You have been involved in a car accident and your car is totaled (this means that the car costs more to fix than it is worth).  If the insurance company offers you a settlement on your total-loss claim, the following six (6) items are things your insurance company definitely does not want you to know

Employee Warning: Charging Your Phone At Work Could Get You Fired Recently, a client contacted our firm regarding a wrongful termination case.  The client works for a large company.  The client’s battery on his iPhone was low so he plugged his phone into his company computer to charge it. While the phone was charging, the company’s IT

What Is An Adult Adoption?

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 by

WHAT IS AN ADULT ADOPTION? An adult adoption is when an adult adopts a person who is over eighteen (18) years old and not related to the. Adult adoption may be done for various reasons including: to establish intestate inheritance rights; to formalize a step-parent/step-child relationship or a foster parent/foster child relationship; to restore the

The child custody mediation process is one in which parents attempt to work together to devise a parenting plan that is mutually acceptable to both parents. This parenting plan may be quite structured (specifying day-to-day timeshare as well as holidays, vacations, and other special issues). The most important aspect of custody mediation is that parents

In talking with clients looking to create estate plans, one of the main issues we regularly encounter is the misconception that estate planning is only for the rich.  This could not be further from the truth, and unfortunately, this pervasive misconception leads to complacency and a false sense of security. Our typical estate planning clients

Clients often ask what will happen to the mortgage on their property if their son or daughter inherit the home and money is still owed on the mortgage. Can the bank take the house back or does the bank have to honor the mortgage and continue lending to your son or daughter? Ultimately, the simple answer

Jorgensen & Salberg’s client (Reyes) worked as a medical assistant for Laguna Medical Care, Inc, for nearly three years. Dr. Rizwana Mohseni, MD, runs and operates her medical practice under the name “Laguna Medical Care, Inc” ( Even though it was a direct violation of California labor laws, because of understaffing, Reyes claimed she went

Union Adjustment Company purchased an old debt from an auto lender.  The debt was a finance contract entered into between the Jorgensen & Salberg’s client (Delgado) and an auto lender.  The finance company originally extended credit to Delgado for the purchase of a 1992 Honda Accord.  The car was purchased on April 7, 2001 with

Check out the latest video installment of the New York Times “Retro Report,” which is an innovative documentary created by the New York Times that attempts to peel back the layers of some of the most perplexing news stories of our past with the goal of encouraging the public to think more critically about current events

Car Crash

Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle.  Plaintiff’s vehicle made a left turn in front of another vehicle.  The driver of the other vehicle was inattentive, and collided with the passenger side of plaintiff’s vehicle.  Plaintiff sustained fractures to her right leg as a result of the impact.  Farmers insured the vehicle in which plaintiff