Category: Business Attorney

Three Tips to Help Keep Your Small Business Out of Court 1

Three Tips to Help Keep Your Small Business Out of Court

Something that is often floating around at the back of the mind of a small business owner is, what if I get sued? While the fact of the matter is that forming your business as a corporation rather than a sole proprietorship would protect your personal assets, you still don’t want to go through this […]

Three Reasons Your New Startup Needs a Business Attorney (1)

Three Reasons Your New Startup Needs a Business Attorney

Every small business owner or the founder of a new startup should want a business attorney in their corner. Why is this the case? Here are three things that a small business attorney can do for you. Business formations – You know that there are tax advantages to forming a corporation rather than a sole […]

What Contracts and Agreements Are Vital for Your Small Business 1

What Contracts and Agreements Are Vital for Your Small Business?

Every small business owner needs to be familiar with contracts and agreements. These are useful tools for protecting your business from harm. A small business attorney can help with the drafting and reviewing of contracts. What are some of the agreements that may serve you well in your business endeavors? Leases – A lease is […]

The Best Business Contracts and Agreements Follow This Formula (1)

The Best Business Contracts and Agreements Follow This Formula

If you run a small business, you may try to stay away from contracts and agreements as much as possible. After all, unless your business is a law firm, you may feel like these documents are a hassle you don’t want to deal with. However, business contracts and agreements can protect your new startup or […]

How to Acquire a Patent for Your Business Process or Invention

How to Acquire a Patent for Your Business Process or Invention

Everything from your business practices to proprietary software can be patented to give your company a competitive advantage. This is particularly important if you are running a small business that has to compete with global corporations. Here are a few tips to help you acquire the patent you need. Check the requirements – Not everything […]

Why an NDA Is Crucial When Working with Freelancers

Why an NDA Is Crucial When Working with Freelancers

If you operate a small business, having freelancers who perform work for you can often be a necessity. However, when you are dealing with clients that have sensitive information or your company has its own intellectual property to protect, an NDA may become necessary. Here are a few things that you gain by having an […]

What Will the Coronavirus Stimulus Package Do for Your Small Business?

What Will the Coronavirus Stimulus Package Do for Your Small Business?

As this article is being prepared, the Senate has already passed the coronavirus stimulus package, and members of the House of Representatives are traveling to the nation’s capital for a vote. If the package is passed as-is, how will your small business benefit? Here are a few highlights: Direct payments – Unless you or your […]

Without a Non-Compete, How Can You Protect Your Small Business?

Without a Non-Compete, How Can You Protect Your Small Business?

In many states, a non-compete agreement is a standard part of employee contracts. They keep your employees from learning about your business only to leave and start their own competing business in the same area. Unfortunately, some employers have abused this type of agreement. For example, some employers include non-compete agreements in a contract that […]

Is Incorporating Your Small Business Worth the Paperwork?

Is Incorporating Your Small Business Worth the Paperwork?

The short answer (for most businesses) is yes. Especially if you hire the right small business attorney and get the assistance you need at a reasonable price. However, you may want to know a few of the reasons for incorporating your small business before taking this step. Protect your personal assets from liability – Setting […]