Your Legal Rights

Debtors' Rights Both Before & After Filing for Bankruptcy. Guest: Leon Bayer, a Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck & Leon? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Workers' Compensation Law

Aug 9, 2017

Workers' Compensation Law -- Update of Current Issues and Problems Facing Workers in California. Guests: Jason Marcus, President-Elect of the California Applicants' Attorneys Assn. (CAAA); and Robert Wyman, a Member of CAAA. The guests are Specialists in Workers Compensation Law and are Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

  Family Law -- Alternatives to Marriage. Guests: Deborah Wald, Jason Elter, and B J Fadem who are Specialists in Family Law Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS). Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Landlord/Tenant Laws/Disputes/Issues

Jul 26, 2017

Landlord/Tenant Laws/Disputes/Issues. Guests: Landlord/Tenant attorneys: Jessica Chylik and Sal Timpano. Questions for Jessica and Sal? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PDT, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

Estate Planning -- Prevention of Elder Financial Abuse. Guests: Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization: Linda Kramer, Deborah Radin & John Martin. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. 

The Mission and Laws of the Department of Homeland Security -- the Prevention of and Responding to Terrorism and Hate Crimes, and the Responding to Natural Disasters by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Guests: Martin Alperen, attorney, and author of FOUNDATIONS OF HOMELAND SECURITY: LAW AND POLICY and Certified Specialists in Criminal Law -- Jeffrey Hayden, the Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS), and Michael Berg, a Member of the Board of the CBLS. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. 

A discussion of current scams and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim. Guest: Joseph Rideout, Manager of Consumer Services, at Consumer Action, a nonprofit, Consumer Education and Advocacy Organization serving Consumers in the United States.  Questions for Joseph & Chuck? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.  

Identity Theft -- Prevention & How to Protect Yourself From Being A Victim. Guest: San Mateo County Deputy District Attorney Vishal Jangla, a Prosecutor of Electronic Crimes including Cyber Stalking, Computer Hacking, & significant Identity Theft offenses. Questions for Vishal Jangla? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. So, while Your Legal Rights broadcasts on 91.7 FM (online kalw.org) 7 'til 8pm PDT, attorneys are available off-the-air as well -- 800-525-9917, for private no-fee consultation on a variety of legal questions.

Your Legal Rights - Workers Compensation Laws

Dec 23, 2015

Chuck Finney's guests tonight are Alice O'Sullivan, a member of the National Board Of Trial Advocacy, and Jason Marcus, a member of the California Applicants Attorneys Association, and a partner in the Sacramento law firm of Marcus Rigolato Marcus.  Tonight's topic is Workers Compensation Law.

Your Legal Rights 3/12/2014

Mar 12, 2014

Tonight's program is a discussion of employment law regarding pre-employment inquiries.  What can and can't be asked by an employer in a job interview.  Chuck Finney's guests are employment law attorneys Thomas Lenz and Scott Stillman.

On Your Legal Rights with Chuck Finney, Chuck discusses trends in divorce law and alternatives to litigation and traditional mediation with his guests, Esther Rosenfeld, Jill Mondry, Lauren Morphus, and Muanne Stee, who are specialists in family law. Wednesday, 6/19 at 7pm.  Listener participation: 415 841-4134

Maritime Law

May 1, 2013

Chuck Finney is joined by Certified Specialists in Admiralty and Maritime Law, Otis Felder and Carol Finklehoff.

Chuck Finney is joined by entertainment lawyers Laura Drossman and Robert Pimm.

Chuck Finney is joined by patent attorneys Ron Rohde and Myrna Schelling. 

Chuck Finney is joined by Keith Ogden of Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto; Kevin Stein of the California Reinvestment Coalition; Joe Rideout of Consumer Action; and Leon Bayer, a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law.   

Prevention of Elder Abuse, Part 2

Mar 13, 2013

Chuck Finney is joined by Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Linda Kramer and Deborah Kramer Radin, and Deputy District Attorney Janet Berry, Elder & Dependent Adult Fraud Unit, Santa Clara County.

Chuck Finney is joined by Anthony Oncidi, partner and co-head of the California Labor & Employment Law Group at the law firm Proskauer.

Landlord/tenant laws

Feb 27, 2013

Chuck Finney is joined by landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and Marc Seidenfeld.

It's also Call a Lawyer night!

Funding problems of the California courts

Feb 13, 2013

Chuck is joined by Patrick Kelly, President of the State Bar of California;  Robert Foils, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of San Mateo County; and Mark Forcum, Bridges Program and Trial Judge, Superior Court, San Mateo County.

Chuck Finney is joined by Attorneys Shirley Gibson and Stacey Hawver of the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County; and Christina Varner, Legal Advice Line Advocate for Bay Area Legal Aid.

Family Law

Jan 30, 2013

Chuck Finney is joined by Family Law attorneys Esther Rosenfeld, Jill Mondry, and Lauren Zorfas to discuss alternative dispute resolution and mediation in Family Law cases.

Prevention of Elder Abuse

Jan 23, 2013

  

Chuck Finney is joined by Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Linda Kramer and Deborah Kramer Radin. Also it's Call a Lawyer Night!

Auto repair issues

Dec 19, 2012

  

Chuck Finney is joined by Donald Johnson, Program Manager, California Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Auto Repair, Santa Clara Co. Office to discuss auto repair issues.

Family Law

Dec 12, 2012

Chuck Finney is joined by Iliana Rodriguez, Director, and Trinidad Madrigal, Staff Attorney, San Mateo County Department of Child Support Services; and Family Law attorneys Robert Bruening and Esther Rosenfeld.  

Family Law

Dec 5, 2012

Chuck Finney is joined by Yasmine Mehmet, Certified Specialist in Family Law; and Lisa Jolicoeur, CPA/Forensic Accountant, to discuss divorce and finding hidden assets.

Chuck Finney is joined by Keith Ogden, Staff Attorney, Home Mortgage Foreclosure, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto; Adam Kent, Bankruptcy Law attorney; and attorney Philip Shecter who counsels homeowners facing foreclosure.

Chuck Finney is joined by Robert Wood, a Taxation Law Specialist Certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar.

Chuck Finney is joined by Landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and John Zanghi. 

It's also Call A Lawyer night!

Immigration Law Update

Sep 19, 2012

Chuck Finney is joined by Antonio Nierras, a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Laws to discuss recent updates to immigration policy.

Chuck Finney is joined by a panel from the San Francisco Bar Association to discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act protections for persons with disabilities.

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