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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but legal ambiguity is not,” declared the California Court of Appeal, embellishing with that literary flourish a fairly routine dispute over an easement – but one with an important lesson for property owners.

Tempers often flare between divorcing spouses. Unfortunately, that can sometimes lead to a physical confrontation. But is an angry slap in the face simply a foolish emotional act, or is it abuse that warrants a protective order?

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think about moves that will help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next.

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think of planning moves that will help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next.

For businesses, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes a number of major changes that may affect your year-end tax planning.

When an estate winds up in court, the dispute may involve more than just legal issues. In a case recently decided by the California Court of Appeal, the justices had to consider how “family” has been defined in different cultures, thousands of miles apart and over the span of more than a century.