Entries by inbounddesign

Short-Term Vacation Rentals in Sonoma County

If you operate or wish to operate a vacation rental in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County, you need to make sure you follow certain rules and regulations. This article will explain what a vacation rental owner needs to do in order to be in compliance with the Sonoma County code and avoid fines and […]

Another NBBJ Forty Under 40 event is in the books!

Anderson Zeigler is proud to have been a sponsor of the 2024 North Bay Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 awards ceremony held on April 17, 2024. This annual event honors the up-and-coming leaders in our community, under 40 years of age, recognized for their professional accomplishments, influence, and promise. Anderson Zeigler Shareholder Ryan Thomas had […]

Trustee’s Duty To Provide Notice Upon Incapacity Of Trustor

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A TRUSTOR DIES? Typically, the person or persons who create a revocable living trust hold power to revoke the trust. However, when that person or the last of those persons dies, the revocable trust becomes irrevocable because they can no longer revoke their trust. Once a successor trustee takes over a trust […]

You might be surprised…because we sure were!

On April 4, 2024, AZ attorneys and staff participated in a volunteer event with the Redwood Empire Food Bank. It was an opportunity to help support our local community and spend some positive time together as a team, but we weren’t prepared for the outcome. In our two-hour shift: We packed 5,115 lbs of potatoes! […]

Emily R. Thiessen Joins AZ as Intern

Emily is a dedicated third-year law student at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. She is enrolled in the innovative JD-Flex program, which allows her to balance her studies, work, and other commitments effectively. Emily values the program’s flexible schedule and its ability to attract students from diverse backgrounds and careers. During […]

Non-Compete Agreements and Employment Law

In 2023, certain sections of the California Business and Professions Code were amended, voiding many non-compete agreements and potentially impacting certain non-solicitation agreements. Prior to 2023, it was well-established under California law that, with certain exceptions (including the protection of trade secrets or in connection with the sale of a business or the dissolution of […]

Landlord/Tenant – Evictions Basics

Understanding Evictions Evictions are a complex and sensitive area of law, particularly in California, where tenant rights are robustly protected. As a landlord, understanding the intricacies of this process can be daunting. This article explains landlords’ and tenants’ specific duties and obligations under the law. Lease Agreements A lease, whether oral or written, is fundamentally […]

Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act: What Businesses Need To Know

Beginning January 1, 2024, many businesses will be affected by a new federal reporting requirement known as the Corporate Transparency Act (the “Act”) that requires certain companies to report their beneficial owners. The report is called a BOI report, or beneficial ownership information report. Who are Reporting Companies: The Act broadly applies to “reporting companies” […]

Employment Severance Agreements

Many employers include confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in severance agreements.  However, at both the State and federal levels, certain confidentiality and non-disparagement language may render an entire severance agreement unenforceable. In California, it is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to prevent an employee from disclosing information about unlawful acts of harassment, discrimination, or […]

Exciting Announcement! – Ryan F. Thomas

We at Anderson Zeigler are very pleased to announce the welcome addition of Ryan F. Thomas as an Attorney and Director at the Firm. Ryan and his team bring with them a wealth of experience in a broad range of civil litigation, real estate, business, construction law, and intellectual property matters. Ryan’s background and expertise, […]