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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

March, 2022

  • 11 March

    New Attorneys Join the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office

    -Editorial Imperial County District Attorney Gilbert Otero has a few months left in office but he is not wasting time and is working to fill up his staff with qualified attorneys that advocate for the public. The office welcome six new Deputy District Attorneys that were sworn by Otero. They …

February, 2022

  • 25 February

    Josue Mercado Found Guilty of Misappropriation of Funds

    -Editorial Imperial County Auditor-Controller Josue Guadalupe Mercado was found guilty of misappropriating public funds at his trial. The jury declared him guilty on Feb. 24. He is scheduled to go before Judge Poli Flores next month to hear his sentencing which could go up to 4 years in prison. Upon …

  • 18 February

    George Marquez, promises to bring the law, order and justice people deserve

    -Editorial George Marquez is an attorney from Imperial Valley that has the respect of his peers and the community as a whole because of his character and humble personality that exudes confidence. With professional experience as a former prosecutor and now as a deputy public defender, Marquez has a unique …

  • 17 February

    Certification Brands

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Lawyer Since 2018, our legal system contemplates certification brands, both in the law applicable at that time and in the new law, in force since November 2020. These types of brands, like traditional brands, fulfill a distinctive function, that is, that consumers and other market …

  • 14 February

    El Centro School District Dominates the Imperial County Mock Trial Competition

    -Editorial A celebration for very talented students who participated in the recent mock trial competition received their awards in a ceremony held outside the United States Federal Court in El Centro.  The participants were joined by their proud parents who honked proudly from their cars as they got their awards.  …

  • 1 February

    The Importance of the District Attorney Position in Imperial County

    -Editorial When the election of a new Imperial County District Attorney County is set and done later this year, it will mark a change in the justice system that has not been seen in nearly three decades. Current District Attorney Gilbert Otero decided to end his nearly 30 years of …

December, 2021

  • 5 December

    George Marquez Announces Candidacy for Imperial County District Attorney

    -Editorial With the promise to build a bridge between the community and the criminal justice system, Attorney George Marquez announced his candidacy for Imperial County District Attorney on Dec. 3rd.  Having the west side of the Imperial County Superior Court House as background, Marquez announced his intention to run for …

October, 2021

  • 21 October

    Intellectual property and the creative industries

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. For the creative industries, it is increasingly important to know the law and implement practices that reduce the risk of claims in the day-to-day of their activity. There are many legal areas that impose obligations on these types of industries, however, copyright continues to …

September, 2021

  • 27 September

    Statement of use for trademarks

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Lawyer. Derived from the reforms to the Industrial Property Law in 2018, the figure of the declaration of real and effective use for distinctive signs was introduced in Mexico. This figure implies for the owners of registered trademarks the obligation to prove to the Mexican …

  • 13 September

    U Visa and Bona Fide Determination Process for Victims of Qualifying Crimes

    -Editorial U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide an overview of the new Bona Fide Determination process, which allows eligible victims of crime in the United States …

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