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May 28, 2019

The Benefits of a Non-Disclosure Agreement

A non-disclosure agreement is an important concept in the world of business law. It’s an agreement between two parties that acknowledges that there might be information disclosed during the course of a business relationship that is confidential in nature. It prevents the parties from disclosing the confidential information to third parties. If you are dealing […]
May 28, 2019

What to Know About Durable Power of Attorney in Estate Planning

If you are considering the future for your family and loved ones, estate planning is the way to set them up for success. There are tons of different terms and concepts that you might not be familiar with in the estate planning process, which is why it’s always a great idea to hire a great […]
May 28, 2019

4 Common Problems for Startups

Startups are popping up everywhere these days. The spirit of entrepreneurship is leading more and more individuals towards pursuing the creation of their businesses. Startup owners that choose the path of entrepreneurship certainly won’t have an easy path to achieve success. They will have to compete with big and established competitors while trying to avoid […]
May 28, 2019

The Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolutions

Disputes can arise in the business world for a variety of different reasons. It might be a broken contract, a shareholder disagreement, or a partnership dispute. Whatever the case is for your business, it’s always important to keep in mind all of the options you have for resolving the dispute. Not every business dispute has […]
May 28, 2019

How to Fire Someone While Avoiding a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Owning a business means making tough decisions. You have to decide on things like where to house your business, what to spend your budget on, and who to hire. Sometimes, the people that you hire to help you achieve your business goals don’t work out. Maybe they aren’t as skilled as they stated on their […]
May 28, 2019

3 Crucial Labor Laws Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Being a business owner means acting as a multi-faceted professional with expertise in lots of different concepts. You will likely be working hard to manage the company’s finances, employees, business plan, and legal aspects. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and overlook important details, especially if you are just getting started. That’s why we’ve put together […]
May 28, 2019

Negotiating a Commercial Lease for Your Business

If you are a business owner, the chances are you will run into the challenge of negotiating a commercial lease for your company. Rent is typically one of the biggest business expenses you will have to deal with, which is why you want to make sure you negotiate a good deal. If you aren’t careful […]
May 28, 2019

Important Legal Concerns for a Startup

There’s nothing like coming up with an incredible business idea and taking actionable steps towards making it a reality. Startup owners are typically very excited to get things started with their business and start working towards making their dreams come true. Unfortunately, it’s easy for startup owners to neglect important legal aspects that can come […]
May 1, 2019

How to Prevent Partnership Disputes

Starting a business with a partner provides you with a great opportunity to leverage someone else’s skills, knowledge, and work ethic for the greater good of the company. A partnership is great because you can both work together to achieve great things. Collaborating and open communication is key to any successful partnership. Unfortunately, conflicts often […]
May 1, 2019

What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

Opening a business comes with its fair share of risks. Sometimes, businesses face a combination of hardship and uncertainty that leads them to close their doors for good. Investing a ton of money into a business can lead to extensive debt and financial burden for the owners. That’s why the option to file for Chapter […]
October 16, 2018
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5 Signs It’s Time to Evict Your Tenants

Have you been having trouble with some of your tenants? Have you tried giving them warnings, issuing official statements, and trying to reason with them all to no avail? Then it might be time to evict. Eviction might seem harsh, but as the landlord, it’s your right to evict tenants under certain circumstances. It is […]
October 19, 2018

Top 5 Tips to Find the Best Estate Planning Lawyer

Whether we like it or not, we’re all going to die one day. And when we do, its easier for our families if our affairs are in order. Unfortunately, not everyone sees things this way. Even the wealthiest people sometimes forget to get their estates in order. Singer Aretha Franklin, for example, passed away in […]
October 19, 2018

What to Do When a Tenant Refuses to Leave

Today, the number of renters in the United States is at its highest since 1965. While the number of households in the US grew, the number of owners stayed flat. This is a consequence of the housing bust in the country. That said, it does mean that more people have the opportunity to increase their […]
October 20, 2018
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5 Legal Issues Real Estate Agents Need to Be Aware Of

For you, nothing compares to the thrill of making that home sale and collecting that check on closing day. And you’re not the only person who feels this way. Research shows that more than 440,000 people in the United States were real estate agents in 2016. However, as exciting as being a real estate agent […]
October 24, 2018
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4 Employment Laws Every Manager Needs to Know

There are a couple of ways to look at employment lawsuits. The first one is to take the “What’s the worst that could happen?” approach. Managers who know that workers only win 1 percent of federal civil suits that go to trial are more likely to take this approach because they figure the odds are […]
October 28, 2018
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3 Reasons You Need to Hire an Estate Lawyer When Writing Your Estate Plan

Do you have a plan for what happens to your personal property after you pass away? What about a legal document outlining what you’d like to have happen if you become incapacitated? If not, then you need to consider creating an estate plan. In this post, we’ll tell you just a few of the many […]
November 1, 2018
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Top 5 Reasons You Need to Hire a Probate Lawyer

The Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory rates various life events for stress. Not surprisingly the death of a spouse is the top item and death of close family is in the top five too. It’s not surprising then that it’s at a time like this that executors and families turn to professionals to help them. The legal […]
November 5, 2018
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How to Draft an Eviction Letter

It’s unfortunate, but there are times when we have to say goodbye to tenants. Those times often happen through the process of eviction. There’re many reasons to evict tenants. Nonpayment is most popular. But lease violations, property damage, and illegal behavior are others. If you must release a problem tenant from your property, there’s a […]
November 16, 2018
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Landlord Laws You Should Memorize Before Renting Property: Know Your Rights & Your Tenant’s Rights

Being a landlord comes with a lot of responsibilities. You are allowing someone, most often complete strangers, to move into a home or apartment you own. There are landlord laws on the local, state and federal levels that you must adhere to. It is important that both the property owner and client understand these tenant laws. […]
November 20, 2018
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4 Things Everyone Should Know About Probate Law & How it Works

The residents of California are lucky in that the probate process isn’t especially difficult. Unfortunately, it can be expensive. California is unique in that it is one of the few states that let lawyers charge a fee based on the percentage of the assets going through probate. These rates are set out in the California probate […]