Business Law

LLC Maintenance

California LLC Maintenance: Checklist (2018)

Once you’ve completed the formation of your LLC, you will face a variety of ongoing California LLC maintenance requirements. Many LLC owners disregard these obligations, and often, to their dismay. No matter the reason—be it ignorance or neglect—disregarding ongoing maintenance requirements will negatively affect your LLC’s ability to remain in good standing with the state …

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Suspended California LLC

How to Revive a Suspended California LLC

Do you have a suspended California LLC? A California LLC loses all of its legal rights when it is suspended. Theoretically, this means that your company must shut down completely and cease all business activity. Whenever this happens, your suspended California LLC must be revived before it can lawfully do business again. Reasons for a Suspended …

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California LLC

What is the difference between a multi member and single member California LLC?

In recent years, limited liability companies (LLC’s) have enjoyed significant gains in popularity. As the business structure of choice for numerous startups, the standard LLC serves to protect corporate assets while preserving the properties of a partnership. While both partnerships and multi-member LLCs have traditionally sprung to life through the contractual efforts of two or …

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Real Estate LLC

Protecting your Investment Property in 4 Steps (The California Real Estate LLC )

Owning a rental property in California can provide you with an amazing (relatively) passive income source. However, the benefits of an investment property must be weighed against the risk that you incur as a property owner. Fortunately, when it comes to real estate, there is a way to have your cake and eat it too…It …

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Form a California LLC

Filing your California LLC’s Articles of Organization

The first step to starting an California Limited Liability Company (LLC) is to file the Articles of Organization with the California Secretary of State.  You can download a copy of the form on the California Secretary of States website. Filing Requirements In order to file for a California LLC, you must submit your completed Articles …

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Dissolve California Corporation

How to Dissolve a Corporation in California

Dissolve a California Corporation What does it mean to dissolve a California Corporation? Dissolution is the formal procedure for ending the life of your California corporation. In other words, when you dissolve a California Corporation, you are simply shutting the corporation down. This procedure is governed by California’s General Corporation Law which enables a corporation …

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Protection – Everything You Need to Know

At some point during their professional lives, entrepreneurs of every stripe can find themselves in need of protecting their intellectual property. Current forms of defense consist of patents, copyrights and trademarks, and each exists for just one reason: to ride shotgun on ideas that belong by rights to no one other than you. Appropriate intellectual …

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San Diego Business Attorney

Setting up a California Corporation

Dreaming about starting your own company? Do you have a business idea that you know will work and are curious about setting up a California Corporation?  You are not alone. There are many people in California just like you who have turned their own business dreams into successful companies. So why not turn your dreams into reality? This article …

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