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It’s not surprising that, after a bitter divorce, one of the former spouses would want to exclude the other from a will or estate. But wanting something doesn’t make it so – especially when it comes to a life insurance policy.

For many routine business disputes, arbitration can be a quicker and less expensive alternative to courtroom litigation. But what happens if, after you agree to have your dispute resolved by an arbitrator, your circumstances change and you can’t afford the arbitration fee?

In college statistics classes, professors often point out that, in theory, an infinite number of monkeys randomly tapping on keyboards would eventually produce a great work of literature. But could the prolific primates get a copyright on their work?

On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) into law. The TCJA is one of the most sweeping pieces of tax reform in recent history.

For some people who own property along California’s beautiful coast, living on the beach seems to trigger a desire to keep others off “their” beach. As a homeowners’ association learned in a recent appellate court ruling, that can violate the California Coastal Act.

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) sparked extensive controversy even before it was signed into law by President Trump just before last Christmas. But there is little disagreement about one aspect of the law: it has the potential to cause confusion for most couples negotiating spousal support in a dissolution or divorce.