Solano County Lawyer Shares Findings and Advice on California Court Budget Cuts

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Norbert Frost of the Law Offices of Norbert U. Frost shares his findings as presented at the Mechanic’s Bank Third Wednesdays program.

At the end of February, Norbert Frost, a lawyer based in Solano County, was chosen to speak at the Mechanics Bank Third Wednesdays program. The Third Wednesdays program brings together leaders in the community to discuss issues facing local business owners and investors.

During the program, Frost spoke about California budget cuts and judges battling judges and what those two things mean for businesses and consumers in the community. As an active member of the community, Frost is well known for his sound advice and expertise.

In his presentation, he discussed the latest statistics for the California budget cuts, which totaled $1.1 billion from the state courts budget. For the Napa County courts budget, there were 12 staff furlough days required, a hiring freeze and layoffs. For the Solano County courts, there was over 20 percent reduction in staff and the clerk’s offices now close at 2 p.m. daily. These cuts inevitably result in delays in any court processes for business owners in the community.

Frost has advice for businesses and what they can do to be proactive about the problems these budget cuts raise. Know who you are doing business with, if they have a poor credit history or a litigation history. He advises businesses to determine whether they can file their claims in another state or in federal court where there were no budget cuts. Business could also opt out of court system processes by privately mediating and/or arbitrating their disputes. Be aware that persons who owe money and may be sued may prefer to stay in the California court system to use the delays to their advantage.

The Law Offices of Norbert U. Frost can be reached for consultations and advice at (415)706-9103.

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The Law Offices of Norbert U. Frost is a law firm located in Solano County. They offer a lawyer with valuable experience in a number of areas who now focuses his practice on divorce and family law, estate planning and administration, and civil disputes. Together with Norbert U. Frost’s vast experience in courtroom, the law firm is committed to providing clients with clear and balanced solutions to their legal problems. The Law Offices of Norbert U. Frost is available Monday - Friday for consultation at 1517 Tennessee Street, Vallejo, CA. Contact them at (415) 706-9103 or visit their website at http://www.nfrostlaw.com/ to view more information about the legal services that they offer.

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