Piercing the Corporate Veil

Under California law, a corporate identity may be disregarded — the ‘corporate veil’ pierced — where an abuse of the corporate privilege justifies holding the equitable ownership of a corporation liable for the actions of the corporation.” See Sonora Diamond Corp. v....

Under California Law, Employee Wages Cannot Be Attached Prior to Judgment

Under California law, employee wages are exempt from levies of attachment. See Code Civ. Proc. § 487.020(c) (“the following property is exempt from attachment: … (c) ‘Earnings’ as defined by Section 706.011.”); Code Civ. Proc. § 706.011(a) (“‘Earnings’ means compensation payable...

Legal Standard for Issuance of Restraining Order Against Harassment

California Code of Civil Procedure § 527.6 provides that, “[a] person who has suffered harassment … may seek a temporary restraining order and an injunction prohibiting harassment …” Code Civ. Proc. § 527.6(a). The statute was enacted “to protect the individual’s right to pursue...