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Committing Child Endangerment

Committing Child Endangerment Committing Child Endangerment Parents and/or legal guardians have a duty to care for their children. If they fail to do so in any way, they can face criminal charges. One specific way a parent or guardian fails to care for
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Wrongful Termination Claims in California

Wrongful Termination Claims in California Wrongful Termination Claims in California When you sign a work contract, you agree to the provisions and clauses within. Many, if not all, employees in California have employment contracts that allow for work at will. Therefore, an employee can be
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Re-opening of Court Procedures Following COVID-19

Re-opening of Court Procedures Following COVID-19 Re-opening of Court Procedures Following COVID-19 With the onset of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the state of California imposed several emergency rules in order to accommodate the necessary changes as required by public health authorities. Some of these rules concerned
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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

TCPA The Telephone Consumer Protection Act Almost everyone has probably experienced a telemarketing or robocall. Repeated calls can be annoying or get in the way of your phone needs, but did you know there is a federal regulation regarding these calls?
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Deferred Entry of Judgement

Deferred Entry of Judgement Deferred Entry of Judgement In a criminal case, the judge delivers the verdict and the subsequent sentencing. However, some cases can go through another program, that may open the possibility of having the charges dismissed. This path is called the
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California Emergency Rules Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the past few months, the world has had to adjust to a new normal due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus strand – COVID-19. California Emergency Rules Due to COVID-19 Pandemic Over the past few months, the world has had to adjust to a new normal due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus strand – COVID-19. The pandemic has forced individuals, families,
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Choosing Between Living Trust and a Will

Choosing Between Living Trust and a Will Choosing Between Living Trust and a Will Estate planning can get very complicated and tricky for many, but for almost everyone it can result in stressful decisions and having to choose between different planning options. Among the different tools are trusts
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Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases

Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases Burdens of Proof in California Civil Cases In the legal process, evidence is the most vital piece of the puzzle. In both civil and criminal cases, is it evidence that helps the parties prove their arguments. However, it can be
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What is a Lawyer’s Retainer?

What is a Lawyer’s Retainer? What is a Lawyer’s Retainer? When you are considering your options for hiring an attorney, one of the important deciding factors will be the costs of hiring a specific person. Part of that decision-making process will include taking a look
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COVID-19 Lockdown in California

COVID-19 Lockdown in California While confirmed cases began increasing a few months ago, the global pandemic due to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, has been seeing a surge in the US. The number of confirmed cases and fatalities continue to
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