1. What’s in a name?

    Are you struggling to come up with a name for your new business? Not sure if the name is okay to use? What if there is another business in your state using the same name or a similar business name? What if that business sues you for using their name? And what if another business tries using your name? These are great topics to chat about with a business attorney. There are so many questions around…Read More

  2. When To Call Your Lawyer

    We’ve all seen the TV shows that show alleged criminals in handcuffs demanding to speak to their lawyer. Of course, the business world is exciting in entirely different ways from imaginary crime shows; therefore, it may be less clear in the general day-to-day shuffle of things as to when you should get your business attorney involved. Times You Will Need Your Business Attorney As a business owne…Read More

  3. Founder disputes

    When you first sit down with your business partners to come up with your business plan, everything is typically rosy. Like any relationship, the story usually begins with the joy and excitement over creating a new business. But, like any relationship, it takes two to tango. Eventually, every team will run into disagreements or differing opinions on how best to grow the business. Some teams will be…Read More

  4. Choosing a Name for your Corporation

    The first step in preparing to set up a corporation is choosing a name for your company It is important that the name is not the same or deceptively similar to another already existing company’s name. The California Secretary of State (SOS) will not grant a name reservation if your company name is not distinguishable from an already existing company. Names that may mislead the public – for exa…Read More