Articles by author: Schonauer Law

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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Automatic Restraining Orders (ATROs) - Exceptions

By Schonauer Law on Aug 24, 2016 at 09:51 AM in What Does it Mean

A party may eliminate the right of survivorship to property, as long as the party provides notice of the change is filed with the court and served on the other party before the change takes effect. There is a right of survivorship

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California Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Vergara v. California

By Schonauer Law on Aug 23, 2016 at 03:14 PM

On Monday by a 4-3 vote a divided California Supreme Court let stand a lower-court decision in Vergara v. California. The case was brought on behalf of nine public school students backed by the nonprofit group Students Matter, founded David Welch a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Plaintiffs argued the school’s tenure law was “grossly ineffective teachers.”, caused “significant educational harm”, and widening achievement gaps for minority students.

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Settlement For Millennium Health of Rancho Bernardo

By Schonauer Law on Aug 18, 2016 at 03:12 PM in Law News

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement in excess of $250 million with a San Diego County company accused of billing Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health programs for unnecessary tests.

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Automatic Restraining Orders (ATROs) - Exceptions

By Schonauer Law on Aug 17, 2016 at 08:10 AM in What Does it Mean

The ATROs prevent no person from revoke an instrument that makes a transfer of property on death, including a revocable trust if the party provides notice of the change is filed with the court and served on the other party before the change takes effect.

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Senate Bill 277 Faces a Challenge in Federal Court

By Schonauer Law on Aug 12, 2016 at 06:35 PM in Law News

A group called Education4All is asking a federal judge to delay the enforcement of California Senate Bill 277 requiring all students in California public schools to be vaccinated until all legal challenges are resolved.

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