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Noticias legales, percepciones y tips legales dados por expertos en el ámbito legal para ayudar a la comunidad binacional a mantenerse informada sobre los temas legales más recientes que son enteramente definidos por noticias legales significativas locales, regionales, nacionales y de alrededor del mundo

April, 2019

  • 20 April

    Jaime Dávila Galván, tax lawyer, entrepreneur and social activist

    -Editorial Jaime Dávila, is a man of challenges, efforts and work, who has managed to position himself as one of the best tax lawyers in the region and in Mexico. His passion for his hometown has led him not only to lead with ethics and professionalism in his profession and …

  • 17 April

    Commercial Image in Mexico

    By: Lic. Jaime Davila Gomez, Lawyer 2018 was a year of profound changes in the system of protection of industrial property in Mexico, especially with respect to trademarks and other distinctive signs. In addition to the incorporation into the law of sound, olfactory and hologram marks, now there is also …

  • 17 April

    County Supervisors Approve Changes to District Attorney’s Office

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter After months of back and forth negotiations between Imperial County and the District Attorney’s Office, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a series of actions related to the reorganization of the office at the April 16 meeting. The county and the District Attorney’s office has …

March, 2019

  • 24 March

    Women’s Rights in the 21st Century

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men, but over themselves.” Mary Wollstonecraft, English philosopher and writer of the eighteenth century. In this 21st century, rights have become a privilege, not a right per se. To be able …

  • 13 March

    Imperial County D.A.’s Go on Strike

    -Editorial As a new working day began for many, members of the Imperial County District Attorney’s Association walked outside the County Administration Building holding their signs to initiate a strike asking for better working conditions to retain and recruit attorneys. At exactly 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, association members …

February, 2019

  • 27 February

    Universal Declaration

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. We are living in a time of uncertainty where governments are discussing important changes for their countries. In each part of the world, different realities are lived. Mexico, for example, has experienced an alternation of government like no other in its …

  • 27 February

    County’s District Attorneys Don’t Show Up to Work

    -Editorial Fifteen Deputy District Attorneys’ did not show up to work Tuesday morning, something the County Board of Supervisors immediately reacted with concern. During Imperial County Board of Supervisors Meeting, Chairman Ryan Kelley made a public statement regarding the sick out of fifteen attorneys saying the action has caused alarm …

  • 18 February

    USCIS Strengthens Guidance on Spousal Petitions Involving Minors

    Guidance Clarifies Agency Requirements for Petition WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is publishing guidance for its officers to consider when adjudicating spousal petitions involving minors. The guidance, published as an update to the USCIS Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM),  clarifies age requirements for a petitioner filing an …

  • 8 February

    Copyright: protection

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, Attorney Contrary to what most people believe, the protection of works in Mexico (literary, photographic, musical, pictorial, etc.) is given from the moment the work is created on a supporting material. To give an example, if I write a poem on a sheet, either by …

January, 2019

  • 26 January

    Monica Lepe-Negrete is sworn in as Imperial County Superior Court Judge

    -Editorial EL CENTRO, CA.- After years of practice as a respected lawyer, playing roles as Imperial County Deputy District Attorney and successfully establishing her own legal firm, Monica Lepe-Negrete took oath a few days ago as Imperial County Superior Court Judge, replacing Dianne Altamirano. In her ceremony, the now Imperial …