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Partner Mary  Haffner has been on the Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board for 4 1/2 years.  In that capacity she  has been able to observe how Ventura County delivers mental healthcare services to residents. This White Paper contains some of her findings  as County services pertain to the seriously mentally ill. It is our  […]

5 Good Reasons to Have a Construction Contract

It is important for both the customer/ consumer and the contractor to reduce their agreement to writing before construction begins. As follows are 5 good reasons: The scope of the work can be clearly defined. Putting a description of the scope of the project in writing helps clarify the work being done, and what the […]

5 Reasons Why Your Employer Cannot Fire You “at-will”

  California is an “at-will” employment state.  That means your employer can fire you “at their will.”  But is it really true that you can be fired from your job at any time and for any reason?  The answer is, it depends. Both state and federal laws contain a number of restrictions on an employer’s […]

Is There Really Insurance for the Project?

  General contractors and project owners know the importance of securing general liability and worker’s compensation insurance certificates from subcontractors on projects. In fact, certificates of insurance are frequently obtained before the subcontractor’s work commences. Is The Insurance Still Valid? Simply producing a certificate of insurance does not mean that the insurance is still valid. […]