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Although local Californians call it “the Bay,” the San Francisco Bay Area encompasses 101 cities and over 7,000 square miles. The San Francisco Bay Area is the United States’ most popular tourist destination and is seen as a hub of United States technology hosting companies like Google, Apple, and other Silicon Valley technologies. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of the largest urban parks in the world and hosts over 13 million visitors each year.
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a number of the best law schools in the United States, so it shouldn’t be a surprise to find out that some of the most capable California lawyers also reside in the Bay Area. Lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area take a wide variety of cases, some typical examples include: chapters 7 and 13 bankruptcy, child custody, immigration, wrongful termination, and DUI cases.
San Francisco based Twitter was recently knocked offline after a hacker broke into the system. Researcher Jose Nazario and Arbor Networks worked in collusion to remedy the problem but found another security problem. At least one hacker had been utilizing a twitter account which seemed to be sending out muddled messages. Instead of nonsense, the messages were used to control a network of 200 or more infected computers that were stealing Brazilians’ banking passwords.
If you have a lawsuit to file in the San Francisco Bay Area, you will probably be visiting one of the Bay Area’s many locations of the California Superior Court. Superior Courts in California have many different divisions with which to file and it is imperative you do so correctly. For instance, lawsuits are handled by the Civil Division, domestic issues are handled by the Family Division, and criminal charges will get you summoned by the appropriate court’s Criminal Division.
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