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If I Am A Beneficiary or an Heir of a Person Who Died In California, Am I Entitled To A Copy Of Their Trust?

As an experienced probate attorney, this is by far the question I have been asked most frequently. In so many …

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How do I know if I have been a victim of sexual harassment in California?

No one should be made to feel uncomfortable or unsafe at the workplace because of someone else’s …

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I was fired in California. How do I know if it was discrimination?

Being fired as a result of discrimination is a form of wrongful termination. Of course, employers are allowed to …

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How do I know if I have a sexual harassment claim in California?

As a general guideline, if you are experiencing things at work that make you feel sexually uncomfortable or …

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If I didn’t get a promotion, can I sue for discrimination in California?

The answer to this question depends largely on the facts of your case.In general, employers have the right to make …

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How do I know if I have an employment law case in California?

This is a high-level question that involves a few categories of employment law, including wrongful termination, …

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What are common causes of wrongful termination in California?

Being an at-will employee does not mean you don't have rights!Most workers in California are at-will …

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Do I have a sexual harassment claim against my employer in California?

It’s entirely possible, yes. Since there are such a broad range of actions that fit under the umbrella of …

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Can You Register And Enforce Cannabis Intellectual Property In California and throughout the U.S.?

Generally, yes. You can enforce cannabis intellectual property through trademark, copyright, trade secrets and …

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I Think My California Lawyer Committed Malpractice. What Can I Do About It?

Most attorneys care about their clients and diligently pursue their matters. Unfortunately, even careful attorneys …

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How Can I Fight A Sex Crime Allegation In San Diego, California?

You begin fighting a sex crime by hiring an experienced and skilled lawyer who has a history of winning sex crime …

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How Do You Beat A Sex Offender Charge In San Diego, California?

Being charged with a sex offense can seem overwhelming. You must find an experienced lawyer skilled in …

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Can Federal Charges Against Me Be Dropped In San Diego, California?

If you are under investigation for a federal crime in San Diego, you will want an attorney who can argue that your …

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Does Each Felony Count As A Separate Strike Under California’s Three-Strikes Rule?

A strike is a violent or serious felony. A serious or violent felony is any offense causing severe bodily harm to …

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How Do I Get A Domestic Violence Charge Dropped In San Diego, California?

Prosecutors determine the fate of domestic violence charges in San Diego. Even when an accuser changes their mind, …

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What Do I Do If I’m Falsely Accused Of A Sex Crime In San Diego, California?

Call an attorney immediately if you are charged with a sex crime in San Diego! Sex crimes in California carry …

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How Do I Get A Felony Dropped Or Reduced To A Misdemeanor In San Diego, California?

Unlike state court, once a person is convicted of a felony offense in federal court, there is no possibility of …

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What Should I Do If I’m Under Investigation For A Federal Crime In San Diego, California?

Call an attorney immediately! The federal government has access to many resources and the best way to begin …

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What Are The Charges For Pornography Crimes In San Diego, California?

Pornography charges are prosecutable if they involve child pornography, and violations are outlined in California …

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Can I Get Probation On A Federal Case In San Diego, California?

In a federal case, the sentencing judge determines the ultimate sentence a defendant will receive, as the court is …

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How Do I Win A Domestic Battery Case In San Diego, California?

An experienced defense attorney can assert numerous legal defenses in a domestic battery case by taking the …

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How do I know if I’m experiencing workplace harassment in California?

California has strong protections for employees, including remedies for people who have suffered harassment or …

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Can I Sue A California Nursing Home For Bedsores?

Bedsores are a red flag for patient neglect and poor medical care. This means that yes, you can sue a nursing home …

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What are my options when someone breaches a California contract?

Contracts make the business world go ‘round. Nearly every aspect of owning and operating a business in …

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Can I Sue A Background Check Company For A False Report In California?

Job hunting can be difficult. From filling out dozens of applications to enduring countless job interviews, …

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What qualities should I look for in a criminal lawyer in California?

Being under criminal investigation in Los Angeles, California, comes with a lot of stress. With an investigation …

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What Is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment In California?

Employers have a responsibility to provide their workers with a safe, hostility-free environment. Unfortunately, …

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Should I arbitrate my California dispute or take it to trial?

How a business dispute resolution takes shape will likely depend on the relationship between the disputing parties …

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How can a domestic violence case be dismissed in San Diego, California?

Receiving notice that a Domestic Violence Restraining Order has been granted against you can be a frightening …

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How to get full custody of my child in San Diego, California?

Many parents want to know how they can obtain full custody of their children through the court system when either …

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Can I evict a commercial tenant in San Diego, California?

Typically, in San Diego you can evict a commercial tenant; however, it is not as easy as just changing the locks …

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Can you file a restraining order against a neighbor in San Diego, California?

In San Diego, you can file a restraining order (Civil Harassment Restraining Order) against a neighbor who is …

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Can an Offer in Compromise or OIC clear or reduce the tax debt I owe to pennies on the dollar with the IRS in California?

Debt can be a nightmare. There is little sympathy in the world of debt collecting. Debt collectors have one job: …

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What is the timeframe to file a lawsuit in California for breach of contract?

While there are a few ways parties can breach contracts, the most common way is that of a missed payment or …

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What Happens If A Seller Fails To Disclose A Defect In A California Residential Real Estate Sale?

Failure to disclose a defect in a California residential sale may lead to a lawsuit. However, the varying options …

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How do I evict a commercial tenant in California?

Having to evict a business tenant to free up your property, for whatever reason, is never a delicate matter. But …

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When should I go to trial instead of settling in California?

When you’re weighing whether to settle a case, several factors come into play. Even if the case may …

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What insurance tactics may qualify as Bad Faith in California?

When a claim is filed with your insurance company, California law requires your insurance company to operate in …

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Noncompete & Nonsolicitation: How Are They Different In California?

In many states, employers include noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements in employment contracts. These terms …

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I Have A Construction Dispute In California. What Can I Do?

Large-scale real estate projects can often result in disputes between the developer and contractor. For developers …

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What do I need to know about insurance to protect my business from a California wild fire?

In California, we won’t soon forget the devastation of recent wildfires. Unfortunately, around 65-70% of …

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What can I do if my insurance company denies my claim in California?

You may be able to sue your insurance company. If an insurance company breaches its promise and fails to honor its …

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What is California’s anti-SLAPP law?

First passed in 1992, California’s anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) statute is …

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What Are The Top 5 Things I Can Do To Maximize My Recovery After A Car Accident In California?

1. Get To A Doctor Or The Emergency Room Right AwayIf you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, your …

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What Compensation Am I Entitled To If The Government Wants Part Of My Property in California?

Under both the Federal and California Constitutions, the government has the power to take your property (or …

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How Will A Property’s Zoning Impact My Eminent Domain Case in California?

How a property is zoned impacts its value substantially. Your property’s zoning limits how it can be used, …

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What crimes will get me deported in California?

If you are in the U.S. without any documentation, even a minor infraction could trigger deportation. However, if …

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Should I hire a lawyer after a California trucking accident?

Commercial trucking accident cases are more complex than those involving motor vehicles. Hiring a lawyer is of the …

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I was bit by my neighbor’s dog in California. Do I have a case?

In order to file a lawsuit against your neighbor after a dog bite you must have sustained physical or …

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What rights do I have as a pregnant employee in California?

Many women are concerned about what their rights are when they become pregnant. This is intended to be a practical …

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Can I get sole custody of my child in California?

First, it is important to understand what sole custody is and is not. Sole custody does not necessarily mean that …

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How do I protect myself in California if an employee sues me for sexual harassment?

The most effective defense against a sexual harassment suit is a strong arbitration clause. You need to implement …

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What is considered age discrimination in California?

Both public and private California employees are protected by federal and state laws from workplace …

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As a business owner, what preventative measures can I take to ensure I don't get sued for discrimination in California?

The best measures to take are:  Have solid employee education through handbooks and trainingProvide …

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What damages are available if I lost a loved one or suffered real property loss or damage in the Thomas wildfire in California?

Beginning in December 2017, a series of wind-driven wildfires began just north of Santa Paula and quickly spread …

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Can I File A Lawsuit If My E-Cigarette Caught Fire Or Exploded In California Or Another State?

Yes, you can and should file a lawsuit for a defective product. E-cigarettes have a notable history of …

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What Should I Do If The Managing Partner Of A California Business Is Dishonest?

Most partnerships work harmoniously but, on occasion, honest partners can be victimized by a dishonest managing …

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What Should I Do If Another Company Infringes On My Trademark In California?

Trademarks can be a valuable company asset. Unscrupulous competitors may recognize the goodwill associated with a …

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What can I expect after being arrested for a DUI in California?

If you are arrested for DUI in California, you can expect to have to defend against both the DMV’s attempt …

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What Are My Legal Rights If I’ve Been Injured In A Bike Accident In California?

If you have been hurt while riding your bicycle after a collision with a vehicle, you have the same rights as a …

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Can I Get Power of Attorney in California For My Parents If They Can’t Make Decisions?

The simple answer is no. If California, your parents can name you as their Agent under a Power of Attorney, but …

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What are the elements of a whistleblower retaliation case in California?

In California, there are two principal statutes which are designed to protect whistleblowers from retaliation in …

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What Constitutes Undue Influence in California?

How do older adults in California make decisions about important financial issues and healthcare matters? And when …

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Do I Need A Lawyer For Probate In California?

If you have recently lost a loved one, and have been named as an executor or executrix of the estate in …

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Has Someone You Know in California Been a Victim of Elder Abuse?

When you have an elderly loved one who cannot live on his or her own any longer, it can be frustrating to question …

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Can I sue for will or trust fraud in California?

Yes. In California, there are several types of will and trust fraud. One common type of trust fraud involves a …

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How do I file a wrongful death lawsuit in California?

Once you determine that you have a legal right to seek damages against a defendant arising from the wrongful death …

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How do I sue for a car accident injury in California?

Typically, the first step in preparing to file a lawsuit for personal injuries suffered in a car accident is to …

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How much is my case worth for a car accident in California?

The value of a car accident case depends on a number of factors. Very often one of the key factors is the amount …

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Can a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction affect my professional license in California?

Can a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction affect my professional license?Driving Under the Influence …

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How does a Conviction affect my professional license in the State of California?

In the State of California, a conviction can have severe implications for your professional career.Whether you are …

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