In California trust administrations, the trustee is in the driver’s seat. The trustee marshals the assets, deals with creditors, and (except in the case of ongoing trusts) gets them distributed out to the beneficiaries in fractional shares per the terms of the trust.
2015 was a year of transition for the California Supreme Court as two new justices appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown, Justices Mariano-Florentino Cuellar and Leondra R. Kruger, took office in early January.
California’s unique geography and climate have allowed the State to become one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world.
Employers need to review their compliance with California’s sexual harassment training requirements on a periodic basis.
Mediation is a process, a process you can use to reach a successful resolution in your case, but only if you understand how the process works.
California is already home to some of the most complicated and searching political regulations in the country, especially in its efforts to expose “dark money” and other undisclosed political spending.
Here in the Central District of California, nearly 25% of all bankruptcy filings are made without a lawyer.
Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, this is a good time for employers in California to ensure that they are up to speed on the new laws that took effect on January 1.