Month: March 2015

The Most Valuable Legal Resource for Consumers

San Diego Legal Advice – Referral Services
The benefits of lawyer referral services trump other online legal resources.

It’s not difficult for consumers to find legal resources these days, especially with a variety of online attorney directories and legal advice forums. And while it’s good to have options, what some consumers may not realize is that lawyers usually pay for listings in directories and the “advice” may not be applicable to their legal situation. It’s hardly the unbiased and objective venue that consumers expect – and deserve – from the legal community. Read More

Recap: 2015 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 35 years since the Mock Trial program was introduced in California. This year’s event – with participation from more than 450 students and 25 high schools – just goes to show that the instinct to establish the program was, and still continues to be, extremely in tune with the educational and legal systems. Read More

Do I need a real estate lawyer when I sell my home?

Real Estate For Sale – Lawyer in California
Real estate attorneys have an important purpose in California.

Selling your home is one of the largest transactions you will make in your lifetime, so it makes sense that you would want the experience to go as smoothly as possible. While there are a few individuals who are typically involved in this process – real estate agent, escrow company, and mortgage broker – one of the most common questions that sellers ask is, “Do I need to hire a real estate attorney in order to sell my home in California?” Read More

How can defendants appeal a ruling in a criminal case?

Appeals for Defendants – Criminal Case Rulings
The Right to Appeal the Ruling in a Criminal Lawsuit

When you are the defendant in a criminal case (you are charged with a crime) and your case goes to trial, the experience can be exhausting both mentally and emotionally. However, if you think the court made a mistake in their ruling, then you likely will want to appeal the ruling in your criminal case – no matter what the costs. Read More