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Highlights of the October 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on bankruptcy, the Sham Guaranty Defense, Right to Repair Act, equity stripping and more.
The answer definitely is not to continue with the litigation as though nothing has changed.
Litigation funders also argue that they are like insurance companies, but insurance companies are highly regulated, and funders are not regulated at all. Moreover, insurance companies don’t charge 40 percent a year.
This article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to obtain and implement a writ of attachment in a financial elder abuse case.
This article will provide a brief update on two areas of franchise law receiving attention in the courts: (1) when a franchise may be legally terminated; and (2) the proper venue for franchise disputes.
As an attorney representing an ADA defendant, the first step is to dispel misperceptions and impress upon the client the seriousness of the claim.
Several of these articles will introduce you to some areas of the ADR practice field that you may not have encountered or even considered.
Based on the Restorative Practices (RP) method now being taught in some public schools, children are learning conflict resolution techniques as early as kindergarten.
A sensitivity to implicit bias, an awareness of our own emotions and judgments, and a facility for learning and conveying different meanings among the parties will serve us well.
Can counsel successfully vacate an arbitration award after finding negative undisclosed information about the arbitrator in an Internet search?
The plaintiff begged the mediator to “make” the attorney accept the offer, even though there would be little paid towards the attorney’s fees.
The perfect mediation is a goal. The self-determination aspects make the process more satisfying than trial.
The program responds to a concern that high school students appear to have no real grasp of legal and paralegal career opportunities, and that what perceptions they do have come from movies and TV.
With Court Days, you can easily calculate the number of court days, or calendar days, before or given a certain date. You are able to select your jurisdiction, and you can add customized lists of holidays or furlough days.
Law firms are embracing new workplace designs along the lines of their corporate clients. How much of these future trend ideas have permeated into the outlying office regions such as Walnut Creek?
People seeking redress for abysmal living conditions—no working heat, or pervasive mold, for example—may not have the financial luxury of waiting years for a trial, choosing instead to abandon the case and uproot their families.
An employer is not immune from liability for misclassification simply because the worker signed a written contract agreeing to be treated as an independent contractor.
If an organization derives any immediate advantage from the activities of an intern, then this fact alone will likely transform an intern into a legal employee.
Employment attorneys need to be familiar with the pros and cons of arbitration, its requirements and limitations, as well as the legal theories to invalidate such agreements.