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    • Ask the Attorney - Topic: Nullity of Marriage (Annulment)

      Introduction An alternative to an actual divorce is to ask the Court for a Nullity of Marriage. A nullity proceeding is brought to obtain a court order that determines no valid marriage ever existed. ...

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    • Rights of Crime Victims

      Introduction : In California, when you are hurt because of a crime you have a right to be compensated for the financial, emotional and physical loses you suffer. See how you can back damages below. ...

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    • Use of your Image

      Introduction : Most people do not like getting their photos taken by people they do not know. But what happens when your name or photo is taken by someone and then used to promote their business? ...

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    • Identity Theft

      Introduction : Identity theft costs billions of dollars to the US economy. For an individual person the average fraud amount is $5,720.00. Studies show that stolen identities can be bought for as ...

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    • The 6 Steps to Ensuring Your Business Does Not Get Shut Down

      Introduction : Many Asian businesses have problems with staying open because they are not compliant with the law or do things that get them sued. The following six points will help all business owners ...

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    • Choice of Entities - Protecting Yourself from Personal Liability for Business Actions

      Introduction : Many people ask us about shielding themselves from liability because of a lawsuit. In California there are six main forms of entities that one can have in business. The following will ...

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    • 2018 Marijuana Status Update

      Introduction : Marijuana is big business. This article explores the things you need to know as of the upcoming deadline on January 2, 2018 and what to consider before joining the thousands of people ...

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    • What to Do After a Car Accident in the Rain

      In almost every part of the nation, weather is a leading cause of road accidents. Rain in particular is the most common and causes a number of dangerous conditions for drivers. Road slickness, ...

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    • 区块链 vs. 信息洩露?新兴产业背後僱主需面对的法律议题

      在工作场所中,信息无处不在。但是保护和共享数据的传统方式(从各种来源访问受密码保护的信息)效率低下、繁琐且风险大。随著旧的身份验证方法被生物识别和区块链应用技术所取代,公司将享有更高的效率、更稳固的安全性和更低的成本。但在此之前,了解其中潜在的法律问题,是极为明智的做法。 1. 问题 ...

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    • 想要投身影视行业?美国独立制片人需了解的法律常识

      随着近几年来数字技术的飞速发展,独立电影的门槛也随之降低,给不少独立电影的制作带来了良机。 无论是小到为商家拍摄广告,还是进军好莱坞,在您作为独立製片人去录制您的第一个场景之前,都应先了解相关美国法律的基本知识,以及如何保护您的个人权益。虽然还有其他方面需要注意,但您应该重点关注的两个领域是您的商业结构和知识产权。 接下来是关于这些法律问题的简短指南,以帮助您实现电影制作梦想。 ...

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    • 职场需知道: 美国职场性骚扰企业及僱员防治措施

      美国就业机会平等委员会(EEOC)将工作场所中的性骚扰定义为不受欢迎的、并以性为基础的行为,这种行为要么是不合理地干扰了他人的工作表现,要么是造成了恐惧、敌对或是冒犯性工作环境。性骚扰的范围,可以从持续性、攻击性的笑话,到不适当的肢体接触,或是在布告栏上张贴令人反感的信息。工作场所中的性骚扰是一个非常严重的问题,这可能发生在女性或是男性两者身上。 ...

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    • Rights of Crime Victims

      Introduction: In California, when you are hurt because of a crime you have a right to be compensated for the financial, emotional and physical loses you suffer. See how you can back damages below. ...

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    • Ask the Attorney - Topic: Contesting a Speeding Ticket

      Question: Dear Attorney Cheng, I was driving along the freeway with my 3 girlfriends in the carpool lane. We were driving just over the speed limit, 70-75 mph. Suddenly, I saw the blinking lights of ...

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    • What You Need to Know About Prenuptial Agreements

      Introduction: Prenuptial Agreements (“Prenups” or Premarital Agreements) are becoming more and more popular. Initially only popular among people that were previously married, many more getting married ...

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    • Ask The Attorney - Topic: Divorce

      Introduction: Divorces are one of the most difficult things to face here in California. When I worked for two judges in the court system the toughest cases always dealt with divorces. Below are common ...

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    • Minimum Wage Rates in California (CA)

      - Minimum Wage Rates in California (CA) - Below are current and future minimum wage rates in California. Click on the links provided for posters and additional wage information, including certain ...

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    • Owner Responsibility for Actions of His Employees

      Introduction : An issue that occurs with businesses is whether the corporation is responsible for the business decisions its employees. Although this area of the law is very complicated what ...

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    • Legal Update - Upcoming California Legislation for 2018

      California Enacts Salary History Prohibition Law New Law Effective January 1, 2018 California has enacted a law that generally prohibits employers from relying on an applicant's salary history. Salary ...

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    • What You Need to Know About Prenuptial Agreements

      Introduction: Prenuptial Agreements (“Prenups” or Premarital Agreements) are becoming more and more popular. Initially only popular among people that were previously married, many more getting married ...

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    • Grand Opening of New Office & 10th Anniversary Celebration

      On October 20, 2016, The Law Offices of Paul P. Cheng & Associates celebrated 10 years in service and the opening of our brand new office in Pasadena. We had over 200 guests and hosted many public ...

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    • Simple Solution to the Recent Chen Shui-Bian Scandal

      Introduction: Today’s article is not a question and answer session. Instead, we talk about the recent scandal surrounding the Taiwanese President Chen Shui-Bian and how our office deals with cases ...

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    • What You Can Do to Help the Process of Being Arrested as an Asian

      Question : My husband was recently arrested for fighting. I am not sure what to do. He is currently in jail and I am afraid he will not get out. A popular attorney in the area says that he needs ...

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    • U.S. Immigration and New CA Immigrant Worker Protection Act

      The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting director announced that the agency will quadruple to quintuple the number of workplace inspections it conducts in the coming year. Agents have been ...

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    • Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

      Introduction : A record number of US Citizens are renouncing their citizenship. As of today’s date over 4,400 people have already decided to let go of their US citizenship in 2017 alone. Experts say ...

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    • Trump Merit Based Immigration

      Introduction : President Trump has stated since running for President that he would change our immigration system. Today, in response to the attack in New York City, President reiterated two things: ...

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    • Ask the Attorney - Topic: What to do if you are Sued.

      Introduction: One of the most depressing feelings in the world is to receive a summons and complaint. The topic for today is what one should do if a person or company gets sued. STEP #1: SHUT UP! Do ...

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    • Malicious Prosecution

      Introduction: They say in America that anyone can sue anybody for anything. But what happens if you feel that you were sued wrongfully? The bottom example shows you what you can do if you were sued ...

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    • Winning Your Case by Understanding What to Do During a Deposition

      Introduction: A deposition is one of the most important parts of a lawsuit. Studies show up to 97% cases settle at or near the time of trial. This is right after depositions have occurred. Although ...

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    • How to Calculate Sick Pay in California

      There are 2 Methods You Can Use to Calculate Sick Pay Hours: 1. Accrual – employees get 1 hour for each 30 hours worked. Employees get to rollover any unused sick time to the next year –up to a cap of ...

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    • Clearing the Title on Property

      Introduction : Making sure that someone else does not have title to your property is very important for several reasons. If someone else claims title to your property they can potentially take out ...

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    • Clearing the Title on Property

      Topic : Clearing the Title on Property Introduction : Making sure that someone else does not have title to your property is very important for several reasons. If someone else claims title to your ...

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    • Ask the Attorney - Topic: Clearing the Title on Property

      Introduction Making sure that someone else does not have title to your property is very important for several reasons. If someone else claims title to your property they can potentially take out ...

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    • U.S. District Court Strikes Down 2016 Federal Overtime Rule

      We finally have a definitive answer to the status of the Overtime Rule that was blocked by an injunction in November, just before it was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016 . As for now, ...

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    • **Minimum Wage Increase Notice**

      Our team just wanted to send a reminder about the changes to minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinance for Los Angeles that go into effect on July 1, 2017 . These apply to any company in the ‘City of ...

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    • Wrongful Termination

      Introduction : When an employee is discharged from work an issue arises: was the termination proper? An employer-employee relationship is like a marriage, very easy to get into, but difficult to ...

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    • Ask the Attorney - Topic: Wrongful Termination

      Introduction When an employee is discharged from work an issue arises: was the termination proper? An employer-employee relationship is like a marriage, very easy to get into, but difficult to cleanly ...

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