Entries by Garmo & Garmo, LLP

What is an Exclusive Easement in California?

We do not handle exclusive easement cases, this blog post is for informational purposes only. Easements are frequently used in real estate contracts. An easement grants the non-owner of a property the right to use that property for a specific purpose. The party for whom the easement is granted may derive a number of benefits […]

Are Senior Motorcycle Riders at Greater Risk for Injury?

Motorcycle riding is a favorite California pastime. Riders of all ages love the exhilaration and sense of freedom they receive as they take in all the natural scenic beauty the Golden State has to offer. Although few activities provide more joy and excitement than motorcycle riding, it is not without its drawbacks. Motorcyclists are naturally […]

I was Injured in a Motorcycle Accident: Do I Need to Retain an Attorney?

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and this month the California Highway Patrol ramps up its efforts to educate the public about the increased presence of motorcycles on the roadways as we enter the spring and summer months. In an effort to reduce the number of motorcycle accidents, drivers are being reminded to check their […]

What are California Drivers’ Responsibilities to Bicycles?

California bicyclist fatalities have been on the rise in recent years. According to an annual report from the California Office of Traffic Safety, bicyclist fatalities in the state increased by 27% during the five-year period from 2011 through 2016. Much of the increase may be attributable to the growing popularity of cycling as a cheap […]

How Divorce Affects Taxes in California

The marriage dissolution process has a lot of financial implications. There are issues such as child support, alimony/spousal support, division of marital assets, and many others. These issues will affect your finances in many ways, and one area that many divorcing couples do not put enough thought into is the tax implications once the divorce […]

Can I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in CA?

Being pulled over for DUI is a frightening and unsettling experience, especially if it is the first time this has happened to you. How you handle the stop and subsequent arrest (if you are arrested) will have a major bearing on the outcome of your case. At the initial stop, you may be asked to […]