Immigration: Designating Someone to Care for Your Children if Something Happens

As the new administration takes an aggressive approach against undocumented immigrants, you may be concerned with what may happen to your children in the event you are arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or deported from the U.S. What you might consider is having a family preparedness plan to handle such a situation. ThereContinue reading “Immigration: Designating Someone to Care for Your Children if Something Happens”

Cal-Access to be Updated in Modernization Project

On September 29, 2016, Governor Brown signed SB No. 1349 into law, beginning a project to modernize Cal-Access, the state’s online campaign finance disclosure system. This amendment to the Political Reform Act is part of the longstanding effort to address the appearance of corruption in regards to political contributions and expenditures. The thought was thatContinue reading “Cal-Access to be Updated in Modernization Project”

The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 5: Advertising Disclaimers

This series will provide a cursory overview of the steps needed to run for local office in Los Angeles County. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should be cognizant that other local rules may apply in addition to state law. We will now cover the legal requirements regarding advertising. ManyContinue reading “The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 5: Advertising Disclaimers”

The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 4: Spending Campaign Funds

Part I: Getting Started Part II: Public Examination Period and Litigation Part III: Committee Responsibilities This series will provide a cursory overview of the steps needed to run for local office in Los Angeles County. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should be cognizant that other local rules may applyContinue reading “The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 4: Spending Campaign Funds”

The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 3: Committee Responsibilities

Part I: Getting Started Part II: Public Examination Period and Litigation This series will provide a cursory overview of the steps needed to run for local office in Los Angeles County. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should be cognizant that other local rules may apply in addition to stateContinue reading “The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 3: Committee Responsibilities”

The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 2: Public Examination Period and Litigation

Part I: Getting Started Part III: Committee Responsibilities This series will provide a cursory overview of the steps needed to run for local office in Los Angeles County. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should be cognizant that other local rules may apply in addition to state law. In myContinue reading “The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 2: Public Examination Period and Litigation”

The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 1: Getting Started

Part II: Public Examination Period and Litigation Part III: Committee Responsibilities This series will provide a cursory overview of the steps needed to run for local office in Los Angeles County. The information provided is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should be cognizant that other local rules may apply in addition to stateContinue reading “The Road to the March 7, 2017 Election – Part 1: Getting Started”