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The shareholders, associates, and counsels of Boutin Jones provide insight into the legal matters most pertinent to the members of our California business community.

Careful What You Contract For … You Just Might Get It.

Careful What You Contract For … You Just Might Get It. “Contracts are, by their very nature,…

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ATVs and the FRCP: Two Reasons To Use Due Care

A recent case, Liberty Ins. Co. v. Brodeur, serves as a reminder to take care when making…

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Dark Patterns: Will Your Website Be CPRA Compliant?

In May, the California Privacy Protection Agency released draft regulations scheduled to take effect on next January….

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Homeowner, Know Thy Boundaries: Good Fences, Good Neighbors, & Expensive Disputes

You’ve had that shed, garage, or patio for years. You know, the one that goes right up…

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When a lawsuit is filed, Code of Civil Procedure section 1281 et seq. allows a party (often…

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Best Practices for Enforceability of Online Agreements

If you run a business, you probably want to make sure your website’s terms and conditions legally…

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Race to Justice: Labor Code Section 925 Allows Suits in Multiple Venues

A recent change in California law aimed at helping employees litigate their claims in this state was…

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Watch Your Words: How to Preserve Your Right to Arbitrate

Today we bring you a cautionary tale on the importance of carefully drafting arbitration clauses in contracts….

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Looking Behind the Robe: Can You Disqualify Your Judge For Owning Stock?

Surprise! Judges are real people. They buy things like the rest of us. Sometimes they buy things…

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