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BEHIND THE CURTAIN: The mysteries behind the DMV

16 hours ago

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: The mysteries behind the Department of Motor Vehicles. Stuck in line waiting to renew your driver's license, ever wonder just what's the purpose and function of the DMV?  Just how should you deal with a DUI, or ID documents; perhaps approach your grandfather’s own suspension, due to advanced age, medical condition, confusion? Thursday, August 28, YLR host Jeff Hayden welcomes David Uthman, of San Francisco Traffic Law Clinic plus his own local law practice. They discuss Mysteries Behind the DMV. Questions for us? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.

Guide to Workers Compensation Law

Jul 31, 2019

  Both tonight's guests are certified Workers Compensation Law specialists: California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. They are members of the Workers Compensation Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Robert Wyman, law offices of Robert K Wyman, San Francisco, Ca, and Jason Marcus, Marcus, Regalado & Marcus, LLP, Sacramento, Ca. Questions for Robert and Jason? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Defend Youth 2019

Apr 24, 2019

  This week, on April 24, 2019, we will discuss how to deal with lawbreakers when cultural  factors have shaped the individual's path to criminal behavior, looking especially to juvenile delinquents? Is incarceration a relic of the past, or a necessity? When are community-based alternatives better than an institutional approach?  YLR Host Jeff Hayden welcomes our on-air guests: Richard "Rick" Halpern, juvenile managing attorney, Private Defender Program of the San Mateo County Bar Association; James Wade, Assistant San Mateo County District Attorney.

Your Legal Rights: A look back at the past year

Feb 27, 2019

Your chance to interview us; tonight's audience-staff-participants consider what this  weekly program may yet become.As we continue past the one year mark without our founder-producer Chuck Finney, YLR host Jeff Hayden invites your feedback: Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

California Lemon Law 101

Jan 30, 2019

  Tonight, January 30, 2019, Your Legal Rights examines California's Lemon Law. Host Jeff Hayden welcomes guests in studio: Ronald Rohde, from Palo Alto, and via telephone: John Hanson, in San Diego, California. Questions for Ronald and John? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

Tips on Preparing 2018 Income Tax Returns

Dec 12, 2018

Your Legal Rights Host Jeff Hayden welcomes David Hellman, specialist in taxation law & also in estate planning, trust & probate law who is certified by The California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar, with law office in San Rafael. Questions for David & Jeff? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

  Host: Jeff Hayden, certified criminal law specialist, California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. Jeff welcomes employment law specialists: -- Margaret Grover, Esq., Partner, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP, Oakland, CA.  Maggie is a 30-year attorney practicing employment law and member of the Labor and Employment Section of the California Lawyers Association (CLA). -- Ellen Mendelson, Esq., San Francisco, CA. The law office of Ellen A Mendelson focuses on representing public and other employees.

Legal Services for Children

Aug 29, 2018

  Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Nicole Bates and Joey Mintz, both with Legal Services for Children (LSC), affording free representation to children and youth who require legal assistance to stabilize their lives and realize their full potential. Founded 1975, LSC is one of the country’s first non-profit law firms dedicated to providing free legal representation and social work services to children. Questions for Nicole and Joey? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Torts 1, 2, 3 -- You've been injured? What's next?

Jun 27, 2018

You've been injured. What do you do? What happens next? Torts 1, 2, 3. How do you assert and affirm your rights in case of personal injury? Host Jeffrey Hayden welcomes Rolando Pasquali and James Thompson, both practicing personal injury litigation attorneys and members of the San Mateo County Bar Association. It's the last Wednesday of the month and it's Call A Lawyer Night. Call (800) 525-9917 to have tonight's guests answer your questions.  You can also talk privately to a lawyer off the air from 7 to 8pm at the same phone number. 

Select Family Law Issues 2018

May 30, 2018

Select Family Law Issues: Host Jeffrey Hayden welcomes family law specialists certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization -- Janet Frankel, whose office is in San Francisco; B J Fadem, with office in San Jose. Both are members of the Family Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. Questions for BJ and Janet? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this evening is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. The number to call for Call-A-Lawyer is (800) 525-9917.

New Laws for the Workplace. Guests: Thomas Lenz, the Chair, and Scott Stillman, a Member, of the Executive Committee of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. Questions for Chuck's on-air guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this evening is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts 7 'til 8pm PST, 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well: 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

Employment Law -- Age Discrimination in the Hiring of Employees. Guests: Employee attorney Dan Kohrman, a Senior Attorney at the AARP Foundation in  Washington, D.C.; and Management attorney Philip Ikenna Person, an Attorney with Greenberg Taurig, an international law firm. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this evening is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Landlord/Tenant Laws-Disputes-Issues. Guests: Landlord/Tenant attorneys -- Jessica Chylik and Sal Timpano. 

Family Law -- The Family Law Facilitators Office: The Family Court in each California county has a Family Law Facilitators Office to assist self-represented litigants in Dissolution of Marriage cases. Guests: Directors of several Family Law Facilitators offices who will discuss their roles and what their offices can and can't do for self-represented litigants. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. This is also our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Employment Law -- Implicit Bias in the Workplace. Guests: Allison Elgart, Legal Director at the Equal Justice Society, representing employees; Chuck Thompson, representing management; and Thomas Lenz, Vice-Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. This is also our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Landlord/Tenant Laws/Disputes/Issues

Jul 26, 2017

Landlord/Tenant Laws/Disputes/Issues. Guests: Landlord/Tenant attorneys: Jessica Chylik and Sal Timpano. Questions for Jessica and Sal? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PDT, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

SCAM ALERT -- Protect Yourself From Fraudsters & Scammers. Guest: Jay White, an Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. Questions for Chuck's guest? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. This is also Call-A-Lawyer Night: Once a month, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues, 7 'til 8pm PST.

Landlord/Tenant, Airbnb, and Subsidized Housing, Laws & Issues. Guests: Jessica Chylik, a Landlord/Tenant attorney; Tad Devlin, an Airbnb and Subsidized Housing attorney. Questions for Chuck's guests on-the-air? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night: While Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, attorneys are available off-the-air as well, 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues.