Advice from Small Business Attorneys about the Best Practices for Unpaid Internships

Hiring interns is a perfectly acceptable way of adding to your workforce. However, it can get a little tricky when you are thinking of not paying the intern. This is a common question and an activity that requires caution. There are a number of criteria that must apply to the job and the intern. Incorporation…

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The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law

A month from now, on July 1, employees will begin to accrue paid sick leave under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law. The new law mandates that employees who work 30 or more days within a year in California be given at least 24 hours of…

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Question: What type of information would you need to produce corporate records?

As far as the corporate records, when I researched the requirements online, it seemed that we only needed to record officer meeting minutes at least once annually to be in compliance. There was not much change that occurred in the business over the years since inception. What type of information would you need to produce…

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Getting Your Small Business Started as a Sole Proprietorship (DBA)

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Legal advice for starting a sole proprietorship in California If you’ve decided to start a business, you may not be aware of all the legal requirements. The state, county, and city all make laws affecting businesses, no matter how large or small. Even if you choose to open a small business, the regulations can be…

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Orange County Attorney Winter Newsletter 2014

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Your Law – Winter Newsletter 2014 This quarter the newsletter focuses on driver’s license laws and reminders, disclosing information when selling your home; choosing the executor of your will; and the steps to take before signing a contract.   Your Driver’s License – Understanding the Rules of the Road It is important to know the…

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