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17 Oct, 2022
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

Sexual assault is a traumatic experience no one should ever endure. Unfortunately, the effects of this experience can impact a victim’s life long after an assault has occurred. This isn’t meant to suggest victims of sexual assault can’t move forward and live healthy, happy lives. It’s simply meant to highlight the major consequences of this […]

The availability of Uber, Lyft, and other such ridesharing services can theoretically boost one’s safety in various circumstances. For example, perhaps you’ve had more to drink than you planned to after a night partying with friends. If you know you have the option to easily schedule an Uber or Lyft, you might be less inclined […]

17 Aug, 2022
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

Los Angeles and the surrounding areas are home to numerous universities. Now that a new school year is in session, many students attending these schools will be spending most of their time on campus. Although they will likely venture off campus from time to time to explore our region, because campus is where all of […]

A student at California’s Huntington Beach Union High School District has taken legal action against the district after being stabbed on school grounds by another student. On the day of the attack, the victim had been at a track team practice. After practice ended, she left the school grounds for approximately 45 minutes but returned […]

17 Jun, 2022
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

When you have been accused of any crime, hiring the right attorney to represent you is critical. Being convicted of a crime can have a significant influence on your life for years to come. You need to optimize your chances of resolving your case in a manner that minimizes the negative consequences you may face. […]

Our intimate romantic and sexual partners tend to be the people with whom we are most vulnerable. Thus, when they commit acts of physical violence against us, the pain we endure as a result can be remarkably difficult to cope with. Have you been the victim of physical violence at the hands of an intimate […]

13 Apr, 2022
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

A school should be a relatively safe environment for students. Unfortunately, although many teachers and school administrators do work hard to ensure students are not treated improperly at school, there are instances when students are victimized because those responsible for protecting them have been negligent in some capacity. School negligence can take a variety of […]

16 Feb, 2022
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

A now-former actor in California is making serious headlines after being convicted of conducting the largest Ponzi scheme in Hollywood history. The $650 million scam involves stolen retirement money, streaming services such as Netflix and HBO, and the eventual 20-year sentence of Zachary Horowitz. This has not come without controversy, however, as Horowitz is cited […]

California has seen its fair share of white collar crime accusations. While some of these accusations are certainly true, there are plenty that are unequivocally false. Oftentimes, the very entities that accuse others of scheming for their own personal gain do this themselves by seeking financial compensation for a crime that has not even been […]

There are four reasons why a person might take a restraining order out on someone else. The reason must be petitioned to a California court for a restraining order to be issued. Restraining the behavior of another person must be based on the safety and security of the petitioner. They may be issued on an […]

17 Nov, 2021
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

One of the most prominent companies for videogame development and competition, Activision Blizzard, has been sued in a civil lawsuit by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The suit spells out allegations against the gaming giant claiming that it “fostered a sexist culture”. The accusations by the state of California are extensive […]

The executive director for SEIU California, Alma Hernandez, resigned on October 4 after being charged with embezzlement and tax fraud. SEIU California is the state’s largest labor union. Hernandez’s husband, Jose Moscoso, was also charged. She had been a member of the union’s leadership since 2016. If you are being investigated or have been charged […]