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What is Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California What is Extortion Crime in California Extortion, also popularly known as blackmail, can occur under California Penal Code 518 PC with the following: using force or threat to a) extort money or property from a person, or b) forcing a
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S And C Corporations In California

S And C Corporations In California Image   S And C Corporations In California When people set up their company structures, one of the first decisions they have to make is choosing the best form of incorporation for their business. In California, business owners when forming a
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Trade Secrets – What Are They?

Trade Secrets – What Are They? Trade Secrets – What Are They? In many movies, the terms trade secrets are often thrown around when individuals speak of the stock market or insider trading. Trade secrets actually have a wider definition beyond insider trading, including sensitive marketing
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Insider Trading and Why It Is Illegal

The stock market is an important and complex place as it can affect the wellbeing of a country’s economy, businesses, and individuals. As such, there are stringent rules in place regarding the buying, selling, and trading of stocks. One of
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Protecting a Business’ Brand

Protecting a Business’ Brand When you are running a business, your success comes down to how others perceive the business and its actions. Public perception can make or break a business. If your business provides a service or a product, you will want to
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What Is Litigation And Appeals?

What Is Litigation And Appeals? Image   What Is Litigation And Appeals? Litigation Civil litigation describes the entire process of two opposing parties settling or arguing over their disputes, whether in a courtroom or outside of it, in order to seek damages. The entire process can
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How To Be Prepared For Your First Attorney Visit

How To Be Prepared For Your First Attorney Visit Image How To Be Prepared For Your First Attorney Visit Meeting an attorney for the first time can be an unnerving experience – especially if you do not know what to do beforehand or even what to do during the actual
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California Law – Battery on a Peace/Police Officer

California Law – Battery on a Peace/Police Officer It is important to understand that when dealing with peace or police officers, some laws will apply that normally do not when dealing with other civilians. Accordingly, what some may see as minor harms on someone that does not warrant
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How to Form a Joint Venture in California

How to Form a Joint Venture in California Author: Doron F. Eghbali Business | Corporate Lawyer When and How to Form a Joint Venture in California  Often companies with distinct intangible and sometimes tangible “treasures”, e.g. intellectual property, find themselves in need of capital, management, technological expertise or
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10 Legal Terms You Need To Know

10 Legal Terms You Need To Know    10 Legal Terms You Need To Know Legal jargon can be either confusing or intimidating – or both. While lawyers use these terms on a daily basis, those not familiar with the legal system may find it a challenge
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