Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Bonuses, Unpaid Commissions

Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Bonuses, Unpaid Commissions

Unpaid wages, unpaid bonuses or unpaid commissions all refer to the same basic wrong, the employee was not paid!  Litigation for unpaid wages, bonuses or commissions are among the most frequently filed lawsuits in America. In an earlier blog post,…

Definition of Wages

Definition of Wages

What amounts are included in wages? We get variations on this question all the time including, “Is my bonus part of my wages?” The Law Wages are defined under California Labor Code § 200 to include “all amounts for labor…

§ 1031 Exchanges

§ 1031 Exchanges

What is a §1031 Exchange? Section 1031 provides for “Nonrecognition of gain or loss from exchanges solely in kind: (1) In general. No gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange of property held for productive use in a trade…

Commercial Leasing: Surrender and Termination

Commercial Leasing: Surrender and Termination

In the current recession, commercial landlord’s are just beginning to feel the pressure from tenants seeking rent concession or the outright elimination of their rent obligation. See Wall Street Journal, “Struggling Retailers Press Struggling Landlords on Rent”, January 2009. There…