San Diego Business Law Blog | Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation

San Diego Asset Purchase Lawyers

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 23, 2017

When should you contact the experienced San Diego asset purchase lawyers at the Watkins Firm?  Any time you intend to purchase another company’s inventory, equipment, real estate, customer base, production lines, vehicles, technology or other assets you must protect your exposure to hidden liabilities and work with the proven attorneys at […]

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Support Negotiating a Commercial Lease in San Diego

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 21, 2017

The Watkins Firm has decades of experience for clients who need support negotiating a commercial lease in San Diego or Southern California.  The successful negotiation of a commercial lease is a tremendous opportunity to lock in business profitability and position your company for long term growth and prosperity.  […]

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Obtaining Access to Corporate Records and Documents as a Minority Shareholder

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 20, 2017

Are you having problems obtaining access to corporate records and documents as a minority shareholder in a corporation?  Are you involved a dispute with corporate executives, the Board of Directors or majority shareholders?  You have rights under California law and the Watkins Firm has decades […]

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The Advantage of a California Professional Corporation for a Healthcare Business

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 16, 2017

What is the advantage of a California Professional Corporation for a healthcare business, medical practice or professional practice in San Diego?  Why is a California PC a better legal entity than an LLC, S-Corporation or C-Corporation?  California has specifically established the Professional Corporation or PC for those with advanced […]

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I Received a Reservation of Rights Letter from my Insurance Company

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 14, 2017

I received a Reservation of Rights letter from my insurance company recently, should I be concerned? Absolutely.  This is a huge red flag that you are financially at risk in any insurance related dispute or lawsuit.  The Reservation of Rights letter basically means the insurance […]

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What Should You Do if Your Insurance Company is Acting in Bad Faith

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 13, 2017

What should you do if your insurance company is acting in bad faith in San Diego or southern California?  What is the difference between insurance bad faith and a principled dispute between the insured and their own insurance company?  California has strict laws […]

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San Diego Employer Invited to Informal Labor Commission Hearing or Conference

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 10, 2017

A San Diego employer invited to an informal Labor Commission hearing or conference needs expert legal representation.  These meetings are anything but “informal.”  The first thing the deputy labor commissioner will do is grill you on California and federal labor laws.  They will not only […]

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Are You Concerned about Non-Payment of Dividends

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 9, 2017

Are you a shareholder who is concerned about non-payment of dividends or other actions by majority shareholders?  Usually dividends are the payment of a corporation’s profit to its shareholders governed by a shareholders agreement or the corporate documents of the corporation.  In many cases, dividends may be reinvested in […]

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Why is an LLC Operating Agreement So Important

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 8, 2017

Why is an LLC operating agreement so important for a San Diego startup or existing business?  Why do so many LLCs fail to effectively utilize this crucial corporate document?  The LLC operating agreement establishes not only the responsibility of an LLC’s owners or “members,” it protects the ownership […]

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What is the Risk Associated with a Joint Venture

On behalf of Daniel Watkins of Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Posted On November 7, 2017

What is the risk associated with a joint venture and why should San Diego businesses approach these opportunities with caution and due diligence?  A joint venture is usually a temporary entity combining the interests of two or more separate companies with harmonious business interests.  It sounds good […]

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