Buying a Business

Buying a business can be risky business, so it’s important to do your homework and negotiate some “safety nets” into the transaction. Due diligence is the process in the transaction where you do your homework.  Best practice would be to assemble a Super Due Diligence...

AB 5 is alive!

As many employers know, Assembly Bill 5 (aka AB 5) went into effect on January 1, 2020.  For those not in the know, AB 5 codified and expanded the California Supreme Court’s holding in Dynamex v. Superior Court, wherein the Court adopted the ABC test.  Under the ABC...

Residential Unlawful Detainer: Resource Round-Up

We do not handle residential unlawful detainer (eviction) matters here at Jerry L. Freedman, APC.  We do, however, receive a lot of calls about residential unlawful detainers.  Fortunately, there are some great (free!) resources about residential eviction:...

Is Mediation for You?

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  Mediation is, essentially, a negotiation facilitated by a trained neutral third party.  A mediator works on behalf of both disputing parties in assisting a mutual compromise by 1) pointing out strengths and...