Law Soup: California

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The California legislature has voted to send a proposal to the voters for a constitutional amendment (to the state constitution) securing abortion and contraceptive rights. See more at our Guide to Reproductive Rights in California.



Coronavirus help: Law Soup is pleased to let you know about our partner Rocket Lawyer’s new Coronavirus Legal Center.

This is a FREE, one-stop resource that provides no-cost Attorney Q&A, legal documents and critical information to help business owners take advantage of government relief programs to protect their business and aid pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

For workers and families, there is guidance on FMLA, paid family leave & leave of absence answers for employees.

Also, we have compiled some basic info and resources related to Coronavirus here.


AB5 Gig Worker Law: Author of AB5 now says she is interested in easing restrictions on freelance writers, photographers, musicians, and small businesses. Read more at Who is a Freelancer in California.




New California Consumer Privacy Law: Have you seen the new links on websites saying “Do Not Sell My Personal Information”? It’s all because of the new California Consumer Privacy Act. Learn all about it here.



Renter Rights: California has now become the 2nd state (after Oregon) to pass statewide rent control. But many cities already have rent control, even stronger than the new state law. What does it all this mean for your rent?

Check out our updated Guide to Rent Control in California.


Here are the currently popular areas of law, but you can also check out all of our LEGAL GUIDES.