Your Legal Rights

Wednesdays at 7pm

San Mateo Deputy District Attorney Chuck Finney talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation: 415 841-4134

Tips for Preparing Your 2016 Federal Income Tax Return. Guest: David Hellman, a Specialist in Federal Taxation Law Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS). Questions for Chuck & David? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Also, tonight is Call-A-Lawyer/CPA Night: While Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), specialists are available off-the-air as well -- 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues including income tax, 7 'til 8pm PST.

In 2017, 2.3 million Drones (unmanned aircraft) will be sold. A Discussion of the Federal Aviation Administration's Regulations for the Public's Safety in the Flying of Drones, Both Commercially & Non- Commercially. Guests: Edward Page, a Certified Criminal Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, & a Commercial Pilot; & Ronald Rohde, a Patent Law Attorney, Arbitrator of Lemon Law Disputes, & an Instrument Rated Private Pilot. Questions for Edward & Ronald? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.
 

A discussion on & update of Medi-Cal, and Medi-Cal for Long-Term Care. Guests: Peter Stern, a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, & Probate Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar; Pat McGinnis, the Executive Director of California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR). Questions for Peter & Pat? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Estate Planning -- Leaving Your Home to Your Child/Children: Will the Proposition 13 Tax Basis Be Passed on from Parent to Child? Guest: John C. Martin, a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck &  John? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Going To Court

Jan 25, 2017

Going To Court -- What Two Senior Judges Would Like You To Know Whether You Are a Plaintiff, a Defendant, or a Witness. Guests: Superior Court Judge Richard Livermore (Ret.)(San Mateo County); and Superior Court Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.)(Santa Clara County). Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Also, tonight is Call-A-Lawyer Night: Once a month, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues, 7 'til 8pm PST.

Family Law: Issues of Child Support, Spousal Support, & Cohabitation Without Marriage -- Marvin/Palimony Actions. Guests: Certified Specialists in Family Law who are Members of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California: Janet Frankel, Leena Hingnikar, Robert Kligman, & B J Fadem.

Immigration Laws & Issues Focusing on Undocumented Persons Facing Deportation. Guests: Immigration Law Specialists Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization & the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Questions for Chuck & his guests on-air? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

How To Clean Up Your Criminal Record. Guest: Attorney Christopher Morales, a Specialist in Criminal Law who is Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck & Christopher? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

SCAM ALERT -- Protect Yourself From Fraudsters & Scammers. Guest: Jay White, an Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. Questions for Chuck's guest? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. This is also Call-A-Lawyer Night: Once a month, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues, 7 'til 8pm PST.

Employment Law -- A Discussion of New Employment Laws for 2017. Guests: Employment Law Attorneys: Tom Lenz and Scott Stillman. Questions for Chuck's on-air guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

A Discussion of Serious Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Involving Truck Accidents. Guests: Truck Accident Attorney Members of the National Board of Trial Advocates Truck Accident Division and of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys -- Rena Samole Leizerman  and Joseph Fried. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Elder Care Facility Abuse: Litigation & Estate Planning for Elder Protection. Guests: Peter Stern, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning; Care Facility Litigation Attorneys Anne Marie Murphy, Kathryn Stebner, and Peter Lomhoff;  CANHR Attorney Prescott Cole. Questions for Chuck's guests in the studio? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Landlord/Tenant, Airbnb, and Subsidized Housing, Laws & Issues. Guests: Jessica Chylik, a Landlord/Tenant attorney; Tad Devlin, an Airbnb and Subsidized Housing attorney. Questions for Chuck's guests on-the-air? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night: While Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, attorneys are available off-the-air as well, 1-800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues.

Divorced/Divorcing Parents of Young Children Working Together to Make the Holidays Happy for Their Children. Guests: California Board of Legal Specialization Family Law attorneys Janet Frankel & B. J. Fadem; National Board of Trial Advocacy Family Law attorney Thomas Farrell (in Hawaii); & Valerie Houghton, Family Law attorney and Marriage & Family Therapist. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free: 1-866-798-8255.

Year End Income Tax Tips for 2016. Guest: David Hellman, a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and a CPA. Questions for Chuck & David? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Also tonight, we will have a CALL-A-CPA-NIGHT for listeners to speak with Certified Public Accountants off-the-air. While Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PST, tax specialists are available for private no-fee consultation at 1-800-525-9917.

Employment Law: Legal Rights & Working Conditions of Domestic Workers ­-- Nannies, Housecleaners, & Home Attendants. Guests: Hina B. Shah, Associate Professor of Law & Director of the Women's Employment Rights Clinic, Golden Gate University School of Law; and Lindsay Imai Hong, Bay Area Organizer for Hand in Hand, The Domestic Employers Network, a National Network. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Consumer Protection for Veterans Who Are Targeted for Scam Trusts & Annuities. Guests: Shawna Reeves, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention, San Francisco Institute on Aging; Prescott Cole, Staff Attorney, California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform; & Travis Corby, an Attorney representing Veterans & their family members who have been scammed. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

A Discussion of the Federal Aviation Administration's New Regulations for the flying of Commercial Unmanned Drone Aircrafts. Guests: Edward Page, a National Board of Trial  Advocacy Criminal Trial Advocate and Commercial Pilot/Flight Instructor; and Ronald Rohde, a Patent Law and Lemon Law attorney and Pilot. Listeners with questions for Chuck's guests on-the-air, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

A Debate of California Proposition 57 -- The Public Safety & Rehabilitation Act of 2016. Guests: Stephen Wagstaffe, President of the California District Attorneys Assn; Jeffrey Hayden, Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization and Specialist in Criminal Law; California Superior Court Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret). Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Employment Law -- Disability-related Discrimination Issues in the Workplace, with Guests: Employment Law attorneys, Jinny Kim, Director of the Disability Rights Program, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center in San Francisco; and Rose-Ellen Fairgrieve, an  attorney who represents management. Listeners with questions for Chuck & guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Debtors Dealing With Debt Collectors. Guest: Leon Bayer, a Specialist in Bankruptcy Law certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar. Listeners with questions for Chuck & Leon on-air, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Plus, tonight is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night: While Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well at 1-800-525-9917, 7 'til 8pm PDT for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues.

Employment Law Issues of Workers in the Shared/Gig Economy (Uber, Lyft, etc.).
Guests: Employment Law attorneys: Michael Mellema, Josh Young & Tom Lenz.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Landlord/Tenant laws/issues & rental issues involving Airbnb, Inc., the online marketplace for national &  international vacation rentals. Guests: Landlord/Tenant attorney Sal Timpano; Real Estate & Shared Economy attorney Tad Devlin. Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

Appellate Law

Sep 7, 2016

  Appellate Law. Guests: Myron Moskovitz, Appellate Law attorney and retired Constitutional Law Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law; Fay Arfa, California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS) Certified Specialist in Appellate Law and in Criminal Law, and Certified Criminal Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA); and Paul Katz, CBLS Certified Specialist in Appellate Law. Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Overtime Pay and Minimum Wage: How They Work and What's New. Guests: Employment Law attorneys Samson Elsbernd and Alan Cohen. Listeners with questions for Chuck & guests on-the-air, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.
 

  A discussion of major current Landlord/Tenant Issues. Guests: Real Estate Law attorneys -- Walter Shjeflo, Steven MacDonald & David Finkelstein. Listeners with questions for Chuck & guests on-the-air, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. Plus, tonight is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night: while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org), attorneys are available off-the-air as well at 1-800-525-9917, 7 'til 8pm PDT, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal issues.

  Employment Law -- the shared/gig economy: Uber/Airbnb/Lyft and other work opportunities. Guests: Real Estate attorney Tad Devlin and Employment Law attorney Aaron Minnis. Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  The Affect of Recent Immigration Rulings on People and Proceedings.

  Workers Compensation Laws/Workers' Rights
Guests: Jason Marcus and Justin Sonnicksen, Specialists in Workers Compensation Laws certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and Members of the California Applicants Attorneys Association (CAAA). Listeners with questions for Chuck & guests on-the-air, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Family Law -- Legal representation of minor children in the Family Court.
Guests: Family Law Attorneys and Members of the State Bar's Family Law Section's Executive Committee -- Alexandra O'Neill Muller and B J Fadem.  
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

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