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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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Family Member Stealing from Business

The best way to reduce the chance of embezzlement from a family business is to provide education to all employees, implement strict rules about how the company’s assets and funds can be used, and put in place controls that will spot wrongdoing immediately.

Director Stole Money from Company

An example of embezzlement is when a corporate director took money from a cash register and used the funds for his benefit.

Can You Force a Business Partner Out?

Partnership agreements and partnership law guide business partnerships. The partnership agreement determines when and how one partner may force another out of the business. Business partnership law controls the procedure for forcing a partner out if there is no partnership agreement.

Can I Take My Business Partner to Court?

You can take a business partner to court by suing the partner. You may use the business partner for embezzlement, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, or negligence.

7 Tips for Buying Out a Business Partner

There are many reasons to buy out a business partner, including giving you complete control of the company. The steps for buying out a business partner include: 1) Determining the assets you’re buying, 2) Clear communication, 3) Hire an attorney and CPA, 4) Retain expert in business valuation, 5) Draft a partnership buyout agreement, 6) Determining buyout financing…

What to do if someone breaks a verbal agreement?

If someone breaks a verbal agreement, the first thing to do is to determine if the verbal agreement is valid. If the agreement is valid, hire and lawyer and sue for money damages or specific performance.

How to Register a Business Name in California

To register a business name in California, check if an existing business already uses the name. Then, register the business name with the California Secretary of State if the company is going to be an entity. Register the business's name with the city’s county recorder if the business is not an entity.

Is a Verbal Contract Enforceable in California?

A verbal contract is generally enforceable in California, with some exceptions. Two of several exceptions to enforcing oral contracts are contracts that involve real estate leases, buying or selling real estate.

7 Best Women Business Organizations

For women business owners, it is critical to develop connections with fellow professionals in order to create useful networks. There are plenty of associations that support women, and which can be very beneficial for small business owners looking for advice and fellowship.

5 Unsecured Business Credit Cards for Startups

What is an unsecured business credit card? An unsecured credit card does not require a personal guarantee from the business owner. Small business owners prefer an unsecured credit card.

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…

Advantages of Buying an Existing Business

Starting a new business is challenging. Buying an existing business has its advantages, including knowing what is already there and improving on it: trained employees, existing customers, and operating expenses.

SBA CAPLines

SBA CAPLines are SBA lines of credit that help a small business improve short-term cash flow. The SBA CAPLines have four types of credit: 1) Seasonal CAPLine, 2) Contract CAPLine, 3) Builders CAPLine, and 4) Working CAPLine.

Deceit Definition | Definition of Fraud

Deceit as defined is tortious fraud or deceit occurs when a party “willfully deceives another with the intent to induce him to alter his position to his injury or risk.” Civ. Code § 1709. Fraud has three meanings: 1) A person made a false promise, 2) A person conceal important facts, and 3) A person intentionally misrepresent an important fact.

Is Small Business Loan Secured or Unsecured

Although a small business loan may be secured or unsecured, nearly always, the loan is secured. The bank loans are nearly always secured by the business’s accounts receivable, intangible assets, and tangible property, if any exists.
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