Amicus Brief in The Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California, et al. v. Episcopal Senior Communities, et al.

On Behalf of the Friends of the Episcopal Diocese, an unincorporated association of residents served by Episcopal Senior Communities, we submitted an Amicus Brief to the First District of California Court of Appeals. The Amicus sought to reverse the trial court’s judgment because the trial court improperly interpreted and applied the charitable trust doctrine. Our brief explains how, If upheld, the trial court’s erroneous judgement would set precedent for the incorrect application of the Charitable Trust Doctrine, contrary to well-settled law in this state, and would negatively affect nonprofit public benefit corporations state-wide.

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Chambers High Net Worth 2022 Ranks Farella Braun + Martel in Private Wealth Law

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In addition to AB 152 extending COVID-19 leave through December 31, 2022 , Governor Gavin Newsom has also signed into law two other COVID-related bills—AB 1751 and AB 2693—affecting employers’ policies regarding employees who...

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California Extends COVID-19 Leave Through December 31, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 152 into law, extending Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (“SPSL”) through December 31, 2022. SPSL, which requires California employers with over 26 employees to provide up to 80 hours paid...

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Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This episode is the first of two parts that discuss the definition of supporting organizations as a special type of public charity. All...

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Farella Braun + Martel Earns 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" Rankings

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