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“Someone Broke A Contract We Had: How Long Do I Have To Sue Them?”

“Someone Broke A Contract We Had: How Long Do I Have To Sue Them?” In California, the applicable statute of limitations are two years for oral (verbal) contracts and four […]

“I Lost My Job And I Am On Unemployment: Do I Have To Pay Child Support?”

“I Lost My Job And I Am On Unemployment: Do I Have To Pay Child Support?” In much of California right now, people are losing jobs in the oil and […]

“I Lost My Family Law Hearing: Can I Go Back To Court?”

I often get clients who come to my office discuss a hearing that has already happened, and went badly for them. Although my advice is always to hire a lawyer […]

“Why Am I Required to Go To Mediation For My Custody Case?”

“Why Am I Required to Go To Mediation For My Custody Case?” The State of California requires mediation for a variety reasons any time custody or visitation at issue. First, […]

“Does California Have Common Law Marriage?”

“Does California Have Common Law Marriage?” The short answer is “No, but…..” California does not acknowledge common law marriage. There are no provisions for common law marriage in the family […]

“I Wrote My Own Contract: Can It Be Enforced?”

“I Wrote My Own Contract: Can It Be Enforced?”   Written contracts that are signed by both parties are generally, with some exceptions, enforceable. There are, however, some things to […]

“I’m Thinking About Getting Solar For My Home. What Do I Need To Know?”

“I’m Thinking About Getting Solar For My Home. What Do I Need To Know?” With the explosion of affordable solar options for personal use in residential homes has come a […]

“What Is A Living Trust?”

What is a Living Trust? A Living Trust or Revocable Trust is a legal document that allows you to place your property and assets into a “Trust” for your benefit […]

“I Am Going Through An Uncontested Divorce: Do I Need An Attorney?”

“I Am Going Through An Uncontested Divorce: Do I Need An Attorney?” Some uncontested matters can be accomplished by either doing your own paperwork or by using a document preparation […]

“My business is being sued under the Americans With Disabilities Act: what can I do?”

“My business is being sued under the Americans With Disabilities Act: what can I do?” Business owners should be aware that they have a responsibility under the Americans With Disabilities […]

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