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Avvo Legal Guide: The 4 Pillars of a Solid Business Foundation

This excerpt, courtesy of A.J. Yolofsky, Family Business Laywer®, was originally published on Avvo. The guide can be read in full here. This guide will give you information about the four pillars upon which every business foundation is based. Ignoring your business' foundation means you are essentially flying by the seat of your pants not [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Art of Law|0 Comments

Estate Planning Essentials for Parents

A comprehensive estate plan can protect the things that matter most. For many, this means their property and their family. Including provisions for the care of your children in your estate plan is essential for peace of mind. But many parents struggle with including such provisions as naming a legal guardian for their child in [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Art of Law|0 Comments

Understanding the Difference Between Employees vs. Independent Contractors

Reduce Liability by Properly Classifying Independent Contractors [Florida] Throughout the Art of War, Master Tzu often instructs that the leader must depend on the quality of the army in order to wage war. In business, the CEO must create a team that will execute the business’ tasks on the path to success. An old adage [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Art of Law, Legal Strategy|0 Comments

YOU LIED! Lessons in Business Fraud Prevention

In hindsight, I should have asked more questions. One of the most well known of Master Sun’s instructions is that “all warfare is based on deception.” The business community adopted many of Sun Tzu’s teachings in the last twenty years. Thus, in some manner, thousands of people engage in deceptive interactions with their fellows in [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Art of Law, Legal Strategy|0 Comments

Choosing the Battlefield – Part I

Where to hold a legal event? The other day in court, I observed two lawyers arguing about where mediation should take place. The first lawyer, from a prestigious Florida law firm, argued that the mediation should not occur at the plaintiff’s office because the facilities there were not comfortable enough; therefore, it should be held [...]

By | August 14th, 2015|Art of Law|0 Comments