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Paying Down Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Paying Down Credit Card Debt As unemployment rates soar and economic conditions are increasingly unpredictable, more and more people are facing burdensome and exorbitant credit card debt. In shaky economic straits, many will make monthly credit card payments without paying
Posted in Corporate Law, Personal Law

Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California Extortion Crime in California Extortion is a common crime that most of us are used to calling “blackmail”. Extortion crime has been popularized in culture by celebrities and well-known people in society. However, the fact of the matter is, everyone
Posted in Criminal Defense, Fraud, Litigation Series, Personal Law

Publicity Rights

Publicity Rights Publicity Rights It is common knowledge that public personals, such as celebrities or well known, respected individuals have publicity rights. However, when it comes to the promotional use of someone’s name or brand, ALL individuals have the right to control
Posted in Personal Law

Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity

Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity A person’s right to privacy is an innate and inherent right. Alternatively, the right of publicity is something that is built up through the effort to create profitability through one’s name, image or
Posted in Business Law, Entertainment Law, Personal Law

For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract

Personal Manager’s Contract For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract It is not uncommon for professional artists to hire the services of a personal manager to help manage and organize their careers. A manager can also help an artist open doors for new opportunities. A
Posted in Business Law, Entertainment Law, Personal Law

California Gun Laws

California Gun Laws California Gun Laws In the United States, each state has its own legislation regarding the sale and possession of firearms, as well as local and federal laws. California’s specific gun laws include the following : Not all individuals have the
Posted in Personal Law

A Living Trust

A Living Trust A Living Trust When planning your estate, a living trust is an essential part of organizing your assets. In California, a living trust is defined as a legal document that you author in order to place your assets in a
Posted in Personal Law, Real Estate

Should You E-File Your Taxes Or Not?

Should You E-File Your Taxes Or Not? Should You E-File Your Taxes Or Not? As the internet becomes increasingly ubiquitous, it has become more common to e-file your taxes. Though many still debate whether it is better to file in person. In time, the IRS has slowly
Posted in Personal Law

Invasion of Privacy in California

Invasion of Privacy in California Invasion of Privacy in California Under California law, there are generally four different types of invasion of privacy causes of action: Public Disclosure of Private Facts Intrusion into Private Matters Misappropriation of Person’s Name or Likeness Portraying a Person in
Posted in General, Personal Law

What You Need to Know When Planning Your Estate

Planning Your Estate What You Need to Know When Planning Your Estate Death is never an easy subject to breach. Most of us would rather not talk about it if necessary, however, a little planning goes a long way. It is important for
Posted in Personal Law, Real Estate