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Corporate Disputes

California Corporate Law Attorneys in Riverside County Tackle Corporate Disputes

Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger—serving corporate clients throughout Riverside County in all business matters

Corporate law encompasses a broad spectrum of legal matters facing business entities. Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger’s experienced corporate attorneys have over 170 years of combined legal experience representing business clients in California. They provide corporate law services to hundreds of businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and throughout California.

Businesses suing other businesses

Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger, a law corporation, represents California businesses in actions against other businesses. Often these lawsuits are based upon breach of contract, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) disputes, faulty business transactions, lender liability, intellectual property infringements, insurance litigation, and theft of trade secrets. The highest recoveries in California come from these types of lawsuits and can involve billions of dollars. Given the high stakes, California businesses involved in corporate disputes need a “heavy-hitting” corporate law firm like Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger. There is no substitute for experience and success in the courtroom when it comes to California corporate law cases.

Breach of fiduciary duty

In business, a fiduciary relationship occurs when one party has a legal responsibility to another to act for the other party’s benefit. A fiduciary duty can arise by implication or by contract. For example, a board of directors of a corporation has fiduciary duties to the shareholders of the company. A stockbroker has fiduciary duties to invest a client’s money wisely. When a company or individual with a fiduciary duty fails to perform in accordance with expectations, those negatively impacted can sue for breach of fiduciary duty. Riverside County corporate attorneys, Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger litigate breach of fiduciary duty cases throughout California. Their lawsuits may also include counts ancillary to breach of fiduciary, like fraud and accounting.

Personal liability lawsuits

Officers, boards of directors, managing members, limited partners and key personnel in businesses enjoy protection from personal liability for acts of the business entity if the business entity is formed correctly and the individuals follow the “rules” that keep the protective shield intact. Nevertheless, lawsuits frequently occur when injured parties want to pierce that shield and hold the individuals responsible. This is particularly true if the business entity has few assets and the injured party is seeking monetary damages. Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger represents individuals and businesses in California in these types of corporate law cases.

There are many types of corporate law disputes in addition to the ones discussed here. Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger, recognized throughout California as a preeminent business law firm, helps business entities avoid lawsuits and represents them when they do become involved.

For advice with your corporate law matter, contact a top-rated California business law firm– Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger

Schlecht, Shevlin & Shoenberger has been serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and all of California in corporate law matters since 1951. Call them today at 760-320-7161 or contact them online for an appointment at their Palm Springs offices.

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