sabbatical vacation

Vacation Time Disguised as a "Sabbatical" May Require Employee Compensation Upon Termination

Many larger companies allow employees to take extended time off from employment…


past due debt

How to Collect a Debt

During the economic downturn of the last few years, an increasing number of our…


Buy-Sell Agreements: An Introduction – Part I

Assume that you hold 50% of the shares in a successful corporation.  The other…


Should I Provide My Zip Code To Retailers Who Ask?

When you check out at your local retail store, it has been the custom of many…


making a deal

Will Questions About 998 Offers Ever Cease?

For a simple statute, at least in concept, California Code of Civil Procedure…


doing business with a suspended corporation - The Law Of Suspended Corporations In California

The Law of Suspended Corporations in California

In California, both the Secretary of State's office and the Franchise Tax Board…


Business Partnership Dissolution

Ending the Business Marriage - Dissolving the Partnership

Just like most marriages, the beginning of most business partnerships are…


Angry Man

Frosted Ice Cream Customer Faces the Cooler; Appellate Court Warms to the Task

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” An annoyed Cold Stone…


Non-Compete Clauses After Edwards v. Authur Andersen LLP

For years California employers have routinely had employees sign noncompetition…