Category: Small Business 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Keep an Employee from Taking Trade Secrets When They Move On

How to Keep an Employee from Taking Trade Secrets When They Move On

Whether you had to fire an unruly employee or they left for a more prestigious position in a major corporation, you need to protect your small business. Your Intellectual Property represents your competitive edge. That means you have to think about protecting your business before you even hire your first employee. Here are two ways […]

Why You Should Have Business Contracts in California

Why You Should Have Business Contracts in California

In California, you can argue breach of contract in a court of law, even if you only had a verbal agreement with someone. So that does that mean business contracts are useless? Absolutely not! In fact, there are some situations where the courts will not hear your case unless there is a written contract. Here […]