Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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May 18, 2018 • By Dennis Beaver

If you’ve written a book and are dreaming of the day that you can see it in print, the next few minutes will help keep you from being ripped off. Like many others, you could lose thousands of dollars, and pay the same high emotional price that “Dr. G” did the day he phoned our office in a panic.

“Mr. Beaver, I need to see you about my book,” said Dr.G. His anger and frustration came right through the phone lines.

Ten minutes later, in walked 75 year old Dr.G and slapped book manuscripts on our conference table. He stammered, “In 2016 they told me I had a great book that would do very well in the medical community. A few days ago they just sent all this back with a letter saying that there was no market for it! But they kept my original manuscripts and medical slides! Years of work! I paid them $10,000! Look at this stuff! It’s all blank pages!” he said, trembling…click here to read more