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What is Defamation Law?

Defamation law pertains to communications affecting the reputation of another individual. Defamatory speech is a communication that may adversely affect the reputation of another person.

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Cyber Law?

Cyber law, also called “internet law,” pertains to law that controls the public use of the Internet. Cyber laws can be criminal as well as

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Cultural Property Law?

Cultural property law protects buildings, artifacts, and other items that are important to a people and their heritage. Cultural property refers to the collection of

Posted in Real Estate and Land Use

What is Copyright Law?

Copyright law refers to the area of law that protects the rights of artists, authors, and innovators to profit from their work. The purpose of

Posted in Civil Litigation

DE MINIMIS TIME

Do you have to pay an employee for answering an after-hours work related call that only lasted a few minutes?  The Industrial Welfare Commission Orders,

Posted in Labor and Employment

Vee Sotelo answers a client’s question regarding a sick day taken before/after a holiday:

This question was recently posed to Vee Sotelo regarding employees that called out the day before or after a paid holiday (day off): Our company

Posted in Labor and Employment

What is Contract Law?

Contract law refers to an area of law that relates to creating and enforcing agreements. A contract is a legally enforceable agreement, and contract law

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Consumer Law?

Consumer law comprises the group of laws that protect the public at large from dishonest and exploitative business practices. Consumer laws offer the public protection

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Constitutional Law?

Constitutional law pertains to the interpretation, implementation, and amendment of the US constitution as well as the constitutions of the 50 states. The main focus

Posted in Civil Litigation

When is the Right Time to Get Your Estate Planning Affairs in Order?

By: Valerie A. Powers Smith, Esq. Download the pdf The answer is, now. Whether it is because you have yet to do your estate plan or

Posted in Environmental and Natural Resources

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