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Death During Divorce: What Happens When a Party Dies During the Pendency of a Divorce Action?

1. Procedural Consequences

a. Death Before entry of Status Judgment. b. Death After entry of Status Judgment

2. Real Property with Right of Survivorship.

a. Joint Tenancy property b. Community Property with Right of Survivorship

3. Survivor Benefits

a. Life insurance b. Deferred Compensation c. Social Security

4. Amendment of Estate Plans

a. Wills b. Nonprobate transfers

Lawrence A. Moskowitz Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP

Mr. Moskowitz has practiced family law in Sonoma County since 1984. Before opening his office in Santa Rosa, he was employed by

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2020 Summer CEQA Update

An Update on California’s Environmental Quality Act Since November of 2019

Tina Wallis, Law Offices of Tina Wallis, Inc.

Ms. Wallis has her own law firm where she practices land use and environmental law. Ms. Wallis previously served an Assistant City Attorney and Deputy County Counsel advising counties, cities, and special districts on land use, environmental, public works, general government, airport and landfill matters. Since 2008, Ms. Wallis advises private and public clients on all aspects of land use, such as general plan updates, zoning code updates, compliance with California’s Environmental Quality Act, land use entitlements

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COVID-19 and the Return to Work: Cal-OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, Claims Handling, and Other Employment Pitfalls

This panel discussion via zoom will focus on some of the consequences of bringing employees back to work, and the interplay between Cal-OSHA safety protocols and reporting requirements, California’s Executive Order on 3/19/20 regarding workers’ compensation presumed coverage for employees who contract COVID-19, coverage issues and other implications and outcomes of the Executive Order, and related employee claims.

Valorie Bader Welty, Weaver & Currie

Ms. Bader has practiced in the areas of employment and business counseling, training, and employment litigation since 1986. Prior to becoming an attorney she worked for

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