When would it be wise for my business to utilize confidentiality agreements?

By | May 13, 2008

Along the same lines as covenants not to compete are confidentiality agreements. Many times an employee or partner will leave a business and the need for a complete “no competition” agreement is not necessary. A simple confidentiality agreement may be entirely suitable when attempting to protect a company’s secret food recipe, cooking technique, perfume formula, varnishing mixture, anything… Read More »

When should I use a bill of sale?

By | May 13, 2008

Many people think that a bill of sale is not necessary when selling an antique table or the old junk car in the backyard. However, a bill of sale should be used when any personal property is disposed of. It is a necessary contract to protect both parties. The bill of sale sets out the terms upon which… Read More »

What is a notice of assignment?

By | May 13, 2008

An assignment takes place when one party is holding a right to property, claims, bills, lease, etc., of another party and wishes to pass it along (or sell it) to a third party. As complicated as that sounds, it really isn’t. Strangely enough, many assignments can be made under the law without immediately informing, or obtaining the permission,… Read More »

What is an affidavit?

By | May 13, 2008

An affidavit is a simple statement of fact sworn to by the person signing it. Affidavits are used under many circumstances when a person wishes to give their testimony of truth to another party.

Protect your Business with Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements

By | May 12, 2008

Are your concerned about your business’ trade secrets or intellectual property? If so, you can take advantage of special agreements designed to prohibit the disclosure of companies’ most vital and sensitive information. The two types of labor forms most commonly used by businesses to protect their confidential information are Non-Disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements.

A Simple, Inexpensive way to Create your Will

By | May 12, 2008

Are you one of the nearly two-thirds of Americans who doesn’t have a Will? If cost or inconvenience has prevented you from composing your Will, you can stop putting off the inevitable today. Although in the past people primarily relied on attorneys to create their Wills, today you can compose your own completely legal Will quickly and easily… Read More »

Using Internet Business Forms to Protect your Rights

By | May 12, 2008

Do you operate an Internet business? If you buy or sell websites, it is essential that you use the correct legal documents to facilitate your transactions. No matter how small or large your Internet business is or what volume of work you do, Internet business forms are necessary to protect your rights.

When should you Insist on an Indemnity Agreement?

By | May 12, 2008

Businesses, individuals and organizations use indemnity forms to outline and record details involving financial responsibilities every day. Insurance policies are one example of indemnity agreements.

Are you Considering a Legal Name Change?

By | May 12, 2008

There are many reasons individuals choose to change their name. Marriage is one reason and divorce is another, but these are certainly not the only two life events that prompt people to change their names.

Access Grant Deeds for Real Estate Transactions Online

By | May 12, 2008

If you are purchasing or selling real estate, a Grant Deed will be a very important part of the transaction. There are several different types of deeds that are used in real estate sales, but Grant Deeds are the most common in California. Grant Deeds are documents that are used by owners to grant their interests in and… Read More »