Protecting Your Startup’s Intellectual Property

An oft-neglected part of running a startup involves the products unique to your brand. What can you do to make sure your intellectual property...

Franchisee: Red Flags When Signing a Real Estate Lease

For brick and mortar franchisees, securing your real estate transaction carries a significant weight on your future success. Not only is it a substantial...

Getting the Right Legal Service

Like doctors, lawyers are specialists. The key to getting great legal service is finding the right lawyer from the beginning. The attorney you know who specializes in criminal defense might not be the best option for business agreements and contracts.

What You Need to Know About Business Law

When you start a business, you will need to figure out the legal requirements that apply to your business and the laws that you need to adhere to.

The Small Business Non-Compete Agreement: Why It’s a Good Idea

Employees are often trusted with confidential and sensitive material while under your employment. But what happens when they are no longer working for the company, or have left for a competitor, taking all that valuable information with them?

How to Know When You Need a Contract

Do you sometimes lie awake at night wondering what will happen if your biggest customer doesn't pay you? How about if the vendor handling your website upgrade takes off with your thousand-dollar down payment? These scenarios would be a nightmare for any bootstrapping entrepreneur—and they happen all the time.

Common Legal Mistakes for Small Businesses

Regardless of the size of your company, the legal aspects of your business are critically important. Unfortunately, many small businesses fail to heed this salient fact, leaving them dangerously vulnerable and subject to serious legal exposure.

Preventing Workplace Harassment in Small Business Settings

Workplace harassment is far more than annoying; it can be illegal and costly. An environment with aggressive behavior, repeated humiliation, or offensive remarks will result in low employee morale, decreased productivity, and high employee turnover.

7 Great Blogs & Websites for Your Law Practice

If you own a law practice or work in the legal field, you know how important it is to use the most up-to-date sources...

How to Protect Your Business from Employee Theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening. According to Statistic Brain, $50 billion are stolen from U.S....

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