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In California, does an LLC have to use an attorney in order ...

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In California, does an LLC have to use an attorney in order to bring sue.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Law Girl replied 7 years ago.

DearCustomer

Thank you for your question.

This depends on the nature of your lawsuit. Generally, a business should use an attorney to represent its interests. When a business is sued or thinking of bringing a lawsuit, the business should have an attorney representing its interests. In rare instances, a businessperson may be permitted to represent himself or herself. For example, landlords frequently appear in conciliation court without a lawyer. In the majority of cases, however, when suing or sued in a regular civil action, an LLC must be represented by counsel.

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