Tumer & Sharif specializes in working for small to medium sized businesses, including start-ups and recent acquisitions. We are a full service firm that can help with most business planning and deal with most business problems.
From forming your corporation in a tax-friendly, easy to control way to helping you sell your business, we do it all. And we can handle any hiccups that happen along the way, including nuisance lawsuits, investors, contracts, employee relations and tax planning.
We believe in getting it right the first time and setting up your business to avoid future problems. But we are here to help if any problems do crop up.
We represent clients in both California civil state and federal courts. Our main focus is business defense litigation. When a business is served with a complaint we are ready to defend you. Being sued is a stressful experience and we work hard to minimize the harm both emotionally and financially. Throughout the lawsuit we are in constant contact with our clients to keep them informed about the process. It is said that 95% of cases are dismissed or settled before trial. The reasons for this are many. Among these, is providing a solid defense with legal research that is thorough, and proper negotiation techniques and strategy. Our goal is to win your case with the least cost to you as soon as possible.
Our fair billing policy ensures that you only get billed for true hours worked. We will not bill you for duplicate work as other firms do, research, motions and paperwork that we have done before. We know that you are in business to make money not to waste it, and your interest is at the heart of our practice. We do our research, we work hard, and we fight vigorously to defend you.
Entering litigation territory is a complicated process. There are many factors to consider while fighting a case and our firm is dedicated to navigating these waters with the transparency a business person deserves. Making the right choices depends on having all the information possible and together with our clients we lay out all pathways that help seek the desired destination.
Our attorneys keep clients informed every step of the way and they are always a simple phone call away. If you have found yourself in the midst of a lawsuit do not hesitate to reach out to Tumer and Sharif.
Corporation Legal Compliance
Today’s America has a lot of rules and regulations for each business – often in areas you don’t even know exist. Did you know that using your business bank account for personal expenses may cause personal liability? A simple mistake can lead to large problems if not corrected and we can help prevent that.
Tumer & Sharif knows and understands the hidden dangers in running a business in today’s regulated environment. We can take care of the lawsuits that result, but, better yet, we can prevent the lawsuits before they even arrive by properly planning and setting up your business to comply with the hidden rules.
Contracts and Transactions
Businesses carry out transactions and make agreements all the time. Tumer & Sharif tailor contracts for your particular matter, placing your interest at heart while still protecting you by covering all the bases. We draft a wide range of legal contracts including, sales contracts, employment agreements, franchise agreements, lease contracts, distribution agreements, venue agreements, shareholder agreements, and more.
Tumer & Sharif has helped many businesses with their customer, vendor and investor relationships. You always want to have the agreement in writing, covering all of the bases. We know how to write a strong contract that will keep your business safe and we know the questions to ask that you may not have thought of.
Below are among many types of contracts we draft:
Buying or Selling of Property or Business
Memorandums of Understanding
Memorandums of Intent
Independent Contractor Agreements
LLC Operating Agreements
Franchise Disclosure Documents
Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
Commercial or Residential Lease Agreements
TCPA Protocol and Policies
Terms of Service
Audio/Video/Photo Release Agreements
Contract for Deed
Deed of Trust
Letter of Intent
Offer to Purchase Real Estate
Real Estate Purchase Agreement
Deed of Reconveyance
Satisfaction of Mortgage
Notice of Lease Violation
Notice to Quit
Notice of Rent Increase
Notice of Termination
Notice to Pay Rent or Quit
Notice To Enter
Notice of Intent to Vacate Premises
Tenant Termination Letter
Mutual Lease Termination Agreement
Notice to Repair
Equipment Rental Agreements
Employment Offer Letter
Employment Termination Letter
Employee Warning Letter
End User License Agreement (EULA)
Assignment of Trade Name
Cease & Desist Letter
Directors’ Organizational Meeting
Consent to be Director and Officer
are co-owners of a pet(s).
Medical Power of Attorney
Medical Records Release
Health Care Directive
Hold-Harmless (Indemnity) Agreement
Power of Attorney