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  • What’s in a Name? Ask Candi Bimbo Doll?

    Published On: April 19, 2024

                “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose- by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. That my friends is our clever lead into today’s column.

    Candi Bimbo Doll

                Candi Bimbo Doll, originally Samantha Wood, petitioned the Superior Court on her own to officially change her name to Candi Bimbo Doll. She explained that she used that identity for well over a decade and “the name is the last thing left.” No one […]

  • Co-Parenting With a High Conflict Person

    Published On: April 1, 2024

                Co-parenting with a high-conflict person (“HCP”) can be mentally, physically, emotionally, and even financially draining. HCPs frequently engage in patterns of high conflict behavior that increase, rather than reduce or avoid, conflict. The conduct can be intentional, defensive, sporadic, and even pathological.  If you are co-parenting with an HCP, you may notice that your ex seems to thrive on conflict and is energized with each emotionally fueled exchange, while you feel depleted, frustrated, and utterly baffled by the unfairness of it all.  […]

  • Is the Failure to Follow the “Surfing Code and Rules of Etiquette” Grounds for Liability?

    Published On: March 29, 2024

                You avid readers of the Law Review know we have written about plenty of sports injury cases, where the party that allegedly caused the injury and was sued, defends on the basis that the injured party “assumed the risk.” Assumption of the risk defenses are common for snow skiing injuries, but according to the Second District Court of Appeal no assumption of the risk case has ever been decided regarding surfing. Until now.


                Patrick […]

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