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Is Now The Best Time To Buy An Existing Franchise?

While you might think that the COVID-19 pandemic is the worst time to start a business, in reality, it is an excellent time to consider buying an existing franchise. Find out exactly what franchise agreement opportunities exist right now. With a focus on small...

How to Handle Commercial Real Estate Law During COVID-19

Our society has been derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, with personal health and safety as the foremost concern. During this upcoming month, the next hot topic will be commercial real estate. April 1st was the first major "due date" of the commercial real estate...

Ensure Your Business Has Legally Enforceable Contracts

In the simplest terms, consideration can be seen as value. Under California contract law, mutual consideration (which is the exchange of value) is an essential element in the formation of any legally binding contract. Without it, a California court will most likely...

The New Gig-Worker Economy

Organizations hire for a range of roles — contractors, part-time, casual, freelance. Due to advances in technology and evolving customer expectations, new ‘freelance’ occupations continue to emerge. The gig economy signifies a new work world in which many are being...

What Is A Bad Operating Agreement?

Did you know that most litigation is due to partnership disputes involving a bad operating agreement? A business operating agreement is to your LLC what a prenuptial agreement is to your marriage. If your company doesn't have an operating agreement for LLC — you have...

4 Key Differences Between State And Federal Courts

There are two kinds of courts—state courts and federal courts. The court system that hears your case has a lot of impact on the outcome. For instance, if you happen to be involved in business litigation in California, the court system can have a significant influence....

Plan Ahead To Avoid A Partnership Dispute

Plan ahead and make sure if there is a disagreement that your company has a legal roadmap to follow by speaking to a San Jose business dispute lawyer. In the early planning stages of a business, partnership dispute solutions can be drawn out in legal documents that’ll...

What Does California Law Consider Fraud?

Fraud — in a legal context — is put within a narrowly defined category. In regular parlance, the nature of fraud is generally considered to mean that an individual has been deceived by someone who they rightfully trusted. The special nature of fraud, in many legal...

Tour de Menlo: Riding for Rotary Scholarships and Community Service

The day was perfect for a ride to enjoy the scenery, but the riders that gathered last Saturday, August 20, 1016 are not just there to enjoy the scenery or get their weekly dose of workout. They were there for a meaningful cause. They were participants in the Tour de...

San Jose Business Disputes FAQs

What is this lawsuit? Why am I being sued? A lawsuit is when a person or Company is suing another person or company to request that the Court decide a dispute. Usually, the person filing the lawsuit is looking for a Court to declare their rights or award monetary...

Attorney Nick Heimlich Will Ride at the Tour de Menlo

Attorney Nicholas Heimlich will be participating in this year’s Tour de Menlo event on August 20, 2016 at the Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, CA. Attorney Heimlich will be going for the 46-mile route of the tour. Nick Heimlich is a San Jose litigation lawyer...

Commercial Litigation

According to the Legal Dictionary, when a person, business, or entity enters into a lawsuit, whether they have filed the lawsuit, or are responding to it, they are entering into a process known as “litigation.” Lawsuits or “actions” are brought before the court for...