Category Archives: Must Reads

Does Cheating Matter to Judges

By | September 18, 2015

According to some estimates 17% of marriages end because of a wandering spouse.  Women cheat to gain an emotional connection, while men cheat mostly for sex. The most likely times for cheating to occur are during the first year of marriage, following the birth of the first child, the seventh year of marriage (the infamous seven year itch),… Read More »

Understanding the Difference Between Attorney-Client Privilege and Duty of Confidentiality

By | September 18, 2015

The terms ‘attorney-client privilege’ and ‘duty of confidentiality’ can be confused easily by lay people and attorneys alike. While many lawyers knowingly use these terms interchangeably, they are different from each other in many ways and have different implications in legal settings. If you’ve tried to understand the difference between the two many times but have failed,  you’ve… Read More »

How Law Professionals Can Enhance Their Income

By | September 15, 2015

A career as a lawyer is considered to be one of the most sought-after professions. However, becoming a lawyer is no longer a sure path to a life of social and economic privilege. From being accessible around the clock and developing client relationships and businesses to compromising on work-life balance – the profession of a lawyer is not… Read More »

The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.

30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

By | May 7, 2014

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach you for many other types of jobs.

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

By | January 25, 2013

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may arise when signing something using an e-signature:

Steps to Take Following a DUI Arrest

By | June 13, 2012

Have you been arrested for DUI? This article explains the rights and the proper procedures to take. Adhering to them will place individuals in a much better position during court trials. First, let’s examine what constitutes a DUI arrest:

Divorce Myths: Top 30 Misunderstood California Family Law Principles (Part Two)

By | June 8, 2012

In reviewing readers’ posts on, I frequently come across questions and comments that reveal misconceptions about California family law legal principles. In an effort to set the record straight on how the state’s family law legal system works, I’ve compiled a list of the top 30 family law myths that I’ve encountered, along with responses I have formulated… Read More »

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been Suspended

By | July 19, 2011

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending doom.

I’ve Been Sexually Harassed in the Workplace — Now What?

By | July 13, 2011

It can be one of the most intimidating situations anybody ever encounters in their personal lives – that is, unless you swim with sharks or study crocodiles on a regular basis. But all jokes aside, sexual harassment can be a very serious and relevant issue. And it’s never more relevant than when it comes into your life and… Read More »