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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on October 03, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Where can I find online instructions about service of process in California?   The California Courts have a great self-help guide on the service of process procedure on their website.

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Think Pink!

By Benita on October 03, 2013//Leave a comment

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.   Sadly, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women; but by increasing awareness and education we can make strides to fight against the the risks of breast cancer.   For information about causes, risk factors and prevention visit the American Cancer Society’s website….

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E-Filing for Probate Cases

By Benita on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

Starting Tuesday, October 1st, the San Diego Superior Court will accept e-filing for probate cases “where either: the case is first initiated on or after Oct. 1, 2013; or the case is already pending as of Sept. 30, 2013, and has been imaged by the court.”   See the court’s website for more information.  …

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Immigration Remedies for Survivors of Domestic Violence and other Violent Crimes

By Benita on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: FREE   ·1 hour MCLE General Participatory Credit is available.   Immigration law expert Ginger Jacobs passionately discusses options available to immigrant victims of domestic violence. Options include filing Petition I-360, obtaining a U visa or cancelling removal proceedings.  After attending this program, immigration attorneys will know how to recognize and provide sound representation for…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Where can I find the local rules of court for San Diego County Superior Court?   The local rules are available for free online or you may visit any branch location to view the print version.

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Online Eraser Button For California Teens

By Benita on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

Governor Brown signed a new law, known as the “eraser button” law that will allow teens to delete their online postings.  The “intention behind it is to ensure the privacy of minors and not limit them from reaching their potential in the future.” California is the first state to enact this law which takes effect…

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New Law to Protect Bicyclists

By Isabel on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

Starting Sept. 16, 2014,  new legislation will require California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when passing bicyclists. If drivers cannot leave 3 feet of space, they must slow down and pass only when it would not endanger the cyclist’s safety. This law is intended to better protect cyclists from aggressive drivers.  …

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Reducing Electronic Discovery Costs and Risks Through Litigation Readiness

By Isabel on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

Recent court decisions imposing sanctions and holding both in-house and outside counsel responsible for poor electronic discovery practices make clear that all lawyers need to understand the basics of electronic discovery, or at least know when and how to engage colleagues, litigation support teams and service providers who are experts in the field. They should…

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Covered California: What Does It Mean for Me?

By Benita on September 26, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: FREE   The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which you may have heard referred to as ObamaCare, is the most significant overhaul to the country’s healthcare system in decades and requires most U.S. citizens and legal residents to have health insurance coverage.   The coverage can be obtained through…

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Covered California: What Does It Mean for Me?

By Benita on September 20, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: FREE   The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which you may have heard referred to as ObamaCare, is the most significant overhaul to the country’s healthcare system in decades and requires most U.S. citizens and legal residents to have health insurance coverage.   The coverage can be obtained through…

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