you to have, you may have an attorney malpractice claim on your hands.  In this course, we discuss the rights and…
  • Aug 30

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 3 California Undue Influence Claim

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 3 California Undue Influence Claim
    If you are contesting a Trust or Will, or filing a California financial elder abuse action, you have to know about undue influence.  In a majority of cases, undue influence is alleged as the basis to overturn a California Trust or Will.…
  • Aug 1

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 2 The Top 3 Trustee Dutie

    The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 2 The Top 3 Trustee Dutie
    California Trustees have a lot of duties and responsibilities, but none are more important than the top three Trustee duties discussed in course 2 of our video series.  You can find an in-depth written discussion of this topic here. The…
Rank this Week: 3511

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule
    It is safe to say that most people have an expectation of privacy when it comes to sending messages and information on Facebook. Although posts on your wall and comments may be readily available for the public to see, you probably expect the…
  • Oct 4

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule
    Recently, we’ve seen that sports can spark controversy. NFL players have taken knees and locked arms during the national anthem to protest inequality and injustice, but the NFL isn’t the only form of football causing controversy.…
  • Sep 22

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court
    Earlier this year, under President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began keeping a watchful eye on people coming in and out of courthouses, seizing an opportunity to detain…
Rank this Week: 1091

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: 1421

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

http://www.californiasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month
    During Mediation Settlement Month, FINRA is reducing their standard mediation fees and costs in order to promote the benefits of mediation. As a longtime securities arbitration lawyer, I am a big supporter of mediation to resolve FINRA…
  • Aug 3

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC
    A company insider was recently awarded more than $1.7 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the SEC’s securities fraud whistleblower program.  Whistleblowers who provide the SEC with original and credible…
  • Jul 31

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law
    For the past ten years, I have had the pleasure of serving as the supervising attorney for the University of San Francisco School of Law Investor Justice Clinic (IJC). The IJC provides free legal services to financial consumers who wish to…
Rank this Week: 3779

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Covers California real estate law.

http://www.hkclaw.com/topic/blog/
  • Oct 5

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"
    Many manufactured home communities have clubhouses for park and social events. Some events are sponsored by the Park, but some are sponsored by individuals or groups that reside within a given manufactured home community. An ongoing issue in…
  • Oct 27

    Mobilehome Park Ground Lease

    Mobilehome Park Ground Lease
    Ground leases are long term-leases that share many of the characteristics of a land purchase. The ground lessee acquires long-term exclusive rights of possession, including the right to build on and use the property as the lessee sees fit…
  • Aug 2

    RENT CONTROL - A TRILOGY OF DECISIONS

    RENT CONTROL - A TRILOGY OF DECISIONS
    In the past month, Hart | King has received rulings in 3 separate rent control applications/hearings. First, we received a ruling arising out of an application in the city of Lancaster. The city of Lancaster has a fairly expedited process...
Rank this Week: 1916

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce
    Are you considering divorcing a spouse who has trouble with substance abuse? Anyone experiencing a divorce can tell you that there are all kinds of mitigating factors that may impact divorce proceedings and outcomes. One particular issue that…
  • Oct 2

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce
    Are you considering a divorce, but concerned about the tax implications? It is definitely a good idea to be aware of the financial fallout associated with terminating a marriage. An attorney experienced in family law and divorce can be of…
  • Sep 29

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California
    Support payments in California. Leaving a marriage can be a difficult decision. It is not made any easier by the financial constraints associated with dividing a household. Living separately is obviously going to cost more, and in many cases…
Rank this Week: 2439

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Oct 4

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?
    A preliminary court hearing is a”trial before a trial” so a judge may determine if there is or is not enough evidence to proceed with a criminal case and force a defendant to stand trial. It’s not a replacement for the…
  • Sep 22

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?
    At a preliminary hearing, a Judge is presented evidence through testimony of witnesses. Generally, the prosecutor will use the police officer(s) who investigated the case to present their evidence. Your defense attorney will be given the…
  • Sep 22

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?

    What Happens At A Preliminary Hearing In Riverside Courts?
    At a preliminary hearing, a Judge is presented evidence through testimony of witnesses. Generally, the prosecutor will use the police officer(s) who investigated the case to present their evidence. Your defense attorney will be given the…
Rank this Week: 481

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 3

    Travel Ban Update

    Travel Ban Update
    On September 24, 2017, the Trump administration announced details of a revised and expanded travel ban upon nationals from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.  The ban immediately impacts nationals of…
  • Oct 3

    USCIS to Resume Premium Processing for All H-1B Petition

    USCIS to Resume Premium Processing for All H-1B Petition
    Effective October 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed premium processing for all H-1B extension of stay petitions.  Premium processing is now available for all types of H-1B petitions. When a petitioner…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3687

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

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

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Oct 3

    Amended Civil Code Section 4775 Clarifies Responsibility for Exclusive Use Common Area — Has Your Association Adjusted to The Changes?

    Amended Civil Code Section 4775 Clarifies Responsibility for Exclusive Use Common Area — Has Your Association Adjusted to The Changes?
    By David C. Swedelson, Community Association Attorney at SwedelsonGottlieb Many California community association’s CC&Rs, particularly those in older communities, do not clearly state who is responsible for the repair or replacement…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 788

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/
  • Oct 3

    When the 50 Percent Penalty Applies During Offshore Voluntary Disclosure

    When the 50 Percent Penalty Applies During Offshore Voluntary Disclosure
    The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) normally comes along with an “offshore penalty” equal to 27.5 percent of the highest aggregate account balance of the previously unreported foreign financial assets. However, the…
  • Sep 28

    How Does Living Overseas Impact Your FBAR and FATCA Obligations?

    How Does Living Overseas Impact Your FBAR and FATCA Obligations?
    U.S. taxpayers who live overseas may still have a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) and form 8938 filing report for their foreign financial accounts. In general, your FBAR obligations will not be impacted by the fact that you live overseas.…
  • Sep 26

    What is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act?

    What is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act?
    The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) sets reporting requirements for both foreign financial insinuations and U.S. taxpayers who hold specified foreign assets. If your foreign financial institution is in a country that has an…
Rank this Week: 698

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Oct 2

    Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Wins Elite Service Award

    Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Wins Elite Service Award
    The Law Office of Seth L. Hanson is both thankful and delighted to have the opportunity to join an exclusive network of bankruptcy lawyers by accepting the prestigious Elite Service Award from ARAG Network Attorneys! ARAG has helped…
  • Sep 21

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner
    Operating a small business is not for the faint of heart. As many small business owners know, there are dozens of unforeseen issues that usually arise that can cause crisis for any business. Among the most common issues for a small business…
  • Sep 18

    Paying Creditors In Bankruptcy

    Paying Creditors In Bankruptcy
    When you file for bankruptcy protection, a legal entity called the bankruptcy estate is created. Your bankruptcy estate consists of all the property you own. If there are any non-exempt assets in your bankruptcy estate the bankruptcy trustee…
Rank this Week: 1695

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2050

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Oct 2

    Benefits of a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney for your Criminal Case

    Benefits of a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney for your Criminal Case
    When you hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense attorney, you make the best possible decision you can for your case, and for your future. When faced with criminal charges, you have not yet been convicted, you have merely been charged. This means…
  • Oct 2

    Analysis of a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case

    Analysis of a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case
    If you have been arrested for suspicion of a Los Angeles Hit and Run, it is likely that you do not thoroughly understand the case against you, the rights you have and the options you can take. That is why it is extremely important to speak to…
  • Sep 5

    Gathering Evidence in a Los Angeles Criminal Case

    Gathering Evidence in a Los Angeles Criminal Case
    Regardless of which offense a person has been charged with, it will require some evidence gathering. What type of evidence you gather and the sources you consult with to gather the evidence will depend on the type of offense you have been…
Rank this Week: 2496

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

Covers antitrust and consumer law. Published by Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

http://www.theantitrustattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesprobatelitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, LLP wins at Probate Trial in Ventura County

    Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, LLP wins at Probate Trial in Ventura County
    Successfully fighting for our clients and no fear of taking matters to trial if necessary! Ginzbug & Bronshteyn, LLP, proud to share that firm partner Yasha Bronshteyn recently obtained a trial verdict in the Ventura County Superior Court…
  • Jul 1

    Recent Programs Attended

    Recent Programs Attended
    On June 28, 2017, firm partner, Yasha Bronshteyn spoke at the program presented by the Beverly Hills Bar Association presented by the Family Law Section and Trusts & Estates Section.  The Program – Until Death (or Children, or…
  • May 20

    Firm Partners Keeping Current with Probate Litigation and Conservatorship Issue

    Firm Partners Keeping Current with Probate Litigation and Conservatorship Issue
    Firm partner, Alexander R. Ginzburg, was pleased to attend the Los Angeles County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section annual reception on May 15, 2017.  This reception at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles was attended by probate…
Rank this Week: 2992

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    A typical arrangement involving a marital trust is for a child to serve as the successor trustee and be a beneficiary. That is, once both parents have passed away, the child steps into the role of trustee and their beneficial interest vests.…
  • Aug 24

    Probate Fee

    Probate Fee
    An attorney's ordinary compensation, or statutory fee, for representing a personal representative in a probate case is determined by the estate's value. Estate of Hilton (1996) 44 Cal.App.4th 890, 894-915. For example, if the estate is valued…
  • Jul 27

    Probate Attorney Fees - Extraordinary Compensation

    Probate Attorney Fees - Extraordinary Compensation
    When an attorney handles a probate, they may be entitled to two methods of payment from the estate, ordinary compensation and extraordinary compensation. This is also known as ordinary fees and extraordinary fees. Ordinary compensation is…
Rank this Week: 2851

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

By Strong Advocates.

https://www.strongadvocates.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Napa winery salesman files lawsuit for age discrimination

    Napa winery salesman files lawsuit for age discrimination
    A former sales representative for a parent company for a winery in Napa, California, is suing the company for alleged age discrimination when they fired him for “being too old.” Joseph White began working for Fior di Sole in…
  • Sep 28

    California Assembly to vote on bill that would give more workers 12 weeks of parental leave

    California Assembly to vote on bill that would give more workers 12 weeks of parental leave
    In September, the California Assembly will vote on a Senate-passed bill that would require smaller companies to provide the same amount of unpaid parental leave as larger companies. If lawmakers and the governor approve the bill, businesses…
  • Sep 27

    California to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb host

    California to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb host
    Regulators at the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing plan to begin testing Airbnb hosts to prevent discrimination. This decision comes after a recent incident in which an Airbnb host in Big Bear, California, was fined for…
Rank this Week: 1677

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Sep 29

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit
    A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]
  • Sep 19

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal
    Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]
  • Sep 6

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city
    A former deputy city attorney won a wrongful termination and whistleblower lawsuit against the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Superior Court jury awarded Joanna Hoeper over $2 million for lost earnings and emotional […]
Rank this Week: 1287

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Michael McKneely.

https://www.fresnocriminalattorney.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 28

    Nurse Arrested for Refusing Warrantless Blood Draw by Police

    Nurse Arrested for Refusing Warrantless Blood Draw by Police
    This summer, shocking video emerged of a police officer forcibly arresting nurse Alex Wubbels at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her crime? Protecting her patient’s rights against unlawful government intrusion by refusing…
  • Sep 21

    Employee Theft & Embezzlement Explained

    Employee Theft & Embezzlement Explained
    Embezzlement is an offense that most would associate with complex or large-scale financial wrongdoings within the corporate world. But in reality, you could get charged with embezzlement for misappropriating any amount of money or property…
  • Sep 14

    Expansion of Shoplifting Definition in California Actually Reduces Penaltie

    Expansion of Shoplifting Definition in California Actually Reduces Penaltie
    At first glance, a California Supreme Court decision expanding the definition of shoplifting could look concerning for accused offenders. However, the Supreme Court’s March 2017 decision is actually good news. By applying Proposition…
Rank this Week: 2470

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Adverse Possession: A Situation In Which a Fence and Locked Gate Did Not Provide Notice of Hostile Use

    Adverse Possession: A Situation In Which a Fence and Locked Gate Did Not Provide Notice of Hostile Use
    Adverse possession is a way of acquiring title to real property through continuous possession or use for a specified period of time. One of the elements required to prove adverse possession is that the possession or use must be “hostile…
  • Aug 28

    Reverse Veil Piercing in California – Available to Expose LLC Assets to Liability

    Reverse Veil Piercing in California – Available to Expose LLC Assets to Liability
    Piercing the corporate veil, (the alter ego doctrine) is a procedure which creditors use when their judgment is against a corporation or LLC which is owned by, or controlled by, a sole shareholder. Usually, the corporation has no assets to…
  • Aug 11

    Partition – When You Can Partition By Appraisal in California

    Partition – When You Can Partition By Appraisal in California
    Co-owners of real estate do not always have the same goals, and when they cannot agree, they may need the court’s help. Such is the case in a Partition action; in its original form, it literally meant dividing the land up into parts,…
Rank this Week: 2868

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

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

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 893

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Sep 25

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense
    Family law court orders and parent agreements often include a provision for parents to share uninsured medical expenses. The family court requires California Judicial Council form FL192 Notice of Rights...
  • Sep 25

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense
    Family law court orders and parent agreements often include a provision for parents to share uninsured medical expenses. The family court requires California Judicial Council form #FL192 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities regarding…
  • Sep 20

    Validity of a Marriage

    Validity of a Marriage
    Marriage – Legally what constitutes a valid marriage?  Many couples marry in a church, take religious vows, and consider their marriage a religious contract.  But when faced with divorce, many...
Rank this Week: 2985

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Sep 25

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal
    Perhaps the title of this post should be the other way around: The Second District Court of Appeal comes to TrueFiling. Although the The Second District has had e-filing for some document sin place for several years, it appears to…
  • Aug 21

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!
    The California Supreme Court adopted voluntary e-filing this summer, but e-filing will become mandatory on September 1, 2017. The court uses the TrueFiling system, which I have found to be rather user-friendly.…
  • Aug 21

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?
    When I was a young lawyer, my mentor told me, “Practice law as if the rules will always be strictly enforced against you but will never be strictly enforced against the adverse party.” Wise words. Last week I posted about a…
Rank this Week: 1084

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Sep 25

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime
    In a bid to keep pace with advancements in the technological landscape, the Singapore Government has in recent months embarked on public consultations on its draft Cybersecurity Bill (the Cyber Bill) and its proposed amendments to…
  • Sep 25

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime
    In a bid to keep pace with advancements in the technological landscape, the Singapore Government has in recent months embarked on public consultations on its draft Cybersecurity Bill (the Cyber Bill) and its proposed amendments to…
  • Sep 20

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada
    On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed new regulations in the Canada Gazette, which set out specifics regarding the mandatory data breach reporting requirements under the Personal Information Protection and…
Rank this Week: 1225

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Hit-and-Run: Victim’s Rights After the Accident

    Hit-and-Run: Victim’s Rights After the Accident
    Recently, a vehicle struck two pedestrians on Foothill Boulevard in Rialto and kept going. One woman passed away from her injuries at the hospital, while the other is currently in critical condition. Police found what they believe is the…
  • Sep 14

    Night Driving: How to Keep Yourself Safe

    Night Driving: How to Keep Yourself Safe
    One of the most dangerous times to be on the California roadways is nighttime. There’s a number of reasons behind why the darkness makes it inherently more dangerous. Did you know that when it comes to fatal wrongful death accidents,…
  • Sep 7

    Riverside Grandmother Critically Injured By Alleged Street Racers in Crash

    Riverside Grandmother Critically Injured By Alleged Street Racers in Crash
    A car coming off of the 215 freeway in San Bernardino was hit by two cars that witnesses described as racing each other. A 62 year-old grandmother was in the backseat of the car when it was struck. Her injuries from this San Bernardino car…
Rank this Week: 2731

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 21

    Avoid Having to Sell Home to Prevent Foreclosure

    Avoid Having to Sell Home to Prevent Foreclosure
    Your home is likely your biggest asset, and your mortgage your biggest debt. Whatever you do with that asset and that debt has a big effect on your present and future financial life. If you are having financial trouble paying the mortgage it…
  • Aug 29

    Filing Bankruptcy and My Security Clearance

    Filing Bankruptcy and My Security Clearance
    WILL FILING BANKRUPTCY CAUSE PROBLEMS WITH MY SECURITY CLEARANCE? The short answer is that the filing of a bankruptcy caseitself will not affect your security clearance. However, the reasons that a person might file a bankruptcy case could…
  • Jul 6

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy
    As a bankruptcy lawyer I want to help my clients resolve their financial situation and eliminate their debts. One of the largest frustrations I encounter is when a client can't use the bankruptcy laws nearly as well because of actions he or…
Rank this Week: 2923

California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

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

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Sep 21

    “Hi Grandma it’s….” ** SCAM ALERT **

    “Hi Grandma it’s….” ** SCAM ALERT **
    SCAM ALERT An old friend lost her husband recently. He was a really great guy but that’s not the point of this post. She told me that within days of the death she received a call where the caller said, “hi Grandma it’s your…
  • Aug 1

    California Civil Code 2920.7 – Survivor Rights with Real Estate Mortgage

    California Civil Code 2920.7 – Survivor Rights with Real Estate Mortgage
    On January 1, 2017 the California legislature enacted a new law, California Civil Code 2920.7 (pasted below) which aims to help the survivor deal with a mortgage company when their name is not actually on the mortgage. It’s like a…
  • Jun 24

    Steps to Take upon death of a loved one

    Steps to Take upon death of a loved one
    You just lost a loved one… now what? As a probate attorney for over 20 years I have dealt with well over 1,000 deaths at work. I have also dealt with the deaths of several family members and close friends. It’s a part of…
Rank this Week: 2590

Education Law and Student Rights

Education Law and Student Rights

Covers education law and student rights in public and private school settings, from preschool through college. By Michelle Ball.

http://edlaw4students.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    When is School Expulsion Mandatory in California Public Schools?

    When is School Expulsion Mandatory in California Public Schools?
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995School expulsion is NOT something any parent wants their child to endure.  To be removed entirely from a school district to have to attend a "bad" school is not a fun…
  • Aug 14

    Appealing A Bad OCR Decision On Alleged School Discrimination

    Appealing A Bad OCR Decision On Alleged School Discrimination
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995Have you filed a complaint alleging discrimination or improper retaliation with the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and their Office for Civil Rights (OCR)…
  • Jul 13

    Schools Have An Obligation To Provide Translated Document

    Schools Have An Obligation To Provide Translated Document
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995California is a diverse state, with many different cultures, nationalities and languages being spoken.  Residents' children, regardless of language spoken by students…
Rank this Week: 3266

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: 2455

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: 3681

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Covers California family law.

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

    Temporary Alimony In California

    Temporary Alimony In California
    Alimony can be a point of contention in almost any divorce proceeding. Without a compromise between the divorcing spouses, a dispute over alimony can be lengthy, costly, and exceedingly nerve-wracking. The spouses who request alimony insist…
  • Aug 23

    Pet Custody In California

    Pet Custody In California
    Many pet owners treat their dogs and cats almost as if they were children. The law in the state of California, however, does not. What happens to a pet when divorce splits up a family? In a growing number of California divorces, the fate of…
  • Jul 23

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t
    Getting a divorce in California is always a complicated legal process, and if you want to divorce but your spouse doesn’t, it’s probably going to be even more complicated. In Southern California, if you are divorcing your spouse…
Rank this Week: 2157

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Dangerous DUI Crash

    Dangerous DUI Crash
    DUI Crash in Pasadena Having lost a loved one in a total freak accident vehicle crash, a car crash or any type of crash scares me. A loss like that impacts you’re life and to know that some people just carelessly drink and drive irks…
  • Sep 8

    Motorcycle Incidents in California

    Motorcycle Incidents in California
    Motorcycle Incident in Diamond Bar Motorcycle incidents seem pretty scary. There’s little protection if something bad would happen. The police have been able to identify a twenty-four year old young man who died in a motorcycle crash.…
  • Sep 1

    Brain Injury in California

    Brain Injury in California
    Football Player Brain Injury A brain injury is one of the scariest injuries you can get. It takes a special physician and there’s very little they can tell you about the situation. Recently a California teen was sadly hurt from a…
Rank this Week: 1918

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Blood Alcohol Level in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Blood Alcohol Level in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    California Vehicle Code §23152 makes it unlawful to operate a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both. In general, a person is said to be impaired if their blood alcohol level is a .08 or over. The blood alcohol…
  • Aug 24

    The Benefits of Having an Experienced Los Angeles Criminal Attorney Analyze the Facts of your DUI Case

    The Benefits of Having an Experienced Los Angeles Criminal Attorney Analyze the Facts of your DUI Case
    If you have been arrested for a Los Angeles DUI, the best thing you could do for yourself is to retain a Los Angeles DUI attorney as soon as possible. An experienced attorney will look for the factual and evidentiary weaknesses in your case…
  • Jun 15

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

    Do the Courts or the DMV Issue a License Suspension Following a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?
    The Los Angeles Criminal Courts and the Los Angeles Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are two completely separate entities. Each has their own restrictions on issuing consequences of a DUI arrest, and each follows their own standards and…
Rank this Week: 4656

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    What can I do if USCIS is taking too long to make a decision in my case?

    What can I do if USCIS is taking too long to make a decision in my case?
    Starting October 1, 2017, USCIS has indicated that it would be start requiring in-person interviews for individuals seeking lawful permanent resident status who have been petitioned by their employers.  According to a USCIS spokesperson,…
  • Aug 30

    How Long Must We Wait?

    How Long Must We Wait?
    The Priority Date system has not been changed by the Trump administration. There is still a long wait for many preference immigrants.
  • Aug 11

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?
    Many people call the Coachella Valley immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP in a panic because their green cards are about to expire and they are concerned that the card’s expiration will subject them to deportation by the Trump…
Rank this Week: 3529

Environmental Legal Blogs

Environmental Legal Blogs

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

http://environmentallegal.blogs.com/sholzer/
  • Sep 12

    Temporarily Tapped Out: More Time to Consider California’s Clean Water Funding Bill

    Temporarily Tapped Out: More Time to Consider California’s Clean Water Funding Bill
    How deep does the clean water issue go in California? Let’s first take a look at some somewhat recent and comprehensive findings: There was good news and bad news regarding the cleanliness of California’s drinking water, according…
  • Aug 9

    Illegal pot farms destroying forests, ecologist claim

    Illegal pot farms destroying forests, ecologist claim
    According to Yahoo!, an ecologist and consultant to the US Forest Service claims that illegal pot farming has produced contamination from liquid pesticides. The ecologist, Mourad Gabriel, says that forests in California now hold 80 times more…
  • Aug 4

    Tesla-popular, but broke

    Tesla-popular, but broke
    Drive around the west valley, and you can see that Tesla has become a fashion and environmental statement in its own right. There appear to be a lot of people who want the car. Tesla estimates that one model, Model...
Rank this Week: 599

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Arrested For DUI & Now Have A Probation Violation?

    Arrested For DUI & Now Have A Probation Violation?
    Typically, when you are sentenced, and your sentence includes probation, one of the things you are ordered to do is not violate the law. If you are arrested, the arrest itself is not a probation violation. However, what ends up happening, is…
  • May 24

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)
    Driving under the influence of drugs, or DUID, is essentially the same as a DUI with alcohol. The code section reads: “It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle. “ In essence, the…
  • May 24

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)
    Driving under the influence of drugs, or DUID, is essentially the same as a DUI with alcohol. The code section reads: “It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle. “ In essence, the…
Rank this Week: 2712

Life/Death/Law Blog

Life/Death/Law Blog

Covers tax planning, estate planning, trusts, wills and charitable giving. By Liza Hanks.

http://www.lifedeathlaw.com/
  • Sep 12

    California Passes New Law Allowing Executors and Trustees Access to Digital Asset

    California Passes New Law Allowing Executors and Trustees Access to Digital Asset
    Some of your most valuable assets are digital, your estate plan should make it possible for your heirs to have access to them. If that's what you want, of course.
  • Sep 3

    FDIC Insurance for Trust Account

    FDIC Insurance for Trust Account
    Most people know that the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) insures bank accounts for up to $250,000 per depositor per covered bank. This insurance was increased from $100,000 to $250,000 in 2008, to reassure people during the…
  • Jun 11

    Refinancing a house held in a living trust

    Refinancing a house held in a living trust
    You can refinance your house if it is in a living trust, but you need to pay attention and make sure your house stays in the trust before and after the transaction.
Rank this Week: 3171

Fisher & Talwar Blog

Fisher & Talwar Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.ftpersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Bizarre Semi Truck Accident

    Bizarre Semi Truck Accident
    Bizarre Semi Truck Accidents The maximum allowed weight for a U.S. semi trailer is 80,000 lbs and the weight of a small car, truck, or minivan averages to around 4,000 lbs. This means, when fully loaded, a semi trailer can weigh up to 20…
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of Semi-Truck Tire Blowout

    The Dangers of Semi-Truck Tire Blowout
    The Dangers of Semi-Truck Tire Blowouts If you have spent any time driving on Southern California’s highways, you have no doubt encountered some debris on the side of the road that is from a shredded tire of a semi-truck. Large…
  • Aug 21

    Texting and Driving Laws and Statistics for Truck Driver

    Texting and Driving Laws and Statistics for Truck Driver
    Texting and Driving Laws and Statistics for Truck Drivers Most motorists know about the dangers of texting while driving, but many people continue to do it anyway. While teens and young adults are most likely to text while driving, other…
Rank this Week: 3067

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

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

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 4234

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, prescription medication misuse and bedsores. By Walton Law, A.P.C.

http://www.californiaelderabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Dementia and Wandering

    Dementia and Wandering
    According to the World Health Organization, dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people. Dementia, which is a syndrome in which there is a deterioration in memory, behavior and thinking, causes many who…
  • Aug 25

    Elder Abuse Cases Taken on a Contingency Basis and What that Means for You

    Elder Abuse Cases Taken on a Contingency Basis and What that Means for You
    If you believe that an elder has been the victim of any form of elder abuse, including neglect, while in the care of a California nursing home, your first responsibility is to report your suspicions. It is also advisable that you also speak…
  • Aug 11

    Psychological Abuse of Elder

    Psychological Abuse of Elder
    Psychological abuse of elders may also be called emotional elder abuse. The terms are often interchangeable and denote the intentional infliction of mental and/or emotional anguish. Psychological abuse may come in the forms of threats,…
Rank this Week: 2532

The FEHA Blog

The FEHA Blog

Discourse on California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act from an employee rights attorney’s point of view. By M. Greg Mullanax.

http://fehablog.com/
  • Sep 6

    It’s A Conduit Case!

    It’s A Conduit Case!
    In this case, plaintiff alleged he was fired because of his marital status in violation of FEHA’s protections against marital status discrimination. Plaintiff was fired by his boss, who was also his mother-in-law. Plaintiff said he was…
  • Aug 28

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed
    Here’s an interesting FEHA disability discrimination case in which the Ninth Circuit upheld the district court’s summary judgment dismissing the case. In this case there was no evidence that plaintiff’s disability was a…
  • Apr 18

    Derrel’s Mini Storage Settles DFEH Pregnancy Employment & Housing Lawsuit

    Derrel’s Mini Storage Settles DFEH Pregnancy Employment & Housing Lawsuit
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing just announced a settlement with Derrel’s Mini Storage, Inc. on a complaint it filed in Kern County Superior Court alleging pregnancy discrimination in employment and housing. For…
Rank this Week: 502

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 3

    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Case

    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Case
    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Cases A new client came in a few months ago. He was charged with felony domestic battery and violating a criminal protective order from a prior misdemeanor DV conviction. The allegations of the new…
  • Aug 15

    Pitchess Motions and Getting Better Results in Criminal Defense Case

    Pitchess Motions and Getting Better Results in Criminal Defense Case
    Leveraging Better Results in Criminal Defense Cases: Pitchess Motions Almost every time a new client comes in they want to know how their case will end up. Often times, clients want me to “lay odds” about what will happen with…
  • Aug 15

    Your Right to a Speedy Trial and Serna Motion

    Your Right to a Speedy Trial and Serna Motion
    Your Right to a Speedy Trial and Serna Motions When we are in court we often hear things like the “right to a speedy trial”. Usually we hear about it when we about to give it up. For many years, a very common defense tactic…
Rank this Week: 2668

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

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

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Sep 1

    Montreal Convention Permits Passenger to Recover for Fear of Infection

    Montreal Convention Permits Passenger to Recover for Fear of Infection
    Plaintiff was on a flight from Abu Dhabi to Chicago.  She placed her hand into the seatback pocket, and was unexpectedly stuck with a hypodermic needle that lay within. Because the flight was international, the Montreal Convention…
  • Aug 21

    Paramedic's Family Out of Court in Skylife HEMS Crash

    Paramedic's Family Out of Court in Skylife HEMS Crash
    The NTSB hasn't yet issued its report on the fatal Skylife air ambulance crash in December 2015. But a Fresno judge has ruled that regardless of the cause, the family of one of the paramedics on board will not be allowed to sue either the…
  • Jun 29

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country
     Aviation journalist Christine Negroni reports in Forbes that Monica Ribbeck Kelly, the lawyer who instituted “frivolous” legal proceedings after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, has herself disappeared.  Not…
Rank this Week: 3664

ihwlaw blog

ihwlaw blog

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

http://ihwlaw.me/
  • Sep 1

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful
    Did you know that selling stock in exchange for an unsecured promissory note may be unlawful, void or voidable?  In an area like Silicon Valley where stock may be worth a fortune from the second a company is born,…
  • May 13

    Is Your Company Kosher in California?

    Is Your Company Kosher in California?
    Did you know that your company or the one that you represent may not have the right to enter into contracts, sue or defend itself against a lawsuit in California?  Well-settled law, ignored by many businesses and even lawyers…
  • May 13

    Dress Your App Smartly

    Dress Your App Smartly
    As evidenced by the recent hype about the new Instagram smart app icon, companies invest a lot of time and money to develop the look and feel of a smart device application (“app”) in order to promote brand recognition.…
Rank this Week: 2479

IRS Report Card

IRS Report Card

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

http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3285