The 6 Types of Corporations in California

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

How Banks Can Minimize Litigation Exposure

Because of the nature of the banking industry, there is always the potential for banks to face litigation. Lawsuits can bring a host of repercussions that harm a bank’s viability and growth. Therefore, banks need to implement an array of strategies to minimize and mitigate the risks of a lawsuit. Likewise, financial institutions should develop systems to eliminate potential liability before it becomes an issue. Continue reading

The Phases of a Merger or Acquisition

Whether you’re considering a horizontal merger, in which you acquire a direct competitor or a vertical one, in which you take over one of your customers or suppliers, consider enlisting the help of our Palm Springs mergers and acquisitions firm. Our professionals can also help you acquire new markets in a market-extension merger, new goods in a product extension merger, or combine a wide array of specialties in a conglomeration Continue reading

What is Construction Defect Law?

The number of possible legal theories that a construction defect case can be based on is many. These can include breach of a contract with the builder, negligence or professional negligence by the builder, architect or engineer, strict liability breach of express written warranties, or warranties implied in law, failure to disclose, or concealment, and others. Continue reading

What Are Land Use Rights?

Zoning and land use regulations are put in place by local governments to protect public health, ensure the safety of those in the community, keep natural resources safe from harm and ensure that no building project endangers the environment. Continue reading

An Explanation Of Government Code 1090 Enforcement

The city attorney announced that Government Code Section 1090 is for board and committee members. Section 1090 is one of the primary statues that involve a conflict of interest. This law stops public officials from issuing a public contract in the same capacity when the official also holds a financial stake in the contract. Continue reading

When an STD Can Become a Personal Injury Claim in Court

In the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), cases of almost all STDs have risen at a sharp rate in the past decade. The highest at-risk group is individuals over the age of 65, however, the increase in infection exists across all demographics. STDs can result in serious discomfort and require immediate medical attention for proper treatment. Continue reading

The Role of Mediation and Arbitration to Resolve Disputes Instead of Going to Court

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

What is Probate Law?

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

What is a Typical Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury cases involve automobile accidents, and they provide a good example of how the tort system works. Drivers have a responsibility to exercise reasonable care any time they drive a vehicle. If you are injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses based on your state’s personal injury laws. Continue reading

2 Tips to Discuss Estate Planning with Your Parents

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