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Business Law
Contracts are executed and performed in all areas of business. From the start of a business to selling or closing of one, many contracts dominate the terms of production, performance, employment, services, and much more. You probably do not even realize it, but your business likely enters into many contracts daily. Buying your employee donuts...
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You’ve heard about the value of having a registered trademark – a word, phrase, symbol, or design that identifies and distinguishes your brand and prevents someone else from trying to capitalize on the good reputation you worked hard for. Maybe you’re ready to take the plunge and apply for trademark registration with the United States...
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Life and business are adjusting to a “new normal” amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, but don’t start ramping up your business operations until you make sure you’re protected – get a COVID-19 specific liability waiver and safeguard against potential legal trouble! Who should use a waiver? Managing partner of our firm Rachel Brenke explained it best,...
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The US Senate is discussing rolling out round two of COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds.  Here’s the quick 411 on what you need to know and how to maximize the benefits as a small business owner:   Who’s eligible? Small businesses that saw a 50% or more decrease in revenue in the in previous...
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  The Gist Of This Episode:  Are you a business owner who has taken advantage of PPP and/or EIDL, or are you considering it? Listen to this episode first! Rachel sits down with her own CPA, Andrew Jordan, to discuss updates and some of the pitfalls to using these services that you may not be...
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Businesses have to adjust, not to just one specific thing or incident, but constant shifts in the reality of the commercial world. Business is not like Monopoly where there is a set way to win/succeed, although occasionally you may have the urge to “flip the board” in anger. These days, plenty of business owners are...
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Heath Ledger’s Joker starring in “The Dark Knight” tells us, “if you’re good at something never do it for free.” Is this true? Should we always spend every ounce of our skill towards the effort of increasing the bottom line? It depends who you ask, but whether you’re a law firm, a photographer, a restaurant...
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The potential million-dollar question. Can I sue them? Or it’s the nasty counterpart, can they sue me for this? Most people get the picture of what a lawsuit process looks like from TV, and while Suits, Boston Legal, and Goliath are entertaining, there is more about the legal action process that you should know before...
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Money.com and journalist, Amanda Loudin, quoted our managing partner – Rachel Brenke – as an expert on small business use of liability waivers during pandemic. Read the entire article here.  
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One of the most common questions that business owners or would-be business owners should have in mind is, how do I want to set up my business? There is a right answer, and it will depend on what you want or don’t want. This article is not a substitute for consulting an attorney in your...
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