Common Legal Problems for Small Businesses

For small business owners, legal issues can be both distracting and dangerous. They require time and attention from the business owner that is better used growing their company. In addition, legal matters put owners in a difficult position because they are dealing with matters that are unfamiliar to them. If they make a mistake, it […]


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What Ignoring Workplace Harassment Can Mean For the Future of Your Business

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of workplace harassment complaints had steadily risen over five years. Employees now have a greater understanding of what is illegal conduct and more determination to stand up for themselves when their legal rights are being violated. Even if a company has strict workplace policies, it may not be […]


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Everything You Need To Know About Fiduciary Duty

A fiduciary duty is the strictest duty of care recognized by the legal system. Because of this, it is incredibly important that fiduciaries fulfill their responsibilities correctly and faithfully. Many people would be surprised by how broadly fiduciary duty can be applied and how unintentional actions could cause a breach. Here is everything you need to know about fiduciary duty, whether you were appointed a fiduciary or principal (the party to whom the fiduciary owes a duty).


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How To Avoid A Business Divorce

Many people compare business partnerships to domestic ones, and it’s easy to see why. Just like marriage, a business takes a lot of dedication and hard work; and, breaking up can be hugely expensive. Business divorces can destroy a business and any assets you have spent years building. While business divorces are sometimes necessary and the best course of action, every effort should be made to avoid these costly breakups.


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Common Bad Faith Tactics Used By Insurance Companies

Nearly everyone has some kind of insurance policy. Whether it’s for your car, home, business, or yourself, insurance policies give us peace of mind knowing that if anything happens, we won’t be left in the dark and coming out of pocket financially. Insurance is a good thing, but only if insurance companies play by the rules. Unfortunately, many insurance companies utilize bad faith tactics to avoid paying out on claims.


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What To Include in a Business Partnership Agreement

Starting a business is incredibly exciting, but many first-time business owners don’t anticipate the myriad of responsibilities involved with setting up, running, and maintaining a business. The day-to-day aspects of business operations can involve lots of moving parts, which can lead to stress and sometimes confusion among the owners of a business. When partners form […]


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Why You Need An Attorney To Draft Contracts

Many people conduct business without the help of an attorney. Oftentimes business dealings like transactions and agreements seem straightforward and simple to the layperson, but the reality is these matters have serious legal implications. Whether you are conducting business without a contract or are using a contract that was not drafted by an experienced attorney, you need to be aware of the risks you are facing.


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