Business Law

Compliance Checklist for Creating and Operating Your Business

One of the difficulties in running a business is figuring out which types of laws and regulations apply. Figuring out the intricacies of federal and state law is difficult enough. Then, depending on where your business is located, you also need to consider local ordinances and regulations such as the county or city code. This complexity can sometimes lead to a bury your head in the sand approach where it is hoped that ignorance of the law will be a defense if something goes wrong. However, that is not the case. It is assumed that business owners are aware of and understand the laws that are applicable to their businesses.

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Which Type of Business Entity is Right for My Company?

There are many different types of business entity structures that you can utilize as a business owner, but there can be uncertainty regarding which business entity is the right one for you. Choosing the right type of business entity is an important part of  ensuring that you will be able to achieve your business goals

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It’s Small Business Week! Does your Small Business Need an Attorney?

Many people think that they don’t need an attorney unless something goes wrong or they get sued.  While it is true that an attorney can help you out if there is the possibility of a lawsuit, small business owners often miss out on the other beneficial support that an attorney can provide to avoid potential litigation and help your business thrive.  There are several reasons why a small business may not want to have an attorney on retainer, but the main one is cost. 

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