Business Law

SK Legal Counsel protects the interest of entrepreneurs and established business entities with the legal guidance necessary from inception to growth.

BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LAW

  • Incorporation of a business
  • Purchase, Sale, Transfer or Dissolution of a business
  • Contract Reviews / Purchase & Sale Agreements/Loan Agreements/Secured Transactions and mediation/Negotiation of disputes and breach of contract issues.
  • Drafting Employee Handbooks/Employee Contracts
  • Stock Option Plans
  • Private Placement Memorandums
  • Obtaining 501c3 Tax Exemptions
  • Intellectual Property, Trademark & Copyright Registration
  • Establishing a presence in California for out of state and foreign companies.

 

FRANCHISE LAW

We represent both franchisors and franchisees in obtaining, developing and successfully complying with all areas of franchise law, including:

  • Franchise Disclosure Document (Offering Circulars)
  • Master and sub-franchise agreements
  • Area development agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Purchase, sale or transfer of a franchise
  • Compliance with FTC regulations
  • State registrations
  • Software, equipment and copyright agreements
  • Trademark and use agreements
  • Leases and property agreements

 

REAL ESTATE LAW

Our firm recognizes the regulatory challenges and assists you in structuring your real estate transaction to maximize your potential and minimize your risk.

Our service list includes but is not limited to:

  • Acquisition, Construction and Design
  • Asset Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Co-ownership agreements
  • Licensing and Franchising
  • Easement agreements for water, electricity, drainage, access and gas
  • Equipment leases
  • Retail, office, industrial, commercial and residential leases
  • Commercial and residential leases
  • Real property sales and transfers
  • Security instruments

 

LANDLORD/TENANT RELATIONS

  • Evictions Notices
  • Unlawful Detainer Filings
  • Leases (Residential and Commercial)
  • Default Related Document Filings

 

BANKRUPTCY LAW

  • Chapter 7 (Liquidation)
  • Chapter 11 (Business Reorganization)
  • Chapter 13 (Private Reorganization)