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Court Appearance

Court Appearance After an arrest, you’ll be ordered to appear in court. When you do, here are several important things you’ll want to remember: Be on Time. This may sound obvious, but many ...
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What Happens to My License After a First Time DUI?

After an arrest for a first-time DUI and upon release, you will be given an Administrative Per Se Suspension/Revocation Order and a temporary driver’s license. This temporary license is valid ...
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What to Expect at a Misdemeanor DUI Arraignment

After an arrest for misdemeanor DUI, the arraignment is the first hearing that you will need appear in court. The main purpose of a DUI arraignment is to inform you of the charges and allow you to ...
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Are You Considering a Loan Modification to Lower Your House Payment?

Are you considering a loan modification to lower your house payment? Loan modifications are on the rise again and the reason is because the first wave of loan modifications are expiring. The first ...
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Am I Required To Give 30 or 60 Day Notice?

Giving a 30 day or 60 day notice is an important step to an eviction in Rancho Cucamonga. As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts, failure to serve the proper notice can lead to a drawn-out ...
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How Can I Give My Notice?

As we've discussed in earlier "Eviction Series" blogs, there are very specific steps which must be followed when evicting a tenant. Failing to follow the proper guidelines can result in ...
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The Eviction Series: What to Include in Your Notices

In order to evict your tenant in Rancho Cucamonga, you must give the right notices. There are many different types of notices to choose from. Selecting the correct notice depends on your ...
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3 Day Notices

Giving written notice is the first step to your eviction in Rancho Cucamonga. If your tenant does not comply with the notice, then you can file an eviction case with the court. Choosing the correct ...
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When Can You Evict a Tenant in Rancho Cucamonga?

Do You Have An Eviction Case at Hand? Eviction is governed by California state law, and these matters can often become complex if a landlord does not take the necessary precaution. If you are a ...
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Five Common Probate Mistakes to Avoid

So, you've just been named the executor or administrator of an estate. A lot of questions and concerns are likely going through your mind right now: when do I have to start acting on my ...
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Loan Modifications on the Rise Again

Loan modifications are on the rise again and the reason is because the first wave of loan modifications are expiring. The first wave of loan modifications (2009 – 2012) is reaching its point of ...
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4 Common Estate-Planning Mistakes

Why work hard to build wealth only at the end your wishes to give to your family is snatched and your family is left with much left than you expected? From wills to trusts, protect your loved ones by ...
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Can You Afford a Bankruptcy Attorney in California?

There are many ways for consumers in California to pay for legal assistance they need in order to successfully file bankruptcy. But the consequences of not hiring an attorney to help you file, or ...
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Home Foreclosures on the Rise

A recent report showed that the number of home foreclosures in Southern California hit at their highest level in two years. All across the Southland, including Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, ...
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Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

January 20 marked the opening of the 2015 tax season, meaning your long-awaited tax refund is on its way. Many people rely on their refund to pay for bills and living expenses. Others use it for fun ...
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What is "Credit Repair"?

Credit Repair: Does it Actually Work? Many companies claim that they can increase your credit score quickly through their so-called "credit repair" programs. If you have a low credit score, ...
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If You Decide Not To Pay A Debt, Does Not Mean It Will Disappear.

Many individuals that fall into the pit of debt comes from a lack of knowledge and understanding. Take it from this real life situation from a couple: Liz has a husband who returned his vehicle after ...
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Planning for Incapacity

Estate planning is the process of memorializing who you trust to manage your affairs during incapacity and death, and choosing how your assets will be distributed at your death. Most people associate ...
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You Can Purchase A House After Bankruptcy. Here's How.

Every month thousands of people go through the process of filing for bankruptcy protection, mostly so they can wipe their debt clean and have a fresh start. Many of these individuals have the false ...
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Big Student Loans?

If you're co-signing big student loans for your child, you may want to buy a life insurance policy while you're at it. While no one wants to imagine the death of their child, taking out ...
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Does Your Estate Plan Address All of Your Assets?

Estate planning is very technical and requires a lot of planning. However, there are safeguards in place to protect your wishes in case you forgot to address each and every asset you own. One ...
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Protect Your Life Insurance During Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies are difficult emotionally and financially because your creditors are intent on recovering the debt you owe them. That’s fair. But you must protect what is allowable by the Federal ...
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Are You and Your Spouse on the Same Page?

Estate planning isn't exactly people's favorite topic of discussion, but it's absolutely necessary. When planning for the unexpected, it is essential to discuss your finances and accounts ...
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You drafted a living trust... Now what?

FUNDING YOUR TRUST Once you've made a living trust, there's one more crucial step: funding your trust, which is just as important as creating a trust. Funding your trust is the formal process ...
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What Is Your Hour Factor?

As a bankruptcy law firm in Rancho Cucamonga, We've heard the saying "time is money" many times. And while that is a saying that everyone understands, we believe that your money is time. ...
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