Areas of Practice
ESTATE PLANNING aND BUSINESS SUCCESSION
Nett & Nett, PC's Estate Planning and Business Succession practice focuses on a broad range of personal services directed to Nett & Nett, PC individual and business clients, including but not limited to: Advance Health Care Directives, Bare Trusts, Business Planning Agreement, Charitable Lead Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Trusts, Codicils, Complex Wills, Constructive Trusts, Credit Shelter Trusts, Discretionary Trusts, Express Trusts, Family Trusts, Family Wills, Generation-Skipping Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Health Care Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Holographic Wills, Honorary Trusts, Incentive Trusts, Interest in Possession Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Irrevocable Special-Needs Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Joint Wills, Last Will and Testament, Letter of Instruction, Life Insurance Trusts, Limited Interdiction, Living Trusts, Living Wills, Long-Term Care and Planning, Marital Deduction Planning, Marital Trusts, Nonqualified Retirement Plan, Oral Wills, Personal Residence Trusts, Pour-Over Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate, Protective Trusts, Purpose Trust, Qualified Retirement Plan, Remainder Trusts, Resulting Trusts, Reversionary Interest Trusts, Revocable Living Trusts, Revocable Trusts, Simple Wills, Small Estate Administration, Special Needs Trusts, Spendthrift Trusts, Spousal Limited Access Trusts, Supplemental Needs Trusts, Survivor Benefit Plan, Testamentary Trusts, Totten Trusts, Trusts, Trusts for Minors/Minor’s Trusts, and Will Contests, Property Agreements, Shareholder and Buy-Sell Agreements and other estate planning and business strategies to ensure the client’s wishes are protected. Nett & Nett, PC works with each client to develop and implement an estate plan specifically designed for each individual, the individual’s family, business, property and wishes.
Nett & Nett, PC A Probate Law Firm, serves clients through the entire probate process from start to finish. More particularly, Nett & Nett, PC advises its clients on the following Probate Adminstration actions: locating and securing both probate assets and non-probate assets, obtaining date of death values and appraisals of all of the decedent's property, preparing and filing all documents required by the probate court in a timely manner, collecting life insurance proceeds, rolling over and making appropriate elections with regard to retirement plans, including IRAs and 401(k)s, advising on the payment of the decedent's final bills and outstanding debts, keeping track of the estate's checking account, determining if any estate taxes and/or inheritance taxes will be due at the federal and state levels, and if so, then figuring out where the cash will come from to pay the taxes, addressing income tax issues, settling disputes among personal representatives and beneficiaries, assisting with the sale of estate property, requesting court permission for various actions as required by applicable state probate laws, retitling the decedent's real estate into the names of the estate beneficiaries if it is not being sold and distributing what's left of the decedent's assets to the beneficiaries after paying bills and taxes among other services.
Nett & Nett, PC is familiar with all sectors of the construction industry from design build commercial to private residences. We advise on all stages and the corporate/commercial component of our practice provides strategic and legal advice during the negotiation, development, financing, insuring, construction, and warranty phases of projects including the drafting of Prime and Subcontractor Agreements, Releases, Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices and provisions relating to Oral and Written Change Orders among many others.
As a manner of practice, the goal of the client to reduce costs and overhead relating to construction disputes mandates the rigid adherence of Nett & Nett, PC to cost conscious alternative dispute resolutions.
Estate administration is a principal part of Nett & Nett, PC’s practice. Nett & Nett, PC regularly provides the full range of legal administrative services to its individual and business clients; including fiduciaries. Nett & Nett, PC does everything possible to facilitate trust and estate settlements, assisted by highly trained legal partners and associates who meet clients' needs economically and efficiently. In addition to estate administration, Nett & Nett, PC regularly administers trusts for our clients, offering a full range of tax preparation (with CPA participation), asset custody, and accounting services for individuals acting as fiduciaries. Nett & Nett, PC has strong relationships with a number of local and regional banking and investment advisory firms.
BUSINESS, ESTATE, EMPLOYMENT, REAL PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION Litigation
Nett & Nett, PC represents clients in a wide range of business, estate and employment related disputes. Through innovative dispute resolution strategies and effective case management, we aim to identify and execute the most "client advantageous" solutions, either by pursuing or defending litigation or arbitration proceedings, or through alternative methods, such as mediation using a cost/benefit approach.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Nett & Nett, PC is widely regarded as a provider of sophisticated, full range intellectual property law services. Intellectual property and technology law is at the core of Nett & Nett, PC’s business with a primary focus on the filing of registrations for Federal and State Trademarks, Tradenames and Copyrights, the establishment and protection of valuable Trade Secrets, Trade Dress and the preparation of licensing agreements including those relating to Patents.
Nett & Nett, PC concentrates on properly establishing and thereafter protecting Trade Secrets and Trade Dress by drafting these protections and severe sanctions for breach into all manner of agreements including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements, Employment Agreements, Contractor Agreements, Letters of Intent among a plethora of others.
COMMERCIAL, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS & EMPLOYMENT TRANSACTIONS
Nett & Nett, PC's Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions and Employment Contracts practice combines legal knowledge with deep industry experience and an innovative and custom approach covering the full spectrum of commercial, business, Mergers, Acquisitions and Employment Law issues. Nett & Nett, PC services the transactional needs of its clients by producing a broad range of contracts including Shareholder and Buy-Sell Agreements, Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements, Joint-Venture Agreements, Licensing and Distribution Agreements, Real property and Construction Agreements, Executive Compensation and Employment Agreements, Employee Manuals, Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure and Non-Solicitation agreements among many others.
REAL PROPERTY LAW
An effective commercial and residential real estate portfolio relies upon and must be integrated with current and forward-thinking business and marketing philosophies. Every purchase and every lease must be scrutinized and contrasted from its current value and analyzed against a historical cycle-value perspective. Transactional Purchase, Sale and Conversion and Property Management Agreements must enhance flexibility while diminishing cost and risk and, where appropriate, release capital for the business or individual.
Nett & Nett, PC represents both Landlords and Tenants and, in many cases, have already negotiated commercial leases with Landlords and Property Managers all over Southern California thereby greatly diminishing the time and costs required for standard term negotiation - specific industry/tenant needs excepted.
BUSINESS ENTITY FORMATION
The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in the particulars of venture financing. We offer a competitive advantage that can help you save money and make more of it in the long run. We’ve steered corporations like Tap Unlimited and Hydrocycle with a balance of legal, business, operational, and financial strategies that had clear execution and built-in problem-solving contingencies. Our holistic approach is essential to any company looking to grow.