CEB has reviewed all the new laws from this year’s legislative cycle to bring you concise outlines of the key statutory changes for California lawyers in seven practice areas. Click below to read more about the key developments impacting your practice and your clients.
New guidance to courts for dismissing sentencing enhancements, proceeding without the presence of an in-custody defendant, defining and limiting the scope of gang enhancements, and treating a residential care facility’s failure to provide internet access as a misdemeanor.
New law regulating warehouse quotas, more independent contractor changes, developments in wage theft, adding “parent-in-law” as a person for whom employees may take leave, expanded Cal/OSHA enforcement powers, PAGA exceptions for certain janitorial employees, and more.
Protection from reproductive coercion, electronic filing for DVPA petitioners, support for parents making efforts toward sobriety in juvenile dependency hearings, and other domestic violence protections prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
New duties to some successor beneficiaries in case of incapacitated settlor, the ‘Free Britney’ Bill, the new Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, significant changes to the Revocable Transfer on Death Deeds (RTODDs) statutes, new requirements for residential care facilities, and more.