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Numerous laws unique to Berkeley affect local businesses. A business entity operating within Berkeley must ensure that it complies with all applicable local laws. Often, obtaining leases and busines permits must be completed first before you may open for business. Structuring your business in Berkeley also poses unique considerations.

Business Transactions in Berkeley

A business must be aware of local business laws in Berkeley in order to contract with individuals and local companies. Contracts provide a business with reliability in its transactions as well as serving to avoid possible business disputes in the future. However, contracts should be drafted with sensitivity to local Berkeley and California law. A valid contract in Berkeley must meet certain requirements, otherwise a court may find it invalid. Contract law has a language all its own, and it can be difficult to interpret. Contracts can also be breached by parties who fail to fulfill their contractual duties. Contracts disputes in Berkeley might be handled in local courts.

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Life in Berkeley

Berkeley, California is a city in Alameda County, California. Its population is currently about 113,000 people. Berkeley, California is located on the Eastern shores of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Berkeley, California is known for being home to the University of California, Berkeley, which is considered one of the top public universities in the United States.

Berkeley is also known as being a major center of mostly-liberal social activism. 

The economy of Berkeley, California is based almost entirely around the university. However, because UC Berkeley is a major center of scientific research, as well as the liberal arts, it employs a very large number of scientists and engineers, as well as noted luminaries in the liberal arts, such as lawyers and law professors.

The University of California, Berkeley School of Law is ranked as one of the top 5 law schools in the United States, and has produced some incredibly successful lawyers.

If you live in or near Berkeley, California and need legal advice, chances are good that a Berkeley, California attorney can help.

Business Structure in Berkeley

Businesses opening in Berkeley have various business structures available to them. You will want to know about Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Corporations and LLC's to determine how to form the company. Each business structure has its own advantages in Berkeley, so finding the right one for your business is something to consider with care. If you need to dissolve a business, there are certain requirements the local law imposes. Lawyers practicing Business Law in Berkeley can ensure everything is done properly.

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