Publications

EVIDENCE IN A DIVORCE AND/OR CUSTODY HEARING

Many hearings in the family court involve supplying the court with evidence as to your claims. Only relevant and competent evidence can be received and considered by the court. Not every scrap of paper accumulated is going to be considered "relevant" to the court.

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BRINKER RULING: COUP FOR EMPLOYERS

The California Supreme Court ruled today that employers are under no obligation to police that workers take their legally mandated lunch and rest breaks. This is a major victory for all California employers.

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EMPLOYEE LIED ON JOB APPLICATION ABOUT PAST CRIMINAL CONVICTION

You cannot ask questions on an employment application regarding arrests that have not resulted in convictions. You also cannot ask questions about marijuana convictions that are more than 2 years old. You can ask the application about any other criminal convictions regardless of time.

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NEW 2012 PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTORS

Contractors working on public works construction projects in California will find that they are subject to new regulations of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement's (DSLE) Compliance Monitoring Unit, or "CMU".

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SAVING MONEY IN A DIVORCE

With divorces costing anywhere from $3,000 to $100,000 or more, most couples would be interested in finding ways to assist their attorney in saving money. When Kring & Chung is alerted by a client that cost-saving measures should be taken where possible, we make a concerted effort to educate and utilize our client as part of our available resources during the dissolution process.

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$15 MILLION JUDGMENT AGAINST U.S. BANK REVERSED IN WAGE AND HOUR CLASS ACTION

This case supports the premise that due process principles require individualized inquiries where the applicability of an exemption turns on the specific circumstances of each employee.

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LOSS OF CONSORTIUM BASICS

In a personal injury case, the injury suffered by a party may be so severe, that the injured party's spouse or registered domestic partner may have an independent cause of action for loss of consortium.

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