Archive for September, 2016

Pulte Homes Corporation v. Williams Mechanical, Inc. – Dissolution of Corporation Not Possible When Corporation is Suspended by Franchise Tax Board (2016-9-16)

The recent decision in Pulte Homes Corporation v. Williams Mechanical, Inc. (Aug. 9, 2016) 2 Cal.App.5th 267 was arose from a claim by Pulte for “$69,576 based on Williams’s allegedly negligent performance of a subcontract for the installation of plumbing in two residential construction projects.” The advance sheets contained the entire opinion.  When the decision […]






Taylor Anderson LLP v. U.S. Bank – Chargeback of Cashier’s Check Approved by Court (2016-9-5)

The law of payment systems has interested this writer for many years.  It is an area of law filled with arcane and technical rules, most of which are never encountered in day-to-day transactions. Think of it.  Millions of checks are processed each day, yet it is a rare occurrence when a legal issue arises involving […]