Getting Legal Help For Raw Land Investment

There is probably no greater overlooked sector of real estate investing than investing in raw, vacant land. If you are investing in raw land, you should be aware of how to do so effectively. You should first be aware that the rules regulating raw land investing are different than the rules regulating a standard property acquisition.

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3 Reasons You Need a Probate Attorney

The probate court process is how an estate handles the settlement of the distribution of property. The process can be hard to handle on your own. When you don’t have a probate attorney or expert, it can be completely impossible. The entire estate can get tied up in the courts. If you’re asking the question of when to get a probate attorney, the answer is as soon as your loved one passes. If you can, it’s best to have it all arranged prior to your loved one’s passing.

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Why Litigate? Why Litigation Can Be The Best Choice

When a dispute arises that cannot be resolved between two parties, they will frequently opt for litigation as a means of settling the dispute.

Why Litigate?

In the normal course of events in a commercial transaction, disagreements occur. Litigation is recommended so both sides can state their case, and the dispute can be resolved. It may be two companies in the litigation, or a company and its client.

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What to Do If Unknowingly Removed as a Beneficiary

Learn What to Do If You Were Unknowingly Removed as a Beneficiary on Your Husband’s Will

When someone serves in the military, they are entitled to a life insurance policy. Within the policy, the member must designate a person to be the beneficiary of the policy when they die.  The beneficiary can be changed at any time if the military member decides that he or she wants to change it. 

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Understand Indian Law Before Entering Into Business Transactions with Native American Tribes

As recently appeared in The Public Record:

Doing Business with Native American Tribes

Since its creation, the federal government has contracted with and passed laws affecting the self-determination of Native Americans. State governments have also entered into agreements or “compacts” with tribes, typically involving gaming and taxes on products and services offered by tribal entities. These laws and agreements have created significant opportunities for private entities to do business with Native American tribes and on reservation land in many areas, including real estate, natural resources, retail and commercial enterprises, as well as tourism and entertainment. Continue reading

Part 2: 2018 Brings Changes to California’s Labor and Employment Laws: Part Two of a Three Part Series

From the Labor & Employment Department:

2018 Brings Changes to California’s Labor and Employment Laws: Part Two of a Three Part Series

New legislation regarding labor and employment laws in California became effective on January 1, 2018. Several laws address parental leave, hiring practices, gender discrimination and harassment, wages, workplace safety and workers’ compensation. Here is a brief overview of noteworthy changes in the legislation for employers: Continue reading

Estate Case Update From The NJ State Bar Association

Case update from the NJ State Bar Association: 
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In the Matter of the Estate of Mary Jane Lynch, N.J. Super. App. Div. (Suter, J.A.D.) (19 pp.)

Decedent executed a will and declaration of trust wherein her personal property was to be equally distributed to her two children, appellant-daughter and appellee-son. The residuary estate was left to the family trust and the assets there were divided equally between the siblings. Continue reading

Know How & When To Appeal A Case In Appellate Court

What Is An Appeal Under California Law

The Supreme Court of California has the original jurisdiction in several areas of law. A team of three judge-panels decide all cases in the California Appellate court. However, their decision on whether a case is eligible for appeal is based on some certain criteria. The opinion is published if it involves a new law, presents new evidence, or is a legal issue involving public interest. A legal representative who is experienced with the legal issues surrounding appeal cases could serve your best legal interests. Continue reading

STD Transference Can Be a Personal Injury

The rising number of people turning up with STDs is alarming. What’s even more alarming than that is the number of people who claim that their partner did not notify them of a disease. Concealing that information and not telling a lovemaking partner could be deemed a personal injury in the court’s eyes. Continue reading

What Is Municipal Litigation?

Often times, municipal litigation involves precise zoning laws in a specific counties, towns, and cities. However, these type of lawsuits can also be brought about on behalf of law enforcement agencies, government entities, and schools. Continue reading

Why More Companies Seek Mediation Over Litigation

What Is Mediation

Mediation is a preferred measure to handle disputes, when you’re not ready for customer litigation. The legal needs of many people and businesses alike. More professionals are finding mediation easier than a lengthy court trial that can be expensive. There has been an estimated $75.3 billion dollars spent worldwide on litigation. Continue reading

Why Many Major Corporations Are Concerned About Corporate Antitrust Affirmative Recovery Litigation

Competition is an important part of business. The threat of a monopoly is always there. Whenever there is a monopoly, businesses and consumers are negatively impacted. These issues frequently occur in The United States and Europe. Corporate antitrust victims should consult one of our San Diego business litigation attorneys to help them recover what they are owed. In the past, victims have received millions of dollars. Continue reading

Coachella Valley Governmental Law Stops Illegal Local Area Dispensaries

Recent California Marijuana Legislation

In a recent article, a historic piece of legislation has been passed in California with the legalization of marijuana. Medicinal and recreational smokers can legally purchase cannabis from their local dispensary, wherever marijuana is sold. Residents must be eighteen years of age or older and have a medical marijuana card. Local dispensaries must be licensed to sale marijuana in the state of California. Continue reading