Antitrust Issues

What Is Antitrust Law? The area of antitrust law is complex and confusing. Antitrust law seeks to make businesses compete fairly and have been enacted by federal and state governments to regulate trade and commerce among businesses. It stems from the belief that free trade...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

Corporation, Partnerships, and LLC Formation Services

Thomas L. Gourde offers Corporation, Partnerships, and LLC Formation Services to his firm’s clients related to forming and operating their companies. From start-up through dissolution, Ray & Gourde, LLP recognizes that the entity’s legal needs must be met in their entirely...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

Breach of Contract Claims and Contract Disputes

Breach of contract claims and contract dispute law generally recognizes that there are three types of enforceable contracts: Written Oral Expressed or Implied There are minimum requirements for a party to be contractually bound to a contract. The general requirements are that the...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
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Real Estate Law In Orange County

Thomas L. Gourde has been involved in the preparation, negotiation and review of contractual and closing documents related to the purchase and sale of all types of real estate. Mr. Gourde has Real Estate Law Orange County Ca experience involving different asset types such as...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

California Real Estate Law

Mr. Gourde advises and represents clients in a wide range of real property-related disputes. Among his clients, he represents owners, developers, shopping center owners, property managers, and property owner associations. He also defends brokers, brokerage firms, surveyors,...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

California Short Sale Deficiency Law

A short sale occurs when a lender agrees to accept less than the amount owed to payoff a home loan as an alternative to foreclosure. The lender usually agrees to a short sale because it knows if it takes the property back through foreclosure it is going to take a much larger...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
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California Estate Planning Attorney

An experienced California estate planning attorney will get your estate planning done properly. Estate planning will leave you with peace of mind that your assets be distributed exactly as you desire. No one wants to think about death, and that is a reason that so many people put...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
California Limited Liability Company Act
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California Limited Liability Company Act

A limited liability company is a business entity that insulates its owners from the liabilities of the entity like a corporation, but is taxed for income tax purposes like a partnership. A family limited liability company (“FLLC”) is a limited liability company formed principally...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
California Living Trusts
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California Living Trusts

Thomas L. Gourde an experienced California attorney that handles California Living Trusts. A trust is an arrangement under which one person, called a trustee, holds legal title to property for another person, called a beneficiary. You can be the trustee of your own living trust,...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
California Estate Planning Trusts and Wills
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California Estate Planning Trusts and Wills

Thomas L. Gourde is an experienced estate planning attorney who understands California’s special requirements for California Estate Planning Trusts and Wills. For a will, when you are an executor, everything starts with the validity of the document and its language. It is the...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013