Business Law/Entity Practice

The Business Law/Entity Formation practice group advises businesses and entrepreneurs concerning all aspects of their business including:

  • business formation / entity selection (C corporation, S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, etc.)
  • business operational issues
  • corporate compliance
  • dissolution / buy outs / mergers
  • businesses transactions in all stages of  growth
  • tax planning for business transactions
  • formation and operations of tax exempt entities

Construction Law Practice

The Construction Law practice group advises home / business owners, contractors, and developers on all contracting issues, license compliance, and land use regulations.

Homeowner’s Association Practice

The Homeowners’ Association practice group advises homeowners’ associations in all legal matters arising out of the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act, including:

  • compliance with the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act
  • interpretation and enforcement of governing documents
  • amendment of governing documents
  • adoption of operating rules
  • HOA election issues
  • assessment collection and liens
  • member discipline
  • general business matters concerning associations, both large and small

Real Estate Practice

The Real Estate practice area runs the gamut from basic residential home purchases and contracts to sophisticated real estate transactions, including salesleases and loan documents. Our “dirt lawyers” represent many of the developers in our area and guide our clients through the often complicated Truckee and Tahoe regulatory process. Porter Simon is the go-to firm for Mechanic’s Liens, which is particularly important given recent lien law changes in California. Our practice also focuses on easementszoningboundary line issuescommon neighbor disputes, and leases and contracts. We also defend businesses facing ADA compliance lawsuits.