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On September 25, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1007 into law. Senate Bill 1007, codified in Section 1282.5 of the California Code of Civil Procedure, provides new protections for the little guy (including consumers and employees) in arbitration proceedings. Senate Bill 1007 gives any party to an arbitration proceeding "the right to have a certified shorthand reporter transcribe any deposition, proceeding, or hearing as the official record." Previously [...]
In September of 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1241, which adds Section 925 to the Labor Code. Labor Code §925 further restricts out of state employers from evading California’s strict employee protection laws.
Effective January 1, 2017, California Labor Code §925 restricts out of state employers ability to require employees who primarily [...]
According to the California Supreme Court, interest charges on unpaid invoices for goods and services are legal if the right to collect interest is set forth in your contract, or invoice, and if the mount of interest being charged is [...]
Effective January 1, 2016, SB 161 creates the California’s Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (UVTA) codified in California Civil Code § 3439 et. seq. The purpose of the UVTA is to make it easier for creditors to attach and reclaim assets transferred by a debtor to a third party while the debtor was “insolvent.” Under the prior law, creditors were often forced to prove by clear and convincing evidence that the debtor was trying to commit fraud. Under the new UVTA, to void a transfer that occurs after January [...]
Beginning January 1, 2016, the IRS standard mileage rate deduction for business use of a vehicle is 54 cents per mile (down 3.5 cents from [...]
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Located in Los Angeles, California, the Law Office of Melissa C. Marsh handles business law and corporation law matters as a lawyer for clients throughout Los Angeles including Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Valley Village, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Hollywood, West LA as well as Riverside County, San Fernando, Ventura County, and Santa Clarita. Attorney Melissa C. Marsh has considerable experience handling business matters both nationally and internationally. We routinely assist our clients with incorporation, forming a California corporation, forming a California llc, partnership, annual minutes, shareholder meetings, director meetings, getting a taxpayer ID number (EIN), buying a business, selling a business, commercial lease review, employee disputes, independent contractors, construction, and personal matters such as preparing a will, living trust, power of attorney, health care directive, and more.