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July 2016 Archives

How Are Contract Ambiguities Resolved?

contract-dispute.jpgMany contract disputes arise over ambiguous terms. If you find yourself in this situation, you need to take swift legal action to protect the interests of your business. An experienced San Jose business contract disputes attorney can help. In many cases, resolving an ambiguity in a contract becomes extremely complex. It is important to understand the basic steps that are required by California law in order to attempt to reach an equitable resolution.

Retaining Key Executives during the Bankruptcy Process

business bankruptcy.jpgChapter 11 bankruptcy is to designed to help companies reorganize their obligations so that they can emerge stronger and healthier. If a business is going to keep operating after going through bankruptcy, then it is critical that the company is able to keep important talent. If too many key employees leave during the restructuring process, the company will have a much harder time going forward. The entire purpose of reorganizing may be undermined. An experienced San Jose business bankruptcy attorney can help your company devise strategies to retain important executives.

California Business Contracts: What Is Fraudulent Inducement?

business-fraud.jpgIn California, it is unlawful to engage in deception in the effort to induce another party into entering into a contract. Deceptive acts during the negotiation of a contract could lead to a legal claim known as 'fraudulent inducement'. Put simply, if your company was intentionally misled into signing a contract, you have legal options. To learn more about fraudulent inducement, please contact an experienced California fraud litigation attorney for immediate legal assistance.

California Shareholder Rights: Close Corporations

shareholders.jpgA close corporation is generally a mid-sized or small company that has a low number of shareholders. By operating as a close corporation, these companies are able to receive certain exemptions from corporate regulations. However, there are still many protections available for the shareholders of these corporations. If you believe your shareholder rights have been violated, an experienced San Jose business litigation attorney can help.