Choosing a Business entity? Considering business formation?

CHOOSING A BUSINESS ENTITY What type of entity will your business take? An important, but often misunderstood, decision in the life of a business is the entrepreneur’s or existing business owner’s choice among the different forms of legal entities under which the business can operate. The decision is determinative regarding the tax treatment and legal liability of both the business and its owners. This Legal Update addresses the basic characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of the various business entity options. The … Continued

Menifee Lawyer is expanding

Menifee Law Office | Menifee Lawyer is expanding After nearly five years in our present location we are expanding our office! We are almost doubling our square footage and constructing a better office experience for our clients. Once the construction is complete we will have more defined lobby, information center, conference room, and more office space. Please bear with us during the construction.  

Tax Facts to know when selling a home

  Did you know that the Attorney at Raxter Law – Menifee Lawyer is also a real estate broker? We can assist clients with all their real estate needs including real estate litigation, broker/agent issues, or even listing your property for sale and protecting you during the process of selling your home. Call us today to have a lawyer on your side for no extra charge* (951) 226-5294   *Our office charges standard industry rates to list,market, and sell property and do … Continued

Common Credit Score Myths

Did you know that you that Jeremiah Raxter, Esq.  is also a real estate broker? We can assist clients with all their real estate needs including real estate litigation, broker/agent issues, or even listing your property for sale and protecting you during the process of selling your home.

Court to review cap on Egg Donor Fees

The Recorder just published a great article on a class action lawsuit regarding women claiming the free market, not medical organizations, should control the price of eggs donated for fertility treatments hit a major milestone in court Tuesday. Read more: http://www.therecorder.com/id=1202717061348/Court-Agrees-to-Review-Caps-on-Egg-Donor-Fees#ixzz3RDPCvQok

Should you collect customers Zip Codes?

A: The safe answer is no. Currently there no clear legal answer on whether you are allowed to ask customers their zip code. The typical situation is this – A customer checks out at your local retail store and in completing the sale the cashier asks the customer for their zip code. There are at least two pending lawsuits where customers have filed suit against the retailers who requested zip codes. Not only are the customers claiming that the practice … Continued

How to Locate your Court

The California Judicial Branch provides helpful information on how to locate your Superior Court. Click here to find your Court.

Beware of Scams Targeting the Elderly

SCAMS – If it’s too good to be true…well you know! This month I was planning to write an article covering the topic of conservatorships, however, an issue was brought to my attention this month that is of a more pressing nature. This month alone approximately ten clients have been the attempted victims of a scam. Luckily, none became actual victims. So, let me use this opportunity to discuss a few of the common scams that are running rampant as … Continued

Did you know?

Did you know that the Court just ruled that the Provision of the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971 prohibiting retailers from requesting or requiring personal identification information from a cardholder does not apply to online transactions?