Attorneys, like doctors, receive a license to practice their profession by the governing agency which oversees their performance of the duties. In the State of California, the California State Bar issues a license to an attorney to practice law under the direction of the California Supreme Court. This license is issued to an individual who…

In litigation, the opposing parties continue to ask the Judge to determine “what is the agreement of the parties?” In business and in personal dealings, many individuals believe that a handshake or oral promises suffice; they learn too late that this is not the case. Individuals and companies need to have written agreements in place…

Each and every month, several readers and clients ask me the following question: “Is it true that incorporating in Nevada is best?” This question is prompted by the various ads on radio and in newspapers about the “benefits” of incorporating in Nevada. It is time to put these false and misleading statements to rest! The…

During the past year and a half that I have been writing this column, I have suggested several times that business operators and owners meet with a lawyer to perform a “legal check up” of their business operations. Several people have contacted me and asked that I explain what I mean by having a “legal…

Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas.

Adams also came to understand how important it was that his carefully crafted photos were reproduced to best effect. At Bender’s invitation, he joined the prestigious Roxburghe Club, an association devoted to fine printing and high standards in book arts.

Asset protection involves taking steps to assure that property that is owned by an individual is protected to the extent allowable by law from potential creditors. An individual who owns a business must takes steps early on to protect their personal assets, as such steps only provide protection on a go forward basis and not…

Everyday on the radio there is an ad for the preparation of a living trust and telling the listeners that they should create such a document. The issue that I would like to discuss in this article is the appropriateness of a living trust. A living trust is a form of estate planning that provides…

Given the complexities of business and daily involvement with the legal system, every business operator should establish a relationship with an attorney. I do not mean that every business owner should have an attorney on retainer, but every business operator should know of an attorney who they can call upon if the need arises and…

This is a different article for me to write. This article is not intended to be the complete authority relating to bankruptcy, nor is it intended to provide direct advice to all of the readers. The reason I am writing this article is because it is important for each company and individual to face up…

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