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Murrieta is a Riverside County bedroom community that largely serves San Diego and Orange Counties. Murrieta has grown significantly in recent times with its population nearly quadrupling since 2000.
Murrieta’s rapid growth has brought a number of lawyers to the region that are knowledgeable of local court procedures. Lawyers in Murrieta take many different kinds of cases; some typical examples consist of: real estate, divorce, personal injury, wrongful termination, and DUI cases.
Recently, Murrieta residents James Duncan, Hendrix Montecastro, and Maurice McLeod are being sued by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for an alleged $118 million scheme that targeted military families. McLeod, Montecastro, and Duncan purportedly worked together selling false securities that were promised to cover mortgage payments but instead left many bankrupt and in foreclosure. The scheme is very reminiscent of Madoff’s Ponzi-Scheme which used incoming money pay off previous loans. Compensation, interest, and injunctions against the Murrieta men are all sought in the lawsuit.
If you are filing for divorce in Murrieta, you’re likely to be visiting the Riverside County Superior Court and filing with their Family Division which is responsible for all domestic issues including domestic violence and child support. If you want to file a lawsuit, you’ll be going to the same court but filing with the Civil Division. The Criminal Division of the Superior Court is responsible for summoning those with cases pending against them.
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