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The Inner Workings of the Mechanics' Lien

If you've ever had a mechanics' lien placed on your property you know that it has nothing to do with your car or the mechanic that you use for auto repairs. But if you've never heard much about this particular legal maneuver, you'll agree with most of the people who find themselves in a similar position: the name is what makes the mechanics' lien so confusing; they are actually most often used by subcontractors and suppliers. It's a legal claim against a property that has been improved or remodeled in some way.

How Does Mutual Mistake Lead to Revocation of a Contract?

In reference to contract law, the "mutual mistake" is a defense that can be raised by individuals who wish to avoid their contractual obligations. This type of defense claims that both parties involved in the contract based their agreement to the terms on a mistaken assumption or false information. In the mutual assumption defense, a party claims that having entered into the contract with inaccurate assumptions in place makes the contract is void.

What to Do if You Are Served with a Subpoena

What-to-Do-if-You-Are-Served-with-a-Subpoena-300x200.jpgWhen you find yourself served with legal papers, the first thing you must do is figure out what type of papers have been delivered. They could be advising you that you are being sued. They may call you to court or a deposition as a witness. (Regardless of what type of papers you receive, take the time to make a call. In many cases, the assistance of an experienced southern California business attorney could help you avoid becoming unnecessarily involved in someone else's lawsuit). When you are first served, open the papers and determine if you have received a summons or a subpoena.

how to purchase a southern California business

The Law Office of Retz & Aldover LLP, southern california business lawyer, buy a business, buy a california business, common mistakes when buying a businessWhen it comes to purchasing a business, there are things to do and things not to do. In addition to that, there are those things no one should do, but that everyone seems to do anyway. You might call them pitfalls. If you are considering the purchase of a southern California business, make sure that you avoid some of the most common pitfalls that occur during this type of transaction.

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