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General Guidelines for Child Support in California

Child support in the State of California is the financial support a family court orders one or both parents to pay regularly. The purpose of child support is to cover the expenses associated with raising a child or children. Depending on state-wide guidelines, a family court judge will make a determination on what the amount […]

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Tackling Family Law and Divorce in California

Family matters, particularly those involving divorce are quite often intense and highly emotional. A family that goes through a legal separation or divorce can face other legal matters associated with their divorce, such as child custody, child support, or spousal support. Ultimately, these legal dilemmas can make the process for divorce completely overwhelming. Finding a […]

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Estate Tax Planning Strategies

Estate taxes are a form of death tax where the authorities can take a sizable portion of a decedent’s assets before they can be passed on to their heirs. The federal estate tax rate is up to 40%. There is an exemption limit which was recently revised to $11.18 million. This means that if you […]

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A Guide to Premises Liability Law in California

Under the State of California’s premises liability laws, an owner of property is under a duty to exercise ordinary care in the management of the premises to avoid exposing persons to an unreasonable risk of harm. An individual who owns, leases, occupies, or controls a premises can be found negligent under the following conditions: Has […]

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Employee Laws Overview

The Department of Labor (DoL) manages and oversees more than 180 federal laws related to employment. These laws help in the regulation of employment that covers millions of employers and more than a hundred million workers in the country. Following is a brief review of the major DoL statutes that are commonly applicable to businesses, […]

What Should You Do if Wrongfully Terminated?

Employers have certain legal obligations towards their employees. Terminations must be carried out according to employment law and with due notice period. If you have been recently laid off by your employer and believe that your termination was unjustified, you can raise the issue in a court. In this blog we will lay out the […]

Employee Privacy: Things You Should be Aware of

Employees have certain rights when it comes to safety and privacy at the workplace. While employers can monitor employees to a certain degree to ensure productivity is not affected, the laws do not allow employers to collect personal and private information about employees without their prior consent. This blog is aimed at both employers and […]

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Selecting a Good Probate Lawyer

When a person dies and leaves a property or estate behind, a probate lawyer helps executors of the estate manage the probate process. This involves helping with the estate planning, managing trusts, drafting wills, representing clients in court and acting as administrator or executor of the will or trust. Finding a qualified probate attorney can […]

Hospital Negligence: Your Guide to Filing the Right Claim

Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the US, according to the American Medical Association. In 2017, almost $3.9 billion were paid out in medical malpractice lawsuits across the country. As of now, this percentage has increased by 2.3% in 2018 and the year has not even come to a close yet. […]

Wrongful Death and Its Legal Consequences: Everything You Need to Know

The death of a loved one is a traumatizing experience. The grief and misery can increase depending on what role that particular member played in the family. For instance, the death of a sole breadwinner can cause despair and confusion amongst his dependents. Moreover, if the death came as a result of negligence on the […]