Filed November 19, 2015, Fourth District, Div. Two Cite as E061480 FirstMerit Bank sought to enforce a money judgment against Reese by applying for an order under Code Civ. Proc., § 708.510 assigning Reese’s interest in two trusts to FirstMerit, and an order restraining her from otherwise disposing of her right to payment under the trusts. The trial court denied the motion because a debtor’s interest in a trust is specifically not subject to such an assignment order. The cou
A group of Californians filed a civil rights complaint against Medi-Cal on Tuesday, alleging that failures in the program have made it so that Latinos are unable to access the healthcare they need. Medi-Cal, the state's health plan for low-income Californians, provides free medical care to approximately 12.7 million people. By Soumya Karlamangla — Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-civil-rights-complaint-filed-against-medi-cal-20151213-story.html
Sterling v. Sterling Filed November 16, 2015, Second District, Div. Eight Cite as B258151 Donald Sterling appealed probate court orders concerning the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, an NBA team and a major asset of the Sterling Family Trust. First, the appellate court found that Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee pursuant to the terms of the trust, which was supported by evidence presented by physicians as to his lack of capacity and his inability to manage h
SVITLANA E. SANGARY [#232282], 41, of Los Angeles, was suspended from the practice of law for six months and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court and take the MPRE. She was also placed on three years' probation and faces a two-year suspension if she does not comply with the terms of her disciplinary probation. The order took effect April 26, 2015. A State Bar Court judge found Sangary culpable of false advertising for transposing her image into mu
The annual exclusion for gifts is $11,000 (2004-2005), $12,000 (2006-2008), $13,000 ( 2009-2012) and $14,000 (2013-2016). The applicable exclusion amount for gifts is $1,000,000 (2010), $5,000,000 (2011), $5,120,000 (2012), $5,250,000 (2013), $5,340,000 (2014), $5,430,000 (2015), and $5,450,000 (2016).