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How Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Work in California

Domestic violence, or domestic abuse, is a major issue in the U.S. While it affects people of all gender identities, surveys suggest that more than 70 percent of domestic violence victims are women. The problem is more prevalent in California, where about 40 percent of women residents have been abused or threatened by their intimate partners […]

How are Pension Plans and Retirement Savings Divided in a California Divorce?

After a home property, pension plans and retirements savings are usually the most valuable assets involved in a divorce. Learn what the California family law says about dividing these marital assets.    The question of dividing pension plans and retirement savings after divorce is particularly relevant in California, where many employers provide employees with numerous […]

How is Liability Assigned in an Accident with Multiple Cars

Multiple car crashes happen more often than you think. And California is no stranger to these violent crashes. Liability in single and two-car crashes is already confusing enough; it’s a lot more complicated when there are multiple cars involved. The problem, from the point of view of someone who was involved in the car crash or someone […]

Moving on After Wrongful Death

Every year, over 2.5 million people die in the United States. Out of these, 169,936 are unintentional deaths. The astonishingly excessive numbers in no way indicate that the wrongful death of a loved one is in any way easy to grasp. The mourning never ends, the grieving never ends, and the ever-lasting echoes of “what ifs?” […]

Does Legal Marijuana Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

It’s been five years since marijuana was legalized in California. Not only was California the very first state to legalize the drug, it also has the world’s biggest legal marijuana market. So far, the state has got only good rep and great cred among the young guns of the country with its collective open-mindedness. Although on the […]

Ride Share Accidents in California—What to Do

There’s new research evidence to support the fact that there’s been a hike in Lyft and Uber accidents—and we mean fatal crashes—in the country. In 2010, before you could hail rides so easily, fatal traffic incidents and subsequent deaths were at a record low. That’s when Uber first launched its services in San Francisco. These numbers […]

Factors that Affect Child Custody in California

Divorce is hard enough, but it’s harder when there are kids involved. Who does the child get to live with? Who cares for the child? Who pays for the child? Can you visit your child? When can you visit them? The questions and confusions are endless. California’s Child Custody Laws take two factors into basic consideration: […]