Is Visitation with a Parent in Prison Beneficial to a Child?

It may come as a surprise but prison inmates retain the right of reasonable visitation with their children, despite being incarcerated.  Courts have held that refusing to allow reasonable parental visitation with his or her child while incarcerated should only be justified by some compelling necessity, ...

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Is the California Paid Sick Leave Law a Step Backward?

Beginning January 1, 2015, California’s new paid sick leave law takes effect. This new law mandates that California employers must allow its employees to accrue and use paid sick time. However, while this new paid sick leave law aims to benefit employees and is seemingly a leap forward...

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Workers’ Compensation: Defining Industrial Injury

In California, employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance to cover employee injuries, also called industrial injuries.  How can an employer or employee identify when an industrial injury has occurred through occupational labor?  Sometimes it is easy to identify an...

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Your First-Time Meeting with a Military Divorce Attorney

The divorce process is hard, especially when you are not in the legal field and when the emotions are intense.  When your spouse is in the military, do different rules apply?  How do you and your children obtain support while your spouse is away on active duty or in an unknown location?  Those are som...

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