Demand letters are an excellent way to explore the resolution of a case without filing an actual lawsuit. Demand letters are a legal letter that can be written for a variety of reasons and under many different circumstances. For example, they can range from intent to sue letters and cease… Continue Reading So What Exactly IS a Demand Letter and When Should I Send One?
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I get asked this question so often, so I made an audio to help you help your lawyer figure out whether you have a case – whether that lawyer is me or someone else. It’s not an easy decision to make, in many cases. Like everything in the law, there… Continue Reading DO I HAVE A CASE?
Countless times each week, people call me who are up to their eyeballs in legal problems. I listen to them describe the situation, and very often they don’t just have a civil dispute with someone, they also have a criminal issue. They are the target of a criminal investigation or… Continue Reading A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT — NEVER SPEAK WITH THE POLICE — EVER!
We are increasingly relying on electronic communications to handle even routine business transactions. Especially troubling is how often “electronic signatures” are being used in real estate transactions, which are often the largest and most complex financial commitment most consumers will make in their lifetimes. Many of my real estate litigation… Continue Reading ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES ON REAL ESTATE DOCUMENTS: VALUABLE TIME-SAVING DEVICE OR TRAP FOR THE UNWARY?
First, a poem: “These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder Which, as they kiss, consume.” Romeo and Juliette, by William Shakespeare We haven’t had a juicy domestic violence case in the news in quite some time. But domestic violence cases are on the rise…..… Continue Reading “Who Started It?!” or Self-Defense in Domestic Violence Cases
“When the dog bites!” sounds like a song from the Sound of Music, and it is. But as a Los Angeles dog bite lawyer, I can tell you that it’s not all raindrops and roses when dogs bite another dog or a human. Los Angeles County is so congested. It is… Continue Reading WHAT EVERY DOG OWNER MUST KNOW ABOUT OWNING A DOG IN LOS ANGELES WHO BITES ANOTHER DOG OR HUMAN
Following the news onslaught about the Harvey Weinstein-Bill O’Reily-Donald Trump-Roger Ailes-et cetera-et cetera-ad nauseam sexual assault scandals, one concept has crossed my mind and consumed time in my law practice, namely the often blurry line between a civil and a criminal sexual assault case. Some of the allegations alleged against… Continue Reading Three Tips To Consider If you Fear You May Be Accused of Sexual Assault or Sexual Harassment