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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

ROTH Conversions May Not Be For Everyone

ROTH Conversions May Not Be For Everyone ROTH Conversions May Not Be For Everyone You may hear of the many advantages of ROTH conversions, but always be wary as not everything is one-size fits all. There are a couple differences between traditional IRAs and ROTH IRAs that
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Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings

Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings A Roth 401(k) is an investment savings plan that is funded with after-tax dollars. It is designed and beneficial for people who are expecting their income to rise over time, placing them in
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run Hit and Run Due to the way that laws are written, crimes involving vehicles vary depending on a variety of factors. The severity of the crime hinges on events including casualties or injury, damage to property, whether the driver was
Posted in Driving Violations, General, Personal Law

Arbitration – What You Need to Know

What is Arbitration? Arbitration is a mechanism that helps resolve disputes outside of the courtroom. An arbitrator is a third party who has access to documents and hears oral arguments by both sides of the case. Each side can (and
Posted in Law 101, Litigation Series, Personal Law

Requesting a Change in Child Support Order

Requesting a Change in Child Support Order When involved in a family law matter, the presence of children can necessitate having a child support order. This order will require one parent to provide financially support to the parent taking care
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What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement? In certain professions, the work you do must remain confidential and private. For others, the information they are sharing with another person must be confidential for legal, privacy, or personal reasons. While some relationships, such
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Bribing California Judges and Jurors

Bribing California Judges and Jurors An important component of the criminal justice system is judicial independence. Judges must act impartially and independently, thereby reaching verdicts that are legally justified. If a judge’s ruling is not based on the evidence and
Posted in Criminal Defense, Personal Law

Committing Forgery in California

Committing Forgery in California Committing Forgery in California There are a variety of crimes that fall under the white-collar classification, and one of such examples is forgery. We use the term forgery regularly in everyday conversations and the legal definition of forgery is not
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California Public Records Act

California Public Records Act California Public Records Act You may have heard about the Freedom of Information Act, which is a federal law that allows the public to request government documents and information – and to receive them (unless they are prohibited due reasons
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