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Getting Your LLC Documentation in Order

There are two nightmare scenarios that can turn a business enterprise from a dream into a horror story when a limited liability company’s (LLC) documentation is not in order. First, a failed LLC in California is treated as a general partnership for all purposes. Second, if you are a member of the failed LLC, you […]

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Business Incorporation Choices for 2018

What types of Businesses Entities Are There?  If you are looking to start a business in the East Bay then one of the first steps involves choosing which  business form best suits your needs. The most popular options include sole proprietorships, limited liability companies, and corporations. A sole proprietorship is not an entity, it is […]

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Musical Bands and LLC

Why Your Music Band May Need an LLC

In the beginning, things are great with your band, spending long afternoons jamming in your living room in Livermore and playing gigs in Pleasanton.  The last thing you ever think about is needing a business lawyer for musicians.  One does not need to look too far into music history to find examples of how bands […]

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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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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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LLC Attorneys Scale

You have an idea for a new software program and a passion for business, but will that be enough for you and your software startup company to succeed? Regardless of the contributions by friends and family, your decision to form a software company will cause you to confront several significant legal issues before your startup […]

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California Collections Law Firm

Money: without sufficient amounts of it, your new business idea is not likely to get very far. When starting a business or project, it is crucial to ensure that you have enough capital to pay for your startup expenses. Hiring a California business startup attorney to help you in taking the legal steps necessary to […]

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The Definition and Benefits of an LLC

A limited liability corporation (LLC) is one of many business entities that a small business owner may choose to create as he or she embarks on his or her entrepreneurial adventures. Like any other business entity available in California, a limited liability company has both advantages and disadvantages. By becoming familiar with these LLC pros […]

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Running a business with friends or others who share your vision and values can be extremely rewarding. This in part explains the appeal of partnerships – joint business ventures between two or more individuals in which each participant shares the costs and profits of the business. Your partnership, however, will only be as strong as […]

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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.