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The Werner Law Firm: Best of SCV for 8 Years in a Row

The Werner Law Firm and our team of Santa Clarita attorneys is always looking for the best way to bring our clients the best results for their legal cases and concerns. We are excited and proud to ...
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Incentive Trusts: An Overview

An “incentive trust” is a legal entity that holds and manages assets such as money or property for a benefactor. Basically, it is a trust that can conditionally reward a benefactor for ...
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Should I Update My Estate Plan?

While a majority of people understand that creating an estate plan is necessary, many are unaware that maintaining it to accommodate for change is also important. If a substantial life event or change ...
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Downtown Office Now Open to Clients

Our firm is always looking for ways that we can better serve California residents. One such way is by expanding our firm and opening new locations throughout the state. We are proud to announce that ...
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Train Accidents in California

Although trains have fallen out of favor in the past, the train system is making something of a comeback in recent years with California increasing its efforts to expand the train system in the state. ...
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How a Fracture Case is Handled by Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal Injury cases involving fractures are surprisingly common. Fractures can happen in a wide variety of situations and circumstances, and can affect both the young and old alike. There are ...
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Amputation Injuries

Amputation injuries are some of the most catastrophic and life-altering injuries possible. There are a myriad of possible causes of amputation injuries. Vehicular accidents or incidents with machinery ...
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The Importance of a Business Attorney

One of the first people you need to hire once you have established your business is a business lawyer. This might be surprising to you, and you would not be the only one—roughly 50% of all ...
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Bankruptcy in California

Among all the states in America, California ranks at the top for the greatest number of bankruptcies filed each year. On average, over 200,000 bankruptcy cases are filed each year in California, most ...
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The Need for a Criminal Attorney - Pasadena Residents in 2013

The number of individuals charged with criminal conduct in Pasadena this year is set to be much higher than last year. In fact, the number of criminal charges for each month thus far in Pasadena in ...
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Find Out Your Options with a Santa Clarita Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be traumatic for all concerned, particularly if there are children involved in your dissolution. It is difficult for the average person to know how to address such ...
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Three Civil Case Options

There are three options to pursue as a part of civil cases, based on how much money is involved. Small claims cases deal primarily with smaller disputes. In a small claims matter, a party can sue for ...
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When to Consider Bankruptcy

There are many reasons that hardworking middle class families file for bankruptcy despite their best efforts: natural disasters, medical expenses, unemployment, divorce, or simply basic living ...
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When to Hire a Santa Clarita Criminal Defense Attorney

People often need to hire a Santa Clarita criminal defense attorney with our office or an attorney from our other office locations when they or their child have been accused of a crime. While people ...
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When to Contact a Divorce Attorney

People are sometimes hesitant to contact a divorce lawyer. They may know that there is no hope of salvaging the relationship, but they often wait out of fear, guilt, or indecisiveness. They worry ...
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Is Bankruptcy Right for You?

People often have misconceptions about the bankruptcy process. Some view it as something shameful while others see it as a ticket to get out of debt with no consequences. Both views are wrong. It is, ...
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Think you will never need a personal injury attorney? Think again.

People often will confer with a personal injury attorney in Encino at our firm or nearby areas when they have been hurt in automobile accidents. Many people that are hurt in these events need help ...
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Why You May Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Most people will live all or most of their lives without ever being involved in a criminal law case. People like to think that these dramatic cases are something they see on the evening news or ...
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How a DUI can Change Your Life

You will want to contact a Bakersfield lawyer as soon as possible if you are stopped for a DUI, or “driving under the influence.” This is not something that you should be casual about ...
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Why Community Property Laws Are Important

California is one of the nine U.S. states that have community property laws. While many of the laws of the United States have roots in English law, this particular concept came from Spain by way of ...
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It's Not Really Like CSI

People often enjoy TV programs like CSI. The show is sometimes riveting as it describes how a team of investigators uses modern technology and evidence found at crime scenes to get the bad guys. While ...
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Drunk Driving Has the Power to Change Lives

People may not think very much about drunk driving and how it can impact their life until something happens. The Center for Disease Control provides some interesting statistics about how this topic ...
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Taking Stock of Reactionary Laws

This column is about “reactionary laws” – not laws that are a part of some right-wing conspiracy, but laws that are enacted as a reaction to shocking news stories. The message to ...
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An American Gestapo

Pursuant to existing law, in the middle of the night, government agents can demand entry into your home, break down your door and forcibly remove family members. They can take them away to a secret ...
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When Kids Get Injured

There is a special set of laws that apply when kids get injured. If they are involved in an accident caused by another party they can receive monetary damages. However, with few exceptions, payments ...
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