One of the most frustrating areas of maintaining a successful business is collecting on receivables. It has been said that “a sale to a customer is no more than a gift, until the payment for it has been collected and gets deposited in the bank.” Many businesses learn this truth the hard way, generating great sales and revenue, but suffering from terrible cash flow because payments due are not forthcoming in a timely manner.
Business Attorney with Offices in Castro Valley, Oakland, and Pleasanton Earns Recognition
Attorney Mark D. Poniatowski of Poniatowski Leding Parikh Law Corporation has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Continue reading
Bay Area Commercial Attorney’s Position
The principals of PLP support the Creditor’s Rights Section of the Commercial Law League of America’s (CLLA) efforts to reform preference litigation, and agree with CLLA’s efforts to reform preference legislation, and CLLA’s position that preference reform is necessary to even the playing field between creditors and trustees.
East Bay Small Business Attorney Has Experience In These Matters
Some of the best business partnerships go stale with one wrong move. Close friends become enemies; tight-knit families become distant relatives. This is the risk you take when you go into business with friends or family. However, when you take the right steps upfront, you can minimize the possibility of future disputes. Continue reading
Oakland Business Attorney Offers Advice
Being a landlord can have its benefits, but it can also be a trap for the unwary. Failure to know your rights and responsibilities as a landlord can be costly, both in time and money. Here are a few tips to protect yourself and your rental business.
Oakland Business Attorney Recognized by Peers
Congratulations go to San Francisco Bay Area business attorney Mark D. Poniatowski who has once again achieved the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-HubbellⓇ this year. Mr. Poniatowski has maintained the AV Preeminent Rating since first achieving it in 2004. As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Mr. Poniatowski to The Registry of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry at http://www.americanregistry.com
Oakland Real Estate Attorney Discusses Why Representation in the Beginning is Best
We recently represented the purchaser of a commercial business in industrial Hayward who had been served with a commercial unlawful detainer action. As part of the original transaction, the buyer had agreed to sublet the commercial real estate premises from the seller for a period before the purchase was completed. The buyer represented himself during the original purchase agreement, and retained us only a few months after taking possession, after he had been served with the commercial unlawful detainer action. This action resulted from the seller/sublandlord’s failure to pay the master landlord the rent received each month from our client. We were able to negotiate a settlement on behalf of our client. Continue reading
Law Aspects for Startups to Consider: Discussion by Commercial Attorney Oakland Experts
Small startup businesses need to plan for bumps in the road ahead and should seriously consider using an established small business attorney. Whether you’re a ragtag Bay Area startup that’s struggling with cash flow and still iterating/restructuring your business model or you’re an experienced entrepreneur with a battle-tested team and a validated set of business assumptions, be aware of the following legal issues that might arise:
Advice from a Commercial Collections Attorney Oakland Law Firm
The collections process can be excruciating and sad, even for business owners who acknowledge the need to maintain operations and protect cash flow. To collect debts effectively and avoid the need for a commercial collections attorney, you need a positive, albeit realistic attitude, and you need to be able to communicate your needs and demands with urgency and firmness.