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California Legislature Fixes the Law on Member Notice & Notice of Rule Changes-Amends Civil Code §4040 and Civil Code §4360

By the Community Association Attorneys at SwedelsonGottlieb Through SB 261, the California Legislature fixed some issues with prior legislation and took a step closer to efficiency. This bill became effective in January 1st and amends the following existing sections of … Continue reading

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Illinois Court of Appeals implores Legislature to change law to provide for wage-garnishment relief, finding itself constrained to exercise discretion in extreme hardship cases

 National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2004-1 v. Ogunbibi, No. 1-17-08612018 IL App (1st) 170861 (December 24, 2018)The legislature, in 2007, decided to take 15% of wages, regardless of the extreme hardship such a loss will impose on many persons. Because … Continue reading

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California Legislature Passes Amendments to Expansive Consumer Privacy Law

Less than three months ago, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Industry and privacy watch groups alike have scrutinized the law. This summer saw fierce negotiations all in the name of improving the CCPA. Last Friday, … Continue reading

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In Landmark Vote, California Legislature Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

On Friday August 31, the California Senate gave final approval to Senator Scott Wiener and Sen. Kevin De León’s SB 822, which would adopt net neutrality protections for California. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature … Continue reading

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California legislature passes bill to require state to proactively identify marijuana cases eligible for relief under Prop 64

Regular readers know that I regularly spotlight my recent article, "Leveraging Marijuana Reform to Enhance Expungement Practices," because I am so very eager to encourage states to couple marijuana reform with sustained efforts to minimize and ameliorate undue collateral consequences … Continue reading

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