THE CALIFORNIA UCC AND ME

Why should I care and what should I know? Whether you’re a small business owner who’s hoping to expand, or just getting started; or, as often times in today’s economy, in need of some extra capital to stay afloat, you’re more than likely going to come into contact with a UCC Form-1 filing. What is [...]

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WHAT CONSTITUTES FRAUD IN CALIFORNIA

A cause of action for fraud can arise when a party misrepresents material facts, makes false promises, or otherwise deceives another party with the intention of depriving them of their money, property, and/or rights as discussed in this article.

By | 2019-08-27T14:49:45-08:00 August 27th, 2019|Asset Protection, Business Contracts, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Ligitation, Contract law, Contracts|Comments Off on WHAT CONSTITUTES FRAUD IN CALIFORNIA

TOP 5 REASONS TO HAVE A LIVING TRUST IN CALIFORNIA

Many of our California based clients have heard that having a living trust can benefit them, but often don’t understand why it is beneficial to have a living trust. Below are some of the more common ways a living trust can aid in achieving your estate planning objectives. 1. Avoid probate. Avoiding probate is a [...]

By | 2019-08-01T08:27:59-08:00 August 1st, 2019|Asset Protection, Estate Planning, living trust, revocable trust, trust, Wills and Trusts|Comments Off on TOP 5 REASONS TO HAVE A LIVING TRUST IN CALIFORNIA

SCOTUS RULING STRIKES DOWN BAN ON SCANDALOUS AND IMMORAL TRADEMARKS

For decades the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has refused to register trademarks consisting of words or symbols deemed “immoral’ or ‘scandalous’, in accordance with Section 2(a) of The Lanham Act.  In recent weeks, however, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down this long-held prohibition when it ruled that the refusal to [...]

By | 2019-07-18T13:13:13-08:00 July 18th, 2019|trademark, Trademark, Trademarks & Copyrights, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SCOTUS RULING STRIKES DOWN BAN ON SCANDALOUS AND IMMORAL TRADEMARKS

WHERE TO INCORPORATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Introduction Many California business owners have heard and read that Delaware is the best state in which to form their entity due to their business-favorable laws. In particular, Delaware has historically offered: the most favorable franchise tax rules and been the most pro-management from a legislative and judicial perspective; broader protection for board members against [...]

By | 2019-07-18T13:19:37-08:00 June 14th, 2019|Business Formation, Corporate Law|Comments Off on WHERE TO INCORPORATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS