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Blog Posts in 2015

Happy Holidays!

Everyone at Chung & Ignacio, Attorneys at Law, would like to wish you a very happy holidays and a brighter new year. We would like to take this moment to thank our clients – past, present, ...
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How to Handle a Business Dissolution

It is never an easy to end something, especially something as important and time-consuming as a business. Businesses require a lot of care, investment, and work. Individuals spend a significant amount ...
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Why Do Some DUIs Get Dismissed?

Driving under the influence is a serious matter in California. With so many individuals relying on driving as a means of transportation, it is important to keep the roads safe. For those charged with ...
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What You Need to Know About Fraud Defense

Fraud is often alleged when someone used deceit or dishonesty to cause another to take certain actions which wrongfully deprived that person of their property, money, or even a legal right. One ...
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6 Steps You Need to Take in Order to Lower or Raise Your Alimony

Many couples who go through a divorce might obtain an alimony agreement. Also known as spousal support, these payments are made to ensure both parties maintain the same quality of life they were used ...
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What Should I Expect at a Parole Hearing?

The word parole holds a lot of meaning, evoking many emotions such as anxiety and hope. A parole hearing has the potential to significantly affect your life. The verdict of the hearing can mean more ...
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Racial Profiling and Traffic Stops

With incidents such as what happened to Michael Brown and Eric Garner gaining more public and media attention, issues of race and police are on many people’s minds. It seems distant that these ...
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Setting aside a Judgment and Stopping the Garnishment of Wages

One situation that we, as a firm, see often is a potential client seeking a consultation with us when they discover that there is a judgment against then. Usually, they are unaware of the lawsuit ...
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Paternity (Fatherhood)

If a child is conceived while the mother is married, the law automatically presumes the husband to be the child’s father. However, if the mother is unmarried, paternity must be legally ...
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How to Know if a Warrant is Out for Your Arrest

There can be many reasons why you may want to know if there is a warrant out for your arrest. Maybe you have applied for a new job and the company does thorough background checks. Maybe you started ...
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Chung Wins Trial for Just Mortgage, Inc.

The court has ruled in favor of Just Mortgage, Inc. (JMI) in a case brought against them by KTDA III Associates. KTDA filed a second amended complaint seeking declaratory relief from J.P. Morgan and ...
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Chung & Ignacio, LLP Represents Rear-End Accident Victim

In a recent personal injury matter, we represented a client who was involved in an automobile collision when the other party rear ended our client and pushed her vehicle into the back of the vehicle ...
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Child Support in California

California’s Family law provides that both parents are mutually responsible for the support of their children. Child Support is the amount of money a court orders a parent or both parents to pay ...
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Comprehensive Legal Experience Tailored for Your Needs

Finding successful legal representation cannot only affect your immediate case, it can influence the trajectory of the rest of your life. A lawyer is privy to some of your most personal thoughts and ...
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San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Backs Deputies Caught Using Force

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department has announced that they support the actions of two of their deputies who were caught on tape punching a pursuit suspect. According to reports, the ...
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5 Common Challenges Estate Conservators Might Face

There are many reasons why an individual can lose control of their financial assets and estates. This can include factors such as age, mental and physical ability, and circumstances. In situations ...
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What You Need to Know About Preliminary Hearings

A preliminary hearing is a hearing that occurs before a trial. It is commonly known as “the trial before the trial.” During these hearings, both the prosecutor and the defendant are ...
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When Ignorance and Mistakes Can Work in Your Favor

Everyone makes mistakes. The old adage has been littered in daily conversations and proverbial life lessons. The idea that individuals make mistakes is common knowledge. But did you know that it is ...
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Steps of the Criminal Process Part 3: Setting Bail and Pre-Trial Hearings

Part three in our series on criminal procedure in San Bernardino County details pre-trial appearances and information about setting and posting bail. Your first hearing before a judge is called an ...
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Steps of the Criminal Process Part 2: Booking, Initial Appearance, and Preliminary Hearing

Part two in our series on criminal procedure in San Bernardino County will detail the processes of booking, the initial appearance before a judge, and preliminary hearing. After the arrest, an ...
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How Bail Works

Want to get out of jail after your arrest? That’s what bail is for. Depending on your offense, bail can allow you to get out of jail while awaiting your hearing in exchange for a fee. Bail is ...
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Steps of the Criminal Process Part 1: Allegations, Investigation, and Arrest

Our San Bernardino criminal defense attorneys break down the criminal process. In part one of four in this series, we’ll take a look at allegations, investigation, and the arrest. The criminal ...
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How Will a DUI Affect My Insurance?

A drunk driving arrest has many implications. What comes to mind for most is a mark on your criminal record, fines, losing your license, and possible jail time. But what about the collateral ...
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