Determining the true status of someone labeled as “independent contractor” is a complex inquiry, and a lot of money often rides on the result.
Whenever you resolve a case, think about the tax implications. A little foresight can save a lot of money.
How far must local school districts go in providing a “free and appropriate” public education?
When negotiating the acquisition or sale of a business, attorneys need to understand the dynamics of the deal from both sides of the table.
What every lawyer should know about the latest interpretations of California’s cost-shifting settlement statute.
Labeling a client’s retainer payment “nonrefundable” can be a big mistake. Only a true retainer merits that treatment—and they are extremely rare.
Here's a primer on ethics rules that apply to lawyers' communications with clients, and tips on how to comply with them.
What are the ethics rules when a third party is paying the client’s legal fees?
The California Penal Code contains important privacy protections that prohibit wiretapping and eavesdropping on confidential communications.
What lawyers should know about timing, tax issues and structured payment of legal fees.