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Students Accused of Misconduct Get New Legal Rights to Defend Themselves
  • 14 May, 2020
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New Title IX Regulations The Department of Education recently released its new Title IX regulations, which restore critical due process protections to campus sexual misconduct proceedings.  Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued final rules for how public and private schools and colleges must address allegations of sexual misconduct, locking in protections for accused students and faculty … Continue reading “Students Accused of Misconduct Get New Legal Rights to Defend Themselves”

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Wallin & Klarich Proud to Sponsor Bench-Bar Golf Tournament
  • 6 January, 2020
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Southern California Law Firm Partnered with San Bernardino County Bar Association to Support Annual Golf Tournament  [SAN BERNARDINO, CA]: Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation officially partnered with the San Bernardino County BAR Association (SBCBA) to sponsor the 19th Annual Bench-Bar Golf Tournament held on October 25th.  For 144 years, SBCBA has provided its members … Continue reading “Wallin & Klarich Proud to Sponsor Bench-Bar Golf Tournament”

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Success Stories: Learning Under the Influence Can Lead to Expulsion
  • 19 November, 2019
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As much as a parent wants to believe their son or daughter won’t experiment with illegal drugs, there is no way to predict if (or when) some students will make a choice to rebel or give in to peer pressure. One of our recent cases from the Irvine Unified School District shows this to be … Continue reading “Success Stories: Learning Under the Influence Can Lead to Expulsion”

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Beware: Bullying Can Lead To School Expulsion
  • 5 November, 2019
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High school is a place where we hope our children will learn not only the basic education needed to move onto college or into a career but also that they will learn life lessons that will help them relate to others in the community. That learning process, however, is not perfect, and at times, our … Continue reading “Beware: Bullying Can Lead To School Expulsion”

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Winner of the Fall 2019 Wallin & Klarich Scholarship Announced
  • 7 October, 2019
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Southern California Law Firm Awards Education Scholarship To Student Who Faced Hardships Studying Criminal Justice [TUSTIN, CA]: Wallin & Klarich is proud to announce the winner of the Wallin & Klarich Scholarship for the 2019 Fall Semester is Kendyl Geathers. Though facing adversity, Kendal was involved in various extracurricular activities and graduated third in her … Continue reading “Winner of the Fall 2019 Wallin & Klarich Scholarship Announced”

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Wallin & Klarich Accepting Applications for 2019 Education Scholarship
  • 30 May, 2019
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  Wallin & Klarich $2,500 Scholarship Every person has a different story but none of those stories were created without a multitude of challenges. Wallin and Klarich recognize the road to a college degree is no easy task. We admire students who work diligently in the pursuit of higher education. Our scholarship was created to … Continue reading “Wallin & Klarich Accepting Applications for 2019 Education Scholarship”

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Title IX Investigations: Can I Cross-Examine Witnesses?
  • 10 April, 2019
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If you are accused of a crime, you are guaranteed certain rights. One of the most important of these rights is the right to confront and cross-examine your accuser and witnesses who are brought forward to testify against you. However, if you are under a Title IX investigation by your university for sexual misconduct, you … Continue reading “Title IX Investigations: Can I Cross-Examine Witnesses?”

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Title IX Hearing: What to Expect If You’re Accused of Sexual Assault on Campus
  • 4 March, 2019
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If you are accused of sexual assault on campus at a school that accepts federal funding, you will be subject to a Title IX investigation. What does this mean to you? It means that, in addition to a potential criminal case against you, you could face discipline from your college or university. What should you … Continue reading “Title IX Hearing: What to Expect If You’re Accused of Sexual Assault on Campus”

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Student’s Rights in a Title IX Sexual Misconduct Case
  • 1 March, 2019
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Sexual misconduct allegations at a college or university could span many different types of offenses, from sexual harassment to sexual assault or rape. If you are accused of sexual misconduct while attending a college or university that accepts federal funding, you could be facing both a criminal case and a Title IX school investigation. Depending … Continue reading “Student’s Rights in a Title IX Sexual Misconduct Case”

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Student Threats of Violence (Education Code Section 48900.7)
  • 26 February, 2018
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With the prevalence of violence in public schools today and the recent events involving student shootings nationwide, school administrators and law enforcement are taking a very hardline stance on threats of violence by students. Whether it is a comment overheard at school or a post viewed on social media, a threat of violence by a … Continue reading “Student Threats of Violence (Education Code Section 48900.7)”

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How to Win an Expulsion Hearing (Education Code 48900)
  • 30 August, 2017
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School expulsion is a scarlet letter on a student’s record. Students who are expelled not only have to attend a school out of the district, but an expulsion could also impact their ability to get into colleges and come up on background checks. That is why you need to know that every student who is … Continue reading “How to Win an Expulsion Hearing (Education Code 48900)”

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Should You Sign a Stipulated Expulsion Agreement with the School District?
  • 31 May, 2017
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When a student is recommended for expulsion from school, he or she is entitled to a school expulsion hearing. At the hearing, it will be up to a panel of teachers or school administrators to decide whether to confirm the recommendation to expel the student or deny it. However, before the hearing, the school district … Continue reading “Should You Sign a Stipulated Expulsion Agreement with the School District?”

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Understanding Student Rights in School Expulsion Cases (AB 1729 & Education Code 48900.5)
  • 24 May, 2017
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When it comes to the education of children, students have certain legal rights, and it is in your best interest to understand these rights if you are a student or the parent of a student. The first legal right was established by the Supreme Court in 1924 when it ruled that parents have the right … Continue reading “Understanding Student Rights in School Expulsion Cases (AB 1729 & Education Code 48900.5)”

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A School Suspension Can Lead to School Expulsion if You Don’t Know Your Rights
  • 17 May, 2017
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Most parents are caught off guard when they receive a call from their child’s school instructing them to come to pick up their child immediately. Once the parent arrives at the school, they are told that their child is being suspended for some alleged violation of the California Education Code. The vast majority of parents … Continue reading “A School Suspension Can Lead to School Expulsion if You Don’t Know Your Rights”

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Could Cyberbullying Lead to School Expulsion? (Education Code 48900)
  • 10 May, 2017
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Anyone who has ever attended school knows that bullying takes place among students. When you think of a bully, you probably think of someone who physically harasses others or forces other students to do his or her homework. However, there is a much different form of bullying that takes place in modern times: cyberbullying. Cyberbullying … Continue reading “Could Cyberbullying Lead to School Expulsion? (Education Code 48900)”

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How to Appeal a School Expulsion Hearing Decision
  • 16 May, 2016
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A child being expelled from school is a serious matter. Not only is the time away from school detrimental to the child’s education, it could have a lasting impact on his or her entire future. The decision to expel your child was likely made at an expulsion hearing. While it may seem like a decision … Continue reading “How to Appeal a School Expulsion Hearing Decision”

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Wallin & Klarich Gold Sponsor of Santiago Hills PTA Event
  • 11 September , 2019
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[IRVINE, CA]: The Law Firm of Wallin & Klarich maintains a deep commitment to students and their right to quality education. Wallin & Klarich supports students through community outreach programs, education scholarships–as well as providing representation for students in school disciplinary hearings. On March 8, 2019, Wallin & Klarich supported the Santiago Hills Parent-Teacher Association by sponsoring their …

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Paul Wallin Is Guest Speaker for AVID Students at CTMS
  • 15 June , 2019
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Senior Partner Paul Wallin had the privilege of speaking at the Columbus Tustin Middle School (CTMS) career day. Mr. Wallin spoke to about 100 middle school students about a career in criminal law. Students asked many interesting questions about what obstacles Mr. Wallin overcame to become the successful lawyer he is now.   “Quote from …

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Experienced School Expulsion Attorney Having Highlight Year
  • 30 May , 2019
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Matthew B. Wallin Continues to Ensure Fair School Disciplinary Processes for Students in 2019   The Law Firm of Wallin & Klarich maintains a deep commitment to students and their right to quality education. Wallin & Klarich supports students through community outreach programs, education scholarships–as well as providing representation for students in school disciplinary hearings. …

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