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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Law Week: Your Vote Matters!

By Benita on April 25, 2014//Leave a comment

Law Week is here and the festivities continue with an online voting simulation program from the California County Law Libraries. Cast your vote and learn about the obstacles to voting in American history and the evolution of voting rights. The law library is distributing voter registration forms to support every citizen’s right to vote. Stop by any law library…

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E-Filing in Sunny San Diego

By Benita on April 25, 2014//Leave a comment

E-filing is a convenient, secure and time-saving method of filing court documents with the San Diego Superior Court. Brooke Green, from One Legal, the court’s E-Filing vendor, will demonstrate how to navigate the electronic filing system so you can file your documents, quickly and efficiently.     Join us to learn: •    How to register a new…

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Affordable Legislative History At Your Fingertips!

By Benita on April 25, 2014//Leave a comment

Written by Carolina C. Rose, J.D., President of Legislative Research and Intent, LLC.   To support the plain meaning of a statute or when the interpretation of a statute is ambiguous, courts may review the legislative history to determine the intent and meaning of the statute. Legislative history records, such as legislative committee bill analyses,…

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Work-Life Balance: Learn to Take Control

By Benita on April 25, 2014//Leave a comment

Here is a great blog on how to achieve a successful work-life balance from the founder of Baby Boot Camp & Karna Fitness, Kristen Horler. Although, Ms. Horler addresses business owners, these steps can apply to any working professional who feels overwhelmed with responsibilities at work and at home.   Here are the four simple…

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Enslaved but smiling

By JohnnyZ on April 24, 2014//Leave a comment

There is nothing happy about a child in slavery.  Come learn from this outstanding panel of prominent legal professionals and social advocates who will explain the laws surrounding human trafficking, and how the crime is being dealt with here in San Diego County.   A MUST FOR EVERYONE WHO CARES ABOUT THE FUTURE OF OUR…

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New Law for California LLCs

By CEB on April 21, 2014//Leave a comment

A new law coming into effect in California on January 1, 2014 will govern the formation and operation of all limited liability companies (LLCs) in this state. It’s out with the old and in with the new!   The California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (popularly known as RULLCA and codified at Cal Corp…

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Free Legal Clinics: Consult with an Expert!

By Benita on April 17, 2014//Leave a comment

We are happy to announce, in celebration of Law Week, we are hosting three free legal clinics for the public. Attorneys from different practice areas including family, civil, criminal, landlord-tenant, probate and bankruptcy law will be available. During the clinic, you may meet with an attorney for a one-on-one consultation and receive general information and advice. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to ask the…

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Present a Winning Case

By Benita on April 17, 2014//Leave a comment

During Law Week, the Law Library is partnering with Foothills Bar Association, to present free Law 101 sessions for the general public, law students, paralegals, and first year associates. Learn how to present your family law, landlord-tenant, conservatorship or restraining order case in Superior Court from experts in the field at our El Cajon location.    …

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Force, Fraud, and Coercion All on Display Here at the Law Library

By JohnnyZ on April 17, 2014//Leave a comment

Every day, men, women, and children are brutally enslaved by the use of force, deception and coercion. Think of those ads for maids or “modeling,”  matchmaking or “Mail Order Brides.” Sometimes the lure is something as innocuous as a babysitting job. For the young girl in Honduras, the man desperate for work in Mexico, or…

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Courthouse Alert on Email Communications

By Benita on April 17, 2014//Leave a comment

The San Diego Superior Court is alerting everyone that the court does not communicate with parties, via email or telephone, about their legal issues pending before the court. Recently, concerned citizens with cases before the San Diego Superior Court have received unsolicited emails claiming to be from the courthouse. The court cautions individuals who receive emails, supposedly…

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