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FROM VETERAN TO BUSINESS OWNER

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By Kelly Bagla, Esq. Did you know out of the 27.9 million businesses in the United States, 2.45 million of them are owned by Veterans? 70% of American consumers are more likely to buy from a veteran owned business than from a business not owned by a veteran.  Starting or running a business takes courage,…

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3 Reasons Why This California Business Attorney Chose Carlsbad

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Bagla Law Firm, a leading expert in business formation and asset protection, has been doing business in Carlsbad, California for more than a decade. Why did business attorney, Kelly Bagla, Esq. choose Carlsbad? And why has she continued to build her California Law Firm in this oceanside community? Here are three top reasons why this…

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DETAILS MATTER. ESPECIALLY IN LEGAL AGREEMENTS

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Have you ever wondered if that contract you were reading actually needed all those legal terms?  Every term, condition, and individual facet of a legally binding contract can make a world of difference. Wording can make or break obligations, definitions can simplify the language or cause confusion, and missing or included elements can be the…

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2021 COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTAL PAID SICK LEAVE

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With the 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law, which became law effective March 29, 2021, many qualifying employees now have access to 80 hours of paid time off for virus-related reasons.  Covered employees in the public or private sectors who work for employers with more than 25 employees are entitled to up to 80…

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MINIMUM WAGE LAW IN CALIFORNIA

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With the new year comes new laws and the one that every employer needs to know is the minimum wage increase in California.  The minimum wage is the minimum hourly rate that nearly all California employees must be paid for their work by law.  In California, the applicable minimum wage depends on the size of…

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MUST HAVE CHECKLIST FOR STARTUPS

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Starting your own business can be a difficult task and complying with all of the legal requirements can be overwhelming. The following list includes the most important elements any startup should meet to avoid a list of potential legal issues. 1)         Form the proper business entity Choosing the proper business entity for your startup…

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WHAT IS A COPYRIGHT?

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There is much confusion around what people can trademark or copyright.  A copyright is a type of legal protection given to content creators and artists. When a person creates a story, a work of art, or a piece of software, the copyright provides legal ownership of the work. The creator receives exclusive rights to the…

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT STATE TO REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS IN 2021

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The real question is: “Which State do you want to get sued in?” Embarking on a new business venture can be both challenging and rewarding. One of the biggest challenges a new business owner faces is choosing a state of incorporation or the state in which their business will be registered. Choosing the state of…

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WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO INCORPORATE?

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Have you been thinking about starting a business or incorporating a business or an existing sole proprietorship?  If so, you might be wondering what’s the best time to incorporate.  Should you try to squeeze it in before the end of the year or wait until next year? Below are three tips for determining when is…