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Arbitration clauses are everywhere. Chances are that you are subject to a few without even knowing it. But what is arbitration, and how is it different from going to court? Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution. Arbitration is often confused with mediation, which is a form of structured settlement negotiations. Instead, arbitration is...
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Following is the 77th post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 3 – “Advocate,” focusing on contact that attorneys may have with judges, officials, tribunal employees, and jurors. This Rule of Professional Conduct, as...
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Fairness to Opposing Party & Counsel Following is the 76th post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 3 – “Advocate,” focusing on issues concerning attorneys who have been employed or retained by organizations. This...
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Following is the 75th post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 1 – “Lawyer-Client Relationship,” focusing on issues involving attorneys who have been employed or retained by organizations. This Rule of Professional Conduct, as...
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California Civil Discovery Overview In any lawsuit, there will likely be questions and documents that you do not have. Discovery is the process in a court case for obtaining information from the other side. Discovery can end up being a significant portion of any case. It is highly dependent on how complex the case is...
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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in approximately March 2020, the Superior Courts across California began suspending trials that were proceeding or set to go. A year later, in March 2021, there are still significant impacts on cases getting to trial. However, Sacramento County Superior Court, like many other counties, have attempted as best...
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Following is the 74th post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 3 – “Advocate,” discussing the issues surrounding publicity regarding a trial. This Rule of Professional Conduct, as revised, is as follows: Rule 3.6...
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Following is the 73rd post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 3 – “Advocate,” addressing the responsibilities of a criminal prosecutor. This Rule of Professional Conduct, as revised, is as follows: Rule 3.8  ...
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Following is the 72nd post in a series from Parker Law Group about recent changes to the California Bar Association (CBA)’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). This rule is found in Chapter 3 – “Advocate,” warning attorneys against threatening to present certain types of charges in order to gain an advantage in a legal matter....
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