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Choosing the Right Partner for Your Business

One of, if not the most important decisions that you will make in starting a business is selecting the right partner. Choosing a business partner is somewhat like choosing a romantic partner. This is especially true, as you may spend as much – if not more – time with them as you do a spouse. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2023
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What to Know About Undue Influence in California

The decision of whom to leave things to in your will and how to set up your estate planning documents is one of great importance. Sadly, sometimes when someone is in a vulnerable state they can be excessively persuaded to act or refrain from acting in a certain manner by someone who overtakes their free […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2023
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The Legal Impact of Death on Property Co-owned with Children

The real estate market remains touchy. Inflation has made it much more difficult for young people to purchase property. That’s why many mothers and fathers will co-sign on a mortgage since their child would be ineligible.  While a nice gesture, co-owning property can prove complicated – especially after the death of one of the parties. […]

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2023
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Mergers vs. Acquisitions: Here’s What You Should Know

Sometimes companies participate in a merger and acquisition in order to increase the shareholder value over what each company would be separately. This often happens when businesses are struggling. But because M&As require a great understanding of the law as well as each company’s operations and goals, it’s often extremely helpful to find a legal […]

  • Posted on: Feb 16 2023
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How to Remove a Trustee

When someone (a “settlor) establishes a trust, one of the things that they will have to decide on is who will serve as its trustee. Since the trustee will be the one overseeing the trust and being responsible for its beneficiaries, it’s important that he or she is someone who may have good legal knowledge, […]

  • Posted on: Jan 20 2023
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What to Know About Forming a Partnership in California

When you are looking to start a new business, there are many things to consider. The first thing you’ll need to decide is what type of business entity you wish to form. You can choose to form a formal business entity such as a corporation, limited liability company (LLC), or a partnership. Those who choose […]

  • Posted on: Jan 12 2023
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Inheritance Choices in California: In Trust or Outright?

Many parents wish to leave assets to their children. One common way of doing so is through the creation of a Trust. Another is to do so outright. Doing so outright means that your assets will be distributed to your kids now. Receiving your assets in a Trust means that the assets you wish to […]

  • Posted on: Dec 10 2022
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Is the Probate Process Mandatory?

Probate is a legal process during which a court will look at a decedent’s estate and how his or her assets are to be distributed. During probate the court will look to validate a will (if there is one), and will also appoint an executor or, an administrator if there is no will. This appointed […]

  • Posted on: Nov 18 2022
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Selecting Environmentally Conscious Burial Options in CA

Many people are concerned about the impact that their own actions are having on our environment and are looking for ways to be more environmentally conscious. For some people this even includes what to do with their body when they pass away.  Burial solutions that are gaining a lot of traction are green burials, commonly […]

  • Posted on: Oct 19 2022
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Should I Incorporate My LLC in Delaware?

When you’re forming a limited liability company (LLC), you can choose to do so in any state. So, why do so many businesses choose to do so in Delaware – even when they don’t reside there? The short answer is because of the benefits. Here are some of the reasons why you may want to […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2022
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