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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Foreclosure of a Rental Unit

Foreclosure of a Rental Unit

An estimated 10% of homes in the Unites States are in the process of being foreclosed upon. So what do you do if you are a tenant in a home or building that is being foreclosed upon? The Tenant’s Right to Possession Long ago, the California Supreme Court held that the foreclosure of a mortgage endedContinue Reading

5 Rules You Must Know to Win Your San Diego Restraining Order Case

5 Rules You Must Know to Win Your San Diego Restraining Order Case

Whether you are bringing a restraining order against someone else or you need to defend yourself against a restraining order, there are 5 things you need to know in order to give yourself the best opportunity to win your San Diego County restraining order case.  These 5 rules apply to both civil restraining orders andContinue Reading

It’s the case of the Innocent Bystander!

So I know a guy, let’s call him Innocent, who is facing 6 years in prison for, literally, standing around doing nothing. Innocent lives in an apartment building in Los Angeles, is (was) gainfully employed, and has had no trouble with the law in 10 years (10 years ago, he had a conviction for 1stContinue Reading

PC-211 Robbery Charge in California (Estes)

I just represented a client arrested on a PC-211 robbery charge in Los Angeles. On the Los Angeles robbery charges she was being held on $100,000 bail and the family didn’t know what to do.  They wanted to bail her out but didn’t want to spend $10,000 only to see her go right back inContinue Reading

Shuffling Affecting San Fernando Valley Courts Due to Budget Cuts

Shuffling Affecting San Fernando Valley Courts Due to Budget Cuts

As a result of recent budget cuts, starting today, September 12 2011, the Santa Clarita Courthouse will no longer handle felony cases. All felony cases previously assigned to Santa Clarita Courthouse will be shifted to the San Fernando Courthouse. So if you have any upcoming hearings on felony cases at the Santa Clarita Courthouse, beContinue Reading