Lack of access to capital and the sequester may have a negative impact on many businesses bottom line. According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index Survey completed in December of 2012, more than forty four percent of small business owners are concerned about hi
Chances are if you are setting up a small Florida business, the last thing on your mind is a business lawyer. However, you can prevent problems down the road by thinking ahead and in the long run, you can save hundreds of dollars in legal fees and countless hours of headaches.
A mistake that new businesses or entrepreneurs occasionally make is agreeing to personal guarantee clauses within their contracts without fully and carefully considering the risks. Remember, by forming an LLC or corporation you have a strong, statutory protection against creditors att
Free Legal Advice is Worth What You Pay For It I recently gave a talk to a group of small business owners and warned them of the dangers of trusting legal advice (or legal documents) that they find on the internet. It reminded me of an article from David Colby (of Colbylawanno
I recently had lunch with an employment lawyer colleague here in Florida. We discussed what he saw as an alarming rise in the number of “Wage-and-Hour” lawsuits being filed locally. He also noted that these lawsuits were no longer just against big corporations either: a significant nu