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For years, many lawyers have routinely included clearly illegal or unenforceable terms—like bogus noncompete agreements—in worker contracts.
One San Diego-based group wants the State Bar to weigh in on the topic.
On June 5, 2019, the Center for Public Interest Law at the University of San Diego sent a formal request to the California Bar seeking an ethics ruling that it is unethical for lawyers to include illegal contractual language in their employer clients’ agreements with...
New class-action lawsuits have been filed alledging the National Association of Realtors has conspired with local multiple listing services and major realty brokerage companies to force sellers to pay a commission to the broker/agent who brings in the buyer.
(Cross-posted from CNN) After moving eight times as her husband's job transferred them around the world, Lindy Chapman felt she knew a thing or two about selling real estate. Unlike her first home purchases, by 2015 she could do most of the initial research online,...
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