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Why Small Businesses Need a Cannabis Attorney

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

The cannabis industry in California has been growing at a rapid pace ever since recreational usage was legalized. A rising number of investors, growers, sellers, and couriers are trying to carve out a niche or expand their brand to a broader customer base. It may be tempting to try to keep costs lean by… Read More »

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Tax Cuts on California Cannabis

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

Taxes are inevitable, regardless of the industry. We talked before about how cannabis producers and sellers face additional hurdles when dealing with taxes as a result of conflicting state and federal laws. Cannabis producers also face exorbitantly high taxes compared to other industries. Thankfully, some California legislators are trying to ease the burden on… Read More »

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Cash System Makes it Hard for Marijuana Businesses to Pay Taxes

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

As we approach tax season, all businesses are in the process of making complicated allocation and valuation decisions, and the process is even more complicated due to staffing shortages and interruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, California and the federal government have granted extensions to the filing deadline for many filers. In the… Read More »

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What Happens if You Hit a Jaywalker Who is At-Fault in California?

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

We all know the old adage in California: “Pedestrians have the right-of-way.” Surely, however, there must be a limit on auto driver fault where a pedestrian is actually to blame for an accident. If a pedestrian darts across the street at a busy intersection, forgoing the crosswalk or proper traffic signal protection, and an… Read More »

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COPYRIGHT CONCEPT

Protect Your Cannabis Copyright in California

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

Cannabis distribution is just like any other business:  You need to protect your brand and its integrity.  If a competitor uses your brand name without your consent, your customer base may be stolen from you, your reputation could suffer, and the integrity of your business may founder.  U.S. copyright law is intended to protect… Read More »

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Is it a Good Idea to Post on Social Media After a Car Accident?

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

After a car crash, especially if the accident was serious and you were inured, you may have the urge to post on social media.  You may want to tell your family and friends that you are ok, giving status updates on your recovery.  You may even have the urge to complain about the accident… Read More »

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Can You Sue a Minor for a Car Accident?

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

If a negligent driver has injured you, you may be facing significant, unexpected financial hurdles:  property damage, medical bills, possible lost wages or disability, etc.  You may be entitled to recover from the negligent party or their insurance.  But what if the other driver was a teenager?  Are the rules different?  Can teens be… Read More »

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McReynolds Vardanyan LLP Given Top Honor from Expert Research Organization

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

After a nationwide review, McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP has earned a place in the Expertise.com selection of the Best Car Accident Lawyers in Glendale. Expertise.com utilizes a proprietary research and selection process to identify the top attorneys in top cities across the United States. This research model employs 25 variables across five categories. After careful… Read More »

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Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

In the State of California, there were 485,866 reported car accidents in 2017.  Metropolitan areas, especially Los Angeles, have the largest share of crashes and the biggest number of traffic-related injuries and fatalities.  Los Angeles saw over 90,000 motorists injured or killed in 2017.  The majority of these accidents could have been avoided if… Read More »

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How to Prevent Distracted Driving

By McReynolds | Vardanyan LLP |

Distracted driving has rapidly become one of the most prevalent causes of traffic accidents in California and across the country. Californians rank cell-phone use while driving as the biggest danger on the road, and over half of all California drivers report that they have been hit or nearly hit by a distracted driver. Nationally,… Read More »

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