3 10, 2018

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

By | 2018-10-03T07:49:57+00:00 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 [...]

27 03, 2018

What is Mediation?

By | 2018-05-31T08:54:34+00:00 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, [...]

11 09, 2017

When Can Your Company be Sued for Breach of Contract?

By | 2017-09-11T05:35:07+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Contracts|Comments Off on When Can Your Company be Sued for Breach of Contract?

San Diego business lawyers at Gehres Law Group, P.C. can provide assistance with understanding your obligations under any contracts you have entered into. If you fail to comply with the terms of a legally valid contract your company has signed, you could face a lawsuit for breach of contract. This could potentially result in the [...]

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 [...]

3 02, 2017

Importance of Annual Meetings for California Corporations

By | 2017-09-11T02:24:23+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Business Law, Contracts, Corporate Law|Comments Off on Importance of Annual Meetings for California Corporations

Did you know that failing to address your company’s corporate and legal compliance issues can lead to costly and avoidable consequences such as: -Legal claims by employees, shareholders, vendors or customers -Personal liability of owners/managers for company obligations -The potential for a dissolution of your company -Limited access to new capital or loans -A negative [...]