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WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO INCORPORATE?

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Have you been thinking about starting a business or incorporating a business or an existing sole proprietorship?  If so, you might be wondering what’s the best time to incorporate.  Should you try to squeeze it in before the end of the year or wait until next year? Below are three tips for determining when is…

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SERVICE DOGS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Many people with disabilities use a service animal in order to fully participate in everyday life.  Dogs can be trained to perform many important tasks to assist people with disabilities, such as providing stability for a person who has difficulty walking, picking up items, preventing a child with autism from wandering away, or altering a…

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HELPING YOUR KID START A LEGAL BUSINESS

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Lemonade stands and lawn mowing are popular ways for kids to earn pocket change, but could they get in legal trouble for their entrepreneurial activities?  Kids just want to be kids, but kids also want to be grown-ups.  That’s why letting kids have a neighborhood lemonade stand, yard sales or lawn mowing businesses is a…

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BUSINESS CONTRACTS POST COVID-19

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Small business owners affected by COVID-19 know all too well the importance of written agreements in these uncertain times.  What gets included, and what doesn’t, can make or break a small business when the unexpected happens.  There are sever strategies you might consider to reduce uncertainty when drafting your own contracts post pandemic.  1.WHAT SHOULD…

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COVID-19 LIABILITY WAIVERS

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As we are nearing the holiday session, there is no clear date for businesses and activities to fully reopen across the United States and California. More and more attention has been given to what protections businesses have from COVID-19 related lawsuits. Many businesses find it a necessity to reopen during this time of uncertainty in…

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BEST PRACTICES TO PROTECT YOUR TRADEMARK

Ferrari is notoriously protective of anything and everything that bears even a remote connection to the Ferrari brand and has, along the years, earned a reputation for being quick to fire cease and desists and even lawsuits against anyone who dares infringe their trademark. Ferrari has held the trademark for the shape of the 250…

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Could This Be Your Business?

By Kelly Bagla, Esq. Margaret Thatcher once famously said, “If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” The number of female founders and owners of businesses has increased dramatically in recent years, and the impact of businesses with women at the helm is significant in terms of…