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Messy legal issues can derail a new business. It's best to keep it clean from the start.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on when entrepreneurs should steer clear of this business entity.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on establishing a new name under which your company can do business.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the legal precautions business owners need to take.
Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines what's needed before you begin working with a client.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains how an exit strategy can be useful if unexpected situations arise.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on when it makes sense to incorporate your startup company.
Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines why you should have the right policies in place online.
Consider these three issues before suing a client over unpaid fees.
About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the steps you can take to protect your name.
You might not want to incorporate in a state other than the one where your company is doing business, attorney Mark Kohler says.
The secret? Persuade lawyers that your scrappy startup will one day be a paying client, says serial entrepreneur Mark Hirsch.
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.