Category: Business Litigation

As business litigation attorneys in Orange County, Krongold Law takes prides in being involved with the greater Orange County community. To the lawyers at Krongold, there’s more to being a law firm than simply practicing the law. It’s about being a part of the community, meeting the people, and putting down lasting roots. That’s what […]Continue reading

The New Year brings thoughts of a fresh start. For corporations, this may translate into acts to dissolve and re-form under a new name. Care should be exercised when dissolving a company. Otherwise, the shareholders (or members of an LLC) could become personally liable to creditors. Causes of action against a dissolved corporation (or LLC), […]Continue reading

On October 21, 2015, pursuant to order of the California Supreme Court, the opinion in SingerLewak LLP v. Gantman, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 929 (2nd Dist., 7/29/15) was published in the official reports. The case is important because it affirms the general rule that absent a contrary provision in the arbitration agreement the award is […]Continue reading

Fraud, duress, and unconscionability can invalidate contracts. In Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co., LLC (2015) 61 Cal. 4th 899, the California Supreme Count examined the unconscionability defense involving an arbitration agreement between a car dealer and customer.  The vehicle was a 2006 pre-owned Mercedes-Benz S500 purchased for $53,498 and financed at 4.99%.  A dispute arose concerning the […]Continue reading

The parol evidence rule is tricky. The rule provides that a court cannot look to extrinsic evidence–words or conduct beyond the terms themselves–to alter or add to a written agreement that was intended by the parties to be the final expression of their deal. Casa Herrera, Inc. v. Beydoun (2004) 32 Cal.4th 336, 343. The […]Continue reading