Your Legal Rights Podcast

Attorney Jeff Hayden talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation.

Landlord Tenant Law

Listen to Landlord Tenant LawLast time we ran this program, we were looking at a massive budget suprlus, the governor and legislators found money to help more folks in the offing, funds earmarked for covid-rental assistance remained undistributed and tenants are getting rejections without notice and reasons.The budget surplus is rapidly evaporating. The stock market, and hence investment portfolios, are down in the neighborhood of 20 percent. With interest rates climbing, the sellers market has cooled, fewer folks can afford to buy, and pressure on renters seems almost inevitible.Where do landlords and tenants stand right now?Joining YLR Host Jeff Hayden are three of the best: Jessica Chylik, David Finkelstein and Sal Timpano.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Call us, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

Homeless and Mentally Ill: Is the CARE Act the Answer?

Listen to Homeless and Mentally Ill: Is the CARE Act the Answer?YLR Host Jeff Hayden and tonight’s co-host, Dean Johnson, are joined tonight by Dr. George Bach-Y-Rita, a recently retired psychiatrist and published author of scholarly journals and articles, who was board certified in psychiatry and in neurology and practiced medicine for some 50 years.Homelessness has become one of the most visible and widely discussed issues not only in the bay area, but across the nation.Last week Governor Newsom signed the “CARE Act” -- touted as both a new paradigm for mental health treatment and at least part of the solution to the problem of homelessness -- into law, permitting family members, first responders and “others” to ask the courts to create and enforce treatment plans for people who are allegedly mentally ill.While the act has been touted as both a new paradigm for mental health treatment -- and at least part of the solution to the problem of homelessness -- civil rights groups and homeless advocates have suggested that the care act may mask a hidden agenda.

Cryptocurrency -- Has the Time Come?

Listen to Cryptocurrency -- Has the Time Come?The Securities and Exchange Commission has expressed its intention to crack down on those cryptocurrencies which they contend are securities – which include most of them; and, while the best-known cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, Ethereum – stand strong, others have not been so stable, or even collapsed, such as the case with three arrows capital.Is it time ?