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October 11, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on

Narbeh Shirvanian was interviewed and quoted in LA Times on October 11, 2017 regarding the recent wildfires, including the Anaheim Hills and Canyon Fires in Orange County cases and insurance claims for smoke/ash damages. The Article can be seen here: http://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-fire-insurance-20171011-story.html If you have any questions, please call us at your convenience.  

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2017 CANYON FIRE & ANAHEIM HILLS WILDFIRE INSURANCE CLAIMS ATTORNEY

October 10, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on 2017 CANYON FIRE & ANAHEIM HILLS WILDFIRE INSURANCE CLAIMS ATTORNEY

2017 CANYON FIRE & ANAHEIM HILLS WILDFIRE INSURANCE CLAIMS ATTORNEY DO NOT WAIT. CALL (818) 835-5396 AND DIAL OPTION ONE (1). The 2017 CANYON FIRE & ANAHEIM HILLS WILDFIRE has burned over 8000 acres and has spread toxic char, smoke, ash, and soot into Orange County, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Los Angeles, & Surrounding Areas. Toxic soot and […]

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2017 La Tuna Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney

September 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on 2017 La Tuna Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney

2017 LA TUNA FIRE WILDFIRE INSURANCE CLAIMS ATTORNEY The 2017 La Tuna Wildfire, an over 5000 acre wildfire, which started in La Tuna Hills and has spread smoke, ash, and soot into San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, Santa Clarita, Valencia, Sun Valley, Tujunga, Sunland, La Crescenta, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, La Canada Flintridge, North Hollywood, and most […]

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2016 Sand Canyon Sand Fire Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney

July 23, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on 2016 Sand Canyon Sand Fire Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney

The 2016 Sand Fire Santa Clarita Wildfire, an over 11,000 square foot wildfire, which started in Santa Clarita and has spread smoke, ash, and soot into San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, Santa Clarita, Valencia, Sun Valley, Tujunga, Sunland, La Crescenta, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, La Canada Flintridge, North Hollywood, and most of Los Angeles, is a catastrophic […]

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Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Lien – Estate Planning

May 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Lien – Estate Planning

Los Angeles Glendale Lawyer Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Lien – Estate Planning For those who receive Medi-Cal benefits, it is important to know that the State of California has laws that allow Medi-Cal to recover their costs for providing health services through Medi-Cal’s benefits program. Medi-Cal is a Federal and California state program designed to assist Medi-Cal […]

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Attorney Narbeh Shirvanian, Esq. a 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star

January 23, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Attorney Narbeh Shirvanian, Esq. a 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star

We are pleased to announce that our attorney Narbeh Shirvanian, Esq. has been nominated and awarded with the 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars award for two years in a row. This honor is received and accepted by Mr. Shirvanian with many thanks and appreciation for the trust his clients and fellow lawyers in the community […]

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Living Trusts: Common Mistakes

January 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Living Trusts: Common Mistakes

The Shirvanian Law Firm is often hired to clean up other estate planning documents drafted by inexperienced practitioners.  Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid: Choose Wisely – Keep It Simple – Be Clear – Remember to Fund – Update and Review Choosing the wrong Successor Trustee:  during your lifetime, your living trust will name you […]

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Wage and Hour & Employee Misclassification Settlement

December 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Wage and Hour & Employee Misclassification Settlement

RECENT RESULTS – December 18, 2014 Mr. Shirvanian represented a California employee in a heavily disputed employee misclassification as independent contractor and wage and hour and overtime violations case against the firm’s client’s former employer.  The employee claimed he was misclassified as an independent contractor where in fact he was an employee pursuant to controlling California […]

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Rear Ended In A Car Accident – Best Lawyer In Glendale Accident Attorney

December 12, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Rear Ended In A Car Accident – Best Lawyer In Glendale Accident Attorney

With the recent storm and heavy rains there has been an influx in rear end car accidents in Woodland Hills, Encino, Glendale, Pasadena, and Los Angeles California.  If you have been rear ended then the other driver is more than likely 100% at fault for your accident and medical injuries. What should you do? Gather […]

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Glendale Living Trust Attorney – Recent Results – Ventura Probate Court Case Resolved In Private Mediation

October 23, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Glendale Living Trust Attorney – Recent Results – Ventura Probate Court Case Resolved In Private Mediation

Glendale Living Trust Lawyer Attorney A family living trust dispute was recently resolved following a Petition to Remove the Firm’s client as Trustee of the living trust, which was defeated by Narbeh Shirvanian in a case venued in a Ventura County Probate Courthouse. The Firm’s client was being denied payment for construction work on a […]

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TSLF Has Moved to Glendale, California

October 11, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on TSLF Has Moved to Glendale, California

We are pleased to announce that The Shirvanian Law Firm, APLC. has moved to its new office location at 100 North Brand Boulevard, Suite 642, Glendale, California 91203.  The firm’s strategic relocation makes the Firm centrally positioned to service current and new clients all over Los Angeles and Southern California in general. Should you require […]

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Trustee Compensation in California

July 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Trustee Compensation in California

In California, the language of the trust governs a Trustee’s compensation.  In cases where a Living Trust sets forth the Trustee’s or Co-Trustee’s compensation for managing the Trust, that schedule will determine how much a Trustee can receive as part of administering the Trust. However, most trust documents do not set forth a compensation schedule […]

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2014 Cocos Fire In San Marcos – Insurance Claims Attorney

May 19, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on 2014 Cocos Fire In San Marcos – Insurance Claims Attorney

Cocos Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney – San Diego Lawyer May 19, 2014 – Cocos Wildfire Press Release The 2014 Cocos Fire, a wildfire which started in San Marcos and Escondido, in San Diego, California, is a catastrophic wildfire which sent tons of soot, smoke, and ash into San Marcos, Escondido, and surrounding areas. Toxic soot and […]

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Living Trusts Administration – A To Do List

April 14, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Living Trusts Administration – A To Do List

Your Los Angeles and Glendale Living Trusts Lawyer with an update on Trustee duties following the Settlor’s death. We represent many Trustee clients in Living Trusts Administration matters where Trustees are often unclear on their duties following the Settlor’s death.  To assist those of you that are acting Trustee’s of Living Trusts, the following tips […]

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California Living Trust Law – Arbitration Provisions

April 14, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on California Living Trust Law – Arbitration Provisions

  Your Los Angeles & Glendale Living Trust Lawyer provides you with an update regarding living trusts and arbitration provisions requiring the arbitration of disputes. In a recent California Court of Appeal decision, the First Appellate District upheld the lower Court’s ruling which had denied a beneficiary’s Motion to Compel the Arbitration of a dispute between […]

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Attorney Narbeh Shirvanian named a 2014 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine

January 27, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Attorney Narbeh Shirvanian named a 2014 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine

The Shirvanian Law Firm is pleased to announce that Los Angeles attorney Narbeh Shirvanian has been selected as a 2014 Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Rising Stars are considered the best attorneys under the age of 40 years old or who have been practicing less than ten years. These attorneys are selected through a […]

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2014 Colby Wildfire Insurance Claims

January 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on 2014 Colby Wildfire Insurance Claims

Colby Wildfire Insurance Claims Attorney – Los Angeles Lawyer January 22, 2014 – Colby Wildfire Press Release The 2014 Colby Fire, a wildfire which started in Glendora and Azusa, in Los Angeles, California, is a catastrophic wildfire which sent tons of soot, smoke, and ash into Glendora, Azusa, East Los Angeles, and surrounding areas. Toxic soot […]

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Wrongful Termination Employment Cases & Being Employed “At-Will.”

December 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Wrongful Termination Employment Cases & Being Employed “At-Will.”

Our firm is contacted on a daily basis by individuals who believe they were “wrongfully” terminated from their jobs and whether they have any remedies and/or rights to assert against their former employers.  Although being fired or laid off from your job may feel wrongful, California has specific requirements before a termination is deemed wrongful […]

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Car Accident By Someone Who Borrowed Your Car – Registered Owner’s Liability

November 08, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles,Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Car Accident By Someone Who Borrowed Your Car – Registered Owner’s Liability

This article is in regards to Los Angeles car accidents that involve drivers who borrowed the car involved in the accident.  In these situations, registered owners of vehicles are usually concerned with the extent of their liability for the fault and/or negligence of the non-owner driver who borrowed the car, namely the “permissive user.” California […]

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Foreclosure Fraud – Lenders That Do Not Honor Loan Modifications After Full Compliance With Trial Payment Periods and Modification Terms

October 30, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Foreclosure Fraud – Lenders That Do Not Honor Loan Modifications After Full Compliance With Trial Payment Periods and Modification Terms

Are you a borrower facing foreclosure? Have you complied with the trial payment period of your loan modification and other terms of your Home Affordable Mortgage Program (“HAMP”)? Is your lender giving you the run around by not honoring the promised loan modification? If so, this article is for you. In Bushell v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, […]

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Is Your Trust Property Left Exposed After Your Mortgage Refinance or Loan Modification?

October 28, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Is Your Trust Property Left Exposed After Your Mortgage Refinance or Loan Modification?

In the last two years, California experienced an influx in the real estate sector by way of mortgage loan refinancing and/or loan modifications.  Whether this influx was motivated by attractive interest rates or the poor economy, one thing that is certain in Estate Planning situations, and an issue that many homeowner’s many not be aware […]

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California Trust Administration – Accounting to Beneficiaries

October 28, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on California Trust Administration – Accounting to Beneficiaries

You’ve been chosen to serve as Trustee of a California Trust. For many, this role comes as an overwhelming surprise due to the many duties and obligations imposed upon California Trustees. One of these duties is the duty to provide a Trust Accounting.  This article provides a general overview and summary of when a Trust […]

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Estate Planning 101: I Already Have a Will … Why Do I Still Need a Living Trust?

September 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Estate Planning 101: I Already Have a Will … Why Do I Still Need a Living Trust?

If you have a properly executed will, then you are ahead of the majority of Americans who neither have a Will nor Living Trust, let alone a basic estate plan.  The Shirvanian Law Firm, APLC is often times asked whether a Living Trust is still required if one has a Will.  Good question. This article […]

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Common Mistakes In Personal Injury Cases

September 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Common Mistakes In Personal Injury Cases

The Shirvanian Law Firm, APLC is often contacted by clients who seek advice regarding what to do after a car accident or slip and fall injury. Whether you have been injured in a car accident or a slip and fall, this article will provide you with information regarding some of the common mistakes we have […]

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2013 Powerhouse Fire Insurance Claims

June 06, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on 2013 Powerhouse Fire Insurance Claims

June 6, 2013 – Powerhouse Fire Press Release The 2013 Powerhouse Fire, a wildfire which started in California’s Angeles National Forest,  is a catastrophic fire which sent tons of soot, smoke, and ash into Santa Clarita, Castaic, Palmdale, Lake Hughes, Lake Elizabeth, and surrounding areas. Toxic soot and ash ultimately settle in and around commercial […]

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Employers Must Pay Employees For Downtime Hours

April 03, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Employers Must Pay Employees For Downtime Hours

On April 2, 2013, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, published an opinion that will have major implications in the employment context regarding employers who pay their employees set rates for accomplishing certain tasks in lieu of paying employees by the hour. In Gonzalez v. Downtown LA Motors LP, 2013 DJDAR 4292 (Cal.App.2nd Dist., April […]

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Jurisdictional Changes In The Los Angeles Superior Courts

March 08, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Jurisdictional Changes In The Los Angeles Superior Courts

In an effort to keep current with recent changes in the Los Angeles Superior Courts, The Shirvanian Law Firm, APLC reports that effective on or about March 18, 2013, significant jurisdictional changes will take place in the Los Angeles Superior Court. First and foremost, personal injury matters in general jurisdiction will now be filed in […]

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Personal Injury – Do I Need A Lawyer?

March 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News & Articles   |   Comments Off on Personal Injury – Do I Need A Lawyer?

If you have been involved in a car accident or have been injured due to a slip and fall, trip and fall, or an injury suffered on the job or at work, you may be asking yourself a question that is posed to The Shirvanian Law Firm, “Do I need to hire a personal injury […]

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