Entries by Garmo & Garmo, LLP

Criminal case status after the court reopened

Following a closure from March 17, 2020 through May 25, 2020 for all non-emergency services, the San Diego Superior Court has reopened for most business operations.  With that being said, court hearings are still limited to video or telephone conferences only.  The court has released guidance regarding criminal procedures now that they have reopened.  Here […]

Coronavirus and Its Legal Impact on Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global event that none of us could have imagined just a month or two ago. The state of California has never ordered a complete lockdown to combat a public health emergency. Many other states have followed suit, and the federal government also has implemented social distancing guidelines that are […]

The Dangers of Electric Scooters

E-scooters are an emerging form of transportation that is becoming increasingly popular. E-scooters are most widely used in warmer climates like here in Southern California, and they are becoming a preferred means of travel for both residents and visitors. Renting an e-scooter works like using a ridesharing service such as Uber or Lyft. In fact, […]

Child Visitation and the Holidays

During the holiday season, it is a good time to discuss child custody and visitation schedules, and how holiday visitation schedules interact with the regular schedule. Kids naturally want to be with both their Mom and their Dad during the holidays, but unfortunately, they can’t be in two places at once. This means working out […]

Slip & Fall Accidents During the Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season is here, and shoppers are flooding the malls and retail shops looking for the right gifts to make this year special. This is the busiest time of the year for the retail industry, when the malls and shops become increasingly chaotic. To make matters worse, many places are severely understaffed and/or have […]

Who is Responsible for Accidents with Limousines?

On a recent Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, 17 close friends and family were piled into a limousine in route to a local brewery for a birthday celebration. They knew that alcohol would be involved, so they did the responsible thing and hired a limo to drive them, so they could all enjoy the […]

Upcoming Presenation: 7 Steps to a Successful Business Exit

Every business owner needs to plan with the end in mind as to how they are going to transition out of their business. Exit planning is a customized process of setting goals and deciding how to best achieve them. Proper exit planning will help maximize a business owner’s return and minimize the tax liability when […]

Business Succession Planning Presentation

As a business owner or investor, it is important to ask yourself “What am I going to do with my business? Do I have an exit plan?” Business succession planning is a customized process where an owner or investor can maximize their return and minimize the tax liability when the business is transferred or sold. […]