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River Braun, J.D.

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River Braun was a business attorney in California for over a decade, assisting entrepreneurs on issues such as incorporation, contract drafting and negotiation, trademarks and copyrights, and general operations matters. He has authored thousands of articles on legal and business topics, including patents, litigation, entity selection, and business law.

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If your child's father is no longer present in your child's life or is a dangerous or unhealthy influence on your child, you may be able to terminate…

Can You Divorce Your Wife for Not Consummating the Marriage?

Different states have different ways of ending a marriage when your spouse refuses to consummate the marriage. Read on to learn more about options…

Can You Divorce Your Wife for Not Consummating the Marriage?

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What If a Teen with Divorced Parents Wants to Live with the Opposite Parent?

It can be heartbreaking to hear your teen say they want to live with their other parent. But, their choice does not mean a change in residence is…

Power of Attorney Rules in California

A power of attorney (POA) is a document that enables you to assign authority to another to act on your behalf. As the principal, you choose a…

How to Draft LLC Operating Agreements

Forming an LLC can be an exciting experience. However, it's important to ensure everyone has the same idea about how the company will operate. That's…