California Business Law Guide

California Business Law Information - Understand Your Rights

Business law is a huge economy in California, and encompasses many aspects of law. This includes the common areas of law, such as business formation, purchasing or selling a business, and contract law. In this guide, learn how California handles these common areas of business law as well as entertainment law, California intellectual property law, and California specific business litigation law.

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  • ContentWhat Is California Business Law?

    Laws in the state of California affect businesses in various ways that could increase pricing, decrease surplus stock and the maximum that the company can sell a product for in certain years. These laws are necessary to ensure the best business practices and to provide a positive outcome for clients and customers in the state.

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  • ContentBusiness Formation in California

    Business formation is a necessary step when opening a business and makes the business a distinct legal entity. There are four main types of business formation options: Limited Liability Company (LLC), partnership, sole proprietorship, and corporation. Learn more about your options in California.

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  • ContentFranchising and Purchasing a Business in California

    Purchasing a company or a franchise can be very overwhelming in California. It is very important to have an understanding of what franchising is and the possible legal ramifications which may arise. Learn how to successfully purchase a business while following necessary legal considerations.

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  • ContentSelling or Merging a Business in California

    There are specific legal actions an owner needs to make in order to get his business ready for sale. It is important to thoroughly research these matters and determine which type of sale to consider. Discover more about the steps involved when selling or merging a business in California.

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  • ContentBusiness Contract Law California

    Business contracts are used by every business for a variety of reasons, such as preventing future conflict and avoiding a liability risk. Although contracts in business settings are often standardized, it is important to know the legal ramifications of every contract.

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  • ContentShareholders and Business Partners Rights and Regulations CA

    Conflicts often arise when business decisions are shared by multiple people, such as business partners or shareholders. It is important to understand how best to proceed when these conflicts arise and what legal options are open to everyone in California.

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  • ContentBusiness Litigation Law in California

    Business litigation law governs disputes which arrive out of commercial and business transactions. This area of law is non-criminal and can lead to huge awards or settlements. Learn how to protect yourself against litigation, how to respond to a civil lawsuit and how a lawyer can help you.

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  • ContentCalifornia Intellectual Property Law

    Intellectual property law refers to the laws designed to protect the rights of owners and creators of intellectual property with trademarks, patents, and copyright laws to encourage the creation of a wide variety of ideas. Learn how California handles intellectual property law.

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  • ContentEntertainment Law California

    Entertainment law is a large industry in California. Because the entertainment industry is so unique, it can be hard to figure out the business guidelines that governs entertainment. In this guide, learn which legal issues may arise and how to solve these issues.

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  • ContentHow Can a California Business Lawyer Help?

    A California business lawyer can help with transactions and business interactions between companies. A lawyer will work to ensure contracts are beneficial and valid with clear wording. Many businesses have at least one lawyer employed to handle these matters.

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