Matt Dickstein

Business Attorney

Making legal matters easy and economical for your business.

39488 Stevenson Place, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539
510-796-9144. mattdickstein@hotmail.com mattdickstein.com

Matt Dickstein

Business Attorney

Making legal matters easy and economical for your business.

39488 Stevenson Place, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539 510-796-9144. mattdickstein@hotmail.com mattdickstein.com

Professional Practices • Business Transactions

Corporations & LLCs • Franchises

Matt’s Newsletters

By Matt Dickstein

Time permitting, I write articles and send them to clients in the form of newsletters. Every newsletter has one legal article, plus jokes and random thoughts at the end. I’ve organized my newsletters here by topic. I hope you find them useful. For a list of ALL of my legal articles (not just newsletters), go to Legal Articles Library.

Fun Articles

Listening

Strategies in Negotiation, Part 1

Strategies in Negotiation, Part 2

Negotiation Tactics in Real Life

Fighting Web Defamation

Maximizing Your Legal Dollars

Rules for Business

Less Talk Less Liability

Scams

Business / Corporate Articles

Classifying a Worker as Employee or Contractor

Reduce your Personal Liability from your Business

Levels of Corporate Control

Business Joint Ventures

Buy-Sell Agreements

Negotiate an LLC Operating Agreement

Using Involuntary Dissolution to Resolve Shareholder & Partner Disputes

Using Buy-out to Resolve a Deadlock

How to Structure a New Business

How to Bring a New Partner into your Business

Removing a Shareholder from a Business

Buying and Selling a Business, Part 1

Buying and Selling a Business, Part 2

Avoid Successor Liability When Buying a Business

Business Mergers

Exit & Succession Planning

Non-Competition Agreements at 100mph

Can a Former Employee Steal Your Customers?

Stealing Employees

Introduction to Private Offerings of Securities

Terminating Employment: Fire the Bum

Calender Your Deadlines

Professional Practices & Corporations – Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Accounting

How a Non-Licensed Person Can Work with a Professional Practice

Classifying a Professional as Employee or Contractor

Buying and Selling a Professional Practice

Preparing to Sell a Solo Practice

Avoid Successor Liability When Buying a Medical Practice

Outline for Compensation & Expense Structure in a Medical Practice

Compensation Structures for Medical, Dental, Veterinary Practices

Compensation Structures for Medical Practices under the Stark Law

Levels of Corporate Control in a Medical Practice

Merging Medical Practices

When Large Medical Groups Buy Up Small Physician Practices

Termination Clauses in Physician Contracts

Physician Recruitment Agreements

Professional Service Agreements for Hospital-Based Physicians

Regulatory Compliance for a Medical Practice

Buy-in and Buy-out of Shareholders in a Professional Group

Who Owns the Patient Records?

Operating Agreements for Surgery Centers

Management Agreements for Surgery Centers

How to Negotiate a Managed Care Contract

How to Bring New Partner into Your Group Practice

Franchising for Medical, Dental, Veterinary Businesses

License Defense Overview

Franchise Law

Should I Franchise My Business?

How to Start a Franchise System, Part 1

How to Start a Franchise System, Part 2

What’s the Difference Between a Franchise and — Seller Assisted Marketing Plans, Business Opportunities, Multilevel Marketing, Salespersons, Licenses, Distributorships?

Legal Compliance Checklist for a Startup Franchisee

Termination or Non-Renewal of a Franchise

Legal Claims and Defenses in Franchise Litigation

Franchising for Medical, Dental, Veterinary Businesses

Real Estate Investors

Structuring Real Estate Joint Ventures, Part 1

Structuring Real Estate Joint Ventures, Part 2

Evictions & Unlawful Detainers

Starting a Commercial Eviction: the 3-Day Notice

Understanding Commercial Leases

Lease LOIs

Common Area Maintenance (CAM) in a Commercial Lease

Commercial Lease Terms – Advanced

Title Insurance in Real Estate Purchases, Part 1

Title Insurance in Real Estate Purchases, Part 2

Strategies for Negotiating a Construction Contract