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Joseph Bravo

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Accident & Injury, Employment, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate

Bravo & Margulies is a real estate and personal injury law office with a history of experienced trial work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Aggressive a... (more)

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Joshua Sebastian Brownstein

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Accident & Injury, Criminal, Real Estate, Business, Employment

Lawyer Josh S. Brownstein, graduated from California State University, B.A., 1996, and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2000,... (more)

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Scott Aaron Flaxman

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Business, Real Estate

Scott A. Flaxman, a California licensed attorney and real estate broker, has advised clients on the purchase, sale and lease of hundreds of real estat... (more)

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800-775-4620

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James Albert Sarrail

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Personal Injury, Construction, Employment

From our office in Burlingame, CA, Sarrail, Castillo & Hall, LLP represents both plaintiffs and defendants in Alameda County, Oakland, San Jose and Sa... (more)

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Ronald Stuart Galasi

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Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury, Business, Landlord-Tenant

Mr. Galasi is an attorney with over 40 years of experience; his areas of practice include, but are not limited to: Litigation, Criminal Law, Family L... (more)

Jason Nicholas Wolford Lawyer

Jason Nicholas Wolford

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Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate Other, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Contract

Mr. Wolford is primarily responsible for Trial & Appellate Resources’ case sourcing and sales and marketing efforts. In addition, Mr. Wolford works... (more)

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Ted J. Hannig

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Real Estate, Business, Entertainment, Lawsuit & Dispute, Estate

Ted J. Hannig, founding Partner of Hannig Law, received both his JD and MBA degrees from Santa Clara University, where he was Research Editor for the ... (more)

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Trevor L. Ross

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Estate, Real Estate, Business, Lawsuit & Dispute, Entertainment

Trevor is originally from Philadelphia, PA, but moved to the Bay Area to attend law school. He graduated from the University of San Francisco School o... (more)

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Karen Matcke Crosby

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Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate

Karen has 28 years of combined private practice, in-house and government legal practice. As a mediator, Karen is quick to identify legal issues and a... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

SUBSTITUTED SERVICE

A method for the formal delivery of court papers that takes the place of personal service. Personal service means that the papers are placed directly into the h... (more...)
A method for the formal delivery of court papers that takes the place of personal service. Personal service means that the papers are placed directly into the hands of the person to be served. Substituted service, on the other hand, may be accomplished by leaving the documents with a designated agent, with another adult in the recipient's home, with the recipient's manager at work or by posting a notice in a prominent place and then using certified mail to send copies of the documents to the recipient.

SEVERANCE PAY

Funds, usually amounting to one or two months' salary, frequently offered by employers to workers who are laid off. No law compels employers to provide severanc... (more...)
Funds, usually amounting to one or two months' salary, frequently offered by employers to workers who are laid off. No law compels employers to provide severance pay, although the employer may be legally obligated to do so if it was promised in a contract or employees' handbook.

ASSIGNEE

A person to whom a property right is transferred. For example, an assignee may take over a lease from a tenant who wants to permanently move out before the leas... (more...)
A person to whom a property right is transferred. For example, an assignee may take over a lease from a tenant who wants to permanently move out before the lease expires. The assignee takes control of the property and assumes all the legal rights and responsibilities of the tenant, including payment of rent. However, the original tenant remains legally responsible if the assignee fails to pay the rent.

IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY

A legal doctrine that requires landlords to offer and maintain livable premises for their tenants. If a landlord fails to provide habitable housing, tenants in ... (more...)
A legal doctrine that requires landlords to offer and maintain livable premises for their tenants. If a landlord fails to provide habitable housing, tenants in most states may legally withhold rent or take other measures, including hiring someone to fix the problem or moving out. See constructive eviction.

PATENT CLAIM

A statement included in a patent application that describes the structure of an invention in precise and exact terms, using a long established formal style and ... (more...)
A statement included in a patent application that describes the structure of an invention in precise and exact terms, using a long established formal style and precise terminology. Patent claims serve as a way for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to determine whether an invention is patentable, and as a way for a court to determine whether a patent has been infringed. In concept, a patent claim marks the boundaries of the patent in the same way as the legal description in a deed specifies the boundaries of the property.

IP

See intellectual property law.

INVITEE

A business guest, or someone who enters property held open to members of the public, such as a visitor to a museum. Property owners must protect invitees from d... (more...)
A business guest, or someone who enters property held open to members of the public, such as a visitor to a museum. Property owners must protect invitees from dangers on the property. In an example of the perversion of legalese, social guests that you invite into your home are called 'licensees.'

JOINT TENANCY

A way for two or more people to share ownership of real estate or other property. When two or more people own property as joint tenants and one owner dies, the ... (more...)
A way for two or more people to share ownership of real estate or other property. When two or more people own property as joint tenants and one owner dies, the other owners automatically own the deceased owner's share. For example, if a parent and child own a house as joint tenants and the parent dies, the child automatically becomes full owner. Because of this right of survivorship, no will is required to transfer the property; it goes directly to the surviving joint tenants without the delay and costs of probate.

NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENT

An agreement, generally included in an employment contract or a contract for the sale of a business, where one party agrees not to compete with the other party ... (more...)
An agreement, generally included in an employment contract or a contract for the sale of a business, where one party agrees not to compete with the other party for a specific period of time and within a particular area. Salespeople, for example, often sign noncompetition agreements that prevent them from using the contacts gained by one employer to benefit another employer. Or a salesperson may sign what is known as a 'noncompete,' agreeing not to sell within a particular area, or even work in the same type of business. In some states, such as California, courts view noncompetition agreements with disfavor and will not enforce them unless the restrictions are very narrow. In other states, courts routinely uphold them.