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Here on the Brown White & Osborn LLP Blog, we’ve covered many of the emergency steps that different branches of government have taken to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  In several jurisdictions, authorities have extended the statute of limitations within which prosecutors must file criminal charges on the theory that...

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many California families did not understand the rules governing visiting children under probate guardianships and senior citizens under probate conservatorships.  The pandemic and its stay-at-home orders, social distancing rules, and impact on the state have made visitation even more challenging, and it is now even more...

California continues to lead the nation in enacting effective measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This week, California authorities enacted sweeping emergency rules designed to release nonviolent offenders from pretrial detention without bail, reducing the risk and scale of jail outbreaks. Under normal circumstances, California’s criminal courts set bail...

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has rapidly evolved into a national crisis, and the country’s economy is scrambling to keep up.  As more states ramp up restrictions to counter the looming threat, numerous industries face uncertainties and disruptions.  Emerging issues include disruption of supply chains, reduced...