Strong contracts result in fewer employee disputes

On behalf of Thaler Law posted in business formation on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. California business owners understand the importance of reducing legal complications whenever possible. One way to do this is by having strong employment contracts. When carefully and thoughtfully drafted, these are tools that business owners can use to protect their legal interests and clearly outline each party's rights and responsibilities. Employee contracts provide an explanation of what an employee can and cannot do, specifically when leaving the company. For example, a nonsolicitation clause can prevent a frustrated employee from encouraging others to leave the company or taking important information with him or her when leaving. Additionally, it is possible to include terms that will mandate all disputes

2019-10-30T15:06:15+00:00May 28th, 2019|

What risks should i assume as a contractor?

On behalf of Thaler Law on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. In a construction deal, there are often several different parties involved. From designers to owners and contractors to sub-contractors, there are plenty of cooks in the kitchen. Because of this, establishing liability for different parts of the project is a crucial part of a well-conceived contract. As a contractor, you should know what risks you should and shouldn’t be responsible for. This awareness and attention to detail can help you avoid disputes in the future. Allocating risk A contract for a potential project should properly assign risk to each party involved. The best way to do this is to allocate each risk to the party that will best be able

2019-10-30T14:47:45+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

Buy a business and bypass the business formation process

On behalf of Thaler Law posted in business formation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Starting a business can be an exciting step for California entrepreneurs, but it is not always the optimal choice for those looking to own their own business. In some cases, it is smarter to purchase an existing business than to navigate the business formation process. There are many benefits to taking this route, but a potential business owner will want to think carefully about the long-term implications of any choice regarding his or her business. One of the benefits of buying a business instead of starting one is that the buyer will obtain a proven business plan and be able to earn a profit faster. When

2019-10-30T15:13:08+00:00May 15th, 2019|

What does the ccpa mean for your business?

On behalf of Thaler Law on Friday, May 3, 2019. At this point, it’s clear your business needs to have an online component to succeed. Exactly what you do online will depend on your business, but you’ll almost certainly collect some forms of user data. That means you could be subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), so what do you need to know about it? For starters, you should know that the law is currently a major point of discussion among lawmakers. Ever since the law was passed, people have been volunteering their wish lists of changes. Some want exceptions. Others want tighter restrictions and more clearly drawn guidelines for enforcement. But while these arguments may lead to

2019-10-30T15:07:52+00:00May 3rd, 2019|