Business owners who have other partners, members, or shareholders need to consider what will happen to their ownership interest on retirement, death, divorce, or permanent disability. The same is true for co-owners of major investment assets such as real estate held in a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership.
For those of you who have not already started a business, or are trying to figure out how best to start your business, this article will help you learn the 8 steps of the process.
You can’t start a business without a good idea.
One of the biggest advantages to incorporating a business is the Owners enjoy protection from being held personally responsible for the debts and liabilities of the corporation. A “Corporate Veil” is created between the Owner’s personal assets and […]
The limitations of sole proprietorships.
Many small business owners launch their companies as sole proprietorships. This means that you and your business are essentially one and the same. This also means that your assets and those of the business are also one and the same and […]
Many small business owners launch their companies as sole proprietorships in which they and their businesses are essentially one and the same. However, changing the format of a small business to a corporation can offer personal protection in case debts or […]
One of the keys to launching and running a successful company is your ability to obtain capital at various stages of business development. An attorney can play an important role in the initial […]
In my extensive work with small businesses I have found a number of common legal issues that come up over and over again. This list describes the problems and options to avoid each. No formal […]
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Is Your Business in Compliance with the CA Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014?
The California Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act of 2014 is now fully in effect, providing paid sick leave to employees as well as significant potential for liability for employer […]
As an owner of a small business, the danger of crippling litigation should be at the top of your priorities. Legal headaches can take you by surprise and severely hurt your bottom line. Here are […]