Monthly Archives: November 2020

15 Nov

Ethics Lesson: Don’t Drive Naked

Today’s Ethics Lesson is brought to us from Ohio, were an attorney was suspended from the State Bar after being arrested  for allegedly driving while nude. In June 2019 the Butler County Bar Association charged the attorney for violating Prof.Cond.R. 8.4(h) which prohibits an attorney from engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on their fitness

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10 Nov

Biz Brief: Homestead Exemption Increased for California Debtors

It has been over eleven years, but on September 18, 2020, Governor Newsom approved and adopted Assembly Bill 1885 (“AB 1885”), which dramatically increases the homestead exemption in California to at least $300,000. Under existing law, which was last amended in in 2009, an individual debtor may exempt $75,000 in his primary residence, and depending

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