The establishment of a strong brand is a considerable investment for most small businesses. A business must stand out from the competition, and have a catchy name, or logo customers can identify with. Any logo, symbol, design, phrase, or name can be a trademark. Continue reading
Disputes can occur at all stages of a construction project. Construction litigation is risky, the damage awards can be large, and professional reputations, and emotions are often involved. Our Palm Springs business litigation law firm understands the interests, and the stakes of those involved. Resolutions require pragmatic approaches, and experience. Representation is required for contractors, suppliers, architects, developers, tenants, engineers, purchasers, insurance companies, and sellers. Continue reading
Many property owners and investors need an attorney to handle the legal process of owning real estate or real estate development. The regulations and rules make it tricky, and because of planning permits, zoning permits, and incentives, there is a lot to accomplish.
Business contracts are vital to the business world. They ensure that corporations and individuals fulfill their obligations and they can be legally enforced. When the terms of a contract are not met, it is considered a breach of contract and the injured party can then file a lawsuit.
In today’s world of business, most business organizations are fond of suing other firms and, the same time, are being sued. However, if a firm is not careful, they can find themselves on the wrong side of the arm when a lawsuit becomes serious, and a legal battle erupts. This is because the hearing sessions can take a long duration before a verdict is met. At the same time, both parties entangled in the lawsuit end up spending a lot of money in solving the case. It is for this reason that most parties that find themselves in such a situation opt to engage in an alternative dispute resolution as a better way of solving their differences. Continue reading
Know Your Zoning Laws
If you are considering buying some land, you first need to get familiar with the zoning of the property. The federal, state, or even the local governments has a say in how the land is to be used. Property can normally be designated for either commercial or residential. If you are unsure on the zoning for the property, contact your local planning agency or one of our Palm Springs real estate lawyers. Continue reading
Scher v. Burke (June 15, 2017, S230104)
Many substantial private landowners records observe, under the arrangements of the Civil Code, with a specific end goal to guarantee that open utilization of their property does not transform into a suggested devotion of their territory to people in general. Those landowners can rest all the more safely in the wake of this choice. Continue reading
There is not much worse in life than having to spend time and energy going to court to settle a dispute. You have heard about arbitration, but you thought that it could only be used in big dollar amount cases, and not for your small claim commercial case. Arbitration uses a third party to settle a claim, the third party will review the evidence and come to a decision that is legally binding and will be enforced by the court. Continue reading
Environmental statutes are established at the federal level. The state is often more stringent yet never more lenient. The EPA website explains all the laws. Incentives to protect cultural and historic resources are established by The National Historic Preservation Act. Continue reading
We find that people involved in a legal action assume that a day in court is the only way to resolve the matter. However, it is important to realize that there are other options available to save time and money. Included here are a few alternative methods that have been used successfully to settle a legal matter out of court. Continue reading
It isn’t easy to navigate through the technical issues that arise in corporate transactions involving technical issues related to environmental matters. The maze of complex regulatory requirements and resulting liabilities can be difficult to understand. Today, public awareness and the urgency to move toward sustainable living creates business risks and opportunities. Continue reading
What Exactly Are Land Use Laws?
Primarily enacted to protect the environment, land use laws govern how individuals can use specific parcels of property, regardless of if they are privately owned. Land use laws vary from state to state, and the governing of and modifications of these laws are administered by municipalities within these states. Continue reading
Oftentimes, lawsuits can take many months, if not years, to resolve. In that time span between when suit is brought and judgment is entered, a defendant may try to put his or her assets beyond the reach of the plaintiff and the court. It becomes impossible to satisfy the claim and the judgment becomes worthless. Continue reading
Our Coachella Valley real estate attorney helps clients through complicated, difficult real estate transactions, both nationally and internationally. Our firm advises and represents clients who own property, develop property, or finance real estate sales or development. We also represent contractors with interest in real estate development projects in Riverside County. Our law firm can help you with foreclosures, eminent domain issues, and residential or commercial leases.
Real estate finance transactions require the services of a legal professional. This is true whether the transaction is relative to development or investment. The lawyer is engaged in order that the deal is properly negotiated and that all relative documents are acquired, and, summarily, reviewed. The real estate legal professional is particularly important, to client needs, in that he provides reports to the lending institutions, and the borrower. The reports address information regarding the property’s title—which is in the process of being acquired. Continue reading
An attorney at our Coachella Valley real estate law firm will help you go over documents that include property transactions. They’ll go over leases, purchases, appraisals, and mandatory inspections. Unfortunately, environmental and insurance issues will arise, but a real estate professional can help. In fact, they will fight for you in court against these kinds of issues. A competent attorney can help you reach a settlement before any court action is warranted. Continue reading
Corporate restructuring is the process by which organizational changes are made to increase a company’s value, help it to adjust to the demands of growth, make it more competitive in the marketplace, help it survive adverse economic conditions, and/or position the company to move in a new direction. Continue reading
The state laws govern your business partnership’s operation and creation rules without a partnership agreement. Every state has variations regarding the Uniform Partnership Act. A partnership constitution allows your business tailors its standards and operations fit the company. Your Continue reading
When forming a new corporation in the U.S., each state has different requirements. California has a particular set of requirements and there are some very good reasons to incorporate a business. Coachella Valley corporate attorneys are experts in professionally setting up new American corporations. Continue reading
Cases often demand more of courts than they can reasonably accommodate. When that’s the situation they must consider legal alternatives to resolving disputes. Mediation and arbitration allow for a flexibility that allow for expedited resolution of certain cases, and they’re it’s fast becoming the preferred method by many lawyers and courts alike, even if many have trouble distinguishing between the two. Continue reading
Standardized business practices would ensure efficiency, however reality is contrary. Business proponents carry their perspective into work regardless of how hard they may try to shake off preconceived notions, naturally leading to disagreements. Conflicts that are not compromised lead to litigation. Continue reading
Some people are not comfortable discussing death and illness with their aging parents. In truth, all of us will get older and have to rely on others for various forms of support. While the aging process can be difficult you can lessen the strain by planning ahead of time. It is important to sit down with your parents and discuss their future with them. Continue reading
When building a major construction, there are so many factors that the builder has to consider, one of them being the legal aspect. Every builder in Coachella Valley, looking to make a new construction should thoroughly understand the Coachella Valley construction law before hiring a contractor. Continue reading