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Appellate - Click here to view all posts
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  • Should You File an Appeal?
    The rendering of a verdict or judgment doesn’t always mark the end of a case. It’s common for parties to file an appeal when the outcome isn’t favorable to them, but appeals are ...
Business Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Keep Track of Employment Law Changes with This App
    Federal and state labor law can change at any time throughout the year. It can be a costly mistake to assume that individual businesses will automatically be notified of modifications to the law. The ...
  • When Do I Have to Pay My Employees Overtime?
    Employers in California are subject to federal and state labor laws. You may have to pay your employees overtime if they work longer than a standard work week, but only if they are non-exempt. ...
  • The Laws Every Agricultural Employer Should Know About
    California feeds the nation. Almost half of all the vegetables, fruits, and nuts grown in the country originate in California. To produce reliable harvests every year, agricultural employers in the ...
California Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • A Quick Look at the California Court System
    Federal and state laws affect everyone every day, whether they are consciously aware of it or not. A basic understanding of litigation and the court system can prove helpful in everyday life. The most ...
Collateral Lending - Click here to view all posts
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  • Best Practices for Pawnshop Owners
    The collateral lending industry faces some unique challenges. Chiefly among them is the less-than-stellar reputation of pawnshops. Modern pawnshops aren’t the seedy, shady places that Hollywood ...
  • Our Legal Consult Offer for CAPA Members
    Collateral lending is a complicated business that requires a keen knowledge of all applicable laws. Here at The Law Offices of Jon Webster, we understand that the day-to-day operations of pawnshop ...
Education Law - Click here to view all posts
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Family Law - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
    Before the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed in 1993, employees didn’t have the legal right to take job-protected time off to care for a gravely ill loved one or a newborn baby. ...
HOA - Click here to view all posts
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  • Don't Breach HOA Regulations When Applying Pesticides
    Laws change frequently, and homeowners’ associations (HOAs) must be careful to keep their own regulations in compliance with applicable federal and state laws. Likewise, homeowners need to be ...
  • What Home Buyers Should Know About HOAs
    Homeowner’s associations (HOAs) have their benefits and drawbacks. Before signing on the dotted line, have a lawyer look over the contract. You should also carefully read the rules and ...
Infographic - Click here to view all posts
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Mediation - Click here to view all posts
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  • FAQs and Answers About Mediation
    There are countless disputes that can be settled through litigation—ranging from labor law violations to real property disputes. But in some cases, litigation might not be the best solution. ...
  • Breaking Down the Methods Behind Mediation [Infographic]
    If you are dealing with a dispute that is headed for the courtroom, it could be in your interest to head to mediation instead. Mediation is the process of working with a neutral negotiator who can ...
Medical Law - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Medical Law are listed below.
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
    Before the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed in 1993, employees didn’t have the legal right to take job-protected time off to care for a gravely ill loved one or a newborn baby. ...
Property Management - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Property Management are listed below.
  • Purchasing Real Property? Get the FAQs and Answers on Escrow
    The sale and purchase of real properties are significant financial transactions that warrant extra precautions. Escrow services and real estate laws can be complex, which is one reason why sellers and ...
  • A Pawnbroker's Guide to Loan Agreements
    California law requires pawnbrokers to have a written contract or loan agreement for every piece of property that is pledged as security for a loan. Since legal contracts can be complex, and because ...
  • Is Your HOA out of Control?
    Before you purchase a new home, consider taking a copy of the homeowners’ association rules and policies to a law office. Your lawyer may find some troubling clauses listed there, such as ...
Sexual Harrassment - Click here to view all posts
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  • Recognizing and Dealing with Sexual Harassment
    Federal and state laws protect workers from being subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace, yet this problem is still prevalent in the U.S. Protect yourself by learning how to identify the ...