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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.
Choosing a legal entity can be complicated, but it can help protect your business's assets. Attorney Mark Kohler explains.
Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover on making sure your business ideas aren't stolen as you seek out help and advice for your startup.
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.
A recent decision suggests it's time to consult with counsel regarding the legality of your social media policies.
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.
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.
If your HR department or hiring manager is thinking about vetting job applicants via social media sites, consider these consequences.
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.
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.
A recent employee firing, whether right or wrong, sheds light on why you need a social media use policy at your workplace.
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.
How to set up an LLC without creating taxable income for your sweat-equity partner
Why your business structure could be eating away at your company's bottom line
These 20 hiring and firing errors--and the suggestions for avoiding them--should help you steer clear of discrimination lawsuits.