By Noah Green, Kelly Ryan, and Martin Levy Introduction Terminating employees is one of the most unpleasant aspects of a business owner or manager’s job duties, but sometimes it is absolutely necessary in order to continue the business of the employer. But if terminating an employee is necessary, then it… Read More »The Correct Way to Terminate an Employee
The Value of a Customer List Without paying customers no business can survive. For almost all business owners, the life-blood of their business is their customer or client list. A customer list is really just another way of saying the list of previous, satisfied customers, or “goodwill.” Those previous customers… Read More »Protecting Your Customer List From Former Employees
Sexual harassment in the workplace is a well known and widely understood issue. Most people realize that it is a breach of ethics and etiquette to make unwanted sexual advances upon or comments about co-workers. Since 1980, the law of the State of California has codified those social rules in… Read More »The California Courts’ Increasing Tolerance Of Sexual Comments In “Hostile Work Environment” Cases
Introduction Like marriages, many business partnerships do not last forever. Sometimes it is because one partner failed to hold up their end of the deal, and sometimes it is because the partners’ interests diverge over time. At the end of the day though it does not really matter – they… Read More »How to Do a Business Divorce
People often ask, ‘Do I need an attorney to form my LLC?’ Truthfully, the answer is you may not need one. These days, filing online for an LLC or Corporation is quick and efficient. With plenty of websites to choose from, they may make the initial formation seem easy. However,… Read More »Do I need an Attorney to form an LLC or Corporation?