Bankruptcy Terminology

Bankruptcy Terminology

Bankruptcy Terminology - Rancho Cordova's Bankruptcy Attorney Bankruptcy attorneys read and hear terms all the time and sometimes attorneys can forget these terms are foreign to the uninitiated.  The Bankruptcy Code provides a range of definitions in 11 USC §101.  We're listing a few of the terms below. Case. A “case” refers to the umbrella case commenced by the filing…
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Close Corporations

Close Corporations

Rancho Cordova Business Attorneys on Close Corporations Close corporations are easy to form and operate.  They're smaller corporations that provide great opportunities for shareholders to design their own corporate governance.  For example, they can waive mandatory meetings of the board of directors and shareholders thereby enabling the corporation to operate more efficiently and effectively.  Close corporations are often overlooked, but…
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Rancho Cordova Bankruptcy Means Test and Median Income After April 1 2014

Rancho Cordova Bankruptcy Means Test and Median Income After April 1 2014

Are you eligible for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Rancho Cordova Bankruptcy Means Test and Median Income After April 1 2014 The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District, considers numerous factors when deciding whether to grant a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy discharge.  The means test and the bankruptcy filers median income are two of the most important.  This post will discuss the new Rancho Cordova Bankruptcy Median Income…
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Baywatch Star Donna D’Errico Files Bankruptcy

Baywatch Star Donna D’Errico Files Bankruptcy

Baywatch Star Donna D’Errico Files Bankruptcy The 1995 Playboy playmate and Baywatch star Donna D’Errico has filed for bankruptcy.  Her bankruptcy petition with the court lists assets valued at $413,574.74 and liabilities totaling $947,332.22.  Ms. D'Errico claims to have only $20 cash on hand and one of her bank accounts is even overdrawn.   She also accumulated credit card debt of over $20,000.…
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LA DUI Checkpoints to Use Oral Swabs for Drugs

LA DUI Checkpoints to Use Oral Swabs for Drugs The Los Angeles Police Department will be using a swab testing tool at DUI checkpoints this New Year's Eve.  The oral swabs will test for intoxication by illegal substances.  The oral swab test screens for amphetamines, cocaine, benzodiazepine (Xanax), methadone, methamphetamine, narcotic analgesics, and THC.  The results of the test on…
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Foreign Corporations

Foreign Corporations

Foreign Corporations - Sacramento's Business Attorneys Corporations Code § 171 defines “foreign corporation” to mean any corporation other than a domestic corporation.  I know.  That definition is not helpful.  Basically, a foreign corporation is a corporation not formed in California.  These foreign corporations may not transact intrastate business in California without first obtaining the proper certifications.  Corporations Code § 2105(a). What is…
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I-864 Affidavit of Support

I-864 Affidavit of Support

In order to petition for an immigrant to become a US permanent resident (green card holder), the petitioner must show the ability to support the person financially. The US government is concerned with the possibility that the intending immigrant might become reliant on government welfare. The I-864 Affidavit of Support (or its equivalent, I-864EZ, which is used by petitioners sponsoring…
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Revenge Porn is Criminal Disorderly Conduct

Revenge Porn is Criminal Disorderly Conduct

Revenge Porn is Criminal Disorderly Conduct California has become the second State to ban "revenge porn."  Revenge porn is defined as "sexually explicit media of a person, such as a former partner, that is distributed online in order to humiliate them as revenge." In 2010, Hunter Moore set up a website called IsAnyoneUp?  The website permitted individuals to submit naked pictures of other people.  It…
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Hells Angels Claim Young Jeezy of Trademark Infringement

Hells Angels Claim Young Jeezy of Trademark Infringement

Hells Angels Claim Young Jeezy of Trademark Infringement Rapper Young Jeezy designed a clothing line called "8732 Apparel" that features a winged head.  A winged head that looks strikingly familiar to the Hell's Angels logo.  At least that's what the Hell's Angels thought and they're now suing for trademark infringement.   What do you think? Contact Sacramento's Trademark Attorneys Feel…
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