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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.
The Court of Appeal held that the active concealment, misrepresentation to the court, and self-dealing for personal financial gain by an attorney amount to participation in breach of trust.
An organizational theory framework prompts us to think critically and systematically about choices and challenges us to ask if the firm’s structure or internal routines should be adjusted.
It is amazing how taking cases involving people who do not have the resources to pay for their own cases have the ears of people who do.
I have enough trouble keeping my kids and their friends from using “like” in their conversations, but as I sat in a hearing the other day, a lawyer used it at least five times in arguing a motion.
Highlights of the May 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include insurance articles on structured settlements, personal injury claims, health care insurance and more.
There are high-quality programs being held by our Bar Association every week. If you are not reading our weekly emails or checking our calendar regularly, you are missing out.
A timely filing of a lawsuit against the appropriate defendant requires compliance with applicable law.
Choosing the right policy is the most essential ingredient in ensuring coverage. Risks abound in such an endeavor because predicting what your circumstances will be in five, 10 or 20 years in the future is difficult.
Highlights of the April 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include legal articles on family, children, elders and more.
This issue, traditionally covering only family law, was expanded to encompass other areas of law that overlap with family law.
Practitioners should keep a watchful eye on the evolution of the case law on the definition of “dependent adult” under the EADACPA and Penal Code.
Undue influence is a particularly insidious form of financial elder abuse. It doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand with lack of mental capacity; one can be unduly influenced while still retaining capacity.
We have a very diverse group of tax professionals in Contra Costa County, as evidenced by the articles in this issue, and you need look no further for guidance.
While the 30 percent withholding is a familiar concept with respect to payments to foreign persons, the new withholding regime under FATCA adds several new complexities.
Practitioners who are aware of the benefits of submitting an OIC in connection with a request for CDP Hearing can preserve an appeal right for their client that may not have otherwise been available.
This month, we are focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution—a topic that is relevant to almost all areas in the practice of law.
Effective July 1, 2014, a new disclosure requirement has been added to Ethics Standard 7.