The Top 3 Mistakes of Buyers in a Merger and Acquisition

Because sellers and buyers view each side of the transaction differently, they can be blind to many important facts. Coachella Valley mergers and acquisitions firms are highly experienced in mergers and acquisitions to help your party view the transaction from a practical stance, which enables you to get the best deal for your position. The following list is just a few of the most common mistakes buyers and sellers make during a merger and acquisition. Continue reading

Guide to the Variety of Trusts Available

A trust is a legal document based on reliance and obligation to carry out the wishes of another if incapacitated or upon death. Previous assets are stored into the set up of a trust, which belongs to the trust itself, not the trustee. The trust is delegated according to the stated rules and instructions within the trust contract. Continue reading

What are Intentional Torts and How Are They a Personal Injury?

Intentional torts are those behaviors and acts that are done with a direct intention. This means that a person can either touch you with a purpose or intentionally threaten you, and a possible violation may have occurred. The person who is being assaulted or battered needs to have received a threat or hit. A Coachella Valley personal injury lawyer can help you to assess the viability of your intentional tort case. Continue reading

How to Resolve Issues with Business Litigation

Taking legal action requires individuals to jump through hurdles, and it requires people to deal with an overwhelming bureaucratic system. As the number of small businesses increase, business owners find themselves having to deal with legal issues they would not normally encounter while employed at a larger company. The recession and downturn of the economy have created an increasing trend of upstarts as people find that starting their own business has its advantages and its freedoms. Continue reading

Quick Way to Solve Your Municipal Legal Issues

SBEMP is a Palm Springs government law firm that has expertise dealing with numerous governmental relations issues. They have a long and storied history of drafting public contracts for projects of various sizes, including professional services and consulting agreements, land development and real estate documents, and public improvement agreements. They work diligently for all clients whether they are looking for a more routine agreement or a developer for a $100,000,000 site-remediation project. SBEMP negotiates agreements that eliminate vague and confusing language and make sure to anticipate and plan for future issues. Continue reading

Update on the Lawsuit of Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Vs. California Water Agencies

According to Turtle Talk, this month the U.S. Department of Justice stood in defense of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians who have brought a lawsuit against two California water agencies. The tribe is accusing the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency of mismanaging the groundwater by depleting it and then replenishing it with salty, impure water from the Colorado River. The ongoing conflict is currently in Phase One of litigation. Continue reading

The Possibility of Taxes Applied to Estate Inheritance

Planning for any sort of estate can be something you do not look forward to, but it is a must and something you need to do. Planning appropriately helps ensure the assets and money you’ve accumulated by yourself or your parents go to the appropriate person(s) after death. It is never a good idea to wait to plan an estate plan. With the assistance of one of our Palm Springs estate planning attorneys, you can have your estate plan completed. Continue reading

Do Past Injuries Keep You from Getting the Compensation You Deserve in a Personal Injury Case?

When a person becomes a victim of a personal injury accident, he or she may find it difficult to get properly compensated for their injury due to a preexisting injury. When a person has a preexisting injury, the defendant’s insurance company may feel that the plaintiff should only have limited compensation. The insurance company may develop a case revealing that the plaintiff’s preexisting injury is the reason behind the majority of pain and suffering experienced now. Continue reading

Advantages to Hiring the Best Estate Planning Attorneys

Estate planning is always a difficult thing to do, but it is something that must be done. In order to protect yourself and your family, you need to know where money and assets are going once you or your loved one has passed on. Dying without an appropriately set up will is extremely dangerous, as the government can access these items, heavily tax everything and simply reduce the amount of money and assets the family receives. However, with our Palm Springs trust and estate lawyers, it is possible to take care of the planning now for your peace of mind. Continue reading

The Benefits of Hiring a Corporate Attorney Over Using a Licensing Service to Start Your Corporation

Are you looking to incorporate your business? Branching out with your business can be a confusing process and a hassle. However, calling our Palm Springs corporate law firm can be the first step to getting started on incorporating your business successfully. Using an attorney to help you incorporate your business will give you a number of advantages, including: Continue reading

Starting a Local Business in Palm Springs? We Help You Meet Zoning and Land Permit Requirements

Starting a business in California requires prospective owners to take a variety of steps. These enable them to discover specific standards needed to start a company. Each jurisdiction will have certain requirements to meet before receiving verification. With this in mind individual’s who desire to begin their business need to follow basic steps to reach their goal. Continue reading

Do You Need a Trust?

A trust or a living trust is a legal document that somehow acts as your will while you are living. It puts all your assets into a trust used later for your benefit until the time you die. It then transfers to your heirs or beneficiaries. Continue reading

Information about the California Public Records Act: What Public Agencies Need to Know

The California Public Records Act (CPRA) states that, upon request and unless law duly exempts it, inspection and disclosure of government records may be published for the benefit of the public. The CPRA allows people access to information concerning the business conduct of government agencies. The Act promotes the most disclosure of governmental operations to protect the government’s accountability to the public. Continue reading

The Zen of Using Real Estate and Land Law Attorneys to Help with Zoning Laws

Real estate and land law attorneys in Palm Springs can help you understand local zoning laws and regulations. Zoning is the regulation of how and why the area of land is being used. With an inspection, the property and surrounding area must be safe, healthy, and in line with the community’s needs and involvement. Zoning also ensures the land use is in line with other residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Continue reading

How Our Government Legal Counsel Helps Municipalities Maximize Their Resources in Current Economic States

With the recent economic downturn and a historic number of citizens approaching retirement age, there has been an increased pressure on local government to deliver the same standard of community services with a significantly decreased budget. These budgets are further stressed by reduced state funding, declining revenue bases, rising pensions and labor expenses, a strict regulatory condition and a decreased proximity to the capital. Continue reading