No one in California enters a marriage thinking that it will eventually end in divorce. However, divorce is a possibility, and it is smart to protect your interests before you get married. This is possible with a prenuptial agreement. If you are engaged, you would be wise to consider how a prenuptial agreement could be…

Marijuana use is now legal in California, but is still illegal to drive while under the influence of marijuana. So, how do police determine that you are “under the influence” of marijuana? Let’s explore how police determine impairment in DUI marijuana cases. No BAC Test for Marijuana In DUI cases involving alcohol, police will likely…

1: Not properly Funding Your Trust or Coordinating Your Assets with Your Trust For Example: Your house gets refinanced and not retitled to your trust and later triggers a probate action (probate is bad because it’s typically 5x the cost of a trust administration and can take 12 – 24 months on average and it…

When you are pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, you are probably afraid of what could potentially happen to you. The next few minutes could lead to very serious consequences. That is why you should be prepared for the question most police officers ask drivers who are pulled over for…

Learn How to Get Your Father’s Rights! Father’s rights come up in a variety of situations, whether you are divorcing/divorced or were never married, you have rights to your children and you need to know what they are and how to fight for them. Obviously, hiring an attorney skilled in Father’s Rights is of utmost…

California Estate Planning Laws In California, an estate exceeding a market value of $150,000 is subject to probate proceedings. For estates worth less, there is a simpler process. Since California property values are typically high, most residents have estates exceeding $150,000. Having an estate plan is helpful for avoiding most probate issues. Advantages And Disadvantages…

DUI Penalties Drunk Driving penalties in California are set forth by statute and can be incredibly complex. The range of possible sentences is determined by the basic statute, with sentence enhancements for such things as: Having a prior conviction within ten years Speeding 20 mph over the limit Having a child under 14 in the…

In proceedings for dissolution of marriage in California, the date on which a married couple is deemed to have separated is legally significant.  Date of separation is the date on which each spouse’s “earnings and accumulations” are no longer considered community property and, from that point forward, are considered their separate property, as stated at…

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