Despite the name, a buy-sell agreement (sometimes referred to as a shareholder agreement or cross purchase agreement) doesn’t directly pertain to buying and selling a business in the traditional sense.
Informational articles that answer some of the most common legal questions.
When we think of estate planning, we often view it as a series of decisions that we make about personal finances, burial arrangements, and other affairs to be managed after
Many small businesses begin as a sole proprietorship. This is often the best choice early in the life of a small business. But over time, needs may change. Frequently, as
Your estate planning documents are among the most important documents you will ever possess. Therefore, they should be stored securely. However, estate planning documents must also be readily obtainable by
Purchasing a home requires a lot of decisions. Sometimes a choice seems obvious, such as the option to hire a home inspector. In other cases, you might worry that making
We all hope that after passing, our property will pass to the person or persons we choose. But how do we ensure that will be the case? In California, the
A new space for your business means new opportunities for growth and success. Of course, there is another side to that coin. Signing a commercial lease also creates financial and
You’ve found the perfect home, and it has a pool. You’re ready to proceed with a home inspection and possibly make an offer on the property. But wait; do you
Imagine that you’ve purchased a home, only to discover that the sellers purposely omitted details about the basement which routinely floods. (Yes, in fact there are basements in California!) Or,
With regard to real estate transactions, seller disclosures lend critical information to the final purchasing decision. Disclosures are designed to bring serious known issues to the buyers’ attention, concerning safety