Lawmakers in California have recently passed legislation reducing the penalty for individuals who intentionally or knowingly expose another person to HIV without telling them. The controversial measure rolls back a law that was mostly used against sex workers. Continue reading
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Many people may not be aware that California has yet to pass the Uniform Deceptive Practices Act. As a result, the State handles deceptive practices regarding Commercial trade through the California Business and Professions Code. More specifically, § 17500 et seq. Articles 17500, 17500.5 and 17505 are applicable in prohibiting false advertisements. In accordance with Section 17500, these violations can be punishable as a misdemeanor by a maximum fine of $2500, and/or up to six months of county jail time.
Who Uses Real Estate Litigation?
Everyone from real estate brokers, agents, contractors, developers, and property owners rely on the general counsel we provide for real estate issues. Such litigation is often necessary for property disputes because they involve a lot of money and such contention can last a long time, with far-reaching effects. Continue reading
Are you looking for a law firm for a bank, bank officer, or a company that offers banking services? You have come to the right place. At our Palm Springs banking law firm, we help our customers with compliance matters that provide regulatory solutions to help their business continue running smoothly. Continue reading
If your business is facing litigation as a result of a contract dispute, our Palm Springs business litigation law firm can help both parties reach a resolution or take the case to trial if needed. Our firm has highly skilled attorneys with a proven track record of resolving business disputes in the most efficient way possible. Continue reading
Most sexually transmitted diseases have serious consequences. Partners are often exposed due to lack of protection, and with no warning. Due to the implications, it may be possible to file a legal claim for damages. When an individual knowingly infects their partner with an STD, it is against the law. If they did not disclose they had an STD, they can be held legally accountable. SBEMP handles these types of claims.
When a disagreement turns into a legal matter, it can take an extended period of time to litigate a case. The realization of the stress and difficulties of arguing a claim are not very alluring, especially when a cordial agreement is desired, instead of a lengthy and costly dispute.
What is the California Open Meeting Act?
The California Open Meeting Act is a law that allows members of the public and others to attend and get notified about meetings involving local and state officials (with some exceptions). Under this law, local and state agencies (or other government bodies such as “commissions, school districts”), must provide public notice of their meeting along with information about the items to be discussed.
The spending of agencies has become increasingly monitored due to the recent challenges that the economy faces. This holds true especially for public resources since they come directly from taxpayer’s money and the taxpayers often feel that this money belongs to someone else.