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Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Good Contract Should Be Like Goldilocks

By |2018-07-03T22:21:05-07:00April 27th, 2018|Contracts, Counsel|

One of the fundamental building blocks of a business is the contract.  Almost everything in business is based on the contract.  Ask any attorney and they can recite the basic elements of a contract: offer, acceptance, and consideration.  It's too bad that's not all there is when it comes to a contract otherwise we [...]

Limited Liability Company v. S-Corporation

By |2018-07-02T19:30:35-07:00April 26th, 2018|Business Formation|

One question that I get asked, is "Which should I choose an LLC or an S-Corporation?" In the ultimate lawyer fashion, I usually respond with, "It depends." Schedule a consultation today! CONSULTATION LLC Benefits An LLC is a relatively new type of business entity.  It offers a simple structure, limited liability, and pass [...]

Why You Should Hire an Attorney Rather Than Legal Zoom

By |2018-07-02T19:48:43-07:00April 25th, 2018|Business Formation|

A common question I get asked is, "Why should I hire you instead of Legal Zoom?" If you are in California or would like to form a California business entity please schedule a consultation today. CONSULTATION There are several reasons why you should hire me and not Legal Zoom. Legal Zoom is Not [...]

Surprise! It’s a Corporation!

By |2018-07-02T19:50:49-07:00April 24th, 2018|Business Formation|

Perhaps the question that I get asked the most is, "If an LLC gives me liability protection and pass-through taxation, why would I want to form a corporation?" If you're in California or plan on forming a business in California, please schedule a consultation.  We will discuss the best entity choice for your business. [...]

Liability Insurance v. Limited Liability Company (LLC)

By |2018-04-20T21:09:24-07:00April 23rd, 2018|Counsel|

A common misconception is that liability insurance is better than an LLC. This is categorically untrue. Liability insurance has its place in protecting your business and personal assets just like having an LLC.  They fulfill different roles and should be used together not separate.  If you would like to discuss your particular situation please [...]

To LLC or Not to LLC, That is The Question!

By |2018-04-20T17:03:28-07:00April 20th, 2018|Business Formation|

One of the questions that I get asked often, is "do I really need an LLC"? Like a good attorney, my answer is, "it depends." The choice of whether or not to form an LLC depends on a number of factors.  You should review your goals with a licensed attorney in your state to [...]

Limits on Limited Partnerships

By |2018-04-06T15:23:23-07:00April 6th, 2018|Business Formation|

You need the money. You have found the perfect partner. They are willing to put up the capital and be a "silent" partner. The problem is, they do not want to be liable for the partnerships' debts. Limited partnerships might be the perfect solution. They have some significant benefits over sole proprietors and general partnerships.  They [...]