For a variety of reasons, entrepreneurs may decide to close the business they worked so hard to start and grow. Situations change and the need to dissolve an LLC or corporation may need to be addressed. An entrepreneur can grow tired of small business ownership or may simply want to retire. Possibly the business has been…

Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more than 5 hours in a workday, and 10 minutes breaks for every 4 hours you work. There are other requirements…

PAYDAYS: It is an employer’s obligation to pay you on the established payday regardless of whether the time-card is submitted. There is no exception in the law that allows an employer to require you to wait until the next payday, or even until the time-card is turned in. Your employer can comply with the law,…

Identify your content needs. In order to hire great content creators not to mention put together the kind of contract we’ll discuss shortly, you have to first define what types of content you need. For example, you could include: Weekly blog posts Social media updates Guest blogging Email marketing Pay-per-click ad copyrighting Identifying the specific types of content…

A spendthrift trust is a kind of trust that limits or altogether prevents a beneficiary from being able to transfer or assign his interest in the income or the principal of the trust.  Spendthrift trusts are sometimes used to provide for beneficiaries who are incompetent or unable to take care of their financial affairs. If…

The “ACTION” items below are critical to the continued success and growth of any business. Protect Your Business Name and Trademarks :  Building a powerful and meaningful brand is a top priority for most small business owners.  Unfortunately, protecting that brand from infringing, unscrupulous competitors often takes a back seat when we are overwhelmed with…

YES, in my opinion. While an attorney is not a legal requirement, online formation services and document providers will typically only provide you with fill-in-the-blank forms (form Operating Agreement, form Organization Minutes, and form Membership Interest documents), which unfortunately eliminates the main benefit of the LLC – the ability to customize the relationship of the…

No one is responsible for being bullied, for inviting the misery upon themselves. If the employer has known about the bully before and chosen to retain him or her (attorneys call it negligent retention), there may be a claim to asset. For example, liability for negligent hiring and supervision is based upon the reasoning that…

A hostile work environment is created by a boss or coworker whose actions, communication, or behavior make doing your job impossible.This means that the behavior altered the terms, conditions, and/or reasonable expectations of a comfortable work environment for employees. Additionally, the behavior, actions or communication must be discriminatory in nature.So, a coworker who talks loudly,…

Living Trusts Over the last two decades, the popularity of Living Trusts has skyrocketed. No longer are a tool just for the rich, Living Trusts one of the most common estate planning tools in use today. This legal arrangement, usually drafted by an estate attorney, creates a separate entity called a Living Trust. A Living…

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