"We protect your investment, so you can grow your practice"

Practice Areas

At Pacific Health Law Group we are dedicated to adding value to your business by focusing exclusively on the legal needs of healthcare professionals and health care related businesses. Our practice areas include:
•            Entity Formation
•            Employment Law
•            Practice Transitions
•            Real Estate Issues
•            Practice Compliance
•            Litigation
•            Estate Planning

Entity Formation - Whether you are a specialist working as an independent contractor or you choose to form a group practice with other dentists, the proper selection and formation of your business entity can protect you against personal liability and unnecessary frustration. Our office assists our dentist clients with all aspects of the business side of dentistry including, dental corporations and corporate compliance matters, business filings, dental partnership agreements, space sharing arrangements, joint ownership of equipment, and management service agreements.

Employment Law - California and federal statutes provide a complex framework of rules and regulations governing the employer-employee relationship. With extensive experience in labor and employment law matters, our office is ready and equipped to assist dentists with your employment law concerns. Our services include: associate and specialty employment agreements, dental employee manuals and handbooks, state and federal labor law counseling, and trade secret protection.

Practice Transitions - The Pacific Health Law group works hand in hand with our clients during the Dental Practice sales transition to ensure your investment is protected, either as a buyer or as the seller. We offer a full range of dental practice transition services, including but not limited to, letters of intent, comprehensive practice purchase agreements, seller financing agreements, non-competes and restrictive covenants, accounts receivable agreements, redo and uncompleted dental work arrangements, and other circumstances which are unique to dental practice transitions.

Office Leases - Onerous dental office lease provisions can pose major problems for dentists trying to grow their practice. Our office help our clients with negotiating, reviewing and drafting of office leases and dental office purchases.

Practice Compliance - The Pacific Health Law Group offers attorney representation and counseling with matters falling under the purview of California's Dental Practice Act and California's laws governing the business of dentistry. These issues include, but are not limited to, advertising, medical record compliance, professional reporting and permits, and other office regulations.

Dispute Resolution - Even the most successful dental practices can run into obstacles along the way. The Pacific Health Law Group represents dentists and their practices with their business related disputes, including breach of contract claims, debt collection cases, trade secret disputes, and partnership and group practice disputes. We provide our dentists with strong representation while finding sensible solutions to all of their business related problems.

Estate Planning - As a dentist, you have worked hard to provide for family and grow a successful dental practice. It is essential to protect your assets and also dispose of them in a manner that meets your objectives. Our office works with estate planning attorney experienced in issues related to health care professionals to provide our clients with comprehensive estate planning tools. These include, but are not limited to, will and trusts, life insurance trusts, medical directives, gifting plans, and charitable foundations and contributions.