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STARTING A BUSINESS

As a San Diego business attorney, I am frequently asked: “What type of business should I be?” It generally depends on what kind of business you want to conduct. The type of business entity should reflect the kind of business you do.

20 MOST COMMON BUSINESS STARTUP QUESTIONS

In the months leading up to opening a business, there are hundreds of questions that come up. It’s part of the process to have questions that you want answered; it means your mind is dedicated to the business. With that said, we’ve picked 20 of the most common questions that people have asked us about the businesses they’d like to open, and we’ve given our answers as well.

10 BIG LEGAL MISTAKES MADE BY STARTUPS

As an attorney involved with startups, I have seen plenty of legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs and startup companies. The following are some of the more common and problematic legal mistakes we have seen.

NOT MAKING THE DEAL CLEAR WITH CO-FOUNDERS
You absolutely have to agree with your co-founders early on what the deal is among you.

TOP 10 BUSINESS PLAN MISTAKES

When it comes to creating a business plan that attracts investors, these tips will help you get it right the first time.

Every business should have a business plan.

Unfortunately, despite the fact that many of the underlying businesses are viable, the vast majority of plans are hardly worth the paper they’re printed on.

CHECKLIST OF MUST HAVE CONTRACTS FOR STARTUPS

When you come up with an amazing idea for a new product, service, or anything else really, it’s a very exciting time. Having your very own startup is probably the most exciting time of your life. So, it’s easy to get carried away and start your business without any of your legal needs being fulfilled.

EXIT STRATEGY CHECKLIST

As a private business owner, you know that every major decision required careful thought and preparation; and what bigger decision is there than deciding to sell your business? To sell your business is not as simple as putting up a for-sale sign. There are lots of things you need to take into consideration, and many steps to prepare.