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Avoid These 5 Common Startup Legal Mistakes

It seems that everywhere you look, a new startup is trying to make it big with a game-changing idea. But, it’s only the ones that can turn that idea into reality that reach business success. Too many startups fail to make the transition from idea to execution or encounter major setbacks along the way. In [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Contract Advice, Legal Strategy|0 Comments

Is Your Payment and Agreement Process Losing You Money?

If you get paid for a service, collecting payment is the lifeblood of your company. And, yet, if you are like most people, you've made it an afterthought. Indeed, few companies and individuals have given deep consideration to how their clients and customers interpret and understand the agreement presented. For example, I recently got a [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Contract Advice|0 Comments

Hiring? Great! Here’s How to Get Started with Your First Employee

Up until now, you alone have been running your small business. Now you need help. The moment when a small business owner decides to hire his or her first employee is one of triumph. Conversely, knowing how to start the hiring process can be a moment of confusion. If you’re ready to hire your first [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Contract Advice|0 Comments

Is Your Family “Too Young” to Need an Estate Plan?

Young families face different estate planning needs and challenges than those who have had a long life behind them. While established families may be concerned about what will happen to their family when they pass on, young, growing families can be more focused on what is happening to their family in the present. And you [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Contract Advice, Legal Strategy|0 Comments

The Framework of a Deal

Donald Trump published a book many years ago titled “The Art of the Deal.” Dozens of articles are published every year about negotiating a better deal. This past week, the United States announced that a framework of a deal to restrict Iran’s ability to obtain nuclear weapons. However, the details still need to get worked [...]

By | April 7th, 2015|Contract Advice, Legal Strategy|0 Comments

4 Ways to Draft All Your Contracts

“We just signed a major deal!” “I just put in a contract on a house!” “Click here to accept our terms and continue . . .” These phrases all have in common that a contract has just been made. Contracts are the cornerstone of business dealings. In some places, contracts are still made on handshakes [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Contract Advice|0 Comments