3 05, 2019

PROTECTING PERSONAL ASSETS AGAINST LIABILITY FOR BUSINESS DEBTS IN CALIFORNIA

By | 2019-05-03T09:09:27-08:00 May 3rd, 2019|Asset Protection, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Financial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PROTECTING PERSONAL ASSETS AGAINST LIABILITY FOR BUSINESS DEBTS IN CALIFORNIA

Although no business owner ever wants to consider the likelihood of being sued for unpaid business debts, breach of contract, or damages caused by their employees, business activities, or the like, these events do happen. What’s more, if businesses do not plan properly, owners may become personally liable for the debts of the business. This [...]

29 03, 2019

PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

By | 2019-04-16T12:35:53-08:00 March 29th, 2019|Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Contract law, Corporate Law|Comments Off on PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Our San Diego business lawyers have previously written about corporate governance and compliance issues and the many benefits to business owners of addressing their Company's corporate compliance.  In this article, we focus on another reason to engage in best practices when it comes to corporate governance—Partnership Disputes and How to Avoid Them. Many clients contact [...]

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 [...]

17 04, 2018

What to Look for in a Business Attorney

By | 2018-05-31T08:54:23-08:00 April 17th, 2018|Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on What to Look for in a Business Attorney

Every business owner needs a reliable business lawyer. You have seen the articles – including our own – outlining what to look for in a business attorney. Experience, expertise, communication, professionalism, and availability are absolute musts. But what if you’re considering several different attorneys who all appear to have the foundational traits? Let us help [...]

4 05, 2017

California Successor Liability

By | 2017-09-11T02:51:49-08:00 May 4th, 2017|Asset Protection, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Corporate Law|Comments Off on California Successor Liability

If you are purchasing an existing business or even the assets of a business in California, it is important to consider to what extent your business will have exposure to successor liability following the purchase. California successor liability laws are significantly broader than those in some states, so being informed and taking steps to mitigate [...]