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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 […]

3 Benefits of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is also sometimes referred to as a confidentiality agreement. This business contract helps to protect confidential information that may have to pass between individuals for the sake of a business arrangement. Depending on the guidelines set forth in the NDA, both parties commit not to disclose confidential business information to any […]

2017 Update – New California Laws that Affect Small Businesses

The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) has recently reviewed a slew of new legislation that may affect small business owners in the state of California. They called the report “The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly” and it outlines some beneficial new laws along with a few that may cause complications for small business […]

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Intellectual Property & Patents: Protecting Yourself During a Joint Venture Agreement

What is the difference between a joint venture and a partnership? How can you protect your intellectual property and patents if you decide to enter into a joint venture agreement? Here are some suggestions for small business owners who want to take this step. Joint Venture Agreements Vs. Partnership Agreements A partnership is a type […]

Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate.”

Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate.”

Welcome to another week’s Play from my Small Business Legal Playbook. I hope the tips are helpful to you and your business, as these Plays are specially designed to give you a little insight on the legal side of running a small business. Today’s Play, Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate” is the final Play […]

Play 15, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business.”

Play 15, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business.”

Welcome to another week’s Play from my Small Business Legal Playbook. I hope the tips are helpful to you and your business, as these Plays are specially designed to give you a little insight on the legal side of running a small business. Today’s Play, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business” involves something several of my […]