The days of doing business on a handshake are over, says attorney Nina Kaufman. Any entrepreneur who's looking to get started in business should have contracts or partnerships documented in legal agreements. Not only does this help protect you in case something goes wrong, she says, it can help outline responsibilities that you can monitor as your company grows.
Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. is an award-winning New York City attorney, edutainer and author. Under her Ask The Business Lawyer brand, she reaches thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners with her legal services, professional speaking, information products, and LexAppeal weekly ezine. She also writes the Making It Legal blog.