Legal Advice The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Legal Advice en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Jonathan Segal Even A Business in Cyberspace Needs Legal Protection That feeling of being unfettered on the Internet is an illusion but some basic legal documents will make it virtually real. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT Genavieve Shingle The New Legal Economy and What It Means for Small Companies So far, most of the Internet resources for hiring lawyers have targeted price not quality. But now innovative options are emerging that might shake up the marketplace. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT Basha Rubin How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business Because exports give the U.S. economy a big charge, government agencies are happy to help you sell just about anything to foreign markets. Here are the government resources available to you. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Krista Turner Raising Money for Your Business? Consider These Tips. Being savvy about your time and money can maximize your resources as you bootstrap your business. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:45:00 GMT Linda Lacina Why Your New Business Needs a Lawyer Yesterday Even a young company can run into legal problems. An attorney is trained to identify potential problems -- before they happen. Fri, 23 May 2014 22:30:00 GMT Michael Acosta Save Time and Money, Tell Your Attorney Everything Communication drives attorney-client relationships, but clients, perhaps fearful or simply embarrassed, are often reluctant to tell all. Fri, 09 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT David G. Ebert and Warren E. Friss Find an Attorney Who Will Be in Your Corner With These 3 Tips Startups should seek good legal counsel for a multitude of questions and issues. It's obviously important to trust your lawyer. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan 'I'm Getting Divorced, and My Spouse Owns Part of My Company' Now what? Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Mike Sowinski 6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Lorie A. Parch The Biggest Legal Mistake Entrepreneurs Make Often entrepreneurs try to cut corners to save costs. But doing so with your legal documents, may end up costing you more down the road. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT Basha Frost Rubin and Mirra Levitt Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker Startups should be careful to follow state and federal statutes otherwise the penalties could be great and the unwanted publicity significant. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT Arkady Bukh Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering Excessive lawyering is the clientÂ’s natural enemy. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make sure you are on the same page as your lawyer and your expectations are met. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT David G. Ebert and Warren E. Friss Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know. Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jaia Thomas When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT Doug Wolf 7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT David G. Oberdick Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf. Attorney Doug Wolf wants to answer your big startup questions about trademarks, copyright, due diligence and working with venture groups. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:30:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT Peter Buckland Figuring Out How to Divvy Up Startup Equity When launching a startup, often founders need to offer up equity to employees in lieu of big salaries. Our legal expert Peter Buckland offers up advice on how to approach equity option pools. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT Peter Buckland 3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs If you fail to implement a formal agreement, there can be costly consequences in the end. Be sure to put it in writing and save the hassle down the road. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:00:00 GMT Chas Rampenthal