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Minimum Wage Rates in California (CA)

- Minimum Wage Rates in California (CA) - Below are current and future minimum wage rates in California. Click on the links provided for posters and additional wage information, including certain ...
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Owner Responsibility for Actions of His Employees

Introduction : An issue that occurs with businesses is whether the corporation is responsible for the business decisions its employees. Although this area of the law is very complicated what ...
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Owner Responsibility for Actions of His Employees

Introduction : An issue that occurs with businesses is whether the corporation is responsible for the business decisions its employees. Although this area of the law is very complicated what ...
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The 6 Steps to Ensuring Your Business Does Not Get Shut Down

Introduction : Many Asian businesses have problems with staying open because they are not compliant with the law or do things that get them sued. The following six points will help all business owners ...
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Choice of Entities - Protecting Yourself from Personal Liability for Business Actions

Introduction : Many people ask us about shielding themselves from liability because of a lawsuit. In California there are six main forms of entities that one can have in business. The following will ...
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U.S. Immigration and New CA Immigrant Worker Protection Act

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting director announced that the agency will quadruple to quintuple the number of workplace inspections it conducts in the coming year. Agents have been ...
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2018 Marijuana Status Update

Introduction : Marijuana is big business. This article explores the things you need to know as of the upcoming deadline on January 2, 2018 and what to consider before joining the thousands of people ...
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Legal Update - Upcoming California Legislation for 2018

California Enacts Salary History Prohibition Law New Law Effective January 1, 2018 California has enacted a law that generally prohibits employers from relying on an applicant's salary history. ...
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Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

Introduction : A record number of US Citizens are renouncing their citizenship. As of today’s date over 4,400 people have already decided to let go of their US citizenship in 2017 alone. Experts ...
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Trump Merit Based Immigration

Introduction : President Trump has stated since running for President that he would change our immigration system. Today, in response to the attack in New York City, President reiterated two things: ...
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How to Legally Do a Medical Spa

Summary of Article: Medical spas (surgical or non-surgical) can be legal if done properly. Any contract signed by the medical doctor must have the following requirements: (1) non-medical professionals ...
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U.S. District Court Strikes Down 2016 Federal Overtime Rule

We finally have a definitive answer to the status of the Overtime Rule that was blocked by an injunction in November, just before it was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. As for now, there ...
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Rights of Crime Victims

Introduction : In California, when you are hurt because of a crime you have a right to be compensated for the financial, emotional and physical loses you suffer. See how you can back damages below. ...
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**Minimum Wage Increase Notice**

Our team just wanted to send a reminder about the changes to minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinance for Los Angeles that go into effect on July 1, 2017. These apply to any company in the ...
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2017 Laws Affecting California Small Businesses

Legal changes affecting business owners If you are a small business in California, you should be aware of new mandates for 2017 that could affect your personnel practices. For larger employers, the HR ...
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New Laws Affecting Businesses in 2017

It’s time to talk new employment laws for 2017. Unless specified, all new legislation goes into effect on January 1, 2017. This year, quite a few bills feature delayed or phased-in ...
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Grand Opening of New Office & 10th Anniversary Celebration

On October 20, 2016, The Law Offices of Paul P. Cheng & Associates celebrated 10 years in service and the opening of our brand new office in Pasadena. We had over 200 guests and hosted many public ...
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Use of your Image

Introduction : Most people do not like getting their photos taken by people they do not know. But what happens when your name or photo is taken by someone and then used to promote their business? ...
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Identity Theft

Introduction : Identity theft costs billions of dollars to the US economy. For an individual person the average fraud amount is $5,720.00. Studies show that stolen identities can be bought for as ...
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Investor Visa (EB-5) A great way to buy your way into the American dream?

Introduction : Many people have heard about EB-5 or the Investor Visa available to non US Citizens as a path to US citizenship. This article is being written in accordance with the United States ...
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Wrongful Termination

Introduction : When an employee is discharged from work an issue arises: was the termination proper? An employer-employee relationship is like a marriage, very easy to get into, but difficult to ...
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Business and Professions Code 143 -The quick way to win a lawsuit without trial

Introduction : We are very lucky here at the firm. We have many more cases and clients then we need. Therefore, one of our goals here is to reduce the amount of time we spend in litigation. It is our ...
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Clearing the Title on Property

Introduction : Making sure that someone else does not have title to your property is very important for several reasons. If someone else claims title to your property they can potentially take out ...
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Ask the Attorney - Topic: What to do if you are Sued.

Introduction: One of the most depressing feelings in the world is to receive a summons and complaint. The topic for today is what one should do if a person or company gets sued. STEP #1: SHUT UP! Do ...
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Malicious Prosecution

Introduction : They say in America that anyone can sue anybody for anything. But what happens if you feel that you were sued wrongfully? The bottom example shows you what you can do if you were sued ...
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