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Who Should Own Your Business Entity?

If you’ve decided to incorporate your business or review the type of entity you already have in place, it’s essential to not only choose the right entity, but also decide who (or what) should own that entity. Unfortunately, most basic business lawyers overlook this question, and I want to ensure you don’t miss it just […]

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5 Best Practices To Ensure Liability Protection From Your LLC

Many business owners structure their business as a limited liability company (LLC) because like corporations, LLCs offer personal liability protection for their owners. But unlike corporations, LLCs are not required to adhere to many of the same burdensome corporate formalities required of corporations. Since LLCs offer the liability protection of a corporation, without all of […]

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Debunking 4 Popular Myths About Business Entities

Setting up the right legal structure for your business may seem like a boring detail that you don’t need to spend much time on. But, in reality, selecting the right entity for your company is one of the most critical decisions you can make as a business owner. That said, there are all sorts of […]

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Choosing The Right Entity Structure-Part 2

Of all the different choices you have to make when starting a new business, arguably none is more critical or has a more significant impact on your success or failure than your choice of business entity structure. The entity you choose will affect everything from the amount of taxes you pay and the type of […]

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Choosing The Right Entity Structure-Part 1

Of all the different choices you have to make when starting a new business, arguably none is more critical or has a more significant impact on your success or failure than your choice of business entity structure. The entity you choose will affect everything from the amount of taxes you pay and the type of […]

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Understanding The Limits of Limited Liability

One of the main reasons for setting up your business as a corporation or limited liability company (LLC) is to shield your personal assets from debts and other liabilities incurred by your business. Corporations and LLCs exist as separate legal entities from their owners, which allows the business itself to acquire assets, enter into contracts, […]

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4 Ways A Business Lawyer Can Support Your Startup

The constant whirlwind of excitement and activity surrounding the launch of your startup can leave you feeling overwhelmed. You can get so focused on the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities involved with getting your operation up and running that you neglect some of your company’s most vital legal components. Because you are so busy and likely […]

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The Advantages of Launching Your LLC in the New Year

You may be wondering why so many business owners choose January 1 as the start date for their company. Surely, it’s not because everyone has the same New Year’s resolution, right? The fact is, there are a number of distinct advantages to launching your Limited Liability Company (LLC) at the beginning of the new year, […]

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5 Tips From A Lawyer For Keeping Your LLC Compliant

Many entrepreneurs structure their business as a limited liability company (LLC) because like corporations, LLCs offer personal liability protection for their owners. But unlike corporations, LLCs are not legally required to adhere to many of the same corporate formalities required of corporations. Given that LLCs offer the liability protection of a corporation, without all of […]

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets With Agreements (Non-Disclosure and Work for Hire Agreements)

The employment landscape has changed over the last few years and many small and mid-size companies today operate with outside help – contractors or freelancers who perform important tasks but who are not full-time employees on your payroll, or even third-party companies who consult on a new product or service. While companies that contract with […]

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5 Mistakes Start-ups Make When Forming Their Business

It seems that everywhere you look, a new start-up is trying to make it big with a game-changing idea. But it’s only the ones that can turn that idea into reality that reach business success. Too many start-ups fail to make the transition from idea to execution or encounter major setbacks along the way. In […]

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