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Asset Protection: The Basics

Whether you want to protect your assets so that you can easily hand them to the next generation or you simply want to keep them safe from litigation, asset protection is an important matter to put quite a bit of thought into. Everyone wants to keep their property safe and secure. Here are some solutions […]

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Mergers and Acquisitions: Preparing Your Business

A merger or acquisition can be beneficial to the mutual growth of a company or simply a necessary step. However, as it is challenging for some companies to make a successful transition, it is important to carefully prepare for such a large step in your business’ future. Start Early. Avoid a time-crunch in the merger […]

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Employment Litigation 101: What Do You Need To Know?

Employment litigation is a phrase employers and employees both tend to avoid. That being said, it’s very important for anyone that owns or works at a business to understand his or her basic rights. Litigation is simply the legal process of taking someone through court, so it follows that employment litigation is when an employer […]

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Written vs. Oral Contracts: Why You Should Get It In Writing

Although oral contracts are legally binding, Omni Law Group recommends written contracts rather than a verbal agreement. The main reason: Oral contracts are hard to enforce. How do you prove what both parties agreed on without anything in writing? There are additional problems with oral contracts as well: They can be hard to remember. Most […]

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Estate Division: Dos and Don’ts

Losing a loved one is never easy. Unfortunately saying goodbye isn’t the only difficult part of the process; estate division can become a costly and lengthy process, especially if it’s dragged into court. How can you avoid this? Here are a few dos and don’ts to keep in mind: Do find and read the will. […]

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Estate Planning No-Nos: 5 Mistakes Not to Make

Have you started estate planning yet? If you’ve already got a plan in place, you’re well on your way to being in good shape, but effective planning takes more than just getting things on paper. Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid during the process: Forgetting to keep your will or trust up-to-date. Situations in […]

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Legal Interview Questions: Dos and Don’ts for Employers

Whether you’re an employer or potential employee, it’s important to know what interview questions are legal to ask. A good rule of thumb is to stick to questions that have to do with the job’s functions. For example, a employer cannot ask if you’re married or have kids, but he or she can ask if […]

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Rights Employers & Employees Need to Know

Thanks to employment law, employees and employers are both protected in different ways in the workplace. Whether you own a business or simply work for one, it’s your responsibility to know and understand your rights. Employer Rights What do you need to know before you hire, fire, set leave policy, offer wages and more? Make […]

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How the Mechanics Lien Now Applies to Design Professionals

There was recently a big change for designers: The design professional lien law was repealed effective July 1, 2012 and replaced by new payment remedy laws to create updated and favorable lien laws for design professionals. If you’re interested in looking it up, you’ll find it in Civil Code sections 8000, et seq., (more specifically, […]

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California Labor Code & Worker’s Compensation Basics

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, it’s important to understand the California Labor Code and how it applies to worker’s compensation. Unfortunately, no matter what industry you’re in, it’s inevitable that someone will get hurt. Whether through heavy lifting or slipping and falling, injuries happen on the job. What do you need to know? […]

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