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October 2014 - Litigation/Bankruptcy

October 2014 – Litigation/Bankruptcy

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.

What to Do if Your Civil Litigation Client Files Bankruptcy

What to Do if Your Civil Litigation Client Files Bankruptcy

The answer definitely is not to continue with the litigation as though nothing has changed.

Alternative Litigation Funders

Alternative Litigation Funders

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.

How To: Writs of Attachment in Financial Elder Abuse Litigation

How To: Writs of Attachment in Financial Elder Abuse Litigation

This article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to obtain and implement a writ of attachment in a financial elder abuse case.

Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, February 2016

Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, February 2016

With so much of our communication moving online and into various apps, even email can seem quaint at times.

Surprising Traps of Social Media in the Workplace

Surprising Traps of Social Media in the Workplace

While the law regarding social media use in the workplace is slow to adapt, here is a look at some of the not-so-obvious traps and what employers can do.

Telephonic Appearances and Your Practice

Telephonic Appearances and Your Practice

There is a California Rule of Court that codifies the legislature’s intent to promote appearances in court by telephone in civil cases, designed to improve access to the courts and reduce litigation costs.

Effective Uses of Social Media in Family Law

Effective Uses of Social Media in Family Law

It is important to remember that what may seem like an innocent “like,” post, check-in or picture may end up being used as evidence against in a divorce or child custody proceeding.

Bar Soap: February 2016

Bar Soap: February 2016

We lost several more friends and colleagues since my last column. Judge Richard Arnason quietly passed away in his sleep at the age of 94.

Meet Your 2016 Board President: Elva Harding

Meet Your 2016 Board President: Elva Harding

I love to travel, garden, scuba dive, cross country ski, ride my bicycle in the Oakland/Contra Costa hills and walk my dog, Murphy. I have an Instagram account where I post pictures of street art I have found during my travels.

Meet Your New Board Members for 2016

Meet Your New Board Members for 2016

Please welcome Steven Derby, Oliver Greenwood, Dorian Peters and Summer Selleck to the CCCBA Board of Directors.

Meet Your 2016 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2016 Section Leaders

Meet the section chairs and find out how being a member can enhance your practice…

Member-Only Benefits 2016

Member-Only Benefits 2016

We are happy to provide information on the following businesses that offer discounts to CCCBA members on their products and services.

Meet the Criminal Conflict Program

Meet the Criminal Conflict Program

William (Bill) Green has been the CCP Director since 2015. The staff consists of Kathi Lane (12 years) and Debbie Garcia (eight years).

Meet Your New CCCBA Staff: Anne K. Wolf

Meet Your New CCCBA Staff: Anne K. Wolf

I came to the CCCBA with 25+ years of experience, primarily as a litigation paralegal. I also hold an adjunct faculty position at JFK University, where I supervise the Paralegal Internship program.

Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, December 2015

Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, December 2015

For this issue, we have a 1930 Philadelphia Athletics lineup of writers here to provide you with all-encompassing elder law information.

Lions and Tigers and Probate, Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Probate, Oh My!

All she could think about was trying to wrangle those flying monkeys through a probate court. The truth is, navigating a probate does not require a wizard.

The Trust Litigator’s Arsenal

The Trust Litigator’s Arsenal

The California Probate Code gifts practitioners many tools that can be pivotal in helping trust litigators with resolving trust disputes.

Grandma Got Scammed by a Reindeer

Grandma Got Scammed by a Reindeer

By having the tools to recognize and remedy acts of financial elder abuse, we as practitioners can help protect some of society’s most vulnerable individuals.

The Gift of Giving: Guardianships of the Person and Estate

The Gift of Giving: Guardianships of the Person and Estate

Guardianship of the person and/or estate provides us the opportunity to protect children who would otherwise be subject to harmful or detrimental living conditions.