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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.
It is as if the analogy is taught in law school as one of the core tenets of effective litigation practice: “Whenever distinguishing an estimate from a guess, bring up tables.”
More changes are coming next year. I’m happy to report that we have figured out a way to restore a full-time family law courtroom in Pittsburg by January 2016.
The Supervising Judges each provide perspectives on the operations of their respective division or courthouse.
Our bench offers a suggestion for getting smaller or less complex matters to trial quickly: Request that the case be set under the “Expedited Jury Trials Act.”
The Judicial Council directed a survey on various facets of the state’s judicial system. Among the many hundreds of comments received, some of the ones relevant to probate practice are as follows…
The youngest of three children, Judge Santos was born in the Philippines. As a child, she lived in the Philippines, Japan and later in the Midwestern United States.
Fagan served on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Constellation. As the ship’s only attorney, he was asked to work on assignments ranging from criminal investigations to war planning.
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.