When It Comes To Service Not Every Domestic Corporation Is A Corporation

Yesterday's post mentioned mentioned Chapter 17 of the California General Corporation Law which governs service of process in addition to the provisions of the California Code of Civil Procedure. Corporations Code Section 1700 states that process...

Form Unknown? There's A Statute For That

The California Code of Civil Procedure sets forth the general rules governing the service of summons. Cal. Code Civ. Proc. §§ 415.10 - 415.95. Chapter 17 of the General Corporation Law adds to these provisions. In some cases, the form of the...

This Foreign Corporation's Status May Be Forfeited, But The Resident Agent Remains

A recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Otis D. Wright II illustrates how it may be easier to enter California than to leave it.  Real v. St. Jude Med., Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47081 (C.D. Cal. Mar. 29, 2017)