Monthly Archives: October 2018

Child Actors in California

Child Actors in California Child Actors in California Given that minors (those under 18 years old) can also be a part of the entertainment industry, it proves worthwhile to summarize some of the protections they have in the industry, and how their work contracts
Posted in Entertainment Law

Commercial Mortgages Rates

Commercial Mortgages Rates Commercial Mortgages Rates The latest data indicate delinquency rate increased by 9% for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). This is an ominous sign as commercial property owners are seriously having trouble paying their mortgages.  Let us further explore this important development of Commercial
Posted in Business Law, Real Estate

Fair Use In Copyright Rights

Fair Use In Copyright Rights Fair Use In Copyright Rights As part of intellectual property (IP) law, and used in entertainment law, fair use refers to certain limitations that have been placed on those who hold copyright rights. Being one of the many tools in
Posted in Entertainment Law

Committing Bribery in California

Committing Bribery in California Committing Bribery in California While we would like to think that all official positions are rid of corrupt practices, unfortunately, that is not the case. In California, there are a broad set of laws that deal with cases of bribery,
Posted in Personal law

Plea Bargains in a California DUI Case

Plea Bargains in a California DUI Case Plea Bargains in a California DUI Case There are many different forms of driving under the influence (DUI) charges a person can face, either based on the context of the crime or the person’s criminal history. Given that some of
Posted in Driving Violations

How You Should Prepare to Sell Your Business

How You Should Prepare to Sell Your Business How You Should Prepare to Sell Your Business Selling your business is often times a complicated process. It requires preparing your business to sell from the moment you decide to launch. Selling your business could even be more complicated than
Posted in Buying and Selling of Businesses

Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing

Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing Still frozen credit market, rather onerous or non-existent funding channels and business uncertainty have made it rather impossible to launch a new business. Nonetheless, a rather novel funding option may relatively
Posted in Business Planning

CAUTION: Why We Should Be Rather Wary of Gift Cards

CAUTION: Why We Should Be Rather Wary of Gift Cards CAUTION: Why We Should Be Rather Wary of Gift Cards The holiday season and accompanying shopping spree have spurred retailers to offer gift cards to customers, often for free. Despite the fact such specious generosity is better than nothing, consumers
Posted in Personal law

What Is The Escrow Process in California

The Escrow Process in California What Is The Escrow Process in California When dealing with real estate, there are many technical terms that the average person may not fully understand. One of these important terms is escrow. Escrow is defined as the process of depositing
Posted in Real Estate

Medical Malpractice Law in California

Medical Malpractice Law in California Medical Malpractice Law in California When you go visit a doctor, undergo surgery, or deal with medical professionals in any other capacity, you hope that the professional provides you with the best medical care possible. While in most cases the
Posted in Personal law