Are You Prepared To Face Elder Law Issues?
Are You Prepared To Face Elder Law Issues? It is my personal and professional experience that dealing with elder issues can be one of the most challenging tasks one faces during a lifetime. Although a myriad of programs and benefits are available for many, lack of education and expertise in deciphering complex laws relating to…Read More
Mother’s Rights, Father’s Rights, Grandparent’s Rights… Who is Right?
Mother’s Rights…Father’s Rights…Grandparent’s Rights…Who is Right? Marketing legal representation that is exclusive to “RIGHTS” of either party in a custody battle, may be a persuasive factor in your search for an advocate. However, the criteria often considered by the Family Court in custody/visitation determinations, is not necessarily protective of the rights of the litigating parties,…Read More
How to Choose the Right Attorney- Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
January 2016: Battling Violent Extremism
Have We Done Enough to Counter Violent Extremism? The recent mass shooting in San Bernardino was another tragic event that brought us together in unity while alerting us to the challenging realities of violent extremism in our multicultural society. Although the immediate natural reaction to fear from such tragic incidents prompts retaliation and/or political war…Read More
Understanding The Roots of School Violence Can Offer A Broader Perspective On Prevention!
Law Talk October 2015 While there is a correlation between deaths caused by school violence and easy access to guns, the studies show that preventive measures must inevitably address other contributory factors such as personal, cultural and social roots of violence in our society. As part of its efforts aimed at preventing school-related fatalities, the…Read More
California Family Law Vexatious Litigant Motions
A vexatious litigant sounds a little complex at face value, but makes more sense when you understand the full meaning. Vexatious litigation is a legal action that is initiated maliciously and without probable cause, which is to say it is typically an outright lie against another party. The vexatious litigant is never acting in good…Read More
COLLABORATIVE MEDIATION: The Ideal Team Approach To Conflict Resolution
Resolving disputes out of court is gaining more popularity as more people experience increased frustration over delays, expenses and uncertainties of litigating their cases in court. The process which was previously referred to as an Alternative method of Dispute Resolution (ADR), has increasingly become the ideal approach for many lawyers and party litigants. “Mediation” is often…Read More
July 2015: Law Talk
LAW TALK BY SOHEILA AZIZI “March Toward Equality” or “Threat to American Democracy?” The US Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, issued on Friday, June 26, 2015, is by no means an end to the heated controversy and polarization over this issue. The decision was a 5-4, and the deciding vote was cast…Read More
June 2015 Law Talk
LAW TALK BY SOHEILA AZIZI Let us celebrate every day as the “Race Unity Day!” Second Sunday in June has long been celebrated across the world as “Race Unity Day,” (Referenced as “Race Amity Day” prior to 1965). During the Jim Crow era, and before the U.S. Supreme Court announced laws against interracial marriages and…Read More
May 2015 Law Talk
May 2015 Law Talk Why should the Courts be the last resort (not the first!!!) for resolving a majority of disputes? I strongly suggest you test your knowledge about the following inquiries before answering my rhetorical question! 1. How well do you know the statutes relating to Court proceedings starting with filing requirements? 2. How…Read More
The Business Leader Spotlight Show: Q&A With Head Counsel Soheila Azizi
The Business Leader Spotlight Show: Q&A With Head Counsel Soheila Azizi Head Counsel Soheila Azizi recently appeared on the Business Leader Spotlight Show to shed light on the complex issue of divorce in California. During the 45-minute segment, Azizi discussed the process of divorce in California, the costs associated with hiring an attorney, the timeline…Read More
Liberty and Justice For (Almost) All!
One Nation Under God, Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice For (Almost) All! In her early years, our nation faced war, bloodshed and unrest when our founding fathers’ vision of equality and “justice for all” were crushed by the evil practices of slavery and segregation. Now more than two centuries later, the ravages of racial inequality…Read More