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5 Things to Know Before You Handle an Administrative Action

Many attorneys are unfamiliar with the forum when they find themselves involved in an administrative action. Don’t worry—these tips will help.

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Seven Key Issues in Handling a Professional License Discipline Case

Through professional licensing laws, California regulates the practice of professions and occupations as diverse as cosmotologists, funeral directors, and doctors. The California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) oversees many of the boards and bureaus that regulate professional and occupational licenses. Licensee’s can find themself in trouble and subject to discipline for a whole range of reasons, from incompetence to fraud. Handling professional license discipline cases can be very disorienting for attorneys who are unfamiliar with the area.