Breach of Contract

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You’ve been told your entire life to read important documents at least twice before signing on the dotted line. Even if you do follow that advice and feel like you have a solid understanding of what you’re signing, once you touch pen to paper, the contract – and its terms – are legally in effect…. Read more »

FAQ of the Month: What don’t you do?

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From aspiring startups to industry leaders, Radoslovich Parker Turner provides legal services for virtually every type of business in California. We are highly skilled in both litigation and transactions, covering a wide variety of industries such as construction, media and entertainment, energy and infrastructure, agriculture, real estate and technology. We often get asked the question,… Read more »

Why California Needs to Adopt the Universal Bar Exam

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As it currently stands, the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) is recognized by 16 states, but unfortunately, California is not one of them. As a California-based law firm, we want our attorneys to be able to practice their profession freely—something that is currently limited by the arcane, state-specific exams. The UBE is designed to test knowledge… Read more »

Social Media Series: Best Practices for Business (Part 2 of 2)

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In last week’s post, we addressed several legal issues exclusive to the use of social media that businesses may face as Facebook, Twitter and other platforms continue to grow in popularity—but arguably none of those are as pervasive as the issue of libel. Libel in Social Media For those unfamiliar with the term, libel is… Read more »

Social Media Series: Best Practices for Business (Part 1 of 2)

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With the prevalence of social media in contemporary society, it is hardly surprising that it has made its way to the business community as well. The benefit of being able to directly connect with your target audience through Twitter or Facebook is invaluable. However, because of this increased visibility, companies are opened up to a… Read more »

We have two exciting announcements to share!

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We wish to welcome Marjan Hajimirzaee, who brings with her a strong civil litigation background in diverse legal areas, including breach of contract, tort litigation, corporate and partnership disputes, and private and public construction matters.  She is licensed to practice in federal and state courts in California and Nevada. We are also proud to announce… Read more »

Proposed groundwater regulations could have dramatic effect on California farmers and land owners

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As California continues to endure the third driest year on record, policy-makers in Sacramento have introduced legislation that would require local governments to create agencies that would regulate the use and pumping of groundwater.  California is the only Western state that does not currently have statewide groundwater regulations in force, although Sacramento does have an… Read more »

Enjoy delicious local food and wine while benefiting education!

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Please join the Sacramento County Farm Bureau’s Foundation for Agricultural Education for their annual Winemaker’s Dinner next month! This great event, a Toast to Education, raises funds for scholarships and education in our community. Executive Chef Chris Jackson will prepare an elegant four-course menu accompanied by custom McConnell Estates wine pairings to create an exceptional… Read more »

NOTICE: Contractors on Public Works Must Now Register with the DIR

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Effective July 1, 2014, contractors and subcontractors working on any public works project must register with the Department of Industrial Relations. What this means for contractors and subcontractors:  This new requirement is the result of urgency legislation passed as Senate Bill 854.  Contractors and subcontractors must register by March 1, 2015 if they wish to… Read more »

Attention Construction Industry Employers: There Are Now Penalties for Failing to Provide "Heat Recovery" Periods

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Employers who operate outdoors – which includes most construction employers – are already subject to Cal/OSHA’s heat standard, but a new law, Senate Bill 435, has created additional regulations. The current Cal/OSHA heat requirements allows for cool-down periods in the shade of no less than five minutes at a time for any employee on an “as-needed” basis.  Shade… Read more »