June 19, 2013

Testimony of a witness taken, under oath, in response to another party’s questions given outside the courtroom, usually in an attorney’s office. A word for word transcript is made of the testimony.

A to Z Recognizes VCCF Milestone

June 17, 2013

The Ventura County Community Foundation (“VCCF”) celebrated its 25th Anniversary at the Camarillo Ranch House on June 12th. A to Z Law was honored to serve as a named sponsor of the event. Established in 1987, the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) is a family of charitable funds created by citizens who care deeply about […]

A to Z Trial Lawyers Win Big at Jury Trial

June 6, 2013

Susan McCarthy of A to Z’s litigation group, as lead counsel, assisted by A to Z trial lawyer Dean Hazard, achieved an outstanding result for her plaintiff client in a recent jury trial involving a financial elder abuse and breach of contract action. The jury awarded every dollar sought by Susan’s client, which was nearly […]

June 5, 2013

A periodic listing of general definitions of commonly used legal terms (not intended as legal advice but useful to better understand frequently used legal phrases) Damages: Money a party receives as compensation for a legal wrong. There are many different types of damages, including direct, indirect, special and punitive.