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Reaffirming a Mortgage: Pros and Cons

Reaffirming a loan—that is, waiving the discharge of a loan in Chapter 7 bankruptcy—comes with its share of pros and cons. Before reaffirming your mortgage, you should consider the following:


What has happened to Legal Aid?

The big changes to the legal aid scheme, designed to cut public expenditure on legal aid, were introduced in April 2013, following enactment of LASPO 2012. 324 more words

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Family trusts

Understanding the Advantages of Family Trusts

Instead of simply leaving cash, property, and even a business to household heirs, some families established household trusts. These are generally for people and households with a lot of assets, so they are not generally utilized by middle class families. 378 more words

Legal Services

New Lawyers Learn Ins and Outs of Legal Service Careers

Last Thursday, new lawyers and law students gathered at 16 Beacon to get the inside scoop on what it’s really like to work in legal services as part of the BBA’s Summer Career Series. 372 more words

Public Service

GLIDE's Charlie Crompton



Reshared from The Recorder originally posted on June 2, 2014 by Nathalie Pierrepont and photograph by Jason Doiy. 

Last fall, Latham & Watkins partner Charlie Crompton, a 25-year Big Law veteran, launched a drop-in legal clinic at GLIDE, an organization that supports the poor and disenfranchised in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. 104 more words

How the Law Can Protect Children Caught Up In Child Disputes

Children’s law is a complex and sensitive issue.  Whatever happens, the end result should always focus on the safety and wellbeing of the child or children involved.  349 more words

San Diego divorce follows all the steps very strictly!

The people of this world are leading very complex life where misunderstanding is very available. Couple is very conservative about their own rights. Divorce is very simple something to them and newly engaging themselves very quickly. 372 more words

San Diego Child Custody