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Halloumi Cheese Platter

By Schonauer Law on Aug 12, 2015 at 08:20 AM in Comfort

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Center for Medical Progress Restrained from Releasing More Videos

By Schonauer Law on Aug 10, 2015 at 08:56 AM in Law News

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Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman LLC (ZGA) seeks Chapter 11

By Schonauer Law on Aug 07, 2015 at 09:59 AM in Law News

According to court papers, Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman LLC (ZGA) sought chapter 11 protections Monday. In preparation for liquidation, ZGA will hand off 30,000 active foreclosure and insolvency cases. At one time, ZGA handled 40% of home foreclosures in New Jersey. According to ZGA, its mortgage-lender clients and tighter rules are to blame for its troubles.

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Crazy Good Veggie Sandwich

By Schonauer Law on Aug 05, 2015 at 03:16 PM in Comfort

This recipe has held itís appeal even after all this time. It reminds me of my best friend from 6th grade. We were inseparable from age 11 until 18 when she went ....

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What is Community Property?

By Schonauer Law on Aug 05, 2015 at 03:06 PM in What Does it Mean

California is a community property state. This means that a marriage or the registration of a domestic partnership makes two people into ONE legal Community.

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House of Representatives Voted to Repeal the Federal Estate Tax

By Schonauer Law on Apr 20, 2015 at 12:46 PM in Law News

The estate tax applies to property all property transferred from a deceased person to his or her heirs. The tax applies to estates worth more than about $5.4 million ($10.9 million for married couples.) The top estate tax rate is 40 percent, though experts find that the average tax paid is less than 17 percent. President Obamaís threatens to veto the bill.

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Power of Attorney

By Schonauer Law on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:03 AM in What Does it Mean

A power of attorney, or POA, allows a person to act on your behalf as your agent, or attorney-in-fact. A power of attorney is often used as an estate planning tool for when a person becomes incapacitated, but it has other purposes as well.

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Lawsuit names County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Dept., & Capri Apartments as Defendants.

By Schonauer Law on Mar 03, 2015 at 07:41 AM in Law News

Becker Law Group and McNicholas & McNicholas, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the parents of, David Wang, James Hong and George Chen, who were murdered by Elliot Rodger in the Capri Apartments before Elliot Roger went on shooting spree within Isla Vista, UCSB’s college town. The suit names Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department (SBCSD), Capri Apartments in Isla Vista, CA and Asset Campus Housing as defendants. With regard to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, the suit alleges violations of the victims’ constitutional rights pursuant to 28 USC 1983.

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Guilty or No Contest?

Guilty or No Contest?
By Schonauer Law on Feb 11, 2015 at 04:04 PM in What Does it Mean

A plea of guilty differs greatly from a plea of no contest, or nolo contendere. When a defendant pleads guilty to a misdemeanor, he or she is admitting the facts and the charge. When a person pleads no contest to a misdemeanor, he or she admits no guilt. Rather, a plea of no contest to a misdemeanor states that you are not guilty, but you agree to be treated as if you are guilty, and have the court determine the proper punishment.

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Question of Law or Fact?

By Schonauer Law on Feb 09, 2015 at 09:12 AM in What Does it Mean

When you engage with the court, it is important to understand the court's duty and responsibilities. Such an understanding will enable you to understand your job in court, whether represented by counsel or not, and how you may assist the court in performing its duties.

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