About Justin Sterling

Justin Sterling, Esq. is the Founder and Principal Attorney of The Sterling Firm, A Professional Law Corporation. Mr. Sterling is licensed by the California State Bar and the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California. He is committed to representing clients and serving the legal community with the utmost professionalism and compassion.

Buy-Sell Agreement

What Is A Buy-Sell Agreement?  A Buy-Sell Agreement is relevant when you form a business with co-owners.  The Buy-Sell Agreement is a binding contract between co-owners of the business. The contract sets the terms and conditions of a future sale of one of the co-owners' shares in the business once a triggering event occurs.  The [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:44:13-07:00April 1st, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide And Checklist

Click HERE for the SBA Paycheck Protection Loans Guide and Checklist March 2020 prepared by the United States Chamber of Commerce. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides [...]

By |2020-04-01T01:34:18-07:00April 1st, 2020|Coronavirus Legal Resources|0 Comments

Coronavirus Financial Relief For Small Businesses

Resources For Coronavirus Financial Relief For Small Businesses The following is a list of resources for coronavirus financial relief  for Los Angeles based small businesses. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted small businesses throughout Los Angeles and California, such as bars, restaurants, theaters, gyms, and salons.  Some of these businesses have experienced drastic economic losses in [...]

By |2020-03-30T11:58:47-07:00March 30th, 2020|Coronavirus Legal Resources|0 Comments

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Below are the relevant business tax implications due to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). Business Loans If you have fewer than 500 employees or are self-employed, you are eligible to apply for a business loan of up to $10 million. Interest rates cannot exceed [...]

By |2020-03-30T10:22:08-07:00March 30th, 2020|Business Law, Coronavirus Legal Resources|0 Comments

Los Angeles Defamation Lawyer

WHAT IS DEFAMATION? Everyone has a right to not have their reputation damaged by false statements.  Defamation is the unprivileged publication of a false statement of fact that injures another’s reputation.  There must be a balance of interests between protecting an individual’s personal reputation and the freedom of speech.  The elements for the cause of [...]

How To Form A Business

Why Form A Business Entity?  There are many legal issues to form a business.  The law recognizes a business entity as if it is a separate individual. That is, a business entity is assigned an employer identification number (EIN) similar to a citizen’s social security number (SSN) for tax purposes. The business entity can own, [...]

By |2020-03-27T18:52:33-07:00March 27th, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments