Plaintiff’s Attorneys Are Not Liable For anti-SLAPP Fees

Until recently it was an open question whether an attorney could be held liable jointly and severally with his or her client for attorneys’ fees pursuant to the anti-SLAPP statute. But the Second District Court of Appeal, located in Los Angeles, recently put this issue to bed. In Moore v. Kaufman, Justice Rothschild expounded an […]

Los Angeles Court Filing Fees Increase Again . . .

Access to the court system just became even more difficult for litigants whom have limited resources. In an unsurprising (yet still disappointing) move, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 857, which increases filing fees in Los Angeles County and the rest of California. Additionally, because this bill includes an urgency clause, the new fees took effect […]