A business litigation lawyer resolves commercial and business disagreements. This includes: Continue reading
Commercial litigation includes any and every dispute that arises between parties who are involved in some business relationship. The complexities of a business transaction require the guidance of a solicitor to draft and negotiate the terms and conditions of the agreement. If these terms and conditions are breached, the agreement provides remedies for the breach. A breach of contract may be a result of a good faith dispute or based on fraudulent or dishonest behavior. Continue reading
While most real estate transactions will have a ‘Full-Disclosure’ clause, there should still be an adherence to the phrase ‘Due Diligence,’ meaning it is your responsibility to understand exactly what you are a buying and, most importantly, that any and all legal requirements regarding the land and any structures are compliant with all laws and regulations.
Most of you have heard the phrase ‘Due Diligence,’ but in a state like California, the phrase ‘Environmental Due Diligence’ (EDD) is extremely important. On a federal level, there is the Environmental Protection Agency, an environmental regulatory commission on a state level and local municipalities. As you’ve probably heard or read in the news, California has some of the most stringent regulations regarding the environment. Continue reading
The Leasing Of Indian Trust Land
The secretary of the interior must approve the lease of all Indian land whether agricultural, mineral and gas, business or residential. Federal regulations still apply if the tribe has their own realty services and requires approval of the BIA. Federal regulations state the secretary can provide the required consent for landowners and groups. This means not all landowners are aware or have consented to all leasing decisions. Continue reading
What Is Corporate Law?
Essentially, corporate laws are the laws associated with business entities that include partnerships and corporations. Corporate law is also known as company or business law. They specify how a corporation is set up, the taxes, documents, and specific registration requirements. They also govern contracts, sales, and employees. They focus on the relationship between businesses and consumers. They provide the foundation that defines how commerce laws should be conducted. Continue reading
Business litigation deals with legal issues arising from a commercial relationship. In the majority of cases, it will involve disputes between two businesses or between partners involved in the same business. This legal practice area doesn’t include disputes between a company and their clients. Any business owner facing a potential dispute with another company or partner should consult with an experienced attorney specializing in this area of law. Continue reading
What Is Mediation?
Mediation is an assisted negotiation that involves a neutral third party to help resolve issues for individuals, businesses, and corporations. The goal is to help both parties reach an agreement that is acceptable to both of them. However, this may not always be a case. A mediator should never guarantee either party a specific outcome. Continue reading
Companies often make the unfortunate mistake of overlooking the importance of legal infrastructure. When they are faced with a lawsuit, they are left staggering, unable to complete normal operations because they did not have a proper infrastructure or a plan of action. However, there are several strategies and methods of preparation to develop and maintain a robust structure for your company.
There has been a lot of confusion when it comes to differentiating between business law and corporate law. While corporate law focuses on legal aspects governing sale and distribution of goods, business law covers legal aspects used in acquisitions, mergers, formation of companies and Continue reading
Probate is a legal process following the death of an individual. You will encounter this if the owner of the property you are listed as beneficiary dies.
Steps followed during the process include:
- Proving the will of the deceased person is valid in court.
- Identification and appraisal of the deceased’s property.
- Payment of taxes or debts owed. Continue reading
No business should exist that does not have qualified legal professionals reviewing their practice and ensuring they stay up to date with current laws and regulations. By hiring an attorney that works outside of the firm, a company can receive an extremely wide range of services that are important to their everyday success. Continue reading
When looking to conduct business with Indian Tribes, it will be essential to have knowledge of the history along with awareness of the evolving federal, state and Indian tribe laws that affect these parties. As a result it will be a good idea to get assistance from our Palm Springs tribal attorneys in a number of key areas. Continue reading
We work our entire lives to be prosperous and leave a legacy for our loved ones and charities we care about. Tomorrow is promised to no one and there should be legal documentation in place to ensure everything that has been worked for will be utilized how you see fit. Continue reading
Conflicts can be devastating when not solved in a professional way, either by involving a mediator, litigator or both. Disagreements may arise between business partners, individuals, family and many others. Mediation is the best tool to put out a fire during disagreements to come to a resolution before using litigation. Continue reading
The construction industry is using arbitration more and more in order to resolve disputes. Most members of the industry consider arbitration to have significant advantages when compared to litigation. Services like Palm Springs alternative dispute resolution services agree that there are many benefits to arbitration, but there are some negatives that should be understood as well. Continue reading