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Highlights of the March Contra Costa Lawyer Litigation edition include articles on discovery sanctions, forensic expert cross-examination, police excessive force cases and more.
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.
Both Collaborative Practice and mediation rely on voluntary, free exchange of information and commitment to resolutions respecting everyone’s shared goals. But if the parties had mutual trust, shared goals and could communicate effectively, they probably would not be getting a divorce.
Since the limited scope court rules were first being debated in 2003, I have been advocating for a simplified notice of completion of limited scope representation. To date, I have been unsuccessful in California, but successful in many other states
The Lawyers for Family Justice legal incubator program at the Family Justice Center houses six incubator attorneys serving moderate and low-income clients in Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral & Information Service is a win-win for the Bar Association and for the community. The community benefits in that the LRIS offers a low cost method to find …
Register now for up to 8 MCLE credits at this all day event November 18, 2016 in Walnut Creek, California.
I am one of the millions of change-hungry progressive Democrat voters who were inspired by the Bernie Sanders campaign. Mr. Sanders promised the impossible – large-scale systemic changes like reforming the corrupt federal election process and shifting spending away from the military to fund education for the masses.
Over the past 25 years, the Democrats have behaved as expected and the Republican Party has been hijacked by people more concerned with restricting the right to an abortion, restricting the rights of the gay community, and telling people where to go to the bathroom.
It had been unclear exactly how much an initiative could change after public comment. After the California Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Superior Court  the answer is: quite a bit.
Election day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Employers, including law firms, must comply with applicable laws regarding providing employees time off to vote or to serve as an election official. Here is a summary of …
The speakers for CCCBA’s 22nd Annual MCLE Spectacular have been announced. This day-long event will be held Friday November 18 at the Walnut Creek Marriott Hotel.
Breakfast Kickoff Speaker:
California Assemblyperson, 16th Assembly District
Although the 49ers experienced an uptick in arrests/charges from 2010 to 2015, San Francisco is not the most criminally troubled NFL franchise since 2000, and neither is Oakland.
Saul Goodman’s character in “Breaking Bad” is essentially a five-season treatise of what not to do as a lawyer. Don’t be the legal arm for a multinational methamphetamine cartel. Breaking Bad ethics exam over.
Many small firm and solo attorneys who seek outside marketing assistance are frustrated by their income, stressed out, and/or overworked. There are usually three specific issues that stand in the way of their success.
Employment claims are very frequent and chances are that every employer will face them as part of doing business at one or more times during the existence of its business.
How long has it been since you pulled out your legal malpractice insurance policy and checked to see if it covers your computer getting hacked with a Ransomware virus?