Written by attorney Melinda Garcia

How to Fire a Board Member

A California board member may be asked to step down for any number of reasons, ranging from conflict of interest to unethical behavior. If you and the members of your board feel that a member no longer benefits the company or corporation, you must take actions to remove that board member.

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At Garcia & Gurney, ALC, our Pleasanton business attorneys help California employers strategize the best ways to keep board members from becoming disruptive. We also help employers put in place bylaws and policies that ensure that if a member does become troublesome, the situation can be legally remedied before the member becomes harmful to the organization as a whole. To protect your California corporation from harmful board members, call 925-468-0400, or contact us online.

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