Legal Question in Employment Law in California

If my wife and I own a S-corporation in California and we are sued for wrongful termination, can we defend ourselves?

Asked on 7/11/13, 1:19 pm

4 Answers from Attorneys

A corporate entity must be represented by counsel.

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Answered on 7/11/13, 1:23 pm

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

No. Corporations must be represented by licensed attorneys. Subchapter S status only affects tax treatment. In all other respects an S-Corp is the same as any other corporation.

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Answered on 7/11/13, 1:34 pm
Kristine Karila Law Office of Kristine S. Karila

No. The judge will require the corporation to be represented by an attorney because that is what the law requires. Call an employment law attorney to discuss the case. She/he may be able to help you resolve the matter in an efficient manner to avoid alot of legal fees. Many employment law attorneys offer a free initial phone consultation.

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Answered on 7/11/13, 1:58 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

No you may not. If you would like a free consultation in this matter feel free to call my office at 818 345-0123. You should also check with your insurance agent as you may have coverage for this.

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Answered on 7/11/13, 2:46 pm

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