Category: Contracts & Agreement Attorney

3 Ways Employee Contracts Help Secure Your Small Business 1

3 Ways Employee Contracts Help Secure Your Small Business

Having an employee contract can make a significant difference for small business owners who find themselves in a bad situation. While you always hope a new employee is going to work out, that’s just not the way things always play out. Here are three times that an employee contract could save your company from a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Don’t Hire Employees for Your Small Business Until You Read This Article

Don’t Hire Employees for Your Small Business Until You Read This Article

The federal government and the state of California both have laws that protect employees. If you run a small business, there are some things that you should know about before you end up doing something that could cost your company a big fine. Eligibility – There are massive fines for hiring someone who is not […]