Gregory Garth Brown’s Guides

Gregory Garth Brown

Irvine Business Attorney.

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  1. How to Start a Business

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 1 year ago.

    Starting a business can be easier than you think. With planning and a good idea, you are half way there. The rest is vision, perseverance, hard work and a bit of luck!

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  2. Arbitration

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 2 years ago.

    Arbitration Anyone who has ever been involved in litigation understands the long, gruesome process of getting their case to trial, but not many know that our judicial system allows alternative methods for resolving disputes. Arbitration is a substitute for a proceeding in court....

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  3. Available Remedies for Breach of a Property Purchase Agreement: Part I

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 2 years ago.

    In the last five years we've seen a huge decline in the housing market. What does this mean for buyers and sellers? More breaches of property purchase agreements. If you are considering purchasing or selling a property or you are currently in litigation involving a breach of a pu...

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  4. When is a Contract Considered Mutually Drafted?

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 2 years ago.

    The average person enters into many different types of contracts in their lifetime. Whether its signing up for a credit card, buying a car, agreeing to an extended protection plan on a television, or signing an employment agreement, chances are you have no input in the language o...

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  5. Shareholders and Corporate Distributions

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 2 years ago.

    A corporate distribution to its shareholders (or dividend) is the transfer of cash or property from a corporation to its shareholders, without consideration, by virtue of the fact that the shareholders own shares in the corporation. Corp. Code 166. Distributions are Discretiona...

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  6. Implied Assumption of Risk for Sports Participants

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, about 2 years ago.

    According to tort law, participants in sporting events are held to a different standard than people interacting in everyday situations. The average football player is allowed to hit and tackle their opponent, whereas the same conduct on the street would be actionable battery. Cou...

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  7. What Are Your Rights to Partnership Accounts and Recordkeeping?

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, over 2 years ago.

    A partnership may be formed whether or not the parties intend to form one, and its existence does not depend on a formal written agreement. Once a partnership is formed, then, it is important for you to know what your rights are in relation to the partnership accounts, recordkeep...

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  8. When Can a Contract be Undone?

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, over 2 years ago.

    What is Rescission? When a contract dispute arises, parties often look for ways to rescind the contract. A rescission is not merely a cancellation of a contract. Rather, a rescission will put the parties back to the day the contract was signed and the contract itself will be trea...

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  9. Enforceability of Release of Liability Forms in California

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, over 2 years ago.

    Many of us have encountered some type of release or waiver of liability form throughout our lives. Whether it is for youth sports, joining a gym or using a private banquet facility, these forms are everywhere. However, if you get injured is the release enforceable in court? It de...

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  10. Waiver as a Defense

    Written by attorney Gregory Brown, over 2 years ago.

    Waiver as a Defense What is Waiver? It is common for parties to an agreement to waive some or all of their contractual rights. For example, I may hire someone to paint my house and, in return, I agree to pay them $500 and provide them with a meal every day they spend painting my...

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