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Dec 12, 2014, 09:00 ET Estate Fights: Freeze-Outs and Squeeze-Outs

When clients turn to Hackard Law for help in estate litigation, some have run this gauntlet before – but most have not. Sitting across from Michael...


Nov 24, 2014, 07:12 ET Cosby Lawyers Shouldn't Blame Alleged Victims, Says Hackard Law

Hackard Law -- Our rules of justice are designed to protect all of us from harm - should we choose to enforce them. And one basic rule of justice is...


Sep 29, 2014, 05:36 ET Estate Litigation: Family Feud Meets Gladiator

Estate litigation can be brutal: think Family Feud meets Gladiator. Families with dysfunctional histories may easily fall into estate fights that...


Sep 11, 2014, 03:29 ET Surviving the Great Recession: Key Lessons for Business Owners

The Great Recession's effects shook the country. Financial plans were shattered. Businesses were permanently shuttered. House foreclosures were...


Sep 02, 2014, 04:59 ET Families Must Hold Financial Elder Abusers Accountable, says Hackard Law

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 2, 2014 There are safety rules to protect all of us from elder abuse, whether physical or financial. Should families choose to...


May 08, 2014, 05:19 ET Wannakuwatte Guilty; Community Endangered in $150 Million Ponzi, Says Hackard Law

Today in US District Court, Deepal Wannakuwatte, a well-known Sacramento businessman and former owner of the Sacramento Capitals tennis team, pleaded ...


Feb 13, 2014, 03:38 ET Solutions to Insurance "No Pay" Injustice, Says Hackard Law

The wreck was not your fault. You followed the rules. The other driver didn't. You spoke with the other driver's insurance adjuster. The adjuster...


Feb 05, 2014, 01:37 ET Speak Out Against Elder Abuse, Says Hackard Law

Caretakers are never allowed to endanger the elderly. When they do so, they are responsible for the harms they caused. Elder abuse involves both...


Dec 02, 2013, 03:10 ET Northern California Trust Lawsuits: Seeking a Better Outcome

Hackard Law attorneys represent trustees, beneficiaries and heirs in trust and estate lawsuits. We give due regard to Abraham Lincoln's advice:...


Oct 16, 2013, 01:43 ET California Parents Can Be Civilly Liable for Their Child's Bullying, Warns Hackard Law

It's hard for anyone with a heart to ignore the news that two Florida girls, ages 12 and 14, allegedly bullied their 12-year-old classmate to suicide....


Oct 15, 2013, 01:22 ET Sacramento Region Experiences Increasing Trust and Estate Litigation

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent Sacramento-area trustees as well as local and out of state beneficiaries in probate, trust and estate...


Sep 25, 2013, 08:00 ET Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Case Illustrates Litigation Challenges Says Hackard Law

Wrongful Death cases are hard-fought. Defendants may have much to lose – they can be liable for millions in damages. Plaintiffs have already lost....


Sep 23, 2013, 07:34 ET How Common Is Hidden Euthanasia?

This weekend's remarks by Pope Francis that our "throwaway culture" marginalizes the young and old are worthy of reflection. His mention that this...


Aug 22, 2013, 03:21 ET California Employers Face Huge Attorney Fee Awards in Wage Nonpayment Claims, Says Hackard Law

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent and defend California employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts and before...


Jul 22, 2013, 01:33 ET Some Banks Go Too Far in Lawsuits Against Guarantors, Says Hackard Law

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent and defend California borrowers and guarantors in lender-initiated lawsuits. This litigation often involves ...


Jul 15, 2013, 02:25 ET Predictable Surprises: Overcoming No-Contest Clauses in Will and Trust Litigation

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent Northern California trustees and beneficiaries in probate litigation cases. Issues examined include...


Jun 11, 2013, 03:02 ET Northern California Trust Litigation Is Expanding, Says Hackard Law

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent trustees and beneficiaries in probate litigation cases, including accountings, trustee removal and...


Jan 17, 2013, 04:29 ET SBA Shuts Down EDF Resource Capital: Important Lessons for Guarantors

Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent borrowers and guarantors in negotiation with and litigation against lenders. By the time our law firm is...


Oct 23, 2012, 04:53 ET Hackard Law Defends Over Half of Investor Defendants in Clawback Lawsuits Filed in Accused Ponzi Schemer Vincent Singh's $20 Million Bankruptcy

Vincent Thakur Singh filed bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Sacramento on August 19, 2010. At the time of Singh's filing he listed...