Case Study: G&A Secures IDR Victory for SJCERA Goyette & Associates is pleased to announce that it has prevailed in yet another industrial disability retirement case out of San Joaquin County. In this case, the virtually uncontested facts established that the injured correctional officer suffered work-related injuries while performing training drills as a Sheriff’s Correctional ..Read More
What to Know When Starting a Cannabis Business in California By: Paul Goyette If you are interested in starting a cannabis business in California it can be hard to figure out where to start, especially when it comes to complying with ever changing regulations in the industry nation-wide. A Little Background on Cannabis, Hemp, CBD ..Read More
Do I Need a Will in California?by: Caitlyn Andrijich, Esq. A common question is whether or not you need a Will in California. The answer? Generally, yes! Everyone should have a Will as part of your estate plan. What is Will? A Last Will and Testament is a document expressing a person’s wishes about the ..Read More
How to Set Up A Union (California Public Employee) By: Rafael Ruano If you are employed by a public agency in California (state, county, city or district), then you have a right to set up a union to represent you and your coworkers. Chances are, if you are here you are interested in an outline ..Read More
In California, wage claims can be filed by employees (and have to be defended by employers) in one of two ways: 1) as claims in the CA Labor Commissioner process; or 2) as traditional civil actions in Court.
Employees cannot file wage claims with the Labor Commissioner and file a lawsuit in Court against the same employer for the same wage issues; only one of the two possible methods of pursuing wage-related damages must be chosen.Read More
What to Know When Starting a Cannabis Business in California By: Paul Goyette If you are interes...
Do I Need a Will in California?by: Caitlyn Andrijich, Esq. A common question is whether or not y...
How to Set Up A Union (California Public Employee) By: Rafael Ruano If you are employed by a pub...
In California, wage claims can be filed by employees (and have to be defended by employers) in o...
As a key segment of essential workers, correctional employees and Supervisors have seen the risk...
Top 10 Reasons to Revisit Your Estate Plan By: Rafael Ruano, Esq. Did you know that you should consider dusting off and revisiting your estate plan every 3 to 5 years at a minimum? Yes, we encourage all our clients to periodically review their estate plans to ensure alignment with current laws, family and financial ..
What Happens if I Die Without an Estate Plan in California? By: Rafael Ruano, Esq. and Caitlyn Andrijich, J.D. Probate If you die without an estate plan, it is likely that your estate will need to go through probate. A probate is a judicial process to administer a decedent’s estate. The average probate process takes ..
Attention Nurses: Department of Consumer Affairs Fraud Scam Alert An attempted fraud scheme is currently targeting licensees of the Department of Consumer Affair’s boards and bureaus, including the Board of Registered Nursing and the Board of Vocational Nurses. Scam artists pretending to be DCA/board/bureau staff members or investigators are notifying licensees that they are under ..
Do hospitals need to disclose to EMTs, Paramedics and Firefighters if/when a patient they assisted has COVID19?
Do hospitals need to disclose to EMTs, Paramedics and Firefighters if/when a patient they assisted has COVID19? If you are or know a firefighter, paramedic or other prehospital emergency medical personnel, you may be curious what the rights are for those that come into contact with patients that later test positive for diseases such as ..
Can a past conviction hold you back from employment and can you get your conviction expunged? Do you want to be competitive in today’s job market? It can be hard enough to stand out in the workforce today, but the conviction of a crime can further hinder your ability to get a professional license, a ..
Can California Nursing Students Help During COVID-19? With the growing need for more nurses and health care professionals to assist with the overflow of COVID19 patients in health care facilities, the California Board of Registered Nursing and Governor Gavin Newsom are developing solutions to allow California nursing students to help. One solution has been to ..