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  • About the Firm

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    • What Sets the Gill Law Group Apart?

      If you are an immigrant in the United States, you are probably aware of the many complications that you run into when applying for a visa or temporary citizenship in this country. When you are applying to become a naturalized citizen, or to receive a green card , things can get even more complicated. When you run into difficult road blocks, moving the barriers on your own can be almost impossible. ...

    Annulment

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    • I Never Meant to Get Married - What Now?

      Did you inadvertently get married and are now regretting your decision? While we have all seen the common trope of characters in television shows getting married in Vegas while drunk, similar scenarios can actually happen in real life in which a person gets married without fully having the capacity to understand the consequences of their actions. Whether it be a result of intoxication or force, ...

    Car Accidents

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    • Motorcycle Crash in Costa Mesa Costs 26-Year-Old Man His Life

      Victorville resident, Isael Acevedo Villafana was pronounced dead this past Sunday, May 21, after his motorcycle crashed into a parked car in Costa Mesa. Villafana was riding his motorcycle on the 800 block of Joann Street in the early evening this past Sunday, when he struck a parked car. Authorities received a report of the crash, which took place in a residential neighborhood, and sent the ...
    • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Beach Blvd

      A Car Accident resulted in death of a 23-year-old pedestrian in Orange County according to the Orange County Register. The car accident occurred in the City of Stanton. The pedestrian was fatally struck on Beach Blvd. by a car traveling southbound. The O.C. Register reports that the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk when struck by the vehicle. It should be noted however, that the driver of ...
    • Yorba Linda Man Killed in an Accident on the 91 Freeway

      According to Press Enterprise, a Yorba Linda man was killed in an accident on the 91 freeway on October 3 rd . It was reported that the crash occurred in the early morning hours when the deceased driver’s vehicle veered across the freeway and collided with another vehicle. According to the PE article, the vehicle first hit a concrete divider and then another vehicle. The driver of the other ...

    Child Custody

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    • Back to School: Getting Kids Into a Post-Divorce Routine

      So, your kids are gearing up to go back to school like always—but this time, you and your spouse are no longer together. That potentially means two new morning routines for your kids, two new commutes, and two different after-school routines. It’s always important to have a routine for your kids’ sake, but when it comes to their emotional health and academic success, keeping a smooth routine ...
    • Relocating with Children in a Divorce

      Many people going through a divorce consider relocating for a variety of reasons, such as to get a fresh start or to get a better paying job. Regardless of the reason, divorces can be stressful, especially if children are involved. When deciding whether or not to relocate, do not let emotions influence your motives for moving. Many people will claim that your motives for moving are driven by anger ...
    • How is Child Custody Decided in California?

      It is fairly common for both parents in a divorce to want to win sole or primary custody of their children. Clearly, the court cannot fulfill such a parental agreement, as one parent must have more parenting time than the other if they cannot agree on an equal joint custody decision. If the matter goes into the court’s hands, how will it come to its final decision? Children First, Always In ...

    Child Support

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    • How Is Child Support Calculated in California?

      When in the middle of a divorce , it can be easy to focus just on the here and now while losing sight of long-run concerns, like child support . If you live in California and are dissolving your marriage, odds are high that the court expects the noncustodial parent to pay some amount each month to the custodial one. But how much are you going to be pay or receive? This is a hugely important ...

    Division of Property

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    • Quitclaim Deeds and Their Effect in Divorce Proceedings

      Occasionally, one spouse asks another to quitclaim their interest from a property owned by both spouses. A quitclaim deed essentially terminates the interests of the person signing the quitclaim deed in a piece of property. In some cases, one spouse has better credit than the other and not having one of the spouses on the title can sometimes provide for better loan or interest rate options. In ...

    Divorce

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    • Divorce or Separation: Which Is Best for Me?

      Nobody ever enters into their marriage with the expectation that it will one day come to an end. Unfortunately, as we all know, divorce is a very real possibility for many modern couples with roughly half of all marriages ending in divorce. If you and your spouse have decided to part ways, you may be wondering whether a divorce or a legal separation is right for you. But what exactly is the ...
    • Who Gets the House & Car During Divorce?

      Aside from maybe child custody , property division is usually one of the most hotly contested issues couples face during divorce – specifically regarding who gets control of the family home and car. In the state of California, couples are given the freedom to decide this on their own. If the parties cannot agree, however, the property will be divided by the Superior Court within their divorce ...
    • Self-Employed and Divorcing?

      Property division during a typical divorce can be complicated to say the least of it. If your property is also the source of your income, as is the case for many self-employed couples that run a small business together, matters are sure to be even trickier. Success in such a situation will require some understanding of what to expect, helpful servings of preparation, and the keen eye of a legal ...

    Domestic Violence

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    • Spousal Abuse

      Irvine Domestic Violence Attorney – (949) 681-9952 The thought of domestic violence against a spouse will usually conjure images of physical violence but this is not the only form of spousal abuse. If you have been abused by your spouse in any way, you need to seek legal help as soon as possible. If you are in immediate physical danger, you should also contact the authorities. Never do anything ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Divorce or Separation: Which Is Best for Me?

      Nobody ever enters into their marriage with the expectation that it will one day come to an end. Unfortunately, as we all know, divorce is a very real possibility for many modern couples with roughly half of all marriages ending in divorce. If you and your spouse have decided to part ways, you may be wondering whether a divorce or a legal separation is right for you. But what exactly is the ...
    • Who Gets the House & Car During Divorce?

      Aside from maybe child custody , property division is usually one of the most hotly contested issues couples face during divorce – specifically regarding who gets control of the family home and car. In the state of California, couples are given the freedom to decide this on their own. If the parties cannot agree, however, the property will be divided by the Superior Court within their divorce ...
    • Can My Spouse Make Me Pay for Their Divorce Attorney Fees?

      Find a divorce lawyer willing to give you the very best price for their services and you still might be looking at a considerable receipt at the end of it all, especially if the divorce was contested or complicated due to a high net worth . In family situations where one spouse makes the majority or all of the household income, this can become a real problem for the other. With bills stacking up ...

    Firm News

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    • Motorcycle Crash in Costa Mesa Costs 26-Year-Old Man His Life

      Victorville resident, Isael Acevedo Villafana was pronounced dead this past Sunday, May 21, after his motorcycle crashed into a parked car in Costa Mesa. Villafana was riding his motorcycle on the 800 block of Joann Street in the early evening this past Sunday, when he struck a parked car. Authorities received a report of the crash, which took place in a residential neighborhood, and sent the ...
    • Stay in Touch with Gill Law Group, PC

      Gill Law Group is dedicated to helping clients through family law and personal injury matters. Stay up-to-date with Gill Law Group, PC by connecting with us online! CONTACT GILL LAW GROUP, PC Address: 2201 Dupont Drive, Suite 460, Irvine, CA 92612 Phone: (949) 681-9952 Email: Fill out a contact form here . CONNECT WITH US ONLINE About Me Avvo Blogger Facebook Fav Star Flickr Foursquare Google+ ...
    • Gill Law Group Has a New Location

      Your Orange County personal injury attorneys at Gill Law Group, PC have moved to a new location! This new office will help our clients get experience the comfort they need while we handle the daily details in their personal injury case. Our new office can be found at: 2201 Dupont Drive Suite 460 Irvine, CA 92612 While our firm may have moved locations, our attorneys are still here to offer caring ...

    Immigration

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    • Welcome to our Blog!

      At Gill Law Group, PC , we are committed to helping our clients gain an in-depth understanding of their immigration situations. This means that we provide information and legal advice regarding their circumstances through a free case evaluation and our informative blog. Check back frequently for updates regarding immigration issues and important news!

    Insurance Bad Faith

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    • Is Your Insurance Company Acting in Bad Faith?

      When you purchase insurance, you are doing so with the expectation that your provider will always uphold your best interests. Your provider is required to handle your claim with a ‘duty of good faith’ but if they break that duty, it is considered bad faith insurance. There are many common misunderstandings about bad faith insurance and dispelling these can benefit both you and your provider. Keep ...

    Insurance Claims

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    • Three Steps to Take After an Accident in California

      Nobody expects to be injured in a sudden accident. Whether it be a vehicle collision, workplace accident, or slip and fall, an injury can derail a person’s life and place a substantial physical, emotional, and financial weight on their shoulders – especially if the accident was caused by another party’s negligence. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident and you believe you are not ...

    Pedestrian Accidents

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    • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Beach Blvd

      A Car Accident resulted in death of a 23-year-old pedestrian in Orange County according to the Orange County Register. The car accident occurred in the City of Stanton. The pedestrian was fatally struck on Beach Blvd. by a car traveling southbound. The O.C. Register reports that the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk when struck by the vehicle. It should be noted however, that the driver of ...
    • Car Accident Involving a Pedestrian in Irvine

      According to KTLA 5, a female pedestrian was struck and killed by a Kia sedan last week near a school in Irvine ( http://ktla.com/2014/12/10/car-crashes-near-high-school-in-irvine-pedestrian-killed/ ). As of last week, the incident was under investigation by the Irvine Police Department. Car accidents injure or kill hundreds of pedestrians each year in California and many of these fatalities occur ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Motorcycle Crash in Costa Mesa Costs 26-Year-Old Man His Life

      Victorville resident, Isael Acevedo Villafana was pronounced dead this past Sunday, May 21, after his motorcycle crashed into a parked car in Costa Mesa. Villafana was riding his motorcycle on the 800 block of Joann Street in the early evening this past Sunday, when he struck a parked car. Authorities received a report of the crash, which took place in a residential neighborhood, and sent the ...
    • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Beach Blvd

      A Car Accident resulted in death of a 23-year-old pedestrian in Orange County according to the Orange County Register. The car accident occurred in the City of Stanton. The pedestrian was fatally struck on Beach Blvd. by a car traveling southbound. The O.C. Register reports that the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk when struck by the vehicle. It should be noted however, that the driver of ...
    • Yorba Linda Man Killed in an Accident on the 91 Freeway

      According to Press Enterprise, a Yorba Linda man was killed in an accident on the 91 freeway on October 3 rd . It was reported that the crash occurred in the early morning hours when the deceased driver’s vehicle veered across the freeway and collided with another vehicle. According to the PE article, the vehicle first hit a concrete divider and then another vehicle. The driver of the other ...

    Proposition 213

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    • Understanding Proposition 213 & What it Means for You

      It only seems natural that if a car accident wasn't your fault, there should be no problem recovering compensation for your injuries and suffering. Unfortunately, many California residents many need to think twice about how their auto insurance affects their ability to collect damages. How are compensation awards categorized? Depending on the nature of your accident, you may be eligible for two ...

    Self-Employed

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    • Self-Employed and Divorcing?

      Property division during a typical divorce can be complicated to say the least of it. If your property is also the source of your income, as is the case for many self-employed couples that run a small business together, matters are sure to be even trickier. Success in such a situation will require some understanding of what to expect, helpful servings of preparation, and the keen eye of a legal ...

    Truck Accidents

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    • Injured in a Truck Accident?

      Accidents caused by semi-trucks often result fatal or debilitating injuries . The large size of these trucks makes them capable of causing a very high degree of harm in a collision. The owners or operators of big-rig trucks must comply with additional state and federal safety regulations designed to minimize collisions and injuries they cause. Individuals and companies who operate large trucks are ...

    Wrongful Death

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    • How Is a Wrongful Death Claim Handled?

      How do I know if I have a wrongful death claim? A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil case brought by the victim's family. If the death was criminal in nature, the state may also bring criminal charges against the accused, penalizing their actions with incarceration, fines, probation, community service, and more, such as in DUI accidents. Since these are two separate issues, both a criminal and a ...
    • Injured in a Truck Accident?

      Accidents caused by semi-trucks often result fatal or debilitating injuries . The large size of these trucks makes them capable of causing a very high degree of harm in a collision. The owners or operators of big-rig trucks must comply with additional state and federal safety regulations designed to minimize collisions and injuries they cause. Individuals and companies who operate large trucks are ...
    • Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Orange County

      According to ABC News, a driver recently struck a woman and then crashed into several other vehicles on February 23, 2014. The female did not survive the impact and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. The driver was reported to have been driving over 100 mph on Orange County streets. Car accidents involving pedestrians almost always result in serious and life-changing injuries . ...
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