Monthly Archives: May 2018

What Are Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions?

What Are Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions? What Are Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions? Covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) are the rules set out by a homeowners’ association (HOA) with regards to homes in a planned community. Not all communities fall under this definition; therefore, when looking to
Posted in Homeowners Association Law

What Is Arbitration?

What Is Arbitration? What Is Arbitration? Arbitration is a binding dispute- resolving mechanism that takes place outside of a courtroom. An arbitrator, who is a third party, is presented documents and oral arguments by both sides of the case, often represented by their
Posted in law 101, Litigation Series, Personal law

Trademarking Essentials in California

Trademarking Essentials in California Trademarking Essentials in California Trademarks are one of the many protections afforded under Intellectual Property (IP) law. The purpose of a trademark is to distinguish a good through its use of a design, word, symbol, or phrase. While they are
Posted in Copyright Law

Dissolution Of A LLC

Dissolution Of A LLC Dissolution Of A LLC The mechanism(s) to dissolve a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”)in California is encapsulated, to a large extent, in California Corporations Code Section 17707.01. Nonetheless, the application of the mechanisms set forth in the Code section requires profound knowledge
Posted in Business Law, Corporate Law

Overview of Penal Code 476 PC

Overview of Penal Code 476 PC Overview of Penal Code 476 PC According to California Penal Code 476 PC, it is illegal to intentionally defraud another individual by using a check that is believed to be valid by the victim. This fraud offense can be achieved
Posted in Fruad

Merchandising Agreement For Motion Pictures

Merchandising Agreement For Motion Pictures Merchandising Agreement For Motion Pictures Parlaying film characters and corresponding film elements into commodities could proffer participants another financial conduit. Yet, not every motion picture is a proper conduit and not every corresponding merchandise a prudent investment. In this article,
Posted in Entertainment Law, Music Law

Title Insurance in California

Title Insurance in California Title Insurance in California Buying a property is a major financial decision, and buyers will want to make sure that their property is in good condition. One aspect of being in good condition is that the house’s title is protected
Posted in Real Estate, Uncategorized

Why Should You Be Extremely Cautious About Private Placement Securities?

Private Placement Securities Private Placement Securities Private placement securities are bonds, stocks or other instruments issued by a corporation to outside investors. These investments tend to be very risky partly because the issuers are usually under no obligation to register them with the
Posted in Business Planning

What Is Writ of Attachment in California?

Writ of Attachment in California? What Is Writ of Attachment in California? Writ of attachment is a pre-judgment provisional remedy that in some circumstances could ensure availability of sufficient assets to satisfy a judgment obtained against the defendant. There are specific requirements for plaintiff or
Posted in Business Law, Litigation Series

White-Collar Crime

White-Collar Crime Image   White-Collar Crime White-collar crime refers to non-violent crime committed in commercial sectors. It is compared to blue-collar crime, which more often can include a use of force. Those who commit white-collar crime are usually business professionals and they are
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