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Brad Nakase, Attorney

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California business attorney, Brad Nakase, assists businesses to startup, grow, and thrive.   California business attorney, Brad Nakase, focuses on providing personalized legal services. Since 2005, Brad Nakase has helped California businesses incorporate the business, business contracts, and business litigation. Brad Nakase can help you form a corporation, employment law, breach of contract, or civil litigation. Please call for a free consultation with a business lawyer: (888) 600-8654

What Does A Business Lawyer Do?

A business lawyer represents business clients in a business dispute, labor law, regulatory compliance, draft contracts, and litigation. A business lawyer responsibilities may include the following (links to third parties’ website):

Do Business Lawyers Go to Court?

A business attorney that goes to court is called a “litigation attorney” or “business trial lawyer.” The labels are synonymous. Business lawyers fall into two primary categories: transaction lawyers or business litigation. There are business lawyers to help their clients with business transactions and business litigation. Business lawyers that go to court represent their clients for a myriad of reasons, including breach of contract, sued by an employee, and defending a class action lawsuit. Since 2005, attorney Brad Nakase has litigated over 500 cases at the courts in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County, Riverside, and San Bernardino.

Do I Need A Business Lawyer?

A person may need a business lawyer for startup, growth, labor law issues, regulatory, and litigation. A new business may require a business lawyer to incorporate a business or create an LLC for the company. As the business grows, a person may need a business attorney to negotiate leases and ensure proper corporate structure from directors to officers. Some businesses, such as investment brokerage, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, are highly regulated and may need a business attorney to comply with state, local, and federal regulatory agencies. A business may also need a business lawyer to sue or defend a lawsuit. A person may need a business lawyer to defend an employment lawsuit by a former employee.

How Much Does A Business Lawyer Cost?

A business lawyer’s cost ranges from $200 to $750 per hour. A business lawyer cost depends on many factors, which may include the following:

  • Business Attorney’s Experience.
  • Transactions or litigation. A litigation attorney charges more than a transactional lawyer.

  • Region. A business lawyer in a big city will charge more than a business lawyer in a small town. For example, a business lawyer in San Francisco, Irvine, Los Angeles, and San Diego will cost more than a business lawyer in El Cajon, Riverside, or San Bernardino.

  • Topic. The topic involved will determine the cost of a business lawyer. A business lawyer assists a client in a simple breach of contract will cost less than a lawyer defending a business against the SEC. A business lawyer defending a class action lawyer will cost more than a lawyer drafting a business contract.

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Material Breach of Contract

A material breach of contract occurs when a party fail to perform a contract's terms making the primary purpose of the contract not met, the breach is considered material.

What Type of Business Is a Partnership?

A partnership is the simplest business structure where two or more people are owners of a business. The types of business partnerships include general partnership, limited partnership, and limited liability partnership.

What Is Company Culture?

A company culture is how things get done in the workplace. Company culture can more be described as core values or operating principles used to set the tone for the company's overall operations and success.

What is a sole proprietorship?

A sole proprietor is someone who owns an unincorporated business by himself or herself. A sole proprietorship is a business that can be owned and controlled by an individual.

Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC

Sole proprietorships are popular for self-employed professionals, freelancers, and contract workers, while LLC offers personal liability protection than sole proprietorship.

Is it legal to sell homemade food in California?

Yes, you can sell food from home so long as you have California-required health and food handling permits and business licenses. You must get a permit to sell food from home from the county health department in California. 

How to Incorporate a Small Business in California?

To incorporate a small business in California, file an Articles of Incorporation with the California Secretary of State's office. After you file the Article of Incorporation, create corporate bylaws, and elect your initial director(s).

6 Steps for Planning a Business Grand Opening

1. Create Goals for the Event, 2. Begin Planning Early, 3. Stick to the Budget, 4. Have the Right Insurance, 5. Advertise Before the Event, 6. Offer Food and Entertainment

10 Facts About Business Before Starting A Business

1) More than 50% of new businesses survive their first year in business. 2) Less than 50% of family-owned businesses are passed to their children. 3) 40% of business experience challenges in the supply chain…

S Corp vs C Corp – Differences and Benefits

The main difference between an S Corp and a C Corp is that for a C Corp, the corporate profit is taxed to the company, and the dividends to the shareholders are also taxed. In contrast, for an S Corp, the profit is taxed to the shareholder but not to the corporation. Generally, small businesses are S Corps, and major companies are C Corps, e.g., Apple, Microsoft, Caterpillar, John Deer, etc.

How to Form a Corporation in California?

To form a corporation in California follow these steps: 1) Write a one page Article of Incorporation, 2) File the Article of Incorporation with the California Secretary of State, 3) Elect corporate board of directors, 4) File Statement of Information with Secretary of State.

What are the benefits of a corporate lawyer?

The are many benefits of hiring a corporate lawyer for your business which includes: avoiding litigation, enforceable contracts, develop employee policies, proper licensing, etc.

What is Commercial Litigation?

Commercial litigation refers to litigation (lawsuit) that involves commercial or business disputes in court between two or more parties.

How to Get Rid of a 50 50 Business Partner.

How to Get Rid of a 50/50 Business Partner. One method to get rid of a 50/50 partner is to file a business partnership dissolution in the state your company was formed to end the partnership.

Personal Assistant Scam

A personal assistant scam typically involves a perpetrator putting out an ad to hire a personal assistant. Then, when the perpetrator purportedly hires the personal assistant, the assistant is asked to buy something with their own money with the promise to be repaid. The perpetuator then disappears after receiving the goods.

Fiduciary Responsibility Definition

A fiduciary responsibility refers to an organization that must put another person’s best interest first. A fiduciary duty is the highest standard of care in law. For example, a lawyer owes a fiduciary responsibility to the clients, a doctor owes a fiduciary duty to a patient, and a trustee owes a fiduciary duty to a beneficiary.

What is profit formula and how to calculate profit formula?

A business profit is revenue minus expenses. The profit formula in accounting calculates the net gains or losses incurred by the business for a period by subtracting the total expenses from the total income: Total Income – Total Expenses - Profit

What is invoice reconciliation?

Invoice reconciliation is the process of matching bank statements to incoming and outgoing invoices. The purpose of invoice reconciliation is to confirm that the data entry is correctly matched with every invoice.

What Makes a Verbal Contract Valid

A verbal contract is valid when contractual elements are satisfied, such as evidence of an offer, acceptance of the offer, and consideration which is an exchange of value between the parties.

Marketing Transport Company

The easiest way of growing your list of clients is to schedule a meeting with businesses that do a lot of shipping and introduce your transportation company. Then, engage an internet presence to market your transportation business.
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