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At our law firm, we are dedicated to providing our clients with the latest legal news and insights on a wide range of topics. Our blog covers everything from business law and intellectual property to commercial litigation and contract law, providing valuable information and practical advice to help you navigate the legal landscape. Whether you are a business owner, entrepreneur, or simply someone interested in staying informed on legal matters, our blog is the place for you. We update our blog regularly with fresh, informative content, so be sure to check back often for the latest updates.

Litigation in California - Before Trial

Posted by Chris C. Han | Mar 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Litigating commercial disputes in California courts can be a complex and time-consuming process. Whether you are a plaintiff seeking to recover damages or a defendant defending against a lawsuit, there are several things you should be aware of before filing a lawsuit in California.

How to Risk Proof Your Drop-Ship Contracts?

Posted by Chris C. Han | May 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Drop-shipping might be a profitable way to carry out your business transaction, whether you are a freshly opened small business that still has to establish its niche online or a well-established company with deep-seated roots. It does, however, come with its challenges and risks. The good news is...

Automatic Renewal Laws in California & New York

Posted by Chris C. Han | Jan 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

California and New York implemented automatic renewal laws (ARLs) by enacting stringent negative option contracts requirements, including a first-ever cancellation requirement. Given the increased emphasis on ARL compliance by plaintiffs and public departments in both states, retailers should ens...

Common Defenses to Breach of Fiduciary Claims

Posted by Chris C. Han | Dec 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many business relationships form a fiduciary duty between a principal and the fiduciary. Litigation may also ensue, giving way to the defendant's scurrying to devise a defensive strategy. Understanding common defenses to breaches of fiduciary duties claim can help business leaders prevent them fr...

I Received A Subpoena; Now What?

Posted by Chris C. Han | Dec 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have recently received a subpoena, you may not fully understand what this means and how you need to fulfill the obligations that are a part of the process. The below information will provide you with everything you need to know in a simple, easy-to-understand style that cuts through legal ...

Force Majeure Clause in California Commercial Contracts

Posted by Chris C. Han | Nov 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Force majeure clauses in California commercial contracts shift performance loss risk from one party to another if an uncontrollable, unforeseen event occurs, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Generally, the force majeure clause's terms and conditions define the effect and scope, providing a contract...

The Three Primary Dispute Resolution Channels in the U.S.

Posted by Chris C. Han | Nov 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

There are times in life when a dispute arises that cannot be settled without assistance. When this is the case, there are three primary avenues to resolve a dispute in the United States: Mediation, arbitration, and litigation are your options to resolve disputes. Which dispute resolution channel ...

What Is an Offer of Judgment?

Posted by Chris C. Han | Oct 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) outlines Rule 68, which may grant a stay of proceedings, although used rarely. Under this rule, a federal court defendant of lawsuit can make an Offer of Judgment. An Offer of Judgment is a written proposal submitted to opposing parties to settle the pl...

Legal Formalities of Settlement Agreements

Posted by Chris C. Han | Aug 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

As a general rule,  a settlement agreement must have all the essential elements of a legally binding contract to be enforceable.[1] And formal requirements for contract execution are not needed — for example, the settling parties may use counterparts' signature pages to execute the agreement. Thi...

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