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Why You Should Have A Partner Agreement

I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra Crest Business Law Group. And today, I’m talking about legal disputes between business partners. Some business partners ask the question of how they can anticipate and resolve legal disputes with a business partner before they ever happen? That’s a great question because it shows that you’re taking control. The […]
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Nevada Business Partner Disputes

At Sierra Crest Business Law Group, we guide small business owners over rocky legal terrain so they can protect and grow their companies. What I want to talk about today are some questions we get from business owners who have partners. These are business owners who think they may have a problem with their partnership […]

What Is A Nevada Series LLC?

Hi, I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra crest business law group here in Reno, Nevada. We represent a lot of business owners. And so one of the questions that comes up in our business representation is, what type of entity should I use to start my business? A lot of business owners ask us if […]

Business Court Declines to Enforce a Covenant Not to Compete

Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court entered a December 5, 2016 Order denying a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction enforcing a former employee’s covenant not to compete. Background The plaintiff was a trading firm engaged in trading, investment, and other business activities in United States, European, and Asian markets. The defendant was […]

Nevada’s Prompt Payment Act Is Enforced in Business Court

Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court entered November 29, 2016 Order and December 2, 2016 Order enforcing Nevada’s Prompt Payment Act in favor of a Nevada drilling contractor that sought a $2.3 million change order due to unanticipated subsurface drilling conditions. Factual Background Plaintiff National EWP, Inc. (“National”), a licensed Nevada drilling contractor, […]

Business Court Allows Securities Fraud Lawsuit to Move Forward

In a September 13, 2016 Order, Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court denied a securities fraud defendant’s motion to dismiss, but ordered the plaintiff to re-plead its complaint. Background The Plaintiff alleged that he invested $1,000,000 in a redevelopment of the Cal Neva Lodge located in Crystal Bay, Lake Tahoe. He alleged that […]

Washoe County Business Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in Franchise Termination Case

In an April 11, 2016 Order, Department 9 of the Washoe County Business Court denied a preliminary injunction sought by a Nevada wine distributor against a California wine producer. The distributor then appealed this decision to the Nevada Supreme Court and sought a “stay,” i.e., the same preliminary injunction pending appeal. The Business Court entered […]

Temporary Restraining Order Protects a Proposed Stock Sale and Settlement Agreement from Corporate Interference

Department 9 of the Washoe County Business Court entered a May 24, 2016 temporary restraining order to protect a proposed settlement for which court approval was being sought. Val Holms, an approximately 47% shareholder of Bakken Resources, Inc. (“BRI”), was sued in a separate derivative action on behalf of BRI by Manuel Graiwer and other […]

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