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Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Injunction

By Schonauer Law on Jun 26, 2017 at 06:12 PM in Law News

Today, the Supreme Court narrowed the scope of the injunctions against President Trump’s second executive order commonly referred to as the Travel Ban.

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The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. (US Const. amend. X).

By Schonauer Law on Feb 24, 2017 at 07:26 PM in Law News

A recent Harvard–Harris Poll reports that 80% of respondents support the president's crack down on sanctuary cities. This blog discusses the balance of power and state obligations to detain individuals for the federal government.

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Quick Primer

By Schonauer Law on Feb 07, 2017 at 10:41 PM in Law News

STATE OF WASHINGTON, ET AL.,
Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ET AL.,
Defendants-Appellants. ________________
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-00141-JLR
The Honorable James L. Robart

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What is a Revocable Trust?

By Schonauer Law on Sep 14, 2016 at 09:20 PM in What Does it Mean

A Revocable Trust, or "living trust" is a trust created during a person’s lifetime, hence the terms revocable and living.

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Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

By Schonauer Law on Sep 13, 2016 at 02:17 PM in Law News

Under Assembly Bill 1066, authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown, California agricultural workers will receive overtime pay if they work over eight hours a day. The new law will be phase-in over a four-year period beginning in 2019.

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Resisting an Executive Officer

By Schonauer Law on Sep 12, 2016 at 04:17 PM in What Does it Mean

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DOE?

By Schonauer Law on Sep 08, 2016 at 07:03 PM in What Does it Mean

Under California Code of Civil Procedure section 474, if a Plaintiff is ignorant of the name of a potential defendant, a defendant in the complaint may be named as a “Doe” defendant. Often the caption of a complaint filed in the court will include DOES 1 – 10 as defendants

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California state Democratic lawmakers have two competing bills to mandate prison sentences where a defendant rapes without force.

By Schonauer Law on Sep 01, 2016 at 02:34 PM in Law News

In June, Brock Turner, 20, was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on a university campus. The case was highly criticized.

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Automatic Restraining Orders (ATROs) - Exceptions

By Schonauer Law on Aug 31, 2016 at 05:53 PM in What Does it Mean

A party may create an unfunded revocable or irrevocable trust and execute and file a disclaimer that declines, refuses, renounces, or disclaims any interest otherwise taken by a beneficiary.

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Child Support and Unemployment

By Schonauer Law on Aug 31, 2016 at 04:12 AM in Legal Questions

Will I be put in jail if I don't have money to pay child support?

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