Business Planning. Business planning involves
structuring your business to minimize the potential for personal
liability. It also involves acquiring proper insurance
making sure that the corporate formalities are properly observed.
We can help you form your business to minimize your personal
California Business & Professions Code
17200 et seq. Claims. These
types of claims can be the most difficult to deal with from a
defendant's point of view. Even seemingly harmless
conduct can form the basis for such a claim. We can help
you defend against such claims by taking an aggressive approach
to the defense.
Enforcing/Avoiding Contracts. The basic
requirements for forming a binding contract include an offer,
acceptance, and consideration. To be enforceable, a contract must
be formed by consenting and competent parties. A party may be
excused from performing under a contract by proving a defense to
breach of contract. Such defenses include duress, fraud and
misrepresentation, mistake, lack of consideration, and the statute
of frauds. We deal with issues related to enforcing valid
contracts, as well as defending against contract claims.
You must protect yourself before you get
sued. Asset protection is often the best form of insurance
because the best defense to a lawsuit is to be judgment-proof.