One of the simplest ways for a plaintiff involved in a commercial breach of contract claim to increase its chance at recovering damages is to apply for a writ of attachment. California Code of Civil Procedure section 483.010 provides for writs of attachment to be issued where: (1) a claim is based upon a contract; […]

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Many small companies adopt the corporate form in order to shield their owners/shareholders/officers/employees from personal liability. It’s a well known risk management strategy for some individuals to avoid personal liability in certain situations.  For example, if the company performs unsatisfactory work, the wronged party may lack redress except when “extraordinary circumstances” allow that party to […]

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