According to the Consumer Technology Association, there were 400,000 drones sold during the 2015 holiday season. As of January 6, 2016, the drone registration program had received 181,000 registered drones. This means more drones in the sky, and greater potential risks of personal injury. What are the personal injury
This year’s San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition is less than a month away, and we are excited to get started with one of the most exciting, annual student programs. What is the Mock Trial Competition? The San Diego Mock Trial Competition is part of a larger, statewide
If you have unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets, then you may be able to qualify for California’s new Amnesty Program. The Amnesty Program, which began in October 2015, helps some people reduce their traffic ticket fines or remove marks from their driving records. To qualify for the program, you
Do you know California has a new law requiring police agencies to have a warrant to search your digital records? It’s called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and it means your personal emails, texts, photos and physical location can only be accessed by law enforcement once they obtain a warrant.
Medical malpractice liability payouts in California are capped at $250,000 for non-economic damages, yet doctors continue to spend more on patient tests to reduce their medical malpractice liability. A study by the British Medical Journal concluded that “medical doctors who spend more time, money and resources on patient tests and
In civil litigation, there can be too many cases for the courts to handle in a timely manner. Therefore, civil attorneys and their clients can attempt to settle the case outside of court. One of the ways they can do this is through a settlement conference. What are settlement conferences?
Being an executor of an estate is challenging. When your family takes you to court because of discrepancies with the estate, then you have an even greater burden on your hands. Not only do you have to deal with the hassle of the legal process for estate planning, but you
Modest-income families sometimes have the greatest need for legal help yet have limited access to it. This is why the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) of San Diego County developed the Modest Means Program, to help clients who are having a family law dispute and are able to pay