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“I Run A Small Company. What Are My Retirement Options?”

“I Run A Small Company. What Are My Retirement Options?” One of the questions that I often get from clients who are either doing their estate plan or incorporating their […]

“How Long Does A Civil Lawsuit Take In California?”

“How Long Does A Civil Lawsuit Take In California?” Most cases (which include limited civil cases between $10,000 and $25,000 as well as unlimited cases with a value of over […]

“What Is The Difference Between Formal and Informal Probation?”

“What Is The Difference Between Formal and Informal Probation?”   First, what is probation? Probation is the opportunity to serve anywhere from no time up to a year in County […]

“If I Sue Someone, Can I Make Them Pay My Attorney Fees Under California Law?”

“If I Sue Someone, Can I Make Them Pay My Attorney Fees Under California Law?” The answer to this question, generally, is no. Under California law, there are no general […]

“Why Do I Have to Go To Mediation For Custody And Visitation?”

“Why Do I Have to Go To Mediation For Custody And Visitation?” California State Law requires a mediation prior to any request to the court to change or set custody […]

“My Divorce Is Taking A Long Time. Can I Get Divorced Now And Deal With The Property Issues Later?”

“My Divorce Is Taking A Long Time. Can I Get Divorced Now And Deal With The Property Issues Later?” In California, you can bring a motion for what is termed […]

“How Long Does A Divorce Take In California?”

“How Long Does A Divorce Take In California?” A divorce in California must, by law, take 6 months from the date of the filing of the Petition for Dissolution. However, […]

“I recently moved to California from another state and I need to change my custody orders. Can I do that in California?”

While the rules of each state are different, the court where your previous orders are from can be modified after a petition to modify the orders in California has been […]

How Does Prop 47 Affect Me?

The recent passage of Proposition 47 has made sweeping changes to the landscape of criminal law. Often when new criminal laws are passed it only affects things which happen in […]

“I Started My Company On With An Online Service. I’m Legally Protected Now, Right?”

One of the biggest misconceptions for small business owners is that starting a corporation gives them legal protection against lawsuits and asset forfeiture. While it is true that an online […]

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