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11 09, 2017

What is Considered a Material Breach of Contract?

By | 2017-09-11T05:36:58+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Contract law|Comments Off on What is Considered a Material Breach of Contract?

Our skilled San Diego business litigation lawyers at Gehres Law Group, P.C. can provide representation in breach of contract claims. Contracts are agreements created between private parties, such as between individuals and businesses or between two business entities. A valid contract creates rights and obligations between the parties to the contract, and provides various remedies [...]

11 09, 2017

What is Required for a Contract to be Valid?

By | 2017-09-11T05:36:49+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Contract law|Comments Off on What is Required for a Contract to be Valid?

San Diego business attorneys at Gehres Law Group, P.C. can provide help in negotiating and drafting a contract that is legally valid. When you enter into a contract, one of your principal goals is to protect your legal interests. Contracts can facilitate many objectives, from guaranteeing on-time delivery of goods based on a promise from [...]

4 05, 2017

CALIFORNIA USURY LAWS: What you should know before lending or borrowing money

By | 2017-09-11T02:53:23+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Business Contracts, Business Law, Contract law, Contracts, Financial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CALIFORNIA USURY LAWS: What you should know before lending or borrowing money

Introduction Many business owners and individuals incorrectly believe they can charge any amount of interest to which the parties agree. However, unlike many contract terms, rates of interest charged by non-exempt lenders is limited in California to ten percent (10%) per year, even if the borrower is otherwise willing to pay a higher rate (or [...]

11 04, 2017

Are Class Action Waivers Enforceable in California?

By | 2017-04-11T07:56:05+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Contract law, Labor & Employment Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Class Action Waivers Enforceable in California?

While there is no doubt California courts have openly expressed hostility toward the enforcement of class action waivers, state court and ninth circuit court decisions finding such waivers unenforceable have been consistently reversed on appeal to the United States Supreme Court, where the waivers are contained in an agreement to arbitrate pursuant to the Federal [...]

8 03, 2017

Legal Considerations When Buying a Business: Summary of the M&A Process

By | 2017-09-11T05:46:59+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Business Law, Contract law|Comments Off on Legal Considerations When Buying a Business: Summary of the M&A Process

Thinking of buying a business? For any arms’ length transaction, it is critical that buyers take certain steps during the purchase process (also referred to as the M&A process) to protect their legal and financial interests. Assuming the buyer has already identified a viable target company to purchase, we summarize here the essential next steps [...]