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What to Include in a Fee Agreement for Forming a Corporation

If you represent clients in forming a California corporation, you should have a fee agreement that is specifically tailored for that type of work. Here are the necessary provisions to include. Continue reading

New Year, New Laws for Business Lawyers

thinkstockphotos-498422290Were you able to keep track of the new legislative changes that will affect California businesses and business lawyers? Don’t worry, we did and here’s an overview of some of the key statutory changes you need to know about. Continue reading

Should You Form a Corp or an LLC?

177130937The following is a guest blog post by April E. Frisby of Newmeyer & Dillion in Newport Beach, California. Her practice includes securities, business transactions, corporate law, and estate planning. April provides advice on capital formation, business strategy, and legal matters to entities and business professionals.

A question I am often asked by clients and practitioners alike is: Should I form a corporation or a limited liability company (LLC)? The answer depends on several things, including investment considerations, tax issues, and management preferences. Continue reading

First Case Under RULLCA Highlights Important New Remedy

ThinkstockPhotos-177644758The following is a guest blog post by Michael J. Thomas, a solo practitioner and founder of Creative Vision Legal, a Bay Area law firm offering legal services tailored to artists, musicians, and small business owners. 

Finally, there’s been a case that substantively interprets California’s new LLC law, RULLCA. The case highlights a key remedial feature that distinguishes RULLCA from its predecessor, and clears up statutory ambiguities regarding the law’s effective date. Continue reading

What Form Should Your Law Practice Take?

470720971When starting your own law practice in California, one of your first decisions is what business form to use—should your practice be a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation? Don’t underestimate the importance of this choice! Continue reading

New Law for California LLCs

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A new law coming into effect in California on January 1, 2014  will govern the formation and operation of all limited liability companies (LLCs) in this state. It’s out with the old and in with the new! Continue reading

Before Starting Up a Start-Up

blog-87344376Internet start-ups are exciting ventures that can achieve remarkable growth on a shoestring. But smart entrepreneurs realize the value of hiring attorneys to form a legal entity for their start-ups, whether the entity is a corporation, partnership, or limited liability company. If a start-up comes to you for help, would you know the key pre-formation questions to ask?

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