Extortion Crime in California

How to Elect and Remove Corporate Directors in CA?

Upon formation of a corporation, directors are named in the Articles of Incorporation or are appointed by the incorporator. Thereafter, directors are elected annually. Directors could be removed, generally, if outstanding shareholders approve the removal. Nonetheless, despite the latter concise
What Is Copyright Infringement?

What Is Copyright Infringement?

Copyright infringement is referred to as violation of any of copyright owner’s exclusive rights without permission which falls within the definition of infringer under the Copyright Act 17 USC Section 501. In this article, we explore in some depth what
Filing a Lawsuit Against a Business

Filing a Lawsuit Against a Business

In order to sue a business, there are several steps you have to go through, which include determining your own standing and legal capacity, identifying the correct party to sue, and following specific rules based on the legal entity of
Being an Accessory After the Fact in California

Being an Accessory After the Fact in California

            Some people incorrectly believe that if a crime is committed, only the person that directly commits the unlawful act is punished. However, based on their role or knowledge of the crime, other individuals can also be punished (with
Committing Perjury

Committing Perjury

Watch any courtroom drama on TV and you will definitely find a scene that shows an individual swearing or affirming to tell the truth under oath. Such scenes are also very important in real life but being under oath is
What Is Preliminary Relief In CA?

What Is Preliminary Relief In CA?

What Is Preliminary Relief In CA? Plaintiffs are often confronted with the dilemma of prolonged litigation vis-a-vis losing their business to trademark infringement, competition, etc. Preliminary relief in some instances, along with other litigation tactics, might help such plaintiffs. Preliminary

Contract Formation in Sale of Goods in California

In business law, the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) governs contracts for the sale of goods in California. In this article, we explore in some depth formation of such contracts and remedies available to buyers and sellers in case of breach
What Are Gross Participation and Net Profits in Motion Pictures_ (1)

What Are Gross Participation and Net Profits in Motion Pictures?

Some of the salient provisions in any contract including entertainment-related agreements concern money. In fact, the way various participants might or might not be paid based on their reasonable expectations is at the core of negotiations. “Gross Participation” and “Net
Gun Laws in California (1)

Gun Laws in California

In the US, each state has its own rules and legislations with regards to the sale and possessions of firearms, along with all relevant local and federal laws. A lawful gun owner in California must be aware of the appropriate
Laws Against Extortion in California (1)

Laws Against Extortion in California

Extortion, which is commonly referred to as blackmail, is a crime many have heard about. This is because extortion most often is targeted towards those who are well-known in society, but no one is immune from becoming victims of this