E-Mail Etiquette – 10 Rules to Improve Your Email Correspondence Posted on March 20, 2017 in Business Law

Electronic mail (or e-mail) has become an essential tool in the business and legal worlds. After 30 plus years of e-mail use, I have received and endured e-mail messages of all types. Some are formal and others are lax and almost un-readable. Recently, it occurred to me that maybe what is needed are some basic rules of etiquette for e-mail messaging. Below, I have listed 10 rules of e-mail etiquette I believe will help ensure your e-mail ...

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How To Find A Lawyer Who is a Good Match for Your Needs Posted on March 21, 2015 in Business Law

Lawyers are like doctors. They specialize in anything from criminal law to real estate to personal injury. You want to find a lawyer who specializes in law that concerns you. The lawyer who handles criminal matters does not know about the issues that concern a real estate sale or lease. A good lawyer is like a partner who will help you understand everything from laws and customs in your area to details of your particular ...

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Do You Have The Correct Authorized Number Of Directors? Posted on March 15, 2015 in Business Law

We have found corporations with the wrong number of authorized directors numerous times in our many years of practice. California, unlike other states, has some very precise rules and these frequently seem missed. The Bylaws of many California corporations establish a minimum and maximum number of directors and permit the board to fix the exact number within that range. The Bylaws might provide for a minimum of 3 directors and a maximum of 7. Unfortunately, this is ...

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