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Business in the Time of Covid19

As of March 16, 2020, everyone has been urged to work from home, if possible, and it is likely to last several weeks, or even months. Here are some things Read More

Boilerplate Protects Your Business

Do you know the term “boilerplate language?” Some people don’t.  The legal term “boilerplate,” is used for terms used again and again. It derives from the sturdiness and protection of Read More

Credit Card Surcharges Will Soon Be Legal in California

By: Andrew K Jacobson [caption id="attachment_2499" align="alignright" width="346"] (Sur) Charge![/caption] A group of California small businesses have successfully challenged California’s long-time ban on credit card surcharges. However, for the moment, they are Read More

Startups and Trademarks

You and your friends have discussed, with increasing enthusiasm, your idea for a new business. Maybe you want to produce an app, or maybe a restaurant pairing different cuisines. You Read More

21st Century Law

August 10, 2017. By: Andrew K Jacobson The California Supreme Court will be deciding if it will lower the admissions standards for the  State Bar. California currently has one of the highest Read More

AV Preeminent: Andrew Jacobson Receives Peer Review Rating™ for Bay Oak Law from Martindale-Hubbell®

This just in -- Martindale-Hubbell has just given Andy Jacobson the "AV Preeminent" Rating for Business Law, Intellectual Property, and Labor and Employment. That is the highest rating available for Read More

7 Myths About Incorporation for Small & Medium Enterprises

Incorporating Is The Only Way to Shield My Assets If There Is a Catastrophe. Starting a small business has its risks. It takes a lot of work, there are lots of Read More

New Employment Laws for 2016

There were new developments in California employment law that every business owner needs to know. Minimum Wage. Most already know that California raised the minimum wage to $10 per hour as of Read More

Game of -- Pawns?

The FBI has asked us all to be on the lookout for foreign intelligence agents -- in the form of American students who interned overseas. [caption id="attachment_1612" align="alignright" width="202"] Easily sacrificed?[/caption] The Read More

Forming a Business Entity… Which Entity is Right for Your Small Business or Start-up?

By Daniel Richardson One of the most common questions I am asked by owners of small businesses and start-ups is whether they should form a business entity, such as a corporation Read More

Shallow Pockets

By Andrew Jacobson The first question plaintiff lawyers ask when a new lawsuit comes their way is “where are the deep pockets?” Suing the villain is fine, but winning only gets Read More

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