Let me try to summarize very briefly the bottom-line results of the gay-marriage rulings by the U. S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2013. 1. DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act): The court said that the federal government has to treat people who were legally married in their state of residence as a married couple, even… Read More

This morning the U. S. Supreme Court ducked the question of whether same-sex couples have a right to civil marriage under the U. S. Constitution. However, it did so in a way that will uphold a decision by a California District Court that the ban on same-sex marriage under Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. So… can gays… Read More

Not to rain on the anybody’s (pride) parade, but the Supreme Court rulings today did little to advance the goals of same-sex couples. Neither ruling addressed the underlying question: Do same-sex couples have a right to civil marriage? The Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA today is a victory for state’s rights, but not a victory… Read More

Today Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine announced that she would not seek re-election to a new 6-year term. She pointed to the inability to progress in the face of political ideologues. “As I enter a new chapter, I see a vital need for the political center in order for our democracy to flourish and to… Read More

Daniel K. Printz will be hosting a live teleconference providing an update on California estate planning, probate and trust law. The teleconference is sponsored by the National Business Institute, and will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern Time). A text manual will be provided as well. For cost… Read More

Daniel K. Printz, Esq., is returning to teach at the University of San Diego Paralegal Program in October, 2011. Daniel teaches “Estates, Wills & Trusts,” the 10th of 11 classes required to complete a paralegal certification. This will be his eleventh time teaching the course, dating back to late 2007. A 33-hour course, Estates, Wills… Read More

[looking for info on the June, 2012 Swap Meet? Click here!] Sunday, October 9, 2011 9:00am – 1:00pm Canyon Crest Academy 5951 Village Center Loop Road San Diego, CA 92130 Parent Connection Family Swap Meet – this is a can’t miss regarding great deals on children’s gear…at amazing prices! Families with infants, young children &… Read More

If you are looking for continuing education credits in San Diego, attorney Daniel K. Printz will be presenting at a National Business Institute Seminar on December 5, 2011. The seminar will be held from 8:30 am to 4:40 pm at the Doubletree Hotel San Diego Downtown, located at 1646 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101.… Read More

Kudos to the late Amy Winehouse, who made a new will after her divorce, thus preventing her jailed ex-husband (who reportedly was the one who introduced her to hard drugs) from inheriting her $30M estate. Her parents and brother will apparently inherit under the most recent will. Amy’s music was beautiful, and with this money… Read More