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Illegal Sexual Services

Illegal Sexual Services Illegal Sexual Services California state law considers sexual intercourse and acts of prositution illegal. Penal Code 647b states that illegal sexual services include: soliciting sex work, agreeing to sex work and getting paid or paying for sex work. The law
Posted in Criminal Defense

Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California Extortion Crime in California Extortion is a common crime that most of us are used to calling “blackmail”. Extortion crime has been popularized in culture by celebrities and well-known people in society. However, the fact of the matter is, everyone
Posted in Criminal Defense, Fraud, Litigation Series, Personal Law

Sports Endorsement Contract

Sports Endorsement Contract Sports Endorsement Contract Negotiating a sports endorsement Contract is a unique and challenging endeavor for agents, legal counsel, and athletes. The athlete (client) needs to know that their team of lawyers, agents, and managers are providing a solid foundation for
Posted in Entertainment Law

Corporate Taxes 101 for California Business Owners

Corporate Taxes 101 Corporate Taxes 101 for California Business Owners Business taxation structure differs in every state. The legal entity of a business in California determines whether the income of a business is submitted through personal income tax or corporate tax. This is
Posted in Business Law, Commercial Leasing, Corporate Law, Law 101

Depositions in California

Depositions in California Depositions in California When a party or non-party witness is questioned orally under oath it is called a deposition. Those who are facilitating the questions are called “deposition officers”. Depositions are valuable because it is considered a sworn written testimony
Posted in Litigation Series

Protecting Your Brand

Protecting Your Brand Protecting Your Brand When starting, maintaining, and building your brand it is imperative to make sure you implement protection measures in order to defend your intellectual property and prevent counterfeiting. In order to protect yourself from these law violations, lawyers
Posted in Business Law, Copyright Law

Child Pornography in California

Child Pornography in California Child Pornography in California California law ensures that children are safe and protected and those who violate such laws are apprehended. Those who participate in any aspect of child pornography are addressed in the California penal code, section 311. This
Posted in Criminal Defense, General

Music Royalties

Music Royalties Music Royalties The music business is a complex and nuanced business that is made up of various roles. Making money off of songs (royalties) is not a straightforward process and does not fall into one category. For instance, there are
Posted in Music Law

Auto Burglary Crime in California

Auto Burglary Crime in California Auto Burglary Crime in California Auto burglary is one of the most common crimes in the world. In a state like California, where roughly 15 million cars are registered, car robbery is a common occurrence. California has instituted car burglary
Posted in General

Publicity Rights

Publicity Rights Publicity Rights It is common knowledge that public personals, such as celebrities or well known, respected individuals have publicity rights. However, when it comes to the promotional use of someone’s name or brand, ALL individuals have the right to control
Posted in Personal Law