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What Does SB 16 Mean For Me?

On September 30, 2021, Governor Newsom officially signed Senate Bill 16 into law. Given the impl...

Goyette & Associates, Inc. Becomes Goyette, Ruano & Thompson

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Got Digital Assets?

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Got Digital Assets? Do I Need to Include my Digital Assets in my Estate Plan? Digital assets are...

Can an employer mandate their employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine?

May 10, 2021 | COVID-19 | Coronavirus,

Can an employer mandate their employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine? As establishments open up ...

G&A Secures IDR Victory for SJCERA

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Starting a Cannabis Business in California

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 ..

Do I Need a Will in California?

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 ..

How to Set Up A Union

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 ..

How to File a Wage Claim in California

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.

What to Know About Working in Corrections Amidst COVID-19

As a key segment of essential workers, correctional employees and Supervisors have seen the risks and demands of their essential jobs impacted immensely. Correctional Supervisors are tasked with maintaining the safety, security, and well-being of our state’s prisoners, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only introduced a new set of risks in an already dangerous profession, ..

Top 10 Reasons to Revisit Your Estate Plan

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 ..

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