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Category: Business Litigation

How Does a Real Estate Partition Action Work?

In this article, the expert Real Estate Attorneys of Brown & Charbonneau, LLP answer the question: How Does a Real Estate Partition Action Work?   PARTITION ACTIONS When two or more persons co-own an undivided interest in property, dividing the property may require what is called a $“partition action.” The purpose of a partition action […]

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Alter Ego Liability Explained With Examples

Alter Ego Liability Explained With Examples. As a general rule, a corporation is a separate legal entity that is distinct from its shareholders. In fact, one major benefit to incorporating a business is that the owners, or shareholders, are not personally responsible for corporate debts and obligations. However, under certain circumstances, the “corporate veil” can […]

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What Do I Do If Defendant in Case Has Died?

When a Defendant dies prior to, or during litigation, it substantially affects the procedures a Plaintiff must utilize to satisfy its claim. Whether the Defendant dies before litigation, during litigation, or after a judgment has been entered, the procedures of California’s Probate Code must be followed. Proceeding Against a Dead Party’s Estate When a Defendant dies […]

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Principal & Agent Liability in California

This article defines and explains the legal concept of Principal and Agent Liability in California. In certain circumstances, a person can be held liable for the actions of another. One of the most common of such situations is called “principal-agent liability.” This situation can come into play when an agency relationship is created. Creation of […]

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Top Business Lawyers in Orange County

Some of the world’s largest companies call Orange County, CA home, while thousands of additional businesses are also headquartered in our neck of the woods.  From Boeing to Bank of America, Corp., to major retailers including Target and Walmart, business is typically booming in Orange County. Whether you’re a startup, small business owner, or employ […]

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Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP Suits) in California

Far too often litigants file lawsuits strategically for the purpose of chilling a person’s free speech and expression. These lawsuits are commonly described using the acronym SLAPP, or “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.” The threat of these lawsuits presents potential defendants with choice of either curtailing their constitutionally protected speech, or undergoing a lengthy and […]

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Top-Rated Trial Lawyers Southern California

It is estimated that more than 90% of legal claims never make it to trial. There are plenty of reasons why cases are never heard before a jury. Most often, a settlement between parties can be reached through negotiation. In other cases, legal disputes are resolved through alternate dispute resolution including mediation or arbitration. Other […]

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Top Business Lawyers Orange County

Whether you’re a startup, small business owner, or employ thousands in Orange County, chances are at some point you’re going to need the counsel of top business lawyers in Orange County. Some of the world’s largest companies call Orange County, CA home, while thousands of additional businesses are also headquartered in our neck of the […]

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Southern California Corporate Attorneys

Southern California corporate attorneys are lawyers who have significant expertise in corporate and commercial law.  It is the responsibility of a Southern California corporate attorney to ensure that the companies they represent are complying with corporate laws and regulations. Corporate attorneys may work in conjunction with a company’s legal team or may represent companies who do not […]

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How To Win A Business Litigation Case – Expert Trial Attorney Greg Brown on ‘You Can Win In Court’ Podcast

Expert Trial Attorney Greg Brown on How to Win A Business Litigation Case With ‘You Can Win in Court’ Podcast Host, Dr. Petra Deeter. Getting Legal Help Brown & Charbonneau, LLP represents individuals as well as large and small companies in cases involving all forms of business disputes. If you are involved in a business […]

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