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Whistleblower Protection Laws

A whistleblower is a person who informs on or exposes the wrongdoings of an organization or group of people. A whistleblower is commonly an employee of an organization who raises concerns about the practices of their employer in the hopes of stopping the questionable act. In the past it was common for individuals not to […]

Off Site Attorney Services for Your California Business

Any sized business in California can benefit from the services of an in-house attorney, but not every business can afford to pay for a full time attorney.  For small to mid-sized businesses, an offsite attorney can fill the shoes of an in-house attorney almost seamlessly.  An offsite attorney can provide attorney services over the phone, […]

Avvo: Misleading consumers and lawyers alike

Avvo ranked U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel A. Alito Jr. with a 6.5, the same rating as a lawyer who is serving a prison term for conspiracy

Special Offers And Incentives For Homebuyers To Keep In Mind

One important offer for homebuyers to not forget about is the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit. The extension for this special offer to first-time homebuyers was approved which means that homebuyers can still take advantage of this program through April 30, 2010 (they must enter into a biding contract to buy by this date). There is […]

The New Standardized Good Faith Estimate For Homebuyers

The Good Faith Estimate (GFE) has been used somewhat as a tool that homebuyers use to shop around for lenders. It is a break down of the costs and the total cash that the borrower will need to close the loan. In the past, lenders have created their own formats for the GFE and some […]

California Homestead Exemption Increase

Effective January 1st of this year, amounts for homestead exemptions in California have increased; all by about $25,000. For individuals who are single, any real or personal property that you own (this may include but not limited to a house, mobile home, condo, boat, or stock cooperative), the exemption amount has increased to $75,000. For […]