DUI Checkpoints this Saturday, August 20, 2011

According to the Press Telegram, LAPD will be conducting two checkpoints this weekend from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at the following locations: Figueroa Street and 33rd Street in the LAPD’s Southwest area and Glenoaks Boulevard and Paxton Street in its Foothill area.  If you need any legal assistance in Van Nuys DUI, contact the […]

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The End of the Red Light Camera Program

According to the Los Angeles Superior Court, the City of Los Angeles has decided to end its red light camera program on July 31, 2011. The City’s action does not stop the processing of outstanding red-light citations. It does not eliminate penalties associated with red-light citations. It does not constitute grounds for a refund of […]

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California’s Unemployment Rate

According to the Employment Development Department – State of California, California’s unemployment rate increased from 11.8% to 12% in July, 2011.  If you are unemployed and are unable to make your current monthly payments, chapter 7 bankruptcy may be an option.  Call (818) 986-5000 for your free consultation with a Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Attorney or Contact Girgis Law Firm […]

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How much can I sue for in small claims court if I am injured in an automobile accident?

As of January 1, 2012, an individual may sue for up to $10,000 (with an exception to automobile accident cases).  Prior to January 1, 2012, an individual may sue for up to $7,500.  However, please be advised that if you are suing someone on a claim of personal injury in an automobile accident case and that person […]

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How to Find a DUI Attorney?

The first step in finding a DUI Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular DUI attorney is well verse in the criminal laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to be a great […]

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How to find an Automobile Accident Attorney?

The first step in finding an Automobile Accident Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular personal injury attorney is well verse in the tort laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to […]

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How to Find a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer/Attorney?

The first step in finding a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular bankruptcy attorney is well verse in the bankruptcy laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to […]

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How long will a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy stay on my credit report?

If you file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California, the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy will appear on your credit report for ten years.  This does not mean that you will begin to obtain credit after the ten years have passed.  On the contrary, once your bankruptcy is discharged (which typically takes approximately four to five months from the date […]

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Process in California

The following is the process of filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California: Step 1:  Complete your credit counseling course and obtain your credit counseling certificate Step 2:  File your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.  Make sure you include your credit counseling certificate with your bankruptcy petition and schedules Step 3:  Mail your most recent filed tax returns to your assigned Chapter 7 Trustee […]

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What you should do if you are injured in an auto accident?

Obtain the other driver’s name, address, date of birth, driver’s license number, telephone number, and the name of their insurance company. Obtain the year, make, model, and license plate number of the other driver’s vehicle. Obtain the registered owner’s name, address, telephone number, and insurance company information if the driver of the vehicle is not […]

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