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October 19th, 2018 | Main

I’m Sick of Junk (Part 1)

I just read that there’s a pile of garbage the size of Maryland floating in the ocean. Efforts are underway to clean it up and should be concluded by 2040 (assuming no more junk is added between now and then). Right. I wonder if they analyze the ...

October 12th, 2018 | Main

I’ve done my sentence, but committed no crime (Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”)

False imprisonment occurs when a person “is restricted in their personal movement within any area without justification or consent.” Thousands of times a day people are victims of false imprisonment – when they enter a drive thru! Have you ...

October 5th, 2018 | Main

Where does time go?

I don’t notice I’m aging when I look in the mirror because I see myself every day. What really makes me feel old?  The radio, movies and television.  It seems like yesterday we were rocking the 80s.  Now, the Flock of Seagulls are bald, ...

October 3rd, 2018 | Main

New Partner Joins The Firm

We are very proud to announce that Dan Raytis has joined Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP as a partner. Dan Raytis has come to the firm after more than fifteen years at a distinguished public agency and water law firm and the Kern County Water Agency where ...

September 28th, 2018 | Main

Why did I go to law school?

Everything I needed to know to be a lawyer I actually learned at home and on the playground. I think law schools just changed the names of terms to charge tuition! “Birds of a feather flock together” -- Gang affiliation can be used to ...