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Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    How Does Chapter 11 Affect Shareholders in California?

    How Does Chapter 11 Affect Shareholders in California?
    Chapter 11 is a form of bankruptcy that, though occasionally used by individuals, is more commonly filed by corporations, partnerships, or limited liability companies (LLCs) in California. The major benefit of Chapter 11 over Chapter 7, which…
  • Aug 15

    The 5 Most Common Reasons People File Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA

    The 5 Most Common Reasons People File Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA
    Millions of people file for bankruptcy each year in the United States. California is no exception, with nearly 72,000 cases filed statewide in 2016 alone. Over 14,000 of those cases were filed in Sacramento, peaking during March when more…
  • Aug 11

    3 of the Most Common Reasons Companies File Chapter 11 in California

    3 of the Most Common Reasons Companies File Chapter 11 in California
    There are several types of bankruptcy in California, including Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and, as this article will focus on, Chapter 11 bankruptcy. While individuals can file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in rare circumstances,…
Rank this Week: 1325

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report

By Dykema. Provides news and analysis of legal issues affecting the financial services industry.

http://www.nextgenfinancialservicesreport.com/
  • Aug 21

    New CFPB Online Inquiry Form Offers New Way to Ask Regulatory Question

    New CFPB Online Inquiry Form Offers New Way to Ask Regulatory Question
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s Office of Regulations has long offered the public the opportunity to ask the agency questions about specific regulatory provisions and receive informal feedback from CFPB attorneys,…
  • Aug 16

    Outside Bank Directors Take Note: Could Regulators’ Expectations Be Changing (Again)?

    Outside Bank Directors Take Note: Could Regulators’ Expectations Be Changing (Again)?
    Last week, the Federal Reserve issued proposed guidance that could dial back some regulatory expectations for directors of financial institutions. The proposed guidance, applicable to Fed-supervised entities like bank holding companies and…
  • Aug 14

    2017 Texas Legislative Recap of New Laws Affecting Financial Institutions Operating in Texa

    2017 Texas Legislative Recap of New Laws Affecting Financial Institutions Operating in Texa
    Every other year, the Texas Legislature convenes for roughly six months in Austin. Given the tight timeframe and biennial nature, sessions of the Texas Legislature tend to be “fast and furious” (and also full of drama). There were…
Rank this Week: 1766

California Land Use Blog

California Land Use Blog

Covers land use law for developers, owners and businesses. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://landuselaw.jmbm.com/
  • Aug 18

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide
    Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is proud to announce 18 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the list of Best Lawyers in America®  for 2018. Among those, three are members of…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
Rank this Week: 3345

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2737

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Covers lead and phthlate laws, product safety and products liability.

http://www.swhlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4439

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP…

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP News & Commentary

Covers estate planning, tax law, and real estate law.

http://rogerssheffield.com/news-and-commentary
  • Aug 16

    Blended Families And Estate Planning

    Blended Families And Estate Planning
    Estate Planning in a Blended Family In this era of the blended family, there are many challenging legal issues. Separation and remarriage are currently so common in our nation that blended families have mostly turned into the new standard.…
  • Aug 11

    Rebecca Koch Joins Rogers Sheffield & Campbell

    Rebecca Koch Joins Rogers Sheffield & Campbell
    Rebecca S. Koch Joins the Law Firm of Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP is pleased to announce that Rebecca Koch has joined the firm, effective Aug 1, 2017. Ms. Koch is a skilled and compassionate…
  • Jul 20

    Its A Good Time To Review Your Revocable Living Trust

    Its A Good Time To Review Your Revocable Living Trust
    A couple’s revocable living trust can be freely amended during their joint lifetimes.  Amendments can be used to adapt to changes in law, family circumstances, or the couple’s wishes.  However, once the first spouse…
Rank this Week: 1319

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

Covers divorce in California. By Hendrickson Cooper Hughes.

http://www.yourlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    CA Court: Parents can lose custody even if there is no neglect

    CA Court: Parents can lose custody even if there is no neglect
    Last month, California’s Supreme Court determined that the state can take unruly kids away from their parents even if there is no finding of parental neglect and the parents are doing everything they can to control the children. This…
  • Jul 12

    Is there a cap on child support payments in California?

    Is there a cap on child support payments in California?
    One question some parents have — particularly wealthy parents — is whether California places a cap on the maximum amount of monthly child support payments. Many are surprised to learn that California is actually one of the few states…
  • Jun 20

    Don’t make these 3 mistakes in your divorce

    Don’t make these 3 mistakes in your divorce
    Getting through the divorce process unscathed is the goal of many people who are facing the ending of a marriage. Unfortunately, misconceptions and misinformation about divorce can stand in the way. Here are three common mistakes people make…
Rank this Week: 3006

Odgers Law Group Blog

Odgers Law Group Blog

Covers California business and estate planning law.

https://odgerslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 11

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California
    What is a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA) Making health care power of attorney means designating someone as your spokesperson for your health care decisions; if you are not in a position to make communicative decisions about aspects of…
  • May 1

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?
    HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is an ordinance that protects and provides rights to individuals over their health information. This rule restricts physicians and the business associates to disclose the health…
  • Apr 20

    How to start a business in Los Angele

    How to start a business in Los Angele
    How do I Start a Business in Los Angeles? Have you considered what it would be like to start a business in Los Angeles but are unsure where to begin? Without the proper knowledge, this can be an exhausting process. This blog post should be a…
Rank this Week: 1674

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2897

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Santa Rosa Driver Crashes into a Subway Sandwich Shop and gets a DUI

    Santa Rosa Driver Crashes into a Subway Sandwich Shop and gets a DUI
    On Sunday August 6, 2017, a Santa Rosa man was arrested for driving under the influence, hit-and-run and evading police after crashing his car into a Subway sandwich shop.  A police officer from the California Highway Patrol…
  • Aug 9

    Sonoma County Head-on Crash – Both Drivers Arrested for DUI

    Sonoma County Head-on Crash – Both Drivers Arrested for DUI
    Two drivers in West Sonoma County were arrested for DUI on Sunday after hitting each other head-on.  The crash happend around 4 a.m. on Valley Ford Road.   A truck driven by one of the suspected drunk drivers went across double…
  • Aug 8

    A San Francisco Driver Hits Fairfield Police Officer’s Car and is Arrested for DUI

    A San Francisco Driver Hits Fairfield Police Officer’s Car and is Arrested for DUI
    On Monday, June 26, 2017, City of Fairfield Police were called to investigate a possibly impaired driver in a parking lot on the 1300 block of North Texas Street.  When they arrived the police found a pickup truck stopped in the roadway…
Rank this Week: 4415

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?
    Legal agreements governing medical and nursing home care are an often overlooked estate planning issue. If you have a relative that requires 24-hour nursing care, you need to be aware of how certain actions may affect his or her legal rights.…
  • Jul 14

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right
    There is an important distinction in estate planning between a power of attorney for financial affairs and an advance directive, also known as a power of attorney for health care. Both documents fulfill a similar purpose – appointing an…
  • Jul 13

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You
    For previous generations, disposing of your property at death meant dealing with physical assets and intangible wealth such as cash or stocks. Today we also need to think about digital assets as part of our estate planning. Just think about…
Rank this Week: 924

My Distribution Law

My Distribution Law

Focuses on distribution law issues for manufacturers, wholesalers, dealers, and retailers. By Howard M. Ullman.

http://www.mydistributionlaw.com/
  • Aug 7

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Ancillary Restraint

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Ancillary Restraint
    My latest piece on joint ventures — and the ancillary restraints doctrine — is available here.
  • Aug 1

    Speaking on Joint Venture

    Speaking on Joint Venture
    I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Antitrust Concerns With Joint Ventures and Other Collaborations: Balancing Competitive vs. Anti-Competitive Effects” scheduled for Thursday,…
  • Jul 3

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!
    More blog entries to come soon.
Rank this Week: 2548

California Legal Blog

California Legal Blog

Covers business, real estate, estate planning, probate, trusts, wills, intellectual property and civil litigation. By Anker Hymes & Schreiber LLP.

http://ankerhymesschreiberllp.com/
  • Aug 7

    KC Marie Knox Recognized in the Valley Lawyer Art Contest

    KC Marie Knox Recognized in the Valley Lawyer Art Contest
    Los Angeles Attorney KC Marie Knox isn’t just a talented lawyer. She has a creative, artsy side that made recent news. KC was recognized by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s “Valley Lawyer” magazine for her…
  • Apr 19

    How to Avoid the Nightmare of Giving Up Business Ownership

    How to Avoid the Nightmare of Giving Up Business Ownership
    Continuing from our last post, Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture, Ownership of your business is key. It is the symbol of your own hard work and passion, and security for the success of your future decisions. The more…
  • Mar 28

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)
    From entrepreneurs to trusted advisors, financing a new business venture can be extraordinarily challenging. When you are considering your options, however, be very cautious about giving up ownership. Such a strategy can help get your…
Rank this Week: 2520

Internet Lawyer Blog

Internet Lawyer Blog

Covers business, internet, and cyberspace law. By the Law Offices of Salar Atrizadeh.

http://www.internetlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Catfishing Scam

    Catfishing Scam
    If you have been online, it is possible that a person has attempted to “catfish” you. However, you may not have been able to adequately understand it because you were not looking for the telltale signs. It is a type of an online…
  • Jul 31

    Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Split

    Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Split
    Now, aside from Bitcoin and other digital currencies spawning from video games and consumer-oriented companies, it’s important to be aware that there are other types of digital currencies or so-called “cryptocurrencies.”…
  • Jul 24

    What Is A Virtual Currency?

    What Is A Virtual Currency?
    The legality of certain virtual currencies can be murky.  While some currencies, like Bitcoin, can be readily traded for goods and services, however, other virtual currencies remain where regulation is more questionable. To that point,…
Rank this Week: 4353

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

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

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Aug 4

    Discovery May Be Obtained of the Identity and Location of Persons Having Knowledge of Any Discoverable Matter

    Discovery May Be Obtained of the Identity and Location of Persons Having Knowledge of Any Discoverable Matter
    The title of this blog is a quote from the most basic tenant of the 2016 Discovery Act found in Code of Civil Procedure Section 2017.010 titled Matters Subject to Discovery which reads: “Unless otherwise limited by…
  • Jun 13

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document
    Have you ever had a situation where the opposing side has responded to each of your document production requests with the response? All responsive documents within the custody and control of responding party will be produced. and then they…
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
Rank this Week: 3044

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    If You See Someone in Trouble, is it a Crime Not to Help?

    If You See Someone in Trouble, is it a Crime Not to Help?
    Here is the scenario: Bob is fishing at Lake X. Sally is swimming and seems to be struggling and then disappears beneath the water. Does Bob, who is an excellent swimmer, have a duty to help save Sally? In a word, NO. Legally, he has no duty…
  • Jun 26

    In Orange County, CA, Can Jurors Be Removed Simply Because of Their Race?

    In Orange County, CA, Can Jurors Be Removed Simply Because of Their Race?
    Can prosecutors strike minorities from a jury simply because of their race? Since 1978 criminal attorneys in California have not been allowed to remove potential jurors from a jury simply because of their race. During voir dire, or…
  • Jun 12

    Juvenile Law at it’s Best

    Juvenile Law at it’s Best
    Restored Faith My job, as a criminal defense attorney, is difficult.  The judges, by and large, are against me and my client.  The District Attorney is often unwilling to be sympathetic to the human side of my client’s…
Rank this Week: 2727

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

By Robert Mansour.

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

    Understanding Uninsured Motorist Coverage

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

    10 Things to do Following a Car Accident

    10 Things to do Following a Car Accident
    1) Stop as soon as you can and move your vehicle only if it is safe to do so.  There's no need to unnecessarily hold up all the other traffic. If the positions of the vehicles involved in the accident are important to preserve, take…
  • Mar 15

    Psychological and emotional effects of car accident

    Psychological and emotional effects of car accident
    Sometimes, the most devastating effects of a car accident may have nothing to do with your physical injuries. Sure, you might have some cuts, bumps, bruises, or perhaps worse.  However, you may also have psychological effects from the…
Rank this Week: 2148

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2413

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Quintilone & Associates Blog

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

http://www.quintlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3033

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Jul 22

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?

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

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

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

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 908

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law…

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Neighbors, Google Maps and Dispute

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

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map
    “inewsource.org” is a non-profit news-gathering organization in San Diego.  They have put together data regarding complaints and resolutions into a searchable database found here.   This database includes all complaints…
Rank this Week: 2459

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

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

    Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana

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

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

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

    How A Motion To Suppress Can Help Your DUI Case

    How A Motion To Suppress Can Help Your DUI Case
    According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, in the decade starting with 2003 and ending with 2012, prosecutors in this state won DUI convictions against 76.6 percent of those charged with the crime. Thus, in any typical year,…
Rank this Week: 1737

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Recognizing Race

    Recognizing Race
    As CNN notes, There’s a predictable pattern to the aftermath of too many deadly police shootings: Neighbors and anti-police brutality groups take to the streets. Groups supporting the officers stand up for them. Social media lights up…
  • Jul 11

    Quick Look: Living Lives of Fear

    Quick Look: Living Lives of Fear
    I had a hard time coming up with a title for this post: living lives of fear seems the best fit, but I also considered “put a bullet in it.” Because this post is about yet another incident in which police shot first, fabricated…
  • Jul 6

    Dumbing Down the Test; Dumbing Down the Law

    Dumbing Down the Test; Dumbing Down the Law
    An article in The Daily Journal about California possibly lowering the passing score for the State Bar Exam—essentially dumbing down the test because “too many” people fail it—caught my attention. The article was…
Rank this Week: 4042

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

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

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3613

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

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

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2154

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

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

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

    MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
    Abate of California American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Riders Foundation
  • Jul 11

    MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS

    MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS
    Aprilla Motorcycles BMW Motorcycles Ducati Motorcycles Harley Davidson Motorcycles Honda Motorcycles Indian Motorcycles Kawasaki Motorcycles Suzuki Motorcycles Triumph Motorcycles Victory Motorcycle
  • Jul 9

    Indian Motorcycles of Orange County, possibly the worst motorcycle dealership in the country

    Indian Motorcycles of Orange County, possibly the worst motorcycle dealership in the country
    INTRODUCTION This is part 2 of my write up on how I switched from riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles to Indian motorcycles in July 2017. You can read part one by clicking here. In part 1 of my story, I discussed looking at new motorcycles,…
Rank this Week: 384

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

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

    Knee Replacement Class Action

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

    Knee Replacement Lawyer

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

    DePuy Knee Replacement Lawyer

    DePuy Knee Replacement Lawyer
    DePuy Knee Replacement – General Information For the past few decades, surgical outcomes involving total knee replacements have greatly improved. While past generations would often put off seeing a doctor for knee pain, today’s…
Rank this Week: 3168

Real Estate and Land Use Blog

Real Estate and Land Use Blog

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

http://www.dolingerlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1355

Patent Challenges

Patent Challenges

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

http://www.patentchallenges.com/
Rank this Week: 1302

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

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

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  • May 26

    Two Successive Car Collisions Results In Great Settlement

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

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Wade Law Offices Blog

Wade Law Offices Blog

Coves estate planning.

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

    The Basics of Estate Planning

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

    Partnership Basic

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

    Advantages of a Living Trust

    Advantages of a Living Trust
    A living trust is typically created by an individual to ensure easy transfer of their assets (upon their death) to their beneficiaries without them having to go through the process of probate. Within this agreement, the legal possession of…
Rank this Week: 1715

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

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

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

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

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

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
Rank this Week: 1236

Exempt Organizations Blog

Exempt Organizations Blog

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

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

    Article Published May 31, 2017 in…

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

    Super Lawyers Magazine 2016

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

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

    Two Recent Tax Court Rulings on Charitable Contribution Deductions That Charities Should Be Aware Of
    Two recent Tax Court cases were decided last month in which the court upheld the IRS's denial of significant charitable contribution deductions. In both of these cases, there was no dispute that the taxpayers made the contributions, or that…
Rank this Week: 4604

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

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

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Jun 12

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

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.
    In Dhillon v. John Muir Health, 2017 Cal. LEXIS 3649, the Supreme Court of California shed some light on the resolution of the long-standing conflict concerning the appealability of a trial court’s order on a petition for writ of…
  • Apr 10

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

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

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

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?
    Are the commonly accepted features of arbitration—speed and finality—being watered down by rules permitting a second arbitration that expose parties to delays and significantly increased expenses? In a recently published decision,…
Rank this Week: 876

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegobusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Setting Aside Default Judgment

    Setting Aside Default Judgment
    As an experienced San Diego litigation attorney, this writer knows just how devastating it is when someone learns that a court judgment has been entered against them without their knowledge. This usually occurs via what is called a default…
  • Feb 16

    California Default Judgment

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

    Commercial Landlords’ Duty to Mitigate Damage

    Commercial Landlords’ Duty to Mitigate Damage
    There are numerous challenges facing San Diego business owners especially in today’s economic climate. Fighting for a share in an ever tightening market makes it difficult to keep up with monthly outlays not the least of which are lease…
Rank this Week: 3572

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect, quality of care, falls and abuse. By the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi.

http://www.californianursinghomeabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 6

    New Study Analyzing Preventable Nursing Home Rehospitalization

    New Study Analyzing Preventable Nursing Home Rehospitalization
    The consequences of lack of communication between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are not new knowledge. According to a 2013 study, in the U.S. alone, more than 5 million patients transition from hospital to SNFs yearly. These…
  • Feb 8

    Association of Prior Falls with Adverse Outcomes After Neurosurgical Operations in the Elderly

    Association of Prior Falls with Adverse Outcomes After Neurosurgical Operations in the Elderly
    As our population ages, there has been an increase in the number of elderly patients that undergo neurosurgical interventions. This increase is accompanied by aging risk factors, such as frailty, that increase the risk of complications…
  • Jan 2

    Concerns for Future Antimicrobial-Resistance

    Concerns for Future Antimicrobial-Resistance
    Many people today use medication unnecessarily. The smallest flu or cold warrants the use of antibacterial medication that often does greater harm to our bodies. We ask our doctors for medications that cure common illnesses without thinking…
Rank this Week: 2568

California Debt Blog

California Debt Blog

Provides information and advice about debt collection, dealing with debt collectors, and how to protect yourself from the tactics of the debt collection industry. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.californiadebtblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector
    You take a break at work and find some voice mail messages. The weird thing is that your phone did not ring. How did these messages get here? Lilian Min at Cosmopolitan covers this in a new story she has...
  • Jan 8

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint
    So, it turns out that when you are really good at something you should continue doing it. In this case, debt collectors are really good at having complaints filed against them with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to…
  • Sep 18

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case
    In what is good news for one of my clients, she was sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in 2 separate cases. The lawsuits were filed in 2012 for two alleged credit card debts. She denied she owed any money to...
Rank this Week: 4064

California Personal Injury and…

California Personal Injury and Insurance Blog

Offers information and insights for consumers regarding personal injury law, insurance, and the tort system. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.calpiblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Save some money on car insurance

    Save some money on car insurance
    I am a big proponent of not shopping for insurance solely based on price. There are other important factors. But, for some people, price is the biggest factor. And for some people, two insurance companies may offer the same personal...
  • Jan 8

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?
    Question: I was involved in a car crash. I have medical insurance. Am I responsible to pay these bills back when I settle my case? Answer: This is based on two recent cases I have had! I wish it wasn't,...
  • Aug 24

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story
    Let me relate a real story about why you should never trust an insurance company. This is for a case I am currently working on. As background, my client was rear ended in a car accident by an unlicensed, uninsured...
Rank this Week: 1085

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Types of Expert

    Types of Expert
    In a previous blog, we talked about different classes of experts (Joint, Hired Gun, Review) employed in family law cases.  In this blog, we will talk about the different “types” of experts we use in family law.  Forensic…
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
Rank this Week: 69

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 1899

Rizio Law Firm Blog

Rizio Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

https://www.riziolawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 24

    How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

    How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?
    Today we look at the last part of our 6 part series on wrongful death.  We sincerely hope that you have found this ongoing series of articles helpful in answering your... The post How Do You Prove Wrongful Death? appeared first on…
  • May 16

    How Do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    How Do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
    Today we look at part 5 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the details on how you file a wrongful death lawsuit.  This article addresses the... The post How Do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? appeared first on Rizio Law…
  • May 11

    Why Sue for Wrongful Death?

    Why Sue for Wrongful Death?
    Today we look at part 4 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the reasons why you might want to sue for wrongful death after losing a... The post Why Sue for Wrongful Death? appeared first on Rizio Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 3989

Palm Springs Estate Planning…

Palm Springs Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate taxes, probate, trusts, wills and estate planning. By Julia Burt Law and El Paseo Law Group.

http://www.palmspringsestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Burt & Associates Attorneys Named Top Lawyer

    Burt & Associates Attorneys Named Top Lawyer
    Congratulations to Julia E. Burt, Heidi Richert Clerc and Elaine E. Hill on being named Top Lawyers by Palm Springs Life. We pride ourselves on our excellent service to clients and our top-notch legal expertise.
  • Oct 14

    Heidi Richert Clerc becomes a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law

    Heidi Richert Clerc becomes a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
    We are pleased to announce that the California Board of Legal Specialization has certified Heidi Richert Clerc in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Heidi joins the ranks of the other Certified Specialists at Burt & Associates…
  • Oct 14

    Heidi Richert Clerc becomes a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law

    Heidi Richert Clerc becomes a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
    We are pleased to announce that the California Board of Legal Specialization has certified Heidi Richert Clerc in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Heidi joins the ranks of the other Certified Specialists at Burt & Associates…
Rank this Week: 2500

GREENberg bLAWg

GREENberg bLAWg

Covers environmental law, climate change, and clean technology. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://environmentallawblog.greenbergglusker.com/
  • May 22

    Superior Court Invalidates Hexavalent Chromium Drinking Water Standard

    Superior Court Invalidates Hexavalent Chromium Drinking Water Standard
    Earlier this month, Judge Christopher E. Krueger of the Sacramento Superior Court issued an order invalidating the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for hexavalent chromium. The California Department of Public Health (“DPH”)…
  • Apr 13

    RCRA Update: New Hazardous Waste Generator Rule Goes Into Effect in May 2017

    RCRA Update: New Hazardous Waste Generator Rule Goes Into Effect in May 2017
    EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (“Rule”), which goes into effect on May 30, 2017, contains approximately 60 revisions to the hazardous waste generator regulatory program. The revisions focus on…
  • Sep 28

    Shell Pays Big for Double Dipping with the UST Fund

    Shell Pays Big for Double Dipping with the UST Fund
    Last week, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced that it permanently banned 100 of Shell Oil Company’s underground storage tank (UST) claims from the California UST Cleanup Fund (Fund) for…
Rank this Week: 2597

Food Safety and Risk Management

Food Safety and Risk Management

Covers food safety and food liability issues, such as minimizing the risk of and responding to food recalls. By Steven A. Kronenberg.

http://foodlawblog.com/
  • May 22

    Nacho cheese sauce blamed for botulism food poisoning cases in Sacramento

    Nacho cheese sauce blamed for botulism food poisoning cases in Sacramento
    CNN is reporting an outbreak of botulism food poisoning allegedly caused by nacho cheese from a convenience store.
  • Sep 13

    Real Food/Fake Food

    Real Food/Fake Food
    I’m honored to be quoted in Larry Olmsted’s New York Times bestseller, Real Food Fake Food. Food fraud is a recurring and pervasive problem in many industries – seafood, olive oil, wine, honey, and many more; even rice. Why…
  • Aug 23

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike
    Image Credits: Mylan (R), New York Times Following up on my posting about why Epi-Pen prices have increased 5-6X in 12 years, the New York Times reports that a bipartisan group of legislators is questioning the basis for these price spikes.…
Rank this Week: 2489

California Business Law Blog

California Business Law Blog

By the Law Office of Jonas M. Grant PC.

http://californiabusinesslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?
    LegalZoom offers trademark filing services, so naturally, when it comes to its own trademarks used to promote this and other of its online, non-attorney services, it trusts these to its in-house team, the same ones used by its customers,…
  • Mar 21

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

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

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent
    ScreenwritingU is offering a free teleconference on a topic many new screenwriters have lots of questions about - how to land an agent. Sign up here.
Rank this Week: 888