July 2017 Archives
It may seem hard to believe, but the wait for college football will soon be over, as we are just a little over a month away from the start of the 2017 season. However, if the August 26 kickoff date still seems too far away, football fans craving some drama right now needn't look any further than U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
A few weeks back, we began discussing how those who decide to undertake a dream construction project -- extensive home renovations, building an entirely new home, etc. -- can rapidly see it turn into a nightmare thanks to construction defects.
Never underestimate the power of procrastination. Indeed, you needn't look any further than the un-mowed lawn, the incomplete thank-you notes, the unfinished novel and even the lackluster estate planning efforts for evidence of this phenomenon.
Without question, one of the hardest decisions a person will ever have to make is whether to move ahead with a divorce. Indeed, even if the marriage is anything but happy, there may be other considerations -- both personal and financial -- that cause a spouse to experience some doubt.
As home values continue to increase in the Sacramento area, more people are turning to renovating their homes to cash in on the values that an updated kitchen or bathroom may bring on resale. While renovations may seem quick and easy thanks to the plethora of home renovation shows, a number of pitfalls await a naïve homeowner.
Does Facebook track California residents' or others' online activities even after they've logged out of their Facebook accounts? A District judge says he does not think so, thus dismissing recent business litigation regarding the matter. It is not the first lawsuit of its kind that someone has brought against the social network empire.
The essence of fiduciary duty is that one or more parties is obligated to fulfill a particular duty to another party or parties. The duty is said to be the highest standard of care. If the duty is breached, the party responsible may be held legally accountable for the actions if personal injury has been suffered in the process. In fact, the court ruled as such following recent real estate disputes in a location outside California.