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How can I avoid Probate?

Article reviews the topic of probate and the ways to avoid it.

California’s Elder Abuse Act

In 1991, after a series of disturbing incidents of elder abuse came to the attention of the public, the legislature responded by passing California’s Elder and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, known as the “Elder Abuse Act.”

Domestic Violence Restraining Order

Domestic Violence Restraining Order

No, you won't lose your home!

There is a big myth that a family will lose their home to the nursing facility if they go on Medicaid. Get the facts!

When to file Employment Discrimination Claims in Federal Court

An overview of what claims can be filed in Federal Court in regards to discrimination cases.

A Pet or Not a Pet?

Condominium associations that have a "no pets" policy are often faced with the challenge of knowing when to allow a reasonable accommodation to permit an owner to have an animal. This article explores some of the considerations related to providing a reasonable accommodation.

Tinder, Yet Another Misogynistic Company

Tinder, Yet Another Misogynistic Company

Advance Care Planning

You can't wait until a crisis occurs. You need to plan in advance so you can live your life on your own terms.

Preventing Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is growing in the United States. This article details how to detect and report such abuse.

PART TWO “A Dream of Youthful Hopes” Securing the American Dream for the Children of Immigrants

The lack of action by federal policymakers to address immigration reform has resulted in the introduction of state laws that have a direct impact on children of immigrants. This article discusses federal and state proposals and makes the case for a sensible and just approach to immigration reform.

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