A Last Will and Testament (will), trust, or any other estate planning document can be contested with litigation if a family member can prove that their loved one was unduly influenced by another person, suffered from an incapacity of some kind, or was forced under duress to change his or her will. Contesting the validity of a will can be legally challenging, but if a will was executed for any...Read More
If you are considering starting a business partnership, congratulations! Partnerships involve using everyone’s strengths and business resources in order to establish and build a profitable and successful business. These are the key steps to take when entering into a partnership to ensure that your business starts off on the right legal footing.
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If you are in the process of determining how to structure your new business legally, you may feel overwhelmed. The following is a listing of your options if you are considering establishing a Limited Liability Company (LLC).
Single Member vs. Multiple Member LLC
The obvious distinction between a single member vs. multiple-member LLC is how many owners the LLC has, the company business...Read More
You may be considering starting a business, and establishing it as a Limited Liability Company (LLC). If so, there are several key elements that you should include in your LLC operating agreement to ensure that your legal rights are protected.
The equity structure of a business includes contributions, capital accounts, and how profits and losses are allocated. You should make...Read More
The California Probate Code 850 is commonly referred to as the Heggstad Petition and avoids the lengthy court probate process by asking a court to transfer a property to a beneficiary following a decedent’s death. This petition is typically used when a decedent created a valid trust but failed to property title one or more property in the name of the trust.
Filing an 850 Petition
If your...Read More
If you were in the process of estate planning, you may wonder how you will be able to finish your important legal documents during this time of global pandemic. Many areas are currently requiring shelter-in-place, and those that are not may be by the time this article is actually finished. The changes are occurring at a rapid pace, and you may wonder how your estate planning can be handled in...Read More