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Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A.

401k Lawyer | Serving Santa Monica, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

305-374-1920

Securities Lawyers/Law Firm With Experience Handling NASD, FINRA, NYSE, AAA, and Pacific Stock Exchange Securities Arbitrations and Securities Litigation in State and Federal Courts

Our law firm’s securities lawyers have significant experience handling NASD, FINRA, NYSE, AAA, and Pacific Stock Exchange securities arbitrations and securities litigation in state and federal court. We have handled cases throughout the United States and Latin America involving a broad range of securities, including but not limited to: stocks, bonds, options, hedge …

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Shustak Reynolds & Partners, P.C.

401k Lawyer | Serving Santa Monica, CA

Free Consultation

310-430-4688

Securities Law Firm, Representation of Broker-Dealers, Registered Persons, Investment Advisers, and Investors - Serving all California.

When you have a complex legal problem you need smart, sophisticated and practical lawyers on your side. Shustak Reynolds & Partners, P.C., is a specialty law firm with a national practice focused on securities and business law, financial services law and business and securities litigation and arbitration. Our offices in San Diego, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Francisco and …

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Kushner Carlson, PC

401k Lawyer | Serving Santa Monica, CA

949-421-3030

Aggressive | Client Centered | Innovative

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The Law Office of Jonathan Schwartz

401k Lawyer | Serving Santa Monica, CA

Free Consultation

Former SEC Attorney, Representing Customers and Brokers Since 1972.

In the sphere of securities law representation, there are few attorneys who maintain solo practices and who are unencumbered by obligations to the powers behind the securities industry. Even less common in the Los Angeles area are independent securities attorneys who have intimate experience with the machinery of securities regulation and legal process, yet have chosen to …

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401k Retirement Plan

Many employers contribute a certain percentage to an employee's contributions to a 401k retirement plan that is managed by a third party. The contributions are not taxed until they are distributed. Most employers have certain conditions and eligibility requirements in place for their plans.

Why a 401k Lawyer Is Important

Retirement plans are long term investments, but a person's situation can change when hardships, illness, or accidents intervene. You may need to take money out of your 401k plan which generally has punitive results such as fees. Before withdrawing money, consult with a Santa Monica lawyer who handles 401k issues. You may be entitled to an exception to avoid the penalties.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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