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Auburn, California 95603
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With over 70 years of combined legal experience, Aronowitz Skidmore Lyon brings to its clients a recognized expertise in both transactional law and litigation in Placer County and throughout California.

Aronowitz Skidmore Lyon represents clients through an array of business and real estate transactions, and also provides dedicated advocates for its clients, whether they are plaintiffs or defendants, across a wide spectrum of disputes. Through experience and utilization of leading edge resources, the Firm provides quality legal services in the areas of real estate, corporate and business law, construction, estate planning and probate litigation. Our attorneys bring years of experience in their respective areas of expertise and are licensed to practice in all California State and Federal courts as well as the United States Supreme Court.

The Firm's philosophy is to provide the highest quality of legal representation in order to achieve our clients' goals in the most efficient and cost-effective manner while at all times being responsive to our clients to achieve consistently optimal results.

Legal Q&A

I bought the assets of a business, but I operate it under a new name. A former employee of the old company has brought a claim against me. Can he do that?
Unfortunately, yes. There is something called "successor liability" and, in certain circumstances, it can lead to you being liable for acts by the predecessor company. The former employee would need to claim that you are basically the same company and the court would look at your facility, your employees, your products, etc. to make that determination. If the prior company is still around, your purchase contract may include terms that could provide you some recourse. Seek the advice of an attorney to best protect yourself in this situation.

~Erin Tognetti

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