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Pleasanton is an Alameda County city that is home to many corporate headquarters like Safeway Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Oracle. Pleasanton is also home to the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, and the Hacienda Business Park.
Lawyers in Pleasanton take cases in immigration, divorce, personal injury, intellectual property, and wrongful termination cases. Pleasanton lawyers are familiar with local Alameda Superior Courts and will be able to assist you in solving your legal issue.
It’s not likely that you see gun shows at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton anytime soon. The 9th Circuit U.S. District Court ruled that the fairgrounds could be considered a sensitive place under a 1999 Alameda County ordinance which makes carrying a gun a misdemeanor crime if caught on county grounds. The attorney representing gun show promoters have yet to file an appeal.
The Alameda County Superior Court is where most Pleasanton cases start. However, there are many jurisdictional divisions and it is important you file correctly. Divorces and domestic issues are handled by the Family Division, lawsuits are heard by the Civil Division, the Criminal Division will summon you, and trusts and estate administration issues are relegated to the Probate Division. Others include Juvenile, Small Claims, and Traffic court Divisions.
The best way to be sure that you are filing with the correct court is by consulting a bar certified Pleasanton lawyer from LegalMatch. LegalMatch also provides reference materials like an online law library, forums on many legal topics, newsletters, and tips on how to select the best lawyer for your specific legal issue.
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