Limits on garnishment of low income debtors   
It is important for attorneys and unrepresented litigants in judgment enforcement proceedings to know the facts and their rights and to provide the court hearing a claim of exemption with complete information.
Is your deposition subpoena enforceable under California law?   
Upon receipt of a deposition subpoena or a subpoena duces tecum issued by an arbitrator, careful practitioners should ask two questions: What is the nature of the underlying action, and what are the terms of the arbitration contract between the parti
Prevailing party attorney fees: battle or war?   
The objective of this article and self-study test is to familiarize readers with the meaning of "action on the contract" for purposes of Civil Code Section 1717.
Trial courts are often asked by parties in civil cases to award attorney fees. With thousands of dollars usually at stake, it is necessary for both bench officers and practitioners to be familiar with the basic concepts of law in this field.
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