Business Law

FORMATION:
  • Creating business plans
  • Entity selection counseling
  • Private offering memorandums
  • Formation of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, sole proprietorships and non-profits
  • Corporate governing documents (bylaws, operating agreements, partnership agreements)
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Business succession planning
  • Federal and state regulatory compliance
  • Entity dissolution
CONTRACTS:
  • Contract drafting and review of:
    • Employment agreements
    • Vendor  agreements
    • Licensing agreements
  • Entertainment agreements
    • Distribution agreements
    • Production financing agreements
    • Music licensing
    • Soundtracks
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Purchase and sale agreements
EMPLOYMENT  MATTERS:
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee classification
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor  agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Employee wage, meal, hour, and break compliance
  • Workplace safety requirements
  • Counsel on compliance with the Affordable Care Act
  • Labor board actions
  • Sexual harassment and discrimination claims
PRIVACY AND SECURITY MATTERS:
  • Review website for:
    • Potential legal issues
    • Website terms and conditions
    • Compliance with privacy laws

Litigation

  • Business contract disputes
  • Business torts, including fraud and interference
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Unfair competition
  • Corporate and partnership disputes and litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Trademark and copyright disputes
  • Entertainment litigation
  • Arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures
  • Collections on judgments

Immigration Law

  • Immigrant (greencard) processing through family, job, and DV lottery
  • Application for Naturalization
  • Visitors and tourists (B-1/B-2)
  • Fiance/Spouse Visas
  • Students/Visitors (F-1)
  • Members of recognized professions (E-3/H-1-b)
  • Persons with an international or national reputation/acclaim including: artists, athletes, models, writers, producers and other entertainers (O-1/P-1)
  • Managers and executives of multinational corporations (L-1)

Debt Collection

Pre-Litigation:

  • Demand letters
  • Settlement discussions


Post Judgment:

  • Bank levies
  • Charging orders
  • Collecting from third parties
  • Forced sales of real property
  • Fraudulent transfer
  • Judgment debtor examinations
  • Out-of-state judgments
  • Personal property levies
  • Real property liens
  • Wage garnishment

Copyright & Trademark

  • Selecting a good trademark and researching its availability
  • Registering trademarks and copyrights
  • Monitoring trademarks to prevent unauthorized use by third parties
  • Domain name challenges
  • Licensing agreements
  • Trademark litigation
  • Copyright litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Drafting work-for hire agreements to ensure you retain ownership of your intellectual property

Bankruptcy

  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 13

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Law Office of Brenda A. Prackup
A Professional Corporation
5 Upper Newport Plaza,
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Tel: 949-535-4553
Email: info@baplawoffice.com