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4 Reasons Why You Need an Attorney & How You Can Afford One

4 Reasons Why You Need an Attorney & How You Can Afford One

| January 24, 2011 | 9 Comments

I know, I know. You are a college-educated, technologically savvy Gen Y entrepreneur. All you need is your Mac book, an internet connection and your just a Google search away from handling all of your company’s legal needs, right? Oh. So. Wrong! Here’s four reasons why: 1. Your Contract Drafting Skills Suck! I have clients […]

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Where Should I Incorporate My Business?

Where Should I Incorporate My Business?

| January 17, 2011 | 14 Comments

As an entrepreneur, you know that incorporating your business can be a wise move to minimize your liability, protect your personal assets, even provide tax savings in some cases. However, navigating the various logistical and legal requirements isn’t always easy — particularly when you don’t want to spend countless hours buried deep in legal fine […]

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Sole Proprietorships

What Everyone Needs to Know About Sole Proprietorships

| December 9, 2010 | 5 Comments

You are a young entrepreneur with a great new idea for widgets and have decided to launch into a profitable, widget-selling business from your bedroom. You make your first widgets by hand and sell them to kids at your school. Boom! You are now a sole proprietorship. What is a Sole Proprietorship? Establishing a sole […]

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Incorporation Tips: The Difference Between an LLC and S-Corp?

Incorporation Tips: The Difference Between an LLC and S-Corp?

| November 23, 2010 | 4 Comments

As an entrepreneur, you’re making important business decisions every day — from your logo and branding to your broadband provider. But choosing your legal business structure is a critical decision…one that will impact the taxes you pay, your ability to raise capital, how much paperwork you’ll have to contend with, and the personal liability you face. […]

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Are You Protecting Your Ideas? Learn How to do it Right!

Are You Protecting Your Ideas? Learn How to do it Right!

| August 27, 2010 | 2 Comments

“[I]f knowledge is the means for creating value, then intellectual property is the means for extracting that value.” – Arena & Carreras, The Business of Intellectual Property, Oxford University Press (2008). Protecting intellectual property is a key business and legal concern that is often overlooked, for one reason or another, by many small businesses. By […]

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