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Level 4 & 5 Asset Protection

Today we wrap up our discussion of asset protection with a brief analysis of the fourth and fifth levels of asset protection. Level 4 Asset Protection involves the use of entities such as LLCs, LPs, FLICs, FLIPs, foreign or domestic asset protection trusts, QPERTS and other entities for protection of personally owned assets. Level Four Asset Protection would involve the use of domestic or foreign asset protection trusts. Many states now authorize the use of “self settled trusts” that can be used...

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Level 2 & 3 Asset Protection

Today we continue our discussion of Asset Protection with a brief analysis of the second and third Levels of Asset Protection. Level 2 Asset Protection is basic estate planning that everyone should have. The types of entities or powers we are talking about here would include: wills, revocable living trusts, durable powers of attorney, heath care powers and special needs trusts. JGPC Law does not provide level two services but we’re happy to provide you with referrals to competent estate planners...

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Level 1 Asset Protection

Yesterday we gave a brief introdution to the concept of Asset Protection. Today we will dig a little deeper by explaining the first level of Asset Protection. Level 1 Asset Protection is the use of business entities. Everyone engaged in a business or professional practice should consult an experienced business attorney to consider the formation of an Asset Protection entity, such as a corporation, LLC, LLP or LP, to help protect both the business assets placed in the entity and owner’s...

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An Introduction to Asset Protection

Asset Protection is a topic few people understand.  Today we begin a multi-part series on Asset Protect to help you understand this topic.  There are two rules to Asset Protection and five levels to Asset Protection that you should keep in mind.  We begin with describing these rules and reviewing the five levels. The first rule of Asset Protection is that you will be in a much stronger position if you set up the asset protection structure before you need it. If you wait until a claim has arisen...

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Hacienda Network, JGPC Law

Transactional Law Specialists Represent Firms Ranging from Startups to the Fortune 100 Attorneys By Nicole Zaro Stahl The three attorneys and two paralegals at JGPC Business & Corporate Law started 2008 in a newly purchased office condo on Stoneridge Drive, after a dozen years in rented space in a building outside Hacienda just a few blocks away. “We will be adding a couple of attorneys and a paralegal or two in the near future, and this will give us a little more space,” comments founding...

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Blue Sky Law

LSI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008 – BLUE SKY LAW By Jim Gulseth, JGPC LAW, Pleasanton, California I. What Are “Blue Sky” Laws? “A blue sky law is a state law in the United States that regulates the offering and sale of securities to protect the public from fraud. Though the specific provisions of these laws vary among states, they all require the registration of all securities offerings and sales, as well as of stock brokers and brokerage firms. Each state’s blue sky law is administered by its...

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News, Articles, Brochures 2005-2009

JGPC Published Articles 2005 Business Law News – Treble Damages 2006 Business Law News – Web Ownership 2006 California Lawyer – Website Ownership 2008 Hacienda Network – JGPC Law Focuses JGPC Newsletters 060915 Newsletter 061215 Newsletter 070123 Newsletter JGPC Brochures NBI Advanced LLC Issues in California NBI Use LLCs as a Framework for Success NBI Advanced LLC Issues Legal Secretaries, Incorporated Conference 2008 – Blue Sky Law

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About Us

JGPC Business & Corporate Law specializes in providing cost-effective, quality legal services for business start-ups, business formations, business sales, mergers & acquisitions, business contracts, business transactions, business litigation, incorporations & corporation law, dispute resolution & arbitration, intellectual property, trademarks & trade secrets law, limited liability company law & asset protection. JGPC lawyers are highly skilled with top credentials and extensive...

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JGPC Business Law is a business law firm providing cost-effective, quality legal services to privately held businesses, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), general partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), limited partnerships (LP), trusts, business start ups, entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, executives, investors, buyers & sellers throughout the Tri-Valley and the East Bay Area, including Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Castro Valley, Fremont, Tracy, Modesto, Manteca, Stockton and all of Alameda County and Contra Costa County. We are here to serve all of your business and corporate law needs.