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Doing Business Online

There are lots of people in Livermore who work from home, and many of them could use a business lawyer for home businesses.  In 1995, audiences thought it was outrageous when Homer Simpson worked from home, wearing a comfy muumuu, but it was one of many times in the 90s when The Simpsons was way […]

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JGPC Law - Alameda County Business and Corporate Mediation Attorneys

The East Bay is a great place to start a business, especially in the tech or entertainment industry.  Part of the excitement of startups is that you and your partners are building something from scratch.  For many of your dealings in the early phase of your business, you can let innovation and intuition be your […]

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JGPC Law - Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore Business Attorneys - What You Should Know About Judgments

Starting a business in the Bay Area is not like starting a business somewhere else.  When you hire a lawyer to help with business formation, you want someone who knows the entrepreneurship environment in your local area and the laws that will apply to the business.  A business lawyer who has only worked with companies […]

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Pros and Cons of an LLC Designation

As your LLC designation law firm can more fully inform you, starting your business as a limited liability company (LLC) can provide you and your fledgling enterprise with considerable benefits and protections. These benefits and protections, however, can come with certain “costs” – drawbacks of which you should be aware. It is therefore advisable to […]

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Business Attorney Office

JGPC Business and Corporate Law is proud to announce that it has opened another office location at 373 North L Street in Livermore, CA.  The new office will provide all the same legal services as the services available at the original JGPC office in Pleasanton. The motivation for opening a second office is to provide […]

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Ideas, creative inventions and processes, and trademarks are what help give you an edge over your competition, and it is your intellectual property (IP) attorney’s job to ensure these assets continue to provide you benefits and advantages for years to come. Your IP attorney’s mission is simple: to help you take advantage of intellectual property […]

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California Collections Law Firm

Someone recently asked about the legal implications of altering something yourself, such as piece of furniture, of selling the altered furniture in person, of selling the altered furniture via the Internet, of making a copy of the furniture, of instructing others on how to perform these alterations. In the current vernacular, some people call these […]

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small business law

Three Deal-Breakers in Franchise Agreements

A franchise may be the perfect way for budding entrepreneurs with little capital and/or little experience in operating a business to get started with their own business. When you choose to operate a franchise, a larger parent company agrees to permit you to sell their product or service – and oftentimes agrees to assist you […]

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California Collections Law Firm

Commercial Law FAQs For the new California entrepreneur, one consistent piece of advice you are likely to hear is to retain the services of an experienced commercial law attorney. While this is certainly good advice, the reasons why this is so may not be as readily apparent. This is because most new entrepreneurs – and […]

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In times past, creditors – that is, those who lent debtor’s property or services on a promise that the obligation would be paid – held considerable power over debtors. If a debtor failed to pay his or her obligation, there was little in the law to prevent the creditor from having the debtor thrown in […]

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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.