Why You Should Use an Attorney to Form Your Business Entity
I have heard that a lot of people form their own business entities through legal zoom type services or by going directly to the Secretary of State without any council or tax advice. These are often the people who ask, “Why should I use an attorney to form my business entity?”. I wonder, if the […]October 30, 2020
Fictitious Firm Names
If you have a business entity, whether it is an LLC or a corporation, and are doing business in any different form of the name, then you may want to consider filing for a fictitious firm name (FFN), otherwise known as a DBA (doing business as). For example, we are technically “Morris Law Center, LLC”. […]October 23, 2020
What is the Streisand Effect?
In its simplest terms, the Streisand Effect is the belief that in the modern era efforts to suppress information can sometimes have the opposite effect and draw more attention to the information. This possibility now has several well documented examples of how it works and has become so well known that multiple courts have discussed […]August 27, 2020
What Are The Top Three Mistakes People Make When Forming an LLC in Nevada?
What are the top three mistakes people make when forming an LLC in Nevada? One. Making it member managed. We see this all the time. If you want to hide ownership, which is one of the benefits of having an LLC, then you do not make it member managed because then it literally shows the […]August 14, 2020
What to Look for When Signing a Contract
Before signing a contract, there are general things you should always look out for. We won’t cover everything here because most things are very contract specific, but there are some general things that I can give you tips on. Always make sure that you have the proper parties named in the contract. There are usually […]June 19, 2020
Can you Digitally Sign a Power of Attorney in Nevada?
By Timothy Wiseman A power of attorney is a document which gives one person the authority to make certain decisions and sign certain documents on behalf of another person. They are used in a variety of situations including powers of attorney for financial matters or for healthcare matters and they are commonly used to facilitate […]June 3, 2020
The Importance of an Operating Agreement in an LLC
What is the importance of an operating agreement in an LLC? If you have an LLC and you’re not the only member, member refers to owner when we’re talking about LLCs, if you have a partner or multiple partners and you all are members of an LLC, then you have to have an operating agreement, […]May 22, 2020
Attorney Liens in California vs. Attorney Liens in Nevada
Attorney liens are completely different in California than they are in Nevada. In Nevada and most states, attorney liens are generally creatures of statute. In California, they are entirely governed by contract with case law and ethical rules providing some limits, generally in a client’s favor. See e.g. Carroll v. Interstate Brands Corp., 99 Cal. App. 4th […]March 31, 2020
Employment Law for Employees and Employers in the Times of the Coronavirus
This is part of an interview between Brian Morris and Jeffrey Gronich of The Office of Jeffrey Gronich. With business closures and lay-offs happening due to the coronavirus, we want to talk about employment law because that’s one of the main questions that I’m getting. Although we handle business law here at Morris Law Center, […]March 26, 2020
The Importance of Getting it in Writing
I am often asked “What if I didn’t get an agreement in writing?” This comes up very, very frequently in my practice because we do a lot of litigation. Here is a simple example: you come in and you say ”Somebody sold me a lawn mower on Craigslist and told me that it was going […]March 6, 2020