• The Importance of a Real Estate Lawyer

    Whether you’re buying or selling a property, a real estate lawyer can protect your interests and shield you from major financial loss. The complexity of real estate law can make transactions confusing for laypeople, from those purchasing residential property to businesses purchasing commercial locations. Before you enter into an agreement, consult a real estate lawyer […]

  • Understanding Debt Financing and Loan Transactions

    Understanding Debt Financing and Loan Transactions Debt financing is a specialized, complex area that goes to the heart of a company’s business, whether that business is real estate, low tech, or high tech. Loan transactions directly affect cash flow, and therefore are the lifeblood of any enterprise. For the lender, such as a bank, financial […]

  • Understanding Employment Law

    When you own a business, issues with employment law always come up. Because of the complexity of this area of law, it is important for your business to work with a good business and employment attorney so you are protected from lawsuits and other disputes. Companies of all sizes need a business law firm serving […]

  • Your Terms Of Use May Already Be Dead

    By Robert Hawn Working with technology start-ups in the San Francisco Bay Area, I am often asked to review websites to make sure that appropriate mechanisms are in place to protect the company that is operating the site. One area that I typically look at is the terms that govern the use of the site. […]

  • What Is Corporate Law?

    The legal field permeates nearly every aspect of life, from the cars you drive (personal injury law) to the child custody agreement you’re negotiating (family law). While some lawyers specialize in helping clients through a difficult divorce or obtaining compensation for injuries, others specialize in advising business owners and facilitating the success of companies. These […]

  • The Steps of Hiring an Attorney

    For a business owner, the time to hire a corporate attorney is not after running into legal problems; it’s before they occur. By working with a corporate lawyer on an ongoing basis, you can ensure that your business is properly formed, that it is in full compliance with all applicable regulations, and that you are […]

  • Spotlight on Business and Entity Formations

    To form a business, you need a lot more than just a good idea and a marketing strategy. You need the expertise of a corporate attorney . A corporate attorney near San Jose can help you make the right choices for your business today that can led to success in the future. For example, your […]

  • What Is the Role of the Real Estate Attorney?

    Are you thinking of purchasing some property? It’s in your best interests to consult a real estate lawyer. While your real estate agent can help you find the right house for your needs, your real estate lawyer can make sure you understand your legal rights and obligations with regard to the transaction. When you work […]

  • Bob Hawn Speaking at Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California

    Bob Hawn will be speaking in September at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California on a panel concerning intellectual property protection and attorney ethical issue in cyberspace.

  • The New California LLC Act – Part I, Forming the LLC

    As of January 1, 2014, the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“RULLCA”), California’s new limited liability company act went into effect. The previous LLC act had been in place for almost 20 years, with relatively few changes. The RULLCA is a complete re-write of the law. It applies to all existing California LLCs […]