February 12, 2021

New LA County DA Issues Major Enforcement Reforms

Los Angeles County’s new District Attorney, George Gascón, has introduced a series of reforms to the county’s legal system. These include getting rid of the death sentence, ending sentencing enhancements, abolishing money bail, reviewing Use of Force cases, and stopping the sentencing of juveniles as adults, along with a change in misdemeanor prosecutions.

February 24, 2021

New York State Fully Legalizes Surrogacy

New surrogacy laws come into effect in New York state this February, providing some of the most robust protections for both the surrogates and the prospective parents. These new laws fully legalize the process and include requirements for health and life insurance payments and other rules for safety under the Surrogate’s Bill of Rights. 

February 5, 2021

CA Labor Law Applies To All Who Work In The State Even If Residing Elsewhere

The new California ruling has ramifications for many, especially during the pandemic, who may be working online in California but officially reside or work for entities in other states.

February 24, 2021

The Use Of Online Mediation Is Soaring Due To Covid-19 

Covid-19 has slowed down divorce rates, but families continued to split. Remote mediators and private judges were there for them, facilitating financial disputes, child cases, and arbitration.

February 1, 2021

California Enacts New Employment Laws In Response To Coronavirus

New covid-related employment bills came into effect in the last few weeks in California, covering aspects such as sick leave payments, new reporting procedures, and an extended filing period for DLSE complaints.

February 1, 2021

Why Are New York Family Courts Stuck In A Pandemic Limbo?

Is it lack of funding, communication, or simply the changes of a pandemic? Regardless of why it’s happening, the family court system of New York is failing to meet the needs of families.

January 21, 2021

California Passes The Racial Justice Act In The Ongoing Fight Against Racial Bias

The new California Racial Justice Act that comes into effect this month makes it possible for defendants to challenge their trial if they believe racial bias is involved. See how racial bias can be proved in court.

January 26, 2021

Trump’s Covid-Ban Visa Suspension Until March 31st


The Trump administration has suspended all new nonimmigrant-related visas and family-based immigrant visas until March 31, as a part of pandemic-related bans. The good news, however, is that the suspension will not affect visa renewals.

January 14, 2021

Biden Administration’s New Immigration Policies - Reversing Trump’s Policies? 

How is president-elect Biden serious about reversing the Trump administration immigration policy? It depends on who you're asking.

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