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18 01, 2018

Legal Alert: Thomas Fire and Subsequent Flooding – Fire and Flood Insurance Coverage

By | January 18th, 2018|Legal Alerts, News|Comments Off on Legal Alert: Thomas Fire and Subsequent Flooding – Fire and Flood Insurance Coverage

The Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire in California history, and the subsequent flooding in the Montecito area were catastrophic.  There was a significant loss of life, homes and properties.  Our community spirit is regaining itself, as we all pull together to assist those in need, some having to revive their lives.  Our attorneys are assisting [...]

15 01, 2018

Tax Cuts and Job Act Business & Corporate Tax Strategies (Form Your Corporation Today!)

By | January 15th, 2018|News, The Advisor|Comments Off on Tax Cuts and Job Act Business & Corporate Tax Strategies (Form Your Corporation Today!)

Taxes… Taxes… Taxes are at the forefront of our conversation.  Are you a winner or a loser under the new paradigm?  How do you better your positioning; change your business structure, your estate planning?  Businesses and corporations are clearly winners under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Cuts Act). Businesses Preferred. Our country’s federal [...]

3 01, 2018

2018’s BFAS Team!

By | January 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018’s BFAS Team!

We are so happy to be able to march ahead with you in 2018!

21 12, 2017

BFAS Honored by Goleta’s Finest!

By | December 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on BFAS Honored by Goleta’s Finest!

We are proud to announce that BFAS received the Goleta's Finest Award for Small Business of the Year!

14 12, 2017

Legal Alert: Your business has been affected by the Thomas Fire. Here are 5 things you can do now.

By | December 14th, 2017|Business, Corporate and Venture, Legal Alerts, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legal Alert: Your business has been affected by the Thomas Fire. Here are 5 things you can do now.

Donning our N95 masks for another day in smoke-filled Santa Barbara, we watch in awe while more than 7,000 firefighters do battle with the Thomas fire as it continues to threaten our communities. Western Ventura County has been devastated by the loss of more than 900 homes (and counting). Neighborhoods at the east-end of Carpinteria, [...]

14 12, 2017

Small Business Year-End Checklist

By | December 14th, 2017|News, The Advisor|Comments Off on Small Business Year-End Checklist

As 2017 draws to a close, it is time to start planning for 2018.  As a small business owner, now is a good time to check the legal aspects of your business to ensure you in good standing.  Here are a few items every small business should complete as part of your year-end legal checklist. [...]

17 11, 2017

Elected Officials Reception Hosted By Hospitality Santa Barbara

By | November 17th, 2017|Beverage and Hospitality, News|Comments Off on Elected Officials Reception Hosted By Hospitality Santa Barbara

Hospitality Santa Barbara recently hosted an Elected Officials Reception. This event introduced new city officials to hospitality business owners and the Santa Barbara community.  BFAS Partner, Trevor Large is Board President of Hospitality Santa Barbara. He and the board invited elected officials to come and talk about legislation that impacts the Santa Barbara community. KEYT [...]

14 11, 2017

New California Labor/Employment Laws for 2018

By | November 14th, 2017|Employment, News, The Advisor|Comments Off on New California Labor/Employment Laws for 2018

The current legislative session is now at a close.  Governor Brown has approved or vetoed the bills sent from the legislature.  Unfortunately for employers, this year was fairly active for labor and employment laws.  Below is a partial list, not exhaustive, of the biggest developments from this year’s new laws.  Unless otherwise noted, these laws [...]

30 10, 2017

BFAS Client Appears on ABC’s Shark Tank

By | October 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on BFAS Client Appears on ABC’s Shark Tank

Does a shark decide to roll with BFAS client Brazyn Life? Find out by watching the latest episode of ABC's Shark Tank – they appear around the 32 minute mark: http://abc.go.com/shows/shark-tank/episode-guide/season-09/6-episode-6

20 10, 2017

BFAS Attorneys Among the “Who’s Who in Professional Services”!

By | October 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on BFAS Attorneys Among the “Who’s Who in Professional Services”!

We're excited to congratulate BFAS attorneys Michael S. Fauver, Trevor D. Large and Naomi R. Dewey for being named in the Pacific Business Coast Times "Who's Who in Professional Services" list this year!