December 2018 Archives
California property division: Things to know before divorce
Deciding that a marriage is over is an intensely personal decision. Such a decision often leads to divorce and property division proceedings. It is always a good idea to learn about the ins and outs of such proceedings in California ahead of time, rather than possibly facing unexpected surprises in court.
Negotiation and litigation issues regarding construction law
Whether you're a California homeowner or contractor, you may currently be facing problematic issues related to a construction contract. Construction law can be quite complex, and when problems arise, it is critical to know where to seek legal support, as needed. It is also beneficial to have someone well versed in this area of law on hand to review a proposed contract before it is signed in order to protect your interests.
Do you need to update your estate plan?
You finally finished your estate plan. It was hard work and you put a lot of time and effort into it, but you can finally rest easy knowing that you have a plan for the future. However, could you be making one fatal error?
NBA retiree will be paying less child support now
After a 14-plus-year career in the NBA, Matt Barnes retired in 2017. He also got divorced from the mother of his two sons. He recently welcomed another son into the world in his current relationship with model Anansa Sims. As many California parents can relate, Barnes told the court that he could no longer afford to pay child support according to the existing terms of his agreement.
Workers hired to replace strikers pursuing business litigation
Many hospitality workers in California and across the country have been following a situation that began when thousands of hotel workers, bartenders and others walked off their jobs to protest numerous issues in their contracts. More than 2,000 Marriott hotel employees started a strike that lasted two months. The workers recently agreed to go back to work after their contract was ratified. However, the workers who had been hired by the hotel to replace the strikers have now filed business litigation of their own.