Shareholder and Partner Disputes

One of the biggest threats to the stability of a business is conflict within management or among shareholders. A good shareholder agreement is essential for a business to run smoothly; it helps prevent disputes and keeps those that do arise from escalating into court battles.

The attorneys at Mehlman Law Group can help prepare a shareholder or partner agreement for your business and advise you on related issues.

  • The rights and obligations of majority and minority shareholders, officers, and directors
  • The need for protective procedures to be built into the business structure to ensure that officers and directors are discharging their duties in good faith and in the best interests of the corporation
  • Understanding corporate procedures and compliance, voting, resolutions, etc.
  • Conflict resolution: negotiation, mediation, arbitration
  • Unfair or illegal actions, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets, unfair competition
  • Employment questions of compensation, severance, wrongful termination, non-compete agreements, policy manuals, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.
  • Corporate restructures, asset sales and purchases, stock sales and purchases, mergers and acquisitions
  • Interpretation and enforcement of partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Breach of fiduciary duty, insolvency, bankruptcy, commercial debts

To discuss your legal options concerning such matters, contact our office at 925-935-3575.

We serve the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Mehlman Law Group is centrally located in Walnut Creek, on the border with Concord, in Contra Costa County, California. Our office is easily accessible with ample free parking.

Our Walnut Creek Office

Mehlman Law Group
3050 Citrus Circle, Suite 203
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

(925) 935-3575
(925) 935-1789 fax

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