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Video: What You Need to Know Before Taking on InvestorsPlay Video

What You Need to Know Before Taking on Investors (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the legal precautions business owners need to take.
October 30, 2012 in Starting a Business
Video: 3 Critical Elements of Client AgreementsPlay Video

3 Critical Elements of Client Agreements (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines what's needed before you begin working with a client.
October 18, 2012 in Legal Center
Video: 3 Reasons to Consider a Legal Exit StrategyPlay Video

3 Reasons to Consider a Legal Exit Strategy (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman explains how an exit strategy can be useful if unexpected situations arise.
September 18, 2012 in Legal Center
Video: 3 Reasons to Incorporate Your BusinessPlay Video

3 Reasons to Incorporate Your Business (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman on when it makes sense to incorporate your startup company.
August 16, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Video: 3 Reasons Why Your Website Should Include Terms and ConditionsPlay Video

3 Reasons Why Your Website Should Include Terms and Conditions (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines why you should have the right policies in place online.
July 31, 2012 in Your Website
Video: When to Take Legal Action Over Late-Paying CustomersPlay Video

When to Take Legal Action Over Late-Paying Customers (Video)

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Consider these three issues before suing a client over unpaid fees.
July 24, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Video: The Biggest Legal Mistake to Avoid in PartnershipsPlay Video

The Biggest Legal Mistake to Avoid in Partnerships (Video)

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About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.
July 12, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Video: How to Stop a Competitor from Using a Similar Business NamePlay Video

How to Stop a Competitor from Using a Similar Business Name (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the steps you can take to protect your name.
July 5, 2012 in Naming Your Business
Video: How to Know Which State to Incorporate Your BusinessPlay Video

How to Know Which State to Incorporate Your Business (Video)

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You might not want to incorporate in a state other than the one where your company is doing business, attorney Mark Kohler says.
May 30, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Video: How to Get Low-Cost Legal ServicesPlay Video

How to Get Low-Cost Legal Services (Video)

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The secret? Persuade lawyers that your scrappy startup will one day be a paying client, says serial entrepreneur Mark Hirsch.
May 14, 2012 in Starting a Business
Video: How to Legally Protect Your Home If Your Business Is SuedPlay Video

How to Legally Protect Your Home If Your Business Is Sued (Video)

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Before starting up, it's important to set up protections for your personal assets, including your home. Here, attorney Mark Kohler explains.
May 7, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Video: How to Choose the Best Legal Entity for Your BusinessPlay Video

How to Choose the Best Legal Entity for Your Business (Video)

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Choosing a legal entity can be complicated, but it can help protect your business's assets. Attorney Mark Kohler explains.
March 6, 2012 in Legal Center
Video: How to Protect Your Business IdeasPlay Video

How to Protect Your Business Ideas (Video)

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Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover on making sure your business ideas aren't stolen as you seek out help and advice for your startup.
March 6, 2012 in Business Ideas
Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn

Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn

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Facebook posts about work may be protected speech -- giving small employers more of a reason to seek professional advice when crafting a social-media policy.
October 5, 2011 in Social Media
Labor Ruling Is a Reminder to Revisit Social Media Policies

Labor Ruling Is a Reminder to Revisit Social Media Policies

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A recent decision suggests it's time to consult with counsel regarding the legality of your social media policies.
September 8, 2011 in Social Media
Rocket Lawyer: Cutting Out Small Business Attorneys' Fees

Rocket Lawyer: Cutting Out Small Business Attorneys' Fees

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For forms and quick answers to burning legal questions, Rocket Lawyer is a good resource. But you might want to skip the professional package -- and the service fees.
August 31, 2011 in Technology
Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

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When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.
August 31, 2011 in Legal Basics For Startups
Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires

Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires

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If your HR department or hiring manager is thinking about vetting job applicants via social media sites, consider these consequences.
August 9, 2011 in Social Media
Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

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If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
August 5, 2011 in Legal Center

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights

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Created as a pressure release for patent office overload, the controversial America Invents Act may give big business the edge in securing patents. Here's a guide to protecting your intellectual property rights in the post-act age.
July 26, 2011 in Legal Center
Don't Use Facebook to Gripe about Work

Don't Use Facebook to Gripe about Work

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A recent employee firing, whether right or wrong, sheds light on why you need a social media use policy at your workplace.
July 14, 2011 in Business Management
When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business

When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business

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The U.S. Supreme Court prevented a class action discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart from going forward. But that decision could also embolden small businesses.
June 20, 2011 in Legal Center

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