Unhappy shareholders felt misled

Unhappy shareholders felt misled

Shareholders in a business often have much at stake. They may have invested thousands or even millions of dollars into a venture based on the proposals and projections of the company’s executives. When the CEO of the company is not forthright with the...

6 times when a quiet claim may be necessary

A California home buyer may be shocked and confused to learn that someone other than the seller claims to own the property the buyer wishes to purchase. In many cases, the title to a property may not be as clean as a buyer thinks. Some circumstances from the...

The documentation you’ll need in case of an alimony dispute

Alimony is a standard in many divorce cases. If there is significant financial discrepancy between California spouses, the higher-earning spouse may make payments to the lesser-earning spouse. The intent of alimony payments is to offset the economic inequity often...

Was Larry King’s secret will unduly influenced?

Preparing an estate plan is only the first step. In the years to come, it is critical to keep the plan updated and thorough and to discuss the details of one’s will and trust with those who will be involved in the management, administration and inheritance of those...

Preparing for a contentious custody fight during your divorce

Some California parents who choose to divorce are able to resolve their custody concerns out of court. Through discussions and negotiations, the two parties may be able to craft a custody plan that allows them to work together reasonably and provide stability for the...

6 questions that can impact your post-divorce finances

No matter how carefully one has managed money, few events can upend a budget like a divorce. Even those who have been married a relatively short time may see their finances unravel while they are busy dealing with the emotional turmoil of the breakup. Unfortunately,...

What information is needed to prove a breach of contract?

Contracts are often used in California business ventures as a way to protect those involved. If a person or entity named in a contract does not fulfill necessary obligations, it is possible that a breach of contract has occurred. In some cases, filing a lawsuit may be...

4 title defects that may stall your real estate purchase

Most California home buyers inspect a home carefully, looking for flaws and defects before they make a decision about whether to buy it. They may walk through several times, take pictures and hire real estate inspectors to ensure there will be no surprises down the...

New probate litigation for Glen Campbell’s estate

In this changing world, it is not uncommon for California estates to contain more than just the family home and furniture. Many estates also involve intellectual property, digital assets and cryptocurrency, as well as other unusual investments. Handling these assets...

7 ways a vengeful spouse may react to divorce

Going through a divorce often means dealing with difficult decisions, disagreements, and hurt feelings. This combination can make it difficult for couples to reach resolutions in a civilized manner. However, divorce may bring out the worst in a spouse who is...

Pursuing a beneficial outcome during a contested divorce

Divorce is a difficult process, and while some are able to navigate this process in a way that allows them to pursue a beneficial resolution out of court, others may not be able to do this. Litigation is often necessary in contested divorces, and it may be necessary...