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Your Legal Rights

  • We are in an unprecedented crisis of housing, brought on by the pandemic, hurting tenants and landlords alike. A statewide moratorium on evictions, in effect for over a year, ends on September 30, 2021. What systems have been put in place to aid landlords and tenants alike?
  • Landemic-related protections, including a moratorium on evictions, continue to wind down. The state budget provides for aid to landlords and tenants for payment of past due rent — when does this apply? How do you apply? What other changes are in store?YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined tonight by three esteemed landlord-tenant attorneys, Jessica Chylik and Sal Timpano, both of San Francisco, and David Finkelstein of San Mateo.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • The phrase "sovereign citizen" covers a lot of territory, ranging from those trying to finagle their way out of something as innocuous as a traffic citation to those listed as the top of the domestic terror list.Just what is a Sovereign Citizen?
  • About a year ago, we took a look at the legal environment surrounding the newly legalized marijuana market. We did not finish. Tonight, we are happy to be back to complete, or at least resume, that discussion!
  • What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? It remains important legislation, but is it subject to misuse in its present form?
  • The killing of George Floyd sparked a response unlike anything we have seen in many years. What do the verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin teach us about where we are with policing our cities today?Representive Zoe Lofgren reports that prior to the january 6 assault on the capitol, a commanding official directed Capitol police officers to pursue only agitators against former President Donald Trump and ignore potential pro-Trump troublemakers.Are these stories truly discrete, or does the story of the assault on the capitol give us some insights? Into a troubled institution or an institution that merely reflects a troubled society? What does all this say about us? Where do we go from here?For tonight’s discussion, YLR Host Jeff Hayden, with tonight's co-host Josh Borger, is joined by San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos, and Redwood City Attorney and legal and political commentator Dean Johnson.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Call us, toll-free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Whether you own a business or are filing your personal return, our tax lawyers are here to answer your tax-filing questions.
  • A look at employment law today.
  • When people facing catastrophes after losing their house to a wildfire, or a flood, or perhaps suffer major injuries after an accident, what should they…
  • YLR: Insurance Coverage and Your Rights
    When people facing catastrophes after losing their house to a wildfire, or a flood, or perhaps suffer major injuries after an accident, what should they…