Business Attorneys in Fresno and San Diego, CA

BUSINESS LITIGATION

Webb Law Group Handling Professional Negligence

Webb Law Group Handling Professional Negligence

Webb Law Group proudly takes you inside a real case that was handled by our firm. While names have been omitted for privacy purposes, we will approach the matter of a professional negligence case within the context of this real case. We will take you from the

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Webb Law Group Handling a Breach of Contract

Webb Law Group Handling a Breach of Contract

Webb Law Group proudly takes you inside a real case that was handled by our firm. While names have been omitted for privacy purposes, we will approach the matter of a breach of contract within the context of this real case. We will take you from the complaint

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Breach of Contract: Making Changes and Refusing to Pay for Them

Breach of Contract: Making Changes and Refusing to Pay for Them

A breach of contract occurs when an agreement between two parties is not honored and any or all of the terms have been violated. When a breach of contract has occurred, the adverse party will often seek damages in order to recover losses from the contract not

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Responding to a California Cease and Desist Letter

Responding to a California Cease and Desist Letter

A cease and desist letter can be a nightmare for a business owner. More often than not, an order to cease and desist comes unexpectedly. Most ethical business owners do not intend to do anything that would infringe upon another business owner’s rights, but it can happen

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California Contract Amendment and Creation

California Contract Amendment and Creation

Contracts are very important for many reasons. Not having a contract and going strictly off of a handshake or a spoken agreement can make your case pretty shaky in court. It’s not undoable, granted, but it’s difficult. It’s just hard to prove anything if there isn’t some

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Business Formation, Creating a Business LLC or S-Corp

Business Formation, Creating a Business LLC or S-Corp

One of the most important decisions a business owner can make when establishing a new business is whether to establish the business as a California Limited Liability Company, LLC, or as the California S Corporation, S-Corp. There are different degrees of personal protection offered by each option.

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High Value Breach of Contract Attorney

High Value Breach of Contract Attorney

Breach of contracts can often times be settled out of court. It may take a little coaxing, a few reminder letters, and you may even have to threaten legal action, but often you can get an individual who owes you money through a breach of contract to

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Collecting From Customers That Won’t Pay

Collecting From Customers That Won’t Pay

Running a business can be tough. Trying to get the clients to make payments is hard enough. When your clients or customers won’t pay, things are even worse. There are lots of options available to you in collecting from customers that won’t pay, but a good idea

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Collecting on Contract & Business Debts

Collecting on Contract & Business Debts

Running a business can be tough. Trying to get the clients to make ends meet is hard enough. When your clients or customers won’t pay, things are even worse. There are lots of options available to you in collecting from customers that won’t pay, but a good

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Non-Compete Agreements in California Law

Non-Compete Agreements in California Law

Non-compete agreements are almost always found to be unenforceable in California, with only a small list of very specific exceptions listed in the statute. A notable exception is that non-compete agreements are enforceable against former owners of a company who agree to such a clause with reasonable

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California Law and Cybersquatting

California Law and Cybersquatting

The practice that’s come to be known as cybersquatting began when most organizations were not aware of the commercial opportunities available on the internet. Many individuals decided to buy up domain names with the idea that when business owners began to look to register such domain names

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Class Action Lawsuits: Deciding Whether to Consolidate or Coordinate

Sometimes parties to a lawsuit will find themselves in a situation in which multiple Plaintiffs are suing a particular Defendant for the same cause of action and/or based on the same facts. This most often occurs in a class action lawsuit, however it is possible for this

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Civil Lawsuit Statute of Limitations and Time Limits by San Diego law firm Webb & Bordson

SERVICE OF PROCESS Serve Defendant after Complaint Filed – 60 days after filing.  [Source: CRC 3.110] Serve Doe Defendant Added via Amended Complaint – 30 days after adding.  [Source: CRC 3.110(b)] Deadline to file Proof of Service of Summons and Complaint (proving to Court Defendant was served) – 60 days after serving

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What is the Unfair Competition Law in California?

Tom works for a marketing company that handles online marketing campaigns. His company has a general marketing strategy that they utilize in their business to successfully attract clients and effectively market them. Tom is laid off by his company and goes into business for himself. He ends

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What Does California Law Say About Cybersquatting?

With the internet growing more and more in usage for business purposes, it’s no surprise that more and more business litigation matters involve online crimes. Everything from website copyrights  and online marketing strategies to cases involving hacking and theft of online “property” are capable of being business

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Taking Action Against Misappropriation of Trade Secrets

Trade secrets are sometimes more valuable to a company than even a large sum of money. How a company does business, from its manufacturing processes to its client lists, is valuable information that could cost a company dearly if revealed. If a secret formula or manufacturing process

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Are Covenants Not to Compete Enforceable in California?

Covenants not to compete, also known as non-compete clauses, are very common and popular additions to employment contracts. These clauses are written by the employer in order to prevent former employees from either working for or starting a similar company in a comparable field. The concept is

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How To Collect On a Promissory Note

A promissory note is a signed and legally binding document containing a written promise by the borrower to pay a stated sum to a specified person or the bearer at a specified date or on demand. Promissory notes are used for a wide variety of loans including

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How to Avoid Successor Liability

Imagine your company decides to purchase a business. The business is up for sale at a great price and seems a worthy investment for future revenue. You purchase the business, oversee a merger, and quickly begin to start generating revenue from your new enterprise. Everything seems great,

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Steps to Take Before Filing for Breach of Contract

Lawsuits involving breach of contract are becoming more and more common. There are many reasons why a breach of contract lawsuit may be necessary. Often times, an individual or company may fail to deliver the services or products for which they were paid and refuse a refund.

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Are Your Employees Committing Fraud?

You’ve worked hard to build your business into a successful organization that is run professionally and legally. If you’re like most legitimate business owners, you seek to run your business in a manner that makes money while adhering to basic standards of business ethics. More importantly, you

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How to Avoid Getting Sued

A lawsuit has the potential to be devastating for your business. You’ve worked hard to build your company into something that is financially successful and capable of building pride in yourself and the employees that work under you. There is no reason to put your business at

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How to Prepare for a Business Lawsuit

The best time to prepare for a business lawsuit is before you have been sued or the need arises to file a lawsuit against someone or a business. There are several ways to survive a business lawsuit after the process has started, but remembering to be proactive

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Estate Tax Planning – Video

Fresno Business Litigation Attorney

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How to Protect Yourself From Fraud in Your Business

Protecting your business from fraud is a daily task that is draining if ignored.  Prevention is both time saving and can save the company if a lawsuit is filed. When owning, or being a part of a business both big and small, your name is on the

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Business Fraud Statistics – Infographic

How does fraud impact a business? Some statistics may alarm you. Business Fraud Statistics (click for larger view)

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10 Things To Consider Before Filing a Breach of Contract Lawsuit

If you find yourself in a situation where you have entered a contact, and have met the obligations per the terms, but you cannot get the other party to fulfill their obligations, you may be in need of filing a breach of contract lawsuit. There are several

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Fair Credit Reporting Act – Video

Webb & Bordson discusses the FCRA and employers failing to properly notify potential employees of when a consumer report will be obtained.

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Questions to Ask Your Potential Litigation Attorney – Video

Webb & Bordson discusses questions to ask your potential litigation attorney.

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Potential Litigation Attorney

It’s one of the worst things you can ever find yourself facing in any kind of business. A lawsuit has the potential to rock everything you do right to the core and leave you with a mess that takes years to clean up. That’s assuming of course

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What is a Non-Compete Agreement and Should Your Business Use One?

There are times in business when a non-compete agreement is an absolute must for the sake of all involved parties, though the actual agreement itself is the subject of much misunderstanding. From what it involves to the way in which it is both produced and enforced, it’s

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Insurer’s Wrongful Failure to Defend Gives Rise to Breach of Contract Action

Most people pay their car insurance bill every month or four times a year. Sometimes that auto insurance bill is exorbitant, but your payment to the insurance company is a contract of sorts. Think about this way: you are paying your insurance company to insure you through

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Business Litigation Disputes in San Diego: Why Does the Cost Vary?

The thought of going to court to settle a business matter can be overwhelming. Generally this type of business dispute can take a great toll on your business, and some companies never return to the pre-law dispute status. Business ligation could be between business partners (click here

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7 Tricks to Help Your Business Avoid Litigation

Here at Webb and Bordson, APC we hope that you never have to go through the pain of a business dispute litigation process. On that note, we want to give you some handy and valuable business tips that may keep you and your business out of the

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WHAT’S EATING CORPORATIONS? ANSWER: GRIPE SITES

More than ever consumers have the free reign to voice their opinions about products via the Internet. Whether the consumer is completely satisfied or dissatisfied they still have the ability to let their voices be heard in the loudest way possible. Consumers who want others to know

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Does Double Jeopardy Apply in Breach of Contract Law?

Double jeopardy is a law that stops the government from trying a defendant more than once for the similar or same charges following a legal conviction or acquittal. In addition, the legal theory of double jeopardy protects a person from being subject to successive punishments for the

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Contract Law Attorney Cites 3 Elements for a Breach of Contract Case to Stand

As a breach of contract attorney in San Diego, I know suing or getting sued for breach of contract requires three elements which may be compared to a camera’s tripod.  Like a tripod, if one element or “leg” is missing, then the tripod or case cannot stand.

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Government Officials and San Diego Business Litigation Firms Protect Senior Citizens from Fraud

On June 14, California state senator Ted Lieu hosted the Senior Scam StopperSM event which to increase the awareness of senior citizens on common financial scams and investment fraud. As a large portion of the US population gets older each year, points out Jane Kreidler, the event’s

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Business Attorney Provides Assistance to Expedite Corporate Dissolutions

No deal is ever written in stone.  Partnerships for whatever reason may be broken.  Be it bad faith or bad habits, the break-up of a partnership is almost always painful.  You (and your partners) are at a quandary as to what to do next.  You feel chained

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How a Business Lawyer Can Help Protect Your Stockholders’ Liabilities in Your Corporation or LLC

When you are thinking of going into business in California, you may consider forming a corporation or a limited liability company (LLC).  With both these organizations, you are protected from personal liability.  Thus, if someone were to sue you, you can rest in peace with the thought

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Sister-State or Domesticated Judgments

Have you obtained a Judgment against a Defendant who is either located in another state or whose assets are located outside of California?  OR Do you have a judgment from another state that you are trying to enforce in California with no results? Are you worrying that

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San Diego Business Attorney Shows that there is a Correct Way to Collect

There is a popular saying which goes like this:  “If you owe the bank $100,000, you will fear the bank.  If you owe the bank $100,000,000, the bank will fear you.”  The saying simply means that if you owe the bank a large sum of money, but

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Start a Business Prepared: Seek Legal Advice from a Business Attorney

Putting up a business in America’s eighth largest city requires knowledge of and compliance with business laws, which a proficient San Diego business attorney can help you with. California corporate law stipulates some state requirements for the creation of a new company or business. Once you have

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From Soft Drinks to Silicon Valley, a San Diego Business Attorney Believes that the Secret to Having the Edge in Business is Keeping Your Trade Secrets

The sweet-taste with the distinctive “kick” is one flavor many Americans wouldn’t forget.  It’s the taste that has earned Coca-Cola billions of dollars in sales.  The formula for Coca-Cola is also one of the best-kept trade secrets in American corporate folklore. Today, in the Information Age, the

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An Experienced Insurance Defense Attorney can Help You Fight Unfair Insurance Practices

Most Americans know the value of getting insurance.  Insurance provides protection against loss of income or large expenditure in the event of unfortunate events.  In a general motor or property insurance claim, the policyholder typically gets paid a sum equal to the estimated amount damage in case

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Business Lawyer Outlines the Paths to Take in Filing a Case for Trademark Infringement

It is said that imitation is the best form of flattery.  When you see someone dressing the same way you do, you’d probably be pleased knowing that someone sees you as a model.  But when it comes to your company’s trademark, that’s another matter.  Another business using

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A Business Litigation Lawyer in San Diego Stresses It’s to Your Advantage if You Tell Everything to Your Attorney

IT people have this maxim:  “Garbage in, garbage out.”  It simply means the information that you get out of a computer is just as good as the information that you put in. Wrong inputs produce wrong data. The same principle applies with the client-lawyer relationship.  A business

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“When principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then battle is your calling, and peace has become sin; you must, at the price of dearest peace, lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy, with all the fire of your faith.”

― Abraham Kuyper
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