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August 7, 2019

Three Things You Must Know When Starting a Home Health Agency

Home health agencies have revolutionized elder care options, permitting many older adults to live in their own homes longer than before. These agencies are responsible for placing health care professionals - registered nurses, nursing assistants, physical therapists, or home care aides – in the patient’s home to provide primary care,…
July 31, 2019

The Business Activities Without Corporate Protection

Back to the Basics: Understanding Limits on Corporate Protection Protecting personal assets from liability for business activities that produce a loss, debt, or liability is one of the chief drivers motivating business owners to establish a corporation, limited liability company, or limited partnership when they set-up their new business. For…
July 18, 2019

Resolving Employee Disputes Before You are Sued

Preventing employee lawsuits and other legal claims is more challenging than you might think for a business. When your company is experiencing a staff problem such as an employee who continually comes in late, frequently takes days off, or is not performing his or her job, your first inclination may…
July 11, 2019

Buying a California Business

Get Advice from an Experienced Business Lawyer Buying an existing company is a great way to enter the market with an established customer base. You can obtain financing more easily, benefit operationally from existing systems and processes, and rely on the deep knowledge base of established employees. It may also…
June 10, 2019

Legal Considerations Before Signing a Commercial Lease

Most entrepreneurs do not understand that in a commercial lease the leasing agreement is whatever the parties decide. There is considerably less legal protection for a business in a commercial lease than in common residential leases. For example, in a commercial lease, the parties can opt out of many of…
June 1, 2019

A Legal Expert Should Be Reviewing Your Businesses Documents and Agreements

Here’s Four Really Good Reasons Many businesses don't often hire independent counsel to review their business documents. The documents in question can range from a simple sales contract between your company and a new client, to a commercial space lease for a new location, to a complex asset sale agreement…
April 17, 2019

Will a T-Mobile/Sprint business merger get approved?

Two major U.S. wireless carriers are reportedly almost ready to submit a proposed agreement to antitrust regulators for approval. This mega business merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is projected to draw negative comments from the current presidential administration as the antitrust regulators adamantly expressed disapproval of proposed AT&T/Time Warner merger earlier…
February 17, 2019

Three Labor Laws Every Employer Needs to Know

With unemployment rates hitting record-breaking lows and startups growing all around the Bay Area, companies in the Silicon Valley can’t fill roles fast enough. Whether you are planning to grow your team or hiring for the first time, our labor and employment attorney is an expert on the ever-changing laws.…
January 17, 2019

2019 New Sexual Harrassment Laws

Beginning January 1, 2019, the California legislature adopted several laws in the workplace with regards to sexual harassment claims against employers. These laws will impact any employee claims that have not reached resolution, even though the cause of action, claim or lawsuit may have arisen prior to the implementation of…
May 8, 2018

New Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Companies with Independent Contractors

Companies desire to hire independent contractors rather than employees to save money on overtime pay, payroll taxes, and unemployment and worker’s compensation insurance, just to name a few benefits.  But are companies taking advantage by misclassifying workers? Ride sharing and food delivery are a few of the big industries that…
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