Legal Advice

Meet the Real Justice League: 10 Entrepreneurs Helping Average People Navigate the Legal System

These startups make it less complicated -- and often cheaper -- to sort out your legal troubles.

5 Ways Franchisees Can Protect Their Business Interests

A longtime franchisee lawyer explains how franchisees can best protect their business interests.

Lissa Harris

You Really Could Have a Legitimate Business in a Week

If your great idea solves problems, the rest is mostly filling out forms online. You can knock it out in a few days.

Derek Miller

Managing Your Lawyers as Your Startup Grows

Five ways to better manage your legal counsel.

Miriam Rivera

Online Criminals Are Tricking Entrepreneurs Into Doing Their Dirty Work

Cyber-crooks skillfully launder money through unwitting legitimate online storefronts, creating major legal liabilities for careless entrepreneurs.

Ron Teicher

Planning a 'March Madness' Promotion for Your Business? Beware the NCAA's Wrath.

An intellectual property lawyer breaks down why you should think twice before using the annual tournament in your marketing or promotions.

4 Tips for Protecting the Corporate Veil

Here's how to keep your business out of legal trouble.

Mark J. Kohler

Election Stress in Your Office? 8 Answers to Employers' Most Important Questions

Do employees have an absolute right to discuss the election where you work?

How We Survived Getting Sued in Our First Year of Business

The big lesson we learned: Break up your projects, to minimize the pain should one of them get sued.

Leo Welder

4 Answers You Need Before Hiring Corporate Counsel for Your Company

Sound legal advice is essential, especially when you're just starting out.

Ryan Howard

4 Potential Lawsuits to Watch Out for in Small Business

Avoiding lawsuits isn't as thrilling as winning litigation but it's far less expensive.

Larry Alton