26 04, 2019

ISSUES OF FRAUD IN BUSINESS CONTRACTS

By | 2019-04-26T11:15:09-08:00 April 26th, 2019|Business Contracts, Business Litigation, Contract law, Contracts|Comments Off on ISSUES OF FRAUD IN BUSINESS CONTRACTS

Contracts are the foundation that businesses, small or large, depend on daily to carry out their mission.  Most businesses exist by virtue of contracts, agreements of mutually dependent promises and obligations such as partnership agreements, articles of incorporation and shareholder agreements, limited liability operating agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, and many others.  Businesses hire their [...]

20 03, 2019

Formation of Contracts in California

By | 2019-03-20T12:24:28-08:00 March 20th, 2019|Business Contracts, Contract law, Contracts|Comments Off on Formation of Contracts in California

Introduction San Diego business law attorneys and litigation lawyers alike regularly deal with the law of contracts. Whether you are negotiating a contract or have hired a trial lawyer to pursue a breach of contract lawsuit, it is helpful to know some of the basic principles and laws governing contracts. In this article, we'll discuss [...]

3 10, 2018

Pitfalls to Avoid for Small Businesses, Non-profits and Start-ups in California

By | 2018-10-03T07:49:57-08:00 October 3rd, 2018|Asset Protection, Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract law, Contracts, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Law, LLCs|Comments Off on Pitfalls to Avoid for Small Businesses, Non-profits and Start-ups in California

Many small business owners and non-profits are unaware that their organization may not have the legal right to enter into contracts, prosecute a lawsuit, or defend against a lawsuit if their business does not maintain a qualified status with the California Secretary of State’s office (SOS) or the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). Contracts entered into [...]

31 05, 2018

Dynamex v. Superior Court: What the Independent Contractor Decision Means for Your Business

By | 2018-05-31T12:17:56-08:00 May 31st, 2018|Business Contracts, Business Law, Contract law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Dynamex v. Superior Court: What the Independent Contractor Decision Means for Your Business

The California Supreme Court’s April 30 ruling in Dynamex v. Superior Court is being described as a “game-changer,” “seismic shift,” and “a case that could have wide ramifications” for businesses relying on independent contractors. Those operating in the “gig” or “shared” economy, such as ridesharing apps and delivery services, will likely feel the largest impacts [...]

27 03, 2018

What is Mediation?

By | 2018-05-31T08:54:34-08:00 March 27th, 2018|Business Contracts, Business Law, Contracts, Family Law|Comments Off on What is Mediation?

When two parties are in a dispute, it is typically wise for them to consider alternative dispute resolution (ADR) prior to or pending litigation. Mediation is a form of ADR in which a neutral third party—usually a trained mediation attorney or retired judge—meets with the disagreeing parties to assist in reaching a settlement. In business, [...]