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Asset Protection and the Hobby Loss Rule

Placing assets in different business entities has long been an accepted asset protection strategy. Doing so segregates the potential liability from each asset from all the others.   A good example of this approach […]

Sources for your Start-Up’s Seed Money

When you have your idea for a new business venture and you’ve committed to getting your start-up company off the ground, you have to consider how you will get your seed money and operating […]

The Basics of Forming a Corporation

If you are considering forming a corporation, it is wise to seek help from an experienced business attorney. The structure of your company will impact your business throughout its lifetime, so it is important […]

Tips for Branding Your Start-Up Business

If you are a business owner, it is important to realize that the “branding” of your entity should be a top priority. With the level of competition that is out there, customers are seeking […]

Are you Ready to Start a New Company?

Before you jump head-first into starting a new business, it is important to really consider whether or not you are prepared for this venture. Below are a few considerations:   Starting a new business […]

The Differences Between a Sole Proprietorship & a Single-Member LLC

One of the first crucial decisions an entrepreneur must make is how to legally structure the business. Most businesses that are started by one person begin as a sole proprietorship or a limited liability […]

How to Make Your Partnership Successful

When you are starting a new business, it can be extremely beneficial to have a partner or co-founder. Sharing the responsibilities, decision-making, and everything else that goes into a new venture can help ensure […]

Contractual Tips for Protecting Your Business

Creating strong contracts is one of the most effective ways you can protect your business. While every transaction is different, there are a few general guidelines that will help ensure your agreements are solid: […]

New Business Owners Should Avoid These IP Mistakes

For many new businesses, the most important asset owned by the company is the intellectual property (IP). Below are some of the common mistakes made when it comes to a new business’s IP: If […]

Avoiding Criminal Liability as a Business Owner

If you are considering starting your own business, there are many important decisions that must be made. You must take care of a variety of different contractual matters as well as ensuring your entity […]