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The Probate Process In California

Learn everything you need to know about the probate process in California, as well as details on joint asset ownership, how to avoid it, and more.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Estate Planning Documents You Need To File In California

Need to plan your estate in California? Learn all about the documents to file, plus essential details concerning wills, trusts, and power of attorney.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Different Types of Power Of Attorney In California

Need to assign power of attorney in California? Learn about the four different types available, plus the vital role of legal support today.

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Dec 30, 2020
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When Can A Child Decide Which Parent To Live With In California?

Discover the age when a Californian child can decide the parent to live with after a divorce, the legal process, and how the courts reach their verdicts.

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Dec 30, 2020
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What Makes A Parent Unfit In California?

During a divorce in California, the courts may decide that one spouse is an unfit parent. Here’s how they arrive at that decision and the meaning for all sides.

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Dec 30, 2020
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What Is An Equitable Distribution Of Child Custody And Visitation In California?

Gain a clear view of how courts in California share child custody and visitation rights between divorcing parents and what key factors influence the ruling.

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How Do I Report Contempt Of Court Related To Child Custody And Visitation In California?

If your ex is in contempt of court over child custody and visitation in California, here’s how to report it, plus advice on other ways to enforce an order.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Do You Have To Pay Taxes On A Divorce Settlement In California?

Settling a divorce in California? Learn about the taxes that accompany property transfers, lump sums, debts, alimony, and child support to avoid surprises.

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Dec 30, 2020
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What Happens When A Divorce Goes To Trial In California

If your divorce is going to trial, here’s some helpful guidance on the steps you need to follow, plus practical advice on the dos and don’ts of going to court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Recommendations to expand e-filing and remote court operations

The Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts recently released reports containing proposals to expand the use of e-filing and recommendations for enhancing remote court operations.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What Is The Difference Between Alimony And Child Support?

Alimony is concerned with spousal or partner support, whereas child support is for any offspring involved in a separation. That said, there are some essential differences worth keeping in mind.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Assaf Gilead

New Bill Proposes Legalization Of Psychedelics In California

San Francisco State Senator Scott Weiner has authored and proposed a bill that would decriminalize the personal use and possession of psychedelic substances. The bill points to the therapeutic benefits of the drugs and is seen as a step toward the decriminalization of all illicit drugs.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Prenups Vs. Postnups: Know The Differences

To find out whether they suit you and your relationship, along with the relevant dos and don'ts, read here to learn more.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

California Reforms Criminal Sentencing And Eases Penalties

Numerous new laws have come into effect in the state of California, with the aim of easing criminal penalties. These laws will affect everything from driving to decreased sentencing to juvenile prosecution.

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Jan 26, 2021
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AJ Gilead

What Would Have Happened If Bruce Springsteen’s Arrest Had Taken Place In California?

Bruce Springsteen was seen drinking tequila and then started his motorcycle, causing an officer to question him. Mr. Springsteen refused an initial breathalyzer but was later found to be under the BAC needed for a DUI. This would have been the case in all states. If he had been over the limit, the charge in each state would differ.

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Jan 26, 2021
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The Marble Team

Is Mediation A Suitable Alternative For A Divorce Lawyer?

Mediation features a cooperative approach that offers several benefits over a court case: it’s typically faster, cheaper, and less stressful. Plus, it’s confidential and less confrontational.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What To Do If Your DUI Case Is Dismissed

The consequences of a DUI conviction are severe, costly, and long-lasting. What are the best steps to get your case dismissed or the charges reduced? Is a DUI case dismissal necessarily means you're immune to further prosecution? Read here to learn more.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How Long Does A DUI Stay On Your Record In California?

California DUI conviction is for life, but from a DMV perspective, the record is dropped from your driving license after ten years. If removed, your life gets more comfortable concerning background checks. 

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Dec 30, 2020
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Can Voice & Video Recordings Be Used As Evidence In Your Divorce Case?

Considering secretly record phone calls and videos and use them in a California court to prove your spouse's infidelity? Read here to learn why it's illegal and irrelevant in court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

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.

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Jan 26, 2021
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Signs To Prove You're An Age Discrimination Victim

You may have been demoted, pressured into retiring, or you’ve been bullied because of your age. If you believe that your employer is violating your rights over your age, there’s a well-defined set of steps to follow.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

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.

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Jan 26, 2021
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The Marble Team

What Job Interview Questions Are Off-Limits?

From your age to your religion, from your sexual orientation to your current salary, all these - and more - aren’t allowed during a job interview. However, some rules don't apply to all companies or jobs.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

DUI Vs. DWI - What's The Difference?

It is widely believed that DWI refers to drunk driving, whereas DUI is an umbrella term that covers driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In practice, individual states do make this distinction, but some don’t.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Assaf Gilead

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.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Difference Between DUI & Aggravated DUI In California

An ordinary DUI is usually classified as a misdemeanor, but if the case circumstances are more serious, it can be upgraded to an aggravated DUI, making it a felony. 

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How Does The Court Determine My Alimony Payments in California

Explore the reasoning behind alimony payments in further detail, including their purpose, the support calculations, and the accompanying legal process.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Pick The Right Divorce Attorney In California With These Best Practices

Coming to the divorce process with a plan of action is always the best strategy for success. Build up a game plan that includes your goals and establish how you’ll eventually select your lawyer.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How A Plea Deal Can Reduce A DUI Charge In California

When a wet reckless or dry reckless plea can be negotiated, this is a better outcome for both the penalties and the driving record. Read this guide before taking a DUI plea bargain.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Molly Recka

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Even though the idea of a prenuptial agreement may be unromantic, especially for a pre-wedding couple deeply in love, experts often see it as a necessity for modern marriages.

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Sep 1, 2020
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